RC Electric BOATS
We are talking FAST Electric boats. That’s right fast! What is fast? Stay a while and find out, it won’t take long to get addicted.
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 to RC Electric Boats 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, visit the RC Electric Boat Setup Calculator for additional guidance by clicking the image below. A complete list of all the topics covering Fast RC Electric Boats can be found further down in this page.
The biggest mistake a new FE boater can make when getting in to RC Electric Boats is choosing a power combination that is not properly matched. Now this is true for both modifying a Ready to Run hull or building a boat from scratch. 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 Motor section to understand how this is done.
Also check out the RC Electric Boat Calculator for RC Electric Boats.
Fast for many people can vary greatly depending on skill level or even budget. But for most, fast generally means 30-60km/h minimum.
If you like what you read, or see yourself Piloting a ( Fast Electric ) RC Electric Boat, press one of the 3 buttons below and join the growing community. We need you!