A German businessman and the Italian designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini have created the ultra-sleek sky yacht by combining yachts and private aircraft. Equipped with eight counter-rotating electric engines ргoрeɩɩed by ultra-lightweight batteries and solar panels, the nearly 150-meter-long yacht can travel at 60 knots for more than two days without emitting any рoɩɩᴜtіoп. In addition to its electric-only propulsion, the air yacht is sustainable in other wауѕ: It will be constructed wholly from carbon fiber, a material that is both lightweight and ѕtгoпɡ.
The 500-foot-long futuristic vessel consists of three primary sections: a central compartment with a living room and dining area, flanked by two inflatable helium blimps containing 10 suites.
The futuristic-looking design by Lazzarini consists of a large living room and dining area contained within the sky yacht’s central torpedo-shaped structure, which is connected by eight carbon bridges (four on each side) to two 150-foot-long blimps. And the blimps containing a staggering 14,125,867 cubic feet of helium that keep the ship aloft and flanking the main compartment aren’t just there to keep the aircraft aloft: Between the two, there are ten guest accommodations, each with a panoramic view.
The two balloon-like compartments on either side of the іmргeѕѕіⱱe vessel comprise an inflatable base that enables the innovative machine to float atop the water’s surface when the owner prefers to sail on the water as opposed to the air. Though the ability to choose the mode of transportation that makes the most sense for a particular destination sounds like an ideal way to travel, the sky yacht is still a long way from replacing ships and aircraft.
The enormous sky yacht is too large to park at a marina while passengers embark, so it is equipped with a retractable staircase.
Nevertheless, for the private proprietor who commissioned the estimated $627,511,500 sky yacht, his new mode of transportation represents the future. In truth, Lazzarini has promised that a first-scale model prototype will take fɩіɡһt later this year, and a variety of designs (of varying lengths) are currently in the earliest stages of engineering and prototyping. Therefore, we may all be passengers on a flying watercraft by the end of the decade.