The yacht without a ‘footprint’
Inspired by the idea of Utopia at Sea as a highly desirable and problem-free place in the world, Vripack Yacht Design Studio held brainstorming sessions to identify the most pressing environmental problems relating to yachts. A key one, the team concluded, was waste.
UTOPIA AT SEA
Although relatively modest in size, yachts nonetheless produce enough waste to be of concern. Waste of the obvious physical sort and with respect to exhaust gasses. The mission was decided: design a yacht with an environmental footprint as harmless and as faint as that left by a human walking along a sandy beach.