We are an old and well established model boat club that meets and sails on the pond within Queens Park, Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow. The club meets twice weekly, Tuesdays and Sundays, throughout the year. During the summer we meet between 7pm and 9pm and during the winter we meet in the afternoon, 2pm till 4pm.
As a club we would welcome anyone who is interested in model boating to come along on one of our club days where you will find a great number of people who are only too willing to chat and tell you what we are all about. If you drop in you will find that our members build and sail various types of models, from warships to merchant vessels as well as tug boats and fishing vessels. We also build and sail model yachts and regularly put on model boat shows throughout the summer months.
The club also sits on GCC Land Services Park User Group and the Scottish Federation of Model Boat Builders. The latter keeps us in touch with other clubs throughout the country while the former keeps us informed about local issues and issues surrounding the park and its use. Recently we secured funding from the GCC South Area Committee to make internal improvements to the Clubhouse and purchase new equipment for the shows that we organise.
We welcome new members (subject to an annual membership fee) and visitors alike and look forward to seeing you in the future.
Large spacious clubhouse
A large all year round sailing pond.
Kitchen with tea making, microwave and refrigeration facilities
Electric Heating – for those cold winter days sailing.
A library of model-boating books and magazines.
limited parking at the pond side.
free use of “lifting handles” for launching/retrieving” your model.
To join download and complete the application form and bring it along to the clubhouse with the joining fee on any Sunday between 1pm and 4pm. Application Form
Here you can find some of the old news letters we used to produce before the internet had made an impact upon how information was shared