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Suncoast Scale Model Boat Club
Located in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, the Suncoast Scale Model Boat Club is a organization for those who have radio controlled operational scale model boats.  We welcome all experienced in this hobby as well as those new and in need of help getting started in scale model boat building.




Photos and Videos
     © Photos, videos, drawings, and logos on this site are the property of the Suncoast Scale Model Boat Club and therefore the are copyrighted.  Ask for permission if you want to reproduce them.  Larger/better resolution files for those in the gallery may be available, just contact us.


Members' Boat Photos and Information
     This gallery has information and photos of members boats. It shows who owns what boat as well as basic stats, information and comments.  This can be helpful for anyone who desires to build a similar model, they will know who to contact.
Click here > for members' boats photos (Updated Frbruary 20, 2016)

Photos Taken at Meets
Photo Gallery 1 (Original SSMBC photos from the mid-1970's)

2018
Photo Gallery 59 February 18, 2018 meet
Photo Gallery 60
June 3, 2018 meet    (New June. 15, 2018)

2017
Photo Gallery 46 January 15, 2017 meet
Photo Gallery 46A January 15, 2017 visit to the Military Museum in Largo (closing 1/29/2017)
Photo Gallery 47
February 5, 2017 meet
Photo Gallery 48
February 19, 2017 meet
Photo Gallery 49 March 5, 2017 "Spring Rally" meet
Photo Gallery 50 
 
March 19, 2017 (WFLA video day)
Photo Gallery 51
May 7, 2017 meet
Photo Gallery 52 May 28, 2017 meet

Photo Gallery 53 June 18, 2017 meet
Photo Gallery 54 Aug 20, 2017 meet

Photo Gallery 55 Aug 20, 2017 meet
Photo Gallery 56 Nov 5, 2017 meet
Photo Gallery 57 Nov 19, 2017



2016
Photo Gallery 29 January 31, 2016 (optional 5th Sunday) meet
Photo Gallery 30
February 21, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 31 March 6, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 32 April 17, 2016 meet (a big one)
Photo Gallery 33 May 1, 2016 (dock day)
Photo Gallery 34
May 15, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 35
May 29, 2016 (optional 5th Sunday) meet - Memorial Day
Photo Gallery 36
June 5, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 37
July 17, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 38
July 31, 2016 meet (optional 5th Sunday)
Photo Gallery 39
August 21, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 40
September 18, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 41 October 2, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 42 October 16, 2016 meet
Photo Gallery 43 October 30, 2016 meet (optional 5th Sunday)
Photo Gallery 44 November 20, 2016
Photo Gallery 45
December 4, 2016 meet


2015

Photo Gallery 13 January 4, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 14 February 5, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 16 March 15, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 17 April 5, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 18 May 3, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 19 May 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 20 July 5, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 21 July 19, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 22 September 6, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 23 October 4, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 24 October 18, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 25 November 1, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 26 November 15, 2015 meet
Photo Gallery 27 November 29, 2015 (optional 5th Sunday) meet
Photo Gallery 28 December 6, 2015 (optional 5th Sunday) meet

2014
Photo Gallery 2 WWII: Two PT boats (1/32 scale) and one LCM-3 (1/35 scale)
Photo Gallery 3 March 30, 2014 meet - the first meet of the resurrected SSMBC club
Photo Gallery 4 Construction and finish of the new SSMBC docks
Photo Gallery 5 April 6, 2014 meet
Photo Gallery 6 May 4, 2014 meet)
Photo Gallery 7 Models at the Military Museum in Largo, FL
Photo Gallery 8 August 3, 2014 meet
Photo Gallery 9 August 17, 2014 meet
Photo Gallery 10 October 5, 2014 meet
Photo Gallery 11 November 16, 2014 meet
Photo Gallery 12 December 21, 2014 meet
Videos
Suncoast Scale Model Boat Club - Intro  For a quick overview of the SSMBC.
Suncoast Scale Model Boat Club - WFLA Video Intro-2
For a better look at the club's meet.

Video 01 Jim's 1/48 scale whaleback docking at the SSMBC port facility.
Video 02 February 1, 2015 meet.
Video 03 February 15, 2015 meet, Craig's WWII German amphibious vehicle.
Video 04 February 15, 2015 meet, Rich's Shell oil rig supply boat. 
Video 05 February 15, 2015 meet, Lew's 1/20 scale 1950's British trawler.
Video 06 March 1, 2015 meet on the water.
Video 07 Hobbywing 1060 ESC (60amp) - is the slow speed good enough for model boats?
Video 08 Hobbywing 1060 ESC  (60amp) - modification for multiple ESCs in the same boat.
Video 09 Quad Copter landing on Lew's barge and towed by Jim's George Washburn.
Video 10 October 18, 2015 - Jim's new City of Buffalo "steamer."
Video 11 November 1, 2015 - Towboat Push Off.
Video 12 February 7, 2016 - Guts, Glory, Ram - no it's Jim's Blue Devil at the big lake.
Video 13 February 21, 2016 - Jim and Richard have their towboats in a "pushoff" match.
Video 14 May 1, 2016 - Rescue boat get's "arms."
Video 15 July 3, 2016 - Howards trawler raises the booms
Video 16  March 19, 2017 (WFLA TV-8 broadcast on Monday, April  24, 2017 at 10 AM.

Jim's Blue Devil at Lake Seminole Park's "big lake" (Video 12)
Jim's Blue Devil hits the waves