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Flux Marine unveils 100% electric center console boat with a hull from Scout and DC fast charging

Scout electric boat

Outboard motor and battery specialist Flux Marine has introduced a new center console boat package to its lineup to help further electrify the industry. The package combines Flux’s 100% electric propulsion system with a hull from Scout boats to deliver a vessel that can travel 30 mph and replenish on a DC fast charger.

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First drive with Mercury Marine’s electric Avator motors: A smooth, quiet ride (for small boats) [Video]

A major name in marine mobility is dipping its toe into all-electric motors – Mercury. The noted developer of marine technologies has launched its five initial outboards under its new Avator lineup of all-electric motors, and I got the chance to test each of them out in Charleston, South Carolina. Be sure to check out the video below to see just how quiet these electric motors truly are.

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Meet Vessev and its ultra-efficient electric hydrofoil boat designed for smooth tourist rides

A new all-electric maritime specialist called Vessev has come out of stealth mode with an exciting new vessel called the VS—9. The electric hydrofoil boat offers a state-of-the-art design that delivers incredible efficiency, providing future tourists with a smooth and quiet ride as Vessev looks to commercialize into larger vessels that can transport 100 passengers at a time.

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Sunreef Yachts unveils new luxe solar electric Explorer catamaran with over 1,000 kWh in batteries

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Sustainable boatbuilder Sunreef Yachts is adding a sleeker, lighter solar electric catamaran to its portfolio. The new Explorer Eco 40m is the company’s smallest electric yacht to date, but debuts with some of the most advanced technology, including Sunreef’s proprietary “solar skin”

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Halevai looks to further electrify the marine segment with its American-made long-range boat

Halevai boat

Young electric boat maker Halevai is on the cusp of production of its flagship model, 2050, which promises some of the best range and power in a blossoming sustainable marine industry. This locally built recreational vessel was designed for safety and performance to provide customers with “the most technologically advanced on-board experience.”

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Candela raises record funding to solve the biggest problem with electric boats

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The innovative Swedish electric boat maker Candela has just announced its biggest funding round ever, reeling in €24.5M (US $26.6M). Fresh off the announcement of the first commercial user of the company’s new P-12 electric ferry, Candela is now flying closer to its goal of replacing combustion engine watercraft with efficient electric boats in both the recreational and commercial boating industries.

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Meet the Arc Sport – an electric wake boat with twice the torque and advanced software

Young and budding electric boat developer, Arc Boat Company, has just unveiled its second model – a mass-market electric wake boat called the Arc Sport. With a massive battery and no shortage of horsepower, Arc sees its latest all-electric marine product as a springboard into a segment in desperate need of modernization and intends to do so by offering “unprecedented performance.”

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Vonmercier is the electric sportscar hovercraft that will have you saying, “Ok, but why?”

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Hovercrafts are the platypus of the transportation world, borrowing parts and principles from wildly divergent sources and mashing them together into something that physically functions but rarely looks very attractive. Vonmercier seems to be trying to change all that with a new electric hovercraft design that heavily embraces the world of sleeky, sexy sportscars. Say hello to the Vonmercier Arosa EV hovercraft.

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These were the biggest electric boat stories of the year, and it’s surprising

veer x13 electric boat

Here at Electrek, I’ve had the pleasure of covering some fascinating electric boat news stories. In just the past year, we’ve seen everything from high-power electric speed boats and pleasure cruisers to efficient flying electric ferries. But when it comes to the most popular electric boat news stories of the year – the ones that our readers were most interested in – the results might surprise you.

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Aqua superPower installs High Power Marine charging system in Monaco, finds new partner

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Leading marine charging network Aqua superPower continues to expand the availability of its high-power charging technology for electric boats, bolstering its presence at the exclusive Yacht Club de Monaco. Furthermore, the company has announced a new partner to help scale and manage its growing network of marine chargers.

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