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How To Measure An Outboard Shaft Length [Correctly]

The measurement of an electric outboard motor shaft must include the transom height, the propellor’s radius, and an additional margin of between 4 to 10 inches to allow for different hull shapes. šŸ”‘ Key Takeaways 1ļøāƒ£ To ensure optimum performance, the electric outboard motor must be set up correctly, and one of the critical measurements…

Long Shaft Vs Short Shaft Outboard | What’s The Difference

The main difference between a long-shaft outboard motor and a short-shaft motor outboard is the length of the shaft. šŸ”‘ Key Takeaways: 1ļøāƒ£ The optimal shaft length of the outboard motor is determined by measuring the required height of the transom and then matching this with the most suitable model. 2ļøāƒ£ Fitting the most appropriate…

How Long Does An Electric Boat Motor Last?

Depending on the electric motor model, frequency of usage, brand, and maintenance, it will have a life expectancy of five to fifteen years. Like combustion engines, electric motors come in different sizes and power levels. So, electric motors on the market are sold with different designs and batteries. These factors affect the motor’s life expectancy….

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What Is The Most Powerful Electric Outboard Motor?

It is the E-Motion 180E by Vision Marine Technologies. Vision Marine Technologies also held this title with its previous motor, the Evoy Pro. Ever wondered how fast an electric outboard motor could go compared to traditional internal combustion engines and if they could compete? Keep reading to find out! I’ll also go through the most…

A [Brief] Guide To Charging Boat Batteries With Solar Panels

This article discusses the principles that must be followed when installing solar panels on a boat. We also highlight factors to consider when choosing the solar panels, batteries, and other components that make up a solar battery charger system. The rise of electric outboard (and inboard) marine motors has created a new dictionary with previously…

How Do You Hook Up Solar Panels To A Boat Battery?

This article discusses the basic steps needed to be followed for solar installation, including panels, on a boat. The wiring of the system is also outlined. Keep reading as we install a complex solar system of more than one Thin-Film Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS) panel on a horizontal, fixed-mount. To be used on our…

Bixby Vs Torqeedo | Which Should You Buy?

In this article, we evaluate and compare four ultralight electric outboard motors, namely the Bixpy J-2 Motor, against three Torqeedo trolling motors (Ultralight 403 A, Ultralight 403 AC, Ultralight 1103 AC.) The ultralight (3hp and less) electric outboard motor market is well-serviced by several manufacturers, each of which offers viable products for small vessels (such…

EPropulsion Vs Torqeedo | Which Should You Buy?

This article compares the low-power (1 ā€“ 6 hp) Torqeedo electric outboard motor range with the units manufactured by EPropulsion. With the skyrocketing price of gas and the growing need to protect the planet, the time seems to have finally arrived for electric outboards to find their place in the sun. šŸ—ļø Key Takeaways 1ļøāƒ£…

Torqeedo Vs Minn Kota | Which Should You Buy?

The product ranges from Torqeedo and Min Kota electric motor manufacturers are aimed at two very different markets. While they both produce electric outboard engines for leisure craft, only one product in each range overlaps the other. With the ever-increasing price of gas and the need to reduce carbon emissions, an alternative power source for…

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