Recommended Motor: 600 brushed / equivalent brushless
Recommended Battery: 2S LiPo or 6-7 cell NiMh
Radio control: Minimum 2 channel
Easy construction model boat kit
Over 100 precision CNC cut plywood parts, all strip-wood and dowels.
Realistic routed deck planking.
Pre-drilled mountings for various motor options.
CNC routed windows and window frames.
A fitted stand with rope handles and protective felt strips.
A wooden ship's wheel, quality nickel plated cleats and davits and a turned brass ships horn.
A brass rudder and tiller assembly and ready-made adjustable servo linkage.
A stainless steel and brass prop-shaft with glass cloth to secure it.
A water scoop, outlet and silicone pipe for a realistic jet of water when under way, can also be used to cool the ESC or motor if required (longer pipe will be needed).
This is the structure fitted together with no glue whatsoever!
You don't need a building jig, just a simple flat surface.
Nor do you need lots of clamps as with most kits.
Watch the videos below to see how easy it is to build.
We've produced a comprehensive series of videos that detail the entire construction of the Kestral.
There's no need to interpret cryptic plans or follow incoherent instructions leaflets, it's all there in the videos to watch.
The complete kit is only £140
Insured Delivery by Parcelforce 48 is £10
We usually ship from stock, but it may take up to 2 weeks if we're out of stock.
If you require it earlier please email us.