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Here you can read, preview or download "Electric Outboard Drive for Small Boats."

This free, 43-page PDF handbook is for do-it-yourself recreational boaters with an interest in electric propulsion or installing an electric outboard on their 12'-20' boat. It covers choosing an electric outboard, system design, hull efficiency, batteries, installation and wiring.

It was written by Todd Wells, a self-taught electric boat enthusiast from Bend, Oregon. It was edited by Todd Sims, an ABYC-certified marine electrician and owner of E-Power Marine in Boynton Beach, Florida. However, the reader assumes full responsibility for all use of this information. We welcome your comments and feedback!