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Outboard boat engines tend to last longer when you regularly service them, which is why we endeavor to advise our clients on how to effectively lengthen the engine life of your boat



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Published 14 August 2014
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Electric Outboard Engines and Light-weight Outboard Motors
In the right situation an electrical outboard motorhttp://goo.gl/rSE7kucould be absolutely enchanting. If you are a pleasure boater, or a fisher on a lake or a canal or even similar, what could end up being nicer or even more rewarding compared to the silent running and zero air pollution that an electric outboard motor provides?
Electrical outboards may move surprising heavy weights, but as always, sense offers to prevail. My very own boat is thirty ft long and weighs close to five tons. We have lived on board because 2001, and because we are moored in non-tidal waters we could, if we chose to, move from A to B with an electric outboard motor. The water where our boat is moored links to several tidal streams and the sea. Tidal and sea don't make good bed fellows with small electrical outboards, other than in a marina or even sheltered basins!
Not so much now, however when I was more youthful, there had been nothing that I enjoyed more than fishing for Trout. Here where I live, most of the available Trout fishing is reservoir based and you can either fish through the bank, or hire a boat and row close to the reservoir. Tanks can end up being huge, and covering a place can end up being exhausting if all you have is a pair of oars. The alternative was to take an electric outboard and battery. When I fished with my old cousin, John, he usually took his electric outboard motor. If the fishing was not good, we would proceed about 100 yards, and give the fish a go there. The simple pleasure of moving, during a full day, from spot to spot without backache had been completely showing off I suppose, but having used the previous comma butterfly to have a think, I don't believe that we ever got back to the reservoir office without our full allowance of fish. Simply to clarify that last statement, where I live the reservoirs, whilst containing some native Salmon trout, are mainly stocked with foreign Rainbow Trout. These fish seem not really to be capable to breed in our seas sadly. Thing is that selling a reservoir with Trout is expensive, and, here at least, you will end up being prevented from taking a lot more than the allowed quota, possibly only 2 fish based on the ticket you buy.
But this post is not about fishing, it is about electrical outboard motors. Just about all you need is a boat (obviously), an electric outboard motor and a decent battery. The battery is very essential. If you were to use a standard starter battery, it would fail very quickly. Starter electric batteries are created for a huge burst of amperage, to spin a car motor, and then obtain an immediate top upward from the engine's alternator. These batteries, though acceptable in a crisis, are generally useless for ongoing leisure time use. You need a 'proper' leisure battery. Not just one that is being sold as leisure time / starter. A leisure battery, a real 1, is capable of a high rate of discharge, maybe 40 to 50%. Recharging will not affect the batteries existence significantly. This is the real difference. Proper 'leisure' batteries are perfectly capable of deep discharge, and will recover. Starter electric batteries do nothing like, and are unable, of deep discharge on a regular foundation. The most common reason for this is that starter batteries possess much slimmer internal dishes. For more information about Outboard boat engines contact us.