This model was scratch built based on plans. 5 years to make, over 2 meters long, runs on 2 powerful electric 12 volt motors and 2 car batteries. because. Mart whyte via facebook- "thought i’d share another clip of the mini ski boat i built for my kids. to answer the 10000 emails/msgs i get everyday about it. Rc boat and ship plans and page 2. brigantine sailing ship – wind powered rc brigantine . frigate general artigas – 1.4m long rc frigate. clyde puffer – famous.