Electric Dragon – in the press

Electric Dragon, being the last ever boat built on an Alexander Boats hull, has generated a good deal of interest in the industry press. We are pleased to say that there is a great review by Phil Pickin in the October edition of Towpath Talk, plus a very extensive and…

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Another Dragon added to the fleet …

Earlier this year, you may recall that Ortomarine took delivery of the last ever hull from Alexander Boat Builders. Well, we are now happy to report that that hull has been transformed and was launched successfully at Droitwich Spa Marina on 19th July 2023.  We were pleased that Jim Sparkes…

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Minerva – A very wise choice

Our latest boat launch took place in May up at Tattenhall marina.  “Minerva” is our 8th Serial Hybrid Narrowboat and the most highly qualified yet for tackling the toughest of inland waterways. The boat features Lithium Batteries, a 20kW motor, large solar panel array, and keel tank-cooled Fisher Panda Generator.…

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STOP PRESS – BOAT FOR SALE!

Edit: We have now found a buyer! Sorry if this is disappointing news for anyone, however we do have some exciting news about one of our existing parallel hybrids coming up for sale soon – so watch this space! Do you want a brand new electric Ortomarine narrowboat, but don’t…

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Three boat moves in one day!

Our latest logistical challenge was to coordinate launching a new boat, receiving a new hull, and receiving a boat for refurbishment, all on the same day.  The date was set for 20th October, and all parties concerned did a great job so that everything went like clockwork. Massive thanks to…

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Rohmeo Rohmeo Wherefore Art Thou?

Launched in August, “Jouliet” is the latest Serial Hybrid narrowboat to join the ever expanding fleet of Ortomarine boats. She is modelled rather closely on one of our earlier serial hybrids “Hunky Dory”. The owners had a look around Hunky Dory after our Trials Event and decided it was exactly…

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