Photo Credit: Electro-Mariner
According to the story, Charge It is a a 25-foot express-style vessel that can charge its batteries using sunlight or from dockside electrical outlets.
The inventors at Electro-Mariner faced challenges ranging from fitting batteries into the boat to concerns about salt-water. The new challenge is convincing boaters an electric boat can compete with gas-powered models.
Electro-Mariner Corp says their boats will be able to run at 20 knots for one hour or at nine knots for four hours.