How to Choose Best Electric Boat 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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You will not be able to compare all the electric boat on the market by yourself. There are too many options! That is why we offer you our top list (and the extended top 30 list) of the best electric boat. It will help you make the right choice in a shorter time.

Our team has been working on this list of the best electric boat for many days. We had to compare many models from various brands. In the end, we selected 10 electric boat with the highest price/quality ratios.

The 10 Best Electric Boat of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
Design 5/5
Materials 4/5
Durability 5/5
Price 5/5
Szjjx Rc Boat 1. Szjjx Rc Boat
Do extreme sharp turns and auto flips (it can do 180 degree turnover action when it capsizes.
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Design 5/5
Materials 5/5
Durability 5/5
Price 3/5
Rc Boat 2. Rc Boat
Powerful high speed double motors, driving speed up to 10 km/h.
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Design 3/5
Materials 4/5
Durability 5/5
Price 5/5
Udirc Venom 2.4ghz High Speed Remote Control Electric Boat 3. Udirc Venom 2.4ghz High Speed Remote Control Electric Boat
It features a rugged abs anti-tilt hull, and a water-cooled, single-prop powerful 370-size motor that combines style, speed, and affordability.
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Design 4/5
Materials 5/5
Durability 3/5
Price 4/5
Aquacraft Models Rtr Remote Control Rc Boat 4. Aquacraft Models Rtr Remote Control Rc Boat
Features a hand laid-up fiberglass hull optimized for racing and brushless power by racing champion mike “grimracer” zaborowski.
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Design 3/5
Materials 3/5
Durability 5/5
Price 5/5
Szjjx Rc Submarine Mini 27mhz 4ch High Powered Speed Electric Radio Remote Control Submersible Boat 5. Szjjx Rc Submarine Mini 27mhz 4ch High Powered Speed Electric Radio Remote Control Submersible Boat (Most Autonomous)
Easy install, then play.
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Design 5/5
Materials 3/5
Durability 3/5
Price 4/5
Funtech 18 Mph 2.4ghz High Speed Electric Fast Rc Boat 6. Funtech 18 Mph 2.4ghz High Speed Electric Fast Rc Boat
2 channel (forward, not reverse,, left, right) 2.4ghz frequency controller allows multiple boats to be raced at the same time.
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Design 4/5
Materials 5/5
Durability 4/5
Price 2/5
Remote Control Rc Boat 7. Remote Control Rc Boat
Strong water-cooled motor + abs anti-tilt hull keeps your remote boat racing.
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Design 5/5
Materials 2/5
Durability 5/5
Price 2/5
Allcaca Rc Boat 8. Allcaca Rc Boat (Best Classic Design)
Adopts 2.4ghz remote technology, more than 150 meters remote distance and could support multiple boats playing together at the same time without interference.
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Design 4/5
Materials 4/5
Durability 3/5
Price 3/5
Funtech Rc Model Sharkey Racing Boat 9. Funtech Rc Model Sharkey Racing Boat
2 channel (forward, backwards, left, right) 2.4ghz frequency controller allows multiple boats to be raced at the same time.
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Design 4/5
Materials 2/5
Durability 3/5
Price 2/5
Rc Boat 10. Rc Boat
Forward, backward, turn left and turn right.
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№ 1. Szjjx Rc Boat 2.4ghz 4 Channels Remote Control Electric Racing Boat 25km H High Speed Automatically 180 Degree Flipping Transmitter with LCD Screen Blue
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
SZJJX 13.9 x 3.6 x 3.5 inches 2.05 pounds
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Jjx-tech store is the only legal owner of szjjx. Please kindly check the name of seller store in case of buying counterfeit and fake products. Otherwise any problem, jjx-tech will not be responsible. High speed and long control distant: race at 25km/h and blow other remote control boats out of the water. Remote control distance up to 150 meters, amazingly. Transmitterwith lcd screen: with lcd screen on the transmitter, you are supposed to read the relative data directly, more intuitive and convenient; 2.4ghz frequency controller allows multiple boats to be raced at the same time. Automatically flipping: do extreme sharp turns and auto flips (it can do 180 degree turnover action when it capsizes; self-righting feature lets you keep your boat in play even if it capsizes).

Left / right hand throttle switch function: the transmitter is given the left / right hand throttle switch function, you can switch the throttle mode between mode 1 and 2 freely, which is considering convenience of both left-handed and right-handed. Simple operations: super-easy to control.4 channel (forward, backwards, left, right, automatically 180 degree flipping); with rechargeable battery, can offer 8mins playing after 45mins charging. Because each country’s charger adapter or wall plug may not be the same, the factory dose not provide, so the charger adapter or wall plug not included.

 

 
The Good
Jjx-tech store is
Left / right h
Automatically flipping
Simple operations
The Bad
I have been using it for months and did not experience any troubles yet.
 

 

 
№ 2. Rc Boat Szjjx Remote Control High Speed Electric Race Boat 4 Channels for Pools, Lakes and Outdoor Adventure Jx802 Blue
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
SZJJX 9.4 x 3 x 3.1 inches 1.05 pounds
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Super easy to control: easy to control and turn left/right/forward/backward.180 degrees accurate orientation. Perfect size: perfect size for pools, small ponds, rivers and lakes; high quality, high performance durable unique design; boat will only run when in water. High speed and long control distant: powerful high speed double motors, driving speed up to 10 km/h; 27mhz.40mhz.49mhz controller frequency(can only support one boat playing at the same frequency), strong signal transmitter make the control distance from 20 to 30 meters. Unique design: unique self-righting responsive v hull design; waterproof hull with anti-tilt modular design is built from impact-resistant abs plastic parts are durable and smooth and easily maintained and replaced.

Rechargeable battery: there is a small ni-cd battery inside the boat, and what’s amazing is you can recharge the boat again and again for unlimited use. Because each country’s charger adapter or wall plug may not be the same, the factory dose not provide, so the charger adapter or wall plug not included.

 

 
The Good
Rechargeable battery
Perfect size
Unique design
The Bad
It is a bit pricey in comparison with other models.
 

 

 
 

Design
3/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
UDI RC UDI001-O 16 x 6 x 12 inches 2 pounds
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The udi001 is an exciting speedboat to see in action and even more exciting to pilot. It features a rugged abs anti-tilt hull, and a water-cooled, single-prop powerful 370-size motor that combines style, speed, and affordability. This newest usb-rechargeable electric rc speedboat from udirc will blow the others out of the water when it races by at 25 km/h (15 mph). When water gets into the boat, the motors, battery and servo are wet and can easily cause a short circuit if the operator doesn’t make the boat dry enough. Low battery alarm warns you when the boat is almost out of power so you know when to head for the shore. Self-righting feature lets you keep your boat in play even if it capsizes.

 

 
The Good
When water gets in
It features a rugged abs anti-tilt hull
The udi001 is an exciting speedboat
The Bad
Professionals will not find it useful.
 

What are your reviews based on?

In order to create this buying guide, our team had to go through hundreds of user reviews and compare dozens of electric boat models and brands. Finding the best electric boat nowadays is a hard task: the selection on the market is so high that you would have to spend months to study all available options. Thankfully, our TOP list will help you find a good electric boat much quicker!

 

 
№ 4. Aquacraft Models Rtr Remote Control Rc Boat : Ul-1 Superior Brushless Electric High Speed Hydroplane with 2.4ghz Radio, Receiver, Servos, Water Cooled Motor and Esc, and Display Workstand (white)
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Aquacraft AQUB28WW 38.2 x 15.1 x 8.9 inches 10.9 pounds
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Features a hand laid-up fiberglass hull optimized for racing and brushless power by racing champion mike “grimracer” zaborowski. Created exclusively for the ul-1, the 6-pole brushless motor is virtually maintenance-free, extremely efficient, and amazingly fast. Equipped with genuine grimracer hardware designed to take punishment in stride and coax the last bit of performance from every boat. Included tactic ttx300 3-channel slt radio features a programmable third channel, a tr325 receiver, variable rate steering, trims and push-button linking.

 

 
The Good
Features a h
Created exclusively
The Bad
You will have to find a separate room to store it.
The design is rather boring.
 

 

 
 

Design
3/5
 

Materials
3/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
SZJJX 4.3 x 3.1 x 1.6 inches 10.6 ounces
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Perfect size: perfect size for for pools, bathtub at home, small ponds, rivers and lakes; high quality, high performance durable unique design. Safe and durable: passed the certificate of iso 9001 from international quality system. It’s important to child because the material is non-toxic and with no sharp corner that may hurts your child. Multiple propellers, submarines can swim freely in the water with the remote control; by the power from 2 motors, the submarine can submerge or go up rapidly during exploration. Far control distance: the biggest control radius of this submarine is 5 meters which is really exciting to children who are rc lovers; submerge to depth of 1.0m underwater. Diving effect is more obvious in shallow water than in deep water. Some people think it’s broken in deep water, in fact, it is only the effect of its movement is not obvious.

Ready to run: easy install, then play. After install according to the user manual, you should only need 4 aa batteries to make the transmitter work. The batteries also can be used to charge the submarine. Please charge it in time after playing for about 5 minutes, ensure that it has enough power.

 

 
The Good
Perfect size
Far control distance
Multiple propellers
The Bad
You will not be able to take it on a plane.
 

 

 
№ 6. Funtech 18 Mph 2.4ghz High Speed Electric Fast Rc Boat Remote Control Boat White,, Freshwater, Pools Bathtubs Lakes-best Gifts for Kids and Adults
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
3/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
FunTech 10.9 x 5.9 x 2.9 inches 1.5 pounds
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Super speed – race at 18 mph (30 km/h) and blow other remote control boats out of the water. Running time up to 15 mins, and you can do extreme sharp turns. Simple controls – 2 channel (forward, not reverse,, left, right) 2.4ghz frequency controller allows multiple boats to be raced at the same time. Ultra reliable – features a water-cooled, single-prop powerful motor for safe and reliable operation and a rugged abs anti-tilt hull that combines style, speed and affordability. Native USA support – 12 months warranty by funtech. Online USA customer support every day if you ever need assistance. Highly recommended toy ship for anyone age 14+. If you love a little splash of fun you are going to enjoy this boat. Caution: do not use in salt water.

Low battery warning: low battery alarm warns you when the rc boat is almost out of power so you know when to head for the shore. Safety features to protect the battery and the boat: protects from over-charge and over-discharge of the battery.

 

 
The Good
Super speed
Simple controls
Ultra reliable
Low battery warning
Native USA support
The Bad
The material is not flexible, so it is easy to break.
You will need a big enough car to transport it.
 

 

 
№ 7. Remote Control Rc Boat Toy, Udi007 Voyager Remote Control Boat for Lakes and Pools with 2 Batteries 18 Mph Max Speed and Anti Tilt Hull for Rc Boats
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Price
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
USA Toyz 19.5 x 8 x 12.3 inches 3.35 pounds
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Low battery warning: bring this speedy electric boat toy back easy. Fast rc speed boat: blow other rc speed boats out of the water at 18+ mph. Capsize recovery: right your racing boat fast with a flick of the wrist. 2 batteries: extra rechargeable 3.7v 1500mah li-ion batteries for 2x toy boat race time (do not use in saltwater; for ages 14+). Gutsy toy boat: strong water-cooled motor + abs anti-tilt hull keeps your remote boat racing.

 

 
The Good
Low battery warning
Capsize recovery
Gutsy toy boat
Fast rc speed boat
2 batteries
The Bad
Its counterparts are less expensive.
 

 

 
№ 8. Allcaca Rc Boat S 2.4ghz Remote Control Boat 28km H High Speed Stunt Electric Racing Boats Toy for Kids and Adults, Black
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Price
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
ALLCACA 13.8 x 3.5 x 3.1 inches 2.11 pounds
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Equipped with water cooling system, which could decrease the motor loss effectively. Automatic correcting channel, the hull has left and right sides insert steering, can automatically reset the channel. High speed rc racing boats, powerful 390 brushed motor, the maxium speed up to 28km/h, the rc boat could do sharp turns and auto flips, self-righting features let your boat keep in playing even if it capsizes. Powerful rechargeable battery, including one high power 7.4v 600mah battery for the boat. Charging time is about 120 mins and could lasts about 8 mins non-stop fun playing time. Boat was charged by usb charging cable, the charger adapter not included.

Low battery warning, low battery alarm warns you when the rc boat is almost out of power so you know when to head for the shore. Safety features that the boat only works in water. Adopts 2.4ghz remote technology, more than 150 meters remote distance and could support multiple boats playing together at the same time without interference.

 

 
The Good
Powerful rechargeable battery
Adopts 2.4ghz remote technology
High speed rc racing boats
Low battery warning
The Bad
It is difficult to use in winter.
 

 

 
№ 9. Funtech Rc Model Sharkey Racing Boat, High-speed Electric Lake and Pool Version Black,
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
FunTech 17.6 x 4.8 x 3.9 inches 2.23 pounds
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Low battery warning: low battery alarm warns you when the rc boat is almost out of power so you know when to head for the shore. Safety features to protect the battery and the boat: protects from over-charge and over-discharge of the battery. Reliable & friendly customer service – customer support responds within 24 hours 7 days a week. If you didn’t get any reply from us, amazon likely intercepted your email – try “ask a question” on seller profile. Super speed – race at 20 mph+ and blow other remote control boats out of the water. Ultra reliable – features a water-cooled, single-prop powerful motor for safe and reliable operation and a rugged abs anti-tilt hull that combines style, speed and affordability.

Simple controls – 2 channel (forward, backwards, left, right) 2.4ghz frequency controller allows multiple boats to be raced at the same time.

 

 
The Good
Ultra reliable
Reliable & friendly customer service
Simple controls
Low battery warning
Super speed
The Bad
Does not have transportation wheels.
 

 

 
№ 10. Rc Boat, Kingpow 2.4ghz 4 Channels Remote Control Electric Racing Boat High Speed 24km H with Anti-flipping Function-yellow(only Works On The Water, Not Reaction On The Land)
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Price
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.8
KingPow 2.15 pounds
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Tips: the boat only be played on the water and not any reaction on the land. 1(caution: do not play in salt water; for ages: 14+). High speed: racing at 24km/h by 370 powerful motor. (equied with motor unit, electronic steering enginer installations, tail propeller unit and steering enginer installations). 4ghz radio: forward, backward, turn left and turn right. It is not easy to be interferenced by the same frequency and great anti-interference ability allow many boat to race at the same time. And control distance is about 100m. Unique design: waterproof-uv design could reduce resistance, let the boat run fast on the water. Shipyard which is made of high quality make strong tightness and have left right trim switch-enhanced stability. Do extreme sharp turns and it can do 180 degree turnover action when it capsizes, just push the trigger back and forward if it capsizes, then it can turn around.

Low battery warning: low battery alarm warns you when the rc boat is almost out of power so you know when to head for the shore(once low battery, the remote control witll make “beep” sounds. And safety features to protect the battery and the boat-protects from over-charge and over-discharge of the battery.

 

 
The Good
Low battery warning
Unique design
The Bad
Assembling quality is below average.
 

What is the average cost for a good electric boat?

If you want to buy the best electric boat on the market, remember that it does not have to be the most expensive one. Of course, costly models are usually good, but there is always a possibility that you can find an option with better price/quality ratio. If you want to get the most value out of your electric boat, choose wisely and consider all its characteristics, not only the price.

What should be my main choice criteria when buying a electric boat?

As you might have guessed, the weight of a electric boat is one of the main factor to consider. Another important aspects is its material. If the electric boat is assembled well, it will serve you for many years.

What warranty period is considered optimal for electric boat?

We recommend all our readers to buy electric boatwith at least the two-year long warranty period. This is the optimal term for an average electric boat. Instead of overpaying for a lifetime warranty, save the money to buy a new electric boat later.

How did you create this rating list with the best electric boat?

We compared over a hundred of electric boatfrom various manufacturers. To make our buying guide as honest as it is possible, we took into consideration all the important characteristics, such as price, weight, material, assembly quality, and many more. If you want to find the best electric boat for the least amount of money, our TOP list will be very useful for you.

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