The fastest trolling motor is one with 55 lbs of thrust like the Newport Vessel. It will move a small boat about 4-5 mph.
How fast will a 112 lb thrust trolling motor go?
Thrust Trolling Motor Go? Ultimately a 112 lb. thrust trolling motor will still have a maximum speed of around 5 mph. If you are looking for quicker response time and better overall performance, bigger is better.
Will 2 trolling motors make you go faster?
Will 2 trolling motors make you go faster? A dual trolling motor can increase the speed of your inflatable boat. It won’t turn your vessel into a speed boat. However, it can boost the speeds to ensure you’ll consistently hit the motor’s top speeds.
How many horsepower is 55 lbs of thrust?
Pounds of Thrust to Horsepower Chart
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Can I put a bigger prop on my trolling motor?
Replace the Existing Motor
Look out for one which has a higher power output and if possible, of larger size and larger pitch propeller. The new motor will definitely boost the power and the performance of the canoe on the whole.
How long will a battery last with a trolling motor?
6-8 hours seems reasonable with an older motor. Battery group size could play a role in life but on a 12v older power drive a 24 to 27 group battery running between 6-8 hours is in line with where you can expect yourself to be.
How long will a 12v battery last with a trolling motor?
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How much weight will a trolling motor push?
Boat weight is the most important consideration to take into account when choosing a trolling motor. A beginning rule of thumb is that you want a minimum of 2 lbs of thrust for every 100lbs. For example, if you have a 3000lb boat, fully loaded, then the calculation is (3000/100) * 2 = 60lbs of thrust.
What size battery do I need for a 55 lb thrust trolling motor?
To use an example, a 55 lb thrust motor unit has a peak power draw of 40 amps. If you use the trolling motor for 6 hours at average 50% load of 20 amps, the trolling motor will then require a battery load of 120 Ah.
How many pounds of thrust does a 2.5 hp outboard motor have?
The rule of thumb I go by is 1 HP = About 22 lbs of thrust. So it’s about 55 lbs of thrust for 2.5 HP.