This quiet and efficient electric motor will dramatically expand your horizons. With the Hobie evolve, you can either maintain steady cruising speeds of two knots (motor only) for hours, or you can open the throttle for short sprints. And thanks to its cockpit-mounted Remote Throttle, you always know how much juice you have left in the system’s 320 Wh Lithium-Manganese battery. Run-time estimated as 8 hr 20 min at 2.6 mph / 48 min full throttle.
The evolve offers increased battery capacity, longer range and solar charge / run capability. Includes well mounted drive for Hobie i-Series Kayaks.
- Lithium Battery V2: 6.6-pound, 320 Wh Lithium-Manganese battery (11Ah at 29.6V) The battery is buoyant and completely waterproof. Its builtin GPS unit generates pertinent information such as speed and range. Solar charge / run port.
- Remote Throttle: Remote Throttle, which attaches via a RAM mounting unit (included) to provide throttle control from your favorite seating position. The LCD screen displays all the trip info you need (such as speed and range) while you’re underway. For safety, the unit features a magnetic key-to-throttle connection; break this magnetic connection and the motor immediately stops
- Kit Includes: Ready-to-go Mirage well-mounted Hobie evolve v2; All cables for the motor and throttle units; All mounting hardware; Sealed/Waterproof Lithium-Manganese high-performance battery; 320 Wh (charger included); Remote throttle system displays speed and distance information generated by an onboard GPS unit; Magnetic safety key; Waterproof fittings and cable connectors; Solar charging port; Corrosion-resistant materials ensure durability and performance; Lightweight power: Total weight of installed kit is 18 lbs (8.16 kg) or less, depending on the configuration.
(Mirage Revolution 13)