In Stockholm, a new generation of electric boats is making waves.
- Sweden’s recreational boating sector is one of the largest in the world per capita.
- Inhabitants of the Swedish capital, an archipelago of 14 islands connected by 57 bridges, have a long history of using watercraft to get around. With an estimated fleet of 756,000 leisure craft
- Swedish startup Candela has designed fully electric, zero-carbon hydrofoils. The company says it sold more than 100 of its C-8 model, a 28-foot leisure boat, within six months of launching in August 2021. Its passenger ferries — unveiled on June 22 — are expected to hit the water next year.
by Rebecca Cairns, CNN
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