Greenline Yachts, a Slovenian shipyard known for its hybrid propulsion technology, has announced the sale of over 1,000 yachts since its inception in 2008. The company has developed a philosophy of responsible yachting, offering a range of eight hybrid models from 39 to 58 feet.


Greenline Yachts fleet

The company, founded by Vladimir Zinchenko, has focused on sustainable yachting solutions, launching its first model, the Greenline 33, in 2008. The Greenline 33 Hybrid quickly became popular, leading to the introduction of several other models, including the Greenline 40 Hybrid, the Greenline 48, and the Greenline 58 Fly. The current lineup includes eight models, all featuring hybrid propulsion systems designed to reduce environmental impact.


Greenline 58 Fly

Greenline Yachts' hybrid propulsion technology, known as the 6G H-Drive serial diesel-electric powertrain, has been in development since 2008 and is now in its sixth generation. This system allows for significant fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, appealing to customers who prioritize ecological responsibility.


Greenline 48 Fly

“Our customers seek to immerse themselves in nature while preserving it,” said Zinchenko. “They value ecological responsibility and a low environmental impact. Our range of hybrid yachts allows them to do that, and we are seeing a sharp rise in inquiries as the market changes.”


Greenline 40

Greenline Yachts' design ethos emphasizes efficiency, featuring "superdisplacement" hulls that provide stability and economy at various speeds. The yachts can operate in electric mode for 20-25 nautical miles and use diesel engines for longer passages, with the ability to recharge batteries during travel. The yachts also feature extensive solar panels, lithium batteries, and inverters, allowing for extended stays without needing to start the engine or generator.


Greenline Yachts fleet

The shipyard has also integrated sustainable practices into its construction process, using recycled PET plastic in hull reinforcement and vacuum infusion techniques to ensure precise material use. Offcuts from interior fit-outs are repurposed into heating pellets, and leftover foam is used for home insulation by a neighboring company. Marketing materials have been minimized and are produced from recycled or sustainable sources.


Greenline 48 Fly

“Navigating over 250,000 miles and working as a yacht dealer taught me about environmental respect and what boaters want,” said Zinchenko. “Greenline Yachts proves you can build a yacht responsibly while ensuring comfort and safety.”

Greenline Yachts is introducing annual awards to recognize owners who demonstrate significant strides in responsible yachting. These awards will celebrate achievements such as the highest amount of solar power generated and the most electric engine hours logged.

Credits: Greenline Yachts

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