Electric power for canoes and other small watercraft makes a lot of sense. The noise-free and non-polluting nature of electric motors makes for a pleasant cruise or a quiet troll. The problem with standard trolling motors is that the batteries must be mounted at the rear of the canoe and the operator must sit close to the motor. This causes the bow of the boat to ride up out of the water when cruising solo, propels the boat “kitty-corner” down the water, and makes the boat unmanageable in crosswind conditions. Due to these limitations, electric canoe cruising has been limited to smaller, calm bodies of water. Serious water travel such as ocean kayak routes, cruising large lakes or rivers, operating in windy conditions, and whitewater upstream travel is beyond the scope of these configurations. Previous attempts at designing dual-motor systems for small watercraft failed due to lack of modern, efficient electronics components. Now eCanoe is bringing practical methods of using single motors powered through large-gauge DC extension cords so the batteries can be placed forward to trim the boat for those tough conditions. And the patented eCanoe dual-motor system is available by special order for those who want the best in electric propulsion for their canoe.