Zero-emission propulsion is the key feature of Sea Eagle’s FastTrack e385 and e465 Green Machine inflatable kayaks.
Each package includes a 1-hp Torqeedo Ultralight 403 electric motor, a 23-watt PowerFilm solar panel, the Sea Eagle QuikSail and one or two paddles. At slow speed, the motor provides a range of 12 to 15 miles. An integrated computer with GPS enables monitoring of the battery charge, speed and remaining range. MSRP is $2,999 for the e385 and $3,099 for the e465. Sea Eagle Inc., Port Jefferson, N.Y., (631) 473-7308. www.seaeagle.comThis article originally appeared in the May 2012 issue.