‘Norske’ 8-metre goes electric

Following the successful conversion of ‘Juana’ last year, another Int 8-metre class yacht ‘Norske’ decided to switch from diesel to electric as part of a complete restoration of this 1948 Tasmanian built racing yacht. The Mastervolt 5kW DriveMaster Ultra (equivalent to 15HP) gives the boat a decent cruising speed of 5 knots and the AGM […]

Torqeedo Travel 1003 on 13ft row boat

Following the Sydney Wooden Boat Festival we ran some tests with the Torqeedo Travel 1003 electric outboard on 13ft rowboats available from our dealer Horseshoe Cove Marine on Pittwater. These classic shaped rowboats should appeal to the individual with an eye for style and who enjoys a healthy lifestyle. This multi-functional craft can be supplied […]

Eco Boats at Sydney Wooden Boat Festival Afloat

The complete product range of inboard and outboard drive systems was presented at this year’s festival in Darling Harbour (Sydney). Electric propulsion is particularly suited for classic and timber vessels as these type of craft generally cruise at low speeds with limited range. Particularly the working displays of the Torqeedo Travel outboard and Mastervolt DriveMaster […]

Eco Boats at Lake Macquarie Classic Boat Festival

This Easter, Eco Boats was present with a stand displaying electric inboards, electric outboards, solar panels and Duffy electric boats at the Lake Mac event on the NSW Central Coast. This was our second year at the show and it was great to catch up with various boat owners and clients that we met here […]

EcoDrive budget electric motor

EcoDrive: New budget range of electric inboard boat motors

Eco Boats Australia presents a new line of electric boat drive systems for the budget conscious. The EcoDrive range is available in 2.2 kW (6HP), 3.2kW (9HP) and 4.3kW (12HP). The plug & play kit consists of all necessary components such as electric boat motor, controller, throttle, instrumentation and installation manual. DIY fitting of the […]

New: Solbianflex flexible marine solar panels for boat or caravan

Solbianflex solar panels are tough, flexible marine solar panels with very high efficiency, specifically designed for use in the marine environment. Constructed with Sun Power cells with an efficiency of 22.5% the cells are embedded in unique and highly resistant polymers that provide strength and durability. With a variety of mounting options you can attach […]