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Fast boats
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for sale / wanted
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Contacts & membership



Model Boat - Guides  and advice
Building Model Boats

Model Boat Clubs (SA)
Durban Radio Boat Club
Cape Model Boat Club (mainly I.C. powerboats)
R/C Laser yachts in S.A.
Gauteng Model Boat Club
Centurion Model Boat Club

Sources of plans, mouldings,
kits, etc
Clowns Hobbies (Cape Town, SA)  35A Northumberland St., Boston, Bellville (021) 945 1296 / 3016  /
Hobby Warehouse (Cape Town, SA)  (021) 683 2168
Model Railroad Specialists 130 Main Road, Plumstead, Cape Town  021 761-3070
MG Hobby's  (Ottery, Cape Town) 
     (021) 703 4102 / 082 677 7754 /
Loukie's Bait Boats   20 Machavie str, South Hills, Johannesburg, near Alberton

Model Yachting Resource Center (USA)
Marine Modelling Magazine
Underhill (UK)
Kingston Mouldings (UK)
MyHobbyStore (UK ?)
Traplet (UK)

Tools and materials
metals: Copalcor (metals: aluminium, brass, brazing rod, copper, stainless steel)
plastics: Maizey Plastics (Cape Town, SA)
resins etc: Advanced Materials Technology (Cape Town, SA)
rigging: Goodwood Sport Fishing Tackle Specialists.  28 Voortrekker Rd, Goodwood.  (021) 591 6941
rigging: The Fishing Specialist.  Unit 1A Olympic Park, Voortrekker Rd, Maitland,  (021) 591 4240
rigging, small eyelets: Charmaine's (arts and crafts): 9 Smith St, de la Haye, Bellville, (021) 949 2283
sail materials: Quantum Sails / Ullman Sails  (full-size sailmakers)   (021) 593 1620 
tools, small etc: Cape Watchmakers (Cape Town, SA)
tubing (silicone): Rubber Products & Mouldings (Cape Town, SA)
custom cut polystyrene, ideal for model makers Expanded Polystyrene Supplies (UK)

Publications 'Model Boats'

Venues used by WCMBC Cassia Restaurant (Nitida)

Other related organizations
Ship Society of SA