BOATING NEWS: Proboat Blackjack 29 BL Catamaran RTR

Proboat - Blackjack 29 BL Catamaran RTR copy

The new Blackjack 29 features a redesigned fiberglass hull that eliminates the need for a wooden substructure that can wear out over time and provides incredible stability at speeds approaching 50 MPH. It employs a Dynamite power system with a potent 6 pole, 2000Kv brushless motor and massive 120 amp ESC with EC5 connectors. Control is provided by the Spektrum ... Read More »

REVIEW: Helion Rivos Reveal

Helion Rivos RTR Electric Boat

Helion is a company that is coming on strong in a short amount of time. They wowed the tire loving crowd with some very cool ready-to-runs at great prices and with excellent service through HobbyTown retailers. Then they dove into the water world with the Lagos Sport, a mini V-hull that was fast, fun and super easy to use and ... Read More »

BOATING NEWS: Pro Boat Shockwave 26 BL Deep-V RTR

Pro Boat - Shockwave 26 BL Deep-V RTR copy

The Shockwave 26-inch Deep-V features a Dynamite 2000Kv brushless power system with 30A speed control will allow the user to run NiMH batteries or LiPo batteries.  Speaking of LiPo, when using a 3S pack this boat can hit speeds of 25 mph.  It also utilizes an off-Set aluminum rudder to ensure the Shockwave 26 will turn well in both directions. ... Read More »

REVIEW: Aquacraft Rescue 17 Fireboat

Review: Aquacraft Rescue 17 Fireboat

There are those products that come to market that get you all riled up as if you were a kid again and what you see on these pages is sure to get you going. As a kid, who didn't want a sailboat that set off for unexplored lands while you played on the beach? And who didn't want a plastic boat that braved the rapids of that stream behind your house? Read More »

HOW TO: Project: Turnigy Marine Brushless Power System

Project: Turnigy Marine Brushless Power System

Several years ago I reviewed a Pro Boat Impulse 26 from Horizon Hobby and at the time it was a blast to race around the pond at our house. Since then I’ve reviewed many new boats with each one seemingly faster than the one before. Yet somehow my son and I keep going back to the Impulse 26 for various projects, including a trailer that he made to pull the boat behind his RC truck. Read More »

REVIEW: Aquacraft GP-1 Ultra Hydro

Aquacraft GP-1 Ultra Hydro

The GP-1 from AquaCraft Models is the latest RTR fast electric model developed by AquaCraft's chief designer, Mike “Grim Racer” Zabrowski. Measuring 16 1/2 inches, this pickle fork, 3-point hydroplane design features performance engineered components. Read More »

BOATING BASICS: Marine ESC Guide

Marine ESC Guide

With major innovations like brushless motors, LiPo batteries and superlight hulls, RC Boats are going faster and faster every year. We’ve put together a small group of marine ESC’s that are sure to fit into any category of watercraft you choose, including competition-level racers. To make compatibility even easier, we’ve chosen ESC’s that run on both NiMh or LiPo batteries, ... Read More »

OVERBOARD: Atomik Barbwire Giveaway

Atomik Barbwire Giveaway

Fill out the form below for a chance to winthis awesome Atomik Barbwire RTR Brushless Boat! No purchase necessary. This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Enter by filling out an official entry form available online, or by providing the same information on a 3”x5”card. You can submit your completed entry ... Read More »

BOATING NEWS: Aquacraft Bristol Trawler

Aquacraft - Bristol Trawler copy

The Bristol Trawler is well detailed for an authentic look that is sure to please.  It has a painted fiberglass hull with rigged masts and comes standard with a TTX490 4-channel radio with TR400 receiver, a 30-amp LiPo compatible speed control and 550 sized motor.  Add AA batteries for the transmitter and a 3S LiPo battery and be ready for ... Read More »