The Rails 'n Sails 2018 NZAMRC national convention will be held 8am Friday 30 March to noon Monday 2 April, 2018. The convention is being hosted by the North Shore Model Railway Club and is the NZAMRC's 26th national convention. It is open to modellers of all prototypes including New Zealand, British, North American, and Continental.

The venue is the Netball North Harbour complex near the State Highway 1 - Northcote off-ramp on the North Shore, Auckland. There is a very large auditorium that will hold many trade stands and portable layouts, as well as a lounge for socializing, rooms for clinics, a restaurant area for the awards dinner, and on-site catering.

Activities at the convention will include

We plan to have operating sessions before the convention. In addition, there will be facilities for special interest groups to hold meetings.

The website for the North Shore Model Railway Club has more information about the convention here. The convention secretary is Philip Sharp. His email is

We hope to see you at the convention.