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Tour Peconic Bay Harbor in Glory: Greenport’s Solar-Powered Tour Boat!

May 25th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Tour Peconic Bay Harbor in Greenport's Solar-Powered GloryTour Peconic Bay Harbor in Glory … Greenport’s own, fume-free, virtually silent, environmentally-friendly, solar-powered, electric Fantail launch named Glory, that is!

Glory is a 1990 reproduction of a 30 foot Fantail launch, a style of craft popularized during the late 1800’s as advances in steam, gasoline, naptha, and electric-power allowed for the creation of small power boats. Originally built by the ELCO company, Fantail launches were quite popular with both the public and luminaries of the time like J.P. Morgan, and the Tsar of Russia.

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