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NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW 2017

Time: 14.9-17.9.2017 Location: Newport, United States Stand: LAND E 10 Come check out the Oceanvolt electric & hybrid propulsion systems at the Newport International Boat Show 2017. To book a meeting at the show contact usa@oceanvolt.com.
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Now is the time to go electric! – 10 Year Anniversary Campaign

To celebrate 10 years of pioneering innovation in clean electric marine power and propulsion, Oceanvolt is offering special packages for our most popular range of systems. Since 2007, Oceanvolt has enabled hundreds of boating enthusiasts experience the true serenity of electric propulsion - eliminating the noise, vibration and smell from diesel engines. Sail drive and…
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Calle Nyman Appointed Sales Director of Oceanvolt

Oceanvolt a leading supplier of clean electric power & propulsion systems to the boating industry has announced the appointment of Calle Nyman as Sales Director. He has started in his new position on the 14th of August 2017. Calle Nyman has an impressive track record from leading companies within the industry and he has been…
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Tony Longhurst’s Schionning G-Force 2000 launched

  Article by Australian Multihull World “Light, sturdy, fast, offshore, self-sufficient, hybrid” was the brief for the uncompromising owner of the latest model Schionning G-Force 2000 Speciale. What resulted is a performance cat that is truly pioneering. “This boat is the latest and greatest, testament to an Australian boat building industry that is alive and…
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ELAN E4

"The motor is just amazing, the maneuvering in the harbor, torque, the silence. Better than we ever expected! We've had now 13 days "off grid" with around 200nm traveled and we arrived with 75% in the Marina, 12V totally full." - Owner of the Elan E4, Buna-Luna The Elan E4 embodies the passion for innovation,…
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CATALINA 25

My decision to change the inboard OMC Zephyr 15513H sail-drive, 2 cycle engine to an Oceanvolt SD8.6 sail-drive I found a reliable and silent propulsion system – Oceanvolt, which fits into my existing mount. I started in May 2014 and was in the water in June. I did the installation myself with help from Oceanvolt (over…
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PACIFIC SAIL & POWERBOAT SHOW 2017

Time: 6.4-9.4.2017 Location: Craneway Pavilion & Marina Bay Yacht Harbor, Richmond, CA, USA Stand: In Line Craneway Pavilion Aisle J J10 Join us at the PACIFIC SAIL & POWERBOAT SHOW 2017! Please contact usa@oceanvolt.com to make an appointment with us at stand J J10.
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INTERNATIONAL MULTIHULL BOAT SHOW 2017

Time: 19.4-23.4.2017 Location: La Grande Motte, France Stand: H14 Come see Oceanvolt electric motor systems (Stand: H14) in La Grande Motte 2017 Boat Show. This is the 8th edition of the International Multihull Boat Show in France at Le Port De La Grande Motte and it will take place from 19th to 23rd of April. Please contact sales@oceanvolt.com…
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DUFOUR 382

Nothing spoils the joy of sailing - or a secluded anchorage - more than the noise and smell of diesel engines. Installing an Oceanvolt system in our new boat has freed us from that.  It's the way of the future, and we've been delighted to work with Oceanvolt to bring electric sailing to Canada. –…
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COLMAN FINISHES VENDEE GLOBE WITH 0 FUEL BURNED

New Zealander Conrad Colman wrote a new chapter in the storied history of the Vendée Globe when he crossed the finish line of the eighth edition of the non stop solo round the world race under a makeshift jury rig. He took 16th place when he crossed the finish line at 1400hrs UTC. The elapsed…
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Markus Mustelin Appointed New CEO of Oceanvolt

Oceanvolt a leading supplier of hybrid electric power & propulsion systems to the boating industry has announced the appointment of Markus Mustelin as their new CEO. He will assume responsibilities on 6.3.2017 and will succeed Timo Jaakkola, who has been managing Oceanvolt for the past 4 years. Markus Mustelin is coming from outside the company…
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PRESS RELEASE: POWERNET SUPPLIES OV WITH DC/DC CONVERTER

Oceanvolt, a pioneer in hybrid & electric powered sailing boats needed a charger to convert 48VDC to 12 VDC. Powernet modified a standard DDC4370 unit to comply with the application specific needs and environmental conditions. Oceanvolt’s system is based on a 48V battery bank, but in sailing boats also a 12V or 24V voltage is…
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BOOT 2017

Time: 21.-29.1.2017 Location: Messe Dusseldorf Stand: Hall 10/ Stand E48 Come check out the Oceanvolt electric & hybrid propulsion systems at the Boot 2017.  Find us at 10E48! To book a meeting at the show contact sales@oceanvolt.com. Visit also the stands of our partners Beiderbeck Designs, VCatamaran, ANT-ARCTIC-LAB and Solarwave. The ANT-ARCTIC-LAB is presenting their Oceanvolt related…
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HALFWAY AROUND THE WORLD WITH 0 EMISSIONS!

Week 8 marks another special moment for Conrad Colman in the Vendee Globe as Foresight Natural Energy passed the antimeridian. This is the meridian 180° east or west of the prime meridian which forms a great circle dividing the earth into the Western and Eastern Hemisphere. This means that he is now heading towards home…
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NAUTOR SWAN 43

"The electric motor is clean, quiet, powerful and what's best self-sustaining. It's also a dream to use in tight situations, because you just flick the control lever on and you're ready to go! " The classic Nautor Swan 43 S/Y Avilion (hull #22) designed by Sparkman & Stephens was built in 1970 and sold to South-Africa. From there…
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VOYAGE 480

VOYAGE yachts have taken the popular VOYAGE 480 to a new level - The VOYAGE 480 complete electric features 1.5 kWs of solar panels, 16 kWh of light weight, high capacity Lithium Ion batteries, as well as powerful and regenerating electric drives. Given the specific vessel's equipment demands, the option of a hybrid system, Oceanvolt SEA, is available. With…
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VOYAGE E570

Designed by naval architect Phil Southwell. The all new VOYAGE E570 features a hybrid electric system from Oceanvolt with 8kW of solar panels, 32 kWh of light weight high capacity Lithium ion battery banks, as well as powerful, regenerating motors. Features Induction stove top Electric rotisserie oven Two 24" drawer refrigerators and two 24" drawer freezers Galley island…
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VOYAGE 580

Technology used in the hybrid electric Voyage 580 catamaran: Boat waterline length: 58 ft / 17.68 m Boat beam: 31 ft / 9.33 m Boat weight: 39600 lbs / 17960 kg Electric motor system: Oceanvolt SEA60 with 4 x Oceanvolt SD15 electric sail drive motors Electric motor system nominal power: 4 x 15kW Electric motor system voltage: 48 V Electric motor system weight: 186 kg Batteries:…
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VCAT44 #1

The VCAT44 from vcatamaran is not only another fast cruising catamaran. The VCAT 44 is a boat that distinguishes from most of the markets choices. The VCAT 44 will not only be fast, but at the same time quiet. It will not only accommodate their guests, but offer comfort in a designed shell. The difference…
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PIERMARINE TRENTADUE

The Piermarine built TRENTADUE is a "Race-Cruise" type of sailboat,  with very fast water lines, a powerful sail plan & an 8kW Oceanvolt electric motor. Technology used in the Piermarine Trentadue electric sailboat: Boatbuilder: Piermarine Boat waterline length: 29 ft Boat beam: 11 ft Boat weight: 9149 lb Electric motor system: Oceanvolt SD8 sail drive electric motor Electric motor…
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GRAND PAVOIS 2016

Time: 28.9-3.10.2016 Location: La Rochelle, France Stand: R-35 Come check out the Oceanvolt electric & hybrid propulsion systems at the Grand Pavois 2016 in La Rochelle, France. To book a meeting at the show contact france@oceanvolt.com.
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US SAILBOAT SHOW 2016

Time: 6.-10.10.2016 Location: Annapolis, USA Stand: Land space nr. 56 Come check out the Oceanvolt electric & hybrid propulsion systems at the US Sailboat Show 2016. We have some great new product launches coming up so stay tuned! To book a meeting at the show contact usa@oceanvolt.com.  
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METS 2016

Time: 15.-17.11.2016 Location: Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands Stand: 12.833, Finnish Pavilion Come check out the Oceanvolt electric & hybrid propulsion systems at the METS 2016. We have some great new product launches coming up at the METS so stay tuned! To book a meeting at the show contact sales@oceanvolt.com. Register your free visit before November 8th! For the registration…
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GULL – HAMBLE/WARSASH FERRY

“Gull” was originally built in 1958 by R A Hamper in Fareham Hampshire for use as the Hamble – Warsash Ferry. She was licensed to carry twelve passengers and worked through to 1985 when she was retired from service. She then had a succession of owners before falling into disrepair and was laid up in…
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SCHIONNING G-FORCE 1500C

With Schionning Designs G-Force 1500 design blasting it’s way to the top of the podium in local races and dominating the Asian race circuit with line honors and race records it’s no wonder the G-Force performance range have caught the imagination of so many cat sailors. The new G-Force 1500 C “Cruise” design catamaran has been…
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H-BOAT

“I’m really enthusiastic about Oceanvolt. Maximum convenience, soundless, totally clean, no fuel spills, just plug in, immediately ready to use, powerful, yet very smooth to adjust the speed, elegant & almost invisible.” – Felix Maire, owner of the electric H-boat, Switzerland The H-Boat is a one-design keelboat designed by Finnish Hans Groop in 1967, with…
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AVE GITANA RACING TRIMARAN

The Ave Gitana electric racing trimaran was built in New Zealand by Grant Wichman and launched 1991 in Auckland. The boat is a Lock Crowther Design #93 built for legendary australian sailors Ian Johnston and Cathy Hawkins. It is the sister ship of their famous Australian Trimaran Balena/ Bullfrog / Verbatim / Pacific Cranes/ Australias Child /…
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NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Time: 15.9-18.9.2016 Location: Newport, United States Stand: L10E Come check out the Oceanvolt electric & hybrid propulsion systems at the Newport International Boat Show 2016. To book a meeting at the show contact usa@oceanvolt.com.
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SYDNEY BOAT SHOW 2016

Time: 28.7-1.8.2016 Location: Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia Stand: Boat space 16, a Ritchie 38 daysailer Come check out the all electric Ritchie 38 daysailer with our electric sail drive system at the Sydney Boat Show 2016. Take part in the competition at our stand and win a Garmin Quatix Sailing Watch! The Oceanvolt stand along…
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