Fergus Falls company's electric boat generates buzz - Bring Me The News

Fergus Falls company's electric boat generates buzz

Author:
Publish date:

The Fergus Falls company Go-Float aims to rock the boat industry in 2013 with its electric low-speed boats.

The company hopes to add jobs to help meet demand for the four models of the one-, two- and three-passenger fiberglass vessels that look a bit like paddle boats – except with electric motors, WDAY reports. The company says the boats are quiet, clean and easy to use.

The boats, which come with iPod adapters, are creating a big stir at boat shows, Steve Hendrickson, general manager of Go-Float, told WDAY. "We are very often the belle of the ball. There is a buzz around our booth. People are drawn in, they want to know what it is, they want to know how it works."

Here's the company's video of the one-person model:

Next Up

Related

Fergus Falls goat still on the lam

Remember the story about the goat that got loose right before it was supposed to appear in a Christmas Eve nativity scene in Fergus Falls? Apparently it's still running around out there. A witness reported spotting it sometime Tuesday, according to the Fergus Falls Journal, which has launched "Goat Watch" to track the animal.

Fergus Falls finds its wayward goat

A goat that has been on the loose for 25 days has been reunited with its owners after seeking shelter from the cold in a warm barn. The goat slipped off its leash on Christmas Eve right before it was to appear in a nativity scene.