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Candela

Candela

An electric hydrofoil motorboat company. It was founded in 2014 and is located in Stockholm, Sweden.

Candela is a Stockholm-based company specializing in developing and manufacturing electric hydrofoil motorboats. The company makes electric recreational boats with hydrofoils and launched its first prototype in 2016.

Product

The company's product is the Candela Seven and is a hydrofoiling electric production boat. It is 25 feet in length and has a width of nearly eight feet. The hull, deck, and deck parts are made of carbon fiber and there are two foils on the boat, which are retractable for trailing and storage. Its top speed is 30 knots and has a minimum foiling speed of 17 knots.

The boat uses a multi touch screen for navigation and driving purposes. Navigation, speed, consumption data, navigation lights, and bilge pumps can be viewed and controlled from the screen. Take offs and landings are fulling automated with the boat's technology. The boat also contains waterproof speakers and Bluetooth streaming.

The Candela Seven can be charged using a 230V/16A standard blue CEE outlet. It takes 12 hours to charge the battery, which has a nine year capacity warranty.

Timeline

March 15, 2020
The Candela Seven is recognized as a top electric tender.

The electric hydrofoil motorboat is recognized as a top electric tender by Boat International.

2016
The company launches its first prototype.
October 2014
Candela is founded

The company was founded by Gustav Hasselskog.

People

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Candela 7: all-electric hydrofoil with 92 km range (video) - electrive.com

Web

June 14, 2020

Swedish electric flying boat now available in US - Plugboats

Jeff Butler

Web

April 25, 2020

World's fastest electric boat races against a Tesla Model 3

Luke Dormehl

Web

August 19, 2020

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Candela electric hydrofoiling speedboat

June 16, 2019

The perfect water skiing experience | Waterskiing with the world's first electric hydrofoil boat

June 15, 2020

Companies

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Grace Dean
April 25, 2021
Business Insider
Candela says it makes the world's only all-electric, long-range speedboat, the C-7, which mimics airplanes to fly above the water.
The Economist
February 17, 2021
The Economist
Clean and quiet
Soumya Karlamangla
January 6, 2021
Los Angeles Times
More than 2,200 people who work at hospitals in L.A. County tested positive for the coronavirus in December alone.

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