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Torqeedo Launches Next Generation of Tiller-Control Electric Motors

Written by on February 8, 2012 in Cruising Under Power, Cruising Under Sail, Engines, Technology with 0 Comments

Torqeedo, which I’ve talked about a lot here on OceanLines, has launched the next generation of its tiller-controlled electric outboard motors.  The company says the new Cruise 2.0T and 4.0T are “stronger, faster, more robust and more efficient. Torqeedo says the motors have a new, innovative display on the tiller, which shows information regarding battery […]

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Torqeedo Adds More Electric Outboards

  Torqeedo keeps adding new models to its line of electric outboards. The latest is the Travel series with two new units offering power equivalent to 1.5 hp and 3 hp, respectively. The Travel 503 and Travel 1003 not only offer more power than their predecessors but are tougher and are completely waterproof to IP67 […]

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Torqeedo Ups the Horsepower for Electric Outboard

Written by on September 2, 2009 in Boats, Technology with 0 Comments

Earlier this year I wrote a Wish List item about the advantages of a single, common fuel for all marine engines; the issue being the need to carry gasoline for a tender wile operating an otherwise diesel-powered boat.  There may be another option and that is the one provided by Torqeedo, manufacturer of an innovative […]

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New Torqeedo Might Be The Green Go for Your Dinghy

Written by on November 25, 2008 in Industry News, Technology with 0 Comments

Torqeedo, the German company that produces those cool, skinny electric outboard motors has introduced a new model — the Cruise 4.0 R — that has the power to realistically be considered a replacement for the gas-powered outboard on your dinghy.  And it does so with an overall efficiency of more than 50%, which is at […]

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Judging Innovation in the Boat-Building Biz

Written by on September 29, 2010 in Electronics, Gear & Apparel, Powerboats, Sailboats, Technology with 2 Comments

As I write this, I’m on my way back home from the “IBEX” international Boatbuilders Exhibition in Louisville, Kentucky, where I served as one of the judges in a panel that gave out a series of awards to recognize innovation in new products.  IBEX is a unique, trade-only show where the people who make everything […]

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Take the Poll — What’s the Ideal Tender Outboard?

If you could have the perfect outboard for your dinghy or tender, what would it be?  A diesel perhaps, because you’re already carrying hundreds or thousands of gallons of that fuel and because looking for and storing gasoline is such a pain in the neck, not to mention dangerous? I’ve long thought, for example, that […]

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