Silent 60 Solar-Electric Motoryacht Review

Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward thinking yachts ever built. A Silent Future? Running on sun and even wind, the transoceanic capable Silent 60 is a technological and ecological tour de force—and one of the most forward […]

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Iconic Hinckley Picnic Boat Now Offers SilentJet Technology

Hinckley Yachts Picnic Boat 40 S is the quietest boat on the water thanks to a new hybrid upgrade incorporating SilentJet technology which allows the boat to run in virtually full silence. “With SilentJet, you glide away from the dock and cruise through the harbor in total silence,” says Scott Bryant, Hinckley’s vice president of […]

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Navico Group launches Fathom e-Power System

Navico Group has announced the launch of the new Fathom e-Power System, an integrated lithium-ion auxiliary power management system. “Navico Group’s portfolio of diverse products and brands puts us in a unique position to deliver advanced integrated technologies like the Fathom e-Power System,” said Brett Dibkey, Navico Group President. “We are laser focused on our ACES strategy […]

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Electric Boats and Avoiding Range Anxiety

If you’re looking to compare the power of your electric motor to a gas or diesel engine, follow this formula: 1 kilowatt equals 1.34. Christian Brecheis Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. I’ve run out of gas on the water […]

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Iguana Yachts launches the First Electric Amphibious Boat: the Iguana Foiler

The Iguana Foiler was unveiled for the first time during the Cannes Yachting Festival 2022 last week. Iguana Yachts goes one step further with an innovation that is both groundbreaking and sustainable. Responding to the demand for an electric version of the Iguana from clients, the French shipyard developed a foiling version of its amphibious […]

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Review of SilentJet, Hinckley’s Hybrid Electric Boat Propulsion System

Nearly three decades after the original Hinckley Picnic Boat changed the game, Dasher is back but with all new tricks up her sleeve — it can run in full silence with its trademarked SilentJet technology. Dash of the Unexpected Nearly three decades after the original Hinckley Picnic Boat changed the game, Dasher is back but […]

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Mathwell Halfboard first look: A hybrid design in every sense of the word

Mathwall Marine believes the future of clean propulsion lies not in inboards or outboards but something in-between. Jack Frith takes a closer look at the new bolt-on multi-fuel electric Halfboard… The housing is bolted onto the transom and shaped to match the hull How many methods of powered marine propulsion are in regular use today? […]

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Garmin New inReach Mini 2 Marine Bundle

inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle OLATHE, Kan./Sep. 14, 2022/Business Wire – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. Garmin the world’s most innovative and recognized marine electronics manufacturer, today announced the inReach® Mini 2 Marine Bundle, a satellite communication device with two-way messaging and SOS capabilities1 bundled with a boat-friendly mount that provides quick-and-easy […]

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Introducing the Riva All Electric Day Boat

PHOTO COURTESY OF RIVA YACHTS Riva Yachts recently showcased the new electric version of its famed 27-foot Iseo at the Monaco Yacht Club in a Private Review, reports Robb Report. The sleek, eye-catching E1-Iseo, available in conventional and electric power, is powered by a Parker GVM310 from Parker Hannifin, and delivers a cruising speed of […]

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Silent 60

Not a Sound Silent-Yachts is making big strides in solar-electric power both on the water and on shore.  I was standing on the Silent 60 flybridge chatting with another guest prior to leaving the dock for a test ride when we both suddenly realized we were drifting in the middle of the canal. Somewhat alarmed, it […]

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Toy of the month: U-Boat Worx Nexus is the ultimate personal submarine

Costing a cool €5.3 million, the U-Boat Worx Nexus is the nine-person sub you’ve always promised yourself! We’ve all been there, you’re about to launch your multi-million pound personal submarine to go for a recreational dive, you’ve got a superyacht full of guests, and you realise that there just aren’t enough seats in the sub. […]

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RELiON Battery joins The Conservation Alliance

RELiON Battery, a part of the Navico Group, has announced a partnership with The Conservation Alliance, an organization of like-minded businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations. By becoming a business member of The Conservation Alliance, RELiON will be a part of a joint effort to protect and preserve wild places and wildlife. The […]

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Three Iconic Boating Cities

For entertainment, check out the Chicago Riverwalk. It has three downtown docks, including this one at City Winery, a restaurant and live-music venue. Cate Brown Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Chicago This city of 2.7 million doesn’t become an […]

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ePropulsion opens new Shanghai facility

ePropulsion has announced that it has opened a new research and development center in Shanghai. The new facility is intended to focus on the research of boat energy systems and electric propulsion systems based on the company’s portfolio of products that are all developed in-house. “The establishment of the new R&D center in Shanghai is […]

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VMT Electric Outboard Motors Selected by Groupe Beneteau

Groupe Beneteau and Vision Marine Technologies announced plans to integrate Vision Marine’s electric outboard motors with several models across the boat builder’s portfolio of brands. The initial offering will be launched under the Four Winns brand with deliveries expected to be available in spring 2023. In addition to the VMT’s outboards on Four Winns boats, the […]

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Next Gen Lithium and Ken Mah Team Up

Next Gen Lithium, is proud to announce a partnership with one of the hottest anglers on the planet APEX Pro Tour Angler Ken Mah. Ken has won 8 major titles over the course of his career. However, the run that he is currently on is unprecedented. In the past 14 months Ken has amassed two […]

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Cosmopolitan 66 first look: Spanish newcomer to build solar-powered catamaran

Newcomer Cosmopolitan Yachts is hoping to shake up the market for eco-friendly motor boats with a striking new 66ft (20.1m) solar-powered catamaran called the Cosmopolitan 66… Electric motors powered by batteries, solar panels and ICE generators allow it to cruise night and day An all-aluminium multihull design, the Cosmpolitan 66 features a vast amount of […]

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IBEX announces 2022 Innovation Awards judges

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the distinguished list of judges for the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). Awards will be presented during the annual Industry Breakfast, Keynote, and Innovation Awards presentation, held from […]

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The Advantages of Marine Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries weigh substantially less than comparable lead-acid models. That’s a big advantage in a boat. Steve Sanford Special delivery: Sign up for the free Salt Water Sportsman email newsletter. Subscribe to Salt Water Sportsman magazine for $19 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Marine batteries aboard today’s saltwater fishing boats are more critical than ever […]

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Install an Electric Line Puller

The Brutus Pacific Pro line puller is available to fit downrigger bases from three brands, including the Cannon STX and HS (Big Body) mounts, Scotty No. ­1023 mount and Burnewiin mount. If you already have one of these bases on your boat, you may well be able to use it for the Brutus. Tim Barker Special […]

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