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N. Carolina company hopes electric boats will become a trend

Record gas prices are keeping some boat owners docked, and sending boat sales off the deep end.

It's the perfect time to start a boat company, says Frank Jones: At least if your company is called Carolina Electric Boats.

The small business is a rarity among the state's more than 100 boat manufacturers because its boats rely on electric motors for propulsion instead of gas or diesel engines.

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