Sleeker designs and longer transmitter distances along with loads of fun on the water are some of the many reasons why enthusiasts and hobbyists are getting themselves involved in rc boat racing. Thanks to the evolution of technology, the gear available today is way better than the old-fashioned versions and with the rise of brushless rc boats they're faster than ever.

Hydroplanes, V-shaped hulls, and catamarans are some of the various types of brushless rc boats rtr available. Each type has its own pros and cons, making it suitable for different users. When purchasing these boats, there are many factors that you need to consider, such as the speed, battery life, and other additional features. This can make the task of picking the right type of boat difficult. To make your task easier, here are the best four brushless RC boats with their specifications, features, pros and cons.

Best Brushless RC Boats

AquaCraft Miss Seattle U-16 

aquacraft brushless rc boat

This is a little rocket ship that delivers tons of performance at a very affordable price. The construction is lightweight and durable.

  • ABS Radio and Tactic TTX300 transmitter with TR325 receiver

  • Motor: 2200 kV factory-installed brushless inrunner with cooling jacket

  • 30 A controller with low-voltage and stutter bump warnings

  • Requires AA batteries, 4 for the transmitter, compatible with selected battery

  • 30 mm 2-blade FRP propeller

  • Recommended age: 15 years and up

  • Item weight: 5 pounds

  • The package includes Miss Seattle Hydroplane with applied graphics, controller, motor, receiver, servo, strut, propeller, stand and radio box tape

This is one of the best brushless RC boats on the market that comes completely assembled with factory-finished ABS hull and canopy. It features a factory-installed brushless 2200 kV inrunner motor with a 30 A controller and low-voltage and stutter bump warnings. If the boat hits an underwater obstruction, the breakaway rudder swings up and back to avoid damage to itself and the transom. The motor, radio gear and battery are double covered by the canopy and hatch but are readily available.

The brushless remote control boat comes with a built-in BEC, star plug battery, universal radio connectors and 3.5 mm bullet motor. A unique cinch motor coupler decreases strain on the drive system and improves dependability. In addition to this, there is the Tactic TTX300 three-channel 2.4 GHz satellite radio with a TR325 receiver and mini steering servo. The mini hydro turn fin boosts the right and straightaway handling, resulting in "floats on air" performance and tight turns.

Other features include a music-wire driveshaft, performance-tuned unlimited hydroplane hull and a 30 mm 2-blade FRP propeller.


  • Turn fin is adjustable
  • Very fast boat
  • Fully water cooled motor and ESC
  • RTR


  • Does not come with battery pack

FT012 2.4 GHz 18" Brushless RC Boat RTR

ft012 high speed brushless rc boat

This is a high-speed V-hull brushless remote control boat rtr that is fun, super fast, and easy to operate and transport.

  • Top speed of 45 kilometers per hour (28 miles per hour)

  • Radio: 2.4 GHz

  • Dimensions: 18.4 x 5 x 5 inches (467 x 127 x 128 millimeters)

  • 450 feet range LiPo battery and self-righting

  • Capsize recovery

The FT012 brushless RC boat is equipped with a water cooling system that helps extend the boat's life. It has a maximum speed of forty-five kilometers per hour (twenty-eight miles per hour) and includes a high-power brushless motor, which makes the boat flexibly fast and super powerful.

Another excellent feature is its capsize recovery, which is a self-adjusting feature that lets you command the boat back into action whenever it capsizes in the water. A 2.4 GHz Radio Control Gun is very easy to operate and highly cost-effective with three-in-one ESC. Other components include a 2.4 GHz receiver, servo controller, and electron speed regulator. The boat is very compact with a length of 18.4 inches and width and height of five inches.


  • Very fast
  • RTR (ready to run)
  • Decent Price


  • Battery unreliable

Pro Boat Blackjack Catamaran Brushless: RTR by Toy Boat

This is a ready-to-run brushless RC boat. You only need to add a charger, battery pack, and AA batteries for the transmitter before you are ready to rip across the water at a speed of up to thirty miles per hour.

  • Length: 24 inches (609.6 millimeters)

  • Radio: ECX 2.4 GHz Transmitter, 2-Channel V2

  • Brushless water-cooled motor

  • Size of motor: 2000 kV

  • Hull material: ABS

  • Speed control: 30 A

  • Trim scheme colors: Black and red

  • Size of propeller: 1.34 x 2.06 inches (34 x 52 millimeter)

  • Hull type: Catamaran

  • Scale: Twenty-four inches

  • Experience level: Intermediate

  • Recommended for using outdoor

  • Does not require assembly

This brushless pro boat will help you experience boating at full throttle. It is equipped with a powerful 2000 kV water-cooled motor as well as action-ready Li-Po compatible thirty-amp ESC. It has the kind of power and speed that will surely make people turn their heads. It is capable of reaching the speeds of thirty miles per hour on 3S LiPo power.

Furthermore, the Blackjack Catamaran comes with a 2.4 GHz Pro Boat radio system along with an offset rudder system that provides superb stability while keeping the boat glued to the water.

Other features include a hull mounted waterproof steering servo, convenient drain plug, waterproof electronics and a one-piece internal electronics tray.


  • Very fast

  • Stable

  • Easy to drive

  • Controllable and adjustable


  • Not ready to run

Minimono Brushless Boat TTX300 2.4 GHz RTR

The brushless remote control boat Minimono from AquaCraft that you will surely enjoy.

  • Hull: Molded plastic

  • Motor: 28-30-2200 kV brushless

  • Radio: Tactic TTX300 2.4 GHz pistol grip system

  • SLT-Secure Link Technology

  • Servo reversing

  • ESC: 20 A LiPo compatible

The boat features a breakaway design that allows the rudder to swing back if it strikes an object and return to the correct position. It has a molded plastic stand and comes with a warranty of ninety days after the purchase for defects. The package includes a motor, radio, ESC, instructions and, of course, the AquaCraft Minimono brushless boat with a stand.


  • Very fast

  • Stable

  • Comes with warranty


  • Charger and battery not included