NOTICE. Due to lack of demand we are not replacing our stock of pre-made boats. What you see on the site is what we have left. We will, however, continue to sell engine kits as they remain popular with schools and clubs. These are now supplied with a sheet of 100 micron Aluminium foil; this you can use to create your own unique boats:
The Pop Pop Boat
Otherwise known as flash-steamers, hot-air-boats, toc-tocs, put put boats, pon pon boats, or more accurately a Pulsating Water Engine (P.W.E.), originated in an 1891 British patent for the coil type water pulse engines by an inventor named Thomas Piot.The popularity of the pop pop boat spread quickly and they were soon being manufactured in many countries. more . . .
Postage information & currency converter at the bottom of every page.