The fisherman in your family might be interested in this gem of a solar fishing pontoon. The two-person boat has a removable 160-watt solar panel, 30-pound thrust motor, and battery. The boat can run at half speed on solar power alone, or full speed with a continuously recharging battery.
The video has some gratuitous fishing scenes (about 4 minutes worth), but it’s neat to see the little solar boat tooling around on solar power as a (presumably) gasoline-fueled pontoon goes by in the background.
The boat can be purchased in Austin, Texas, for $2,000.
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