2024 New Electric Boat Buyer’s Guide

2024 New Electric Boat Buyer’s Guide Jun 13, 2024

Electric options for boating are beginning to grow exponentially all over the world. Many boat companies and manufacturers are joining in on the importance of electric boating by building fully electric boats and hybrid gas/electric boats, as well as electric outboard motors. Using and buying these electric based boats and engines ensures you are not adding to the pollution in the world and on the water. Going electric helps preserve water and sea life from oil spills that may happen in a gas-powered boat. These eco-friendly choices help sustain the earth and give boaters an environmentally friendly option.

* prices and specifications subject to change without notice

Crest Current Electric

By: Gordon Cruise McBride

If you are in the market for a spacious, comfortable watercraft, the Crest Current represents the culmination of years of research and development aimed at harnessing the power of electricity to propel watercraft with minimal environmental impact.

At the heart of the Crest Current lies a sophisticated electric propulsion system meticulously engineered for maximum efficiency and performance. Two electric options are available – the ePropulsion Navy 3.0 Evo motor with E175 battery, and the Navy 6.0 Evo that provides an impressive 18-hour run time, with only a 6-hour 220V charge time, so you can spend more time on the water. Powering the Crest Current are high-capacity lithium batteries that offer extended range and rapid recharging capabilities. 

The Current has an Intelligent Energy Management System (IEMS) to optimize efficiency, ensuring maximum range without compromising performance. The power trim and helm switch for the electric motor is now a standard feature, allowing you to easily adjust trim for optimal performance.

The Current’s interior is crafted with premium materials and ergonomic design principles to create a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. Ultimately, the Crest Current is a step up for all your on-water outings.


Length (LOA): 21 ft 4 in
Passenger capacity: 10
Max passenger, motor & gear weight: 2,050 lbs
Max passenger weight: 1,410 lbs
Boat weight: 2,272 lbs
Starting at: $52,464 CAD


Four Winns H2e

By: Gordon Cruise McBride

It’s no boating secret that Four Winns developed the first fully-electric bowrider, paired with Vision Marine’s E-motion 180e technology. The Four Winns H2e bowrider blends state-of-the-art technology with eco-conscious design, setting a new standard for performance and sustainability on the water.

The boat is propelled by advanced electric motors capable of delivering swift acceleration and smooth, silent operation, ensuring an unparalleled on-water experience for passengers. Powering the Four Winns H2e are high-energy lithium-ion batteries designed to provide extended range and rapid recharging capabilities.

Choose from a variety of hull colours and interior finishings. Plush seating, ample storage, and customizable amenities cater to the needs of discerning boaters, setting a new standard for onboard comfort. You can opt for a Bimini top with changing room, cockpit sail shade, bamboo tables, rod holders, electric-assist wakeboard tower, and walk-thru door. The Four Winns Winning Edge factory warranty Program is the best in the industry: three-year components, five-year osmosis and lifetime hull structure. And don’t forget the custom-matched trailer, galvanized w/ GatorHyde, brakes and tandem axle. The H2e is a serious contender for every environmentally conscious water sports enthusiast.


LOA: 22 ft
Beam: 8 ft 5 in
Passenger Cap: 10 persons
Power Bank: 86 kwh
Approx Weight: 4,870 lbs
MSRP: $189,600 USD


Princecraft Brio 2.0 Electric

By: Gordon Cruise McBride

Princecraft’s Brio 2.0 Electric series follows a long-standing tradition of Princecraft’s commitment to the environment. The Brio now features an advanced electric motor system powered by state-of-the-art lithium batteries, resulting in a step forward in carbon emissions.

The updated battery system provides extended range capabilities and silent operation, letting you sneak up on your remote water hideaway. The Brio 2.0 Electric state-of-the-art touchscreen interface provides intuitive control over navigation and onboard systems. Paired with advanced sensors and monitoring capabilities, everyone on board is ensured a safe day on the water.

The Princecraft Brio 2.0 series officially launched with Mercury Marine’s electric Avator outboards at the 2024 Toronto International Boat Show. The updated design of the Brio 2.0 Electric series features comfort and luxury, married with spacious deck layouts and premium amenities. 

The Brio range stretches from 17’ to 21’ with maximum capacity from seven to nine people. The Avator produces 48V power, (approx. 25 HP). Maximum weight capacity for the 21-foot line is 826 kg (1822 lb).

Princecraft’s commitment to the environment remains second to none.


Overall length : 21 ft 7 in
Beam : 8 ft 1 in
Max HP capacity : 48V / Cruise 12.0R (approx. 25 HP)
Approx. weight : 1605 lbs
Pontoon diameter : 23 in
Max person capacity : 9 MSRP:  starting at $27,550 CAD


Rand Solara 33

By: Gordon Cruise McBride

“Smoothly with the power of silence” is the goal of RAND Boats, and it is not hard to see why they chose their motto. 

The Solara 33 is a groundbreaking luxury electric dayboat from Denmark for the environmentally-conscious boater. It has low/high voltage capability, reaching speeds up to 25 knots. Bow and stern access is a breeze, with retractable bow steps and a low stern entry.

Crafted with precision and attention to detail, the vessel’s hull is constructed using advanced composite materials, ensuring both strength and durability while minimizing weight. Moreover, the Rand’s designers have incorporated sustainable materials and eco-friendly practices wherever possible, from responsibly sourced wood accents to energy-efficient LED lighting. Additionally, the vessel’s modular design allows for easy customization, catering to the unique preferences and requirements of discerning yacht owners.

The Solara 33 is equipped with an array of solar panels strategically positioned on its surface, harnessing the power of the sun to supplement onboard energy reserves. The energy management system dynamically adjusts propulsion and energy consumption based on factors such as speed, sea conditions, and battery status. 

Also, custom gelcoat colours, upholstery and faux teak flooring. 


Length: 33 ft
Width: 11 in
Draft: 2 ft
Passengers: 12
Base price: $282,000 USD
(2x Epropulsion 40kW Outboard incl. 40 kWh Lithium Battery)


Voltari 260

By: Gordon Cruise McBride

When it comes to environmentally-friendly watersports, Voltari is at the forefront of electric boat technology. And Voltari’s designers promise enhanced performance and comfort.

Voltari has updated its propulsion system. Their Voltari 260 model integrates advanced electric motors and battery technology to deliver impressive power to take you wherever the fun is. The Voltari system has the ability to intelligently monitor and regulate power output. And state-of-the-art regenerative braking system technology allows the boat to capture and store energy during deceleration, effectively extending its range and enhancing overall efficiency. By harnessing the kinetic energy generated while slowing down, the Voltari electric boat maximizes the use of renewable energy sources.

A new deep V 24 Deadrise Performance Hull redesigned for comfort and efficiency offers better stability and maneuverability, providing the helmsman with greater confidence and control. Passengers get to enjoy a smooth and comfortable ride, without the roar of gas-guzzling engines growling at the stern.

Electronics include advanced collision avoidance, and the integration of smart sensors and monitoring technology helps to prevent potential issues before they escalate, further enhancing the safety on board.


LOA:  28 ft 11 in
Draft:  2 ft 7 in
Displacement:   7,000 lbs
Power:  740 hp electric
Batteries:  142 kWh
Top speed:  52 knots
Range:  37 miles
Starting price: $450,000 USD


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