Expected to arrive spring 2017 is the ultimate drive
units that fishermen have been anticipating for the past year. Since
FeelFree introduced the removable "Sonar Pod", it was obvious to all
that a drive unit was in the future. All was mum until this year's
I-Cast trade show when the prototype drive unit was displayed.
This is a premium unit! The OverDrive unit can be set up strictly as a
pedal unit, capable of forward & reverse motion, or with the addition of
a very small 12 volt motor pack, be transformed into a power driven
cruiser moving your yak faster than you could ever paddle ... or
throttled down to so slow the fish will be offering Geritol to the bait.
Steering will be via the standard FeelFree toe controlled rudder
pedal system. I understand the drive unit will come with a seat adapter
that allows the seat to slide front to rear to accommodate different leg
lengths. The unit will be fully (and easily) removable, will swing up
for shallow water launching, and operate off standard 12 volt batteries.
Of course, the original option of human powered paddles is available at