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HIRING: EMBEDDED SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (TRAINEE, PART-TIME)

Job Description In this position, you will be working as an embedded software developer in our software team. We design software mostly for microcontroller-based systems and write support software for PCs. The primary language is C++14. You are required to be familiar either in embedded development or C++ or preferably both. Other skills we value,…
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SHE’S ELECTRIC: THE SPIRIT 44E

Originally published by Spirit Yachts Fully electric with solar panels and no hydrocarbons onboard, the Spirit 44E is at the forefront of sustainable sailing. Due to launch in early 2020, her ringframes have recently gone into build in the Spirit Yachts yard in Suffolk. From afar, the 13.4m Spirit 44E will look like any other…
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Salona Yachts enters the ’green zone’

Salona shipyard decided to expand sailing boats gamma by entering the electric powered area of performance sailing. Salona 33, Salona 35 and Salona 380 will be optionally powered by Oceanvolt electric propulsion system. The sail drive motors are the most advanced patented technology and this alignment with Oceanvolt is a great step forward for Salona…
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Hiring: Production staff member (Assembly of electronics)

Job description In this position, you will be working as a production staff member manufacturing Oceanvolt components for electric motors and propulsion systems. Additionally, your role includes handling customer projects and deliveries. Above all, your main responsibility is to ensure customer satisfaction. To ensure customer satisfaction, you will contribute to improving documentation and providing installations…
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Helsinki International Boat Show 2019

Helsingin Venemessut 2019 Kesä ja uusi veneilykausi lähestyy! Harkitsetko purje- tai moottoriveneesi moottorin vaihtoa? Vaihda nyt äänettömään ja päästöttömään Oceanvolt sähkömoottorijärjestelmään. Tuot veneesi kertaheitolla nykyaikaan ja nautit huolettomista merimaileista! Jos tilaat nyt ehdit vielä saada järjestelmän kesäksi. Kysy tarjousta tai lisätietoa joko suoraan Oceanvoltilta osoitteesta sales@oceanvolt.com tai alla olevilta yhteistyökumppaneiltamme! Helsinki International Boat Show 2019…
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Hiring: System Engineer

As an Oceanvolt System Engineer, your main responsibility is to take the role of project coordinator for each sold Oceanvolt system and follow it through the order, purchasing, manufacturing, delivering, installing, certifying and issuing of the warranty stages. This includes planning and implementing the follow up process as well as communicating the progress to different…
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Hiring: Research and Development Manager

Job description In this key position, your main responsibility is to lead the R&D team and take responsibility for research. Additionally, you are responsible for planning and implementing new programs and protocols. Furthermore, you will oversee the development of new products, monitor the development progress and communicate to and with all relevant stakeholders. For a…
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New Agents for New Zealand & Australia

We've signed contracts with Mr. Claude Desjardins in Australia and Beacon Marine in New Zealand. Our business has increased tremendously in these areas during the past few years and by appointing these new partners we will strengthen the presence of Oceanvolt and the local support towards boat builders and refit yards. Agent & Refit Yard…
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Departure of Ant Arctic Lab

Just a few days to go! Departure on 29th July 9 am from the pontoon in Les Sables d'Olonne 11 am at sea - starting line Norbert will take off from the Vendée Globe pontoon at 9:00 a.m. Once at sea he will sail a final loop in the bay of Les Sables d’Olonne and…
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NEW AREA SALES MANAGER NORDIC COUNTRIES APPOINTED

Oceanvolt, a leading supplier of clean electric power & propulsion systems to the boating industry has announced the appointment of Alec von Weissenberg as Area Sales Manager Nordic Countries. He started in his new position on beginning of July 2018. Alec has a solid background from leading companies within the industry and he has been…
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Oceanvolt Training Academy July 2018

Beginning of July 2018 Oceanvolt organised a training event in Finland for its partners from all over the globe. These partners consisted of agents, certified installers and other representatives. The 3 day training session comprised of sales & marketing training, test-driving the Q30 & Arcona 380Z and hands on installation training.
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Hiring: Area Sales Manager, Nordic Countries

The main functional responsibility of the Area Sales Manager is to manage the overall sales activity in the set area. As a member of the sales team, the AREA SALES MANAGER shall, together with the other members take part in strategy implementation and the development of the area to ensure long-term sustainability of the business…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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