News & Events


Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo

A truly global event, with exhibitors and visitors from all over the world, Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Florida is the only exhibition and conference that will showcase these emerging efficient propulsion technologies and components to an audience of propulsion system designers, vessel owners and operators, boat builders, engine manufacturers, naval architects and military fleet operators/chiefs.

IBEX International Boatbuilders Exhibition & Conference

  If you build, design, service, or sell boats or marine products, IBEX is your must-attend marine event. If it’s new, improved, advanced, and innovative for the marine industry, you’ll find it at IBEX. The world’s leading technical boat-building showcase, IBEX delivers a unique forum where the marine industry can do business, share ideas, and accelerate…
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Elco Electric Elite Fishing Series

  The first stop of the Elco Electric Elite Fishing Series was a huge success, with over 40 boats ascending on Lake Garner in Georgia Elco debuted its 9.9 HP electric motor. The Elco was by far the fastest motor on the water, the winners of the tournament Bobby Hood and Jason Burkholder took home…
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Elco Is Going Fishing!

Electric-only lakes are quickly becoming the go-to destination for fishing clubs across the country. Elco has been helping boaters enjoy a clean, quiet cruising experience with its line of electric motors for more than 100 years, and now the team is getting ready to cast its first line in an electric-only fishing tournament by partnering…
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May 10th, 2015

2015 Top Products of the Year

Elco EP Parallel Hybrid Electric System In Boating Industry’s annual listing of the top products in the marine community, you’ll find a wide variety of products from boats to accessories, from engines to apps. These products were all introduced or significantly updated since the beginning of 2014. From hundreds of nominations, they were chosen based on many factors…
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January 24th, 2015


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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July 17th, 2012

Electric and Hybrid Boats

See the full article by John Adey on The electric/hybrid boat market is heating up with new models as well as repower options. Should your next boat be a hybrid? Nuts & Bolts — Voltage & Charging The common elements with all these installations are large, expensive battery banks. In many cases these are…
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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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