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Club organizations, suppliers, and information to help you build model boats. Updated 2/6/2022

Technical Articles

Articles on events, boat set up and project construction along with some general RC Boating articles will appear here. Browse the list and select the article title that interests you. If you don't find something of particular interest try posting a question on our Face Book page "Edina Model Yacht Club" for help and advice.

AMYA #205 Article - Fall 2021 and cover page

Model Builders Scale Chart - Jim Smith

Gingerbread Lighthouse - Anne Korzaway

Water Skier - by Dale Johnson

EMYC Fast Electric boat guide by A.Valentine, rev. by D. Petrich, L. Simonson

EMYC Sail boat Guide by Tony Johnson

LS Hydro - Fast Electric SPEC by Andy Valentine

LS Offshore - Fast Electric SPEC by Andy Valentine

LS Mono - Fast Electric SPEC by Andy Valentine

Electro Vee - suggested parts and equipment by Dan Proulx & Andy Valentine

The Three Star River Tow Boat by Michael Ross, Mark IV RiverTowBoatPlans, MarkIV RiverBoatIntro

EMYC Sails to Success–A Club History by Ronald D. Schroeder

2017 Parade of Boats Poster

2015 Parade of Boats by John Bishop

2015 Lighthouse Night by Dale Johnson, Flyer/poster



RC Groups - large RC forum

Glue-It - Clubs, events, museums, shops and more

International Sailing Federation - UK, full scale

AMYA - American Model Yachting Association

"ODOM" - One Design One Meter - sailboat racing,

DF95 Class Owners Association. - 'Dragon Flite 95' sail boat, national organization

NAMBA - North America Model Boat Association

IMPBA - International Model Power Boat Association

The SubCommittee - international organization of model submariners, Tim Smalley's rc submarine website

RC Clubs

Indianapolis Admirals - Model Ship and Boat Club of Indianpolis, US

The Colorado Crew - Colorado, US

Madison RC sailing - Wisconsin, US

Rum Runner Racing - Florida, US

San Francisco Model Yacht Club - California, US

U.S. Vintage Model Yacht Group - National


Distributors and Suppliers

Model Boat Bits - Model boat fittings including: searchlights, anchors, radars, lifebelts, motors, propshafts, propellers, rudders, servos, and electrics. (UK)

Welcome to A. J. Fisher ( - Classic Solid Hull Wooden Ship Model Kits - Free Boat Plans From "Science and Mechanics" Magazines

Pro Sails - Pro Equipment for RC yacht sailing

Loyalhanna Dockyard - One Company for all your Modeling Needs!

Offshore Electrics - FE Boats and Accessories

RC-Hydros - Ice cold ESC's

Tower Hobbies - Large RC Catalog

Taubman Plans Service - Boat modeling plans

Billing Boats - RC and Static Model kits and Accessories

Floating Dry Dock - US Navy Warship information

Harbor Models - Scale Boat kits and Assecories - MACK Products Model Marine

Micro Mark - Modeling tools and supplied

McMaster-Carr - Hardware, Material supplier 400,000 products!

Boca Bearings - Bearing Manufacturer

Kyosho USA - RC Model kits and Accessories

Testors paint - Models, Paints, Tools, Finishing and more

Integy - Batteries, Motors, belt-drives, misc


EMYC Member

RC Submarines! or The SubCommittee - Model Submarines - Home | Facebook - Tim Smalley's rc submarine website

The Nautilus Drydocks - Rc Submarine store - RC Sub Guy