Torqeedo Ultralight 403 motor on ‘Hobie Islander’

The Torqeedo Ultralight 403 kayak motor is ideal for the Hobie Islander kayak. Apart from paddling, using the sail or mirage drive (pedal system), Hobie owner Frank can now extend his range by a 4th propulsion method. The Torqeedo Ultralight gives approx. 4-8 hours of running time (depending on speed) and simply mounts on the […]

Torqeedo Travel 1003 outboards supplied for Melbourne Art Project

‘5 Short Blasts’ is an audio-based project focusing on the complex orchestrations of weather, industry, vessels and habitation in and around Melbourne’s docks. Audience members will board one of five electric powered boats to embark on a choreographed listening journey. Floating on a large body of water in a quiet electric boat, collaborating sound-music artists […]

The new Duffy ‘Back Bay’ is here!

Eco Boats Australia is proud to announce the arrival in Sydney of the all-new Duffy 16′ ‘Back Bay’. The first of its kind in Australia, the ‘Back Bay’ is one of the newest additions to the range of Duffy electric boats. Based on the successful ‘Snug Harbor’ model it offers more space than any other […]

Duffy electric boats supplied for new rental operation in Noosa, QLD

Eco Boats Australia supplied three 16′ Duffy electric boats for a new rental operation on the Noosa river on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. These stylish & comfortable boats seat 6-8 people and are easy to drive by all members of the family. Noosa has a long tradition of environmental awareness and these boats will fit right […]

Timber putt-putt discovers electric propulsion in Perth, WA

Pippi-Doo is a David Payne designed 14ft traditional ‘putt-putt’ built in 2008 by owner Geoff Rumsey, of Perth. In the first instance the boat was fitted with a 1950’s 3 1/2HP Blaxland inboard, which gives the boat it’s typical putt-putt sound when underway. However, the motor was not as reliable as hoped so an alternative […]

Timber yacht converts from petrol to electric in Perth, WA

Solquest is a 1955 built canoe stern timber sailboat that was powered by a Stuart Turner 8HP 2-stroke petrol inboard motor. The original motor (from 1957!) had given up recently so it was time to fit Solquest with a new engine. After comparing the price, reliability, ease-of-use and maintenance cost of either a second hand […]

Solar electric launch under construction in Tasmania

Our Tasmanian dealer Andrew Denman Marine is currently working on an exciting project for a client in Queensland. The brief was for a design similar to the old Noosa putt putts from early last century that would be used for entertaining and canal/river cruising. David Payne was approached for the early design work and his […]