Firstly, a clarification from the previous issue. The Starling Models Algerine Class minesweeper has been created from a computer 3D model by Benjamin Druel, the casting being carried out by Yiannis Sagaidinos. Apologies for any confusion.
We have a packed issue, beginning with a wonderful diorama that first appeared in the Winter 2026 edition of Model Boats, but is well worth a second look for those who have already seen it! – a large model using the favourite Revell (Matchbox) Flower Class corvette built by Chris Drage and with lots of extras! Dropping down in scale, we move from plastic to resin and a model which is probably not so familiar – H.M.C.S. Kottenay from Keith Butterley.
Our next model continues to reduce the scale and returns to plastic and a more familiar
subject – a Hunt Class destroyer from IBG modelled by Nigel Denchfield. It’s the
Well, I think that’s enough from me for now but please remember all contributions are welcome.
P.S. For those who didn’t make it to Scale ModelWorld last November, there is a report on the marine models at the show by Dave Wooley in the March issue of the Model Boats magazine.