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*2021 AND SOME EVENTS ARE BEING PROPOSED. Keep them coming and let us know the details!

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(CANCELLED in 2020) Submarine, Boating & Sailing Weekend, Norwich MBC, Weekend of 25,26th July

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Bournville Sub Day. Sept 2021 is looking likely. More details TBA.

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Barrow in Furness Regatta and Sub day. Maybe in Sept 2021. Details TBA.

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    Post  merriman Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:53 pm

    https://youtu.be/oHW_S7XX3JM

    Shot, edited and presented by Ken Druze.

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    Post  salmon Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:42 pm

    David,
    He did a great job on that video.....There are even photos of you in there.
    What was your take on the weekend? What subs did you bring?
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    Post  merriman Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:23 am

    salmon wrote:David,
    He did a great job on that video.....There are even photos of you in there.
    What was your take on the weekend? What subs did you bring?
    Peace,
    Tom

    Well. This event is a throw-back to the 'good old days' before 9-11: when we held our big SubRegattas at this nations most important submarine base. Only recently the DoD has relaxed security measures enough to once again permit civilians the privilege of using the officers lake for our two-day event.

    It was great!

    Here are some of the models I brought:

    2019 fun-run at Groton submarine base JAg7pV

    2019 fun-run at Groton submarine base ZM2wFV

    2019 fun-run at Groton submarine base AVgx2i

    2019 fun-run at Groton submarine base OvBhEV

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    Post  david f Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:42 am

    I just loved this video!
    Really well presented and such a great location. The image that will remain for me is the Nautilus at night.
    Thanks for posting!

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    Post  merriman Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:50 pm

    david f wrote:I just loved this video!
    Really well presented and such a great location. The image that will remain for me is the Nautilus at night.
    Thanks for posting!

    David F

    David,

    I think you'll also enjoy this:

    Here is the video Ken Druze shot and edited of an event of a few years back -- same location, same casual organization of guys just out to have a fun two-days of r/c boat and submarine running.

    https://youtu.be/XJa2w9tg7UM

    That year (2016?) we had the participation of our token European, Johann Sauer -- a guy who does nothing small: his big late-war German submarines are a sight to behold! This year he operated his Type-18 (what the Type-21 would have been had the hydrogen-peroxide plant came to fruition).

    Not meaning too, Johann and the occasional European participant here serve as reminders how far we American's are behind Europe in all things r/c submarining. You guys, on the mother-continents, set the standard in this game, I will be the first to admit -- you guys lead the way.

    David


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