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Eco-Friendly Yachts: What’s Green on the Marine Scene?

Nov 2, 2018

Eco-Friendly Yachts: What’s Green on the Marine Scene?

Safirais renowned on the eco-scene for its environmentally friendly design.Every aspect of its interior is made from reclaimed, recycled or remnant materials while still being the picture of luxury. Her Caterpillar C32 ACERT engines can run on 15 per cent biodiesel, allowing a top speed of 8.5 knots and a nautical mile range of 8000.LED lights are used throughout the 39.3 metre yachtto reduce the electrical load. This combined with good insulation allows Safira to carry smaller generators, which uses much less fuel.Esthec replaces teak on the deck, resembling wood but providing an ecologically sound alternative. The floor throughout the guest areas is reclaimed oak, wood discarded from another project and re-milled to be new.Safira shows that eco-friendly yachts can be created with nothing lost in luxury and performance.