A beautifully crafted R/C sailboat, fully built and ready to run. All required items are installed, including mainsail winch, steering servo and all rigging, sail and hardware. All you need to do is add your own receiver and battery! Boat hull is based entirely on an ocean going racing yacht and moulded in fibreglass with a perfect gelcoat and enamel painted finish. Don't be mistaken in thinking these boats are slow and boaring. In a stiff breeze they can be extremely quick and perform turns rapidly, proving to be very exciting.
Length : 800mm
Height : 1520mm
Weight : 1.4kg
Area of Sails : 0.25m2
Ballast weight: 1.3kg
Required. Radio System (2ch) Receiver battery.
Note: Please ensure you fill the keel ballast to 1.2kg or heavier. Lead shot, bearings or bolts/nuts will be sufficient. Keeping them in place with epoxy.
Trying to purchase this Surmount for my husband for Fathers Day. Heard it was a good starter boat. My concerns are the required Radio system and receiver battery. How do I know what is compatible since its not listed? Is all radios and receiver batteries compatible? Thanks.
I'd love to have this boat, but I have a question ..
Two of my friends have bought this product but why not the same with the picture attached?
Main mast come with black color and quality of main mast looked not as good as it looks in the picture.
I got the suremount sailing boat for Christmas and I found that the boat has an approx 1 mm hole at the back of the boat I am afraid that when I try it in water' water will get in the boat. Do I need to close the hole thanks
That is on purpose. It is used to empty the boat if there is a little water inside after sailing (could from the holes to the lines that pulls the sails). You should have a rubber plug in the box.
Also it is always a good idea to have a sponge in the bottom of the boat to collect excess water.
Question on Pietenpol Aircamper 'kit' in my logo... RCM Plan service has the plans for 3 different Pietenpols. We actually helped the lads build a full size one.. Lots of little problems, build a model.. More fun.
Hobbyking do a car/boat transmitter and battry for only $17 which I thought was amazing value. The battery would be a receiver battery nimh 4.8volt I think they are. It would power the receiver and servo. Looks like a great boat.
Despite the instructions I managed to get the boat together as its pretty intuitive (I think).
But I am an extreme newb- what battery and charger is recommended?
Also the antenna module has a red sleeved connection that looks like there should more antenna fitted to it to run up the mast- should there be?
Is there anyone who have the mounting instruction that comes with the boat in English, or know where to find it? I bought my boat from the European warehouse, but it only came with German instructions...
Today I received the order and summarize their quality:
- Packing medium quality - Quality of screw bad - shaft screw of the flap comes last - rudder servo very bad - The mast comes with thread past few screws - The only good news is that the case is fiberglass but with a very thick layer of gel-coat "brittle" - Out of lead from the bullet
Overall quality "Chinese" seems more a toy than a quality RC boat. Need a few hours to adjust the pieces correctly.
Hoy he recibido el pedido y resumo su la calidad:
- Embalaje regular - Calidad de la tortillería mala - La rosca del eje de la aleta viene pasada - El servo del timón muy malo el de velas regular - El mástil viene con algunos tornillos pasados de rosca - Lo único bueno es el caso que es de fibra de vidrio aunque con una capa muy gruesa de gel-coat quebradiza - Fata el plomo del la bala
Calidad general “china” parece más un juguete que un barco RC. Necesita algunas horas para ajustar las piezas correctamente.
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17 thumbs up!
I would be more accurate in my review on this product. I could compare it with other boats from other best-known brands such as Kyosho. Packing: medium quality (nothing broken). Hull: Good Quality, made in fiberglass, but with a very thick gel-coat (it is brittle). Candles: good material but with an average quality of construction. Servos: Quality medium. The rudder servo is really bad. Bullet and rudder: medium quality. The screw to hold the bullet and the screw to attach the wing to the hull are really bad. I recommend putting a brass tube in the axis of the rudder. (It comes too easily). Screws Mast: It was easily oxidized (little Chinese steel hardness very bad) Mast: Anodized aluminum (anodized medium quality) has a few dark spots. Some screws on the mast are threaded past. Crib: Made with medium quality wood (probably “ayus”). Need a good coating and It is some small. Final opinion: If you want to start a boat without spending much money is good. If you are a professional’s hobby man needs to spend some hours to review and adjust some parts.
Me gustarías ser más preciso en mi revisión sobre este producto. He podido compararlo con otros barcos de otras marcas más conocidas como Kyosho.
Embalaje: calidad regular aunque no viene nada roto.
Casco: Calidad buena, hecho en fibra de vidrio pero con una capa muy gruesa de gel-coat (es algo quebradizo).
Velas: buena tela pero con una construcción de calidad media.
Servos: Calidad regular, el de dire
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6 thumbs up!
Really, What is not to like about this? Fiberglass hull, strong yet light, servo's installed and fast delivery.
Will try it this weekend, would really want to order more sails for various conditions.
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Vicente of Spain
5 thumbs up!
I am a model aircraft enthusiast and am not experienced with the ships.
For a few days I received it and already I have it mounted.
It came quite in good condition, except the table of servos that had become detached. A bit of epoxi and I list.
I have filled the keel ballast with lead shot and they have entered 715 grams.
For lack of testing navigation, I feel very satisfied with the result.
I think that it is an advisable purchase
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4 thumbs up!
I have built and sailed this boat for several months in sea water and must say I am very satisfied with it, even in hard wind. It is easy to manover. All servos work well, and it is easy to trim the sail. The keel has enough weight, 1.3 kg. I filled up the keel bubble with melted lead. There is only one thing to complain about. The screws and hardware should be stainless steel, or something that resists rust.