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I have been very happy with my Torqeedo....
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At my normal cruising speed in the dinghy with two people the range on a charge is about 5 miles. If I go slower I can stretch it to 8 miles. To alleviate concerns about range I carry two batteries and I have oars. For the last couple of years, since I switched from an inflatable to a hard dinghy I find myself rowing more than using the motor. Rowing range is pretty much unlimited, particularly if I have a snickers bar in my pocket

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