Elco News

November 15th, 2011

Elco Motor Yachts Introduces Improved Eco-Friendly Elco E Power Electric Propulsion Systems for Sailboats Up to 50 Feet

Amsterdam, NL November 15, 2011- Elco Motor Yachts will be displaying the new Elco E Power renewable energy system, centered on Elco’s new and improved line of quiet, powerful and efficient AC electric motors.

October 6th, 2011

Elco Motor Yachts and Hunter Marine Introduce the Eco-Friendly Elco E Power Electric Propulsion System for Sailboats Up to 50 Feet

ANNAPOLIS, MD October 6, 2011- The Hunter 27e features the all-new Elco E Power renewable energy system, centered on the Elco EP2000 AC electric motor. The Elco E Power system includes integrated solar, wind and shore power recharging options, which provides the owner with multiple environmentally safe options for recharging the 12-volt AGM batteries. The…
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September 5th, 2011

Elco Motor Yachts and Hunter Marine Introduce the First Totally Integrated, Eco-Friendly Electric Propulsion System for Sailboats Up to 55 Feet

CANNES, FRANCE – September 5, 2011- The new Hunter e36 HYBRID features the all-new Elco E Power hybrid system, featuring the new Elco EP4000 AC electric motor. The E Power system includes an integrated network of high performance recharging options with a range of over 800 nautical miles at five knots cruising speed at a cost of eight cents per nautical mile when under battery power only.

February 24th, 2011

Elco Motor Yachts Headed “Down East”

Athens, NY Nothing says “pleasure boating” like the island-studded Maine coast. And along the Maine coast, nothing says “boat show” like the highly regarded Maine Boat Builders Show, set for Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20 at the Portland Company Complex in the tourist mecca of historic downtown Portland. Representatives of Elco Motor Yachts…
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February 24th, 2011

Meeting the Public is a Pleasure, Whether it’s in the US or France

 Athens, NY The employees of the Elco Motor Yachts company, from management to the manufacturing unit to the sales and marketing staff, are rightfully proud of their unique, “Green” product. This pride is evident when company representatives hit the road, or in the case of the Paris Boat Show, the air, to get out and…
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February 7th, 2011


Athens, NY Whenever somebody mentions perfect combinations, many listeners immediately think of cookies and milk, while others visualize a sunny beach, a comfortable chair and a good book. In the boating world, that perfect combination is Hunter Marine and Elco Motor Yachts of Athens, NY, the team that produced the innovative, highly acclaimed Hunter 27E,…
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February 7th, 2011

Both the Past and the Future Shape the Present for Elco Motor Yachts

Athens, NY Representatives of Elco Motor Yachts, supplier of “green” propulsion systems considered by many to be the wave of the future for pleasure boating, have been busy during the boating “off-season.” They’ve interacted with enthusiasts and industry insiders at boat shows in Seattle, Miami, Atlantic City and New York City, both with and without…
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January 30th, 2011

Elco Motor Yachts Set For Huge Atlantic City Boat Show

Athens, NY Hot off an outstanding reception from both the West Coast boating public and industry insiders at the Seattle Boat Show in late January, Elco Motor Yachts, supplier of the powerplant for the award-winning Hunter 27E, will have a major presence at the Atlantic City Boat Show. Set to run from February 2-6 at…
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January 10th, 2011

Hunter 27e Powered by Elco to be Featured at the Seattle Boat Show; Elco’s West Coast Debut!

ATHENS, NY Snow may be drifting around the Elco Motor Yachts factory in Athens but on the wet coast, boating enthusiasts are gearing up for the traditional kickoff of a new boating season, the annual Seattle Boat Show. Set for January 21-30, the West Coast’s largest boat show will be held in two locations, inside…
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December 23rd, 2010

Awards Season Honors Continue For Revolutionary Hunter 27E – Powered by Elco

ATHENS, NY – The good news continues to roll into the Athens headquarters of Elco Motor Yachts, as the recently introduced Hunter 27E motorized sailboat has been named the Green Award Winner by Sail magazine.