Newport Vessels NV-Series Saltwater Transom Mount Electric Trolling Motor

Last updated date: October 15, 2020

DWYM Score
9.4

Newport Vessels NV-Series Saltwater Transom Mount Electric Trolling Motor

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 25 expert reviews, the Newport Vessels Newport Vessels Saltwater Transom Electric Trolling Motor placed 2nd when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.9
7 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.4
2,073 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
An affordable trolling motor that can be used in freshwater and saltwater, manufactured for Newport Vessels and other inflatables with a transom.
- BestReviews
High-strength shaft. Ergonomic extendable handle. 5 forward and 3 reverse speeds.
- Marine Magazine
It has a bright LED battery meter. The product has been built with salt-water friendly hardware. It comes with a 2-year warranty. The product has five forward and three reverse speed. The 30-inch composite shaft is adjustable.
- KayakFisherly
Suitable for saltwater or freshwater use. Efficent; long-lasting battery life. LED battery meter.
- The Gear Hunt
It is very good for all boat types, especially small boats. Durable build. Works well for its price range.
- Best Inflatable Sports
Suitable on both freshwater and saltwater. Adjustable shaft for proper depth placement despite water conditions. Inexpensive and ease-of-operation. Corrosion resistant hardware.
- Fishing Panel
Affordable. Plenty of thrust options. Eight speeds. Ergonomic telescoping handle. Strong and adjustable shaft. LED battery meter.
- Anchor Travel
What experts didn't like
There is some concern with it being hard to tell when you are changing speeds, especially when dropping to zero.
- BestReviews
Runs silently in reverse, but is very loud in forwards speeds. The mounting bracket is plastic and flimsy.
- Marine Magazine
The head and shaft is not sealed.
- KayakFisherly
Required battery not included with purchase. Several complaints about reliability and accuracy of LED battery meter.
- The Gear Hunt
It lacks a clear indicator between the speed changes. It lacks a quiet mechanism. It does not perform well in areas with weeds or other vegetation.
- Best Inflatable Sports
No battery included. Can vibrate at a high speed.
- Fishing Panel
Not the highest quality.
- Anchor Travel

From The Manufacturer

The ultra-quiet, cool and efficient NV 55lb allows you to fish all day long without overheating, or spooking fish and Motor Material -Stainless Steel Hardware for Saltwater

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