Ampère - 57’6” Electric, BCN Tug-style narrowboat
Owners: Malcolm & Barbara Bridge
Barouche - 3.8 Mtr GRP catamaran powered by a Minn Kota RT80 trolling motor
Owners: Hedley Bewes, Hamble
Camerander - 12ft open launch - Owner: Brian Moore, Southampton powered by a rudder mounted 24 volt Minn-Kota
Elektra 4kw electric powered 15' launch used on the Oslofjord in Norway
Owner: Hakon Skatvedt, Horten, Norway
Emerald - 19' open launch. Derelict c.1890s hull saved in 1975 from bonfire & made into steam launch. Converted to electric Aug 2011. Owners: Mike & Wendy Early
Graba Chance Sea Hopper folding boat powered by a Thruster trolling motor
Owner: Robert Malcolm Kay
Greenhorn I 18' GRP/ply tugboat powered by three modified 24 volt Minn-Kota's
Owner: John Hayes, Ottawa, Canada more details
Haida - 18' launch built 1992 by PJS boats as a steam launch she is now powered by 1.5kw 48 volt Stelco electric motor.
Owner: Peter Brennan
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Lady Lena 1890 Gentleman's launch - the oldest electric boat in existence. Owners: Helen & Jenkyn Knill. Location: Kennet & Avon canal, Bath
Sara 14.2m x 3.5m Ijselaak Dutch Barge. Rivetted steel construction, built as a sailing freight vessel in the 1920s; cabin added in the 1960s and converted to 5.5 ltr Merc Diesel which has now been replaced by with four 10Kw Agni - Lynch Motors, running at 48 volts from an 825 AH bank of traction batteries. Charging is by two Victron Phoenix combi's from a shoreline when available, or from an onboard 13Kw 48V Fischer Panda DC generator.
Owner: John Stevens
Location: Gloucester and Sharpness Canal
Serena - 18' launch built circa 1900 converted from steam to electric power with a 1.5kw Stelco motor in 2005.
Owners: Bill & Veronica Selby
Silent Adventure 16' river launch
powered by a Briggs & Stratton Etek (Lynch) motor and ReLion 26V LiFePo4 batteries
Owner: Nick Goldring
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Unity 69ft x 13' 4" replica traditional Kennet Barge powered by a 30hp lynch motor & 48v batteries charged by solar panels
Owners: Adrian & Nikki Softley (plus Golden Retriever 'Charlie' & Chocolate Lab 'Rolo')
Viking Warrior Built in the Orkneys in 1950 converted to electric in 1996 and currently operating river tours from Pulteney Weir, Bath.
Owner: Dave Suttle
1kW solar panels, built 2014
Wayfarer 42' teak cruiser, built 1905 powered by a Lynch motor with 48V diesel battery charger
Owner: Alex Khot
Owners: Tony and Jo Bingham, Marlow, Buckinghamshire.