Motor Boat & Yachting – RS Pulse 58: Can this all-electric RIB bring battery power into the mainstream?

British sailing boat manufacturer RS plans to revolutionise the RIB market with its battery-powered Pulse 58

The race to build the first mass market all-electric sportsboat is hotting up with brands like RAND, X-Shore, Frauscher, Nimbus, DutchCraft and Avon all competing for the potentially lucrative prize. However, a radical new entry from British dinghy manufacturer RS Sailing could yet pip them all to the post.

The Pulse 58 is a pure electric RIB that uses proven automotive components matched to a revolutionary new drive system in a lightweight recyclable hull to steal a march on its competitors in terms of efficiency, sustainability and, crucially, price. Whereas most of its rivals cost upwards of €200,000, the all-new RS Pulse 58 costs less than half that at €99,950…

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