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.
ASIAN CARP AND THE GREAT LAKES
Wednesday 10th of February 2010
We've been hearing bits and pieces about the Asian Carp invasion into the Great Lakes, primarily Lake Michigan. The State of Illinois says it is too costly to close the shipping canals which may allow this disruptive invasive species to end up here, but at what cost to these beautiful bodies of water. Please take a moment to read the Time article