Candela C-8 hard-top


Elevated Luxury, Protected from the Elements

Where Hydrofoiling Meets Ultimate Comfort and Protection


Introducing the Candela C8 Hard Top, a remarkable electric hydrofoiling yacht that combines cutting-edge technology with sleek design. Built upon the success of the Candela C8, the Hard Top version takes luxury and performance to new heights.
The Candela C8 Hard Top retains all the exceptional features that have made Candela a trailblazer in the marine industry. With its hydrofoil technology, the yacht effortlessly lifts above the water, reducing drag and maximizing efficiency. The result is an unrivaled experience of smooth and fast sailing, with reduced energy consumption and minimal environmental impact.
The Hard Top variant adds an extra layer of sophistication and comfort. The sleek and stylish hardtop roof provides shade and protection from the elements, ensuring an enjoyable experience in any weather condition. Its contemporary design complements the yacht’s aesthetic appeal, giving it a modern and timeless look.
Inside the Candela C8 Hard Top, you’ll find a spacious and luxurious cabin designed with utmost attention to detail. Premium materials and high-quality finishes create an ambiance of refined elegance, while comfortable seating and ample storage space cater to the needs of every passenger.
With its advanced electric propulsion system, the Candela C8 Hard Top offers a silent and emission-free cruising experience. Glide effortlessly through the water, enjoying the serenity of the surroundings without disturbing marine life or compromising on comfort.
Step aboard the Candela C8 Hard Top and embark on a journey of sustainable luxury. Experience the thrill of hydrofoiling technology combined with unmatched style and comfort. Discover a new era of yachting with the Candela C8 Hard Top, where innovation and elegance converge.


Overall Length




top speed

27 kts


57 NM



  Draft (Foiling) 0.50m
  Draft (Off Foils) 1.50m
  Weight 1600kg
  Capacity 8 Persons
  Berths 2 Persons
  Classification CE (C)
  Hull Material Carbon Fibre
  Power Polestar 2 – 69 KWh Battery
  Propulsion Patented C-POD


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Key Information

Candela: Steering a New Course in Eco-Friendly Boating

Candela: Steering a New Course in Eco-Friendly Boating

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Designing Success: Ocean Magazine Company Profile

Designing Success: Ocean Magazine Company Profile

Ocean Magazine – September 2023

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Candela C8 Test Flight at Cannes Yachting Festival 2023

Candela C8 Test Flight at Cannes Yachting Festival 2023

Joe and Rowan, bring you with them on an exclusive Candela C8 test flight at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival, where the electric marvel dazzles against the backdrop of Cannes’ azure waters, the C8 not only demonstrates its elegance and prowess but also solidifies its status as the European Boat of the Year 2023.

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