Italian designers Marco Ferrari and Alberto Franchi developed Helios, a solar-powered sailing yacht concept design for the Young Designer of the Year 2015 contest. Created with a low carbon footprint in mind, the 180.5-foot-long modern yacht can accommodate 10 guests and 8 crewmembers. Hello harvests solar power through its flexible solar cell-clad sails made of silicon. The surface area covers about 2,500 panels that can generate approximately 355 kWh of power. The luxury boat offers many amenities, from an infinity pool with sunbathing areas to a cinema and tender garages that house jet skis, canoes, and even a 23-foot-long limo tender.

+ Helios Yacht


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