Cheshire Marine

We hope you enjoy your visit into the fascinating world of model ships and loi Pinel . The aim of the association is to bring together model ship building enthusiasts and Air Cadets who wish to improve their current modelling skills and progress to a higher standard.

Building Definitions

Kit
Generally the manufacturer supplies all the necessary parts to complete the model. This includes all the building materials, plans, written step by step instructions and sometimes how to install motors and radio control equipment

Semi-Scratch
This type of model is usually a combination of commercially available parts, for example a fibre glass hull with a set of plans, and the model is completed by the individual using their own building techniques and materials.

Scratch
This is a model that is built from only a set of plans. The modeller deciding on construction techniques, materials and how to install motors and radio control equipment to complete the whole project.