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Reasons to Choose An Outboard Motor

Aug. 28, 2021

The benefits of an electric outboard motor are obvious to anglers and almost overwhelming to those looking for a quality boating experience. Outboard motor manufacturers share with you why thousands of people choose outboards.

Benefits of outboard motors


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1, Completely portable

Small, lightweight, portable and ready to install and remove. You can even purchase multiple motors with different strokes for interchangeable use.

2, Silence

You'll barely hear a peep from your boat. No disturbing noise to scare the fish. It's just you and nature.

3, Clean

If you equip your boat with an electric outboard motor, there's no oil to stain your hands, clothes, deck or luggage during use and transport.

4, Interior space

An outboard motor saves space in the cabin compared to an inboard motor, and you can carry more fishing tackle and swimming gear. No need to worry about having too much stuff.

5, Less maintenance

Thanks to direct drive technology, outboard motors have fewer moving parts, reducing the time and cost of regular maintenance.

6, Higher speed

With higher engine performance, you can freely adjust the speed and experience the surfing sensation at sea.


With more and more areas and lakes banning internal combustion engines, electric outboard motors have become the only option for some anglers and boating enthusiasts. It's a new trend that could be the future of boating.

Electric outboard motors can also work as auxiliary engines (starters, auxiliary engines). Many users also find it helpful in emergency situations if the main motor breaks down.

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Popular FAQs

We have selected the most frequently asked questions below and provided short answers. If you have any further confusion about outboard motors, please leave them in the comments and we will get back to you and add yours to the list as soon as possible.

1. How rock-proof are outboard motors?

Electric outboard motor blades are usually made of solid material and motors have propeller collision emergency stop function. However, rocks or oyster beds can still cause damage to the motor. If you are worried, you can always protect the outboard with some propeller guards.

2. What is the most powerful outboard motor?

The most powerful electric outboard motor to date that we have is 40 hp and is primarily used for commercial purposes due to its high initial cost.

3. What size do I need?

To get the right size outboard motor, you need to consider boat size (weight/length), load capacity, desired speed, and boating environment.

In general, a 1kw3hp electric outboard motor is sufficient to provide satisfactory speed and range for dinghies, dinghies and daysails up to 1.5 tons, while a 6kw10 hp electric outboard motor is suitable for RIBs, fishing boats and cruising sailboats up to 6 tons.


Final Thoughts

With unparalleled benefits such as quietness, cleanliness, no exhaust, and a lower overall cost after a few years of use, outboard motors are growing in popularity over time. You will see an increasing number of outboard motors for sailboats, kayaks, canoes and dinghies sold and used in the coming years, especially with the government push.

If you're interested but not sure which type and size of outboard motor is best for you, drop us a line in the consult box and we'll do our best to help you find the best option.