Have nice Day by the Lake with an RC Ship!
An RC ship is an ideal RC machine for RC enthusiasts who enjoy acquiring a piece of history. Whether it is the RC Titanic, or even RC pirate ships, there are plenty of options to choose from. RC ships in particular focus more on realism and authenticity, rather than power and speed. Building an RC ship from scratch is another popular version of this hobby.
RC ships are available in Ready to Run (RTR) format, as well as in the form of kits which need to be built up. For novice enthusiasts, purchasing a RTR RC ship is the best option. This is mainly because all you need to do with them is take them out of their packaging and put them into the water. Of course, in case of electric RC ships, you will need to insert the batteries, and probably do a few more basic things. But all this does not require the kind of skill that you will require for a model kit.
Despite this ease, you may soon get bored with RTR models because they can become quite simple for you. So you need to move onto the next level and start building these models on your own. Start with almost RTR models and then move on to the final model kits because that is where you can really begin exploring the world of RC ships to the hilt.
When picking an RC ship, the major thing to consider is the amount of time you are going to spend in building and running it. If you don't have too much time, then buying a gas- or nitro-powered version will not be the right idea. These models require a lot of time and effort both in building them as well as in running them. Also, you will need to spend a lot of time in maintaining both these versions irrespective of whether you are running them regularly or not.
As with every model, especially in the case of newbies, the first thing that catches your eye is the design of the RC ship. In this, as is the case with cars, you have more variety to choose from, than you can get your eyes on.
If you are interested in a peaceful day by the lake, you can buy one of the many long ocean liner replicas, such as the HMS Queen Mary or even the HMS Titanic. You can also choose to buy warships such as the Bismarck or even the USS Intrepid. The choices are abundant and depending on what is more important to you - looks or performance, you will find more than enough to choose from. The best part is, most of these ships are available in RTR, almost RTR and model kit formats, irrespective of the design.
You can also choose the kind of engine that will run your RC ship and, depending on your experience, expertise and availability; you can easily find a model that will suit your style. There are fewer RC models that can be as peaceful, calming, powerful and beautiful as RC ships. If you are looking to make your radio controlled hobby memorable, simply turn to an RC ship.