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Electric Trolling Motor - 86lb Thrust (L Series)

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Product Description

With a fully adjustable 40-inch fiberglass composite shaft, the L Series 86Lb trolling motor is built to fit all transom mount boats such as sailboats, fishing boats, and other small to mid size boats.  The motor's 8 speeds (5 forward speeds and 3 reverse speeds) make for a smooth and controlled ride. The 86lb thrust electric trolling motor comes with a 3 blade propeller (10 inch diameter) for optimal performance. This motor is made to run with two 12-volt Deep Cycle batteries or Marine batteries (not included).  

L Series 86lb Thrust Electric Trolling Motor Comes With:

  • 86lb Thrust Trolling Motor
  • 3-Blade Propeller Kit
  • 50 Amp Circuit Breaker

Other Accessories Needed for Operation:

  • 2x 12V Deep Cycle or Marine Battery and Charger with at least 50 Amp Hour Rating on the battery. Amp Hours determines battery runtime.

Newport Vessels highly recommends a 50 amp manual reset circuit breaker in the outboard motor leads within 1.8m (72 inches) of the battery for this motor, on the positive line. This circuit breaker is included with your motor, and can be found in the propeller box.  During the usage of the electric outboard motor, when the propeller is stuck by the weeds, small stones, fishing lines or so forth, the circuit breaker will cut off the power automatically to prevent the damage of any electrical parts.

Compare the 86lb Thrust L Series To Other Newport Vessels Trolling Motors:

View the full Newport Vessels trolling motor model comparison chart below. 


L Series 86lb Thrust Electric Trolling Motor Technical Specifications:

The full technical specifications for the 86lb Thrust Electric Motor are below. 


 How do Newport Vessels electric trolling motors stack up against the competition? 


Brand Newport Vessels Minn Kota Motorguide Watersnake
Model 86lb Thrust L-Series Riptide 80lb SW 82ln HT Digital Venom Swet 80lb
Propeller 3 Blade 2 Blade 3 Blade 3 Blade
Battery Meter 10 Point LED Meter Push to test None LED Meter
Battery 24-Volt 24-Volt 12-Volt 24-Volt
Shaft 40" Fiberglass Composite 42" Composite Shaft 45" Stainless Steel Shaft 36" Composite Shaft
Speeds 5 Forward, 3 Reverse 5 Forward, 3 Reverse Forward/Reverse 5 Forward, 3 Reverse
Steering 6-Inch Telescoping Handle 6-Inch Telescoping Handle Extendable 6-Inch Telescoping Handle
Price $379.00 $719.99 $699.00 $799.99

Newport Vessels 86lb thrust electric trolling motor differs in many ways from our main competitors comparable model motors such as Minn Kota, Motorguide, and Watersnake. All of these brands have lower thrust power than the 86lb Newport model but use the same 24-volt battery system. This means you will get more power at the same battery capacity. Our 86lb thrust L-Series can be used in both saltwater and freshwater. None of our competitors can offer this dual use in fresh and salt water. We use high quality components and construct our trolling motors with Zinc, aluminum, and stainless steel allowing for dependable performance in any water. The most important aspect our of 86lb thrust electric trolling motor compared to Minn Kota, Motorguide, and Watersnake is our price of $399. All the other brands have prices of $700 and up with less features as the Newport Vessels L-Series motor.  

 View the L-Series Trolling Motor Owner's Manual:  newport-vessels-download.png


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  1. Have 2 on a Bass boat 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Apr 2017

    Using two of these on the rear in lieu of a gas motor. 4 12volt batteries, two 50 amp breakers. Moves the 1000 lbs boat, plus gear, plus two people at about 4-5 mph. Perfect for the non gas motor reservoirs I fish. Yes I would recommend this motor, even though the mount is plastic and feels a bit cheap, it has held up so far.

  2. Tons of Power 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 18th Nov 2014

    Tons of power. I've used many smaller trolling motors before and I needed a little bit more power for my 14ft aluminum U-shaped flat bottom fishing boat. In the past I made 2 side brackets and actually had 3 smaller trolling motors all going at once, but this one 86lb thrust motor gets us moving much faster on it's own. It's exactly what I was looking for, plus it's almost $600 less than the Minn Kota.

Shipping & Returns

Newport Vessels is confident in the quality and craftsmanship of each boat, trolling motor, sup, and accessory produced. We stand behind all of our products and offer all www.newportvessels.com customers the ability to return all new & unused products within 14 days of the products delivery for a refund (less a 15% re-stocking fee).

Returns Policy

If you decide to return your boat, sup, or accessory for any reason please follow the below instructions:

  • Email support@newportvessels.com to request a return authorization Number (RMA#). The RMA# must be clearly printed on the outside of each box or printed on the shipping label.
  • Shipping charges are not refundable. The customer is responsible for all return shipping expenses.
  • Purchase insurance from the shipping carrier for all merchandise being returned. Newport Vessels is not responsible for loss or damaged items during return transit.
  • Customer is responsible for coordinating and paying for return shipment. FedEx is the recommended carrier for best, cheapest, and most reliable services. We do not recommend using, UPS or USPS, because in our experience these shipping providers are extremely unreliable for large (boat, sup, and motor sized) packages.
  • Be sure to write your tracking number down, and email this to support@newportvessels.com once the item ships.
  • If any products are returned; used, dirty, or in any condition other than it's original brand new condition, the return will not be accepted and a refund will not be issued.

Shipping Policy

All orders placed on www.newportvessels.com (for products that are in-stock) before 2 PM PST will ship out that same day. Upon shipment, the customer will be emailed a shipping confirmation which will include the shipments tracking number. It is the sole responsibility of the customer to monitor the status of the order and to be sure the "ship to" address provided, is accurate and able to receive the shipment safely.

  • It is the responsibility of Newport Vessels to tender the package properly to the shipping courier, with the shipping address information provided by the customer.
  • It is the responsibility of the shipping courier to deliver the product to the address provided.
  • It is the sole responsibility of the customer to receive the shipment from the shipping courier. If the package is left at the customer's door, the customer takes possession and responsibility for the product, once it is delivered.
  • We do ship to Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada. However, these orders can not be placed through the site. Please call us directly at (866) 721-0002 for rates to your specific location.

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