Elco EP-600


Go Green With Elco Boat Motors

Go completely off the grid and choose a solar or wind generator for battery charging. Or choose a small diesel-powered generator set. Elco will work with you on the option that best serves your needs.

Elco Electric Inboard Boat Motors’ Advanced Technologies

The Elco electric drive system is well-engineered utilizing advanced technologies for reliable and outstanding performance. It is built from more than a century of experience that only Elco can claim. When deciding which is the correct size electric inboard motor for your boating needs, there are a number of considerations, such as where you take your boat out, and if your boat is heavy for its size and length. For example, do you go boating in areas with strong tides and currents? If so, factor the need for more power and select from among Elco’s next higher sized inboard electric boat motors.

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Boat size ranges up to 25′
Horse power diesel equivalency 6 h.p.
Suggested horsepower replacement range 2 – 8 h.p.
Peak kW 4.4 kW
Continuous kW 2.5 kW
Miles per gallon equivalency 80 mpg
Length 17″
Width 16.22″
Height 15.8″
Weight 170 lbs


Cruising speed* 4 – 5.5 knots
Cruising time* 9 – 4 hours
Cruising range* 39 – 21 nm
Recharging time standard charger** 3 – 4 hours
Recharging time quick charger** 2 – 3 hours
Number of 12 volt 8-D batteries (245 Ah) 3 batteries
Battery bank voltage in total 36 vdc
Amps (maximum) 70 amps
Kilowatts (peak output kW rating) 4.4 kW
Kilowatts (continuous output kW rating) 2.5 kW
Charger Elcon PFC 1500
Quick charger (optional) Elcon PFC 2000


Genset kilowatt size (AC or DC)* .75 – 2 kW
Typical fuel tank capacity for genset (gallons) 10 gal
Cruising speed* 4 – 5.5 knots
Cruising time* 100 – 60 hours
Cruising range* 430 – 324 nm
Number of 12 volt 8-D batteries (245 Ah) 3 batteries
Battery bank voltage 36 vdc
Charger(s) required 1 charger
Genset (continuous output rating) 1kW


* Performance may vary based on operating conditions. The figures provided above relate to travel at between 60 – 80% of hull speed.

** Shore power-50% depth of discharge

To convert from nautical miles (nm) to statute miles multiply nm by 1.15.

With Electric Hybrid system additional kilowatts should be added depending on house loads (1,000 watts equals 1kW)

Additional information

Weight 175 lbs
Dimensions 17 × 17 × 16 in