Tag Archives: electric propulsion

ePropulsion celebrates 10 years

ePropulsion's new headquarters, opened in 2022.

ePropulsion, a market challenger in marine electric propulsion systems and services, announced it is celebrating 10 years of innovation and growth in the field of electric propulsion. This milestone is marked with the announcement of the expansion of its sales team, new facilities and headquarters, and a reflection on a decade of award-winning product development. “When we launched ePropulsion we ...

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Beneteau launches two new electric boats

The Salon Nautic de Paris is hosting the premiere of two new electric sailing yachts from BENETEAU: the Oceanis 30.1 and the First 44. The two new offerings are the continued realization of Groupe Beneteau’s sustainability strategy, which takes a look at manufacturing processes and product development with an eye toward carbon reduction and eco-friendliness. “On the product development side, ...

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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 will be delivered immediately, with ...

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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 Yachting Center. The boat will ...

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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 winning in a 17-foot RockProof ...

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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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Q&A: Taiga CEO Sam Bruneau

By Adam Quandt Canadian-based Taiga Motors Corporation launched into a journey to bring electric vehicles (EVs) to the outdoor recreational world at the end of 2015. In early July 2022, Taiga began deliveries for its Orca electric personal watercraft. Shortly after, Boating Industry was invited to Vermont to get some seat time on the all-new Orca Carbon, as well as ...

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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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Beneteau partners with Vision Marine Technologies

Groupe Beneteau and Vision Marine Technologies have launched a partnership to integrate Vision Marine Technologies high-power electric outboard motors onboard several models across Groupe Beneteau’s brand portfolio. Innovation is a keystone of Groupe Beneteau’s heritage, shaping trends in boating for over 130 years. Groupe Beneteau said it was quick to recognize the growing market demand for electric boats and launched ...

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