Innovation

Discover the future of superyachting by looking at the latest sustainable technologies and advancements revolutionizing the industry and exploring cutting-edge solutions and inspiring stories.

A day in the life of a naval architect

A day in the life of a naval architect

By Dominique Afacan | 9 April 2024

Mark Leslie-Miller of Dykstra explains how his dual passions for technology and sailing make naval architecture the perfect career for him.

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Superyachting's teak solution

Superyachting's teak solution

By Charlotte Thomas | 26 March 2024

Teak has long been the timber of choice for yacht decks, exterior furniture and interior finishes, but environmental, ethical and humanitarian concerns are forcing a change – and the superyacht industry is leading the charge to find alternatives.

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A zero fossil fuel superyacht

A zero fossil fuel superyacht

By Dominique Afacan | 18 March 2024

Foundation Zero is driving the development of Zero, a groundbreaking superyacht aiming to be entirely fossil fuel-free. Led by a diverse team of experts, the project explores innovative solutions like hydrogeneration and thermal batteries. Scheduled for delivery in 2025, Zero sets a new standard for sustainable luxury yachting.

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The future of luxury

The future of luxury

By Charlotte Thomas | 26 January 2024

As scrutiny on luxury sectors increases with regard to environmental impact, the yacht industry is taking proactive steps to drive a change from consumption to sustainable luxury through projects designed to promote a new approach in design.

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The superyacht test bed

The superyacht test bed

By Charlotte Thomas | 10 November 2023

The superyacht industry isn’t just proactively looking to reduce or eliminate its own vessel emissions, it is actually serving as the technological testing ground for the wider maritime sector – and that could be hugely important in our battle against climate change.

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Easing the transition

Easing the transition

By Charlotte Thomas | 5 July 2023

While yachting is pioneering new propulsion technologies in the marine sector, it is also looking at how current sustainable solutions can be applied to accelerate the fossil-free transition.

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Yachting’s intelligent change

Yachting’s intelligent change

By Charlotte Thomas | 26 April 2023

The focus of technology applied to yachts often centres on power and propulsion systems, but pioneering designers and projects are applying it in other ways – from ensuring inclusion to embracing the possibilities of AI.

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Beyond the horizon

Beyond the horizon

By Charlotte Thomas | 29 March 2023

It’s easy to think of the superyacht industry being behind the times when it comes to greener technologies, but actually history shows nothing could be further from the truth.

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Pioneering with passion

Pioneering with passion

By Charlotte Thomas | 25 January 2023

As new technologies are developed by pioneering shipyards and their technical partners, the superyacht industry is closer than ever to offering hybrid solutions across its entire size range.

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