News on the people of the Model Yachting Community, this may include Births, Deaths and Marriages

Janet Harris

It is with great regret that the Association has learned of the passing away of Janet Harris after a long battle with illness. Janet, wife of Mike and mother of Chris and Kate was an active supporter of model yachting throughout her married life giving support to the free...

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Bob Underwood – Obituary

Bob Underwood 1933.03.21 – 2019.09.07 He was a lovely gentle man and a fantastically skilled craftsman whether working in metal, wood or moulding in glass fibre. He had a great enthusiasm for making things, which ranged from the engineering of model steam trains, wooden master plugs to create the...

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David Alston

It is with sadness we have to announce that MYA member David Alston passed away earlier in the month. A regular competitor at club, district and national level he was an enthusiastic member of several clubs within the Midland District and known by many outside of the district. We...

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GORDON KEELEY 1928 -2018

“Gordon was a lovely man, one of nature’s true gentlemen” was the first reaction to the news of his death published on the Model Yachting Association website. Although his first love was rugby, he became a great supporter of model yachting in his late 30s. We were introduced at...

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Gordon Keeley

The sad news is that Gordon passed away on Sunday evening, 16th of September, aged 90. He was a great enthusiast for model yachting in all its forms over the last 50 years. Best known as a vane sailor and race official, he was a prolific builder of boats...

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