Press Releases

November 1st, 2013

Elco EP-10000 Helps Make New York’s Canals Cleaner

High-power Electric Motor a Useful Repowering Option for Work Boats AMSTERDAM – Nov. 19, 2013 – Elco Motor Yachts, a leader in electric propulsion, today announced a project with the New York State Canal Corporation (“Canal Corporation”), the organization which oversees and maintains the extensive New York State Canal System. Two Elco EP-10000 motors, which…
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September 8th, 2013

Elco Announces Partnership with SailTime

Hunter Vision 360e Hybrid on Display at Annapolis Sailboat Show ANNAPOLIS, MD – Oct. 8, 2013 – Elco Motor Yachts, a leader in electric propulsion systems, today announced a partnership with SailTime® Group LLC, the world leader in fractional boating membership. The partnership has added an Elco powered Marlow-Hunter 36 foot sailboat, the Vision 360e…
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August 8th, 2013

Elco Motor Yachts Launches the EP-10000 Electric Motor

Elco will be at booth #1051 at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Louisville, Kentucky, September 17 – 19, 2013. LOUISVILLE, KY – September 16, 2013 – Elco Motor Yachts, a leader in electric propulsion systems, is launching the EP-10000, its most powerful motor to date, at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference…
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March 31st, 2013

Elco will be exhibiting with Marlow-Hunter on Dock A at the Miami international Boat Show at Miamarina at Bayside, 400 Biscayne Blvd, from February 14-18, 2013.

MIAMI, FLORIDA– 2013 has arrived with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and excitement, it’s been 120 years since Elco introduced the electric motor to boating at the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago. Where more than a million passengers rode the waterways on 55 electric launches. Today, Elco Electric Propulsion Systems are being installed in sail,…
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October 29th, 2012
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Leading the way with a complete plug and play Electric Propulsion System

Athens, NY  – Elco Motor Yachts has just completed two successful exhibitions, one to the industry insiders at the IBEX International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference, and secondly to the East Coast boating public at the Annapolis, United States Sailboat Show, both occurring in early October.   Elco started the year with a Boat of the…
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October 22nd, 2012

Elco Motor Yachts Expands Line of Electric Propulsion Systems and Services for Customers and Installers at IBEX 2012

Elco will be at Booth #349 at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition (IB5EX) in Louisville, Kentucky October 2 thru 4, 2012. LOUISVILLE, KY– October 2, 2012 – The new Elco Motor Yachts EP-10000 delivers all the benefits of Elco’s Electric Propulsion Systems for sail and power boats in a motor comparable to a 100 hp diesel…
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May 8th, 2012

The Elco Electric Powered, Hunter e36 Hybrid will be featured at the Dana Point Boat Show, May 31 – June 3, 2012

ATHENS, NY One of the most anticipated boats of the year will be on hand, the all new Elco Powered, Hunter e36 Hybrid. Recently delivered to Sailtime Orange County in Newport Breach, CA. Chris Jester the Base Manager at Sailtime is excited to share an Environmentally friendly option for his customers. “Sailors enjoy the quiet…
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November 15th, 2011
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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
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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
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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.