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Joyboat is an Electric Day Cruiser You Can Drive With a Joystick

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Great for ponds, lakes and still-water ocean bays, the Joyboat from SKY-YACHT is a 14-foot personal vessel that can seat up to six people for a day of enjoying the water. The simple layout looks more like a plush lounge than it does a boat, and we love the peaceful jaunts the pictures seem to promise. Thanks to the innovative electric dual-motor, the Joyboat is apparently whisper quiet, which allows you to enjoy the day listening to the lapping waters.

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Easily controlled through a joystick interface, this personal-use boat has two yacht fitting options available: Prestige and Standard. Both come with charging modules, battery sets, upholstered mattresses with headrests, swim ladder, railing, and anti-skid decks. The Standard version's dual engines weigh in at 55 pounds, while the Prestige offers a 24V 80-pound setup. Likewise, the Prestige offers touchscreen multimedia control at 7- or 10-inches, autopilot, remote steering, Bluetooth audio module, and GPS. Additional fittings available include a boat trailer, yacht cover, a Bimini top to give some shade on hot days, and a small table for some socializing, game-playing and on-the-water picnicking.

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The Joyboat was designed to thoroughly minimize water resistance, which in turn offers a powered sail time of around eight hours. This means that those content with drifting aimlessly could easily enjoy the sun and water for a full 12 or 16 hours. And, by utilizing those dual-electric motors, any time spent navigating is both relaxing and free from harsh exhaust fumes that plague so many small vessels.

The Joyboat starts at around $9,400 and seems like a great choice for anyone looking for something a little easier than their huge luxury yacht

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Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Donald lives in San Diego County with his wife and three children. He has written for a number of organizations in addition to JustLuxe, including Remy Martin, Yahoo!, Oh!Facts and more. Donald spent five years in the U.S. Navy where he discovered his knack for writing through creating instructional materials and standard operating procedures. Since his honorable discharge in 2009, he has embraced...(Read More)

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