Brick Insights Sets Statistics FAQ
4012-1 Wave Cops

Best LEGO sets of all time:

Boats

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Boats is a LEGO category that had 12 sets released in 1982, 1987, 1991 & 1996. This page details statistics of this theme, derived from all of the reviews Brick Insights has gathered and interpreted. You'll find a breakdown of the following:

Best rated Boats sets of all time

Let's get the best part done first. These are the highest rated Boats sets of all time.

All Boats sets by rating

4030-1 Cargo Carrier

89

Recomended 100%

Cargo Carrier

4030-1 Boats 1987

4031-1 Firefighter

87

Recomended 100%

Firefighter

4031-1 Boats 1991

4022-1 C26 Sea Cutter

85

Recomended 100%

C26 Sea Cutter

4022-1 Boats 1996

4015-1 Freighter

84

Recomended 100%

Freighter

4015-1 Boats 1982

Worst rated Boats sets of all time

Just for fun - these are the worst rated Boats sets.

4012-1 Wave Cops

76

Indifference 67%

Wave Cops

4012-1 Boats 1996

4005-1 Tug Boat

77

Indifference 100%

Tug Boat

4005-1 Boats 1982

4021-1 Police Patrol

78

Indifference 100%

Police Patrol

4021-1 Boats 1991

4002-1 Riptide Racer

79

Indifference 50%

Riptide Racer

4002-1 Boats 1996

82

is the average rating of all Boats sets.

This rating is the average of all 12 scored sets in Boats. Compared to other categories this is average. 100% of all sets in this category are scored. Here's the distribution of all categories and where Boats is in relation to the others.

To know what it takes for a set to get a score and thus be included in these calculations, check out the FAQ.

1-4
5-8
9-12
13-16
17-20
21-24
25-28
29-32
33-36
37-40
41-44
45-48
49-52
53-56
57-60
61-64
65-68
69-72
73-76
77-80
81-84
85-88
89-92
93-96
97-100

Boats rating over the years

Years without scored sets are not included.

Recommendation distribution

Alright, so that's the rating. But are the sets generally recommended? The data we've collected shows that the majority of Boats sets are considered up to personal taste:

Indifference 58%

5

7

0

Total: 12 / 12

Not all sets in our database are marked as recommended or not. We currently have 0 sets in Boats that are considered unknown. They are excluded from these calculations.

A set is considered recommended when the majority of reviews recommend it. If you're interested in knowing when a review is considered a recommendation, I keep that reasoning updated in Brick Insights FAQ. I've also written an article detailing the recommendation distribution of all reviews.

Prices

Since part prices vary a lot depending on part types, Brick Insights attempts to group similar categories together. We call these meta-categories comparable categories. Boats is bundled into System along with these:

The average price per part (PPP) of all System sets is 0.21. The average PPP for Boats is 0.34. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 16.79 and the average PPM for Boats is 21.63.

Boats prices over the years

All prices are adjusted for inflation.