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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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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Vision Marine Sets World Record

PHOTO COURTESY OF VISION MARINE On August 28 at the 24th Lake of the Ozarks Shootout in Missouri, Vision Marine set a world record for the fastest electric boat. The V32, created in partnership with Hellkat Powerboats, reached a top speed of 109mph, beating the previous record of 88.6mph set by Jaguar.  Designed from the […]

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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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Pure Watercraft announces West Virginia manufacturing plans

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice recently announced that Pure Watercraft, a direct-to-consumer provider of high-performance electric boats, has executed an agreement with the State of West Virginia to manufacture its electric pontoon boats in Beech Bottom, West Virginia. “This is truly an incredible day for West Virginia,” said Governor Jim Justice, “Pure Watercraft is a […]

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ELEVATE 2022: Powering the future of boating

  By David Gee The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create.” Leonard I. Sweet What kind of future is the recreational boating industry working to create? What will power the boats of the future? And what will be at the heart of these next generation propulsion systems? High energy-density […]

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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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