Evoy is joining forces with SailGP for the Climate!
We are proud to enter into a partnership with SailGP, the world’s most cutting-edge sail racing league, for the 2021/2022 season.
A sustainable solution
The strong focus of SailGP for a sustainable solution is very aligned with the vision of Evoy, eliminating emissions from boats. Evoy’s new high-output electric boat, from premium boat builder Goldfish, will showcase the future of electric marine power. The boat will act as SailGP’s VIP Guest chaser being the only spectator boat allowed on the racecourse as the +50 knot sailboats race around the course. In addition, Evoy will outfit one of SailGP’s support boats with a 150hp 100% electric motor as part of a ‘pilot partnership’. Pending its success, a plan will be implemented to transition the remainder of the SailGP boats to electric motors together with Evoy.
SailGP – the sport’s pinnacle league featuring the world’s fastest sail racing – will set a new standard as the first climate positive sports and entertainment property, while delivering actions and innovations that advance the global adoption of clean energy. Underpinning the plan is a diversification of the league, with the goal of immediately progressing gender and racial inclusivity.
Norwegian chaser boat
The new addition to our Evoy fleet, a Goldfish, will be outfitted with one of our 100% electric inboard motor systems. Goldfish is Norwegian boat builder with world class products, where every boat is scenario based designed. Evoy will have this boat in readiness for the SailGP 2021 season in addition to one of SailGP’s support boats, a Gemini Waverider 550. It will be outfitted with the new outboard 150hp being released around the New Year. We can’t wait for the race to begin!
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