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Eelex 8000.

X Shore


X Shore’s boats don’t necessarily look like eels, but the company says they were inspired by electric South American fish. 

X Shore started taking orders for electric boats in 2018, and now has two models for sale, the Eelex 8000 and the Eelord 6000. They’re manufactured in Sweden, but can be transported globally. The larger Eelex 6500 and Eeltrek 8000 are also in the works, though not yet for sale. 

Electric boats are quieter, and create less emissions than boats powered by fossil fuels. They’re also cheaper, according to X Shore, which says the cost of refueling an electric boat can be as low as one-tenth the cost for fossil fuels. At nearly $300,000 for the larger boat, X Shore boats seem to be going for the luxury crowd, but they’re smaller crafts than other electric yachts on the market. 

See the Eelex 8000 here. 

Options trading The Eelex 8000 is the most expensive boat currently sold by X Shore, at about $280,000.

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading Deck and hull colors are customizable, with three options: moss, sandy, and coffee.

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading It weighs about 5,700 pounds, with a width of 8 feet and a length of 26 feet.

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading It fully charges in eight hours, or in only one hour on supercharging mode.

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading Cruising speed is 24 knots, but it can reach up to 40 knots.

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading It has a range of up to 100 nautical miles, depending on travel speed.

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading X Shore calls its engine design a “clean and efficient powerhouse.”

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Eelex 8000.

X Shore


Options trading Along with the wheel, controls are on a 24 inch waterproof and glare-proof touch screen.

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading The boat is powered by lithium ion batteries, which power the single shaft propulsion system.

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Eelex 8000.

X Shore


Options trading Electric power is quieter than fossil fuel powered-boats, and X Shore emphasizes that its boats are silent.

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Eelex 8000.

X Shore


Options trading Quieter craft mean boaters can explore the water without as much harm to the natural environment, or scaring wildlife away.

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading Or, as X Shore puts it, “You have become One with Nature.”

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading Electric power also means fewer fossil fuel emissions, which can contribute to climate change.

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Eelex 8000.

X Shore


Options trading X Shore credits this care for the natural world with its Swedish heritage, “where people and the sea have lived in harmony for centuries.”

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Eelex 8000.

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Options trading The minimalist Scandinavian design was inspired by the South American Electric Eel.

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Eelex 8000.

X Shore


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