One of the things we’re excited to check out at the METS show is Oceanvolt’s new smartphone app to go along with their very sexy electric motor and management systems. We’ve got a treehugging streak, but even for the environmentally apathetic, these things have some phenomenal benefits over traditional diesel systems. More from our pals in Finland:
Oceanvolt’s award-winning electric motors and energy management systems for sailboats and catamarans are silent, lightweight and maintenance free. Oceanvolt offers both sail drive and shaft drive motor models. The Oceanvolt SD system has a patented, flexible mounting to attach the motor to the sailboat hull to absorb vibrations. This feature also makes it possible to refit or install the electric motor system on any boat between 20-80ft.
Oceanvolt systems create energy while sailing – up to 4000W per motor, monohull or catamaran. This will recharge the batteries quickly. Complemented with solar power and shore power, there is rarely any need to use a generator while sailing. Compared
to traditional diesel motors, Oceanvolt electric motors have no gears or components that wear out or parts that need to be replaced in yearly service.
Oceanvolt has also developed a smartphone app that will show you the system’s state of charge and status, as well as the location of your boat and other useful info, anywhere in the world. This same system is also used by Oceanvolt’s service team to monitor, diagnose and remotely service customer boats. It is called Oceanvolt RSI- Remote Service Interface.