HALF PRICE SALE. This site will no longer stock made boats. Our remaining stock is for sale at half price. The collectors boats we have are also being sold at half price; these are now a real bargain. 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 . . .
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