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A Thousand Cars Off the Road
What attracts most people to Pure Watercraft is the promise of a thrilling yet quiet...
Clean Slate
One of the most common questions that comes up when discussing Pure Watercraft is: why...
Why an Outboard?
After my early experiences in boats led us to launch Pure Watercraft, we had to...
Why We Do It
“What possessed you?” asked University of Virginia rowing coach Kevin Sauer in 2016, toward the...
Pure Watercraft's New Battery Pack Dramatically Increases Range For a Powerful & Clean Boating Experience

Pure Watercraft's New Battery Pack Dramatically Increases Range For a Powerful & Clean Boating Experience

Seattle, WA – December 13, 2018 – Located on the shore of Lake Union, Pure Watercraft set out to redefine…
Wye Island Challenge - an Epic Marathon

Wye Island Challenge - an Epic Marathon

The Wye Island Challenge is an electric boat race that has run annually since 2001, which makes it a pretty…
Pure Watercraft Launch

Pure Watercraft Launch

While we’ve been working hard at this for the past 5 years, now is the public launch of Pure Watercraft…
Thinking About Energy Storage Using Lithium-Ion Batteries

Thinking About Energy Storage Using Lithium-Ion Batteries

With Tesla Energy’s announcement about using lithium-ion battery packs for home (the Powerwall), business (Tesla Business Storage), and utilities (Tesla…
To Care for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Treat them like People

To Care for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Treat them like People

At Pure Watercraft, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to get the most out of batteries for…
A quiet, no-compromises runabout

A quiet, no-compromises runabout

In 2012, while developing the ideas behind Pure Watercraft, and learning what could be done with electric propulsion and boats,…