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Industry Marine Equipment
Founded Helsinki, Finland (2004)
Founder Janne Kjellman
Headquarters Helsinki, Finland
Key people
Janne Kjellman (Managing Director)
Richard Lax (Technical Director)
Christian Hallberg (Commercial Director)
Website www.oceanvolt.com
The award winning Oceanvolt SD8.6 electric motor system for sailboats

Oceanvolt is a Finnish boat electric motor manufacturer founded in 2004 by Janne Kjellman. The company was formerly known as Electric Ocean. Oceanvolt is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

The company currently produces two types of propulsion systems for electric boats, saildrives and shaftdrives. Oceanvolt has received several awards for its SD8.6 saildrive system, the latest being the 2013 Pittman Innovation Award given by the SAIL Magazine.[1]

Examples of boats installed with Oceanvolt electric motors[edit]

  • X-Yachts X-302
  • Finn Express 83
  • Maestro 40
  • Blue 30
  • Le Breton Yachts SIG 45
  • Aventura Catamarans Aventura 33

Awards and recognition[edit]

Oceanvolt has received a number of awards and recognitions:

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