Redefining How We See Electric Motors

Apex Marine leading the way in alternative energy

Published online: Feb 05, 2014 Katie Burke
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It makes sense that using solar while on a lake could be a viable option for boaters. But for years, it hasn't been appealing because you would have to sacrifice performance. Qwest Pontoons is one manufacturer who has embraced alternative energy options and is making it fun for boaters everywhere. I've recently had the opportunity to ride on two separate Qwest boats, one with an electric engine and one with a solar charging panel. Both generated a unique experienced. 

Read all about these amazing electric boats in the February issue of Pontoon & Deck Boat Magazine. Click here to pick up your February issue!

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