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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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X-YACHTS X-302

The X-Yachts X-302 is a light and fast cruiser racer in the X-Yachts range. The 30ft X-302 were manufactured between 1994 and 2004. 117 were built. This particular one, the S/Y Sarastus, originally had a diesel engine that was replaced with our Oceanvolt SD8.6 in the winter of 2012. You can see the whole installation…
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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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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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G-FORCE 2000 SPECIALE

The G-Force 2000 Speciale electric catamaran is a brand new addition to the impressive G-Force Series of performance cruising catamarans. Commissioned by Tony Longhurst this design is currently (as of April 2016) being built by Noosa Marine. The basic design of the boat follows the G-Force 1800C with a touch more waterline length and some…
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IMOCA 60 FOR VENDEE GLOBE 2016

"The Vendee Globe is an opportunity for me to take part in my 3rd race around the world, this time solo, and to become the first Kiwi to do so. The race is not very well known in New Zealand where crewed racing is a lot more famous than solo racing and I look forward…
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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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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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