At Hobbies we have a wide range of Model Boats, Display Kits and Plastic Boat Kits plus all the necessary components and fittings to build them and even to get them moving.
We stock a vast range of Period Ships and Model Boat Display Kits from Amati, Artesania Latina, Billings Boats, Caldercraft, Mamoli, Mantua Models and Victory Models.
We also supply the fittings required to complete any scratch build project or replacement parts from: Anchors, Chains, Barrels, Cranes, Doors, Covers, Deck Fittings, Fenders, Eyelets, Belaying Pins, Fire Monitors, Pumps, Handrails, Bollards, Stanchions, Ladders, Companionways, Gratings, Lifeboat Rings, Davits, Lighting, Portholes, Radars, Rigging Accessories, Ships Wheels, Smoke/Steam Generators, Vents, Weaponry, Winches and Capstans.
We supply a wide range of materials essential for building any boat, including many different types of Strip Wood Planking, Plywood, Balsa, Fibreglass, Plastics and Metals.
Don’t forget we supply a wide range of tools that are essential for building boats. The range includes; Plank Benders, Rigging Tools, Vices, Clamps, Pin Pushes, Knives and Magnification and Lighting equipment all aimed for boat construction, with the idea to keep you working through the long winter nights.
Plus we offer an extensive range of Glues and Adhesives and a fantastic range of finishing products including; Cotton Flags, Vinyl Decals, Vinyl Lettering, Enamel Paints, Acrylic Paints, Thinners, Brushes, Sealers and Varnishes so that you can get the best from your project and are happy with the end result.
If a static display model is not your cup of tea, we can also offer you a range of Radio Controlled Model Boats from brands such asAmati, Billings Boats, Caldercraft, Graupner, Mantua Models, Robbe, plus many lesser-known brands including Aerokits, Krick, Precedent, Aeronaut, and Osborn.
To keep you up to speed, we supply a range of the latest radio control equipment that should keep you a head of the rest and avoid asking who’s using what frequency. This is thanks to the new 2.4Ghz systems we sell from Planet and Spectrum. Check out our range ofTransmitter/Receiver sets to see what we stock.
If it’s power you need then we have a wide range of motors from 1.5-3v to a super powerful 12v. We’ll manage to find the right choice of motor to suit your needs.
We also supply the essential components like Servos, Speed Controllers, Batteries, Sound Generators, Couplings, Linkages, Motor Mounts, Prop Shafts, Rudders, Propellers, and Bow Thrusters.
We now stock the entry level Mtroniks G2Hydra Brushless Combo Sets that include the speed controller with the set, these are waterproofed and aimed for use in small to medium sized boats.
Our range of Plastic Boat Kits is constantly expanding and new products are being added all the time, we stock a range of kits from Academy, Airfix, Italeri, Revell, Tamiya, Trumpeter and Zvezda.