How To Measure An Outboard Shaft Length [Correctly]
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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. The correct shaft length will ensure that the propellor produces maximum thrust. An outboard shaft length is measured differently from trolling motor shaft…

Long Shaft vs Short Shaft Outboard Motors [Which?]

Long Shaft vs Short Shaft Outboard Motors [Which?]

The correct shaft length ensures that the outboard motor operates efficiently and effectively. A motor with a shaft that is too short may cavitate, leading to poor performance and potential damage, while one that is too long can cause the boat to drag or handle poorly. Measuring the right shaft length involves considering the transom height…

What Is The Most Powerful Electric Outboard Motor?
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What Is The Most Powerful Electric Outboard Motor?

The current holder of the most powerful electric outboard motor is the Evoy Storm 300 HP, and they are set to deliver a new outboard this year called the Hurricane that will deliver a whopping 400 HP. The previous holder of that title was, the E-Motion 180E by Vision Marine Technologies. Not only does Vision…

Bixpy Vs Torqeedo | Which Should You Buy?

Bixpy Vs Torqeedo | Which Should You Buy?

If you are a first-time buyer considering electric motors, your choice between Bixpy and Torqeedo will hinge on your use case. For instance, some kayaks, such as the Vibe Shearwater 125, are “Bixpy ready,” meaning they are designed to integrate seamlessly with the Bixpy motor system. Conversely, if your vessel is better suited for heavier-duty applications or…

ePropulsion Vs Torqeedo | Which Should You Buy?

Your choice between ePropulsion and Torqeedo may ultimately depend on your specific boating requirements, be it power, efficiency, affordability, or technology integration. As the viability of electric outboard engines grows, both brands continue to innovate, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible on the water. This article looks at both ePropulsion and Torqeeedo as brands overall. I’ve…

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. Understanding the differences between trolling motors and outboards is crucial for making an informed decision that caters to…

Electric Outboard Motors Guide For [1st-time] Buyer’s

You might find yourself at a crossroads, contemplating and asking yourself, will boating become electric? While I’ve always had a penchant for two-stroke engines, the appeal of electric motors goes beyond just environmental benefits; their design and operation exude a certain sophistication that’s hard to ignore. The cost and range have historically been stumbling blocks,…

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