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I feel that Selway is the most prolific designer of boat plans in the UK, and his electric designs are second-to-none in terms of appearance and style. Paul who is the design talent in the business, is approachable and is always willing to design changes to existing or the creation of a completely new design.

is a long-established US supplier of boat and kits (mostly IC, unfortunately), but do have this inspired of 12 pages describing the construction of an ‘outboard’ motor from parts. This is only of the wide-ranging Glen-L site also features some for electric power:

Glen-L have two videos describing the to electric boats and showing the of three of their designs here) .

They also a short article on building PowerYak.

Boat Designs is a of boat plans with being suitable for electric

A Jim Michalak design is available Duckworks Magazine. It is an 18 footer, a cuddy.

Chesapeake Marine a 15′ open design by the Electric Boat Association.

Two 1930 designs that lend themselves to electric are Black Arrow and Buzz. The are in the form of scans of the original pages in .gif format. is one zip file for Black Arrow and two for (A and B ). Each .zip is about 1.5 Note that these are not in line with the efficiency described on other pages of the

These designs are more in the of ‘fun’ boats. Also that no warranty or other is implied by making these available. It is up to any intending builder to himself that they safe and sensible craft.

Electric Boat-Builder Sites

River Boats — a site with details of and open-canoe style electric

Elco, a dedicated electric manufacturer with a range of (14-33 feet) and drives.

Marine have a range of designs.

If you want wood, and you classic, then you have to at Budsin. They won’t be but they will be worth it.

Electric Boat Co. have large models to offer.

is a beautiful fan-tail design at SteamLaunch.com, which they is suitable for conversion to electric The site also features an cuddy and canopy to provide protection and simple accomodation.

collection of designs brimming nostalgia and tradition — The Electric Boat Company

page describes the Fiesta Products low-cost Neptune uses an electric-outboard from They also make the range and have a page on motor selection.

Electra Craft offer a of attractive glassfibre electric

U.K. Electric Boat-Builder

Creative Marine (also as the Secret Boatyard) specialise in builds and restorations of electric They are at Matlaske in North

Henwood and Dean. based Henley-on-Thames, are recognised in the UK as specialists in wooden boat building and including many electric

Bossoms Boatyard also a range of classic wooden from 14 to 32 feet, suitable for power. Their boatyard is in

In the English boat-building tradition, Freebody is a builder and restorer of Thames launches.

Electric manufacturers

The well-established Minn electric trolling motors.

electric trolling motors.

— manufacturer of an electric motor

A purpose-designed outboard motor is available from the Electric Corp. It does cost $3,500!

A long-established US is available from Rayeo

The Runner is another electric motor fitted with a shaped duct around the which is claimed to increase by at least 50%. Description and pages are available.

The ‘Electric — an inboard drive for from 23′ to 37′ (it however, need 120v to power it!).

An inboard system from Beckman is described here. They have a range of classic

The Lighthouse Tole Shop an electric drive built the rudder of small boats.

The LEMCO motor is the one used in

A well-established U.K. producer of Silette-Sonic. has added its know-how to of LEMCO and produced a through-the-hull saildrive. This link is to a showing the units, together dimensions, for which you will Adobe Acrobat .

The Thames Launch Company are re-sellers of the motor and also sell the but powerful Combi saildrive.

another well-known name, has announced its own all-in-one electric system for quite a lot of money. I am about its need for water but otherwise it looks suitable for the vessel.

E. P. Barrus is a U.K. of the Mariner range of electric motors. The Mariner and Mercury are re-badged Motorguide units.

are marketing a re-badged Minn range. They are all 12 volt with current from 30 to 55A and from 26 to 45 lbs.

A U.K. of Minn Kota motors is Marine in Buckinghamshire.


Curtis Instruments are the most motor controller manufacturer.

a Canadian company, produce a (12-24 volts) controller will handle up to 70A.

The UK arm of Instruments sells the same of controllers. In the case of the Lemco used in Terrapin, Lemco the 1204 or 1205 for a 12 volt and for 24-48 volts, the 1207, 1214, 1215, 1219 or 1227, depending on current.

4QD are a company making their own and providing a wealth of data the circuitry surrounding motor — extremely rewarding for the pipe dreamer.

EB component and suppliers

ElectroCraft supply a of EV accessories, including chargers, and controllers.

Text-only page a few U.K. electric sources.

Electric supply a lot of motors and for electric vehicles. There be items of value for EB use in their range.

Electo Automotive are but provide a useful component

Although not strictly an electric site, this is an independant supplier of epoxy resin and materials with some constructional tips.

This is a U.K. battery distributor. in batteries for marine use. also stock solar and DC to AC inverters.

A U.K. manufacturer of fibre reinforced batteries for and commercial vehicles.

Another battery distributor of sealed acid batteries is Multicell

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EB-related sites

Jim Kerr’s — a comprehensive resource for connected with boats and

James Rudholm’s site the constructon and use of a Briggs Stratton motor on two Phil Bolger a Diabolo and a Sneakeasy (at the bottom of page is a link to the next

There are two pages by James M. III, one giving extremely calculations to determine boat and the other linking to his interesting-looking Runner electric outboard home page (note the propellor!).

Ev World — an EV news

An American university EV site some links is Cal Poly University.

The Porta Bote (!) — its the best-looking portable seen (which may not be saying a but could it take the weight of a of batteries?

‘Link’ sites or

A very good page of is available on the Solar Navigator

BoatOwners.com is an on-line boat with a very extensive set of links. There are two pages of one for electric boat building and the for boatbuilding projects and resources. also have a comprehensive plans page. There is a site, BoatingNews.com .

Part of the DIY’er site. a page of links.

An electric vehicle site with a page of to electric boating pages.

Boat organisations/associations

This is the Home page of the Electric Association.

An electric boats Club has been in existence for time, it may be worth joining as a of knowledge and support.

General pages

Gavin Atkin’s — an eclectic (?) collection of and articles and designs.

The National Museum at Greenwich has a site a varied collection of maritime

William Darden’s Car and Deep-cycle FAQ is a valuable and continually updated of battery information.

Another deep cycle battery FAQ Northern Arizona Wind

The Oerlikon site has some but comprehensive pages on lead-acid This is their home .

How things work — if you the topic ‘Electric Motors’, you get some basic information

background to electrically powered

Originally printed in 1894, is a reproduction of an Edwardian book Electrical Boats It could be if you are building or restoring a classic

Solar Energy sites

The supplying Terrapin’s solar has a page with some links.

Home page of — a solar photo-voltaic supplier

Northern Arizona Sun (they certainly have of the latter than the U.K.). is partly an information- and partly a

Sierra Solar — a solar/renewable energy site

If you an electric boat link is not listed here then add it to my visitor’s link database. and I see that it is included on these

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