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November 4th, 2017

Electric Outboards – So what do they sound like?

A lot of people ask what our electric outboards sound like. Happy boating. 

August 10th, 2017

Elco on display in Clayton Boat Show

August 3-6 in Clayton, NY, at the 53rd Annual  Antique Boat Museum Show, Elco had a major presence both indoors and outdoors, in both land and in-water. On the docks: Spindrift III, a 1929 46’ Elco Cruiser owned by Doug Reicher and Camille Tisdel of Syracuse, NY  took Top Preservation honors; Laura, the Elco-repowered 1895…
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July 28th, 2017

Elco Teams up with Engineering Students

The Stevens Institute of Technology rookie team had a very successful run at the Solar Splash Boat Competition.  The solar boat team took home several trophies in their debut using a hull powered by Elco Electric Propulsion. On June 11, 2017 Spenser Swanton, Austin Swain and Mason Reimer raced Stevens first ever solar boat in…
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July 18th, 2017

Elco in Old Forge, New York

On July 15 in Old Forge NY, at the 27th Fulton Chain Rendezvous, ACBS Adirondack Chapter members Deke and Carol Morrison displayed their recently restored 1895 launch, Laura, repowered with an Elco inboard EP-12. The launch, made by the “Gas Engine and Power Company” took top honors as Best Historic and People’s Choice. Originally powered…
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May 7th, 2017

Electric National Championship

The Electric Bass Angling National Championship is off and running. Many events have not yet been completed. However, several of the southern clubs have held multiple EBANC events, and three of the northern clubs will begin their events in June. Each competing club will hold five National Championship events. The National Champion will be crowned…
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February 11th, 2017

Electric Bass Angling National Championship

Electric Bass Angling Clubs throughout the United States are being invited to participate in this first ever National Championship. Members of participating clubs will earn National Ranking Points simply by participating in their club events. Each participating club will designate 5 of their events as Elco National Championship events*. Club members will earn National Ranking…
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February 10th, 2017

Anglers praise Elco Electric Motors

“Elco produces phenomenal electric outboard motors. I have had the pleasure of using the EP14 and EP20. Both of these outboards perform extraordinarily well under the extreme conditions of tournament bass fishing. Excellent power, efficiency, reliability, and economy make Elco my top choice of outboard motors. Nothing else comes close!” Walt Marchant, President Baltimore Metro…
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November 11th, 2016

Elco Electric Outboards are the choose of OEMs and Dealers

Today we made a decision to go with Elco Electric outboards; we’ve been looking at other branded products for the past 12-16 months. We narrowed it down to Elco, we have an increase in customers coming in the dealership and asking for Electric Propulsion. Old Salt Marine had to get involved to meet the customer’s…
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March 5th, 2016

Electric Outboard Install

The Elco Electric Outboard motor comes with everything you need to “Plug and Play”. Follow the steps in your manual and use this video as a guide to hook up your new Elco electric outboard motor. And if you ever questions just call 1-877-411-ELCO.  

March 1st, 2016

Elco Electric Parallel Hybrid: Beneteau ST-34

Elco’s parallel–hybrid lets you enjoy the roar of diesel power on open water and relax with a quiet, environmentally-friendly cruise in channels, rivers and lakes. The Elco parallel-hybrid also provides added security of a second motor for single-engine vessels. Now you can enjoy the best of both worlds!