Elco News

June 6th, 2013

Elco Electric System: Cool, Quiet & Smooth!

The entire propulsion system, excluding instrument panel and batteries is contained in a water tight cast aluminum finned housing that contains all of the electronics, AC motor, and safety devices, as well as side flanges that allows the system to be mounted directly in place of a typical marine diesel nor gas engine, by virtue…
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April 11th, 2013

Canals of Amsterdam: Waterway of the Month

Elco’s waterway this month are the canals of Amsterdam, one of Netherland’s top tourist attractions. These canals are included on the UNESCO World Heritage list, are monumental to the Dutch mercantile spirit, and a symbol of the Golden Age. There is no better way to experience Amsterdam then by boat! In recent times, the number…
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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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March 12th, 2013

Richard B. Russell Lake: Waterway of the Month

  Elco’s waterway this Month is Richard B. Russell Lake located on the Savannah River bordering Georgia and South Carolina. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers originally constructed this man made lake which now visited by more than 1 million people per year for a variety of activities such as water sports, hunting, hiking, picnicking,…
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February 23rd, 2013

Wallowa Lake, Oregon: Waterway of the Month

  Elco’s waterway this month is Wallowa Lake, in Oregon. Known as “The Crown Jewel of Eastern Oregon”, this small lake contains extremely clean water and is surrounded by the stunning Eagle Cap Mountains. Wallowa Lake is generally calm, making it a great place for electric motorized boating. Why is this our waterway you ask?…
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February 8th, 2013

Elco at the Miami International Boat Show

Come take Sea-Trials aboard the Elco powered Hunter-Marlow 36′ hybrid on Tuesday the 19th. Call 1-877-411-ELCO or email kkearns@elcomotoryachts.com   We hope to see you in Miami see the map below to see where we will be located.  

February 3rd, 2013

Win an Adirondack Dream Vacation

Elco is celebrating 120 of producing marine electric propulsion in 2013, to say thank you, one Elco fan will win an Adirondack Vacation at Hall’s Boat Corporation for a group of 4. The Goal is Elcomotoryachts must hit 1893 Facebook fans in 2013. At the end of the calendar year if we’ve reached our goal…
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January 22nd, 2013

Elco Waterway: Adams Lake State Park

Elco’s waterway this week is Adam’s Lake State Park. Located in Ohio’s bluegrass region, its one of the state’s most scenic and biologically interesting areas. This lake lies in an area rich in natural diversity with many unique plants and animals. Why is it our waterway you ask? Aside from being a beautiful lake wedged…
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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 24th, 2012

Brad and Mike Pease: Boat Builders, Elco Owners

  During their summers growing up on Cape Cod, Brad and Mike Pease spent as many hours on the water as they did squabbling at the dock while cleaning and caring for their grandfather’s Amesbury skiff. While the  personalities of Brad “the dreamer” and Mike “the nuts and bolts guy,” have clashed over the years,…
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