Torqeedo Travel 1003 CL Electric Outboard Long Shaft

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Torqeedo Travel 1003 CL Electric Outboard Long Shaft


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The Travel 1003/1003C delivers over 1,000 watts of input power. In terms of propulsion is comparable with 3 HP petrol outboard. With the Travel 1003/1003C you can discover the world on water, completely waterproof to IP67.

Thanks to the on-board computer with its GPS-based calculation of the remaining range, you always have your own travel guide with you.

Compared with the Travel 503, the Travel 1003 has higher overall power and offers over 60% more battery capacity. The Travel 1003C model offers 3 times the battery capacity of the 503, enabling a greater range.

Both motors are suitable for inflatables and other small boats. The Travel 1003/1003C will also easily propel tenders, dinghies and sailboats up to 1.5 tonnes.

  • Can do everything that a 3 HP petrol outboard can, plus it’s environmentally friendlier, quieter, lighter and more convenient
  • On-board computer with GPS-based calculation of remaining range
  • Solar rechargeable – including during the voyage
  • Can be easily dismantled for transport and space-saving storage
  • A clean affair: no matter how or where you store your Travel, there’s no risk of leakage or petrol smells
  • Stepless forward/reverse drive
  • Manual tilting device with grounding protection
  • 4-step manual trim device
  • Completely waterproof (IP 67)
  • Tiller control
  • Travel 1003 : Integrated battery with 530 Wh Li-Ion / Travel 1003C :  Intergrated battery with 915 WH Li-lon
  • Total weight kg : 1003 – 14.4 (S)/ 15.0 (L) / 1003C 14.9 (CS)/ 15.5 (CL)
  • Shaft length: short 62.5 cm / long 75 cm

EQUIPMENT INCLUDED: Travel 1003/1003C with battery and charger

WARRANTY: 2 years


Speed in knots (km/h) Range in nm (km) Running time in hours:
Slow 2.0 (3.7) 20.0 (37.0) 10:30
Half throttle 3.0 (5.5) 10.5 (19.4) 03:30
Full throttle 5.0 (9.2) 2.8 (5.2) 00:35
Speed in knots (km/h) Range in nm (km) Running time in hours:
Slow 2.0 (3.7) 35.0 (64.8) 17:30
Half throttle 3.0 (5.5) 18.0 (33.3) 06.00
Full throttle 5.0 (9.2) 4.6 (8.4) 00:55


When travelling through water, displacement increases power required in proportion to the cube (third power) of the speed. This means that doubling water speed increases the power required eightfold.

Conversely, it also means that only a slight reduction in speed will increase the range attainable significantly. Simply reducing speed by even half a knot has a considerable effect on the remaining range.

As mental arithmetic to the power of three is quite tricky, the on-board computer of the Travel constantly calculates the remaining range for you. To do this, it combines the consumption data from the motor with the charge level of the batteries together with the speed over water obtained via GPS. This means you can read the remaining range in real time from the Travel’s display. Using the TorqTrac App you can even read the remaining range from a map on your smartphone.

Note: Speed and Range are indicative only. Actual results may vary depending on hull design/configuration and on-water conditions.


Travel 1003 S/L Travel 1003 CS/CL
Input power in watts 1000 1000
Propulsive power in watts 480 480
Comparable petrol outboards (propulsive power) 3 HP 3 HP
Comparable petrol outboards (thrust) 4 HP 4 HP
Maximum overall efficiency in % 48 48
Static thrust in lbs* 68 68
Integrated battery 520 Wh Li-lon 915 Wh Li-lon
Nominal voltage 29.6 29.6
Final charging voltage 33.6 33.6
Total weight in kg 14.4 (S) / 15.0 (L) 14.9 (CS) / 15.5 (CL)
Motor weight without battery in kg 8.9 (S)  / 9.5 (L) 8.9 (CS) / 9.5 (CL)
Weight of integrated battery 4.5 6.0
Shaft length in cm 62.5 (S)  / 75 (L) 62.5 (CS) / 75 (CL)
Standard propeller
v = speed in km/h at p = power in watts
v9/p790 v9/p790
Alternative propeller options v8/p350 v8/p350
Maximum propeller speed in rpm 1,200 1,200
Control Tiller Tiller
Steering 360° lockable 360° lockable
Tilting device Manual with grounding protection Manual with grounding protection
Tilt angle 70° 70°
Trim device Manual, 4-step Manual, 4-step
Integrated on-board computer Yes Yes
Stepless forward/reverse drive Yes Yes


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Additional information

Weight 15.5 kg

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Since then, Torqeedo has moved from strength to strength, fully focused on developing a comprehensive range of electric outboards that provide a genuine alternative to petrol motors. As environmental concerns grow, their mission to deliver an alternative to fossil fuels for the outboard industry has become increasingly important. At Bill Higham, we’ve been supporting this mission for over a decade and stock a wide range of electric outboards.

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