Feb 092011
 

Tamarack Lake Electric BoatsTamarack Lake Electric Boats

Five years ago we first reported on Tamarack Lake Electric Boat Company‘sLoon, a proposed production solar-electric boat.

At that time, creator Monte Gisborne told us that “exhausting hydrocarbons directly into your own lake isn’t much different from urinating in your family room.” In 2009 the 8-passenger watercraft received a design overhaul, and production was scheduled to begin later that year. Now, with a just-announced deal in place to manufacture the boat at facilities in the city of Rome, New York, full-scale Loon production should finally be commencing within the next few months.

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