Yacht is like a luxury item floating on the surface of water. Taking one for a spin can be a breathtaking experience. It will transport you to a world where a direct connection with untainted surroundings can be formed. Francesco Struglia has come up with the 35m yacht concept to help you dive in sumptuousness.
Believe it or not, electricity driven boats have been traversing over water since the 1880’s. Solar powered water-crafts came into existence in 1975. Yachts have always been the epitome of luxurious cruising in the high seas. So this time, the designers have combined this extravagant essence with sustainable green technology, and finally came with the design of Wind Rose yacht.
Arcadia 85 super yacht is offering charter holidays in the Mediterranean, during the summer of 2011. The super yacht named “Solar” is the second 26-meter yacht built with solar panels to reduce the carbon footprint and its effects on the environment without compromising on luxury features. The yacht having the power supply from the sun has the lowest fuel emission of any yacht in its class.
The concept of a navigating architecture, in the adriatic sea, is the brainchild of a noted architect Ivan Filipovic. Adriatic Sea, looks like a lake inhabited by beautiful aquatic animals. The architect came up with the idea of a navigating hotel in the sea, which is also referred as a “Botel”, meaning a combination of boat and hotel. This navigating hotel, dubbed Adriatic Sea Hotel, has many interesting features which can help it attract visitors. The special feature of this navigating hotel is that the entire structure has a main hotel with many detachable arms/modules, which can be easily re-connected with the main hotel.
Green technology oriented conceptions generally have the tendency to be individualistically designed as sustainable solutions in themselves. But for a change, a team of designers, namely Yuta Moriwake, Takumi Amiya and Yu Hiraoka, have conceived the solar powered Setouchi Eco Boat Design Project as a socio-economic solution for the transportation industry of a whole region.