Vision Marine names new battery partner

Vision Marine Technologies announced it has executed a production contract with Neogy, a division ofGroupe Startec Energy, a French manufacturer of specialized batteries and systems. The production contract provides for Vision Marine’s initial purchase of 240 of Neogy’s customized batteries, which have been designed to the specifications of Vision Marine. The first installment of batteries […]

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New Boat: X Shore 1

Fast and powerful and affordable, X Shore ups the electric ante—again. Fast and powerful and affordable, X Shore ups the electric ante—again. X Shore 1 In September 2022, Sweden’s X Shore boats unveiled what it hopes will be a game-changing entry into the electric market. It’s a 21 foot, 30-knot speedster called the X Shore […]

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Drawing Board: 100 Sunreef Power Eco

Sunreef plans a luxury superyacht with green propulsion. 100 Sunreef Power Eco Superyachts and sustainability are two terms that aren’t often combined. And while electric boats are growing increasingly popular, with new innovations resulting in longer ranges and better speeds, most of these vessels are still relatively small in size. However, Sunreef is joining companies […]

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Beneteau and Contest look ahead with new electric yachts

Both Beneteau and Contest yachts are bringing out new designs with full electric drives as electric yachts continue to grow in size It’s more than five years since electric drives became the default propulsion option for new daysailer designs but they’re now also entering the mainstream for larger yachts. Beneteau’s first electric model, the Oceanis […]

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Hinckley Picnic Boat 40 S – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Hinckley Picnic Boat 40 S With new SilentJet technology, the Picnic Boat 40 S (42′ LOA, 12′ 10″ beam) puts a fresh perspective on the most successful Hinckley series ever built. The SilentJet combines the silent running characteristics of electric propulsion and water jets while also allowing for diesel-powered performance. The completely automatic system seamlessly […]

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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2022: Must-See Boats List

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show boasts over 1300 boats on display for 2022. Courtesy Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 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. The 2022 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, known as FLIBS to many, opens October […]

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Ingenity partners with Hacker-Craft

Ingenity Electric, a Correct Craft company, has signed a multi-year supply and marketing agreement to provide and install all-electric drivetrains in new Hacker-Craft Boats. The first Ingenity-powered boat, a 27-foot Special Sport will be introduced at the 2022 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), October 26-30, at the Hacker-Craft booth, #1008, at the Bahia Mar […]

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Limestone Boats Places Initial Order for First Fully Electric Propulsion Systems for 2024 Model Year

PHOTO COURTESY OF LIMESTONE The first order for EV engine partner Vision Marine’s E-motion electric outboards was recently placed by Limestone Boats, following successful sea trials of  the brand’s new electric Aquasport 2100CC. Delivering speed, impressive operating and charging times and great handling results, the engine and model provide the same reliable and fun boating […]

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Elco sponsors all-electric fishing tournament

For members of High Voltage Bass Anglers, northern Georgia means small lakes, fierce largemouth bass and an exciting tournament schedule. The club’s recent event was sponsored by Elco and held in Rutledge, Georgia, at Hard Labor Creek, an electric-propulsion-only reservoir. Nineteen two-person teams vied for the top honors, with anglers Scott Edwards and Josh Kaufman […]

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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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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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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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Logbook: Season Of Change

While change can be scary, it’s the only way to grow. Change is uncomfortable. I’ve learned this to be a universal truth. Staying in your lane, keeping your head down, putting in your time, doing what you’ve always done—I suppose there’s a season for everything but the scared and timid rarely make headlines, and they […]

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