Seattle’s Center for Wooden Boats hosts an exhibition of electric-powered boats and other low impact electric technologies for recreational boaters at a special event Sunday September 23rd from 11am to 5pm. At the event, people will see boats large and small that are powered by electricity. Electric Boat Day @ the Center for Wooden Boats is being put on by CWB volunteers, and coincides with National Plug-In Day.
National Plug-in day is a joint effort of “Plug In America”, the Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association to draw attention to the environmental, economic and other benefits of plug-in electric vehicles.
Through its emphasis on maritime history, the Center for Wooden Boats already actively showcases electric-powered boats that were designed in the 19th and 20th centuries. They plan to use this link with the past as a springboard to advance new, low impact boating technologies to further serve our community and boating enthusiasts.
During the electric boat event at CWB, public rides will be given on the museum’s own clean and quiet running electrical powered boats and volunteer docents will be on hand to discuss the exhibits.
Come see how even historic boats can help save energy:
The Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley Street
Sunday, September 23rd, 2012, 11am to 5pm