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Deep Cycle vs. Dual Purpose
Monday 20th of August 2012
One question asked regularly is what type of battery should be purchased for the Encore pedal electric boat or Electric boat models. There are so...
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Electric Boat - The Encore E by Nauticraft

Electric boats in Saudi Arabia

4 person all electric boat with a Minn Kota Riptide 55# thrust Electric Motor

Encore Electric Printable Brochure

This model converts the Encore to a true all electric boat. The elimination of the pedal drive system gives a spacious interior for comfortable luxurious cruising. The powerful 55-pound thrust underwater motor is powered by a 12 volt deep cycle marine battery. The battery, motor control box, and battery charger are located in the Encore's front storage compartment. Like the Encore P/E, the speed controller is located next to the steering handle.  Features include a keyed battery switch and LED battery gauge, mounted on the front bulkhead       



Weight Capacity 628 Lbs. persons and gear*

Hull Construction Rotomolded polyethylene
Propulsion 55 lb. thrust 12 volt Minn Kota salt water electric trolling motor
Power12 volt AGM sealed Marine Battery 
Length 14' 2"
Beam 4' 11"
Draft 1' 9"
Weight 400 lbs. w/out battery 
Speed Potential 5.7 mph.

*US Coast Guard Recommendation