Electric Motor Manufacturers

Below you will find a list of the world’s major manufacturers of electric propulsion systems for boats. It shows the growing popularity of electric propulsion in boats that we had to choose the best and biggest out of dozens of companies that make electric propulsion systems specifically for boats.

Green Yachts is a certified dealer and installer for some of the electric motor propulsion systems produced by the companies listed here. You can click on the Electric Conversion and Installation Page  to enter details about your boat and get pricing on the systems Green Yachts can install on your existing boat or any boat you want to buy.

We encourage you to learn more about the many different options for enjoying the silence, low-maintenance, safety and benefit for our oceans by getting an electric propulsion systems made by one of these great manufacturers listed below.

Aquamotis an Austrian company that was founded in 2003 by engineer SiegmundHammerstrom and has grown to be a leading manufacturer of electric motors and accessories, including outboards inboards, chargers and batteries. They have two lines of fixed pod motors: Trend and Professional, as well as a line of steerable pods that line up with the power ranges of the Professional line.

Dieter Seebacher has been intensively researching water and electricity for more than 30 years. Hence the brand name aquawatt. The result is top quality electric motor boats, a wide range of electric inboard and outboard motors used internationally, as well as state-of-the-art lithium batteries manufactured in-house. You can look back on a lot of experience. As early as 1992, the model aquawatt 715 according to Yachtrevue was the fastest production e-boat on the world market. The commitment to clean drive and the developments were honored with several honors and the Austrian Solar Prize.

Environmentally-friendly solution for all boats, whether new or existing. It eliminates noise and its use helps reduce water and atmospheric pollution, allowing access anywhere navigation with maximum silence and respect for the environment are required. Ideal for Protected Marine Areas, urban settings and inland waterways, with particular sensitivity and ever-increasing restrictions.

By combining traditional and proven designs with trailblazing motor and control technology, Elco leads the industry in providing quiet and clean power electric-propulsion. Boating enthusiasts trust Elco for its durable, powerful, safe and efficient motors that are built to the level of excellence that has guided the company for more than 125 years. If only 5 percent of the approximately 13 million registered boats in the U.S. today repowered with electric, 1 billion pounds of CO2 emissions would be eliminated ensuring the future of our fresh water and air.

Electric Yacht provides powerful, quality electric sailboat motors. They have developed a Plug-n-Play system that has been engineered for quick, simplified installation as well as long term durability. Over 500 installations from 22 feet to 66 feet. Clean, Green, and Quiet Electric Propulsion with no more headaches, oil changes, or exhaust smell.

Kräutler is a long-established German manufacturer of industrial electric motors. They began construction of electric boat motors for commercial ships as well as recreational boats and probably offer the widest range of sailpods and saildrives with everything from small .5kW steerable pods to electrically rotatable saildrives with power up to 30kW.Especially in motors for boat drives, their range of electric motors for sailing and motorboats has practically no limit. This is their contribution to an environmental thinking focused on the future.

Established in 1990, Lynch Motors provides strong, robust and reliable electric motors suited to a multitude of applications. Lynch Motors is committed to ongoing development and improvements, while always paying meticulous attention to detail and producing a motor that offers up consistent performance and reliability.

Oceanvolt is a Finnish boat electric motor manufacturer founded in 2004 by JanneKjellman. The company currently produces two types of propulsion systems for electric boats: saildrives and shaftdrives with no exhaust, no noise, no smell, instant power, low maintenance and hydropower regeneration.

OceanvoltServoProp variable pitch sail drive won the category of “Machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems and fittings” in the DAME Design Awards 2017

Video of OceanVolt’sServoProp System

Pure Watercraft set out with a singular goal: to find a better way to push a boat. As it turns out, the best way is electric.Founded in Seattle in 2011, Pure Watercraft is building the technologies to enable a new era in boating that is more enjoyable, accessible, and environmentally-friendly than ever before. Our flagship product, the Pure Outboard, is a high-performance electric outboard motor that is quiet, requires minimal maintenance, and produces zero emissions.

Stealth Outboard motors has developed a cost-effective outboard motor, the Stealth E40, with an underlying concept of having parts for an electric motor as easily available as those of a gas outboard. The lower unit, shaft and body come from a competitor of Yamaha outboards and an electric motor and controller is installed in place of the ICE powerhead, fitting under the cowling and enabling the outboard to be installed and operated in the same way as a fossil fuel motor but without the fumes, noise and maintenance.

Torqeedo is the global market leader in electric mobility on the water. In 2020, we will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the company and the fact that over 100,000 boaters have chosen Torqeedo systems over higher-emission alternatives. As pioneers in the field, we have set many standards since founding Torqeedo in 2005, reinforcing the lead of our motors over all other solutions available on the market. Sustainability, superior technology and revolutionary benefits are what we set out to achieve, and every product that Torqeedo brings to market meets these criteria. Torqeedo currently offers electric and hybrid drives from 0.5 to 100 kW for commercial applications and recreational use, characterized by an uncompromising high-tech focus, maximum efficiency and complete system integration.

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