Meet the flying electric boat that eliminates seasickness
The Candela C-8 is the first electric hydrofoiling boat in production. It soars above the water on two wings, reducing drag and energy consumption by 80%, leading to long range at high speed.
The Candela C-8 Polestar edition
Polestar and Candela reveal the next phase of their partnership – the Candela C-8 Polestar edition.
World's most popular boat type goes electric
Centre console craft for fishing, families, and watersports are the most popular type of boats in the world - and also some of the most power-consuming vessels on water. With its efficient, fast-flying hydrofoiling C-8 CC, Swedish tech firm Candela aims to electrify the number one boat segment.
Candela raises $20m to unlock electric waterborne transport
Waterborne transport is now on a path to be faster, cheaper, and more sustainable than land transport in many cities. Candela raises $20 million to bring its passenger hydrofoil vessels to mass production.
Candela reveals 'world's longest-range' electric boat with Polestar batteries and DC charging
With up to 57nm (65 miles) of expected range and DC charging, the foiling Candela C-8 'powered by Polestar' is designed to upend the hegemony of fossil fuel boats.
Coral reefs die from noise pollution: this is the solution
Sound pollution from motorboats is increasingly threatening the planet’s most biologically diverse and sensitive ecosystems. Swedish electromobility company Candela can address this with its flying, whisper-quiet explorer vessel P-8 Voyager. Candela CEO and founder, Gustav Hasselskog, speaks at COP27.
Candela makes T-Top version of electric boat C-8
Candela C-8 is an electric boat with the range to travel between popular destinations on the Mediterranean coast and the great lakes of southern Europe. It now comes in a version for the sun-drenched markets: Candela T-TOP.
The electric flying ferry
The world’s fastest electric ship, the Candela P-12 Shuttle, is set to hit Stockholm’s waters next year, heralding a new era of transport. The innovative hydrofoiling electric ferry will reduce emissions and slash commuting times – and the city believes it will make waterborne public transport more attractive.
SailGP introduces electric foiling chase boat in Chicago
Returning to the US for its 3rd season, the lightning-fast F50 catamarans of Sail Grand Prix will be accompanied by an electric chase boat that can keep up with their pace: Candela C-7.
Candela P-8 Voyager with zero footprint debuts in Venice
The foiling Candela P-8 Voyager lets its passengers travel silently and comfortably through wake-sensitive areas or over delicate coral reefs, without leaving a trace. The next generation of electric passenger boats flies above the water at high speeds.
Candela’s electric boat can save Venice from destruction
Moto Ondoso – speedboat wakes – threaten to erode the foundations of 'The Floating city'. To combat this, Candela is introducing the first no-wake, high-speed foiling daycruiser, Candela C-8, during Salone Nautico, on Friday 27 May.
Electric hydrofoil craft maker opens US test drive centre
Candela is now opening its first US test drive centre in San Francisco to demonstrate its revolutionary hydrofoiling boats.
Candela C-8 electric boat performs successful first flight
The world’s most anticipated electric boat has completed its maiden flight. The foiling Candela C-8 promises to disrupt the gas-guzzling powerboat industry, thanks to a unique combination of long all-electric range, high speed, and industry-first features.
Candela’s electric speedboats are going to New Zealand
Candela's hydrofoiling electric boats are coming to New Zealand through a partnership with local company Next Generation Boats. The first Candela C-7 speedboat is expected to arrive in early April 2022 followed by the bigger C-8 at the end of the year.
Electric speedboat Candela C-8 offered on subscription
The hydrofoiling Candela C-8 is the dream boat for those who seek to explore the oceans in absolute silence. And while the C-8 is sold out for 2022, it will soon be available for boat sharing in Stockholm and Mallorca through Agapi Boat Club.
Foiling vessels production increased due to investment
Candela has announced it’s raised €24m, led by EQT Ventures, with participation from existing investor Chris Anderson, the Curator of TED. The new capital will boost the company’s already substantial cash influx from sales and will be used to triple R&D, invest in production automation and scale up the sales organisation to meet demand for Candela’s electric leisure and commercial vessels worldwide.
Electric boats square off in Monaco e-boat race
The Monaco Yacht Club hosted the first competition between green energy boats. Candela C-7, an electric foiling boat, is available for test drives during the event. Teams from around the world gather in Monaco this week in preparation to race their electric boats during the Monaco Energy Challenge, a competition that ‘aims to stimulate the creativity of tomorrow’s engineers and the industry to develop propulsion methods usin...