There are many types of outboard motors, but gasoline-powered outboard engines are the most popular. However, electric outboard motors have become increasingly popular because most consumers have become environmentally conscious. Besides, electric outboards are much cheaper to operate than gasoline outboards because they do not require refills, just recharging. The good news is that, the batteries used to charge these motors can be charged by solar panels. This means that they are cheap to run.
To find the best outboard motor, you have to compare the power output of the electric outboards on your list. This is because you need a motor that can easily propel your water vessel whether it’s a dinghy or boat. The price of the outboard must also be compared because you are looking for an electric outboard. Remember to also have the outboard inspected by a mechanic if you are looking at a used outboard motor.