We hope that you enjoy browsing the pictures in the galleries, of which a few can be seen in the slideshow above, also please take time to visit the sites of the clubs and traders who support this great Convention and have made it the great success it is today.
From kit to scratch building we have traders ready to help you out with everything you would need to build a model, wood, hulls, kits, semi-kits, batterys, motors, electronics, sound systems and so much more.

Clubs and Individuals showing what can be built. Not sure what you want to build , have a chat with any of the clubs and traders who will be only to happy to advise.

After something specific, check out the Traders websites from the supporting traders tab..
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The Model Boat Convention
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th of August 2016
Haydock Park Racecourse
WA12 0HQ
Further Information on location. Click Here

Hundreds of models on display under cover with Specialist Trade Stands
Model Boat & Model Boat material and equipment traders.
Children's activities, including 'have a go' and outside activities

Clubs and Individuals Exhibiting

£7.50 for Adults
Children (under 5 free) 5 to 16 £3.00

Saturday 10.am to 5.00pm
Sunday 10.00am to 4.30pm

Refreshments and snacks available on site.

FREE Parking                Disabled Facilities

We have been asked by the Haydock Park Management to remind visitors that under
no circumstances are any dogs OTHER than Guide dogs, allowed anywhere on the site.

Theme for the 2016 Convention

Ships of the Mersey

Guest of Honor

Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside
Dame Lorna EF Muirhead DBE


Competitors must be under 16 years of age at the time of the event
All boats entered into competition must have been constructed by the entrant.
The challenge is to build a model boat, working or static, of any type based on any Glynn Guest Free Plan as published in Model Boats Magazine, or a Vic Smeed plan from the MyHobbyStore (Model Boats) plan service. On application, via the Model Boat Convention Secretary, such a plan will be supplied free by MyHobbyStore.
Further Details can be found by visiting the Competitions Tab

Or Clicking Here...
For the Food Menu at the Convention
Click here.