Bellezza RC Capable Kit – Amati
85cm long, 30cm wide
Bellezza RC Capable Kit (AM1612)
A runabout is any small motorboat holding between four and eight people, well suited to moving about on the water. Characteristically between 20′ to 35′ in length, runabouts are used for pleasure activities like boating, fishing, and water skiing, as a ship’s tender for larger vessels, or in racing. Some common runabout types are bow rider, center console, cuddy boat and walkaround.
The first runabouts date back to the 1920s and were originally small, fast, powerful, varnished, wooden boats created to take advantage of the power of outboard motors such as the first Evinrude, introduced in 1909.
In order to gain speed, the hull shape had to be designed to take advantage of hydroplaning; a hydrofoil-like design would allow the boat to skim atop the water’s surface at high speed instead of needing to push aside large quantities of water to move forward. Another design change which followed soon after was the replacement of the tiller and rudder control with a rudder controlled by a steering wheel, allowing the operator a comfortable forward-facing position. A remote lever to allow the engines to be placed into a reverse gear was another early innovation. The Bellezzia RC Capable kit does this style of boat justice!
The kit includes: fiberglass hull with wood pre-assembled bridgesimil leather seats set and chromed fittings. Wooden laser cut cockpit with steering wheel assembling instructions This model is motorizable and suitable for remote control. Motorization kit and base not included.
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