Montreal, Canada — July 24, 2023 — Vision Marine Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: VMAR) (“Vision Marine”
or the “Company”), a global leader and innovator within the performance electric recreational boating industry,
proudly announces an exhilarating and game-changing project that is set to revolutionize the boating industry.
Brace yourselves for an extraordinary showcase of sustainable energy as we embark on an awe-inspiring journey
to champion electric power and herald a new era of eco-friendly marine travel.
Passion, innovation, and a relentless commitment to sustainability lie at the core of Vision Marine's audacious
mission. As a forward-thinking pioneer in the green boating movement, we are thrilled to propel sustainable
energy into the spotlight and illuminate the environmental virtues of electric power while revealing the stark
reality of traditional combustion engines in marine propulsion.
Daring, unparalleled, and history-making – Vision Marine is all set to etch its name into the annals of boating
history. We will conquer the longest-known documented electric boat run, an astonishing 1,050 nautical miles
from the picturesque shores of Norfolk, Virginia, to the vibrant heart of Miami, Florida. With sheer grit and
cutting-edge electric propulsion technology, we will break barriers, ignite imaginations, and inspire a global call
to embrace eco-friendly practices.
At the helm of this momentous expedition stands Patrick Bobby, Vision Marine's visionary co-founder and head
of Performance and Special Projects. With unwavering dedication, he passionately champions clean energy and a
sustainable future for our precious seas and oceans. Our voyage is more than a remarkable feat; it is a statement
that electric boats can accomplish extraordinary distances, leaving a minimal environmental footprint and
preserving the natural wonders that define our world.
Equipped with a triumphant array of 3,000W solar panel cells, our groundbreaking electric boat is primed to soar
with autonomy under the sunny skies. With twin electric propulsion at its heart, it will gracefully navigate the US
East Coast intercoastal, showcasing the true prowess of its bespoke Wired Pontoon and proprietary Lithium
At the helm of this epic expedition stand two intrepid and seasoned sailors, Francois Légaré and Sylvie
Latendresse, ready to steer our voyage to greatness. Accompanying them is the brilliant Vincent Prévost, Brand &
Communication Director for Vision Marine Technologies, capturing every triumphant moment as we surge
This monumental journey is not just for the intrepid few; we extend a heartfelt invitation to media outlets,
esteemed partners, steadfast friends, and passionate supporters to join us on this extraordinary run. Embark on this
exhilarating adventure, as our boat makes remarkable stops along the way, and experience the excitement
firsthand. Witness our triumphs, challenges, and everything in between, on our dynamic YouTube channel
(youtube.com/VisionMarineTechnologies) and other captivating platforms.
As we navigate the vast and majestic waters from Virginia to Miami, a mesmerizing tale of innovation, hope, and
sustainable power will unfold. Brace yourself for an epic journey like no other, where Vision Marine Technologies
transcends boundaries, captures hearts, and inspires a global wave of eco-consciousness.
Vision Marine Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VMAR), strives to be a guiding force for change and an ongoing driving factor in fighting the problems associated with waterway pollution by disrupting the traditional boating industry with electric power, in turn directly contributing to zero pollution, zero emission and a noiseless environment. Our flagship outboard powertrain (“E-Motion™”) is the first fully electric purpose-built outboard powertrain system that combines an advanced battery pack, inverter, and high efficiency motor with proprietary union assembly between the transmission and the electric motor design utilizing extensive control software. Our E-Motion™ and related technologies used in this powertrain system are uniquely designed to improve the efficiency of the outboard powertrain and, as a result, enhance both range and performance. Vision Marine continues to design, innovate, manufacture, and sell handcrafted, high performance, environmentally friendly, electric recreational power boats to customers. The design and technology applied to our boats results in far greater enhanced performance
in general, higher speeds, and longer range. Simply stated, a smoother ride than a traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) motorboat.