Ships log

Thousands of miles sailed silently on electric.

Introducing our fully electric demonstrator – 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…

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Sail Electric support the Turner Twins emission-free quest.

Electric propulsion and data capture to aid ocean clean-up operations have become a top priority for today’s marine environment. Sail Electric are experts in marine renewable energy, electric propulsion and advanced monitoring systems, with a goal to establish access to a sustainable future for boaters. As agents for world-renowned Oceanvolt’s range of innovative electric propulsion…

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Sail Electric prepares Doris for global eco-adventure

Leading provider of electric propulsion systems, Sail Electric are the champions of next generation marine power. Working with a world-class supply chain and innovative technology, they design, distribute and install renewable energy solutions, to foster a sustainable future for boating.  Promoting evolution in revolutionising the boating domain, Sail Electric are renowned for their delivery of…

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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Sustainable sailing with The Green Blue

With many of us relying on the ocean for business and pleasure aboard our vessels, it’s paramount that we ensure the protection and safeguarding of our waters. Sustainable sailing is key for the ocean’s cleanliness and survival through this best practice boating. North Devon Marine Project friends, The Green Blue, play a vital role in…

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Shop Closed: go Green for Black Friday

The annual hype is here; discounts, offers, deals, the push for consumerism is never higher than during the Black Friday sales event. Large companies offer slashed prices on a huge array of items in the run up to the festive season, often relying on impulse buying for gifts just for the deal that’s on offer…

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Northern Devon Marine Event

An exciting date for all marine businesses in and around the Northern Devon area, the marine event opens up a huge amount of prospective opportunities for all. The free event aims to cover a range of activities from aquaculture to moving towards clean propulsion. It will take place on 25th November at the South West…

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SHIFTING THE WAY WE FEEL, THINK AND ACT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD

North Devon Marine project friend – Emily Penn, created SHiFT to help people find their role in solving the world’s most pressing issues.The SHiFT Platform is built on the power of collaboration and celebrates a wide range of solutions from different organisations and businesses.  From simple consumer choices, to more complex industry actions, SHiFT enables…

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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…

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