From yacht clubs to sailing schools and community-run non-profits, sailing organizations around the world are modernizing their fleets, lowering their carbon footprint and improving their bottom-lines with Torqeedo electric outboards.
Revolutionizing power on water: DEUTZ presents all-electric drives for boats at the Green Solution customer event in Amsterdam
DEUTZ, the specialist in innovative drive technologies, held its Green Solution customer event on Koningsdag, a national holiday in the Netherlands on April 27, 2019.
Nautor’s Swan celebrated the worldwide première of its latest model, the eagerly-anticipated ClubSwan 36, at a glittering affair held on the 3rd of May at the Marina di Scarlino.
Clean and quiet, electric boats are known as a great way to relax on the water, giving boaters a chance to breathe easy. Now, they also have the power to take your breath away.
Yacht Club de Monaco and Torqeedo team up to eliminate fossil fuels at Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge
The Yacht Club de Monaco has thrown down the gauntlet for the sixth annual Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge, banning all fossil fuels and asking competitors and the Monegasque community to strive for zero emissions during the 5-day event.
Torqeedo’s hybrid and electric propulsion systems for multihull yachts on display at Salon International du Multicoque
Le Penseur, a Privilège Series 5 yacht with Deep Blue Hybrid, and Torqeedo’s electric propulsion and integrated onboard energy management products will be on display at the Salon International du Multicoque, the International Multihull Boat Show. This one-of-a-kind event focuses only on catamarans and trimarans, which are displayed in-water at Terre-plein Ouest du port, La Grande-Motte (34), France from April 24 to April 28.
Torqeedo provided the integrated propulsion system for the world’s first electric-powered freefall lifeboat, which is being built by the Dutch builder Verhoef. The vessel recently passed its final drop tests, making it the first fully functional electric lifeboat in the world.
Torqeedo's new direct-drive Travel motor is the latest offering in the manufacturer’s market-leading series of high-tech electric alternatives to small petrol outboards for dinghies and daysailers.
Torqeedo has developed a specialized high-thrust electric propulsion system for VIKING’s revolutionary new LifeCraft™ survival craft, which are designed to speed safe evacuation of hundreds of passengers from ships at sea.
Mike Elsea of Mooresville, Indiana took home the $50,000 grand prize and $23,000 in additional prize money for winning the Kayak Bass Fishing (KBF) National Championship held March 28 - 30 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Torqeedo renewed its longtime commitment to the sport and returned to the 2019 tournament as Presenting Sponsor.
Team Torqeedo anglers continue to compete at the highest levels by qualifying for three of the world’s most prestigious kayak fishing tournaments: the Hobie Fishing Worlds, the Pan-American Kayak Bass Championship and the Kayak Bass Fishing National Championship.
Torqeedo wins Innovation Award at Miami International Boat Show for powerful new inboard electric propulsion system
Torqeedo’s new Deep Blue 100i integrated inboard electric propulsion system was honored today with a 2019 National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award at the Miami International Boat Show. The Innovation Awards were judged by a team of experienced marine-industry journalists from Boating Writers International (BWI).
Torqeedo’s full line of electric boating products will be on display in the Engines Tent booth F616 at the Miami International Boat Show. The show will take place on Virginia Key from February 14 through February 18.
Have you ever seen a flying sailboat? Foiling vessels have wing-like hydrofoils mounted under the hull. As speed increases, the foils provide lift and can even lift the hull up and out of the water. When the resistance created by a hull moving through the water is reduced by raising the boat on foils, even if it is only partially raised, the boat can sail much faster.
Clean water and clean energy: the world's first solar-electric sewage pump-out boat is powered by Torqeedo
Torqeedo has supplied an integrated electric propulsion system for the world’s first full-size solar-electric sewage pump-out boat, which was recently delivered to the township of Branford, Connecticut.
Raja Ampat is a dream destination for scuba divers and snorkelers thanks to its rich marine life, which includes more than 1,300 species of fish and 75% of all the hard-coral species on the planet. Protecting the coral reefs from the ravages of climate change and pollution while maintaining public access is a high priority for the Indonesian people.
Nautor’s Swan, BMW and Torqeedo are combining forces to deliver a new high-performance and fossil fuel-free sailing experience. Torqeedo has developed an inboard version of its proven Cruise 10.0 electric drive system as auxiliary propulsion for the new ClubSwan 36 one-design racer by Nautor’s Swan.
The City of Paris has set ambitious goals to improve air quality and reduce the city’s carbon footprint in conjunction with the upcoming Olympic Games in 2024. Dubbed “Green Paris”, these goals will, in large part, be reached through transitioning to clean electric mobility.
Torqeedo is pleased to announce it will display its new products for electric mobility on the water at boot Düsseldorf, the world’s largest watersports and boat show. The show will take place at the Messe Düsseldorf from January 19 through January 27, 2019 with Torqeedo’s full line of electric boating products on display in Hall 10, stand E40.
Torqeedo is pleased to announce it will display its new products for electric mobility on the water at Salon Nautique International, Paris’ world-renowned boat show. The Salon Nautique will take place at the Porte de Versailles from December 8 through December 16, 2018 with Torqeedo’s 2019 innovations and its full line of electric boating products on display on stand 2.2B1.
Swedish serial entrepreneur Konrad Bergström has developed the X Shore (Cross Shore) a new, fully electric utility tender that mixes Scandinavian design with heavy-duty practicality and respect for nature.
Thailand’s first all-electric commuter ferry was recently placed into service by the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA), powered by Torqeedo.
More power, more energy, more silence and more convenience – Torqeedo reveals new products for electric mobility on the water
For more than a decade, Torqeedo has led the way in electric mobility on the water. Creating the products for cleaner, safer, easier and more sustainable electric boating remains Torqeedo’s focus for 2019.
After introducing the first jet tender to the world in 1991 and completely revamping the landscape of the luxury yacht tender through its Avon brand for over 20 years, Zodiac Nautic is doubling down on its commitment to keep exploring the future of the boating industry.
As production of the exciting new RS21 keelboat gets underway it is time to reflect that, with an increasing focus on sustainability within sailing, improving a keelboat’s green credentials was at the heart of the RS21 design brief.
Torqeedo is pleased to announce the re-launch of Moonwave, a Gunboat 60 catamaran recently refit with the latest version of Torqeedo’s award-winning Deep Blue Hybrid system.
Torqeedo is supplying electric propulsion systems for a fleet of 15 new passenger excursion boats recently delivered to for Vinpearl’s newest resort development at Hoi An, Vietnam.
Torqeedo received the European Commercial Marine Awards (ECM) prestigious Maritime Sustainability Award for its outstanding achievements in environmental and sustainability initiatives, July 3 at Seawork International 2018 in Southampton, UK.
Torqeedo Showcases Latest Innovations in Sustainable Marine Propulsion Technology at Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo
Torqeedo will demonstrate the latest developments in electric marine propulsion and battery products and will showcase recent electric and hybrid workboat projects from around the world on Stand E3000 at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo.
Torqeedo is supplying the electric integrated propulsion system for the new aluminum ECOCAT solar-electric passenger ferry, which was recently launched and will enter service on Spain’s Mediterranean coast later this summer.
BMW and Torqeedo plan to support Team Malizia with lightweight construction and zero-emission drive technology.
The City of Suzhou in eastern China has deployed a fleet of electric workboats powered by Torqeedo motors as part of a program to clean up its canals and waterways.
DEUTZ announced today it has acquired Torqeedo. The acquisition brings together one of the world’s leading independent engine manufacturers with the market leader in electric mobility on the water.
Torqeedo has opened a new office in Bangkok, Thailand, to accommodate its rapid growth in Asia and the Pacific region (APAC).
Torqeedo today announced Greg Jung has been appointed vice president of marketing.
Torqeedo has made state-of-the-art automotive battery technology available for boats by offering BMW i high-capacity batteries via a recently signed supplier agreement.
Travel 1003 C is a new, longer-running model of Torqeedo’s bestselling electric outboard with integrated lithium battery.
Luxury catamaran manufacturer Privilege Marine announced that it now offers hybrid electric propulsion and integrated energy management by Torqeedo.
Torqeedo, the global leader in electric marine propulsion, caps a successful marine industry awards season with a Boating Industry 2017 Top Product Award for its Cruise Fixed Pod motor system.
U.S. Executive Assumes Responsibility for Global Sales and Strategy
Torqeedo, the market leader in the fast-growing marine electric propulsion industry, has been selected to provide the auxiliary propulsion system for The Queen’s Rowbarge, Gloriana.
Auf der Boot Tulln 2017, der größten Wassersportmesse in Österreich, präsentiert Torqeedo vom 2. bis 5. März wegweisende Neuheiten und Österreich-Premieren. Präsentiert werden der neue Travel 1003 C und die gesamte Travel Range, der Ultralight, die komplette Cruise Range inklusive dem neuen, mit zahlreichen Awards ausgezeichneten Cruise Pod im Wassertank, außerdem der Hochleistungs-Hochvoltmotor Deep Blue i mit der neuen BMW i Hochvoltbatterie.
Torqeedo, the global leader in electric marine propulsion, has been honored with a fourth Pittman Innovation Award by SAIL Magazine for its Cruise Fixed Pod motor series and the groundbreaking Rudder Drive.
Torqeedo presents new products that redefine electric mobility on the water at the Düsseldorf Boat Show (21 to 29 January).
World premiere in Düsseldorf: the Swedish shipyard Nimbus shows the 305 Drophead ePower with Deep Blue motor, BMW i high-voltage battery and new Torqeedo user interface with throttle and display.
Outstanding maneuverability, minimal weight with a powerful emission-free motor: Together with sailboat builder Hanse and rudder manufacturer Jefa, Torqeedo developed the Rudder Drive.
Leading electric boating manufacturer Torqeedo presents new products that redefine electric mobility on the water at the world's largest water sports trade fair, boot Düsseldorf 2017.
Cruise Pod motor system receives major industry price | Jury recognizes practical electric alternative to inboard diesels | Second overall victory for Torqeedo at the DAME Award
Rudder-integrated electric drive replaces combustion inboard or saildrive, no need for thrusters | Superior maneuverability, power generation while sailing and minimal weight | Hanse 315 is the first sailing yacht by a major manufacturer with an industrially produced electric drive
Deep Blue Hybrid goes commercial | Europe’s first electric water taxi christened in Rotterdam | 100 passenger vessel with Deep Blue launched in Ottawa
If there is no wind, as return assistance and for rapid transfers to the regatta spot also sailors love boat motors, which are available in different variants: either as tiltable outboard motor, liftable pit engines or traditional shaft drives. Hassle free while sailing are engines that remain in the water, such as Saildrives and hull-mounted pod motors, the lightest and most compact design.
13 top journalists from german mass media plus the chief editors of leading european boat magazines gathered for the first Electric Days at lake Starnberg near Munich.
Exceptional range and top speed with 48 V only | US magazine Boating Industry awards Cruise 10.0 R “Top Product 2016” | Introductory video goes viral with 300,000+ views in first 5 days
Torqeedo was awarded the most Eco-Friendly Marine Business 2016 at the 21st China International Boat Show in Shanghai.
To start the new season, the world leader in electric boating launches several new drive systems, expanding the range of possible applications offered by the Starnberg-based company.
„A reliable turnkey system with the backing of a single, established manufacturer“
The leading manufacturer of electric boat motors has created a new key management position: As Director Communications, Stefan Gerhard is responsible for Torqeedo’s brand and corporate communications across all media and channels.
A new unmanned vessel, launched with the help of Google, will map shorelines and raise awareness of the impacts of global sea level rise. The high-tech boat boasts innovative technologies from the boatbuilding, propulsion and mapping fields.
Torqeedo GmbH and Nimbus Boats Sweden AB develop the world's first Coupé Cruiser with serial hybrid propulsion.
Raphaël Domjan has an ambitious plan. This summer, the eco-adventurer intends to travel the Northwest Passage from the Pacific to the Atlantic with an electric kayak – propelled by an Ultralight 403 from Torqeedo.
The "Tender 06e from designboats.ch powered by Deep Blue 80 from Torqeedo" is winner of the "Best for Nature" category at the BOOT & FUN in Berlin.
For the third time in succession – Torqeedo takes first place in all categories of the Electric Boat Challenge held in the USA
The race around Wye Island was again dominated by Torqeedo outboards. For the third time in succession, all the winners in this competition held in Chesapeake Bay on the US East Coast were powered by motors from the leader in electric propulsion.
The group rate includes comprehensive cover and is at the same time very favourable – thus recognising DEEP BLUE's outstanding safety standards
Solaris sets new standards for environmentally sustainable boating in one of the world's most ecologically senstive regions – the Galapagos Islands.
A great start to the season – Torqeedo launches a new inboard motor together with a host of other innovative products
Torqeedo will be extending its range of products for the coming season, adding new motors – including the global market leader's first inboard, a cool app for even more fun and information on the water, new charging options and practical accessories.
Torqeedo wins the most prestigious innovation prize in the USA with DEEP BLUE as well
Torqeedo presents the world's most powerful electric outboard in serial production at the METS in Amsterdam – and sweeps the board!
Two speed specialists join forces on the water – a Travel 1003 from Torqeedo has won the race to become the favoured drive for the new J/70 sportboat from J/Boats.
The venture capital company of the Bosch Group, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH, is taking a stake in Torqeedo, the world's leading supplier of electric boat drives based in Starnberg.
Torqeedo, the supplier of high-tech outboard motors, is pressing ahead with its international expansion. With the establishment of a branch office in Spain, dealers and boatbuilders will now be supported by the company's own sales network in ten countries. The vendor collaborates with distributors in a further 30 countries.
Torqeedo hits the ground running with the new Cruise T, introducing the latest generation leading edge e-outboards.
... again, the winner is: Torqeedo
The Torqeedo Travel 1003 has again been chosen "Green Product of the Year" – by West Marine,world's largest boating industry retailer.