RIPTIDE FORTREX

TRUSTED FOR FISHING. WANTED FOR QUESTIONING.

Never back down from a fight with saltwater. Riptide Fortrex has up to 112 pounds of thrust and a take-no-prisoners mount that puts saltwater in its place and you on the fish.

LIFT-ASSIST

Lift-Assist’s stainless steel, nitrogen-charged gas spring makes stow and deploy easy. Stowing your motor is 50% easier – as easy as lifting your SUV tailgate.

MONO-ARM-DESIGN

Extruded, anodized aluminum arm and ingenious one-piece construction, allows the motor to run with less wear, longer life and quieter operation.

REMOVABLE BOWGUARD 360°

Breaks away on impact from any direction and automatically resets itself - protecting your motor and your boat.  Dual bearing system eliminates noise, and it's easily removable.

STARTING AT$1229.99
    • LIFT-ASSIST
    • MONO-ARM-DESIGN
    • COUNTER-TENSION STABILIZER
    • TILT/EXTEND TILLER
    • REMOVABLE BOWGUARD 360°
    • QUICK-LOCK CAM DEPTH ADJUSTER
    • DIGITAL MAXIMIZER
    • PUSH-TO-TEST BATTERY METER
    • 112 LBS. OF THRUST
    • WEEDLESS WEDGE 2 PROP
    • SALTWATER ADVANTAGE
    • ADVANTAGE MINN KOTA
    • 2-YEAR WARRANTY
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      Lift-Assist

      Lift-Assist’s stainless steel, nitrogen-charged gas spring makes stow and deploy easy. When you deploy, let go of Fortrex and Lift-Assist will gradually guide it into the water – quickly, but without impact. And stowing your motor is 50% easier – as easy as lifting your SUV tailgate.

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      Mono-Arm Design

      That extruded, anodized aluminum arm doesn’t just look tough. It redefines tough. The Mono-Arm Design gives it ruggedness and strength that’s unmatched by any other motor on the water. And with its ingenious one-piece construction, Fortrex runs with less wear, longer life and quieter operation.

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      Counter-Tension Stabilizer

      Utilizes an integrated spring that applies force whether the motor is stowed or deployed. On the water, that translates to a motor with no play, no give, reduced steering torque and years of silent operation.

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      Tilt/Extend Tiller

      Tilts (up to 45°) and extends (up to 6") to give you maximum control.

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      Removable Bowguard 360º

      The Bowguard 360º™ breaks away on impact from any direction and automatically resets itself - protecting your motor and your boat, so you can fish without worry. Plus, its dual bearing system eliminates noise, and it's easily removable.

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      Quick-Lock Cam Depth Adjuster

      This easy-to-use adjuster lets you change depths simply and securely, and it locks in tight to keep your motor right where you want it.

    • Digital-Maximizer

      Digital Maximizer™

      Motors with Digital Maximizer provide up to five times longer run time on a single charge by drawing only as much power as you need, so they don't waste any energy.  These motors are variable speed, so dial in your precise speed and let Digital Maximizer deliver the right amount of power, while conserving your battery - extending your time on the water.

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      Push-To-Test Battery Meter

      This convenient battery meter shows you how much battery life you have left - at the push of a button.

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      112 lbs. of Thrust

      Stronger than ever, only a Minn Kota is available with 112 pounds of thrust.  Take to the water with improved control on the most powerful trolling motor so you can tackle heavy chop, wind, waves and more without so much as flinching. 

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      Weedless Wedge 2 Prop

      Push weeds away and take on the thick stuff without battery-draining chopping and hacking. Weedless Wedge™ 2 features swept-back, flared blades for unrelenting, reliable prop performance.

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      Saltwater Advantage 

      Advanced Corrosion Protection: Riptide's premium-grade alloys are fortified by a multi-step cleaning process, tough-as-nails armor plating & a durable, saltwater-resistant powder coat paint.  With layers of protection, the elements are truly protected. 

      Fully Encapsulated Electronics: Marine-grade urethane fully encapsulates Riptide control boards to protect the electronic circuitry. All electrical connections are sealed with waterproof heat-shrink tubing to keep saltwater out.

      Sacrificial Anode: We use metals that are properly balanced & a composite shaft to ward off galvanic corrosion. So the only piece left for saltwater to attack is this little zinc anode, which absorbs corrosion so the rest of the motor doesn't have to.  

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      Advantage Minn Kota

      Indestructible Composite Shaft: Pound for pound, our composite shaft is stronger than steel. It flexes on impact and won’t break, kink or corrode. That’s why we’re confident enough to guarantee it for life. 

      Cool, Quiet, Power:Nothing runs cooler or quieter than a Minn Kota. Our extra large windings and commutators dissipate heat, resulting in cooler operation, extended battery power, and longer motor life. And our unique bearing system reduces friction to cut fish-spooking noise.

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      2-Year Warranty

      This motor is backed up with Minn Kota’s two-year warranty.

  •  MODELTHRUSTVOLTSSHAFT LENGTH
    Riptide Fortrex Bow-Mount MotorsRT 112 / SF1123662"
    RT 80 / SF802452", 62"

AVAILABLE ACCESSORIES

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    MK 460PC

    Precision on-board marine battery charger: 4 banks, 15 amps per bank, 60 amps total output.

    Price: $549.99 Details

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    MK 345PC

    Precision on-board marine battery charger: 3 banks, 15 amps per bank, 45 amps total output.

    Price: $449.99 Details

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    RTA-19 QUICK RELEASE BRACKET

    Composite, puck-style bracket for cable-steer motors including Riptide Fortrex, Riptide Maxxum, and Riptide Edge

    Price: $99.99 Details

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    MKA-49 CABLE & HANDLE

    Replacement handle features an ultra-strong, abrasion-resistant, coated stainless steel braided cable.

    Price: $49.99 Details

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    MKP-38 WEEDLESS WEDGE 2 PROP

    Replacement propeller.

    Price: $39.99 Details

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    MKP-33 WEEDLESS WEDGE 2 PROP

    Replacement propeller.

    Price: $39.99 Details

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    MKR-18 PLUG & RECEPTACLE

    Universal design for 2- or 3-wire configurations on 12, 24 or 36-volt systems.

    Price: $29.99 Details

RIPTIDE FORTREX FAQs

Can I get replacement parts for my Minn Kota trolling motor?

Yes, we would be glad to help you with this. You can BUY PARTS ONLINE directly from our website. You can also contact us for replacement parts, in the READ MORE

How do I remove the propeller on my trolling motor?

Please follow this instruction sheet for correct removal of the propeller. It is recommended that you remove the propeller after every use to inspec…

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How do I choose the right shaft length for my trolling motor?

Choosing the correct shaft length is important so that the angler's electric motor does not cavitate, creating fish-spooking noise. The rule of thumb …

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What are the benefits of a bow-mounted electric trolling motor?

Boats do not tend to go in a straight line. Because of this, it is much easier to pull a boat than to push a boat. It is also easier to move the bow o READ MORE

What is the warranty on my Minn Kota product?

View Minn Kota's various warranty statements. READ MORE

Will the CoPilot work with my cable steer or hand control trolling motor?

No, CoPilot is designed only for electric steer motors.  READ MORE

Which quick release bracket will fit on my trolling motor?

We have created a guide to help you select the best quick release bracket for your trolling motor. Please click the link below to download the guide. …

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