24 Jul '11, 10pm

VIDEO: Translogic drives the 232SE all-electric wakeboard boat from Epic Boats

VIDEO: Translogic drives the 232SE all-electric wakeboard boat from Epic Boats

Epic Boats 232 Sport Electric – Click above to watch video after the jump Last year, we showed you an all-electric wakeboard boat that Epic Boats was showing off at the time. Since then, it has evolved into the 232 Sport Electric (SE). Now, Translogic 's Bradley Hasemeyer has experienced the production-prototype's awesomeness from both behind the wheel and behind the transom – at the end of a rope. Watching the footage, it is impossible for us not to feel more than a twinge of jealousy. There's nothing like riding at speed across open water. Subtract the engine noise, gas fumes and potential hydrocarbon pollution and the righteousness of the experience is exponentially amplified. To make this dream-like state a reality, the 232SE uses a liquid-cooled, brushless DC motor paired to a dual counter-rotating Mercruiser prop powered by a 60-kWh bank of lithium phosphate Flux Pow...

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