Elco News

September 9th, 2018

Elco Owner of the Month September

I don’t live on an electric lake or anything like that, I just wanted to do an electric boat project. My wife and I own have a couple Teslas, I have friends that work in solar, and I’m interested in that whole technology. I bought the boat for $300 because it had a hardtop and…
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August 22nd, 2018

Elco-Powered Boats Win High Honors in Clayton

Historic launches, re-powered with electric propulsion by Elco Motor Yachts, continue to win big at the Clayton Antique Boat Museum’s annual show events. Last year it was Laura, the gorgeous 1895, 25-foot launch built by the Gas & Electric Co. and re-powered by Elco Motor Yachts, that turned heads on the docks and won the award for…
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August 11th, 2018

Elco Owner of the Month

This month, we’d like to highlight Jim Merz, from Fort Wayne, Indiana, as August’s Port Elco Club Member of the Month. This is a special boat to our family. It’s a molded fiberglass boat built in 1958 and my in-laws bought it when they got married to use on their honeymoon. I just renovated the…
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June 19th, 2018

Elco Now Offering Livorsi Marine Throttles

Elco is happy to announce that we now offer Livorsi top-mount throttles on our outboard models. An industry-leader in throttle controls and marine products, the new Livorsi throttles offer direct drive of waterproof throttle position sensors, resulting in a faster response time and providing users with complete control of their boat.    They are completely redesigned, smaller and lighter…
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June 8th, 2018

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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June 4th, 2018

Elco Owner of the Month

Dorena Radomski I have an 18ft Apex pontoon, and when I got my boat I knew I wanted to get an electric motor so that I could use it on Strawberry Lake in Michigan, where I boat, and which doesn’t allow gas engines. I looked around and researched a few engines, and I decided that…
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February 12th, 2018

Central Park NYC aboard an Elco Electric Yacht

Central Park Conservancy recently rebuilt and installed new boat landings to replace those constructed in the 1970s, which were nearing the end of their useful life. The new landings are more faithful recreations of the original designs and represent Rustic and Victorian styles. As part of the project, the Conservancy also built and re-installed a…
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December 17th, 2017

We Have A Winner

“We are pleased to announce that the Elco EP-14 Outboard Motor Giveaway Contest has come to a close. Thank you to all of our fans for the overwhelming interest in our electric marine propulsion systems as we have received over 6,000 entrants from across the globe.  Congratulations to Brent Baker from North Carolina as the winner…
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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. 

October 17th, 2017

Outboard Motor Giveaway

We’re giving away an Elco 14HP Electric Outboard Motor to one lucky winner! How to Enter: 1. Like us on Facebook or Instagram 2. Click the link and sign up to enter: http://woobox.com/bou2s2 Winner will be selected and contacted on December 15, 2017.    CONTEST RULES: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND…
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