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Spirit 1.0

Portable electric outboards
Portable and long-range outboard motor

Spirit 1.0 1kW 3HP**
Electric Outboards

1276 Wh 22 Mile Range Direct-Drive Hydrogeneration*

The Spirit 1.0 Plus is a versatile 1kW motor, designed for a variety of boats including dinghies, fishing vessels, sailboats, and tenders. This portable powerhouse boasts a large, integrated 1,276 Wh lithium battery for extended travel distance. Offering agility, lightweight construction, and eco-friendly energy, it stands out as a top-notch marine choice.

*The EVO model features a hydrogeneration function to recharge the battery whilst sailing.

Spirit 1.0 Plus
Spirit 1.0 Evo
Made for Sailing
Spirit 1.0 Evo Remote
Made for Remote Steering

Digital Operation

Electric outboard motors offer effortless operation and keep you informed of operation status.
  1. Digital Display
    You have access to real-time power, remaining runtime, battery level, operating voltage, etc.
  2. Electric Start
    Press one button and you’re ready to go. No more tricky pull starts on cold mornings.
  3. Magnetic Kill Switch
    Stop the motor in an emergency and keep you safe.
  4. Stepless throttle changing
    The throttle handling is smooth and enjoyable in both forwards and reverse.
  5. Max Power Output Adjustment
    Limit the max throttle power for kids or rental boats.
  6. Ambidextrous Operation
    Turning throttle easily either from the left-hand or right-hand side.
  1. Safety Wristband  

    Easy-to-use and additional safety.

    • Man overboard protection
    • Wireless connection
    • Waterproof IP67
    • Max connection up to 8 wristbands per motor

    Safety wristband works with Evo Tiller and Evo top mount control only, not compatible with Evo side mount control or Evo dual control.

Remote Control Capability

Spirit 1.0 Evo Remote is the only electric outboard under 5HP** on the market that allows remote helm steering.
You could choose either Evo top mount control or Evo side mount control.
Evo Top Mount Control
Evo Side Mount Control

Designed for Portability

The Spirit 1.0 was designed with portability in mind. Its lightweight yet powerful build ensures easy transport and storage. Perfect for various marine ventures, its compact design is an ideal fit for those needing a versatile and easily movable boating solution.

Battery Technology

Fuelled by a lightweight 8.7 kg lithium-ion battery with 1276 Wh capacity. Designed for resilience in harsh conditions, this buoyant battery also floats, eliminating worries of losing it at sea. Enjoy a full day on the water with the option to swiftly swap out the built-in battery, or top up by solar whilst you cruise.


The Spirit 1.0 Evo stands as the industry's first electric outboard motor to feature hydrogeneration capabilities. As trailblazers in electric outboard motor technology, ePropulsion is committed to fostering sustainable boating experiences.
ePropulsion Spirit 1.0 Evo Hydrogeneration
  • Spirit 1.0 Evo outboard can drive the propeller to charge the battery (only the ePropulsion battery) through water flow when certain conditions are met (please refer to the user manual in the download center for the required conditions).
  • The hydrogeneration data is based on real tests with the anti-ventilation plate installed.

Shaft Length Recommendation

Transom HeightShaft Length
30-40cm / 11.8-15.7 inchesExtra Short*
40-50cm / 15.7-19.7 inchesShort
Higher than 50 cm / 19.7 inchesLong

* Extra Short only available on Plus model.
** This shaft length chart is for your reference only. For full information on picking the correct motor, please see this page.


At the core of Spirit 1.0 electric outboard motor is a 1kW BLDC motor, equivalent to 3HP**.

Power (W) Speed (mph/kph) Runtime (hh:mm) Range (mile/km)
35 2.2 / 3.5 36:25 80 / 129
65 2.7 / 4.3 19:35 53 / 85.3
125 3.5 / 5.6 10:00 35 / 56
250 4.4 / 7.1 5:00 22 / 35.5
500 5.3 / 8.5 2:30 13.3 / 21.3
750 5.7 / 9.2 1:40 9.5 / 15.3
1,000 6.2 / 10 1:15 7.8 / 12.5

* The performance data is based on a 12-foot aluminum boat with one person and one Spirit battery Plus in calm lake water. The actual speed, range and running time may vary because of different boats, load, weather, etc.

With one charge, you can go 22 miles at 4.5 mph, or go fishing all day long at trolling speed.


Spirit 1.0 Series
Plus Evo Evo Remote
Power 1 kW (3HP equivalent**) 1 kW (3HP equivalent**) 1 kW (3HP equivalent**)
Standard Battery Spirit Battery Plus, 1276 Wh li-ion polymer Spirit Battery Plus, 1276 Wh li-ion polymer Spirit Battery Plus, 1276 Wh li-ion polymer
Input Voltage 39V – 60V 39V – 60V 39V – 60V
Motor Weight* 10.6 kg / 23.4 lbs 11.3 kg / 24.9 lbs 10.6 kg / 23.4 lbs
Battery Weight 8.7 kg / 19.2 lbs 8.7 kg / 19.2 lbs 8.7 kg / 19.2 lbs
Standard Charging 8.5 Hrs 8.5 Hrs 8.5 Hrs
Fast Charging 3.5 Hrs 3.5 Hrs 3.5 Hrs
External Battery Yes, and E-Series Battery recommended Yes, and E-Series Battery recommended Yes, and E-Series Battery recommended
Propeller 11″ × 5.8″ 2-blade composite propeller 11″ × 5.8″ 2-blade composite propeller 11″ × 5.8″ 2-blade composite propeller
Trim / Tilt Angle 0°, 7°, 14°, 21° / 70° 0°, 7°, 14°, 21° / 85° 0°, 7°, 14°, 21° / 85°
Shaft Length Extra Short, Short, Long Short, Long Short, Long
Control Tiller Evo Tiller Evo Top Mount Control /
Evo Side Mount Control /
Evo Dual Remote Control
Hydrogeneration No Yes Yes
Motor Brushless DC motor Brushless DC motor Brushless DC motor
Direct Drive Yes Yes Yes

* The weight is measured with the short shaft version.
** Any reference to horsepower (HP) for electric motors is a theoretical equivalent based on thrust and performance characteristics, and not a direct measure of power. This comparison is intended for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect exact power equivalency.

Where to buy?

Please use our Dealer Locator to find your nearest stockist of the ePropulsion range.