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Club Activities

The Scale Section will be in action every Sunday from 08h30
The 'Waddy' sailors sail every Wednesday morning from 09h00
RCLaser 'Relaxed' Racing every Wednesday morning at 10h00
The Power Guys are in action on most Saturday mornings from 08h00
RCLaser Kwa Zulu Natal Provincial Championship will be sailed on Saturday & Sunday 28th & 29th May
RCLaser Jolly June Regatta will be sailed on Sunday 5th June at 10h00
IOMs next race day at the Pond will be on Sunday12th June at 10h00

Bismark and Kustwacht, both are 1/200 scale.
Photo Alice Drew

DRBC Open Day 23rd August 2015.

The Open Day was a great success and created a great deal of public interest with all of the different sections of the club puting on displays and demonstrations for the morning.
See more photos of the day on the Facebook group page, click below

One of the starts at the RCLaser Leap Regatta sailed on Sunday 7th February 2016
RCL9 with clearly a premature start
Photo by Terry Flynn

Two photos of the Pond and even our little clubhouse taken from from a Bell 206 Jet Ranger by Trevor Viljoen.

A new addtion to the fleet at the Pond
Photo by Zoom Rindel but who is the owner?
Very good perspective of a model boat with the
photo taken at water level

There are a number of new IOMs on the water with some new owners joining the fleet as well
Photo by Terry Flynn

Call back the past!
32 RCLasers line up for the SA National Championships in 2001.

The green monster back in action

Some information about the DRBC

The Durban Radio Boat Club is situated at the Blue Lagoon just 5 minutes from the city centre of Durban, South Africa

The DRBC is the only club in Durban that caters for Radio Controlled Sailing, Scale Models and Power Boats.

All sections are very active in pursuing their chosen sport or hobby with passion and enthusiasm.

Facilities available include a small club house and grassed picnic area situated on the banks of the Umgeni River with a seperate 200m x 50m pond that caters for all club activities.

As an aside there is a wide variety of bird life on the Pond and on the islands in the river which makes for excellent bird spotting.

Come down to the Pond on any Sunday morning and speak to one of the club committee members or contact the club by email

Please be sure to click on the links to the different club section links to see some of the scale models, power boats and yachts in action and for further information about each section.

Make a Sunday of it and visit the Durban Radio Boat Club for a very pleasant outing.

Frank Wadsworths, Waddacat 3 is based on a Paper Tiger design

Radio Controlled Lasers seen on racing at the Pond in a recent regatta


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