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Oxford Model Boat Club


We extend a warm welcome to all those who have an interest in model boats, MYA Class Yachts and all aspects of marine modelling.


Our Club covers most aspects of marine modelling, members attend exhibitions, charity fund-raising events and club/national sailing regattas.



Marine Models:

These can be static, free running or radio controlled, powered by electric motor, steam engine or wind (not I/C).


Scale Models:

Replicas of full size craft such as military craft, harbour vessels, merchants ships, tankers, tugs, fishing boats, offshore power boats and sailing vessels: Thames barges, Schooners, etc.



The club has a well supported race calendar for both "Internaitional One Metre" and "Fiesta" yachts classes.One Metre yachts are sailed on the reservoir and fiestas on the smaller yachting pond near the Lido.


Meeting times on the water:  

Sunday mornings from about  09:30.

Thursday afternoons from 13:00 - all year round.


Club Meetings:

The club holds a meeting on the first Thursday of each month, except January, at 7.30pm in Jordan Hill Sports Pavilion, Banbury Road, Oxford.


Annual Membership :  £20 for single adult membership and £30 for family membership, for more information please contact the club secretary.





Oxford model boat club owns 4 trophys which are presented at the AGM.


Rosebowl: Given to the skipper who has made the largest improvement when compared to their previous years results.


One Metre Shield: The overall series winner.


Fiesta Bowl: Given to the skipper  who has made the largest improvement when compared to their previous years results.


Fiesta Anchor: The overal series winner.


George Wren Cup: The best model built by a member from the past year, voted for anonymously by fellow members & public at the Rover show.




Oxford Model Boat Club is affiliated to the MYA.