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   The Steamboat Association of Great Britain

‘The Funnel’ is the SBA’s quarterly journal

This is the current Edition


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Funnel 000

Funnel 000 has now hit members’ doormats. It is again a 90-odd page edition full of  information, updates on this and that and some useful how-to-do-it material too, along with historical pieces. 

Logged in SBA members can access all past issues of Funnel through the 'Index to Funnel Contents' menu selection.

Copy deadlines

Spring/March issue:  31 January
Summer/June issue: 30 April
Autumn/September issue: 31 July
Winter/December issue: 31 October

Please submit all material
as early as possible!

Contributions should be sent to the Funnel Editor preferably by email.  Send them to

You can submit articles and pictures via post too, but email is easier for us. You can find addresses on the Contact Us page.

The text of your copy should ideally be sent in Microsoft Word ".docx", or Open Document Format ".odt"  with pictures sent separately  as jpegs. Please do not embed pictures in your documents as this makes formatting more difficult.   

We publish to a 94pp A5 format. 

Photos and scanned drawings should be at 300dpi - i.e. JPGs saved as high quality.  

Small Adverts for steam related items are printed free of charge to members and on a one-off basis to other individuals at the Editor's discretion. Photos may be included if space permits.

For commercial adverts please contact the advertising manager at

Items published in Funnel are the personal opinions of the contributors and therefore may not necessarily reflect SBA policy.

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