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Hobie Evolve V2 Drive Motor Kit

Lightweight & Efficient Motor

Powered by a Torqueedo Ultralight motor, the Hobie Evolve Drive will revolutionise your kayaking experience! Either mount in the drive-well or on the rudder. Features a lightweight Lithium-Manganese battery, controls with LCD display and GPS, and all hardware and wiring required for install on your Hobie Mirage kayak.

Price: £2584.95

iSeries Price: £2584.95

Hobie Evolve V2 Drive Motor Kit

Hobie Evolve V2 Drive - Prop
Hobie Evolve V2 Drive Controls
Hobie Evolve V2 Drive Battery
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  • Mounting Options
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Hobie Evolve V2 Drive

A lightweight, quiet and very efficient electric motor for your Hobie Mirage kayak. The Evolve V2 Motor Drive system uses a Torqueedo Ultralight motor for unrivalled performance. Use the motor to power your day on the water or use it to augment the mirage drive for easier pedalling over long distance trips. The Evolve will maintain a steady cruising speed of 2 knots (motor only) for several hours (see table in features tab). Open up the throttle and the motor will burst into life for short sprints! Great for longer touring trips, and for use as a trolling motor for fishing.

 

The remote throttle control box with LCD display allows you to see exactly how much battery life you have left in the 320 Wh Lithium-Manganese battery. The system has built-in GPS allowing the display of trip info such as speed and range. Runtime is estimated as 8 hr 20 min at 2.6 mph / 48 min full throttle. The Throttle attaches to the kayak via a Ram Mount (included) for ultimate flexibility in viewing angle and position allowing you to control the motor from your favourite seating position. For safety, the unit features a magnetic key-to-throttle connection; break this magnetic connection and the motor immediately stops.

 

The 320Wh Lithium-Manganese battery weighs in at a mere 6.6lbs! The battery is buoyant and completely waterproof. Store it inside the hull, or mount it securely in your tank well. The battery features a Solar Charge/Run Port for the optional Evolve Solar Panel. The Evolve Drive is one of the top electric motors available on the market with increased battery life, a lightweight battery and motor set up, long range and solar charging capacity - this really is the best electric motor for your Hobie kayak!

 

The Evolve Motor will fit straight into the Mirage Drive well on your Hobie kayak - simply take out your Mirage Drive and plug in the Evolve Drive! When running into shallow water simply lift the Evolve out onto the deck, or store in your front hatch. The Evolve can also be rudder mounted. It is light enough to be installed onto the rudder assembly and can easily be hauled/deployed using the rudder up/down toggles in the cockpit. In this position the Mirage Drive system can also be used, with the motor augementing the forwards motion. The rudder mount option is not compatible with inflatable series, Island series or Pro Anglers.

 

Expand your horizons with a Hobie Evolve V2 Motor Kit!

 

The Evolve V2 Drive Kit includes everything you require to mount the system onto your Hobie kayak including the Evolve Motor Drive, Lithium-Manganese Battery, Battery Charger, Control Box, Ram-Mount for Control Box, Waterproof Deck Fittings for Wiring, All Wiring and Hardware needed and full instructions on use and installation.

Features

  • Ready-to-go Mirage well mounted Hobie eVolve V2
  • Additional assembly to adapt motor onto a Hobie Twist and Stow rudder
  • Sealed/waterproof Lithium Manganese high performance battery with charger (320Wh)
  • Total weight of installed kit - 18 lbs / 8.16 kg (or less depending on configuration) including motor, battery, throttle and cables
  • Remote throttle with LCD display showing range/speed data generated using onboard GPS
  • Magnetic safety shut-off key with tether
  • Waterproof components and cable connectors
  • Solar charging port
  • Highly corrosion resistant materials and motor design
  • Cables for motor and throttle
  • All mounting hardware

Battery Run Time

Hobie Evolve V2 Drive Motor Kit - Mirage Drive Mount

Mounting Options

The Evolve Motor can be mounted in two ways on your Hobie kayak: either in the Mirage Drive well, or mounted on the Twist and Stow Rudder.

 

Mirage Drive Well Installation

 

The Evolve Motor will fit straight into the Mirage Drive well on your Hobie kayak - simply take out your Mirage Drive and plug in the Evolve Drive! When running into shallow water simply lift the Evolve out onto the deck, or store in your front hatch.

 

Hobie Evolve V2 Drive Motor Kit - Mirage Drive Mount

 

Rudder Mounted Installation

 

The Evolve motor is light enough to be installed on the rudder assembly and can easily be hauled/deployed using the rudder up/down toggles in the cockpit. In this position the Mirage Drive system can also be used, with the motor augementing the forwards motion.

 

Please Note: The rudder mount option is not compatible with inflatable series, Island series or Pro Anglers

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Hobie Evolve V2 Drive Motor Kit - Rudder Mounted

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Delivery

We offer a delivery service for the Hobie Evolve V2 Drive throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.

 

Delivery times are estimates based on years of experience; we do not offer a guaranteed timed delivery service. Our overnight service works well for the core more densely populated areas of the UK for Clothing and Equipment orders. However more remote less densely populated areas will not be covered by a next day service.

 

Delivery of canoes and kayaks is classed as “ugly freight” because mechanical handling and automatic parcel processing cannot be used; therefore a delivery time of 3-5 working days is more realistic. For remote location that delivery time will be dependent on the local courier’s ability to onward ship the goods. Not all areas of the UK are serviced by vehicles that can handle canoes and kayaks. Online orders can be tracked online using the courier’s website – tracking details will be provided. We make every effort to deliver goods within the estimated time scales

 

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Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Hobie Evolve V2 Drive online from our website and collect from our shop in St Columb Road near Fraddon in Cornwall or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection*.

Our other stores are:

  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
  • Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich
  • Southampton Canoes - Hampshire

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

 


Give us a call on 01726 862798 if you have any questions about the Hobie Evolve V2 Drive.