Question: Can you put a gas motor on a kayak?

Can you put a motor on any kayak?

You can mount a motor on either type of kayak, but it will be more difficult without a mount. In addition, it is recommended that you not install a trolling motor on racing kayaks or those specifically designed for whitewater use.

What kayak can I put a motor on?

Which Kayaks Come with a Motor?

Wilderness Systems Radar 115 Wilderness Systems Helix MD Motor Drive
Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 14 Hobie Evolve V2 Motor Kit
Old Town Predator MK Minn Kota Motor Console (included)
Feelfree Lure 13.5 Feelfree Overdrive Pedal System (Motordrive console sold separately)

Is it legal to have a trolling motor on a kayak?

Is it legal to put a trolling motor on a kayak? Yes but each state may have variations on the rules pertaining to the laws. In California for example: “Every motor-driven vessel (regardless of length) is subject to registration by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).”

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