The Moorhen Model Boat Club is based at the Roydon Village Marina, Roydon, CM19-5EJ,
where club members have use of the marina facilities including the cafeteria, where
there is always a smiling face to greet us. We meet on the second Wednesday of every
second month starting in January at the British Legion, Radburn Pavilion, Latton
Common Road, Harlow, Essex. CM18-7EG.
We are a relatively small club established in 1979, but new members are always welcome
to come and join us. We hold regattas Sundays between March and November, these dates
can be accessed from the calendar button on the navigation bar above.
The club also attends a number of shows and exhibitions around the country, including
the London Model Engineering Exhibition at Alexandra Palace, Wings N Wheels Spectacular
at North Weald Airfield, Essex and the International Model Boat Show, at the
Warwickshie Exhibition Centre. where we get to display our boats, and get to meet
other clubs and the public, as well as raise funds for good causes. We hold various
social events including greyhound racing, ten pin bowling and just for fun a quiz
night in December, where the winning team get a bottle of wine and a wooden spoon
for the losers, of which some teams have a good collection.
Our club is very active and friendly, so why not come and visit us at Roydon Village
Marina. Further details can be obtained from our club Secretary, Alan Argent on Tel:
01945 870919,, the Social Secretary Andrew Hodsden on Tel: 01279 419339.you can also
visit us on facebook.
The Membership Year begins on January 1st and Application Forms can be downloaded
from our 'Information' Page.
The club was established in 1979 and currently has 34 members. The Moorhen Marina
is owned by The Canals and Rivers Trust and the club leases an area of water from
them. Only club members are allowed to sail their model boats at the Marina, as The
Canals and Rivers Trust require insurance which is provided by the club. We meet
on the second Wednesday of each month at the British Legion, Radburn Pavilion, Latton
Common Road,Harlow, Essex. CM18 7EG. The club holds regattas on designated Sundays
and Wednesdays from March to September and trophies are presented for the competitions
at the prize giving dinner which is held in November each year.