BLA Trade Talk: Minn Kota Motors

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The new Minn Kota range: re-designed for a new revolution.

The new Minn Kota range is creating global excitement. The new models feature a host of improvements across the range including:

1. Innovative enhancements to i-Pilot and i-Pilot Link systems - including all-new remotes and the most accurate Spot-Lock ever, making them even more powerful and versatile.

2. New Terrova and Riptide Terrova motors. The award-winning motors are now smarter, tougher, and better. These improvements deliver anglers increased functionality and performance when it’s needed most - redefining the industry’s best-in-class electric steer trolling motor.

3. New PowerDrive motors – rugged and reliable Riptide PowerDrive trolling motors have been made even better with a host of improvements.

The new Minn Kota i-Pilot Link Systems key features include:

  • Remote: Compact design with larger full-colour touchscreen LCD
  • Reinvented Spot-Lock: New hardware and software algorithms combine to create the most accurate GPS anchor ever
  • Jog Mode: Move your current Spot-Lock position five feet to the left or right, forward or backward, with the simple push of a button
  • Bluetooth wireless communication
  • Phone App: Trolling motor controls and software updates (iOS and Android)
  • Circle: Select a position, dial in an offset distance, and travel around your selected location in a circular direction at the speed of your choice
  • Virtual Remote: Control speed, steering, Spot-Lock and Advanced AutoPilot directly from your Humminbird (Ethernet models).

The new Minn Kota i-Pilot System key features include:

  • Remote: Larger LCD screen and more intuitive controls
  • Reinvented Spot-Lock: New hardware and software algorithms combine to create the most accurate electronic GPS anchor ever
  • Jog: Move your current Spot-Lock position five feet to the left or right, forward or backward, with the simple push of a button
  • Bluetooth wireless communication
  • Phone App: Trolling motor controls and software updates (iOS and Android)

The new Riptide and Terrova Riptide motor key features include:

  • Lift-Assist allows you to stow Terrova by barely lifting a finger
  • Reinvented Spot-Lock with activation on foot pedal
  • Heading Sensor – recognises changes in the boat’s heading due to wind and current, and communicates with the i-Pilot/i-Pilot Link system to minimise boat swing
  • Redesigned Stow/Deploy lever for easier hand or foot use
  • Quieter steering motor
  • Bluetooth wireless communication

The new PowerDrive motor key features include:

  • Bluetooth wireless communication
  • Reinvented Spot-Lock
  • Re-designed foot pedal
  • Heading Sensor – recognises changes in the boat’s heading due to wind and current, and communicates with the i-Pilot system to minimise boat swing.

Dave Duffin outlines the latest features on the new Minn Kota motors.

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