black

News: New 83,50m mega yacht SAVANNAH launched by Feadship

January 27, 2015 by black
View large version of image: New 83,50m mega yacht SAVANNAH launched by Feadship

Via CharterWorld Luxury Yacht Charters. One of the many structural highlights is an ‘underwater lounge’ at port side where guests can watch the fish outside or turn around and observe the fun and games in the nine-metre swimming pool. The room, which also converts into a cinema, is another first for a superyacht and features especially thick glass due to its position in the hull.

In addition to the owner’s stateroom, there are four large guest suites and one VIP stateroom with a balcony. Luxury yacht Savannah also has unprecedented facilities for her 26 crew members and an exceptionally high-end tender bay finished in teak with a hatch that doubles as a mooring platform. After docking, guests can walk inside the garage and take the stairs straight up to the main deck.

Premier performance

“Savannah is a yacht full of premiers,” emphasises Feadship director Henk de Vries. “As the first ever hybrid superyacht, she offers incredible flexibility in operations and loading of the power plant. The result is fuel savings of some thirty per cent compared to the best boats that we have launched to date.

“The way in which one gigantic propeller has been installed in front with another electrically powered prop in its slipstream has also never been applied on a yacht. A similar system has been used on board passenger ships in Japan, but that is an ‘industrial’ solution, without the attention to comfort required on a Feadship. To achieve this on a superyacht entailed an exceptional degree of cooperation with Wärtsilä and all the other equipment manufacturers.

“Another major innovation is the batteries, which were suggested by the owner. These provide extra speed at the top end, allow proper loading of the generators at any speed and facilitate super-quiet cruising at slow speeds without any engines turning. We have installed Li-ion batteries with no less than one million Watts.

“More than a thousand people have been involved with the creation of Savannah since the contract was signed at the end of 2011. And the tremendous final result once again shows how Feadship is never afraid to venture into uncharted waters.”

Add a Related Photo | Add a Related Video 


No Comments - Share Your Thoughts

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

More New 83,50m mega yacht SAVANNAH launched by Feadship Information:

  1. Mirya Yachting International Announces New Office in Western Canada
    miryayachting

    News: Mirya Yachting International Announces New Office in Western Canada

    October 1, 2016 by miryayachting

    Mirya Yachting is excited to announce the official opening of their new office in Surrey, British Columbia. Serving from their main harbour office in Marmaris, Turkey, the company is now …


  2. Perfect, bespoke playlists for onboard listening
    SuperYachtPlaylists

    News: Perfect, bespoke playlists for onboard listening

    September 26, 2016 by SuperYachtPlaylists

    Great music can make or break a party. Super Yacht Playlists is a new service providing truly bespoke and one off playlists. We already work with Ministry Of Sound, Mercedes …


  3. Luxury Charter Motor Yacht Gale Winds
    NJyachtcharters

    Video: Luxury Charter Motor Yacht Gale Winds

    August 17, 2016 by NJyachtcharters

    Luxury Charter Yacht Gale Winds available for charter in either New England for Summer 2016 or the Bahamas for Winter 2016/2017 http://www.njcharters.com