Welcome to the VMYG website

This site is devoted to the history, restoration and sailing of Vintage Pond Yachts of all types and ages. We also have an active interest in the toy boats that introduced so many of us to this pastime. - new material is listed here What's New.

Imminent Sailing Days 2018
Sun 11th March Capham
Sat 17th March, Hampton Court, Vane Day.
Come with any Vane boat, we will do our best to get it going
and help you to sail it. Or you can just enjoy sail your boat.

The 2018 Sailing Program click here. (2018 about to be added)
For location of lakes click here. ,

Fleetwood Marblehed Vane Sailing Weekend.


There is a for sale/wanted section. The individual ads are not listed on the 'what's new' page so please check this section if you are looking to sell or buy vintage yachts or equipment. Advertisements from non-members are accepted at the VMYG's discretion.

If you are restoring an old boat you should find our how to do it and where to get it pages useful as we will list the hard to find specialist suppliers as well as those concerned with the normal business of model boat construction and sailing. If you have dealt with a good specialist supplier please let us know and we will see if we can add him to our links page.Do look around these pages, there is a search facility to help you find elusive articles.


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If you would like any more information or are interested in joining the group please e-mail us. Please note that Images and content are copyright VMYG. Do not reproduce without permission, which will not be unreasonably withheld.

Got an old boat in the attic / loft /garage?

Dig it out, take a couple of photos (a side shot of the hull is best) and we will do our best to identify it. Just e-mail the photos with a brief description, main dimensions and any background information and we will do the rest. This mystery boats submitted to date are here

To learn more about what we do and the benefits of VMYG membership click here