I was recently sitting waterside by upstate New York’s gorgeous Mirror Lake.
It took me a moment to put my finger on why it was so stunningly serene.
Obviously, it’s Ma’ Nature, but there was something different.
Then — ah! — it was silent. And this due to motor restrictions on the lake. They’re not allowed.
While from time to time I love a good wave-busting speedboat, it got me thinking that perhaps electric boats are they way.
And this new BMW-powered boat has my number.
BMW E-Boat (5 images)
“We see the decision by Torqeedo to use BMW
Better yet, the system can be adapted into several varieties of boats including sailing yachts, motor
No price has been released quite yet. The savings of an electric boat versus an inefficient gas-powered boat are certain to be vast, but the silence you’re paying for — priceless.