E1 Electric Racebird

An electrifying chat with Mercury Racing’s Stuart Halley. Born to Fly Mercury’s radical electric outboard will shake up boat racing. We’ve seen a slew of radical electric boating technology over the last few years. From X-Shore’s daycruisers to Evoy-driven Axopars to hyper-efficient hydrofoils from Candela and America’s Cup Emirates Team New Zealand, it’s a fascinating […]

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Veer: A New Affordable Boat Brand is Launched

The Veer X13, shown here with an Avator electric outboard. Courtesy Veer What’s bigger than a kayak, smaller than a technical skiff, and fits in the bed of your pick-up truck? Why it’s the new Veer X13, the first model from a new boat brand just revealed by Brunswick Boat Group. The boat debuted today […]

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College Students Build Electric Boats, Experience, and Confidence at University of Pittsburgh

The team includes more than 40 undergraduates studying 10 different disciplines of engineering as well as finance, economics, marketing, computer science, and business information systems. Left to Right: Dr. Tony Kerzmann; Kevin Gu; Clinton Connelly; Casandra Nickelson; David Marcano; Nicholas Genco; Shreyas Vivekanandan; Josh Lubin; Luke Sowinsk. Courtesy Pittsburgh Electric Propulsion Engineering students at University […]

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Windshield Wipers for Boats: FAQs

A windshield wiper system can help you navigate more safely. Imtra The editors at Boating have teamed up with the experts at Imtra to bring you advice on how to keep your boat in Bristol condition and get the most from your hours spent out on the water. For more great tips, see Better Boating with […]

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New electric furler for code 0 use

The Wichard Group has launched an impressive new electric furler, which incorporates a cunning use of multiple motors to keep size to an absolute minimum Furling systems for reaching sails have transformed the ease with which these sails can be handled, with the result that many more cruising yachts now have Code 0s and furling […]

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Lighter Than Air

Meet the radical new 50-knot fuel cell chase boat for America’s Cup. Is this hydrogenated hydrofoil the shape of things to come? Meet the radical new 50-knot fuel cell chase boat for America’s Cup. Is this hydrogenated hydrofoil the shape of things to come? As a propulsion source for boating, hydrogen has a lot going […]

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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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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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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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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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