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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…

30/10/2018

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…

17/09/2018

John Newton

It is with sadness that we inform the MYA members that John Newton passed away on Friday. John was a valued member of the Coalhouse Fort RYC, the Eastern District committee and MYA Council, although dealing with an illness he…

29/07/2018

Clive Tappenden

It is with sadness that we have to advise the MYA membership of the death of Clive Tappenden who passed away last week.  Many members will remember Clive and Lynne of the Ryde MYC for their support of the PRACC…

10/05/2018

Tony Brailsford

Sadly, we would like to inform fellow radio sailors that Tony Brailsford passed away earlier this week. Tony came to Radio Sailing after a long career racing dinghies. He was an active member of Burghfield Sailing Club when a Model…

19/08/2017

Neil Rothwell – Obituary

How can I sum up in few inadequate words the man who was was my business colleague and my closest friend. Neil was a quiet purposeful man, he never made a fuss, he sailed his radio boats competitively but fairly…

14/08/2017

100 Not out – A special presentation

In from the Two Islands RYC For those of you not at the DF95 National Championships over the weekend, as a club we made a presentation to John Clifton for the occasion of his forthcoming 100th Birthday (2nd July) In…

19/06/2017
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