ePropulsion Spirit 1.0 Outboard Motors

The industry leading ePropulsion Spirit range offers a hugely popular introduction to maintenance free electric boating. A simple direct replacement for small petrol outboard engines the motors offer 1kW of output power, equivalent to a 3hp engine.

Lightweight and highly portable, this outboard can be charged using mains, 12 volt or solar power options. The fully bouyant waterproof batteries can be swapped in seconds for extended range.

Please use the information below to help choose the most appropriate solution for your boat. Of course if you have any questions or would like more information please do not hesitate to contact us.

ePropulsion Spirit 1.0 Plus
Spirit 1.0 Plus

1kW / 3hp equivalent

ePropulsion Spirit 1.0 Evo
Spirit 1.0 Evo

1kW / 3hp equivalent
Hydrogeneration ability

ePropulsion Spirit 1.0 Evo Remote
Spirit 1.0 Evo Remote

1kW / 3hp equivalent
Hydrogeneration ability
Compatible with top, side or dual mount remote control options

The Spirit 1.0 range of motors have similar performance characteristics and are very easy to use. All ePropulsion electric outboards use a direct drive motor with no gears - this delivers considerably more torque and reduces noise to an absolute minimum. With so few moving parts the motors are maintenance-free. No grease, winterising or servicing required!

Spirit 1.0 Plus Spirit 1.0 Evo Spirit 1.0 Evo Remote
Power 1 kWh (3hp equivalent)
Integrated battery capacity 1276 Wh (48V 28Ah)
Control Integrated Tiller Evo Tiller Evo Options:
Wired or Wireless Top Mount
Side Mount
Dual Top Mount
Battery Weight 8.7kg
Motor Weight
Short Shaft Version
10.8 kg 11.3 kg
includes Evo Tiller
10.6 kg
includes remote kit
Shaft Length
Extra Short

52.5 cm
62.5 cm
75 cm

62.5 cm
75 cm

62.5 cm
75 cm
Trim / Tilt angle 0°, 7°, 14°, 21°
Propeller 11″ × 5.8″ 2-blade composite propeller

Range - how far can you go?

The figures provided below were achieved on the Hamble River.

Range in a 3m tender

At full throttle (1000 watts) you get 6.2mph for 75 minutes - the range is 7.75 miles

At reduced speed using 25% power (250 watts) you get 4.4mph for 5 hours - giving a range of 22 miles

Range in a 21' sail boat (RS 21)

At full throttle (1000 watts) you get 5.5mph for 75 minutes - the range is 6.5 miles

At reduced speed using 40% power (400 watts) you get 3.5mph for over 3 hours - giving a range of 11 miles

ePropulsion Spirit 1.0 Outboard Motor Features

Spirit Outboard Accessories

A full range of accessories are available for the ePropulson Spirit range

ePropulsion Tiller Control
Spirit Outboard Motor Cowling

For use when the Spirit electric outboard is powered by an external battery. This specially developed cowling gives a neat a appearance and keeps your ePropulsion outboard clean.

ePropulsion Side Mount Control
Spirit 1.0 Battery

Carry an additional 1276 Wh (48V 28Ah) spare battery for long trips where charging may not be feasible. Positively bouyant and waterproof IP67 rated.

ePropulsion Top Mount Control
Spirit 1.0 Travel Bags

Store your ePropulsion Spirit outboard and accessories safely to protect it from damage during transport or storage.
Includes 1 x Spirit Outboard Bag and 1 x Spirit Battery bag.

ePropulsion Top Mount Control
Spirit 1.0 External Cable

Adapter cable including isolator for use when the Spirit electric outboard is powered by an external battery.

ePropulsion Dual Control
ePropulsion Spirit Propeller

Two blade fibre-reinforced nylon propeller suitable for all ePropulsion Spirit 1.0 motors. Size: 11 × 5.8 inch / 280 × 147 mm.

ePropulsion Tiller Control
Spirit Foldable Solar Panel

This 100 W foldable solar panel is ideal for top up charging for the Spirit electric motors. It is portable and efficient, with plug & play waterproof connectors. Max power: 100W ± 5%. Weight 2.4kg. Cable length 1.5m.

ePropulsion Side Mount Control
Spirit 1.0 Solar Charger

For use with the foldable solar panel, this charger also includes a 12v car charger adapter. MPPT Tracking Range: 12V-35V. Max input power/current: 180W / 10A.

ePropulsion Side Mount Control
ePropulsion Safety Wristband

The easy-to-use, wearable safety wrist band is fully waterproof. The wristband connects with the Evo Tiller or the Evo Top mount controls. Up to 8 wristbands per motor.

ePropulsion Electric Drive Systems

The ePropulsion range combines style, reliability and ease of use in a range of fantastic products. We have developed extensive experience of their systems and been so impressed a range are used across our hire fleets.

The digital display delivers all the data you need to get the most out of your time on the water including current speed, power use and remaining range in both time and distance.

As main dealers for the entire range of ePropulsion products The Electric Boat Company are pleased to offer ongoing support and advice for any system..

ePropulsion Electric Outboard Motor UK Dealer

With the increasing range of electric propulsion systems being promoted we are finding many performance claims are somewhat over-stated. The Electric Boat Company only offer products we have first hand experience with and in many cases use the exact systems within our own hire fleets, running thousands of hours per year.

Try before you buy: A number of our hire fleet operating from Marlow, Oakley Court and Runnymede use the Navy Evo outboard. Why not try one on the water for yourself?