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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

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Will 2024 be the year you go electric on the water?

While electric boats are a niche in the overall watercraft market today, their share is growing. (Photo courtesy of Mercury Marine)

You don’t have to look too far into the past to find a time when anglers who wanted to move their boats quietly on the water either drifted with the wind or used paddles to propel them.
The advent of the electric trolling motor, and then its widespread use, changed that, providing anglers the opportunity to quietly power their boats from the bow or stern. Perhaps it all makes sense, then, that the next step in the evolution of watercraft is electric-powered boats.

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