FAST ELECTRIC RC BOATS
NOTE: All info is for surface drive ONLY.
Building a FE (Fast Electric) boat from scratch is a very challenging goal. Reading through the several topic in this area of the site will better prepare you for a successful build. More focus will be on selecting the proper power system for your hull.
If you are a new boater who has read all the pages in the Fast Electric section and are still having trouble selecting a Power system / setup or just want additional ideas
The biggest mistake a new FE boater can make when building their first boat is choosing a power combination that is not properly matched. In most cases this leads to excessive heat with in the system. Heat is electronics worst enemy, too much will certainly destroy any electrical component.
Over the last several years, the most difficult decision in choosing brushless power is KV selection. Please read through the Motorsection to understand how this is done.
Also check out the RC Calculator for Electric Boats