Designed by Vripak with sustainability at the fore, Futura is slender, efficient and a third of the height of a comparable 66m yacht. Her flowing, curvaceous lines denote an elegant femininity that draws from shapes found in nature. A cocoon-like glass superstructure resembles the silhouette of a whale. Exceptionally lightweight, it uses rhombus-shaped framing similar to the scales of a fish.
Able to reach a maximum speed of 16 knots and cruising through the waters at a respectable 12 knots, Futura is set up with the latest in electric/diesel hybrid superyacht technology. Capable of holding 100,000 litres of fuel, she can run solely on ‘blue diesel’ if desired (a type of Finnish biofuel made from waste food currently in use throughout the trucking industry) and also possesses bio-based batteries constructed from natural materials such as salt, sand, water and plants. The battery bank is charged by an enormous kite on an electric winch which can be released at the touch of a button and is also fully biodegradable.