Stockton, CA (January 25, 2023) – Newport, a leading innovator of clean electric technology in the boating and angling industry, has entered the electric outboard space with the launch of its latest products, the NT300 Electric Outboard Motor and the NK300 Electric Kayak Motor. Both portable, next-generation designs deliver quiet lightweight performance free from the noise, maintenance and fossil fuels of traditional gas-powered motors – allowing anglers everywhere to experience unobstructed freedom on the water.
Newport has been celebrated as the predominant brand of new-age electric trolling motors for over a decade. Its newest electric powered outboards underscore the brand’s commitment to enhance every facet of the fishing experience while lessening environmental impacts to small waterways and shallow water habitats.
“Newport is proud to move our industry forward with a totally redefined, emissions-free alternative to traditional gas powered motors,” says Josh Neville, head of marketing at Newport. “We want anglers to experience the freedom from hassle, cost and maintenance – so, we created a motor as simple and clean as the adventure it’s designed to power. Our NT300 and NK300 are designed to usher in a new era of cleaner adventures for boaters and anglers, without sacrificing the capability of gas-fueled counterparts.”
NT300 Electric Outboard
The Newport NT300 delivers incredible performance in an ultra-quiet, energy-efficient 3 horsepower equivalent (3HP) electric outboard motor. Showcasing a clean design in a compact package, the NT300 combines lightweight portability with innovative features that maximize time spent in and out of the water. Highlights include: a brushless direct-drive motor for maintenance-free reliability; field-oriented control technology (FOC) to provide smooth navigation for easy access to shallow, narrow, and tough-to-reach waters. Flexible power options give anglers the freedom to choose either the Newport 36V30 Lithium Battery or the 36V40 Lithium Battery. Capabilities include 1300w of peak power, 66 miles of est range, a top speed of 6.5MPH, and 30 hours max run time. The Newport NT300 Electric Outboard retails for an industry-leading MSRP of $999.
NK300 Kayak Motor
Designed for the serious kayak angler, the NK300 offers unheralded power in an ultra-quiet, energy-efficient 3 horsepower equivalent (3HP) electric kayak motor. A trailblazer in this growing market, the NK300 delivers cutting-edge battery power, unlocking a wider range than ever before. Field-oriented control technology (FOC) provides smooth, intuitive navigation without compromising on performance. The NK300’s flexible power options also allow anglers to choose either the Newport 36V30 Lithium Battery or the 36V40 Lithium Battery. Capabilities include 1300w of peak power, 66 miles of est range, a top speed of 6.5MPH, and 30 hours max run time. The Newport NK300 Kayak Motor retails for an industry-leading $1,299.
“We’re excited to help shape a better, more efficient, and more enjoyable future for life on the water,” says Neville. “The traditional gas-powered outboard might be the way of the past, but the way forward is electric.”
The Newport NT300 Electric Outboard and NK300 Kayak Motor are available at https://newportvessels.com.
For a complete list of product features and technical specifications, please click here for the NT300, and click here for the NK300.
The leading innovator of next-generation electric small boat motors, Newport has delivered unrivaled experiences on the water for more than a decade. As passionate, lifelong members of the angling community, we are committed to a cleaner, simpler future and a better fishing experience for everyone. Newport’s pioneering technology redefines electric power to reduce the hassle, cost and harmful impact to our environment associated with traditional gas-fueled motors. At Newport, the way forward is electric. Visit www.newportvessels.com.