Mr. Janne Kjellman, the founder of Q-Yachts and a keen sailor, set out over a decade ago to develop a silent propulsion system for boats. The solution was found in new kind of electrical propulsion system—the Oceanvolt. During the past decade the Oceanvolt has been refined into a state of the art system for sailboats. Now the time has come to launch a 100% electric motor yacht — the Q-Yacht.



From hull to exteriors, to the spacious interiors and touch screen operations at the helm, the Q-Yacht has been developed with one thing in mind — to be able to enjoy the journey. The result is a hydrodynamically optimized efficient hull that produces minimal wakes, and a boat concept which is simple to operate. All this provides for the smoothest and most silent motor boat on the market — a unique experience where the journey itself truly becomes the destination.



Oceanvolt was founded in 2004 – a long time before electric drives are hyped – to develop electric propulsion for sailing yachts. Years later, the company founder Mr. Janne Kjellman launched Q Yachts with its model Q30 to present a full-electric day boat with a clean and minimalistic design that fits perfectly to the silence of electric engines.



The boat has a range of 42 nautical miles with the standard 30 kWh battery pack or 80 nautical miles with the optional 60 kWh battery pack at a cruising speed of nine knots. In fast cruising mode 15 knots), the range reduces to 22 nautical miles respectively 40 nautical miles. The guest capacity is up to eight guests.



The bright styled interior of the Q30 offers the opportunity for an overnight stop with bed and head. The skylight lets natural light in the cabin. An all-around LED and LED spots serving to light at night. The boat weighs 1500 kg – plus trailer it is still light enough to be towed by a Tesla Model X (towing capacity 2250 kg). In my eyes one of the coolest car/trailer combination in the world. Your catch won't hear you coming in this all-electric luxury yacht. 



The Q30 from Q Yachts uses a clever silent propulsion system called "Oceanvolt" that's been used as an alternative power source for sailboats. According to the company, the technology makes for "the smoothest and most silent motor boat on the market." It also limits how fast and far you can travel. 



The max range is 92 miles at the 10 mph cruising speed or 25 miles full-out at 17 mph.  Those underwhelming performance specs are made up for with stunning design features. The 30-foot hull and deck are made of lightweight vinyl ester resin and fiberglass that's been laminated with a shimmering white gelcoat. 



Passengers can enjoy a two-person sunbathing platform, four-seat table, minimalist below-deck lounge and hi-fi audio from B&I Beoplay A1 wireless Bluetooth speaker, while the captain controls navigation, interior and exterior LED lights from an iPad.  It's perfect for a quiet afternoon on the lake or an ultra-stealthy fishing trip.


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