Press Releases

February 24th, 2011

Elco Motor Yachts Headed “Down East”

Athens, NY Nothing says “pleasure boating” like the island-studded Maine coast. And along the Maine coast, nothing says “boat show” like the highly regarded Maine Boat Builders Show, set for Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20 at the Portland Company Complex in the tourist mecca of historic downtown Portland. Representatives of Elco Motor Yachts…
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February 24th, 2011

Meeting the Public is a Pleasure, Whether it’s in the US or France

¬†Athens, NY The employees of the Elco Motor Yachts company, from management to the manufacturing unit to the sales and marketing staff, are rightfully proud of their unique, “Green” product. This pride is evident when company representatives hit the road, or in the case of the Paris Boat Show, the air, to get out and…
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February 7th, 2011


Athens, NY Whenever somebody mentions perfect combinations, many listeners immediately think of cookies and milk, while others visualize a sunny beach, a comfortable chair and a good book. In the boating world, that perfect combination is Hunter Marine and Elco Motor Yachts of Athens, NY, the team that produced the innovative, highly acclaimed Hunter 27E,…
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February 7th, 2011

Both the Past and the Future Shape the Present for Elco Motor Yachts

Athens, NY Representatives of Elco Motor Yachts, supplier of “green” propulsion systems considered by many to be the wave of the future for pleasure boating, have been busy during the boating “off-season.” They’ve interacted with enthusiasts and industry insiders at boat shows in Seattle, Miami, Atlantic City and New York City, both with and without…
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January 30th, 2011

Elco Motor Yachts Set For Huge Atlantic City Boat Show

Athens, NY Hot off an outstanding reception from both the West Coast boating public and industry insiders at the Seattle Boat Show in late January, Elco Motor Yachts, supplier of the powerplant for the award-winning Hunter 27E, will have a major presence at the Atlantic City Boat Show. Set to run from February 2-6 at…
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January 10th, 2011

Hunter 27e Powered by Elco to be Featured at the Seattle Boat Show; Elco’s West Coast Debut!

ATHENS, NY Snow may be drifting around the Elco Motor Yachts factory in Athens but on the wet coast, boating enthusiasts are gearing up for the traditional kickoff of a new boating season, the annual Seattle Boat Show. Set for January 21-30, the West Coast’s largest boat show will be held in two locations, inside…
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December 23rd, 2010

Awards Season Honors Continue For Revolutionary Hunter 27E – Powered by Elco

ATHENS, NY – The good news continues to roll into the Athens headquarters of Elco Motor Yachts, as the recently introduced Hunter 27E motorized sailboat has been named the Green Award Winner by Sail magazine.

December 15th, 2010

Hunter Marine Corp. and Elco Motor Yachts Combine Technologies to Earn “Boat of the Year” Nomination

ATHENS, NY – The entertainment industry is currently honoring its finest performers with Golden Globe and Oscar nominations. In a similar vein, the marine world’s equivalent, nominees for the prestigious 18th annual Cruising World “Boat of the Year” awards, are also receiving worldwide recognition. Elco Motor Yachts of Athens, NY, America’s oldest producer of electric…
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September 15th, 2010

Hunter & Elco Team Up

ATHENS, NY – Elco Motor Yachts is pleased to announce it has teamed up with Hunter Marine Corporation to produce and market the Hunter 27 sail boat with AC electric propulsion. The Hunter 27 with electric propulsion will officially be launched at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland USA on the evening of…
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