Gosport Model Yacht & Boat Club


Vane 36
Vane 36 For Sale

Mike Dann designed Diversion Mk 2, ‘Black Pig’.
Four suits of sails also by Mike Dann, plus spinnaker.  Complete with sail box and stand.
Fast boat!
Eric Thomas, phone 023 9236 6684.

Posted 10 Jul 21

RCLaser I am looking to sell my rc laser as I'm afraid old age and ill health has caught up with me
It in excellent condition as supplied by Aberscotch with recreational pack
I'm looking for £350 for it complete with carry bag and stand

Stan Snow
Cut Mill Cottage
PO18 8PL

The following was received from a gentleman in Hill Head

I have decided to ‘sell up’ my model boats as I am becoming too old to get them into the water.

I have the following for sale:-

Tug ‘Boy David’: This is a Caldercraft single screw ‘Imara’. It is now electrically driven by a rare earth motor. It comes with receiver, All servos and electronic 30Amp speed controller. It also carries a sound unit to make the vessel sound like a diesel. Everything is In full working order but it comes less its 12v battery. I have planked the deck in teak and she even has cutlery and crockery on the Mess deck table!! I used a Yuasa 9.5Ah battery unit.

This model is for sale at £700.00

Sydney Harbour Scow: This is an unfinished project. The hull was originally built by a boatbuilder (673/4” in length) from Moodys yard in the fifties as I was told, by the chap whose garage it was in. It was built by his father but apart from being told that I have no other evidence to that effect.  There was no deck on it and the first thing I did was to deck the boat in teak planks. These are all fitted with wooden dowel as opposed to nails or screws. There is a brass tube for the rudder post,  further tubes for the long keel plus a further brass tube for the mast step and it has a single piece transom stern.  More photos are available for interested parties.

As the hull remains an unfinished project I have it up for sale at £400.00 as it is a true masterpiece of the boat builders art.   

I live in Hill Head and am able to show the boats as and when any of your Club Members want to see either of them. Please email me in the first instance and if you have any enquiries we can arrange a date/time to view the models. 

I also have a large full scale sailing yacht about 5ft. in length with aluminium mast,  sails etc  which requires some work to bring back to full working order. All sail winches & servos etc are in situ. I would let this model & stand go for about £250.00

Contact Kenneth Cast via e-mail    spckgr@virginmedia.com
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IOM believed to be an 1sa Crown design
Complete with stand, A rig plus radio gear.
Apparently only used once but has been laying around waiting  for use.
£220 o.n.o.
Contact Dorothy Peg on 07779532454
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A number of boats and kits originally built by Dave Binstead's late Father,
some remain unfinished.
The first one is a 50" model the hull appears in good condition but the deck and cabin will need some work, it has 3 propshafts.
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The second one is a 50" model and the hull on this one appears to be in good condition too, but the deck and cabin need some work, this one appears to be a steam model as it has a funnel and it has what looks like a small boiler.

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The next one is a model of the smit Rotterdam tug boat, it has been started but it looks like all the parts are there to finish, it has two hulls one the original  one from the kit and one which my father appears to have made from scratch.

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The last one is a 1:98 scale model of the HMS Victory, this kit appears to be all there and not started.
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Please contact Dave Binstead (located in Bitterne)
email 1600ecortina@live.co.uk   or phone 07771630725

V6 DF65 (White hull) in excellent condition
7th at the 2018 Nationals
Rigs - A+, A and B rigs, all the new V6 style, carbon mast crane and new style vang's
Sails - A+ are Cat Sails (Only used at the 2018 Nationals, so two days use)
         - A Rig currently has sails fitted which I made and which were measured "in" for the Nationals. 
There is also the standard set, Vam Sails (Spain) and
a light weight set of Cat Sails, all in good condition.
         - B Rig has got a set of Vam Sails fitted

The whole lot is going up for £225

The boat is based in Lymington where its available to view.  If a transmitter is required,  a brand new Flysky FS-i6 transmitter and receiver (
still boxed and unused) can be supplied with it for an extra £45.

Please contact :
 Paul Davis on   07743090449

Mini 40
Mini 40 multihulls for sale

Mini40iler - ready to sail, inc 3 mains and 2 jibs £1000 or £600 without rigs
Rock3t trimaran - ready to sail, inc 4 Bantock rigs and high modulus masts freshly painted in colour of choice £1400

Delivery anywhere in the UK included.

Mike Cooke, mike@aardvarkracing.co.uk

FOR SALE   Very very good condition Vintage cotton sails for  Marblehead yacht.
Please email roberto.hobbs@virgin.net for further details and photos.

Vane Gear
FOR SALE   Several Vane Gear some Vintage.
Please email roberto.hobbs@virgin.net for further details and photos.