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5th Annual Model Boat Show Saturday, November 11

workboats and sailing ships from members of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum model sailing club; and ships in bottles as well as Bay schooner models. Special this year on the stage will be skiffs built as part of the YMCA of the Chesapeake’s “Take the Helm” boatbuilding program and the CBMM “Rising Tide” program. “Rising Tide” teaches students basic boatbuilding skills in a welcoming, relaxed environment. The program works to inspire participants to develop a sense of self-confidence and pride, and facilitate mentorships that provide guidance and support. “Take the Helm” is designed

Come experience maritime in miniature at the Oxford Community Center’s Model Boat Show on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is free and open to the public and has become one of OCC’s most popular events. As many as 40 model builders from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region will have their work on display. Visitors are treated to diverse and detailed models, including half-hull models of Chesapeake Bay boats and classic yachts; scratch-built models of Tangier Sound workboats; tall ship rigging; early modern sailing ships; a local radio-controlled Laser fleet;

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November 2017 ttimes web magazine  
November 2017 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times November 2017