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Goodbye to the Fleet Grandad

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of Joe Binks. Often looked upon as the Grandfather of our model yachting fleet Joe moved from a background of vane sailing into radio sailing in the early…

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Barry Chisam – RIP

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Barry Chisam on Friday 4th of June. Barry a skilled boat builder by trade is well known throughout the local Falmouth waterfront for the beautiful gaff boats built at…

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Graham Bartholomew – RIP

Members will be saddened to learn of the passing of long time MYA Member Graham Bartholomew on Friday 5th March following a long battle with cancer. His good company and gentlemanly conduct at the lakeside will be missed by his…

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David Perkins – RIP

We are very sad to announce that our Eastern District Councillor, David Perkins has died following a fall. The following statement has been sent from his family. Captain David William Perkins It is with great sadness that we announce that…

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Obituary of Mike Harris 1942 – 2020

Michael John Harris, or Mike as we all knew him, passed away peacefully on the 11th April 2020 from pneumonia after a short illness. Live feed to Funeral on 24/04/20 at 2.50pm Mike was introduced to model yachting at an…

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Obituary for Fred Shepherd 1931 – 2020

After a short spell in hospital, Fred died on March 28 from natural causes aged 88. He was a quite remarkable man, a colourful character, a very skilful craftsman, a fiercely competitive sportsman and also a model yacht designer. He…

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