Minn Kota Riptide 55 lb. thrust motor (Salt Water)

  • Premium marine grade alloys
  • Sacrificial zinc anode
  • Fully encapsulated control board
  • Corrosion-free composite 36" shaft
  • 55 lbs. thrust
  • Max draw 50 Amps
  • Weighs 25 lbs.
  • 12 volts - only one battery needed
  • Weedless Wedge Prop
Salt water is no friend of marine hardware, but the Minn Kota Riptide is built to handle it. Galvanic corrosion is controlled by the use of a sacrificial zinc anode, a system long used by gasoline outboards.
Premium marine grade alloys strengthen and a corrosion free composite shaft protect the rest of the motor. The electronic brain of the Riptide series is fully encapsulated in marine grade urethane to protect the sensitive electronic components.

**Coast Guard requirements dictate that each ungrounded current-carrying conductor must be protected by a manually reset, trip-free circuit breaker or fuse.
$469

This motor is final sale. No returns are accepted for Electric Motors.

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Recommended For:
  • FoldCat™ Inflatable Pontoon Boat
  • Frameless Inflatable Fishing Boats
  • Inflatable Motormount Boats
  • Inflatable Sport Runabouts
Item Number: MKRT55S
Riptide 55
Riptide 55
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Covered by the Minn Kota Riptide Warranty

  • 2 Year Warranty against manufacturers defects
  • Salt Water use permitted
  • Does not apply to motors used commercially

All Sales are final. This item is not covered by the Sea Eagle 120 Day Trial, or the Sea Eagle Warranty.

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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Lead Compounds, which is known to the state of California to cause Cancer, Birth Defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov