RIPTIDE ST

THE STRONG SILENT TYPE

With effortless stow/deploy and up to 112 pounds of thrust, Riptide ST is the most talked-about motor in saltwater – and fish can’t hear it coming. Optimize it with i-Pilot® or i-Pilot Link™.

i-PILOT LINK

i-Pilot Link allows you to control your motor with your remote and Humminbird fishfinder, giving you an arsenal of GPS-powered navigation capabilities.

i-PILOT

Add GPS-powered i-Pilot to your motor for automatic boat control – set Spot-Locks, record and retrace paths, and more.

STOW & DEPLOY LEVER

Easy in. Easy out. Everyday. The balanced motor design makes stowing easy, and a master cut-off switch automatically turns off the motor when stowed.

STARTING AT$1249.99
    • STOW & DEPLOY LEVER
    • COPILOT FOR RIPTIDE ST
    • DIGITAL MAXIMIZER
    • PUSH-TO-TEST BATTERY METER
    • i-PILOT LINK
    • i-PILOT
    • AUTOPILOT
    • 112 LBS. OF THRUST
    • WEEDLESS WEDGE 2 PROP
    • ADVANTAGE MINN KOTA
    • SALTWATER ADVANTAGE
    • 2-YEAR WARRANTY
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      Stow & Deploy Lever

      Easy in. Easy out. Everyday. That’s the thought behind Riptide ST's  innovative stow/deploy mechanism. The balanced motor design makes stowing easy, and a master cut-off switch automatically turns off the motor when stowed.

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      CoPilot for Riptide ST

      CoPilot™ wireless remote system comes standard giving you push-button control of prop on/off, speed and steering. The compact remote is waterproof and floats, and can be mounted on your lanyard or wrist for easy access. One-touch AutoPilot activation and high-speed bypass, which lets you hit full speed in an instant. 

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      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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      Battery Meter

      Get an instant “state of charge” reading at the push of a button.
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      i-Pilot® Link™

      i-Pilot Link allows your motor and Humminbird to talk to each other, and lets you control your motor from the Link remote or your Humminbird. Link’s advanced GPS features automatically navigate your boat for you. Set and return to Spot-Locks and waypoints. Follow depth contours in the water. Record and retrace paths. Automatically navigate to your favorite spots at the push of a button. And take full command of speed, steering and cruise control.  There’s no limit to where fully integrated, GPS precision can take you. Learn more.

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      i-Pilot®

      Add i-Pilot to your motor to make boat positioning automatic. This GPS-powered navigation system features an LCD remote for instant feedback, and it controls your boat for you, so you can focus on fishing. Set Spot-Locks to stay within 5 feet of a fishing spot, record and retrace paths in the water, take command of speed and steering, set cruise control, and follow any bearing you want. It’s all automatic, and all with GPS precision. Learn More.

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      AutoPilot™

      Digitally controlled AutoPilot™ locks onto any heading you choose and delivers you there. Infinitely variable steering adjustments provide smoother course corrections and tighter heading accuracy against wind, waves and current.   Available on select models.

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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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      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.  If we could guarantee it for longer than a lifetime, we would. 

      Cool, Quiet, Power:Nothing runs cooler or more quietly 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. So quiet, they’ll never hear you coming. 

      2-Year Warranty: This motor is backed up with Minn Kota’s two-year warranty.

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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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      2-Year Warranty

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

  •  MODELTHRUSTVOLTSSHAFT LENGTH
    Riptide ST with i-Pilot Link Bow-Mount MotorsRT 80 / ST /i-Pilot Link802454", 60"
    RT 55 / ST / i-Pilot Link551254"
    Riptide ST with i-Pilot Bow-Mount MotorsRT 112 / ST / i-Pilot1123660", 72"
    RT 80 / ST / i-Pilot802454", 60"
    RT 55 / ST / i-Pilot551254"
    Riptide ST Bow-Mount MotorsRT 112 / ST / CoPilot / AP1123660"
    RT 80 / ST/ CoPilot / AP 80 24 60" 
    RT 80 / ST / CoPilot 802454"

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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    i-PILOT ACCESSORY - RIPTIDE ST

    Add GPS-powered i-Pilot to your Riptide ST bow-mount trolling motor for automatic boat control - set Spot-Locks, record and retrace paths, and more.

    Price: $449.99 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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    CORDED FOOT PEDAL - TERROVA/RIPTIDE ST

    ​Low-profile design offers two steering options: heel/toe pedal or left/right steering buttons. Includes rotary speed control dial, momentary/constant on toggle, AutoPilot on/off toggle.

    Price: $149.99 Details

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    MICRO REMOTE

    Simplified, compact control quick command of Spot-Lock, speed, steering and Advanced AutoPilot.

    Price: $99.99 Details

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    RTA-17 QUICK RELEASE BRACKET

    Easily remove your Riptide ST or Riptide SP bow-mount trolling motor.

    Price: $79.99 Details

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    i-PILOT LINK CHARGING CABLE

    5 foot charging cable features a USB adapter and charges like a cell phone.

    Price: $29.99 Details

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    i-PILOT LINK REMOTE HOLDING CRADLE

    Secure your i-Pilot Link remote to your belt or console with this versatile cradle.

    Price: $29.99 Details

RIPTIDE ST FAQs

Can I add i-Pilot to my Minn Kota trolling motor?

If your motor is a Terrova, PowerDrive V2, Riptide ST or Riptide SP model, it is compatible with the i-Pilot system. Unfortunately, PowerDrive models READ MORE

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

Can I purchase additional remotes for my Minn Kota product?

Yes. You can purchase remotes for your Co-Pilot, Talon, i-Pilot and i-Pilot Link on our website or your local Minn Kota Dealer.   READ MORE

Can I upgrade my Minn Kota trolling motor with AutoPilot?

Unfortunately, we do not offer the AutoPilot as a standalone accessory. However, the AutoPilot feature is included with the i-Pilot and i-Pilot Link a READ MORE

Can I use a foot pedal with my i-Pilot or i-Pilot Link equipped motor?

Ulterra, Terrova and Riptide ST motors: When these models are equipped with either i-Pilot or i-Pilot Link you can still use your corded foot pedal to…

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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 you program and learn a CoPilot remote?

  • The CoPilot kit already has the receiver "learned" to the ID number of the remote it is packaged with.
  • To "learn" the ID number of additional remotes,…
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How far is the remote range?

The maximum safe operating range of the Co-Pilot, Talon, i-Pilot and i-Pilot Link remotes is 30 ft.  READ MORE

How long will batteries in my CoPilot remote and wireless foot pedal last?

Typically the batteries will last one year or at least two regular fishing seasons.  READ MORE

What about shaft length selection?

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

What languages can the i-Pilot Link remote display?

English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese,  Spanish, Swedish, Czech, Croatian, and Rus…

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What type of battery does my Minn Kota remote require?

i-Pilot remote: One CR2450 coin-cell battery (included)

i-Pilot Link remote: One 3.7 volt, 1200mAh rechargeable Lithium battery (included)

Micro remote…

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Why buy a Minn Kota trolling motor with the AutoPilot feature?

Minn Kota’s patented AutoPilot system (available on Terrova and PowerDrive V2 trolling motors) keeps you headed in the right direction by intelligentl…

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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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How can I troubleshoot my i-Pilot or i-Pilot Link system?

If you are experiencing an issue with your i-Pilot or i-Pilot Link, you can click the link below to download a troubleshooting guide. 

Download i-Pilot…

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Which accessories are compatible with my electric steer trolling motor?

We have produced several models of electric steer models that are compatible with various accessories. Please refer to this matrix to help you select …

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