This page will only stay updated and current with YOUR help ! Please email me new/broken links: anders.wallin "at" helsinki.fi
In fact, if there would be a few other people interested in maintaining a link-collection, maybe we should set up a group blog/wiki or something?
- 2012 April: www.radioraceyachts.com, Tim Brown (AUS) builds the PIKANTO and FRAKTAL IOMs.
- 2012 April: Alberto Spada (ITA) has a new website www.aa-parts.com for "Yacht Sailing Hi Tech parts", in particular a new range of winches.
- 2012 February 21: Greek RC boating forum www.rc-boats.gr
- 2012 January 12: Bayside Model Yacht Group (Australia)
- 2011 June 16: http://www.modelyachting.org/ is a new directory for model yachting links.
- Older updates
- International Sailing Federation
- ISAF-Radio Sailing Division
- IOM International Class Association
- The Racing Rules of Sailing 2005-2008
- RC-Sailing a public community. Has pictures, links, etc. etc.
- Racing Basics by Mark Johnson, an introduction to the sport of sailboat racing.
- Lee Valley Model Yacht Club's (Brief) Introduction to Radio Controlled Yacht Racing
- Model Yachting Resource Center
- Model Yachting wiki: modelyachting.org
- IOM-ICA Forum
- Wind Power
- www.rcsailing.net RC-Sailing discussion forum
- Usenet: rec.models.rc.water
- discussion group for the F5-E class
- Italian IOM forum http://iomitalia.forumitalian.com/
Sites organized by country, Local Clubs and Local general sites
- www.aaiom.com.ar the ARG IOM class association
- www.caym.com.ar Club Argentino De Yatemodelismo
- www.rg65-arg.com.ar rg65 is an argentine rc yachting class, which has now become international.
- www.yachtingrc.com.ar an argentine hull maker
- Australian Radio Yachting Association (ARYA)
- West Coast Radio Yacht Club www.westcoastryc.com
- Kogarah Bay Radio Yacht Club, Sydney
- Surrey Park Model Boat Club
- RC Yachts, Brisbane, Australia
- Lilydale Radio Yacht Club
- Mad About Multihulls
- Emu Lakes Radio Control Yacht Club
- Bayside Model Yacht Group (Australia)
- Fred Schmidt's radio yacht design blog http://iomdesign.wordpress.com
- BRA: UniÃ£o Brasileira de Veleiros RÃ¡dio Controlados
- Brazilian PIKANTO builder: http://seamasterrs.wordpress.com/
- Fred Schmidt's blog: http://www.frediom.wordpress.com
- Vela RC, Radio sailing in Brazil and around the world by Fernando Campello
- Canadian Radio Yachting Association (CRYA)
- Okanagan Model Sailboat Association
- Windsor Model Yacht Club of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
- A Class page at Windsor Model Yacht Club
- Metro Marine Modellers of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- CZE: www.rclaser.cz
- DEN: ModelSejlKlubben
- ESP: www.velarc.es
- IOM Catalonia (www.iom.cat)
- Club Vela Radio Control Valencia
- Club Madrid Vela RC www.velarc.es/clase/
- Pedro Egea's personal blog www.apuntesdebitacora.com
- FIN: RC-Sailors of Finland (SuRCP / FiRCS)
- www.fin.magicmicro.org Micro Magic (link updated 2010Feb6)
- Olle Martonen: building and sailing FIN-32 and 37. Building FIN-41 (wooden TripleCrown)
- Radio Controlled 5.5mr yachts
- Timo Wallius: Projekti FIN 8
- Formula 48 Multihulls
- VRC Passionnement
- Ciol-MV-II Software for model yacht design.
- CCM X 111 page describing IOM building project in France.
- GBR: Model Yachting Association (MYA)
- laser173.wordpress.com Graham Allen's blog (added 2010Feb6)
- www.john-dowd.co.uk John Dowd builds big radio-controlled scale yachts. (added 2010 Feb 6)
- www.birkenheadmodelyachtclub.co.uk (added 2010 Feb 6)
- Andy Stevenson's radio sailing blog
- www.sailuk.org the Micro Magic class.
- Clapham Model Yacht Club
- John Dowd's website has schooner and racing pictures
- Triple Crown a new IOM design by C and M Dicks, drawings online !
- The Model Yacht Sailing Association (London)
- Lester Gilberts page
- Guildford Model Yacht Club
- Lee Valley Model Yacht Club
- Three Rivers Radio Yachting Club
- Cinque Ports Model Yacht Club
- Ryde Model Yacht Club
- GER: www.dsv-modellsegeln.de
- www.rc-jachtwerft.de by Jens Amenda
- RG-65 Class
- www.iom-ger.de GER IOM NCA
- www.woodenstars.net, building wooden IOMs
- RC-Modellyachtsegeln, a site by Herbert Petersen
- Modelbau Rodenkirchen
- Modellyachtclub MÃ¼nchen. Includes Kite IOM building instructions and pictures.
- Massimo Marano's blog: mainboom.blogspot.com (added 2010Feb11)
- ITA: Modelvela Italia
- cvritalia.altervista.org a site for promoting Phigit sailing in schools
- www.phigit.it Phigit class association
- Circolo Radiovelisti Roma,
- International One Metre Class - Italia
- www.velarc.it, designing and building an rc model of Luna Rossa ITA-45
- WiSmErHeLl's rc sailing and more, a japanese site with kysoho fairwind pictures and info.
- Sagami River Fleet
- NED: Nederlandse ModelZeil Oganisatie (www.radiozeilen.nl)
- NZL: http://www.nzradioyachtingassociation.co.nz
- IOM sailing in Tauranga, New Zealand: www.ohope.co.nz/iom/
- Wellington Radio Yacht Club
- New Zealand EC12 Owners Association
- KERIKERI RADIO YACHT SQUADRON
- New Plymouth Radio Control Yacht Club
- CHRISTCHURCH MODEL YACHT CLUB
- North Shore Radio Yacht Squadron (NSRYS)
- POR: Associacao Portuguesa de Modelos a Vela
- Portuguese RC-boat forum at www.ptnauticmodel.net/forum/index.php
- Yate Clube de Amarante
- SIN: RC Sailing Singapore
- USA: American Model Yachting Association (AMYA)
- Daniel Sherman's site
- Detroit Model Yacht Club
- Fairwind 900 site by Scott Boucher
- 3m multihulls
- USA IOM NCA
- http://www.ec12.com/ The East Coast 12 Meter Class
- Monadnock RC Yacht Club
- International One Metre Compendium lists what stuff you need to race an IOM and compares designs and prices.
RadioSailing Equipment Providers
Companies or individuals who sell boats, sails, fittings etc.
- www.radioraceyachts.com, Tim Brown (AUS) builds the PIKANTO and FRAKTAL IOMs.
- www.aa-parts.com Alberto Spada, Italy, winches.
- http://www.jelacicsailing.com Zvonko Jelacic, Croatia.
- Rc-Yachts / Mike Hughes builds and sells the Kite, Trinity, and Tejas IOM designs.
- www.sailcases.com sail cases i.e. rig bags
- www.modelsailcars.com makes land yachts
- Worth Marine Pinter M
- George Ribeiro Products, Image IOM etc.
- Carr Sails
- Micro Sail
- Model Sailboat Racing, CR-914
- Chesapeake Performance Models CR-914
- Ragged Symmetry Publications Information about the EC-12 class
- Great Basin Model Yachting. Sails Etc fittings. IOM rigs.
- Windjammin Inc. Sails
- Croatia: http://pikanto-rg.weebly.com PIKANTO and TOPIKO
- Bob's Boatyard
- www.bgsailsanddesign.com, Brad Gibson, Sails, Lines plans, etc.
- www.pandpyachts.com Phillip Playle, Arrival IOM
- www.elliottyachts.co.uk Graham Elliott, Widget '09 IOM
- Wotsit IOM
- www.lintel-iom.com Lintel IOM
- www.smartwinchuk.co.uk RMG winches
- CM Yachts, Mike Clifton. Stealt, Cockatoo IOMs etc.
- Aquataur Model Racing Yachts Aquataur Racing Skiff and A600 RC-dinghies.
- Bow Wave Marine Models, Cap Maquettes fittings.
- Whirlwind winches winches and RC-Equipment.Production discontinued.
- K Bits RC-Equipment , Swallow, Mallard, Avant IOMs, IOM Rigs/Sails.
- Sails ETC. Italiko, Ikon and Tinto IOMs, Strad M etc. etc.
- Traplet Publications, publishes the Marine Modeling International magazine and sells plans for IOMs
- Housemartin sails/Martin Roberts, Gadget IOM, sails, fittings etc.
- www.stealthsails.webs.com by Trevor Bamforth.
- www.radiosailingshop.com, fittings
- TS Designs / Gary Cameron TS3
- Radio Yacht Supplies Australia plans, fittings, masts etc.
- carbonicboats.com, Marbleheads, IOMs
- https://www.rmgsailwinch.com.au/ RMG Sailwinch (Rob Guyatt). Winches.
- www.mirageradioyachts.com by Jeff Byerley. MadMax, Xtreme, Cockatoo
- Craig Smith sells the TS-2 (download excellent rigging guide from here!)
- Panache Model Yachting
- Blowfly Yachts, Blowfly IOM
- www.ultralite.radioyachting.com Tony Oudshoorn (NZL) makes pre-preg foils for IOMs and Ms as well as supplies Carbon masts
- Black Magic Sails. Sails for 1m and Marbleheads.
- Highlander Yachts Predator, Highlander and Haka IOMs.
- V3tech, builds and sells the V3 IOM.
- Drumbeat Yachts, Drumbeat IOM.
- Power Sails, IOM sails by Jerry Power.
- AC15 Yachts. AC class yachts.
- Highlander yachts
- www.raceboatcompany.com Disco IOM
- F-Works, IOMs
- Schepp Modellbau, Yachts, Winches
- Walicki Boats Skalpel M
- H. Piel Modellyachten
- http://www.rcsegel.de/, by Heinz Bohn. Sails ETC IOMs, Ms etc.
- www.ts2-iom.eu TS-2 IOM
- www.masterboats.nl IOMs and equipment.
- www.chrissails.com Marlbehead boats, sails and fittings.
- www.onemeterfun.se Norlin IOM design.
- www.meterboat.com sells the Bagheera IOM.
- Sailcenter, Berlioz M
- Azetone IOM
- PG Modelisme, MarGo M, Fefe II, Stella IOMs
- Portwind, America's Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Class Open 60', Antarctica Cup class model yachts.
- http://www.tdmodel.com/axiom.htm AXIOM IOM
- www.tdmodel.com, AXEL IOM
- www.iomitaldesign.it EXTREME IOM design.
Other Equipment Providers
Besides a boat, rigs and a winch you need a radio transmitter and receiver, a rudder servo, rechargeable batteries and a charger...
Some places to buy these are:
- Tower Hobbies, Radios, kits accessories.
- Al's Hobbies
- Modelsport UK
- Fleet Control Systems. Digifleet radios.
- Hobby People
- Hobby Point
- Pro Hobby, Futaba-radios and accessories etc.
- JR-Hobby, Oulu
- www.iom.aerofred.com is a new site with cool graphic design about building a wooden IOM. AeroFred's also put up a new site for sharing RC-plans and drawings at plans.aerofred.com
- International One Metre Compendium
- Triple Crown drawings, an IOM close to the successful Widget and Gadget designs.
- Sails ETC has some sailmaking notes available for download.
- Craig Smith's page has a nice downloadable rigging guide.
- Berlingo Marblehead by Herbert Petersen, Germany
- Fredrik Billig from Sweden has put up a page about his Monarch Marblehead project
- Building a hard chine IOM, Kite IOM, Lion IOM, all from Modeljachclub Munchen
- Richards carbon fibre pages. Making carbon parts for motorcycles.
- www.netcomposites.com general info about composites.
- John R Sweet has info on Plugmaking, Moldmaking and Laminating
- composite.about.com general info and links to composite pages.
- Building a mast and Building a No.1 rig by Lester Gilbert.
- Duroplastic has lots of info: Hand Laminating, Mould Making, Pattern Making
- Intervew with IOM builders, from the International One Metre Compendium
- Carbon Fiber Composites. An airplane modellers experiences with carbon fibers.
- Make your own Vacuumbagging equipment. Guide for airplane modellers about vacuum bagging wings.
- Gougeon Brothers. Maker of PRO-SET laminating epoxies.
- SP Systems. Maker of SP Epoxies. Download their excellent 60-page "The SP Systems Guide to Composites"
- Free Boat Design Resources. For big boats, but contains useful stuff.
- Plans for Triple Crown IOM.
- Epoxies, glass/carbonfibers etc in Finland: Kevra or Corebros or Bang & Bonsomer
Ice and Land RC-Yachts
- International Radio Controlled Surface Sailing Association
- Windjammer Labs / RCSailCars
- Carri A Vela RC, an Italian land-sailing site
- Four Lakes Ice Yacht Club, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
- www.rclandsailing.com has a nice document on designing landsailers
- Cold Front Model Yachts 1/4 scale kits.
Note: Regatta pages are usually removed a few months after the event, so only the most recent links are likely to work. I'll keep the old ones on this page, if only to remember where and when the events were held.
- 2007: IOM World Championships, Marseille, France, 13-20 October 2007
- 2005: 2005 IOM Worlds, Mooloolaba, Australia
- 2004: 2004 IOM European Championships, Arcos, Spain, 7-16 October 2004
- 2003: 2003 IOM World Championships, Vancouver, Canada. 3-11.6.2003
- 2003 Australian Nationals, South of Perth Yacht Club, 2 - 14 January 2003, all
- 2002: IOM Pre-Worlds, Vancouver, Canada, September 26 thru 29, 2002.
- European IOM Championships, Fleetwwod - Great Britain, 1-7 June 2002
- 2002Jun19: A report by Lester Gilbert from the IOM-EC.
- 2002 AUSTRALIAN R/C YACHT RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 12-19 May 2001, IOM World Championships, Rijeka, Croatia. A report by Lester Gilbert can be found here.
- 2001 French IOM nationals, April 28 - May 1
- A report from the Italian IOM Nationals, Bellano - Lake of Como 20-22 April
- 2001 IOM MID WINTER REGATTA February 17th & 18th, 2001, Houston, TX
- UK IOM National Championships, Pools Brook, August 2000, results here, and report by Lester Gilbert here.
- One-metre European Sailing Championships 1-8.7.2000
- Report on 2000 IOM European Championships by Lester Gilbert.
- IOM CLASS 2000 ITALIAN NATIONAL (12-13-14 May - Castel di Sangro)
- UK IOM National Championship, Greenock, August 1999, Results
- 1999 US National Championship, International One Metre, Houston, Texas, Nov. 13-14 1999
- World One Metre Sailing Championships Malta, April 5 - 10, 1999, a report by Lester Gilbert can be found here.
- UK ONE METRE National Championship 1997
- 1997 One Metre Worlds Wellington, New Zealand February 11-16
- Marblehead World Champinships, 14-22 September 2002, Porto Corsini - Ravenna - Italy
Pictures and Videos from the M world championships.
- Marblehead World Championships, Spain September 22-30 2000.
- News and pictures from the regatta by Keith skipper
- Final Results
- New Zealand RM Nationals 2000. Results and Pictures.
- Marblehead World Championship july 11th - 19th 1998
- 10 Rater World Championships, 27 November - 4 December 1999, Singapore
- Alan's RC Links, by Alan Tong. Mostly about RC Airplanes, but has useful links.
- Ultimate RC-Boat links
- Mark Bray's link page