Thousands of miles sailed silently on electric.
Introducing the NDMP fully electric Contessa- SV Nazca. Our sailboat, SV Nazca is a 1984 Contessa 34 offshore one design, fully electric, and prepared for expedition sailing. As a one design she was originally produced as a racing yacht – a well proven, robust and seaworthy boat. Nazca is the first vessel of its type…Read More
Our Sail Electric campaign is full “electric” ahead!
Following the incredible success of The North Devon Marine Project this year, comes our next wave for change; our Sail Electric campaign – pioneering conservation technology. Sail Electric has been specifically developed to provide boat owners, builders and operators with the means to truly sail sustainably into the future, wherever and whatever you sail. With…Read More
Anchor and mooring sustainably
Sustainable anchoring and mooring best practice guides are now critical to aid our understanding of what lies below, and often unseen. With an inspiring new wave of sustainable action on the water, boat owners and operators are being encouraged to explore new ways of anchoring and mooring in order to help protect vital ocean environments,…Read More
The SailElectric Journey
Our mission is simple – decarbonise the maritime sector. This has several key stages, and wherever you are in your journey, there are ways you can work towards being free of fossil fuels, one step at a time. It’s easy to start the process of decarbonisation on your vessel, and every step brings great benefits,…Read More
How much power can you really get from regen?
The technology to make electric transportation a viable reality has existed for decades, but its only now being refined and becoming more widely available. But of course, there’s still much progress to be made in infrastructure, fast charging, and range extension. For sailing electric, having a good few green and reliable sources of energy on…Read More
10 weeks electric boating off-grid
George and Sinead have been living and working off grid for over 10 weeks now, on their fossil fuel free 1980’s Oyster yacht. George details what it’s like to live a low impact life on the ocean and sail fully electric. We’ve now been living and working off grid in our electric sailboat Muhuhu for…Read More
Wave goodbye to LPG
Part owner and skipper of Olaso Uno, Mark Bath, approached the North Devon Marine Project as he started to plan a conversion of his yacht to lithium, solar and electric cooking in order to remove the need for gas and keep up with the modern demands for power. Here, Mark details what it’s been like…Read More
Sail electric, live electric
North Devon Marine Project crew member, George recently sailed the now all-electric Oyster yacht, Muhuhu, from Plymouth to Falmouth and the Isles of Scilly. Encountering everything from 35 knot winds and fog, to the standard British summer of rain interspersed with sunshine and hail. It was a good test for the tech! Muhuhu is now…Read More