Project Night Train

Boat technical information
Boat: Nautor Swan 55/57 CC – S/Y Night Train
Length: 17,5 m
Beam: 4,85 m
Draft: 2,6 m
Displacement: 23 600 kg
Electric motor: Oceanvolt AXC40
Electric motor power: 40 kW
Electric motor voltage: 48 V
Battery: 28 kWh Lithium battery pack
Generator: 22 kW DC

Project Night train was a conversion from traditional diesel drive to an hybrid electric solution. The project was completed spring 2021 and the yacht has been operating since then.

Project scope:
– Replace old diesel engine with Oceanvolt hybrid electric drivetrain. The old diesel engine is replaced with a diesel generator to suppply the power and charge batteries. The electric motor drives the shaft and can also charges the batteries during sailing.
– Replace hydraulic bow thruster with electric.

Read the owners comments at: Oceanvolt – S/Y Night Train

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Berndt Huldin

Dock master