Newport Vessels 55 Electric Trolling Motor Review

Newport has earned a very good reputation by delivering quality products. It is a good competitor to Minn Kota. This model has 55 pound thrust, with 8 variations in speed. It also has good amount of features, that too, at a decent price.

Key Specifications – Newport Vessels 55 Lbs Thrust Trolling Motor

55 Pound Thrust Trolling Motor

  • Dimensions: 46 x 20 x 6 inches
  • Weight: 22 pounds
  • 12 volt motor, with thrust 55 lbs
  • 30 inch shaft
  • 6 inch aluminium handle for superb handling
  • 5 forward speeds, 3 reverse speeds
  • Indestructible shaft
  • 5 point LED battery meter.
  • Saltwater Resistant

Newport Vessels 55 Electric Trolling Motor Review

This electric trolling motor is superbly build with lots of emphasize on the build quality. Whole body is made from lightweight aluminium, black finished to make it extra strong. 30 inch shaft is ideal for small boats and kayaks. Telescoping 6 inch handle is very convenient to hold, so it helps in coming out of harsh water, and you can easily rely upon the power. While working, it is very silent, and doesn’t vibrate. After you finish installing, and locking all the parts, there is no scope for vibrations to happen. Even if the throttle is full, the body remains rigid, and doesn’t move a bit due to revolutions of motors.

Performance

55 thrust55 Thrust Trolling Motor trolling motor is a lot of power for transom motor. When you install it on your boat, you can feel the power of it, on every speed variation. If you push the throttle to the maximum speed, you can see your boat travelling with lots of power. Even if the boat has six full size people, it can move the boat real good. Tested on harsh waters, this motor was capable of making the boat go in desired direction, nullifying the effect of fast currents of water. The coolest feature is battery LED indicator, to show you how much of the battery left, and you can easily plan your next move.

Durability

Like any other motor, it has indestructible motor head, ensuring that this motor is going to be with you for a long time. The impeller is well designed, giving maximum output. Whole motor is designed to work in heavy duty conditions. You can even work in areas with saltwater, because of the aluminium, stainless steel and zinc parts present in the body, it is resistant to the effects of saltwater. Newport gives you good amount of warranty period, so you can use this motor without worries.

Pros

  • Black Finished Solid Body
  • 5 Forward And 3 Reverse Speeds
  • Reputed Brand
  • Indestructible Shaft And Motor Head
  • Battery Indicator
  • Telescoping Handle
  • Extremely Durable

Cons

  • No Major Drawbacks been reported.

Conclusion

Newport 55 Thrust Trolling Motor has made some really good motors, and this is one of them. You can straight away buy without thinking anything else. It is durable, powerful, and works well even in harsh waters. The key factors that this motor has is 55 pounds of thrust. You can easily judge the power by that, and use it for heavy duty work.