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Suomenlahden ykkönen

The boat was originally built in 1981 for the 3/4 tonne World Championships held in Helsinki, organized by NJK. The boat was sponsored by Mallasjuomat Oy from which the name "Suomenlahden Ykkönen" ("Number one in the Gulf of Finland") comes from. Advertising rules prohibited the use of this name and the name of the boat…
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Baltic 68 Café Racer

The Baltic 68 Café Racer is designed to deliver an electrifying performance in more ways than one, this easy to handle Day Sailer is boosted by green power. Her un-plug and go electric propulsion and generation system is super eco-friendly and she’s finished to a luxurious standard on-deck and below. The majority of the hull…
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Press release: Baltic 68 Café Racer powered by Oceanvolt launched

The first Baltic 68 Café Racer was launched on schedule last week when her super-stylish looks were revealed, her ease of use demonstrated and a new era of low carbon footprint yacht building unveiled. All electric Café Racer Under power the Café Racer is driven by two 15kW Oceanvolt ServoProp electric motors. While sailing, the…
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N’Fun 30

The N'Fun 30 is versatile as a daysailer, weekender or a regatta boat. It can be configured very individually. The N’Fun Yachting shipyard founded by Marek Stańczyk can fulfil almost any requirements. "For me it was clear that for a lake like Lake Constance, only an electric drive is an option. The advantages are clear:…
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LOHI 34

The Lohi 34 is a 10.4 m cruising monohull designed by Hans Groop and built by Lohi Oy and Joemarin Oy from 1973-1981. Our diesel engine had served well for decades but it was about time to plan to retire the old engine and invest into reliability. The last year with diesel engine was a kind of "self…
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HIRING: SALES SUPPORT FOR OCEANVOLT USA

Oceanvolt is an industry leader in marine electric propulsion. As interest in electric propulsion grows, we need help responding to initial inquiries and informing customers about our products and electric propulsion. Oceanvolt USA needs sales support in the US market. The primary role will be to respond to questions and help potential customers understand the…
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Electric Sailing Revolution | Kai Malmivaara, GMBA-Middle East

This article was originally posted on the GMBA website. The electric sailing revolution is coming – and though adoption in the marine sector is proving much slower than in the automotive world ashore, progress is being made. However, one has to admit that the market is still relatively small but growing. Today electric systems are…
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Oceanvolt at Virtual Nautic 2021

Event: Virtual Nautic 2021 Time: 12-13.3.2021 Place: Online / Stand A22, Hall 3 Join us and our French Agent E-NAV Systems this Friday and Saturday at Virtual Nautic 2021. The largest virtual boat show ever. You will find us in Hall 3, Stand A22!
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Webinar: Benefits of Electric Propulsion 24.2.2021 – Full

Topic: "Benefits of electric propulsion & things to consider when retrofitting your boat to electric." Date: Wednesday 24.2.2021 Time: 1:00 pm (UTC) Length: 1h (including Q&A) Capacity: First 100 people who register (Update 21.2) The webinar is full, thank you for your interest! In case you cannot join or the registration was already full, the webinar will…
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OCEANVOLT BRAND AMBASSADOR PROGRAM

Become our brand ambassador and spread the word about clean and silent electric propulsion! Earn product prizes and even money by referring a friend to buy an Oceanvolt system! All you need to do is leave your contact details below to register to the program and share your unique referral code (sent in a return…
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Spirit 65DH

Designed for family cruising in the UK, Mediterranean and Caribbean, the brief from the Spirit 65DH owners was for a beautiful yet practical cruising yacht that leaves minimal impact on the environment. Family life is at the focal point of the Spirit DH65, with an open plan galley and breakfast bar designed to emulate the owners’ kitchen…
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Antares 44i – Sailing Linnaea

Follow the conversion of the Antares 44i to electric on Instagram at @sailinglinnaea & on Youtube Technology used in the electric Antares 44i catamaran: Boatbuilder: Antares Catamarans Boat model: 2006 PDQ Antares 44i Installation year: 2021 Length overall: 13.4 m Boat beam: 6.6 m Draft: 1.2m Displacement: 10 200 kg Electric motor system: 2 x Oceanvolt AXC10…
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Bruges tourist boats

The first tourist boat was placed by crane into the Dijver canal in Bruges in 2019 and since then five more have started operating in the UNESCO World Heritage City. The boat is run by 20 lithium batteries housed in sealed watertight containers on the boat. The electric boats are quieter than diesel ones and…
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Alex Thomson’s HUGO BOSS

“The decision to install an electric motor onboard our boat was one that we made fairly early on in the design process. For us, Oceanvolt was the clear choice. It was a pleasure to work with the team to develop and integrate a system which is clean, safe, efficient and reliable. We believe it’s our…
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Swan 55/57 CC – S/Y Night Train

"Our big engine refit is currently being implemented. Bye to the 6 cylinder diesel engine and AC diesel generator. This is a multidimensional project; electric propulsion (combined with hydrogeneration), large lithium battery bank and big DC generator will cater for both silence while motoring and independence to run all systems for an extended period of…
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Leopard 40 Ramblin’ Rose

"San Diego’s Sunwater Marine is knee-deep in a dual ServoProp installation for the Leopard 40 catamaran, Ramblin' Rose. Seeing and (not hearing) is believing. Reducing our reliance on fossil fuels is a lifelong dream. Oceanvolt’s innovative technologies to harvest energy from the sun, wind and water is a big boost for the boating experience -…
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Jimmy Cornell’s Outremer 4 Zero

"My recent voyage on Aventura Zero has shown that having zero carbon emissions on offshore passages with the Oceanvolt regeneration system is possible. A fully autonomous electrical sailing yacht based on the Oceanvolt system will soon become reality, and I am very happy that my experience will have contributed to fulfilling that challenging objective." –…
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SPIRIT 44CR (e)

“I was a pioneer with electric sailing, commissioning the first Alerion Yacht with an electric auxiliary in 2009. When that original system failed unexpectedly and I needed a quick solution to salvage a championship sail racing season, I turned to Oceanvolt. When I was ready for a second electric yacht, and a big step up…
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Arcona 435Z

"The Arcona 435 is an incredibly fast performance cruiser that won European Yacht of the Year. We at Green Yachts sailed our pure electric Arcona 435Z across the Atlantic Ocean in 2020. The 15kW Oceanvolt ServoProp on the Arcona 435Z allowed us to generate more than enough energy to meet our needs and we arrived…
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Salona 38

The Salona 380 is a beautiful European yacht with a great cabin layout that makes this Salona 380 feel like a bigger boat when sailing or enjoying an evening down below with family and friends. Handling is precise and responsive under sail and with an Oceanvolt electric propulsion system, it also handles beautifully when maneuvering…
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Facts behind the “Electric Shock” article

Jimmy Cornell made the wise decision to end his attempt to travel around the world in Magellan's footsteps with a 100% electric boat. It is a great disappointment for the teams at Outremer, Oceanvolt and E-NAV Systems who have worked hard to deliver the boat on time in the context of the current health crisis.…
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Sailing Uma

"Since we first dreamt of sailing the world, we dreaded the smell, noise, vibration, and maintenance, synonymous with having a diesel motor on-board. So, we decided to build our own electric motor from used parts we found online. After 5 years and 20,000 miles of sailing with our DIY system, we were finally able to…
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ESSE 850

"As I was looking for a replacement for my inboard gasoline engine, I wanted to make sure the engine would be reliable, safe and easy to use. The Oceanvolt SD6 has proved to be all of that, but also lightweight and silent. My Esse 850 yacht being a day-sailor, it is super convenient for me…
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Li Yachts 40

"I have always been fascinated about the idea of a sailboat traveling in the ocean energy self-sufficient like the satellites rounding the earth. Producing its own energy with the power of the wind, sea and sun. With modern day electric devices on board power supply might be a challenge. Oceanvolt’s electric motor serves as a…
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Alex Thomson ceases racing in the Vendée Globe

November 28, 2020. After incurring damage to the starboard rudder of his boat, British sailor Alex Thomson has ceased racing in the Vendée Globe and is now sailing his boat towards Cape Town. Thomson last night disconnected the starboard rudder and has since been sailing the yacht with just one rudder. After assessing the situation today,…
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Beneteau First 47.7

It fuelled my regatta instinct, I had to turn off the regeneration. Then we had the same speed. Sailing side by side within 10 meters, I added some silent power from the Oceanvolt system, and took off into the horizon with the other captain bewildered and staring at the magic boat! This testimonial was written…
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Alex Thomson “sailing once again” onboard HUGO BOSS

Just 48 hours after he unearthed structural damage to his HUGO BOSS boat – on day 13 of the Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race – Alex Thomson has confirmed that he is sailing once again. Thomson discovered damage to the bow area of his IMOCA yacht on Saturday evening UTC and, after alerting his team…
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Salona 46

From the second we stepped on board the Salona 46, the twin Oceanvolt ServoProp system was amazing! With the twin motors, we could turn easily in the marina without even using the wheel to steer. While sailing, we hydroregenerated energy twice as fast. And, the new Salona 46 is fast to sail making it a perfect…
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Structural issue onboard HUGO BOSS

At approximately 19:00 UTC on Saturday 21st November, British Skipper Alex Thomson notified his team on shore of a possible structural issue onboard the HUGO BOSS boat. At the time, Thomson was located approximately 800 miles east of Rio de Janeiro in the South Atlantic ocean, and was 13 days into the Vendée Globe round-the-world…
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