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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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Features of the Nauticraft Line of Boats

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  • Rotationally molded polyethylene hull and key parts: rugged and impact resistant
  • Molded in keels: stable tracking and propeller protection
  • Positive floatation: cast in foam
  • Generous freeboard: deflects waves and spray

Pedal Drive System


  • Quadritwist drive belt: Kevlar reinforced polyurethane
  • Propeller powered: quiet and efficient
  • Bicycle cranks and axle: proven reliability
  • Roller bearings: smooth easy pedaling
  • Custom molded support parts: precise and strong

Steering System


  • Large spade type rudders: responsive steering
  • Oversized steering handle: comfortable and convenient
  • Corrosion proof materials: long service life

Operator's Seat

  • Recumbent type: full back support
  • One piece design: simple and sturdy
  • Foam cushioning: 1 1/2" thick comfort
  • Vinyl covers: marine quality
  • Fore-aft adjustment: ten inch range