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Associations, Clubs and Newsgroups  [Back to top]

 
        
  • American Model Yacht Association
  • The AMYA is devoted to promoting the designing, building, racing, and preservation of all model sailing yachts. We pursue these goals by recognizing certain Classes of Model Yachts, sanctioning model yacht Regattas, recognizing model Yacht Clubs, publishi
     
            
  • Canadian Radio Yachting Association
  • The Canadian Radio Yachting Association (C.R.Y.A.) allows you representation on a National and International level for racing, but we’re not just about racing. We support local groups that just wish to sail and have fun or who wish to build boats, sails
     
            
  • EC-12 Model Yacht Site
  • The class is quickly becoming the premier R/C Yacht. Energetic and active, the class holds over 20 two-day sailing events nationally, spread over an 11-month schedule. Local clubs offer additional weekly and monthly club events.
     
            
  • ISAF Radio Sailing Division
  • ISAF Radio Sailing Division web site
     
            
  • Model Sailing Center
  • Model Sailing Center grew out of a need in the RC sailing community for a center of information and products relating to radio controlled model sailing. This section of our site is designed for the person new to RC sailing, and for some that may find the
     
            
  • NorthBay R/C Sailing Club Newsletter
  • The ODOM MASTHEAD, Newsletter for the ODOM Class of the NorthBay R/C Sailing Club. Contains lots of excellent general information on R/C sailing.
     
            
  • R/C Web Directory
  • All of the newest links and other information that has been recently added to The R/C Web Directory.
     
            
  • R/CSailing.net
  • R/C Sailing Net Foru,s
     
            
  • RC Groups.com Sailboats Discussion Group
  • Registering with our site is easy and completely free. Registration provides you with the ability to join in on the public discussions, communicate with other members via private messages, respond to polls, upload your photos and videos, post to your o
     
            
  • Sailflow Weather
  • Weather reports for sailors. Check your local sailing weather and conditions.
     
            
  • Scuttlebutt, the Sailing Newsletter
  • Scuttlebutt is published each weekday with the support of its sponsors, providing a digest of major sailing news, commentary, opinions, features and dock talk...with a North American focus.
     
            
  • Soling 1M Yahoo Discussion Group
  • Welcome to the Soling 1 Meter Class message board. Please use this forum to exchange your ideas, tips and tricks for building, sailing and racing the S1M model yacht.
     
            
  • The Mother of All Maritime Links
  • The Mother of All Maritime Links. If you can't find a link here you won't find it anywhere.
     
            
  • The Vintage Model Yacht Group
  • This site is devoted to the history, restoration and sailing of Vintage Yachts of all types and ages. We also have an active interest in the toy boats that introduced so many of us to this pastime.
     
            
  • U.S. Vintage Model Yacht Group
  • Our organization is made up of enthusiasts for traditional forms of miniature boats that actually sail, including vintage racing classes and traditional sailing craft scale models, such as schooners, skipjacks, and other types.

    Building Tips & Resources  [Back to top]

     
            
  • A Simple Gooseneck, by Doug Hemingway
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  • Aluminum Servo Arm
  • Aluminum Servo Arm
     
            
  • Are you having radio problems?
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  • Assembling and Ballasting the Keel
  • By John Pitkin. Assembling the keel and pouring the ballast seems to worry some builders of the Soling 1M. Fear not… the following steps should make the project easy.
     
            
  • Battery University
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  • Building a PVC stand for the S1M
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  • Building the Soling 1M Without a Jig
  • An article By John Pitkin.
     
            
  • Building Your Soling 1M
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  • Curtis Wright: Building your Soling 1M
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  • Diamond Stay Rigging Suggestion, by David A. S1M 382
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  • Epoxy and Styrene: Never Assume, by Leon Levasseur
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  • Greg V's Painting Hints
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  • Homemade Gooseneck, by John Pitkin
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  • Improving Run Time on the DX6 Spectrum Radio
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  • Installing the transom, by John Pitkin
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  • Introduction to Model Yacht Sails
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  • Lester Gilbert's Radio Sailing
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  • Making Your Own Battery Packs
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  • Model Makers Resource Center
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  • Model Yachting Help & Hints
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  • R/C Battery Clinic
  • Everything you wanted to know about batteries, but were afraid to ask..
     
            
  • R/C Sailing Tips
  • R/C Sailing Tips
     
            
  • S1M - Keep and Rudder Support Additions
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  • S1M Building Tips, by Arthur Deane
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  • S1M Forward Bulkhead Addition
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  • S1M Instructions - Complete
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  • Slotted Mast Build, by Mike Musatow
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  • Soling 1M Class Page Building Tips
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  • Soling Gooseneck
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  • Soling Structural Improvement
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  • Some thoughts on Epoxy, by Bill Coats
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  • The Building Jig, by Jack Gregory
  • Florida Model Yacht Clubs (Online)  [Back to top]

     
            
  • Central Florida R/C Model Yacht CLub
  • Welcome to the Central Florida R/C Model Yacht Club, a.k.a. The Sunday Sloopers. On this website you can find nearly everything you need to know about us, and the hobby of R/C Sailing. Please use the navigation bar at the left to learn about our club, our
     
            
  • Florida EC-12 Association & Yacht Club
  • The Florida EC-12 Association is made up of model sailing clubs from around the state. Some of the clubs sail only the EC-12 class, while others sail as many as five different class boats. There are currently seven member clubs in the Association. Click o
     
            
  • Highland Lakes Model Sailing Club
  • Welcome to the HLMSC web page. The Highland Lakes Model Sailing Club is located 1.3 miles south of junction CR 48 on US 27 at Highland Lakes, Leesburg Florida. Our club hosts three fleets, Soling One Meter, East Coast 12 Meter, Fairwind, plus an Open Clas
     
            
  • Indian River Model Sailing Club
  • Based in Vero Beach Florida, we are a club dedicated to the racing of one meter Soling radio controlled sailboats. We sail at 1 PM, Sundays, Tuedays and Fridays at the pond in Hobart Park off of 77th street. Please come down and watch! We have lots of fun
     
            
  • Kings Point Model Yacht Club
  • The Kings Point Model Yacht Club is a seasonal club which sails from Mid-November through Mid-April at Kings Point, a gated condominium retirement community of 7200 units located in West Delray Beach, Florida. We sail the Soling 1-Meter Radio Controlled M
     
            
  • Marco Island Model Yacht Club
  • Marco Island Model Yacht Club
     
            
  • Naples Model Yacht Club
  • Naples Model Yacht Club is the largest radio controlled model sailing club in Southwest Florida. We have over 60 members and most of the skippers sail more than one boat. We sail 6 different boat sizes at 3 different pond locations.
     
            
  • Orlando R/C Model Yacht Club
  • Located on Lake Estell in front of the Florida Hospital at Rollons St. and Mills (Rte. 17/92). The Orlando venue is one of the favorites in the Florida series because of its central location to the rest of the clubs. It is just a short drive from just abo
     
            
  • Palm Beach Gardens Model Yacht Squadron
  • Welcome to the Palm Beach Gardens Model Yacht Squadron's website! We are a diverse group of model yacht sailors based in Northern Palm Beach County, Florida.Our skill levels range from the beginning modeler with no sailing experience to blue water yachtsm
     
            
  • Royal Highlands R/C Model Yacht Club
  • This website is being set up for both members and guests alike to learn more about our club and hobby. You may also find some links to other website's that may be helpful to you. Do take a few moments to explore these pages and perhaps some of the links
     
            
  • Sebring Lakeshore Model Yacht Club
  • The Sebring Lakeshore Model Yacht Club is AMYA Club #232. The sailing pond is located in Sebring,FL in the Sun N' Lakes subdivision off Edgewater Dr. We are presently sailing US 12M, Soling 1M and other boats in our club.
     
            
  • South Daytona Model Yacht Club
  • Welcome to the South Daytona Model Yacht Club, located in South Daytona, Florida. Our club was founded in 1990. We are designated AMYA club #163, located in AMYA Region 3, which encompasses the South East US. Specifically, we are located in East Central F
     
            
  • Space Coast Model Sailing Club
  • The Space Coast Model Sailing Club (SCMSC) was formed in early 1993 with fifteen charter members to competitively sail radio control sail boats. As of early 2006, we have approximately 30 very enthusiastic sailors who make up the nucleus of the club plus
     
            
  • St. Lucie River Model Boat Club
  • The St. Lucie River Model Boat Club sails out of Port St. Lucie Florida. Our members sail five classes including: Soling, Victoria, Star, US 1 Meter, and Pea Pods. Some members are involved in static model building.
     
            
  • Sun Coast Model Sailing Club
  • We are a radio controlled model sailing club racing the following classes: Soling One Meter's (Wednesday and Saturday mornings, 1000hrs), US12's (Wednesday afternoons, 1300hrs), EX12's (Saturday afternoons when possible).
     
            
  • Tanglewood Model Yacht Club
  • Welcome to the Tanglewood Model Yacht Club's (AMYA #264) website. We are located in beautiful Sebring FL. Our sailing fleet is made up of five classes of boats: the US 12, Soling 1M, Fairwind, V-32, and Footy. We sail twice a week (Tuesdays & Thursd
     
            
  • The Villages R/C Model Boat Club
  • The Villages RC Model Boat Club was started a few years ago by some local hobbyists who agreed to meet at the pond regularly. It grew, and by the year 2000 there were over 20 skippers sharing their experience. Then, the club was chartered through The Vill

    Kits, Accessories & Supplies  [Back to top]

     
            
  • Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co.
  • Excellent source for custom cut wood in quantities large or small. We recommend the aircraft grade spruce strip for R/C yacht masts such as the Soling's.
     
            
  • Battery Space
  • For over a decade, BatterySpace.com has been specialized in all kinds of rechargeable batteries and battery chargers. As a consumer, you will easily find discount batteries, such as AA, AAA, C, SC (Sub C), D, 9V, CR123A, button battery, RC batteries and
     
            
  • Carr Sails
  • We make replacement sails for virtually any model boat that is on the water. If it is a kit boat with kit sails the easiest thing for you to do is send the kit sails along with your order. This will allow us to produce sails for you that precisely matc
     
            
  • DecalPaper.com
  • You have just discovered the source for premium grade, high quality inkjet and laser water-slide decal and tattoo paper. Using our exclusive water slide paper products, you can now customize, decorate, and enhance the appearance of almost anything! All
     
            
  • Futaba
  • Complete range of R/C control devices, including the new 2.4Ghz systems.
     
            
  • Gator Hobbies
  • Serving Sarasota and surrounding communities for all of your hobby needs. Including Kites, Rockets, Puzzles, Toys, Metal Detectors, and Radio Controlled hobbies like Helicopters, Airplanes, Cars, and Boats.
     
            
  • Hang'em High KiteFabrics & Fittings
  • Good source of sail material from 1/2oz to 3.9oz. Hang-em High Fabrics was formed the summer of 1989 for the express purpose of providing the finest ripstop and the greatest availability of fabrics to the kiting industry. From the very beginning, we found
     
            
  • Hartman modelboats
  • Kits, scale figures, hardware, accessories for model yachts
     
            
  • HITEC Radio Control Products
  • Hitec RCD USA was founded in 1990 in Santee CA. Hitec was instrumental in offering 1991 AMA compatible receivers for all brands of radios. Hitec also offered a small line of affordable servos including the HS-101 and HS-605BB. These components also com
     
            
  • Hobby Marketplace
  • The Robot MarketPlace has been distributing the best in robot parts and hobby accessories since 1996. Our customers include anyone from average hobbyists to combat robot builders, schools, special-effects companies, amusement parks, U.S. miltary and law e
     
            
  • Horizon Hobbies
  • Horizon Hobby is an international developer, marketer and distributor of radio control (RC) hobby products, model trains and a wide range of educational, toy and other hobby products.
     
            
  • Machine's R/C Hobbies (Sarasota)
  • Sarasota's only hobby shop is moving to a NEW LARGER location. We are moving to the front of the current building in a space twice the size for even more room for inventory. We will be expanding our product line to include even more of your favorite ho
     
            
  • Mariner Sails
  • Mariner Sailmakers first hit the Dallas sailing scene January 1st, 1975. And what started out as a small custom sail loft has evolved into one of North Texas' top rated active watersports suppliers, including R/C sailboats, parts and fittings.
     
            
  • Midwest Model Yachting LLC
  • Fittings, Parts, and Supplies for all Classes of Radio Controlled Boats.
     
            
  • Model Yacht Fittings
  • Model Yacht Fittings are hand machined to close tolerances from solid brass. Stampings are not used. Your satisfaction in the product is our goal. Many standard fittings and most pond boat hardware are kept in stock. Custom fittings can be made from
     
            
  • Pond Boats
  • Builders and designers of contemporary Pond Boats. Handmade one-designs for R/C Sailing. High quality materials, craftsmanship and hardware. Great sailing and beautiful for display.
     
            
  • RC Laser
  • This site is designed to help you make a reasoned buying decision on an RC Laser. In that respect, we have done our best to anticipate your questions and help point out the benefits of owning an RC Laser.
     
            
  • Robert H. Eddy & Associates
  • This site is a reflection of the strictly custom Classic Yacht Models produced on commission by Robert H. Eddy & Associates. It is a collective history of our past accomplishments as well as updates of our current works in progress.
     
            
  • Robot Marketplace (Bradenton)
  • Bradenton area hobby shop
     
            
  • Sails Etc.
  • Welcome to the SAILSetc website. SAILSetc is one of the largest suppliers of equipment for radio control sailing. Our range of goods is principally focussed on the four international classes (One Metre, Marblehead, Ten Rater, A Class) which are administer
     
            
  • Servo City
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  • Small Parts
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  • Soling 1M supplier: Victor Model Products
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  • Spektrum RC
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  • The Ancient Mariner
  • The Ancient Mariner at Seagifts.com is a California based specialty retailer of nautical, historical and nature gifts and collectibles. Our products appeal to people of all ages for gifts, home and office decor, education and entertainment.
     
            
  • Tower Hobbies
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  • US-12 R/C Sailboats
  • The US12 radio control model yacht is 46 inches in length with an 8 inch draft and a 16 pound minimum weight. Its size makes the boat easy to transport in a car and a nice size to handle. The boat carries a rig of 714 sq. inches of sail area with a 55 i
     
            
  • Victor Model Products
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  • Vintage and Decorative Model Sail Boats (Sarasota)
  • Vintage and Decorative Model Sail Boats (Sarasota)
     
            
  • Vision Sails
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  • W-P Marine
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  • Windjammin Sails
  • Rules & Racing  [Back to top]

     
            
  • "Proper Course" in the Rules
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  • AMYA Racing Rules Committee
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  • Animated Racing Rules
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  • Art Engel's Racing Rules Pages
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  • Guide to Getting Started in Racing
  • Duke City Model Yacht Club's Guide to Getting Started in Racing
     
            
  • ISAF Racing Rules of Sailing
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  • Overlaps and Room at the Marks
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  • Racing Basics, by Mark Johnson
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  • Rule 18: The "Buoy Room" Rule
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  • Simple Sailing Rules by Ken Quant
  • Abbreviated sailing rules

    Tuning Tips  [Back to top]

     
            
  • How to Read TellTales
  • How to read telltales
     
            
  • Model Yachting Help & Hints
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  • Rig Tuning by Bob Sterne
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  • S1M Resource Center Tuning Tips
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  • Soling Tuning Tips by Carl Olbrich
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  • Tanglewood R/C Sailboat Club Tuning Tips