SP0381 : Model Boating

taken 11 years ago, near to Bournville, Birmingham, Great Britain

Model Boating
Model Boating
This yachting pool in Valley Parkway, beside Bournville Lane was built in 1932-33 by unemployed men. Today it is the home of the Bournville Model Yacht and Power Boat Club, one of the oldest of its kind in the country. See LinkExternal link .

Here the club is starting to pack up after their day's activities in support of the RNLI.

The man wading across the pool is going to recover a model power boat that flipped upside down during some over enthusiastic cornering!
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 July, 2006   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 2 July, 2006
Category
Ponds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 037 812 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:25.7262N 1:56.8206W
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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