Electric Motor Benefits

  • The Elco motor will never pollute our environment.
  • Less dependency on foreign oil.
  • No oil in the bilge which could be pumped overboard accidently
  • No exhaust fumes being admitted into the environment
  • No noise pollution
  • Batteries can be recycled at the end of their life.
  • No used oil to dispose of
  • Zero carbon footprint if you charge by solar or wind.
  • Cruise all day, charge overnight for pennies – day after day.
  • Elco motor fits on standard engine mounts.
  • Never needs a tune-up. No need to winterize.
  • No spare parts need to be purchased.
  • Available for conventional shaft connections applications and sail drive units.
  • Long term storage – no worry about motor rusting from sitting or non operation.
  • Easily sized (horsepower rating) for boats from 15ft to 50+ft.
  • Batteries can be charged with commonly available 120/240 vac, 30/15 amp 60/50 Hz electrical service outlets
  • Components are “plug-n-play” for quick and easy diagnosis, services and replacement.
  • More efficient (at comparable size and horsepower) than a gas/diesel engine.
  • Smaller in total size compared to a gas/diesel engine.
  • No gas, no noise, no fumes.
  • The Elco motor is silent.
  • Real time energy gauge monitors the status of the batteries and remaining cruising duration.
  • Runs cool so it will not heat up your cabin.
  • Clean electricity is far more available than marine fuel stations.
  • No more fear of onboard fuel fire.
  • No more fear of carbon monoxide poising.
  • The Elco motor is very reliable with only one moving part.
  • Your boat will have a clean, odor free bilge.
  • An Elco motor has no belts, pulleys or external moving parts.
  • Pride of ownership because you are “green”

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