When I was a kid I remember the older men racing radio-controlled sailboats at the local lake near my house. I used to live in a windy location so the venue was ideal for the sport. Soon after, the hot-rods came by and started bringing the much faster nitro and methanol powered RC Powerboats. Those things were incredible! They used to host races every single weekend. The fever soon became an obsession. It wasn’t long before there were 30-50 guys at the lake every weekend racing boats.
Even with the extra speed of the gas-powered boats, the love of rc sailboats still remains. In fact, some people GREATLY prefer the slow, quiet and peaceful drive of a sailboat. I mean, most people spend the entire week in a fast-paced environment. Some will argue that the last thing they need is more stress from being competitive in the weekends as well. For those boats, radio-controlled sailboats and other quiet vehicles, such as gliders are probably the best bet.
But either way, there’s no denying the sheer speed an awesome acceleration of a gas-powered RC speedboat. Not only that, but they look unreal too! Some are designed to look just like the … Read more at FryingPanSports