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Travel 503 Electric Outboard Motor


Item #1140-20

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With its integrated lithium battery and its outstanding efficiency, the Torqeedo Travel is the perfect alternative to a small gasoline outboard. The Travel 503 electric outboard motor can do everything that a 1.5 HP outboard motor can. But it's lighter, cleaner, quieter and more convenient.

The Travel easily propels tenders, dinghies and daysailers up to 1.5 tons and – when it's needed – over long distances, too.

It's also something of an expert when it comes to communication, too. It discloses its most important information to you, connects with your smartphone and can be charged from a standard power outlet, form a 12 V connection or from a solar charger.

The Travel can charge other electrical devices for you, as well. The Travel batteries are equipped with a USB adapter, allowing your mobile phone, laptops and other equipment to share the Travel's abundant battery capacity.

Its name says it all. With the Travel 503 you can discover the world on water, completely waterproof to IP67. Thanks to the on-board computer with its GPS-based calculation of the remaining range, you always have your own travel guide with you.

The Travel 503 is suitable for inflatables and other small boats.  Available in short-shaft and long-shaft versions.

Wee Expert Tip - Want to get more time on the water under-power?  Purchase the 530 Wh or the new 915 Wh spare battery accessory with nearly 3 times the amount of capacity as the standard battery.  Use the 320 Wh battery included with the Travel 503 package as a back-up for those extra long days on the water!



  • Can do everything that a 1.5 HP petrol outboard can, plus it’s environmentally friendlier, quieter, lighter and more convenient
  • On-board computer with GPS-based calculation of remaining range
  • Solar rechargeable – including during the voyage (optional)
  • Travel can now charge other electrical devices for you, as well. The batteries are now equipped with a USB adapter, allowing your mobile phone, laptops and other equipment to share the Travel's abundant battery capacity.
  • Can be easily dismantled for transport and space-saving storage
  • A clean affair: no matter how or where you store your Travel, there’s no risk of leakage or petrol smells
  • Stepless forward/reverse drive
  • Manual tilting device with grounding protection
  • 4-step manual trim device
  • Completely waterproof (IP 67)
  • Tiller control
  • Integrated battery with 320 Wh Li-Ion
  • Total weight 30.6 lbs (short shaft)) / 32.0 lbs (long shaft)
  • Shaft length: 24.6 in (short shaft) / 29.5 in (long shaft)
  • In the box - Motor, 320 Wh Battery, Tiller, Magnetic kill switch, Small fixing pin (to fix the steering), Large fixing pin (to fix the battery), Charger incl. European and US mains cable, Operating manual, and Warranty certificate







Best Use Canoeing, Dinghies, Small boats
Battery Size 320 Wh (11 Ah) Li-Ion (530 Wh and 915 Wh spare batteries available as accessories)

Battery Recharge Time

(completely discharged battery)

5 hours for 320 Wh battery from AC wall charger

Running Time


Slow 6:20, Half-throttle 02:08, Full-throttle 00:42



Slow 2.3, Half-throttle 3.4, Full-throttle 4.6

Comparable gas outboards

(propulsive power)

1.5 hp

Comparable gas outboards


2 hp
Shaft Length 24.6 inches short-shaft, 29.5 inches long-shaft

Standard propeller

(v = speed in km/h at p = power in watts)

v9/p790 (v8/p350 optional accessory)
Total Weight 30.6 lbs short-shaft, 32.0 lbs long-shaft

Motor Weight

(without battery)

19.6 lbs short-shaft, 20.9 lbs long-shaft
Battery Weight 11 lbs
Warranty 2 year manufacturer's limited warranty for non-commercial use
Shipping Weight 46 lbs short-shaft, 47 lbs long-shaft


* Depends on type of boat, load, propeller and conditions. Speed and range indications do not represent a legal guarantee.


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