Competitions and Exhibitions

To encourage competition the Society awards trophies at its own biennial exhibition.

SMS trophy for scratch-built sailing model

Members also exhibit their work at other major model making exhibitions; in particular the annual INTERNATIONAL MODEL SHOW (formerly the Model Engineering Exhibition). SMS members have regularly won awards for the best ship model in the show.

Keith Smith being presented with the Duke of Edinburgh award for best model in show overall
In this Powerpoint presentation, Keith shows the making of the model and gives some history of the original ship.
The H.V.Evans Trophy and the Maze Cup
The John’s Trophy and the Maze Cup