New line of VETUS electric motors debuts in Old Nick canalboat

Twenty years after the first VETUS electric motors came on the scene, the Dutch company has introduced their E-LINE and E-POD range with one of the first E-LINE inboards being installed in ‘Old Nick’, a new UK narrowboat. Founded by Willem den Ouden in 1964, ‘Vetus den Ouden‘ grew from a marine supplies catalogue business run from his kitchen table to a 100-country enterprise with a product list of almost 4,000 items. Along the way the company started developing and building its own diesel engines and other products – including the world’s first electric bow thruster for pleasure craft in 1982 and the EP2200 electric inboard in 2000.
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