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Oceanvolt ServoProp – Category winner DAME Awards 2017!

Oceanvolt ServoProp variable pitch sail drive has won the category of "Machinery, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems and fittings" in the DAME Design Awards 2017 held during the METS exhibition at Amsterdam RAI. "As pure electric propulsion moves from novel concept to more widespread use, the Jury welcomes efforts to improve the efficiency of the…
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METS 2017

Time: 14.-16.11.2017 Location: Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands Stand: 12.833, Finnish Pavilion, DAME I-nnovation Lab & E-nnovation Lab   MEET US AT METS! Are you planning to visit this year’s Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam? Let us know your schedule and set up a meeting with our team at the show. Oceanvolt's stand is at the heart of the Finnish Pavilion, stand…
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INTRODUCING OCEANVOLT SERVOPROP – VARIABLE PITCH SAILDRIVE

Oceanvolt announces the latest in electric marine power and propulsion innovations - Oceanvolt ServoProp The patented Oceanvolt ServoProp variable pitch sail drive combines a high efficiency sail drive with the most powerful hydro generator on the market. The unique feature of the ServoProp is the possibility to turn the propeller blades more than 180 degrees.…
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US SAILBOAT SHOW 2017

Time: 5.-9.10.2017 Location: Annapolis, USA Stand: Land space nr. 79 Come check out our clean electric & hybrid propulsion systems at the US Sailboat Show 2017. To book a meeting at the show contact usa@oceanvolt.com.
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GRAND PAVOIS BOAT SHOW 2017

Time: 27.9-2.10.2017 Location: La Rochelle, France Stand: Equipment & motor hall, Alley R, Stand 28 Come check out the Oceanvolt electric & hybrid propulsion systems at the Grand Pavois Boat Show 2017. Present also will be the Rosso 28 sailboat equipped with an Oceanvolt AX5 electric propulsion system.
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OCEANVOLT WINS EDSON STAR AWARD

Newport International Boat Show announces Edson Star Award winners Companies Honored for Best Displays at Leading New England Boat Show Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the results of this year’s Edson Star Awards for Excellence in Portraying Company Image. Presented by Will Keene,…
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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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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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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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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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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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ON THE ROAD TO THE VENDÉE GLOBE 2016

After 14 days 6 hours and 55 minutes of racing, 100% Natural Energy has arrived in Vendée taking the 12th place. The oldest boat in the fleet and having left 24 hours after everyone else, Conrad still arrived ahead of one new generation boat (2015 vs 2005!) One happy and confident skipper! "I still can't believe that I have…
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OCEANVOLT APPOINTS AREA SALES MANAGER USA

"Being on the water is a way of life.  I was very fortunate to grow up on the Jersey Coast learning to sail, cruising and racing with my family and fishing on my grandparent’s 45′ sportfish.  As a resident of Annapolis for nearly 30 years has entrenched me in one of the largest most active yachting communities.  I…
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CTO / PRODUCTION MANAGER

We are looking for a CTO / Production Manager to take responsibility of our production and R&D projects. The systems are being manufactured at our premises at Kaivoksela, Vantaa. The Oceanvolt R&D team consists of professionals in mechanical design, HW and SW design and shipbuilding. The production team consists of technicians and electricians.  The employment can…
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SPONSORING CONRAD COLMAN IN VENDEE GLOBE 2016

We are happy to announce that Oceanvolt will be sponsoring Conrad Colman Ocean Racing in the upcoming Vendee Globe 2016 and the races before it! We will be supplying Conrad's Imoca 60 "Galileo" with a complete 15kW electric propulsion system that will be partially powered by the SolarCloth solar sails installed on the boat. The boat's…
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ANNAPOLIS SPRING SAILBOAT SHOW 2016

Time: 22.4-24.4.2016 Location: Annapolis, USA Stand: Alerion Yachts & Annapolis Hybrid Marine (A26A) Go check out the electric Alerion Sport 30 at the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show 2016. Our US representative Annapolis Hybrid Marine (stand A26A) will also be at the expo displaying our electric sail drive motors!
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INTERNAUTICA 2016

Time: 4.5-8.5.2016 Location: Marina Portoroz, Portoroz, Slovenia Stand: Beginning of Green Avenue, next to Elan Yachts Internautica 2016 - International Boat Show is a 5 day event being held from 4th May to the 8th May 2016 at the MARINA PORTOROZ in Portoroz, Slovenia. The 21st edition of Internautica will focus on new models of attractive Motor…
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