Customer Re-Powers


August 5th, 2014

The Mothership: New Boat Power

The Mothership debuted at The Sydney International Boat Show from July 31 to August 4, 2014. Introducing the MotherShip, a luxury eco-friendly family boating experience. A spacious 45 feet long and 16 feet wide she is propelled by powerful electric motors that are fuelled by solar panels. She sleeps 12 people in comfort. The MotherShip has 3 decks – with…
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June 23rd, 2014

1941 Elco Cruisette Re-power

The original diesel motor, gas tanks, and the majority of the mechanical and electrical components were pulled out. Most of the interior was also removed. The boat was repowered with an EP-10000 electric drive, with a diesel replacement range up to 125 horsepower. The galley and head systems have been replaced with modern conveniences, such as a water…
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June 23rd, 2014

Re-powered Hunter 27 Sailboat

This H-27 Marlow-Hunter sailboat was repowered with an EP-2000 motor, it’s diesel swapped out for a clean, quiet, powerful and green propulsion. The bilge of the boat now is completely quiet while under power, with no vibration, or gas smell on board. The H-27 has 6 new Victron AGM 200 amp/hour batteries, three solar panels and a…
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April 13th, 2014

Work Boat: Re-Power

On April 8th, 2014 the NYSCC Tug (Tender 4) was launched by a huge crane into the mostly iced-over NYS Erie Canal. Once in the water we waited for NYSCC workers to monitor for hull leaks and shaft stuffing leaks. Once cleared, we fired up the Twin EP-10000s at slow rpm and gradually increased to…
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April 8th, 2014

Electric Re-power

Dorset, Canada: Lake of Bays: The museum is completing a ten year restoration project of a 66’ steam powered cabin launch that originally transported people around the lake and to their island camps.  Bigwin will be giving tour boat rides on Lake of Bays all Spring, Summer and Fall. The Museum had the original steam…
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April 8th, 2013

Re-Powering a 1910 Yacht with Electric

SIZING UP THE PROJECT  Late in 2010 David Gillespie approached Huckins Yacht Corporation, an authorized Elco Dealer from Jacksonville Florida for assistance with re-powering his treasured restoration project “Vagabond”, a 1910 Yacht built by Consolidated Shipbuilding. This is when, Jon Hall, entered the picture being Huckins lead designer for nearly thirty years. After visiting the…
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April 1st, 2013

Eric Billington: Elco Motor Owner

As an owner of the Elco 4000 electric motor, I feel impelled to let the world know what an advantage it is and an addition to my boating experience. The very first thing is obviously the savings I experience in not having to purchase fuel. I would be remised if I didn’t add the personal gratification I feel…
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January 13th, 2013

Kym Anquetil: Elco Motor Owner

“I could not be happier with the motor. My experience with Elco has exceeded my expectations. The customer service has been flawless – even when dealing with a 16 hour time difference. Enquires were all answered promptly and transactions were simple. I was updated continuously during the delivery process. The Elco Motor was as easy…
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January 13th, 2013

Dave Westphal: Elco Owner

“The motor offered easy and straight forward installation. We now have a clean motor room and bilge. There are no combustibles so it’s a very safe boat to operate. We have found that the motor allows us to jump on the boat and go! Guest aboard our boat have remarked that it’s so quiet, is it…
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January 13th, 2013

Nick Lamando: Elco Dealer

At the southern tip of New York’s Lake George sits a boatyard with a very specific clientele. “We strictly work with wooden boats here,” says Nick Lamando, manager of Hall’s Boat Corporation, “I guess we’re kind of a niche business.” For some, the term “wooden boat” conjures up images of languid summer days spent puttering…
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