The electric vehicle industry is rapidly expanding, and sleek new designs are pushing their way into the boating market. The latest example of which comes from the Templar Marine, which has introduced their Torqeedo day boat. The boat is powered by six batteries, lasts for 7 … [Read more...] about With less noise and emissions, electric boats are the way of the future
While motorboats and jet skis look like harmless fun above the waves, under the waves they’re a nightmare for the aquatic beings that live below. And although the pollutants that motors spew into the water are one part of the problem, it’s the loud noise these sea-faring vehicles … [Read more...] about Motorboats are a disaster for subaquatic eco-systems. This electric boat isn’t.
As we glide silently up Amsterdam's busy waterways on an unseasonably warm autumn morning, boat company owner Rik Kooij, 38, admits that "canal water runs in my veins". Ever since his mechanically-minded grandfather renovated a bicycle, then a motorbike, then a boat back in the … [Read more...] about Amsterdam’s canal boats are going electric