POD DRIVE

Space saving and efficient. Sailboats and motorboats up to 3 tons

POD 1 .0

Fixed propulsion for small boats up to 1 ton.

POD 3.0

Fixed propulsion for bigger boats up to 3 ton.

Space saving
You will be surprised how much space a well designed pod drive system can save you.

Quiet
There is something almost magical about motoring along just hearing the water splashing off the bow

Maintenance Free
No Servicing
No Winterising
More time for fun

OPTIMIZED

Our pod drives minimise drag 

LIGHTWEIGHT

POD 1.0 – 6kg – POD 3.0 – 12kg

EXHAUST FREE
No Carbon Dioxide, No Carbon Monoxide, No Sulphur Dioxide

VIBRATION FREE
Transform your boat

 

Optimised

RELIBAILITY

Robust design built to last

83 DAY TEST
The motor was run continuously for 83 days. It passed with flying colours, and could have run many more

MAINTENANCE FREE
No servicing, No winterising

DIRECT DRIVE
Less moving parts, more efficient

REMOTE

Wireless or wired remote designed to give you smooth control over your craft.

An easy to see real time display gives you range and speed information.

SIDE MOUNT

The side mount control is a great option for sailing boats and motor boats looking for a sleek design.

3.2″ real time display can be mounted easily in any cockpit.

Intelligent and Safe

The remote controller has a solar panel, which provides power for the built in battery. You can also charge the control from your motor via a cable

Both controls have a integrated GPS let you know your speed. 

(POD 3.0 only)

Emergency magnetic kill switch. Clip the lanyard to your wrist or life vest. It will stop the motor instantly if removed.

The integrated display offers live feedback. Including remaining battery capacity, real time speed, input power and range

COMPARISON TO COMBUSTION INBOARD

Noise POD 3.0
60 DB
Vibration Level POD 3.0
3 m/s
POD 3.0 & 9kWh battery
£5900

The graphs shows the output torque of our POD 3.0 compared to a popular 10hp diesel inboard. As you can see the torque figures are very similar. Performance figures are also very similar. One of the bonuses of the electric motor is that you have all of torque at 0 rpm this makes it very easy to control in close quarter movements.

Noise level 10hp
93 DB
Vibration Level 10hp
30 m/s
NEW inboard & installation cost
£6000++

Real world testing

Testing was done in a 26ft Yacht with a displacement of approximately 2 tons.

Set up with an epropulsion 3kW motor and one E-175 series battery with a capacity of 9kWh.

750w 4 knots
48 NM
1000w 4.5 knots
41 NM
1500w 5 knots
30 NM
3000w 6 knots
18 NM

battery options

The POD 1.0 and 3.0 are both 48v systems. You have the choice of using our Spirit Plus, Navy, E-Series battery or a third party brand.

Incredibly Versatile

The impressive performance of the POD 1.0 and POD 3.0 makes them incredibly versatile.

BENEFITS

POD 3.0

Drive mode

Maintenance

Cooling system

Starting

Reverse gear

Runtime display

Wireless throttle

Silent running

Emissions free

POD 1.0

Direct

Maintenance free

Natural cooling

Electric

POD 3.0

Direct

Maintenance free

Natural cooling

Electric

POD 1.0

Download tech drawing from here

Warranty 2 years

Input Power
1kW
Motor Weight
6.2 kg
Control
Sidemount or Remote

Safety
Kill stop switch
IP67 ingress protection
Propeller collision emergency stop
Reinforced mounting
Low battery indicator
Over temperature protection

 

  • No Hydrocarbons
  • No Carbon Dioxide
  • No Carbon Monoxide
  • No Sulphur Dioxide

Drive

55% max overall efficiency

Water cooling

Direct drive

Field-oriented control

 

POD 3.0

Download tech drawing from here

Warranty 2 years, 

Input Power
3kW
Motor Weight
12.2 kg
Control
Sidemount or Remote

Safety
Kill stop switch
IP67 ingress protection
Propeller collision emergency stop
Reinforced transom mounting
Low battery indicator
Over temperature protection

 

Drive                                   51% max overall efficiency

Water cooling

Direct drive

Field-oriented control