This is a photograph of a model boat of the steam launch type, that I built a while ago on a "Formidable" fibreglass hull. It was an experimental model, using an electrically driven boiler feed pump. The power unit is a Cheddar Models Puffin Steam Plant. The Cheddar Models Puffin is a twin cylinder inline oscillating cylinder steam engine with a built in regulator. The model had a Cheddar vertical boiler & a Mainsteam condenser/oil trap was also fitted. I sailed it one day in thick fog, and it looked extremely realistic on the water, with a huge plume of steam coming out of the funnel.

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