The Torqeedo Travel 503 has 500 watt power output equivalent to 1.5 horsepower, making it perfect for tenders, dinghies, fishing boats, and smaller sailboats up to 1,600 lbs. Improved lithium battery technology and optimized efficiency provide up to 6 hours run time, longer with supplementary solar charging. GPS enabled computerized range calculator and consumption rate monitor.
Compared to today’s modern 4-stroke outboards, electric motors are a more economical solution that are better for the environment. Advantages include no oil changes, no fuel refills, no engine servicing, record efficiency, and usable on protected waters that ban traditional gasoline outboards.
Radically more powerful and efficient than previous electric trolling motors, the Travel 503 weighs only 30 lbs and recharges overnight.
Also very cool on this engine is that it comes apart in three pieces so you can take off transom hide shaft with prop and tiller down below. Then take the battery home
to recharge no fuss no mess.