Model Steam Boat Kits

Martin Baylis Engineering in conjunction with Marten & Howes offer a series of model steam boat kits for you to assemble yourself. The kit contains all the parts and fittings to construct the model, including the fibreglass hull moulding and running gear, a general arrangement drawing and building instructions with colour illustrations.

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Martin Baylis Engineering in conjunction with Marten & Howes More info at www.model-steam-boats.co.uk

Fast Steam Launch Project X

This model is our vision for a 50 foot fast commuter launch and day boat of the early 1900s for use on inland waters. It is not based on any particular prototype. This project started as the 10th kit we have designed and has remained as ‘Project X’.

model steam boat kits Fast Steam Launch Project-X

Steam Unit Project X

This steam unit is tailor made for the Project X steam launch, it consists of aluminium base plate, Kingdon vertical boiler, three-cylinder steam engine, gas attenuator, two underdeck oil separators and gas attenuator. The unit is designed to be easily removable from the model to facilitate servicing.

model steam unit Fast Steam Launch Project-X

Steam Unit Project X

All pipework is made and fitted to the unit, the servo mounts are incorporated into the base plate for the ease. Full operating and installation instructions are provided.

model steam boiler Fast Steam Launch Project-X

Three Cylinder Engine Project X

The three-cylinder engine together with the engine driven feed pump and various sections of copper pipework.

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Gallery of Model Static Model Steam Boat Kit Fast Steam Launch Project-X

Description and Technical Specification
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

Scale 1:12
Length overall 50 inches / 1270mm
Beam 7” (178mm)
Draught – hull only = 2.125 inches/54mm
Max draught = 4.25 inches / 108mm
Minimum freeboard = 2.85inches / 72mm
Displacement = 12 lbs / 5.4 kgs
Displacement without steam plant = 6 lbs / 2.7 kgs

Model Steam Working Dinghy Kit – ‘HENRY’

‘HENRY’ is a 1/6th scale model of a typical clinker built, steam powered working dinghy of 15ft 6 inches in length, used for small vessel harbour towage, as a tender to larger vessels at anchor, or for pleasure.

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Model Steam Working Dinghy Kit – ‘HENRY’

More information available on our model boat website www.model-steam-boats.co.uk

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Henry Steam Unit

The Henry steam unit is mounted on a single aluminium plate with the exception of the oil separator which sits on a wooden cradle within the model. The unit is tailor made for the kit and consists of a 3” vertical boiler, twin cylinder piston valve steam engine, rechargeable gas tank and oil separator tank.

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Henry Steam Engine

All pipework and connections are made, the model engine is mounted on an angled tongue to suit the angle of the propeller shaft within the model.

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Gallery of Model Steam Working Dinghy Kit – ‘HENRY’

Description and Technical Specification
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

Scale: 1:6
Length Overall: 30.5”-776mm
Max Beam over rubbing strake: 12.125” – 308mm.
Max draft over skeg: 3.25” – 82mm.
MAX Displacement: 8.5 lbs – 3.83 kilos

Get in Contact

We would love to discuss your
Model Marine Steam Boiler needs with you

info@model-steam-engines.com

If you are looking for Model Steam Boats then check out our sister company Marten & Howes Model Steam Boats