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Ecological Yachts Luxury Yacht & Superyacht News

Silent-Yachts commences construction on solar-powered Silent 79 catamaran

November 15, 2018

Written by Rachael Steele

Austria shipyard Silent-Yachts has announced the construction of three new SILENT 79 luxury catamarans, the first to be delivered in 2020. ... read full story

A Yacht Charterer’s Dream: Catching Light to launch a Solar Electric 35m Super Yacht ‘Josiah’ in 2018

July 05, 2018

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Catching Light, a progressive, eco-technology company that envisions that all marine vessels, should be designed and developed to protect our waterways and oceans, using the latest innovations in solar and solid-state carbon batteries, is launching its first solar electric marine vessels. ‘Catching Light’ is the brainchild of Tom Wedgwood and Sheryl Greentree, who believe that... ... read full story

XSR, the new hybrid propulsion range from Sarp Yachts

October 03, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Turkish shipyard Sarp Yachts has announced a new range of hybrid propulsion yachts designed in conjunction with Van Oossanen Naval Architects and Red Yacht Design. ... read full story

Spirit Yachts unveils largest wooden yacht concept since 1930s Shamrock V

September 20, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Spirit Yachts unveiled the 34m wooden sloop 'SPIRIT 111' at the Southampton Boat Show - the largest wooden yacht since SHAMROCK V in the 1930s. Built for an experienced owner, the design allows for sailing without a crew and is one of the most environmentally friendly superyachts ever built. ... read full story

Arcadia Yachts adds new Gamma FOR.TH line of yachts

September 15, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

Arcadi Yachts has announced it will be increasing its current line of superyachts and a new range of steel-hulled 'Forward Thinking', or FOR.TH yachts. ... read full story

Feadship launches dive-focussed custom superyacht Samaya

September 06, 2017

Written by Rachael Steele

69m/226ft explorer yacht SAMAYA has been launched and Feadship has provided an in-depth look into this exceptional dive-focussed superyacht dedicated to exploring uncharted territory and providing a research station for scientists and the media to highlight the condition of some of the world’s most fragile ecosystems and species. ... read full story

HEESEN announced delivery of HOME – First FDHF Yacht with Hybrid Propulsion

July 04, 2017

Written by Eva Belanyiova

Heesen Yachts have announced the delivery of superyacht HOME, the first hybrid propulsion yacht with a Fast Displacement Hull Form. The vessel features impressive characteristics when it comes to her fuel efficiency and performance. ... read full story

Monaco Yacht Show 2016 to display sport hybrid M/Y Divine

July 26, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

The upcoming Monaco Yacht Show is the venue of choice for many debuting luxury yachts, including the sporty 40m/131ft DIVINE from Columbus Yachts. Her hybrid technology is cutting edge to make her a ‘unique green yacht’. Find out more about this award-winning yacht design below: The following is a press release from Columbus Yachts. Press Release... ... read full story

P/R: The Monaco Solar Boat Challenge

July 08, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

More and more concepts for ecological living are leaving the page and becoming reality, and the boating industry is not to be left behind. The Monaco Solar Boat Challenge will take place this week when 15 teams from universities across Europe will compete using boats professionally built based on their designs. The following is a press... ... read full story

P/R: Winners announced for Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards

June 26, 2016

Written by Rachael Steele

As electric and hybrid technology has become more efficient, a greater number of luxury yacht builders are implementing such systems in their builds. 84m/274ft SAVANNAH from Feadship in 2015 was the first luxury motor yacht to incorporate hybrid technology: the first hybrid sailing yacht was Royal Huisman’s ETHEREAL in 2008. To celebrate the innovation and achievement... ... read full story

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