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Bancroft Island Class 1/40 Scale 940mm (37") US Coast Guard Cutter - RTR

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Island Class Cutter 1/40 Scale US Coast Guard Patrol Boat from Bancroft - RTR - BNC1004-003

Conquer the waves with Bancroft, the world’s premier RC Boat brand available exclusively at Motion RC! Bancroft’s line of RC vessels is as vast as the seven seas, specializing in high scale RC Warships, Yachts, Speedboats, and more! Equally at home on your mantle with its included display stand or sailing on calm lakes or pools, Bancroft vessels are made of high-quality materials including ABS, fiberglass, real wood, and photo-etched brass and steel parts.

The Island-class patrol boat is a class of cutters of the United States Coast Guard. 49 cutters of the class were built, and all were named after islands within the USA.

Bancroft’s Elite Series of boats continues with the 1/40 scale Island Class Cutter US Coast Guard Patrol Boat. Display this museum piece on your mantle or astonish your RC boat club with this functional RTR (Ready to Run) RC patrol boat. Delivered Ready to Run (RTR), the landing craft can be operating within minutes of arrival, using the included 2.4Ghz radio transmitter and 2s Li-Ion battery. Only four AA batteries and minimal final assembly is required to begin sailing!

Visit the Official Bancroft Island Class Cutter 1/40 Scale US Coast Guard Patrol Boat Thread on for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Meticulous Details

Meticulous Details

Extensive pre-painted scale details cover the vessel, including metal railings, molded RHIB boat, weapons, deck equipment, and crane.

Accurate and Powerful

Realistic from any angle, the Bancroft 1/40 scale Island Class Cutter is instantly recognizable and stands out at any RC marina with its balance of speed, maneuverability, and scale fidelity.

Scale Plus Speed
Dual Motor Drive

Dual Motor Drive

Powerful twin 550 size brushed motors propel the vessel far beyond scale speeds, driving twin screws (propellers) through steel shafts. The stuffing tubes are pre-greased at the factory to resist water intrusion without additional servicing. Twin rudders give the Bancroft Island Class Cutter excellent maneuverability while underway.

Stable Hull Design

The Cutter's durable ABS hull is computer designed for scale accuracy and practical stability. Carve through choppy water at high speed with a satisfying bow wake!

Stable Hull Design
LED Details

Easily Customizable

A spacious interior can house many customizations installed by DIY modelers looking to personalize their Bancroft Island Class Cutter. Potential easy-to-execute projects include making the display LEDs functional, or installing a smoke system.

Display Quality

The included display stand is perfect for a desktop, shelf, or mantle. Display your Bancroft 1/40 scale Cutter with pride! The model arrives completely painted with only a few minutes required to attach pre-painted and pre-assembled components such as antennas and masts.

Display Quality
Durable Hull

Durable Hull

Molded from durable ABS, the vessel's hull is primered and painted with tarnish-resistant two-stage paint.

RTR - Ready To Run

Delivered RTR, this vessel can be seaworthy in minutes! A complete 2.4Ghz radio control system, pre-installed drive system electronics, main battery, and main battery charger are included in the box. Insert four AA batteries into the controller and set sail!

RTR - Ready To Run


  • RTR (Ready to Run) with 2.4Ghz radio, receiver, battery, and charger
  • 2.4Ghz radio system and all electronics Pre-Installed
  • Fully Painted and Detailed
  • Zero assembly required --Get underway in minutes!
  • Durable ABS molded hull and deck
  • Extensive brass photo-etched (PE) parts and high detail parts
  • Dual 550 motors with steel drive shafts and dual rudders
  • Quick-Detach Superstructure for easy access to the ship's interior
  • Rated for calm ponds, pools, and lakes appropriate for RC Boats


  • Bancroft 1/40 Scale Island Class Cutter US Coast Guard Patrol Boat - RTR
  • 2.4Ghz Radio and Receiver, pre-installed
  • Dual 550 brushed motor drive system, pre-installed, with XT60 battery connector
  • Steering servo, pre-installed
  • 2s 7.4V 2800mAh Battery with XT/60 connector
  • 2s Battery Charger
  • Basic Tabletop Display Stand


Important Information - Please Read

Bancroft model boats are molded and hand finished using very intricate details and parts including metal, wood, plastic, and fiberglass. Because of their hand made nature, minor imperfections in the fiberglass, metalwork, or painting may exist. These potential imperfections will not affect the seaworthiness of the vessel or the overall scale boating experience. Bancroft scale RC boats are fragile so care should be taken when moving or transporting your model.

Some of the electronics in this Bancroft boat, including the Battery, ESC, Motor, and Receiver, are NOT intended to get wet; they are NOT water resistant. If any of these electronic components get wet and you attempt to operate your model, the water can cause an electrical short-circuit and void your warranty. In the rare instance that you get water inside your vessel, you should drain the water completely and allow all electronics to fully dry before attempting to operate your model.

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : intermediate
BUILD TIME : 1 hour




940mm / 37.0in


190mm / 7.4in


450mm / 17.7in

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7.4V 2800mAh

Battery Quantity


Battery Connector



550 Brushed Motor

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Propeller Material


Contra-Rotating Propeller




ESC Waterproof


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Receiver Channels


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