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trolling motor on dinghy

Was thinking of using a trolling motor on my dinghy, and re-power the battery with a solar charger...
We figure we use the dinghy about 2 hours a day max and I believe it draws 8 amps , so thats 16 amp hours to replace..
The sun will only give me a max charge for about 6 hours, so I'm thinking that I would have to have a pannel to produce 3 amps......
Any thoughts would help.......
The idea of using a trolling motor on the dinghy would be for light weight getting it off and on the boat........
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