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Deep Cycle vs. Dual Purpose
Monday 20th of August 2012
One question asked regularly is what type of battery should be purchased for the Encore pedal electric boat or Electric boat models. There are so...
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The Boat could run circles around traditional pedal boats

Pedaling is less strenuous than a regular pedal boat, yet it goes much faster. Steering is amazingly tight and responsive, though I think I would have preferred a steering wheel rather than two levers. The comfortable seat is made of a foam material covered in vinyl, and it can very easily be adjusted forward or back to match the size of the user; removing it entirely is a snap.

- Oliver

Features of the Nauticraft Line of Boats

General information



Available Options

  • Rotationally molded polyethylene hull and key parts: rugged and impact resistant
  • Molded in keels: stable tracking and propeller protection
  • Positive floatation: cast in foam
  • Generous freeboard: deflects waves and spray

Pedal Drive System


  • Quadritwist drive belt: Kevlar reinforced polyurethane
  • Propeller powered: quiet and efficient
  • Bicycle cranks and axle: proven reliability
  • Roller bearings: smooth easy pedaling
  • Custom molded support parts: precise and strong

Steering System


  • Large spade type rudders: responsive steering
  • Oversized steering handle: comfortable and convenient
  • Corrosion proof materials: long service life

Operator's Seat

  • Recumbent type: full back support
  • One piece design: simple and sturdy
  • Foam cushioning: 1 1/2" thick comfort
  • Vinyl covers: marine quality
  • Fore-aft adjustment: ten inch range