January 15th, 2012

London International Boat Show

Trust London Boat Show to bring you the latest in design and innovation from a huge variety of marine suppliers and manufacturers from around the world. Read More

December 11th, 2011

Nautic – Salon Nautique de Paris

The annual event to discover the new models in the nautical world. Read More

November 17th, 2011


METS, the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international marine leisure industry. Read More

October 19th, 2011


IBEX is a professional-only trade show specifically designed for those engaged in the industry. MAATS has consolidated with IBEX and now forms the Aftermarket Pavilion at IBEX. Read More

October 10th, 2011

United States Sailboat Show

The world’s largest show featuring exclusively new sailboats!
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September 25th, 2011

New Legend e36 HYBRID can be seen at the PSP Southampton Boat Show, Mayflower Park

SOUTHAMPTON, UK – September 16, 2011- The new Legend e36 HYBRID features the all new Elco E Power hybrid system, featuring the new Elco EP4000 AC electric motor. Read More

September 11th, 2011

Festival International de la Plaisance de Cannes

Boats, sail and motor, exhibited in water or on land, in the sun or in a fully air-conditioned hall, the Cannes International Boat Show offers you a unique exhibition space adapted to your requirements. Read More

February 7th, 2011

Elco and Hunter Together Again for Miami Boat Show

Athens, NY Whenever somebody mentions perfect combinations, many listeners immediately think of cookies and milk, while others visualize a sunny beach, a comfortable chair and a good book.

In the boating world, that perfect combination is Hunter Marine and Elco Motor Yachts of Athens, NY, the team that produced the innovative, highly acclaimed Hunter 27E, a beautiful sailboat with electric, rather than more traditional gas or diesel, auxiliary power. And just as they did at the recent Seattle Boat Show, boating enthusiasts visiting the upcoming Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail Miami will be able to inspect the Hunter 27E in its natural habitat, “on the water.”

The huge Miami show will run from February 17-21 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, with the Strictly Sail Miami exhibit taking place at the MiaMarina at Bayside, located at 400 Biscayne Blvd. In addition to shuttle buses running from one hour before show opening to one hour after closing each day, for the first time a courtesy Water Shuttle will be offered between the convention center and the marina between the hours of 10 am and 6 pm.

Representatives of Hunter Marine will be on hand at the marina to demonstrate the attributes of their comprehensive product line, which includes crafts ranging from nine to 50 feet, while Elco staff will handle queries about the “zero emission” powerplant in the 27E. A center of attention wherever it is displayed, the 27E was nominated for Boat of the Year honors in the 30′ and Under classification by Cruising World and was awarded the prestigious Green Award by Sail magazine.

The craft’s 3-phase AC electric motor, the equivalent of a 14 hp diesel, produces no noise, vibration, heat or fumes and is powered by batteries that can be recharged by hooking to shore power or by onboard solar panels and a wind generator. Fully charged, the batteries will provide 6-8 hours of propulsion.

The oldest producer of such equipment in the USA, Elco’s rich history dates to the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, for which the company provided a fleet of electric launches.

Show hours at the Convention Center are 10 am to 6 pm on Thursday, February, 17th, 10 am to 8 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and 10-6 on Monday, February 21. The Strictly Sail Miami exhibits at the MiaMarina at Bayside will be open from 10 am to 6 pm daily.

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December 20th, 2010

Annapolis Boat Show 2010

Hunter & Elco Team Up

September 15, 2010

ATHENS, NY – Elco Motor Yachts is pleased to announce it has teamed up with Hunter Marine Corporation to produce and market the Hunter 27 sail boat with AC electric propulsion. The Hunter 27 with electric propulsion will officially be launched at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland USA on the evening of October 7th at an event for Hunter Marine Corporation’s global dealer network.

Elco Motor Yachts is also pleased to announce it will have a display at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, which will feature its new AC electric propulsion system.