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This electric performance boat voyaged from Florida to the Bahamas on a single charge

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Marine electrification specialist Voltari has begun showcasing the capabilities of its flagship electric performance boat – the Voltari 260. This 740 horsepower all-electric vessel is a culmination of previous companies combining their expertise in carbon fiber and electric powertrains that not only go fast, but also far. Recently, the Voltari team took the 260 out from Florida through the Gulf Stream waters to the Bahamas on a single charge. You’ve gotta check out the innovation that went into this build in the video below.

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Silent Yachts launches all-electric, 6-passenger Tender 400 that can hit 20 knots

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Solar electric yacht builder Silent Yachts has announced an all-electric tender to support its growing lineup of zero-emissions ships. Despite being a tiny vessel, the SILENT Tender 400 was built with the same design standards as Silent Yachts’ larger boats. Built with carbon fiber and up to 30 kW of electric power, the Tender 400 is light and agile, whether it’s sitting on the stern, or transporting up to six people to and from shore. Have a look.

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Luxury e-boat brand ALVA Yachts introduces OCEAN ECO 60 Coupé solar catamaran with twin 250kW electric motors

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ALVA Yachts has introduced the latest addition to its family of all-electric luxury sailboats and yachts with the OCEAN ECO 60 Coupé, a 60-foot electric catamaran with solar panels. The Coupé arrives as a new, sportier version of ALVA’s ECO 60 and ECO 60 Explorer electric yachts, offering a lower profile silhouette and innovative new features.

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I drove a rare solar-electric yacht to test clean-sea propulsion, here’s how it went

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While we at Electrek often tend to focus on electric vehicles taking over roads, it’s important to remember that our inevitable abandonment of fossil fuels stems to all modes of transportation, whether it’s by land, air, or even the sea. I recently had the opportunity to set sail on Sunwater Marine’s Ramblin’ Rose, a 40-foot sailing yacht powered by solar panels and electric propulsion. It’s one of the only vessels of its kind on the West Coast.

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A new solar and battery-powered catamaran with a virtually unlimited range: Solarwave

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At its core, the most basic essential feature of any vehicle is that it enables freedom. Freedom to travel further than your own two legs allow. And it’s difficult to imagine something that could potentially enable more freedom than a boat with a virtually unlimited range and that doesn’t require refueling.

That’s exactly what two companies partnered to do and they now have a working prototype and several units in production.

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A glimpse at the all-electric future: all-electric SUV Tesla Model X towing an all-electric boat

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All-electric vehicles have long suffered from misconceptions about their usefulness and power capacity. Now that the Tesla Model S is the fastest accelerating vehicle in production and it can travel in the Australian outback, those misconceptions seem like a thing of the past.

The ability to tow significant cargo is also another new achievement breaking EV misconceptions and it has never been more beautifully illustrated than by a Tesla Model X towing an all-electric boat.

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A new solar and battery-powered boat that can cruise for more than 18 hours: the Tesla-21

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Green Dream Boats is a startup based on the Baltic coast currently developing battery-powered boats. It’s first entry is the T-21, also known as Tesla-21, a 21-feet day boat powered by a battery pack and a 4-panel solar array. The boat has a comfortable cruising speed of 12 km/h (7.5 mph) which it can maintain for 18 hours on the battery alone.

On a sunny day, the boat can be entirely powered by sunlight with its solar array.

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