When it comes to remote control sailboats, there are many options to choose from. You have authentic RC sailboats that are from some of the most modern sailing vessels in the industry, you have old fashioned pirate ships from days gone by.
If you want to bypass the hefty commission fees charged by boat and yacht brokers you may want to consider going to one of the buy owner sources. We have some like this in my local area but you can find numerous locations online such as Ebay and iBoats.
All over the United States, if not the world there are annual Christmas Boat parades. I know when I lived in Sarasota, Florida there was a great one there and even in the small town of Navarre where I live now we have a pretty good Christmas Boat Parade.
Going boating can be a great experience if you have taken the time to get marine battery chargers you can count on. You go through all of the trouble to make sure your boat is looking great and it's all gassed up. The weather is great and you've towed it down to the water's edge.