Green Yachts is known for selling boats with electric propulsion. But what most sailors may not know is Green Yachts traveled the planet researching well-built performance sailboats that perform well to put Oceanvolt electric propulsion systems on because we believe sailboats should be electric, sail well and be safe.

The importance of our focus on safety got put to the test on September 21, 2021.

An experienced delivery captain and good sailor was delivering the Salona S46 from Newport to Annapolis for the Annapolis Sailboat Show. At 2318 hours, just over 50 miles into the trip, the rudder pulled out. At the end of this blog, we’ll explain why this happened, but first let’s get back to the rudderless Salona S46 17nm offshore from Long Island.

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