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G-Force 1500C ‘IMMAGINA’ – Cape Town to Grenada

G-Force 1500C 'IMMAGINA' recently completed her delivery from Cape Town to Grenada, and owner Donato has written some words about the trip and the boat's performance. "I have sailed Immagina, a G-Force 1500C, from Cape Town to Grenada covering 6,500 Nm across the Atlantic. She sailed wonderfully throughout! We had south easterly winds that ranged…
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Oceanvolt Sea Trial – Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

Experience clean, quiet electric power & propulsion Visit us at the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show 20-22 April, 2018 at the corner of ‘A dock’ and ‘D dock’. Event organised in partnership with Crusader Yacht Sales Port Annapolis Marina 7078 Bembe Beach Rd Annapolis, MD 21403 info@crusaderyachts.com RSVP Please email Bill O’Malley (Oceanvolt - U.S. Sales…
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Encouraging the use of renewable energy on IMOCAs

Last week was a busy and useful week for the IMOCA class. After the safety course organised in La Trinité-sur-Mer in Brittany on Wednesday 4th April, those involved in the class got together again on the following day in Lorient for the 2018 Annual General Meeting. Encouragement to use renewable energy on board the boats,…
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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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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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New Oceanvolt Partner in Florida – Just Catamarans

Yesterday we signed a new Partner Agreement with Just Catamarans in Dania, FL.  Just Catamarans is an Outremer dealer, charter services and a refit specialist offering complete marine services and handling several hurricane recovery catamarans from the BVI.  Oceanvolt is the perfect addition to their product offering.
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Miami International Boat Show 2018

Time: 15.-19.2.2018 Location: MIAMI MARINE STADIUM PARK & BASIN Stand: Booth: C941 - C Tent To book a meeting with Oceanvolt at the Miami International Boat Show please contact usa@oceanvolt.com
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ServoProp powered ITA 14.99 Multihull of the Year 2018 Nominee!

Oceanvolt & Itacatamarans Srl are proud to announce that ITA 14.99’s Hull #1 will be mounting the new innovative Oceanvolt ServoProp motor, which recently received the DAME award at METS 2017. Following extensive testing this patented innovation will be mounted as a World Première on ITA14.99! Always in search of excellence, Itacatamarans strongly wanted to equip…
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Belgian Boat Show Ghent 2018

Time: 10.-12.2.2018 & 16.-18.2.2018 Location: FLANDERS EXPO, GENT Stand: 3031 / Hall 3 Oceanvolt and our new Belgian agent Optimus Yacht Technology will be present at the Belgian Boat Show Ghent from 10-12 and 16-18 of February. Optimus Yachts stand is 3031 in Hall 3.
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Optimus Yacht Technology appointed as Belgian agent for Oceanvolt

The agreement was signed with Christophe Schepens, representative of Belgian boatbuilder Optimus Yacht Technology during BOOT 2018. In addition to Belgium Optimus Yacht Technology will represent Oceanvolt in the South of Netherlands. Optimus Yacht Technology will be present at the Belgian Boat Show Ghent from 10-12 and 16-18 of February. Optimus Yachts stand is 3031 in Hall 3.
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Q Yachts Q30

  SPECIFICATIONS OF THE ELECTRIC Q YACHTS Q30 MOTORBOAT Boatbuilder Q Yachts / Q-Composites LOA 9.3 m Beam 2.2 m Draft 0.5 m Displacement 1 500 kg Cruising speed 9 knots Fast Cruising 15 knots Range at Cruising 42 / 80 nautical miles (30 / 60 kWh) Range at Fast Cruising 22 / 40 nautical…
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BOOT 2018

Time: 20.-28.1.2018 Location: Messe Düsseldorf Stand: Hall 10/ Stand D60 Sailing enthusiast? Come test out our DAME 2017 Award winning ServoProp at stand 10D60 of boot Düsseldorf! Motorboat owner? Find out how our modular AXC shaft drive series can transform your motorboat to clean and quiet electric. Also present at our stand: Ant Arctic Lab Q-Yachts No…
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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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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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