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  • 1000 miles sailed on electric, 0 diesel!

    Introducing one of the North Devon Marine Project’s fully electric sailboats, 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Southampton Int. Boat Show

    Join us at the Southampton International Boat Show this Friday 17th September for an exciting discussion on ‘solutions for zero carbon boating’. The discussion will take place at 16.30 at the Foredeck Stage. The panel will include North Devon Marine Project, Phil Horton – environment and sustainability manager for RYA – and Lydia Farquhar and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Leading yacht manufacturers choose Southampton International Boat Show 2021 for world launches

    Many of the world’s leading yacht manufacturers have chosen the Southampton International Boat Show, taking place from 10-19 September, as the venue for a number of new yacht world premieres. With the creation of the largest man-made marina in Europe as the centrepiece of the show, Southampton International Boat Show is the ideal venue for yacht manufacturers to…

  • 19th & 20th June NDMP at the MDL Green Tech Boat Show!

    Brand new for 2021, The Green Tech Boat Show will take place on 19th & 20th June at MDL’s Queen Anne’s Battery Marina, Plymouth, and you’ll see North Devon Marine there! There’ll be two of our yachts flying the NDM flag at the show. Nazca our R&D vessel, a Contessa 34. And Muhuhu, a 1980’s…