Elco News

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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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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