Green propulsion ‘task force’ needed

boot Dusseldorf

Source: boot Dusseldorf

Boaters welcome greener propulsion systems but are not prepared to compromise on safety, comfort and range

The European Boating Industry is urging manufacturers to create an alternative propulsion ‘task force’ to help decarbonise the leisure marine sector.

A recent survey conducted by the EBI and boot Düsseldorf of 38 representatives from across the industry found that customers are in favour of sustainability and welcome greener propulsion but are not prepared to pay significantly higher prices, nor compromise on comfort, range and safety.

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