Water Sports

The international journal of electric boats

World's fastest electric ferry artist's impression

Commercial Ferries Hydrofoil 

March 30, 2021 Jeff Butler 43 Views 0 Comments Candela, Hydrofoil, Sweden

The Region of Stockholm is partnering with Candela Speedboats to launch the world’s fastest electric ferry as the Swedish capital

New Torqeedo Travel 603 on stern of dinghy

All-Electric Motors + Engines 

March 22, 2021 Jeff Butler 96 Views 2 Comments outboard, Torqeedo

This new Torqeedo adds a lighter, more affordable option to the Travel line of motors. Designed for boats up to

ePropulsion outboard electric motor on an inflatable with two people fishing

All-Electric Motors + Engines 

March 15, 2021 Jeff Butler 107 Views 0 Comments China, ePropulsion, Hong Kong, Mack Boring, North America, South America, USA

Electric boat motor manufacturer ePropulsion has announced its sales revenues for 2020 – recording a healthy 60% growth – and

battery breakthrough pouch about the size of a man's hand


March 8, 2021 Jeff Butler 160 Views 0 Comments batteries, Lithium, Solid State Battery, USA

Sion Power of Phoenix announced last week that its Licerion® (EV) cell has achieved a significant battery breakthrough, with an

Solar leisure boats include this 50' catamaran

Cruising Boats Ferries Recreation 

March 7, 2021 Jeff Butler 130 Views 0 Comments Ferries, India, Navalt

NavAlt Solar and Electric Boats has introduced two new lines of solar leisure boats that bring the technology of Aditya – the Gustave Trouvé Award winning commuter ferry – to the world of personal craft.

Budsin Electric Boats 1900s style wooden saloon boat gliding down a river

Cruising Boats Recreation 

February 27, 2021 Jeff Butler 162 Views 2 Comments Budsin, North Carolina, USA

The North Carolina 2020 Governor’s Export Awards has named Budsin Electric Boats as the co-winner in the state’s ‘Top Rural

oceanvolt electric motors will be offered on all Elan yachts, including this G6 model seen sailing in full wind

Motors + Engines Recreation Sailboats Uncategorized 

February 25, 2021 Jeff Butler 143 Views 0 Comments Elan, Finland, Oceanvolt

Two award winning marine companies, both based in Finnish ownership, are now partnering in electric propulsion, with Elan offering Oceanvolt electric motors on their full range of sailing yachts

500 kilowatt electric hydrojet shown in cutaway view of large yacht

Motors + Engines Waterjets 

February 23, 2021 Jeff Butler 216 Views 0 Comments DeepSpeed, hydrojet, Italy

Coming off a very successful crowdfunding campaign, an expanded DeepSpeed development team is working on a high power 500 kiloWatt

electric jetski maker shows off Orca watercraft speeding across water

Personal Craft Recreation 

February 17, 2021 Jeff Butler 218 Views 0 Comments Canada, Quebec, Taiga

A Canadian-based special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) has announced a proposed merger transaction with electric snowmobile and electric jetski maker

electric hydrofoiling catamaran rising out of the water

Hydrofoil Personal Craft Recreation 

February 14, 2021 Jeff Butler 195 Views 0 Comments France, Neocean, Solar Impulse

Other than ‘looks like a lot of fun’, we ‘re not sure exactly how to describe it…but ‘electric hydrofoiling catamaran

electric boat Regatta will be held in the Venice Arsenale, shown here

Competitions Recreation Shows/Exhibitions 

February 7, 2021 Jeff Butler 222 Views 0 Comments e-regatta, Italy, Venice

The Salon Nautico Venezia and the accompanying ę-Regatta electric boat regatta, both postponed last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic,

Australia electric outboards shown powering a surf rescue boat

Motors + Engines Outboards 

February 4, 2021 Jeff Butler 227 Views 1 Comment Australia

Named ‘EClassboats‘ the Australia electric outboards manufacturer has launched after 10 years in development and is ready to introduce the

One of 15 Vision Marine electric boats already on the Prairies River outside Montreal

Recreation Rentals-Charters Water Taxis 

February 1, 2021 Jeff Butler 197 Views 0 Comments Canada, Vision Marine

Transport Canada and Tourism Quebec have announced an agreement to have up to 15 Vision Marine electric boats available for

solar - hydrogen yacht seen from the water of a tropical cove

Hydrogen Recreation Solar Yachts 

January 27, 2021 Jeff Butler 498 Views 2 Comments hydrogen, Monaco, solar, Switzerland

The Aquon One is a luxury solar – hydrogen yacht completely powered by rooftop panels that generate electricity to run

epropulsion adds hydrogeneration to these 8 models shown

Batteries Motors + Engines 

January 21, 2021 Jeff Butler 851 Views 0 Comments ePropulsion, hydrogeneration

Electric outboard manufacturer ePropulsion announced its new model year 2021 product line-up today and the big news is that all

Wakeboarding towboat that will be made in new electric boat building facility

Recreation Sport Boats 

January 21, 2021 Jeff Butler 369 Views 0 Comments Correct Craft, Florida, Ingenity, Nautique, USA, wakeboarding

Less than a year after introducing the Nautique GS22E wakeboarding tow boat, Ingenity is expanding its electric boat building capacity

Vetus electric motors will go in this narrowboat 'Nick' shown docked on a canal bank

Recreation Canalboats 

January 14, 2021 Jeff Butler 705 Views 0 Comments Canals, UK, Vetus

Twenty years after the first VETUS electric motors came on the scene, the Dutch company has introduced their E-LINE and

Pure Watercraft electric outboards photo with ELUX marine pontoon boat photo

Cruising Boats Motors + Engines Outboards Recreation 

January 5, 2021 Jeff Butler 648 Views 0 Comments

Pure Watercraft, the Seattle-based innovator of electric outboards and e-boat technology, has acquired ELUX Marine, the Minnesota-based electric boat manufacturer.

electric boat milestones collage showing 6 different boats

Commercial Gussies Awards Recreation 

January 1, 2021 Jeff Butler 697 Views 0 Comments Canada, New Zealand, Norway, Turkey, UK

While we all know about the challenges of 2020, electric boat milestones provided lots of good news last year around

all electric charter fleet is made up of 6 of these Greenline yachts

Charging Recreation Rentals-Charters Yachts 

December 31, 2020 Jeff Butler 704 Views 0 Comments Charging, Greenline, Norway, Slovenia

The 6 Greenline Yachts in the electric charter fleet are offered by Canal Boats Telemark for cruising emission-free along one

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The water has always been a favorite place for outdoor recreation. Paddling a canoe along a rambling creek, jumping the wake behind a fast boat, or snorkeling among coral reefs, are just a few of the many ways you can have fun in the water. The one thing that these and every other form of water recreation have in common is that they can all be made more enjoyable with our water sports equipment. We have all types of inflatables from balls to boats, every kind of towable equipment from tubes to water skis, canoes and kayaks and the carriers and racks to get them to the water, snorkeling gear, pools, waterproof action cameras to record your aquatic adventures.