New UVM Research Vessel Under Construction

Aerial photo of a boat and the wake trailing behind it.

A new state-of-the art research boat for the University of Vermont and will launch in 2022! Photo by Edmont. Wiki Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The University of Vermont (UVM) plans to replace its aging research boat with a hybrid electric “model of seaworthy sustainability”. The quiet, low-emission vessel will be able to run on electric power for two hours and be used as a floating classroom and laboratory for lake education and science. Click here to read more on the UVM website.