My Solar Power Dream, Part II

By Cecil Hoge Last month, I wrote a blog post about my experiments with solar power and how I hope solar power in combination with electric outboards will soon be practical to motor our inflatable boats. I would now like to tell about our first introduction of a true solar powered electric motor boat which we presented last month at the Miami Boat Show – Our Sea Eagle 10.6 inflatable boat with a 3 HP 1003 Torqeedo electric motor, and a PowerFilm solar panel mounted directly on our Sea Eagle canopy. We introduced this particular configuration at the Miami Boat … Continue reading My Solar Power Dream, Part II

GROWING UP BOATING IN SINGAPORE — Vincent tells his story

If you love boating, fishing, swimming, scuba diving, or other aquatic adventures, put Singapore on your must-see list. We talked recently with Singaporean, Vincent Boey, who told us of his life-long love of boating and how he’s enjoying passing his love of the outdoors on to his children. “Singapore is blessed with a tropical climate and an abundance of open water,” Vincent told us, “which makes it ideal for water recreation all year around.” “As a child,” Vincent continues, “I was always fascinated with the outdoors. During school holidays, I’d gather a few good friends and we’d spend days of … Continue reading GROWING UP BOATING IN SINGAPORE — Vincent tells his story