Brick Insights Sets Statistics FAQ
316-1 Fire Fighting Launch

Best LEGO sets of all time:

Boats

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Boats is a LEGO category that had 19 sets released in 1973-1974, 1976-1978, 1990-1991, 1993-1995 & 1997. 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

6542-1 Launch & Load Seaport

94

Recomended 100%

Launch & Load Seaport

6542-1 Town Boats 1991

6541-1 Intercoastal Seaport

92

Recomended 100%

Intercoastal Seaport

6541-1 Town Boats 1991

6543-1 Sail N' Fly Marina

90

Recomended 100%

Sail N' Fly Marina

6543-1 Town Boats 1994

6596-1 Wave Master

83

Recomended 100%

Wave Master

6596-1 Town Boats 1995

Worst rated Boats sets of all time

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

6508-1 Wave Racer

59

Avoid 100%

Wave Racer

6508-1 Town Boats 1990

314-1 Police Launch

66

Avoid 50%

Police Launch

314-1 LEGOLAND Boats 1976

1632-1 Speedboat

68

Avoid 50%

Speedboat

1632-1 Town Boats 1990

6513-1 Glade Runner

72

Avoid 67%

Glade Runner

6513-1 Town Boats 1993

77

is the average rating of all Boats sets.

This rating is the average of all 10 scored sets in Boats. Compared to other categories this is average. 9 unscored sets are not included. 53% 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
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9-12
13-16
17-20
21-24
25-28
29-32
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57-60
61-64
65-68
69-72
73-76
77-80
81-84
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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 not recommended:

Avoid 47%

5

5

9

Total: 19 / 19

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 0.18. Meanwhile, the average price per minifig (PPM) in System is 16.78 and the average PPM for Boats is 13.09.

Boats prices over the years

All prices are adjusted for inflation.