One of the fantastic things about remote controlled boats is that there’s always a different boat on the market for each type of user. Starting with the kid who’s just after something to have fun and race with to the die-hard enthusiast who has more money to spend, there’s a boat out there for everyone. However, when you’re on the lookout for the best RC boat for the money, particularly the top end models, there are a couple of things you need to realize.

  1. Pro Boat Impulse 31 Deep-V

This is a lovely RC boat with great looks and an outstanding performance. Pro Boat is well known in the world of enthusiasts for virtually everything you can think of; scale sailboats, fully licensed powerboats, and so much more. Also, they have an outstanding line of boats on the market. The quality of the Impulse 31 Deep-V is unrivaled, from tip to tail. This boat attains speeds of as high as 50mph just out of the box while it’s still on the water with no take offs or crashing.

Pros:

  • Great looks
  • Practically indestructible
  • Has the ability to reach 50+ mph
  • Comes equipped with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DX2E Marine radio along with an MR200 receiver

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Loads of batteries required (4 AA, 2 Ni-MH or 2 Li-Po) and 1 Dual Ni-MH or Li-Po charge plug
  • Does not come with batteries and chargers
  1. Aquacraft Motley Crew FE Catamaran

This is an extremely fast both that is capable of hitting speeds of up to 75 mph. It comes with a brushless motor which is a 6-pole water-cooled 1800kV type andthe 60A ESC that has 4 mm bullet connectors along with Deans Ultra Plugs. For interference-free control, it uses the Tactic 2.4GHz radio technology. It’s definitely very fast, but at the same time, it’s remarkably easy to control for everyone to enjoy.

Pros:

  • Up to 75 mph speed
  • Easy to control
  • 6-pole motor
  • Fiberglass construction

Cons:

  • Does not come with batteries
  • No reverse
  • Paint job is not the best