NOBISKRUG to deliver sail-assisted superyacht "SAILING YACHT A"

February 08, 2017

NOBISKRUG is proud to announce the delivery of the most advanced sail-assisted superyacht ever built: “SAILING YACHT A”. Measuring almost 143 meters (468ft) and a gross tonnage of about 12,600 GT; she will become one of the greatest PYC superyachts in the world in terms of design and technology.

Working with the dedicated Owners project team, NOBISKRUG engineered and constructed a masterpiece. “SAILING YACHT A” leads the way with her revolutionary engineering and design. She is one of the world’s largest and the most advanced superyacht with unique features such as underwater observation pod, hybrid diesel-electric propulsion system and state-of-the-art navigation systems. The three masts are the tallest and most highly loaded freestanding composite structures in the world. The mainmast towers 100 meters above the waterline.

World-renowned Philippe Starck created the unconventional design, which challenges the expectations of conventional aesthetics as he did for Motor Yacht "A".

NOBISKRUG high-tech building technology made this fascinating design possible. Steel hull and steel superstructure with high-tech composite fashion plates that can be formed into any shape or size, a technology NOBISKRUG has developed during the past 15 years in co-operation with classification societies and special subcontractors.

“Born from the desire of the owner to ‘push the boundaries of engineering and challenge the status quo of the industry’, “SAILING YACHT A” is undoubtedly one of the most visionary projects NOBISKRUG has ever been involved in”, says Managing Director, Holger Kahl.

Thanks to her striking looks and innovative technology “SAILING YACHT A” is unquestionably the most anticipated delivery of 2017. She will definitely change the future landscape of the NOBISKRUG fleet as well as the future of supersail.

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