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Hybrid Sportsman 38 Powered by Elco

Hybrid Sportsman 38 Powered by Elco

The Silence of the Wind. Speed of a Gazelle. Beauty of a Woman. From Huckins Yachts The Sportsman 38, Huckins newest yacht, is leading the way into a new era of production and has something for everyone. This beautiful combination of yesteryear and the future proves...

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Jeff Reese and The Black Pearl

Jeff Reese and The Black Pearl

Jeff Reese has been tournament bass fishing since 1981 when he began competing on Georgia’s B.A.S.S. Nation trail. Winners in those club-hosted tournaments go on to compete in bigger events, and before long, Reese was a perennial Top 6 team competitor in Georgia’s...

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Finger Lakes Boating Museum: New York

With an amazing history dating back to 1924, the PAT II  makes waves with the future of boating with an All-Electric Dive from Elco. With an air-cooled Elco EP-40 motor, the PAT II has a cruising speed of 6.5 knots and a maximum speed of just around 10 knots,...

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Bill Whitmore: New Jersey

We chose an Elco EP-5 for our “new” 14’ 1959 Lone Star to provide quiet morning and evening cruises.  The family loves it, as does Hamish our Westie.  It now glides fumeless around a small New Jersey lake.

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Silver Springs State Park: Florida

St. Johns Ship Building of Jacksonville Florida delivered a totally electric glass bottom tour boat “Chief Potackee Betty Mae Tiger Jump” to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Agency in June. Designed by Lay, Pitman & Associates, the new aluminum...

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Terry Spencer: Oklahoma

As a long-time bass angler accustomed to big horsepower bass rigs---I’ve been incredibly pleased with the outcome of my “electric motor only” fishing rig. It gets the job done, moves quickly, is quiet and reliable. The 5 HP Elco with 2-24 V lithium batteries can run...

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Elco Working with Matin Flory

ALL-ELECTRIC TOUR BOAT ADA-COMPLIANT  For nearly 150 years, visitors to Florida's freshwater Silver Springs have been captivated by the area's underwater beauty from within glass-bottomed boats. Florida State Parks' newest vessel in its fleet is its first...

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Dave Rollman: Wisconsin

I have now owned my Elco for one full season and it operated flawlessly. I have it mounted to a 14’ x 6’ mini-toon and I really like the performance of the EP-9.9. Most of my neighbors are using a small trolling motor that has much less power, paid about the same...

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New York State Tug Boat: New York

Twin EP-100 Inboard The NYSCC Tug was launched into the mostly iced-over NYS Erie Canal…The vessel performed beautifully. If there were any doubters there earlier, there were none by the time the tug returned and tied up. Once in the water, we waited for NYSCC workers...

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The Electric Elite

Tournament Location:  Rocky Mountain PFA Rome, Georgia Team Elco: Taylor Smith Patricia Payton Boat: Tracker Pro 16 Motor: EP-20TL

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2020 Champions have been crowned!

2020 Champions have been crowned!

2020 Electric Bass Angling National Champions have been crowned! Kevin Hollasch and Matt Elliott, members of the Baltimore Metro Reservoir Anglers club, are the 2020 Electric Bass Angling National Champions. The team of Kevin Hollasch and Matt Elliott has accomplished...

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Elco Performance

One of the most historic names in American Boating History brings you the most powerful line-up of Outboard & Inboard Electric Motors. We can re-power your wooden boat today!

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Tournament Director’s Report 2019

Tournament Director’s Report 2019

2019 Electric Bass Angling National Championship Sponsored by Elco Motor Yachts I am happy to report that all participating clubs have submitted their results for the 2019 Electric Bass Angling National Championship (EBANC). With the participation of nearly 600...

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Earth Day Special

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Elco Owner of the Month November

I have an Elco EP-9.9 on my 20ft Encore Bentley pontoon. We live in a private “electric only” lake community. Our community wants to keep the lake as clean as possible, so all gas engines are prohibited. I have to say that this motor is a workhorse. This was my first...

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Elco Owner of the Month October

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