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Remote Control Sailboats
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. There are a number of catamarans to choose from and many other styles.
There are many advantages that remote control sailboats have over conventional models of boats and ships. One of the biggest advantages to having an RC sailboat is that you don't have to worry about any kind of propulsion system, other than the wind. There are no electric power packs on the boat itself, other than the small receiver which tells the rudder and sails their positions. There isn't any kind of messy and dangerous fuels to have to deal with. Many sailing areas don't even allow fuel propelled boats.
Another advantage of remote control sailboats is that you don't have to worry about fuel or electricity running out in the middle of the pond or body of water you are sailing on. You don't run the risks of having to wade out to retrieve you boat, or sending your kids.
In addition to advantages, there are remote controlled sailboats for every level of experience. Beginners can choose from Ready to Run RC Sailboats, and advanced boaters can take advantage of kits that they build from scratch. Even beginners to this hobby that want a challenge can find a number of kits that are fairly easy to assemble on their own. What better way to spend some quality time with your kids than building your own sailing ship? Taking the time to lay out the pieces, gluing them together, as well as the proud feelings that come with seeing the creation you both made out on the water.
These remote control sailboats have everything you need. They come with prefabricated parts that are simple and easy to put together for beginning hobbyists, with the RC transmitter, and some are even shaped like a real ship's wheel, adding to the authenticity. All the servos and electronics are included, as well as complete, color, step by step instructions. Depending on the models itself, a helpful video may also be included, providing helpful hints and suggestions.
For more advanced hobbyists, there are remote control sailboats that come in kits that instead of having prefabricated pieces, they include just the materials. These RC sailboats have to be made pretty much from scratch. They do still include everything you need to create a pirate ship, sailboat or yachting catamaran, but you have to cut the wood, assemble the hull, and add the accessories yourself.
You can find these remote control sailboats from a variety of different resources, but for the best prices and selection, going online is your best bet. There are a number of different online retailers available, and you are sure to find a great deal that you and your family will enjoy for years to come. Some companies offer free shipping, as well as a number of replacement parts.