super green

UK-based naval architect and yacht designer Philippe Briand has unveiled his new sailing superyacht concept, the SY200. Entirely self-sufficient in terms of energy requirements, the 60m (200ft) vessel will be able to harness the equivalent power of 2,000kW in its sails in optimum wind conditions, making it a true leader in the new wave of ‘green’ superyachts.

The SY200 would capture some of this kinetic energy through the movement of underwater turbines while sailing. Read on.