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HIRING: AREA SALES MANAGER FOR OCEANVOLT USA

We are looking for an area sales manager for Oceanvolt USA. Oceanvolt USA Inc. is responsible for the sales and support of Oceanvolt in North America. Our biggest customers in the USA include J-Boats and US Watercraft. Oceanvolt USA's company headquarters are currently in Annapolis, MD. We are looking for a motivated person to handle our US…
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OCEANVOLT APPOINTS NEW SALES DIRECTOR

Anssi Sallinen has over 15 years of experience working in sales & ICT Electric and hybrid propulsion system manufacturer Oceanvolt has appointed Anssi Sallinen as its new Sales Director. Anssi has an extensive experience as a director in several ICT and Cloud Computing companies. Anssi has sailed for his whole life, mainly around the cans in…
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ARC 2015 – THOUGHTS FROM THE SKIPPER OF MAESTRO 40

Good vibes from the Atlantic crossing. The gang was great and took care of their own jobs. No wailing and gnashing of teeth even thought time to time the conditions were pretty strict, and 17 days in a small "cup" required a lot of patience. The first three days were quite tough, the wind was confusing and waves came from…
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TUG OF WAR – THE FORCE AWAKENS

What happens when you put two identical Voyage 45 DC charter catamarans head to head in a game of Tug of War? One catamaran is equipped with 2 x 10kW Oceanvolt electric sail drive motors, the other with 2 x 29HP diesels.
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NOW HIRING: MECHANIC

We are looking for a person with strong hands-on mechanical skills to join our production team in our premises in Helsinki, Finland. As a Mechanic, you will be: Assembling Oceanvolt system products: Both mechanical and electrical assembly Verifying functionality of the built products Making quality control of the parts Updating the ERP Allocating the used/created items…
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SAIL’S BEST BOATS 2016 FEATURES OCEANVOLT

SAIL Magazine's Best Boats for 2016 features Oceanvolt electric motor systems together with  J/Boats J/88 Oceanvolt & the Gunboat G4. Few are consistently willing to push the technology envelope and accept the (often considerable) risks that this entails. In the mass production marketplace, Groupe Beneteau stands out. In the high-end custom marketplace it is Gunboat, with this year’s…
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OCEANVOLT ON SAILING ANARCHY

  Mr. Clean came by our stand at METS 2015 and shot a video about Oceanvolt & our Oceanvolt RSI service. WATCH THE VIDEO ON SAILING ANARCHY'S FACEBOOK PAGE >>   We love our green tech and a huge welcome to our newest supporters at Oceanvolt! Check out their leading edge electric propulsion, storage, generation and…
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MAESTRO 40 SAILS FROM FINLAND TO ST. LUCIA

One of the first sailboats ever installed with an Oceanvolt SD motor, the Maestro 40, S/Y Limone, is now heading from Helsinki to Las Palmas to take part in the ARC - Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. As you know it is against race rules to use the motor during the race, but while transferring the…
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Arcona 380Z – Winner of the Sailing Today Green Award

The Arcona Yachts built and Oceanvolt powered Arcona 380Z has won the Sailing Today Green Award! The winner in this category was selected by an expert editorial panel. The panel wanted to recognize an impressive product or service aiming to make sailing more environmentally friendly. Sweden’s Arcona has long been reputed for its fast, stiff, high-quality cruising…
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COBOAT, THE COWORKING CATAMARAN TO BE POWERED BY OCEANVOLT

"Oceanvolt is pleased to work with Coboat team on this project to make an ecological and self-sustainable propulsion solution for the Coboat catamaran. Althought Oceanvolt has made several SEA – Silent Electric Autonomy - systems for catamarans earlier, this project is especially interesting and technically challenging with 4 x Oceanvolt SD15 electric motors. In addition to…
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INSTALLING SOLAR PANELS ON A BOAT

Solar panel technology has improved tremendously in the past few years. The panels are highly efficient, flexible, walkable and comes with very low weight. They can be attached to the deck or canvas  with fasteners such as Tenax/Loxx, using velcro or glue. Some panels are suitable for boom/mast assembly as well. The latest technology allows…
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GLOBAL SALES EXECUTIVE

We are now looking for a Global Sales Executive to lead and execute the overall company global sales objectives. The task also includes leading the sales team and identifying new sales prospects while maintaining relationships with existing clients.  Global Sales Executive Job Duties: Development of Sales strategies and leadership of the sales team and related…
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PRODUCTION SUMMER TRAINEE

We are looking for a summer employee to work with us in our premises in Helsinki, Finland. THIS POSITION HAS ALREADY BEEN FILLED, THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR INTEREST! As a Summer Trainee for Production, you will: Make quality control of the parts & report anomalies (not UFO related) Make mechanical assembly for Oceanvolt control levers…
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Oceanvolt secures 1,5 million euro financing

Oceanvolt has finished its 1,5 million euro round of financing successfully. The total sum consists of 1,3 million euros of private money together with Aloitusrahasto Veras investment. Vera is is managed by Veraventure. "The financing makes it possible for us to quickly expand to the US and South-Europe. Electric propulsion or motor systems are only now becoming common…
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New distributors for Finland, Mauritius & Norway

We have again expanded our network of distributors with new members from Finland, Mauritius and Norway. Our new distributor in Finland will be Skuru Marine Ab, in Mauritius RayVin Yachts and in Norway BES as.   FINLAND Skuru Marine Ab www.skurumarine.fi   MAURITIUS RayVin Yachts www.rayvinyachts.mu rajen.naidu@rayvinyachts.mu   NORWAY BES as www.arconayachts.no   PRESS RELEASE…
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New distributors in South Africa & UK

We are pleased to inform that we have expanded our reseller network with new members from the UK and South Africa. Our new reseller in South Africa will be Powersol and in the UK Energy Solutions Ltd.   CONTACT DETAILS: Powersol www.powersol.co.za/ sales@powersol.co.za   Energy Solutions Ltd www.energy-solutions.co.uk
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Oceanvolt SD15 nominated for Boating Product of the Year 2014

The Oceanvolt SD15 has been chosen as one of the ten finalist competing for the title of Boating Product of the Year 2014 here in Finland. The winner of the competition will be determined by public voting at the Vene Båt 2014 trade show in February. You can also vote for the winner at www.finnboat.fi
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We have moved to a new location

Dear customers and partners! We have relocated to our new office 1st of December 2013. Our new address is Oceanvolt Ltd Vanha Talvitie 1, 3rd floor 00580, Helsinki Finland Oceanvolt Oy
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Oceanvolt teams up with Victron Energy

Oceanvolt enters a two-way relationship with Victron Energy. The two companies will integrate their products to work as a unified system, which will form the base of Oceanvolts SEA® (Silent Electric Autonomy) concept. Oceanvolt SEA® system enables among other things running your A/C and other appliances without using your generator by converting the electricity from the…
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Oceanvolt appoints Annapolis Hybrid Marine as its US distributor

We are very pleased to inform that we have chosen Annapolis Hybrid Marine as our new saildrive distributor in the U.S, Canada & the Caribbean. Together with AHM we are introducing our two electric saildrive models, the Oceanvolt SD8.6 and the Oceanvolt SD15 to the North American and Caribbean markets. Annapolis Hybrid Marine is also…
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Oceanvolt names new CEO

Oceanvolt Ltd strengthens its internationalization strategy by appointing Timo Jaakkola as the new CEO. Timo Jaakkola has been previously working as the CEO of Environics USA Inc and been in charge of the company’s North and South-American sales. In order to succeed in the international market Oceanvolt requires experts with extensive experience in sales and…
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Oceanvolt to sponsor Damien Seguin

We are very pleased to inform that Oceanvolt has decided to sponsor Damien Seguin, a French olympic sailor, by installing one of the SD15  electric motors in his brand new Akilaria RC3 Class40 racing boat. For Oceanvolt it has been a very interesting project since it is the first ever Class40 boat with an electric motor.…
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Oceanvolt electric motor systems wins Pittman Innovation Award

The Oceanvolt SD electric motor system has been chosen by SAIL Magazine as the winner of the 2013 Pittman Innovation Award in the Systems category. The award is given every year to recognize the most innovative and interesting new products on the market.     According to the judges “Electric motors have been married to…
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