Mounting a trolling motor on your kayak may be as simple as drilling a few goals but there a few caveats. Let’s check out our favorite DIY kayak motor tutorials.
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How to Build a Motorized Kayak
Want to know how to build a motorized kayak? Here’s a full tutorial on how I did it.
See the tutorial.
Dual-Motor SIP&PUFF Controlled Kayak System
Dual-Motor SIP&PUFF Controlled Kayak System:
A highly disabled (quadriplegic) person can fully control this kayak via a SIP & PUFF Switch!
My design is a stand-alone fixture consisting of a Deck Plate that can be fastened to ANY kayak.
Follow the link for the tutorial here.
Kayak Go-Kart Old School DIY Kayak Motor Build
Watch the tutorial.
DIY Kayak Trolling Motor Mod
This is the easiest way to install a trolling motor on your kayak! Using the new Bixpy pole steering adapter you can easily steer your kayak around.
Make sure to follow the guide here.
DIY Electric Kayak Motor
Building a trolling motor. It uses an 18V brushed dc motor and planetary gearbox from a cordless drill. Test power is from an 18V, 50W solar panel.
Watch the guide here.
Long Range Electric Kayak Build
Watch the video for the details.