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ZERO EMISSIONS – ZERO NOISE – ZERO VIBRATION

The future of boating has arrived 

It’s 100% Electric. 100% Carbon Fibre. Developed & Made in Sweden

Taking Flight at Sydney International Boat Show

August 01-04 2024

KEY SPECS

Overall Length

8.50m

Beam

2.50m

top speed

27 kts

Range

57 NM

Capacity

8 Persons

Dry Weight

1750 KG

Battery Pack

69 KwH

Models

THE CANDELA C-8 IS AVAILABLE IN TWO UNIQUE CONSOLE LAYOUTS: THE DAY CRUISER AND THE CENTRE CONSOLE. BOTH LAYOUTS ALLOW FOR A VARIETY OF CONFIGURATIONS, INCLUDING OPEN LAYOUT, T-TOP AND HARD-TOP

C-8 Day Cruiser

C-8 Centre Console

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Powered By Polestar

Harnessing Automotive Innovation: The Candela C-8, powered by Polestar, utilizes the groundbreaking 69 kWh battery from the Polestar 2. This synergy brings unparalleled energy efficiency and power to the forefront of electric boating, setting new benchmarks for performance on water.

Revolutionizing Recharge: With Polestar’s advanced DC fast charging technology, the Candela C-8 not only offers the longest electric range among boats but also the quickest recharge capabilities. Enjoy more time cruising and less time docked, making the C-8 the leader in efficient marine travel.

Candela C-POD

Discover the Candela C-POD system, the pinnacle of marine propulsion efficiency. Its innovative design features two submerged permanent magnet motors, providing unparalleled range and power. With the ability to propel boats at 30 knots, enjoy high-speed, silent cruising with cutting-edge efficiency. 

The C-POD system offers a seamless, maintenance-free experience thanks to its electric direct-drive technology. Eliminate the hassle of gear noise, oil changes, and routine maintenance. This clean, quiet propulsion system aligns with eco-friendly practices, enhancing your boating experience while protecting the environment.

Designed for durability, the Candela C-POD is built to last a lifetime without the need for regular service. Its robust, patent-pending technology ensures continuous, reliable performance, setting a new standard for longevity and sustainability in marine propulsion.

Candela C-POD

Discover the Candela C-POD system, the pinnacle of marine propulsion efficiency. Its innovative design features two submerged permanent magnet motors, providing unparalleled range and power. With the ability to propel boats at 30 knots, enjoy high-speed, silent cruising with cutting-edge efficiency. 

The C-POD system offers a seamless, maintenance-free experience thanks to its electric direct-drive technology. Eliminate the hassle of gear noise, oil changes, and routine maintenance. This clean, quiet propulsion system aligns with eco-friendly practices, enhancing your boating experience while protecting the environment.

Designed for durability, the Candela C-POD is built to last a lifetime without the need for regular service. Its robust, patent-pending technology ensures continuous, reliable performance, setting a new standard for longevity and sustainability in marine propulsion.

100% Carbon Fibre

The Candela C-8’s hull, meticulously crafted in Sweden, is vacuum-infused from 100% carbon fibre, a process that ensures unparalleled quality and precision. This innovative construction technique draws upon advanced expertise from fighter jet technology and aeroplane design, resulting in a hull that is exceptionally lightweight yet remarkably rigid and durable. This combination of lightweight strength and durability sets the C-8 apart from similar boats, providing superior performance and longevity. The use of carbon fibre not only enhances the boat’s structural integrity but also contributes to its energy efficiency, allowing for greater speed and range with less power. This advanced material choice underscores Candela’s commitment to cutting-edge technology and sustainable boating solutions

Fully integrated technology

The helm position of the C-8 is simple and clean, featuring a 15.4-inch touchscreen running Candela’s intuitive UI. Control everything—from the cooler to navigation—directly from the screen or via the Candela app. With seamless machine-human interaction, Candela delivers the best user experience of any boat. Over-the-air updates ensure your C-8 remains up-to-date throughout the craft’s lifetime.

Fully integrated technology

The helm position of the C-8 is simple and clean, featuring a 15.4-inch touchscreen running Candela’s intuitive UI. Control everything—from the cooler to navigation—directly from the screen or via the Candela app. With seamless machine-human interaction, Candela delivers the best user experience of any boat. Over-the-air updates ensure your C-8 remains up-to-date throughout the craft’s lifetime.

Compromise free Electric Boating

The retractable C-FOIL system makes C-8 a go anywhere, do anything vessel

Foiling

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

Planing

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

Shallow

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

Harbour

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

Full specifications

  Material Carbon Fibre
  Battery 69 kWh – Powered By Polestar
  Draft (Foiling) 0.50m
  Draft (Off Foils) 1.50m
  Weight 1750kg
  Capacity 8 Persons
  Berths 2 Persons
  Classification CE (C)
  Propulsion Patented C-POD (45/50 kW)
  Length DC 8.50m/CC <9m
  Width 2.50m
  Charging  11 kW AC: 6.5 h 0-100%
135 kW DC: 35 min 10-80%
  Interface 15,4-inch touch screen with Candela’s proprietary navigation and boat integration system. Free software upgrades included. One year free sea chart upgrades included.
  App Candela app with position, state of charge, route statistics and more. Optional geo-fence.

Candela Tech Talks

The C-Foil System
The Flight Controller
The C-Pod Motor

Candela C-8 Day Cruiser

The Candela C-8 Day Cruiser is a marvel of modern engineering and design, offering exceptional efficiency and luxurious comfort. This state-of-the-art vessel combines sleek aesthetics with advanced technology, making every journey a seamless blend of style and performance.

Available in three configurations—Open, Hard-top, and T-Top—the C-8 Day Cruiser caters to your specific needs. The Open version provides an unobstructed connection to nature, the Hard-top adds stylish protection from the elements, and the T-Top offers optimal sun coverage with a touch of sophistication.

The C-8 Day Cruiser’s sleek lines and premium materials exude elegance, ensuring it turns heads wherever it goes. Step into the beautifully appointed cockpit, where intuitive controls and seamless connectivity put you in command of your journey. The spacious interior features luxurious finishes and a thoughtfully designed cabin, providing both comfort and practicality.

 CONFIGURATIONS

Open

Hard-Top

T-Top

Plush Interior

The Candela C-8 Daycruiser boasts a spacious, elegantly appointed cabin, offering a luxurious retreat from the elements. This refined area features plush seating and sleeping accommodations, perfect for overnight stays. The cabin comfortably sleeps two adults and two children, ensuring ample space for family adventures. Additionally, the optional Premium Sound System, complete with a subwoofer and six speakers, transforms the C-8 into a unique concert experience, all onboard the quietest electric watercraft ever made.

Carbon YACHTS TEST FLIGHT AT CANNES YACHTING FESTIVAL

Dive into the flight experience as Joe and Rowan from Carbon Yachts guide you through the electrifying details of this award-winning boat. From the gentle whispers of its electric motor to the awe-inspiring sensation of effortlessly gliding above the Mediterranean, the Candela C8 represents the epitome of nautical excellence and innovation.

BoatSales Australia Review

Estemed journalist eFeann Torr, from Boatsales Australia, travelled to Stockholm to review the Candela C-8

BoatSales Australia Review

Estemed journalist eFeann Torr, from Boatsales Australia, travelled to Stockholm to review the Candela C-8

 

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Candela C-8 Centre Console

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Embrace the present with the Candela C-8 Centre Console. Its open design allows you to fully immerse yourself in the surroundings as you glide silently over the water. The advanced, fully submerged electric propulsion system eliminates noise, leaving you with the serene sounds of nature—or the music of your choice.

With 360-degree access to the water and a wealth of customization options, the CC is your versatile, flying Swiss-army boat. Whether your adventures take you near or far, the CC ensures you travel in style and leave no trace behind.

The aft dining sofas effortlessly convert into a spacious sunbed, and the open layout provides ample room for water toys, while the bow offers additional seating.

The retractable foil system allows you to explore shallow waters with ease. Optional features like a rub rail, T-Top, private toilet, and shower enable you to configure the C-8 CC to perfectly suit your needs.

CONFIGURATIONS

Open

T-Top

Crafted For

Socialising

Fishing

Exploring

Socialising

Fishing

Exploring

Versatile aft zone

The Candela C-8 Centre Console’s flexible aft area is designed for ultimate versatility and comfort. The aft dining sofas can be effortlessly transformed into a large sunbed, perfect for lounging and soaking up the sun. This open layout also provides ample space for storing water toys, ensuring you can bring all your favorite equipment for a day of fun on the water. Additionally, the bow offers extra seating, making the C-8 ideal for social gatherings and family outings.

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