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Winners Announced in International Electric Boat Awards

‘The Gussies’ honour 8 boats from 8 countries in 5 categories – from electric ferries to ocean-going yachts to recreational runabouts – powered by batteries, solar, wind and hydrogen.   After tallying the votes from more than 10,000 electric boat enthusiasts all over the world and an international judging panel of e-boat experts, the second annual …

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Your Nominations Please

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2ND INTERNATIONAL ELECTRIC BOAT AWARDSFirst year’s awards featured 50 boats from 19 countries Nominations are now being accepted for The Gustave Trouvé Awards for Excellence in Electric Boats and Boating, the international electric boat awards started last year by electric boat website Plugboats.com Nominations are being accepted in four categories: Electric Boats Under 8 …

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Virtual Club House

We are very close to having our own Club House, a place where we can get together chat, get technical advice. It’s not Facebook and is completely safe and secure. Hopefully you will have received a TEST email. Please do nothing. Afterwards once the system has been tested all members will receive a ‘reset password’. …

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Sunlight shines on the River Thames – an excellent book by one of our own members.

Imagine a voyage along England’s best-loved river, the Thames -but on SUNLIGHT,not diesel or petrol. No noise, no nasty emissions! This was the author’s dream, and he turned it into reality by designing and building a 22ft catamaran powered by four solar panels. Paul and his wife Rike launched “SOLAR FLAIR” near the source of …

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Canals and rivers are closed

News from the CRT “Following the announcement from the Prime Minister (8.30pm, 23 March 2020) regarding the UK’s response to the coronavirus crisis, we are asking leisure boaters to stop all non-essential travel and not to visit their boats if they do not live aboard permanently. As a result, and to help those who live-aboard …

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New Branding for the EBA

For the past 33 years, the logo of the EBA has been the Grebe, which has often caused people to ask whether we are Ornithologists. English Birdwatchers’ Association? We used to explain that the letters GREBE stood for “Generating the Revival of Electric Boats Everywhere”. These are exciting times and they call for a more …

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