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!

February 11th, 2016

Beating the Competition with Elco Electric Motors

Catch of the Day: For many fishermen competing on inland lakes, the question isn’t whether or not to repower their vessel with an electric propulsion system, but which type of motor they should choose. Anglers who regularly compete in tournaments push their equipment longer and much harder than the average boater, so we interviewed Walt…
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November 15th, 2015

Electric Motor Giveaway makes a Splash

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Steve Keblinsky has been taking passengers sailing on schooners and friendship sloops for many years, doing business as Downeast Sailing Adventures. On sunset sails in Southwest Harbor in summers past, he said, when he had to fire up the old diesel engine in his 1964 Phillip J. Nichols Friendship sloop Surprise to head back…
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July 22nd, 2015

Way Back “Whensday” 1925

Way Back “Whensday” takes us to 1925. Elco’s award winning advertising was in many many magazines across the world, telling tales of adventures aboard an Elco. The ad reads… -and what a summer for the children! Close that city apartment, that suburban home-and live all summer on an Elco Cruisette! Hundreds of families in the…
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June 20th, 2015

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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March 22nd, 2015

Miami Cruise Day a Huge Success

Thank you all who came and tested the Beneteau Hybrid Trawler by Elco. The skies were blue and we were green cruising in the 34 foot trawler – clean, pure electric power. Elco worked closely with Beneteau and Cummins Diesel for the perfect fit and turned to ZF Transmissions to offer flip of the switch operation from diesel to…
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February 8th, 2015

Trawler Hybrid Cruises in Miami

Join us for a private cruise in Miami aboard the Beneteau Swift Trawler Hybrid powered by Elco Electric and a Cummins Diesel. With a flip of a switch, you can from from silent, clean, and pure electric power to diesel. Friday Saturday Sunday February 13-15: 9 AM – 6 PM Monday February 16: 9 AM –…
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January 26th, 2015

Winter Cruise

It’s never too late for a ride, especially when it’s on 100% pure electric power. It might have been cold, it might have been really cold, but the team at Elco was still enjoying the rip around the lake.