Electric Boat News

21 July 2022
Retro-fitting petrol outboards to electric outboards?

What do you need to consider to convert your boat to an electric boat? As two-stroke and four-stroke petrol outboards come to the end of their life. You don't have to throw them on the dump and contribute to the landfill, we can retrofit to convert it to an electric outboard, using a wide variety […]

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20 June 2022
Which Electric Outboard is right for my boat?

Information you need for electric boats This is the question we are most asked. And it's a tricky question for most people as they are used to HP engines and are not sure about what power they need in an electric engine. In Australia, simply look on the boat builder’s compliance plate of your boat […]

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13 May 2022
Eclass Outboards finalists in Australian Marine Industry Awards 2022

Finalist in both Commercial Marine Design and Marketing Awards We are proud to have been judged as finalists in two categories in these awards. The 2022 Commercial Marine Project/Design or Manufacturer of the Year award identifies product manufacture, design, and shipbuilding within the Commercial Category in the Australian commercial marine sector. The 2022 Marketing Strategy […]

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22 April 2022
Electric Propulsive Power Explained

Electric Boat Propulsive Power Explained. Why kW to hp conversion formulas aren't that helpful in electric boats One of the first questions people ask us is what horsepower does a kW engine equate to? And often they have heard of the international hp to kW conversion formula. Which is 1kW = 1.34102209 hp This is […]

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31 March 2022
Electric Boat April Fools Day Pranks (safe ones)

How you can use your electric outboard motor to impress! Creep up to a dock with a silent electric engine and say you are using magnetic fields and GPS to pull the boat along Go to a petrol station and not fill up Challenge a similar petrol outboard to a sprint with your electric outboard […]

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17 March 2022
1 million electric boats on the water by 2030

New report says the industry will be worth $USD 20 Billion That's the prediction of a report from IDTechEx estimates that “the market for hybrid and pure electric boats and ships will rise rapidly to over $20 billion worldwide in 2027“.  While EClass Marine has been one of the first manufacturers, and still the only electric outboard […]

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24 February 2022
Thinking of electric outboards for your houseboat and pontoon boat?

Houseboats and pontoon boats are perfect for electric outboards,. Not needing huge amounts of amp draw and plenty of space onboard for Lithium Ion batteries.

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8 February 2022
Electric battery charging at sea

Revolutionary new charging Bouy for electric boats and electric outboards For all of you who mock electric boats and say how do you charge out at the reef! Maersk Shipping has partnered with the world leader in offshore wind generation on a buoy system that will charge the electric outboard batteries and hybrid vessels using […]

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3 February 2022
Eclass Outboards takes COVID seriously

Eclass Outboards has a COVID safe plan lodged with Service NSW if you visit our showroom. Including:COVID safe QR code checkingSanitizer available for hygiene and COVID safetyContactless payment for product purchase 1.5m distancing for product demonstrationProduct is wiped down after demonstration for hygiene and COVID safe practicesMask friendly showroomOnline contactless inquiry and informationStaff sent home […]

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20 January 2022
The importance of propellers in electric boats

Why choice of propeller is important in electric boats. We discuss the options and why it matters.

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20 December 2021
New 4kW HD (Heavy Duty) electric outboard

For yachts, pontoon boats, picnic boats, houseboats and other displacement boats. Equivalent to 10 hp A lightweight but powerful electric outboard option for smaller displacement craft. No one likes the noise and fumes of 10hp petrol outboards after a day of sailing, yachting, or picnic boating. Our 4kW HD electric outboard motor has been made […]

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2 December 2021
EClass Electric Outboards Grand Showroom Opening

EClass Outboards grand opening of their new showroom in Kiama. See the full range of electric outboards and portable solar stations.

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14 October 2021
Why we believe in electric boats

Why we believe in electric boats. A background to our journey

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7 October 2021
Australia's first electric speed boat

This Pride Cheetah has a proud history as a race-winning boat. Now converted as a fully electric boat. With the recommended 40HP now being served by a 30kW Eclass Outboard and Lithium-Ion Batteries.

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1 September 2021
Australia's first 30kW electric outboard

Australia's first 30kW electric outboard. Genuine replacement for 40HP outboard.

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