Naut is an electric propulsion technology company from Northland, New Zealand.


We design and make electric motors for the marine industry using our unique proprietary battery system, our talented engineers and years of experience innovating in electric propulsion around the world.

We believe that propulsion should be done radically better and we want to make electric transport the norm. Naut is a company of boat-loving challengers and innovators. We are driven by our pursuit of excellence and our commitment to leave clean air and water behind us as we go.


Meet our team! Boating, wakeboarding, electric transport and fishing are just some of our teams interests. Based in the beautiful New Zealand, our team are true boaties with a love for the outdoors. Their goal is to do boating better and bring other boat lovers along for the ride. Connect with them below. 

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Lindsay Faithfull


Electrical engineer, boat lover, business owner. Can be found planing across Oakura Bay in Beachcomber on the weekends. 

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Fiona Bycroft

General Manager 

Qualified engineer, people leader and fancy dress enthusiast. Spends weekends swimming and fishing at Whangarei Heads. 

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Cees van Egmond

Product Manager

Product development guru and master of user experience. Can be found electrifying classic cars in spare time. 

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Rob Beck

Chief Technology Officer

Electric mobility geek, user interface creator and huge boating fan. Can be found building his boat in his garage on weekends. 

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Barney Cooper

Electrical Engineer

Electrical engineer, sea trial champion and in-house prankster. Can be found performing Kapa Haka at All Blacks games on weekends. 

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Brandon Munford

R&D Technologist

Product tinkerer, ideas man and always smiling - even on a rainy sea trial. Can also tell you lots of astronomy facts. 

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