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Display at Durbanville Library Hall - 15 December 2012
Our Club was fortunate in being able to use the Hall at the Durbanville Library on Saturday 15 December to present a static display of various models.  The purpose was to bring our hobby to the attention of those who might find it of interest.

A number of members attended, and a good variety of models was on show.  Visitor numbers were not overwhelming, as expected, and those who did call included some who did not know about the club at all, and in at least one case, was an active scale modeller.  Good conversations were had and it was generally felt that it was worthwhile, and should be repeated at intervals.

Our thanks to the Durbanville Library for making the hall available to us, as well as the TygerBurger, TygerTalk (and their sister community newspapers), and Fine Music Radio for the notices for the event which they carried.
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An overall view of the range of models on show

In addition to those seen here, models of particular interest (and which are not shown in the images here) included Piet Botha's Bismarck and WWII submarine; and Josh van Besouw's trireme and work-in-progress speedboat.

Seen here (anti-clockwise) is a selection of Johan Bulterman's naval and civil vessels, Alan Whitwam's early sailing vessels, John Maberly's International One Metre (IOM) yacht (sail no. 25), Mike Philips' Phantom yacht (blue / white sails), and Colin Rudert's scratch built yacht (on it's side)

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Alan Whitwam showed these two old models which had been largely unseen for many years.

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Colin Rudert (the Club's Correx construction leader) put on display these two models, the innovative fully-functional rowing boat, and his impressive Correx yacht
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Peter Ridgway's immaculate 'Valdivia' schooner made it's debut and attracted much attention and discussion