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Videos from 2016 Model Boat Parade of Lights

Filmed from David Manley’s RC Yacht.

Filmed from Mark Weber’s dock in our RC harbor.

The San Diego Argonauts kicked off the Christmas season with our own RC Model Boat Parade of Lights around the San Diego Model Boat Pond. Public joined, and we had a fantastic turnout of 20+ boats and around 100 spectators. Our thanks to KUSI for morning coverage of the event!

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: San Diego Model Yacht Pond

Ideas for easy RC model boat lights.

LED Light Strings
EL Wire (electroluminescent wire)

In case you’re new to the mini Parade of Lights, here’s a video from January 2015:

Come join us on a Saturday morning at the San Diego Model Boat Pond or on Facebook.

2016 Scale Boat Fun Run

We had an awesome Scale Boat Fun Run this past Saturday. It featured a navigation course with islands, barge pulling, a great lunch and a solid raffle. Despite the overcast day, we had a great turnout from the San Diego, Los Angeles, & Riverside areas.

More photos & videos:

Our next Scale Boat Division event:

Setting up the course:

The 2016 San Diego Argonauts Scale Boat Fun Run:


For Sale: 1/144 scale USS Lassen DDG


RC Scale Military Ship for Sale:

Selling my one 1/144 scale USS Lassen DDG, it’s 40 inches long and comes with two battery packs and four channel radio and runs well. For pick up in San Diego only I will not deliver or ship, price is $300.

Contact David Manley for more info:


Task Force 96 Santee Lakes Run Photos & Videos

A number of the San Diego Argonauts Scale Boats guys also run with Task Force 96, which is a Scale Boat group that builds and runs incredible 1:96 or 1:100 scale models.  He had a great run on December 6, 2014 commemorating the anniversary of the December 7 attack on Pearl Harbor.Task Force 96 2014Photos: 2014_12_06–Task Force 96 Santee Lakes Run (Album 1 of 2) 2014_12_06–Task Force 96 Santee Lakes Run (Album 2 of 2) Videos: