Does anyone have experience with relatively new Torqueedo outboards? We're thinking about getting one to replace the 9.9HP Mercury 4-stroke (which has its own set of issues) on our Achilles 3.4m air-floor inflatable. I know there were a lot of teething problems with the Torqueedos, particularly around waterproof-ness/marinization - I had some friends who bought one in 2011 and replaced it 6 months later with a gas 4-stroke. Has battery life / range / performance improved significantly? I know we won't be able to plane with one, but will we be able to push the dinghy with 5 adults in it into 20kts of wind? How many batteries would we need to shuttle back and forth to shore all day at a reasonable pace?
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