Electric motors on an Encore - are they an add-on option - or a built-in option?
Deep Cycle vs. Dual Purpose
Monday 20th of August 2012
One question asked regularly is what type of battery should be purchased for the Encore pedal electric boat or Electric boat models. There are so...
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Nauticraft is the Gold Rush of pedal boats
The best pedal boats I have ever seen or used. There was a short piece written about them in Recumbent News a few years ago as I recall. In any event these are expensive, but really top grade boats. Well designed with unbelievable performance. Several years ago the guy who developed them took one to Newport, RI to the Small Boat Show and challenged all others to a race that was out to a buoy and back. Kayaks, sea skiffs, shells, you name it, all entered the competition. The Nauticraft handily beat the field. Then one of the guys in a shell wanted to try it. He was an Olympian and could not believe this goofy pedal boat with a fat guy in it beat him. He bested his own time over the course by almost 1 full minute on his first attempt.
SPRITE II HITS THE WATER
Friday 20th of March 2009
The Sprite II was officially christened the morning of March 20th, 2009, sans a champagne bottle across its bow! It was launched at a brisk 26 degrees F with just a bit of ice around the edges of the lake. Although still in the development stages, we are pleased to announce we think we've got something here!