It seems like most of the major yachts the past week have been seen in the USA: Feadship Aquarius, Lurssen Solandge and Benetti 11-11 in Fort Lauderdale, 115m explorer yacht Luna in Miami. Now we have spotted the most innovative yacht from Feadship, 83.5m Savannah, in Fort Lauderdale as well.

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Launched in January 2015, she was built by the Dutch yard to a design of CG Design in collaboration with Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects. The vessel is green in more ways than one: not only does she boasts a unique seafoam green paint job, but also utilizes the eco-friendly Breathe propulsion. At the urging of her owner, the system has been optimized to feature five operation modes from diesel to diesel-electric combinations to fully electric - courtesy of a 30-ton lithium-ion battery bank capable of holding a million watts of electricity.


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Savannah also hosts a propeller that is 40% larger than the norm and the yard claims that she has a better engine load than any other superyacht. Speaking about the development, the yacht owner's project manager Ted McCumber said: 

It is not the individual technologies used on Savannah that are new in the yachting world - it is the way they have been combined

She features a nine-metre swimming pool, an underwater lounge at port side, where guests can watch fish swim past, and a cinema. Moreover, Savannah boasts 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.


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As for the accommodation, the superyacht can sleep up to 12 guests in 6 cabins as well as a crew of 26.

Here you can take a closer look at the 2016 Motor Yacht of the Year and read the story behind her metallic-painted coating.

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