Riptide Saltwater Transom Mount Trolling Motors
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MINN KOTARiptide Saltwater Transom Mount Trolling Motors


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Model # 15106396 | Mfg # 1363841UPC # 29402040858


Product Overview

Not for sale online in Louisiana.

Riptide® Transom Transom-Mount Trolling Motors feature a marinized design for long service life in saltwater environments.

Riptide motors are impervious to saltwater’s corrosive effects, thanks to premium-grade marine alloys and aluminum upper arms. Metals undergo a rigid multi-step cleaning process before being anodized or coated with a special zinc dichromate armor plating. All components are then finished with a durable 5mil TGIC polyester, powder coat paint. When it’s all done, you’re left with unequaled corrosion protection.

Marine-grade urethane fully encapsulates Riptide control boards to protect the electronic circuitry. Also, all electrical connections are sealed with liquid-tight heat shrink tubing to form an impregnable barrier against saltwater.

Galvanic corrosion occurs when two dissimilar metals come into electrical contact through saltwater. Riptide fights back with a patented sacrificial zinc anode, a composite shaft and properly balanced materials that are close in electrical potential. The result is a motor that’s completely protected from saltwater’s destructive forces.

More features that make these motors great

Variable speed models include Minn Kota's Digital Maximizer™ which calculates the precise amount of power required at any setting, extending battery life and letting you stay on the water up to five times longer on a single battery charge. Control heads feature easy-access, integrated push-to-test battery meter that provides an instant "state of charge" display of remaining battery power. Reduced friction bearing system cuts fish-spooking noise and extra large motor windings and commutators dissipate heat, so motors run cooler, longer and quieter than ever before. Ergonomic, telescoping handle extends 6" for comfortable, easy steering. Indestructible composite shaft is guaranteed for life.

Key Features

  • Digital Maximizer™ (Variable speed models) extends time on the water
  • Push-to-test meter informs of battery status
  • Large motor windings and commutator dissipate heat for cool, quiet operation
  • Comfortable telescoping tiller handle
  • Composite shaft guaranteed for life
  • Marinized for long life in saltwater environments


  • Mount: Transom, 10-Position, Lever Lock Bracket
  • Steering Type: Tiller
  • Propeller Type: Power Prop
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime warranty on composite shaft; Limited two-year warranty on entire product
MotorThrustSpeedsShaft LengthDigital MaximizerMINNK#Model
Riptide 40/SC/T40lb.5 FWD/3 REV30"No1363841 15106396
Riptide 45/SC/T45lb.5 FWD/3 REV36"No1363844 15106404 
Riptide 45V/T45lb.Variable36"Yes136385515106438
Riptide 55V/T55lb.Variable36"Yes1363856 15106446 
Riptide 55/SC/T55lb.5 FWD/3 REV42"No1363845 15106412
 WARNING: This Product can expose you to chemicals including Di(2-ethylhexyl)plthalate, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to


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