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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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METS 2015

  Time: 17/19 November 2015 Location: Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands Stand: Finnish pavilion, stand 09.214   Come join us in the Finnish Pavilion of the Marine Equipment Trade Show in Amsterdam 17/19 November 2015 & find out what's new with Oceanvolt!
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US SAILBOAT SHOW

  Time: 8/12 October 2015 Location: Annapolis, US Stand: D29 & D30   Come see Oceanvolt Electric Motor Systems in Annapolis at the US Sailboat Show . The show will take place 8/12 of October, 2015. Our stand will be located at D29 & D30 together with our US distributor Annapolis Hybrid Marine. The launch of the new Oceanvolt powered and US…
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NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

  Time: 17/20 September 2015 Location: Newport, US Stand: Gunboat & J/Boat   The launch of the new electric J/Boats J/88 will happen at Newport International Boat Show 17/20 September! The J88 is the world's first solar & hydro powered J/Boat!               Partners in the J88 project: JBoats.com, Oceanvolt.com, VictronEnergy.com, UKSailmakers.com, SolarClothSystem.com, ePaint.com…
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GRAND PAVOIS LA ROCHELLE

  Time: 16/21 September 2015 Location: La Rochelle, France Stand: Stand R-26   Come see Oceanvolt Electric Motor Systems (Hall B, Stand R26) in Grand Pavois Boat Show in La Rochelle, France. The show will take place from 16th to 21st of September. Created in 1973, the Grand Pavois La Rochelle has become one of the…
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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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OCEANVOLT AT LA GRANDE MOTTE 2015 BOAT SHOW!

Come see Oceanvolt Electric Motor Systems (Stand: H19) in La Grande Motte 2015 Boat Show. This is the 6th edition of the International Multihull Boat Show in France at Le Port De La Grande Motte and it will take place from 15th to 19th of April. You will be able to see around 50 to…
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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 to sponsor X Sail Racing Team

We are very pleased to inform you that Oceanvolt will be sponsoring the X Sail Racing Team this year. The Audi X Sail Racing Team is the biggest keelboat sailingteam in Finland. There are actively 20 sailors involved in the team and their main goal is to win the X-35 Class World Championship this year.…
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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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Oceanvolt SD8.6 receives Special Mention in Dame Awards 2012

Oceanvolt SD8.6 electric propulsion system received a Special Mention in the DAME Awards held in November at the METS 2012 trade show in Amsterdam. SD8.6 was competing in the same “Machine, propulsion, mechanical and electrical systems and fittings” -category as the overall Dame winner Torqeedo Deep Blue electric outboard. The Jury felt that the Oceanvolt…
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Oceanvolt SD8.6 nominated for the Dame Award 2012

We are very happy and pleased to announce that our Oceanvolt SD 8.6 electric motor system has been nominated for the DAME Award 2012. “The DAME (Design Award METS) is the single most important international design competition for new marine equipment and accessories. It is the design accolade for entrepreneurs and innovators, and nominations set the pace…
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Oceanvolt – Winner of the Clean Design Award 2012

Oceanvolt has won the Clean Design Award 2012 at Lahti Cleantech Venture day. Oceanvolts CEO Janne Kjellman received the trophy at Lahti Cleantech Venture day held in April from the Chairman of the prize committee, director of UPM ProFin, Katri Parovuori. According to the judges Oceanvolt had best incorporated all of the three aspects of…
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Oceanvolt SD8.6 passes EMC tests

Oceanvolt SD8.6 electric propulsion system passes the final EMC tests which will ensure the electromagnetic compatibility with other electrical devices on board. Oceanvolt products are CE marked so the boat yards can install them in boats sold to European customers.
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SD8.6 electric sail drive deliveries started

The customer deliveries for Oceanvolt SD8.6 electric saildrive units have started. SD8.6 system is the result of over 2 years of product development and testing both on land and at sea. “We are very happy with the final product and it’s advanced features” — comments the Technical Director Richard Lax about the new system which…
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