It is a big day for electric boats and boating as the much-talked-about Arc One is now officially on sale. The boat electric wake sport boat has a 500 hp (≈370kW) electric motor, 220kWh battery capacity and can hit a top speed of 40 mph (65 km/h).

From the Arc One website: “It’s now the most powerful electric watercraft commercially available, making today a milestone not just for Arc, but also for the nascent electric boating industry.

The Arc One first came to the attention of Plugboats (and the world) less than a year ago, when Co-Founder Mitch Lee reached out to talk about the progress on his dream of building a high performance electric boat to equal or better the performance of gas drive models.

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