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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Defender Industries Named Official TEMO U.S. Dealer

PHOTO COURTESY @WIND4PRODUCTION TEMO, the French manufacturer of the first portable, electric-powered outboard motor the TEMO.450, is entering the U.S. market three years after the successful launch of its motor in Europe. Defender Industries has been named as the official U.S. Dealer of TEMO, and the TEMO.450 will debut at the Annapolis Sailboat Show October […]

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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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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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Evoy launches new electric engine, announces partnerships

This year in Cannes, Evoy will launch their prototype of the Outboard Storm – a 300-hp electric outboard motor systems with 225-kW continuous power. Evoy designs electric outboard and inboard motor systems ranging from 120 hp to 400 hp continuous and has so far released the Outboard Breeze (120 hp and 90 kW continuous power […]

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Electric Outboard Repowering on a Boston Whaler Super Sport

Improved charging means less downtime between activities. Capt. Vincent Daniello Back in 2015, I’d mused on these pages that my son, Evan, then in kindergarten, would likely own an electric-propelled boat. Now he’s in middle school and can operate a boat on his own. Has electric propulsion matured to where my light-hearted prediction might actually […]

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Electric Invaders

On a Norwegian adventure with the crew of Viking-inspired engineers at Evoy, Simon Murray discovers not only the fanatical dedication behind the race to build the fastest electric boats in the world, but the true meaning of “skol!” Evoy’s electric motors are propelling Norwegian boats to some of the fastest speeds achieved by electricity alone. […]

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Godfrey Introduces 2023 Mighty G Pontoon

PHOTO COURTESY OF GODFREY Godfrey’s newest model for 2023 is the brand’s first pontoon designed to be powered by electric or gas-powered engines. The Mighty G pontoon is compact and highly maneuverable, making for a great entry boat into the pontoon market. “With electric motors gaining traction with current boaters and those looking for their […]

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IBEX 2022 will highlight marine electrification

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) has announced that it will highlight advances in electrification technology through the addition of new education and product components to the Show, to be held September 27-29, 2022, at the Tampa Convention Center.   Electrification and next generation propulsion will be discussed in eight IBEX sessions, including the […]

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A new era of power

By Adam Quandt Peanut butter and jelly, Mike & Ike, yin and yang, all things we’ve known to go together. But water and electricity? Not so much. However, with the help of new technologies, new partnerships and much more, marine manufacturers are changing that mindset. With an emphasis on creating more environmentally-friendly products to meet […]

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