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New York Boat Show

Tens of thousands of boating and fishing enthusiasts start their season at the Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show. With its 110-year history the show is recognized as THE place to see the latest and greatest in boating.  You name it you’ll see it here first—everything from yachts and cruisers to bass and pontoon boats, from…
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2015 Event Calendar

• New York Boat Show: January 21-25, 2015 | Javits Center • Vancouver International Boat Show: January 21-25, 2015   • Seattle Boat Show: January 23-February 1 You will find Elco Motor Yachts or one of our Dealers at the following boat shows for 2015. Come see our inboard and outboard electric motors. Please email Dean Heinemann…
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International Work Boat Show

Find us at booth 4013 The commercial marine industry is vast and with fluctuating market sectors, it’s continuously changing. Staying ahead of change and keeping your business profitable can be tough.  There’s one event where you can meet face-to-face with thousands of colleagues and suppliers while sourcing and researching new products, technologies and ideas, and…
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2014-10-30

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Find us at booth number 1045 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the “Yachting Capital of the World” will host the 55th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 30-Nov 3, 2014. Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. A wide variety of boats and sea vessels will be on display…
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2014-10-23

Strictly Sail Long Beach: Oct 23-26

If you love sailing you can’t afford to miss this four-day sailing event—It’s Southern California’s best place to see, board and buy sailboats, sailing gear and accessories. Shop, compare and save on all your favorite brands. Elco Electric Motors New & brokerage sailboats—both mono- and multihulls ranging in sizes from 6 to over 76 feet. Sailing…
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January 24th, 2015

THE FUTURE: ELECTRIC BOATS

Yachting Magazine, December 2014: by Vincent Daniello When will battery-powered craft become practical? Sooner than you think. President grover cleveland pushed a button and the world changed. He was in Chicago at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition celebrating Christopher Columbus’ first voyage. For the first time on a large scale, 11,000 kilowatts of electricity illuminated 250,000 electric…
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June 18th, 2014

Elco powers first all-electric workboat in Erie Canal

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Press Office June 17, 2014 Albany, NY (June 17, 2014) – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of an all-electric dredge tender work boat on the Erie Canal in the Utica area. The project is the result of a partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority…
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February 5th, 2014

Strictly Sail Long Beach: Oct 23-26

If you love sailing you can’t afford to miss this four-day sailing event—It’s Southern California’s best place to see, board and buy sailboats, sailing gear and accessories. Shop, compare and save on all your favorite brands. Elco Electric Motors New & brokerage sailboats—both mono- and multihulls ranging in sizes from 6 to over 76 feet. Sailing…
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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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January 16th, 2013

34′ 1941 Elco Cruisette: Repower

  Something Old, Something New Converting to Elco Electric Drive System Work is underway at Hall’s Boat Company, Lake George, NY to restore this mid-sized cabin cruiser and replace its mammoth eight-cylinder Chrysler gasoline engine with an Elco EP-10000 (100 HP) Electric Drive. Technical staff from Elco are supporting the crew at Hall’s on the…
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October 4th, 2012
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Elco will be exhibiting with Marlow-Hunter Marine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Elco Motor Yachts Expands Line of Electric Motors and Services for Customers and Installers Elco will be exhibiting with Hunter-Marlow Marine on Dock A at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, MD October 4-8. ANNAPOLIS, MD– October 4, 2012 – Elco Motor Yachts, a leader in electric propulsion systems, will announce …
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October 3rd, 2012

Elco at the US Sailboat Show in Annapolis

  For sailing enthusiasts, it doesn’t get any better than this. The 43rdAnnual United States Sailboat Show starts this Thursday, October 4 andruns through Sunday the 8th. Held in Annapolis, MD, the home of the USNaval Academy, the show’s website touts this event as “…the place tobuy, sell, or dream.” Fifty thousand guests are expected…
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May 5th, 2012
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Open House – Shop Talk

Lake George, New York – Hall’s Boat Corporation is hosting an Open House on Saturday, May 12 from 11-1PM. Join Mr. Joe Fleming, one of the founders of ACBS, past owner of Elco Electric Launch and now design engineer at Elco Motor Yachts for the new modern Elco motors. Joe will discuss the history of…
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April 18th, 2012

More Mojo in Miami

Great article on the Miami International Boat show from Soundings Trade Only, “the Daily news for Marine Industry Professionals”.  Elco Motor Yachts, the Athens, N.Y., electric motor manufacturer, showcased its EP4000 AC on the Hunter e36 Hybrid sailboat. “There’s no smoke, no noise, no vibration,” Elco senior vice president Kevin Kearns says. The AC motor…
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April 15th, 2012
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Portland Boatbuilders Show

by Eugene Story ELCO, Maine Electric Boats and the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard participated together at the Maine Boatbuilders show this year. The Boat Builders Show is a very special show in that it brings together boatbuilders, those that professionally maintain boats and serious boaters. There are very few at the show who do not have…
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