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Vision Marine Sets the World Speed Record for Electric Boats at 109 MPH

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An electric-powered boat has broken the 100-mph barrier for the first time.

Vision Marine Technologies achieved the milestone last weekend by setting a new electric boat speed record of 109 mph at the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.

The Canadian company partnered with Hellkat Powerboats of Miami, Florida, to fit twin E-Motion electric 180-hp outboards on a 32-foot catamaran hull specifically designed to accommodate the necessary battery banks.

You can read more and see a video clip at the Elektrek website

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