Classic Wooden Boat Plans Downloads - click here
Bangkok and the surrounding areas has a busy race schedule - almost every weekend there is a boat racing event within a hours drive, from 26cc to small electric the competition is fierce and at international standard. The atmosphere is very friendly and everybody has time to speak to you and you are made to feel very welcome when you go to an event
There is a wide range of hulls at competitions - hand carved foam hulls, painted balsa right up to the new full carbon fiber composite hulls and a similar spread of motors and engines and the open races end with some suprizing results - there really is no substitute for skill in driving (or flying) one of these boats in a race
As yet there are no noise restrictions on RC engines - it can be very load at a race meet but it does add to the fun - it has been said that if you have your fingers in your ears it stops you smoking, drinking beer and over eating.
A collection of free download plans for RC powerboats including mono hulls, Tunnel Hull Hydroplanes, 3 Point Hydroplanes and Shovel Nosed Hydroplanes - more plans are added monthly.
Click on the thumbnails to download the free plans to build a 72 inch Gas (petrol) Engine offshore DeepV racing boat
Plans include build pictures, parts and instructions in pdf format and are in a zipped file which is 780kb
Plans include AutoCAD files and Frame Kit Plans to build the complete Large Scale Offshore RC Racing Boat - Free of Charge
1982 Atlas Van Lines unlimited hydroplane. Last ran as Ken Muscatel’s U-14 in 1998.
Plans include build pictures, History of the Boat and parts and instructions in pdf and .dwg AutoCAD format and are in a zipped file which is 741kb
V-bottom Gold Cup racer from the 1920's Baby Bootlegger won the 1924–25 Gold Cup and Harmsworth trophy.
Plans include build pictures, parts and instructions in pdf format and are in a zipped file which is 1.1mb with video and build pics
See the Baby Bootlegger Premium Upgrade Plans for CNC compatible AutoCAD Files and have you local shop machine the frames
The hull is constructed from 3mm Balsa Planking over CNC cut Plywood frames. The outerskin is Teak veneer which is sanded and finished with 2 pack High Gloss Varnish - See the end of the video clip for build photographs
Click here for the Premium Baby Bootlegger Download
The Notre Dame Hydroplane Last Raced in 1973
Plans for 10th, 16th and a 27" version included
Plans include build pictures, parts and instructions in pdf format for each of the 3 sizes and are in a zipped file which is 3.1mb
A model of the Thai style longtail drag boats
These small boats are very fast and are raced in monthly competitions around Bangkok. The general rules all boats are the used of brushed 400 motors with no more that 12 NiCads and No proportional RC control - on off speed control and steering by left or right hand prop full on. These controls are similar to the cheap Chinese Deep V boats. The restrictions are enforced so the all contestants are on a level field and the winner is the one with the best ability to trim the boat and operate the controls - not somebody that has invested the most money in the kit.
I have been to several of these meets and the atmosphere is great and extremely competitive
An excellent set of plans for a torpedo boat, plans include frame drawings, 3 views and assembly drawings - Pdf format 780kb in size - 35 pages
Plans to build a scale RC PT Boat - K203 is in PDF Format, 4 Pages which is 700kb in Size - Click here to download the PT Boat Plans
Click here to go to the PT Boat Frame Kit Plans
Plans to Build a Model Shershen Class Soviet PT Boat
Plans for the model PT Boat are in Adobe .pdf format and are 300kb in size with 6 large format pages.
Click here to download the Shershen Class PT Boat Plans
A great model to use that old aircraft engine that has been waiting for a project like this.
A tunnel hull design that is easy to build, no prop shaft or universal joints to buy - a great project if you have little time to spare.
Cobra Plans are in Tiled PDF format and are 1.1MB in size - 38 pages
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Click Here to go to the Frame Kit Plans
Download the Prowler 48" Mono for a 26cc 2 stroke Gas Engine - Here
The Plans are in AutoCAD format and also in PDF format and includes Build Photographs
The Classic Wooden Boat Plans page also has Plans Printing instructions for Tiled Plan Sets and Section on Radio Controlled Hardware with RC Ship Wiring Diagrams for Brushed And Brushless motor Set -Ups - this is an ideal help for those model boat builders who wish to convert a model ship or boat into a Radio Controlled Model Ship
Video Clips of Outrigger Hydro Drag Boats racing in Bangkok Thailand
Free Plans to make your own Outrigger Hydro from scratch
Some of the race meets are for the Thai traditional Longtail race boat
Start of a 26cc Elimination Heat in Samut Prakarn - Thailand
Start of a open Electric Race in Bangkok sponsored by Tong Fiber R/C
Start of a 26cc Elimination Heat fro a different view point - Samut Prakarn in Thailand