Welcome to Ramsgate Vikings Model Boat Club

The Club sails on the Boating Pool situated in the Westcliff Leisure Complex on the clifftops at Ramsgate, and has spectacular views across the English Channel.

Looking out to Sandwich Bay
Looking out to Sandwich Bay

The complex contains many activities for children. In addition there is a well stocked cafe for meals, hot and cold drinks, Ice creams and a fully licensed bar.

Looking across the pond from the eastern side with the club landing area on the right.
Looking across the pond from the eastern side with the club landing area on the right.

The Club sails on Thursday and Sunday mornings from 09:30 to 11:00, all year round.

Our members enjoying a mornings sailing
Our members enjoying a mornings sailing

A variety of different model boats are sailed from fast(ish) electric to yachts (but no I/C). The circular shape of the pool and surrounding buildings sometimes makes sailing a real challenge.

Some of our members models
Some of our members models

We visit other Club’s events during the season and hold our own Model Ships Rally on the first Sunday in September each year.

Our members models on display at Sumner Pond show 2016
Our members models on display at Sumner Pond show 2016

If you would like further information about the Club please contact us at the pool on Thursday or Sunday mornings, or use our contact form here

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We welcome you to come and meet us at “The Boating Pool” on the “Royal Esplanade” in Ramsgate.

With a café, toilets and plenty of free parking you will be assured of a warm welcome.

Where to find us

The Boating pool, Royal Esplanade, Ramsgate, CT11 0HE