Innovative designs with yachts are not a new trend. Multiple designers have introduced unique and creative functionalities in their designs for these yachts. The famous yacht designer, Kurt Strand, is famous for bringing unprecedented concepts in his work. previously, he presented the staggering Florida yacht that had the ability to sail without the presence of wind.
This time he has brought another superyacht design that will set the bar way higher than before. The new 528-footer (161 m) superyacht goes by the name of Norway. She was inspired by the longships of the Viking Age.
The designer imitated the sturdy square sails of the old era and created a modern version of them. This has resulted in Norway being equipped with “space-age technology” that facilitates her to travel all around the globe without giving off any harmful emissions.
The sails capture energy when moving and then this energy is stored in a battery bank that is placed onboard. This energy will then be converted to hydrogen. Even when there is no wind or sunshine, Norway will sail ahead powered by three multi-fuel generator engines that have the ability to run on diesel, liquified natural gas, or hydrogen.
When the weather is deemed ideal, it will produce more clean energy than it uses up, putting that energy aside for days when the weather is not on her side. The ship is as massive as other superyachts are. It can have up to 24 guests across 12 luxurious suites, along with 40 crew. The yacht further has a beach club, a fitness center, a spa, a swimming pool, a supercar garage, and a cinema. Norway even has a small hospital.
There is a circular two-story lobby in the center and a bar that has a mesmerizing view of the sea. For smooth sailing, Norway also has a unique sail handling system for precise maneuvering along with two side-by-side retractable keels with stabilizers. This allows the ship to navigate deep or shallow waters without any turbulence.