The Canadian Electric Boat Company showcased its new 290 Phoenix model at the 2020 Miami Boat Show, expanding the company’s lineup of all-electric boats.
Editor’s Note: The Canadian Electric Boat Company is known as Vision Marine Technologies. Â»Â» Read here about its $ 27 million NASDAQ initial public offering in November 2020.
While the company is perhaps best known for its Fantail line of classic electric cruising salon boats, it also made the headlines in the speed arena, when its Volt 180 set a world famous electric boat record. Lake of the Ozarks Shootout last August.
The Phoenix is ââa ten-seater open boat with twin Torqeedo Deep Blue 50Rs, the most powerful of the German company’s electric speedboats. Each engine has propulsive power equivalent to an 80 hp gasoline engine with electricity supplied by BMWi 40 kWh lithium-ion batteries (80 kWh in total). A Glendenning ProPilot The joystick control system controls throttle and steering independently for each engine.
Canadian Electric Boat has both sales and rentals
CEBC is one of the few companies in the electric boat industry that âhas something for everyoneâ.
In addition to the Phoenix, they offer four models:
The Quietude 156, a 15’6 â³ (4.7m) cruise ship powered by a retractable MinnKota engine. This is a smaller version of the classic canopy electric lounge boat, but built for four passengers.
The Fantail is the great classic, built for 8 to 10 passengers, with a length of 21’7 â³ (6.6 m) and a beam of 6’8 â³ (2.03 m). It can be ordered with a MinnKota with lead acid batteries or a Torqeedo 4.0 Cruise motor and li-ion power pack.
Coming off Sunday afternoon cruisers, the Bruce 22 electric runabout is named after famed naval architect Ian Bruce, creator of the laser boat, and the design was inspired by the 1947 Chris-Craft classic. The Bruce is available in a variety. engine styles and options.
Open Utility and Hatchback models are powered by inboard Piktronic engines with the BruceT powered by a Torqeedo. The Piktronic is a 100 kW (peak power) engine and can bring the Bruce up to speeds of 36 knots (65.9 km / h / 41 mph). (The Open Utility and BruceT can both seat 8 passengers, while the Hatchback seats 5 with a mahogany deck covering the rear seat area.)
The record-setting Lake of the Ozarks Volt 180 is an open sport boat with an efficient shallow draft planning hull designed to operate with outboards ranging from MinnKota 2.0 to Torqeedo Cruise 4 and Cruise 10 up to a single Torqeedo Deep Blue 50R.
Rentals in 5 countries on 3 continents
Canadian Electric Boat is not the only manufacturer to offer its boats for hire or to be associated with rental companies, but it has probably the most extensive network of associated companies geographically.
In Canada, boats can be rented in the company’s hometown of Montreal, and in the United States, they are available in the electric sedan capital of the world – Newport Beach, California.
The Lake District in the UK has CEBC boats for charter, and the company participated in a breast cancer research fundraiser last year with a custom pink model.
Crossing the English Channel they can be found at the Tagus Marina in Lisbon, Portugal and even further afield you can rent an electric boat made from Montreal, Canada from the On A Boat outlet in Melbourne, Australia. Australia, 16,726 kilometers.