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An 80-pound inflatable electric boat that can fit into a backpack might sound outlandish, but more than a thousand of Clint Donaldson’s GoBoat 2.0’s sold in the four months after his invention’s June release. “Our market seems to be mostly women and fishermen,” the GoBoat CEO says. The single-person vehicle, which takes minutes to set up, is made of the same material inflatable stand-up paddleboards are produced from. It’s powered by an electric trolling motor that works on up to two batteries. Donaldson says that a two-person version is coming next year.

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