• RC Boat Tips

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    The R/C Model Boat tips presented in this section are the result of our experience and from other R/C boaters from around the world. Collected from personal conversations, reading R/C books and from web sites specializing on the hobby. We do not intend these tips to be original, but only to be useful.

    Items needed for a complete R/C boat

    Sail boat:
    • hull
    • fin with lead ballast
    • sail winch
    • mast
    • mast appendages
    • cables
    • rudder and axle
    • rig
    • complete radio system (transmitter, receiver, servos, batteries and charger)


    Glow engine

    • hull
    • engine and mounts
    • drive system
    • propeller
    • rudder and shafts and/or cables
    • complete radio system (transmitter, receiver, servos, batteries and charger)
    • fuel
    • electric starter and portable battery.
    • Glow plug battery


    Gas engine

    • hull
    • engine and mounts
    • drive system
    • propeller
    • rudder and shafts and/or cables
    • complete radio system (transmitter, receiver, servos, batteries and charger)
    • Gasoline / oil mixture


    Electric Boat

    • hull
    • engine and mounts
    • drive system
    • propeller
    • rudder and shafts and/or cables
    • complete radio system (transmitter, receiver, servos, batteries and charger)
    • Speed Controller
    • Battery Packs
    • Battery Charger