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This R/C watermelon boat would work better rigged up as trimaran, seeing as it “met with an untimely death after tipping over.” But melon seaworthiness aside, this build would be fun on a warm summer day. Grab some friends, cannibalize the guts of some R/C planes, hollow out the buoyant melons of your choice, and have a floating fruit face-off.

Laura Cochrane

Laura Cochrane

I’m a DIY editor at Instructables and I used to be an editor at MAKE and CRAFT. I like hiking, biking, rock climbing, and etymology.

  • Jonathan G

    Reminds me of the watermelon telescope a friend of mine built at Stellafane one year.

  • judith

    RC boat is best for fun and gift idea and i have different boat in the shape of gift or get different from .But now after seeing your blog i decided to built a boat instead of getting.Thanks for sharing.

  • Arvind singh

    I also intrested in electronic .we work on a fly robo,please help me and my tem member ,so we make a advanc flying robo.give me new idea and techonlogy .

  • Andy

    A really nice job done here to making a watermelon boat.I really like it very much.Radio Control (RC) boats are a hobby fans young and old to enjoy boating. Sailboats, motorboats and warships are just some of the many designs of fans enjoy RC boats. These boats are powered by electric motors, gasoline engines and even wind power. However, despite all these differences, RC boats fiberglass or plastic, it all starts with a boat mold.