Hydro Generation 

 Direct-Drive 

Electric Pod Drive

Space-saving and efficient. Popular with sailboats and small crafts.

Pod Drive 6.0 Evo

9.9 HP

Pod Drive 1.0 Evo

3 HP

Pod Drive 3.0 Evo

6 HP

 

Introducing Pod Drives

ePropulsion pod drives are direc-drive and maintenance-free electric motors for sailboats and small crafts. They’re space-saving and maximize your cabin space.You hear no noise onboard. Under 10HP, it’s a market gap of diesel saildrive, and ePropulsion pod drives can satisfy the demand and offer a new option other than outboard.

 
 

Hydrogenerator Empowers Sailors 

All ePropulsion pod drive motors allow you to generate electricty from wind and water with hydrogeneration function. Sailers can get rid of diesel generators completely.

*Cruising 300 data is collected from Watt&Sea official website.

 

Build a Pod Drive System

It’s easy and flexible to build a Pod Drive system that satisfies different needs.

​​ Step 1 

Choose Your Motor

Pod Drive 1.0

Pod Drive 3.0

Pod Drive 6.0

​​ Step 2 

Choose Your Controller

Top Mount Controller

Side Mount Controller

Dual Controller

​​ Step 3 

Choose Your Battery

E40 / 2kWh

E80 / 4kWh

E175 / 9kWh

​​ Step 4 

Choose Your Charger

10A

20A

40A

 

Electrical System Integration

All ePropulsion pod drive motors allow you to generate electricty from wind and water with hydrogeneration function. Sailers can get rid of diesel generators completely.

 

Incredible Range 

Navy 3.0/6.0 Evo electric outboard motors are impressively powerful and efficient.

Pod Drive 1.0

+

E40 / 2 kWh

Half Speed Runtime / 8 Hrs

Full Speed Runtime / 2 Hrs

Pod Drive 3.0

+

E80 / 4 kWh

Half Speed Runtime / 5 Hrs 20 Min

Full Speed Runtime / 1 Hrs 20 Min

Pod Drive 6.0

+

E175 / 9 kWh

Half Speed Runtime / 6 Hrs

Full Speed Runtime / 1 Hrs 30 Min

E-Series Lithium Battery

We recommend you choosing ePropulsion original battery. 48V E-Series lithium iron phosphate battery is the perfect match for your Pod Drive.

E40

2048 Wh

E80

4096 Wh

E175

8960 Wh

Affordable cost

Unit price is as low as $0.5 per watt-hour.

High energy density

70% less weight and space than standard lead-acid batteries.

Longer life cycles

3000 cycles at 80% DOD.

Made for ePropulsion Motors

Data synced with ePropulsion motors to apply smart operation strategy.

 
 

Flexible Controller Options

With four controllers available, you can always find a controller that well satisfies your needs. 

Top Mount Controller

Side Mount Controller

Dual Controller

Digital Display

 Offers real-time monitoring of the power, remaining runtime, battery level, voltage, etc. 

Magnetic Kill Switch

 Works as an emergency stop key for ePropulsion electric outboards. Keeps you safe on the boat. 

Adjustable Max Power Output

 Adjustable full throttle power makes the ePropulsion electric boat motors kids-friendly and suitable for rental boats.  

Electric Start

 Press the button and you’re ready to go. Saves your trouble pulling the cord to start. 

Smooth Throttle Changing

 Designed with excellent throttle response and clear throttle hand feel. 

Specs

 
 
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Free Test Ride

Want to try before you buy? Pod Drives are available in over 30 countries and regions. Contact us to schedule a test ride.

 

FAQ

Why choose an E-Series battery over a 3rd-party option?


ePropulsion batteries are designed for maximum efficiency, performance and safety. Using 3rd-party batteries does not allow for the use of our communication cable which brings data accuracy to the gauge and ensures useful operating strategy for safety and performance.




Can I use the third-party chargers for E-Series Battery?


No. Third-party chargers are not allowed for warranty reasons. Consult with your dealer or ePropulsion on Facebook before you use a 3rd-party charger.




Can I connect different E-Series battery sizes in parallel?


No. For parallel connection, E40, E80 and E175 can only be connected to the same model of the same age because they have different Battery Management Systems and different cell configurations.




What is the communication terminator used for?


It improves the signal quality. Without the communication terminator, E-Series batteries won’t work in a parallel connection. Make sure you purchase this tool before a parallel connection.




How do I turn on and turn off the E-Series batteries in parallel connection?


Always power the master battery on/off first, not the secondary battery. If the secondary battery is powered on/off before the master battery damage or reduced usable capacity may occur.





 

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Technical Drawing: Pod Drive 3.0 Evo
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