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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 an evolving consumer expectation, boat ...

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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 Lithium-ion batteries, or something we may ...

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Electric Boats: Consumer trends and 5 tips for selling

By Erin Ruane How should dealerships approach emerging technology, like electric boats, that may be unfamiliar to shoppers? To help dealers craft informed strategies, Boatline, an online marketplace for buying and selling watercraft, is sharing insight from a recent survey of marine consumers to identify current electric boat trends and tips for selling them. Current electric boat trends Among survey ...

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Inegenity debuts new experience center in Lake Geneva

Ingenity increases electric boat capacity

This summer, Ingenity Electric, an electric boat company under the Correct Craft family of brands, is bringing the future of boating to Lake Geneva in Wisconsin by launching its second “tiny home” experience center. At the site, Ingenity will showcase both the reigning Boat of the Year, the Nautique GS22E for watersports, and the newly released Ingenity 23E day boat. ...

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Limestone Boat Co. completes sea trials for production electric center console

The Limestone Boat Company – owner and builder of Aquasport Boats, Limestone Boats and Boca Bay Boats – announced the successful completion of sea trials for its Vision Marine electric outboard-powered Aquasport 2100CC. Rigorous real-world, open water testing has validated the Company’s belief in its EV engine partner as the preeminent provider of high-performance electric power in the recreational boating ...

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ePropulsion sees sales and dealer growth

Electric outboard propulsion company ePropulsion says it has grown its U.S. dealer network by 60% in 2021. The company said in a press release this has resulted in a year-over-year sales increase for all ePropulsion motors of over 200% with sales of the Spirit series quadrupling. “We are thrilled by the increased interest in our motors both by consumers and ...

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Brunswick launches virtual Consumer Electronics Show media presentation

Brunswick CES

Brunswick Corporation launched its 2022 Virtual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Media Days presentation on Brunswick.com. The event, hosted by Brunswick’s Chief Executive Officer, Dave Foulkes, takes a closer look at the Company’s Next Wave strategy and highlights the future of recreational boating through its ACES (autonomy, connectivity, electrification, shared access) strategy, which will be on display at CES 2022 in Las ...

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ePropulsion secures new funding to pursue further research and development

Marine electric propulsion systems and services company ePropulsion has reportedly secured "tens of millions of dollars" through a B+ Series funding round.  The cash infusion came from investors including Lightspeed China Partners and other existing shareholders who believe in the potential of ePropulsion and marine electric propulsion innovations. ePropulsion has now sold over 12,000 units and achieved an annual sales ...

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GM buys stake in electric boat company

Pure Watercraft electric outboard

General Motors has acquired a 25% ownership stake in Pure Watercraft, a Seattle-based company that specializes in creating all-electric boating solutions. According to a GM press release, the collaboration between GM and Pure Watercraft advances a shared vision to promote sustainability through an expansion of zero-emissions mobility for future generations and reflects the holistic approach necessary for widespread EV adoption. ...

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Ingenity’s Super Air Nautique GS22E named a finalist for Boating Magazine 2021 Boat of the Year

Boating Magazine has selected Ingenity’s Super Air Nautique GS22E as one of five finalists for 2021 Boat of the Year. Powered by Ingenity’s electric propulsion and a 124 kWh battery, the Super Air Nautique GS22E features the highest energy density of any recreational electric-drive boat on the market. This boat boasts up to three hours of typical watersports use per ...

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