Boat Refurbishment

Pitfalls when building - see Boat Refurbishment-Ron

Light Build - Bill

How to keep the boat build to the lightest weight allowed (2040 grams) see building a light Victoria- Bill


Examples of setting up sheets on Victoria - Simon Bell

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Water Tank

As discussed, here’s some details of the QinetiQ test tank we have down at Haslar - should be good for some indoor Viccy sailing ! Bill

Club Boat - Victoria Yacht 1 Plum "Rules for use"


Battery charger (+ timer so charge can be timed)

Reset RC tab -attached to stand

Battery charger for controller batteries

Stand – Signs state “Victoria members only"

Rudder key

Storage – to be stored in club office


Can be used by any Victoria group member for published events / races

May need to be booked and name added to club calendar for that event

Can be used by a club member wishing to try it before joining group – but only under group member supervision

It should not be a member’s regular boat


Full check of boat (prior to use) / battery check / Controller shows battery life

Controls to be explained to any new user

Power lead gently fixed to receiver (bit fiddly as it is fixed to cabin roof)

Boat sealed – including bow drain hole plug / rear facing sheet and rudder control openings

Full check of Radio controls before use


Boat must be washed /drained/dried after use

Rudder to be removed, cleaned, oiled and refitted

Boat battery to be disconnected and put on charge using timer provided ()THIS may be replaced with an automatic charge and then

drop to a trickle charge NX 84)

Boat to be returned to Club office

By order of Management