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From container ships to yachts to pontoon boats, these e-boats are taking sustainability to the waters.

Jake Hertz

March 7, 2023

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As the world transitions towards a more sustainable future, the marine industry is following suit by embracing electric boats. In recent years, electric cars have become increasingly popular—and garnered the most media attention. However, electric boats have also begun to make waves in the industry and in the public’s imagination.

With this increasing popularity, the industry has seen a recent influx of e-boat offerings coming to the market. What is fascinating, along with the innovative designs of the individual crafts, is the range of ship types that are getting in on the movement: From tiny pontoon boats up to colossal container ships, every conceivable type of watercraft is setting sail under battery power.

In this piece, we’ll take a look at the some of the most exciting recent all-electric boat offerings. Read on to learn about 8 cool all-electric boats.

About the Author(s)

Jake Hertz

Jake Hertz is an Electrical Engineer, Technical Writer, and Public Relations Specialist. After he received his M.S. and B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Rochester, he spent three years working as an Electrical Engineer at MakerBot Industries. 

As a writer, Jake is well known for his frequent contributions to various engineering websites, where he has garnered readership in the tens of thousands. Through his business, NanoHertz Solutions, Jake works with cutting-edge companies in the hardware and semiconductor space to build industry buzz and awareness through Public Relations and Technical Writing services.

As an engineer, Jake now works with numerous startups to help develop their hardware products. He is also a Co-Founder of Origin Labs, a NYC-based design firm for tech startups in the hardware space.

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