Why go electric?
There's a steady uptrend in interest in electric outboards.
The advantages of this form of propulsion, like: zero carbon emissions and very low noise levels provide environmentally friendly benefits and less disturbance of man and nature alike.
These are also reasons why regulatory bodies are increasingly expanding the number of recreational areas where the public can only use electric propulsion when boating.
An e-outboard is reliable and needs only low levels of maintenance compared to fuel based outboards. Another fact is that charging batteries is a lot cheaper than fueling your tank. This type of motor is thus an interesting option economic option in addition to the other benefits.