Candela P-8 Voyager

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Without leaving a trace.

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P-8 Voyager

A better way to travel

Meet the P-8 Voyager, the first zero impact craft for long-range exploration.


Engineered to go where other electric boats can’t, without leaving a trace behind.
Thanks to active hydrofoils, the P-8 Voyager combines silence, performance, and superior range into a design that brings a better experience for passengers, while leaving a minimal footprint.

“The P-8 Voyager was designed to take you and your passengers to the places you love on the water, without leaving a trace”

Gustav Hasselskog – CEO & Founder
Top view of P-8 Voyager Foiling

Starting at €450 000 ex. VAT


Range

P-8 Voyager can go places no other electric boat can.

Reach 40 NM on a single charge at high speeds.

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Candela P-8 Voyager

Tech

Candela C–POD

The Candela C-POD is the most efficient and longest-lasting boat motor ever built.

Submerged, direct-drive electric motors provide an absolutely silent ride while eliminating transmission losses.

The Candela C-POD is built to last a human lifetime, without maintenance.

Avionics

The Flight Controller uses different types of sensors to measure the boat’s position, speed, and acceleration in six degrees of freedom to create a precise and stable hydrofoiling experience.

After 10,000+ hours of simulations, design iterations, and sea trials, our software provides the safest and most thrilling boating experience.

Foil system

Hydrofoils are the key to a long all-electric range at sea.

Candela’s electric hydrofoil system reduces water friction by 80% compared to a planing boat and makes for a completely different – and better – ride.

The hydrofoils are constantly and automatically adjusted by the onboard Flight Controller, to maintain a superbly stable ride in all weather conditions.

Candela C-POD is specifically developed for our electric hydrofoil craft.

Details

All-weather capability

On hot summer days, the sunroof slides back for a truly open-yacht vibe. Optional air conditioning, or heating, ensures cabin comfort in all temperatures.

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A vastly better boat that is vastly better for the planet. Thanks to the hydrofoils, P-8 Voyager solves a seemingly unsolvable equation.

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With space for 6 guests and 2 crewmembers, P-8 Voyager takes comfort at sea to new levels.

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Cabin

Elevated experience

Designed to be the quietest on the market, the P-8 Voyager cabin provides a peaceful environment for 6 passengers. Even in rough conditions and at high speeds.

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Range

40 NM at high speed

40 min charging time on 50 kW DC

Candela P-8 has a range of 40 nautical miles per charge traveling at 22 knots. The achieved range is about 4 times longer than the best electric boats currently on the market.

A full charge gives you enough energy to travel the entire San Francisco Bay.

The entire Stockholm Archipelago is reachable on one charge, and most destinations require no charging for completing the return trip.

Market proven

Built upon market-leading, existing technology

Following five years of R&D, Candela’s revolutionary electric hydrofoil craft first debuted in 2018. Since then, our C-7 and C-8 leisure boat models have dominated electric boat sales in Europe thanks to a unique combination of long electric range, high speed, and superior comfort.


Versatility

Retractable hydrofoils

The retractable C-FOIL system makes P-8 Voyager a true no-compromise electric boat. In shallow mode, the foils and Candela C-POD are protected by the hull. In extreme weather conditions that prevent foiling, P-8 Voyager can be driven as a conventional boat, albeit with reduced range.

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Foiling mode for all speeds above 16 knots. Highest efficiency, longest range.

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Planing mode for extreme wave heights, speeds up to 20 knots. Reduced range.

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Shallow mode. Protects foils and the Candela C-POD. Low speeds only.

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Harbor mode. Foil system fully retracted above waterline to eliminate risk of fouling on front and aft foil systems.


Ownership

Always connected

Investing in a Candela means easy ownership – and 24/7 service if you need it.

The Candela C-POD needs far less maintenance than gasoline outboards. Through remote diagnostics, our service technicians are there for you, anywhere on the planet.

We believe in a seamless machine-human interaction, and pride ourselves on delivering the best user experience of any boat. Over-the-air updates keep your P-8 Voyager up to date over the craft’s lifetime.


Footprint

Reducing local emissions by 99%

P-8 Voyager is a long-range, all-electric craft that travels silently above the surface. No emissions. No sound pollution or disturbance of marine life.

We designed it to be the most efficient boat ever built. At 20 knots, the energy usage per nautical mile is just 1.5 kWh. To put that into perspective, that’s the energy content of 0,1 liter of gasoline.


Build

100% Carbon fiber, built in Sweden

With experience from fighter jet technology and airplane design, we design our hulls to be extremely light, while still rigid and strong. The P-8 hull is vacuum infused from 100% carbon fiber, which allows the weight to be significantly less than similar boats.

On a weight-to-strength ratio, carbon beats glass fiber by a wide margin.

Specifications

MaterialCarbon fiber
Weight2000 kg
Passengers6 passengers + 2 crews
Length8.64 m as per ISO 8666
Width2.548 m
Target speed31 knots at 2500 kg
MotorCandela C-Pod (45/50 kW)
Range40 NM at cruising speed
+3 NM at 4 kn in limp home mode
Draft0.5 m in shallow mode
0,9 m in planing mode
0,8 m while foiling
1.5 m while not foiling, foils extended
ChargingAC 230Vx3x32A: 1,5h
DC 50 kW: 40 min
Interface15,4-inch touch screen with Candela’s proprietary navigation and boat integration system. Free software upgrades included. One year of free sea chart upgrades included.
AppCandela app with position, state of charge, route statistics and more. Optional geo-fence.
Hull-shapeThe hybrid hull is shaped for frictionless planing in addition to low air resistance when foiling. In Planing mode, the foils are above the surface which prevents fouling and corrosion
Studio shot of P-8 Voyager

Pre-order your
P-8 Voyager

Pre-order your P-8 Voyager to reserve a production slot for a period of 45 days, subject to a final purchase agreement. The delivery date is yet to be determined.

Due today: 2000 EUR
Fully refundable for 45 days

    *Vessel specifications and performance metrics are prospective, reflecting current engineering and design direction and manufacturer simulations. Final production boat specifications and performance metrics are subject to change. Features, options, and add-ons may not be available on all vehicles or trims.
    *Starting price reflects targeted starting price. Price excludes tax, shipping, title, license, other fees, and premium features and addons.

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