New Electric Outboard Gives Pontoon Market A Boost

  New Electric Outboard Gives Pontoon Market A Boost Performance Driven Electric Outboard by Ted Lund   Torqeedo, the world’s leader in electric outboards for commercial and recreational boaters is taking the mid-size outboard market by storm with its new Cruise 10.0. This groundbreaking new motor, the equivalent of a 20-horsepower motor is proving to […]

Reach more Mullet with Electric Outboards

  Reach more Mullet with Electric Outboards by Ted Lund Although there has been a decrease in fuel prices recently, the most recent spike coupled with concern for the environment and what a green future means for boaters has seen the rise of alternative forms of propulsion in a number of types of boating. Electric […]

Expand Your Snook Fishing with Electric Outboards

  Expand Your Snook Fishing with Electric Outboards by Ted Lund   Once the provenance of reservoir anglers hoping to retain public access to waterways on the mid-Atlantic coast, today’s serious saltwater anglers are turning more and more to electric outboard motors to target one of the most popular saltwater sports species in North America, […]

Green Technology Helping Map Marine World

  Green Technology Helping Map Marine World by Ted Lund   Residents of the San Francisco Bay area are among the first to benefit from a new program launched with the help of Google, which is changing the way researchers map shorelines and the global sea level rise. But at first glance, it’s obvious the […]

Solar-powered Vessels Becoming a Reality

  Solar-powered Vessels Becoming a Reality David Borton, a retired adjunct associate professor of mechanical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, has a passion for solar energy, which has found its most recent expression in building solar electric boats. His first solar boat, assembled ten years ago, used the hull of an old […]

Green Propulsion Helping Preserve Water Access

  Green Propulsion Helping Preserve Water Access   Clean water — especially in urban areas — is becoming more and more of a hot button topic all across the United States. As additional source-water bodies are being protected, boaters and anglers are finding themselves in the crosshairs of restricted access. Fortunately, some innovative anglers and new […]

Quiet Please – Bass Pro’s golf tournament goes electric

  Quiet Please – Bass Pro’s golf tournament goes electric   With handheld signs hushing spectators, whispering announcers and the famous golf clap, duffers are always trying to find a way to limit distractions and fully enjoy the serenity of the tees and greens. Electric golf carts have a long history in the sport and […]

Couple Glad They Passed on Gas

  Couple Glad They Passed on Gas   Electric motors for boats have taken giant leaps in performance over the past few years; your grandpa’s trolling motor was the predecessor of high-tech electric outboards that deliver power and speed equivalent to a small combustion engine with none of the inconvenience. German company Torqeedo produces some […]