Canoe and electric motor
I took the Minn Kota electric motor back to Canadian Tire. Talked to my brother who has a Clipper and electric motor, and pontoons. I also checked the manual for the motor.
They recommend a 105 Amp battery.
By the time I haul the battery, motor, pontoons and motor mount down to the canoe, I'll be exhausted anyway. And my bank account would be under stress as well. $150 for a battery, $350 with shipping and tax for pontoons. I have the motor mount.
Then there's the hassle of packing all that stuff in the RAV or in the Toad, and charging the battery. I've got a charger, but no power at a lot of sites I like to frequent.
I guess you could go solar, but that's more stuff to pack and more expense.
The whole appeal of a canoe is light weight and simplicity.
I think, I'll just paddle my own canoe.
2009 Escape 17B "Toad"
2008 Toyota RAV4 V6 Sport
North Vancouver, British Columbia
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