Ortomarine’s Electric Narrowboat Performance Trials Event

A drizzly start could not dampen the enthusiasm of the eight Ortomarine-built boats that assembled near Worcester Racecourse, all champing at the bit to take part in our Electric Propulsion Trials Event, held on Saturday 29th May. They all set off in convoy at 09:00, and made a fine sight…

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Our First Double Launch Day!

Thursday May 13th was a red letter day for Ortomarine. We had rather a busy day launching first one boat (Perseverance) at Droitwich Spa Marina, then another (Hargreaves II), a trip boat for the Hargreaves Narrowboat Trust, at Baddesley Wharf, Atherstone.   Thankfully both launches went very well (despite terrible…

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Ortomarine’s Electric Narrowboat Performance Trials Event

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the world’s first Electric Propulsion Performance Trials Event for narrowboats.  A flotilla of some of our Parallel and Serial Hybrid boats plus conventional diesel powered boats will all set off from Worcester on Saturday 29th May – destination Droitwich Spa…

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Another trip boat in the pipeline

10th January, 2021 Our second Alexander Boats hull was delivered to us 6th January 2021.  At 64ft, it’s the longest boat that we can fit in our workshop! It will be an all-electric, day trip narrowboat for the Hargreaves Narrowboat Trust (HNT).  It will be powered by a Lynch 48V…

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