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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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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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OCEANVOLT SYSTEMS OFFERED ON 2017 MODEL J/BOATS

The Oceanvolt system is currently offered on the USA built J/88, and starting this fall (2017 model year), will also be offered on the J/95, J/97E, J/112E and J/122E. Imagine sailing on a beautiful day knowing that, even if the wind dies and you're forced to turn on the motor, peace and tranquility are not…
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OCEANVOLT IS MOVING TO LARGER NEW FACILITIES

As our company grows, our current offices and production facilities have become too small for our needs. So from March 8, 2016 onwards you will find our new, significantly larger offices and production facilities next to Tesla Motors. THE NEW ADDRESS IS: Oceanvolt Oy Vetokuja 1 01610 Vantaa Finland
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