Oceanco in the Netherlands has unveiled the 430-foot concept design Aeolus, with exteriors by Giles Taylor and interiors from Njord by Bergman Design House.
The Aeolus concept is rooted in sustainability, in keeping with Oceanco’s NXT initiative to focus on innovation and sustainability. The concept yacht is named for the Greek god of wind and takes some design cues from J Class sailing yachts.
“Her curves do not make her overly feminine because there is a masculine quality to her bold, forthright architecture,” Taylor stated in a press release. “Apart from the deck surfaces themselves, not one surface is flat or brutally geometric, which provides a unique aesthetic that sets Aeolus apart.”
The interior is envisioned in a way that will include sustainable and traceable materials, including biomaterials. Two examples are Desserto, a vegan leather alternative made from climate-positive cactus plants, and Oliveri Homes, which uses nontoxic processes and dyes to create materials.
Oceanco also worked with technical partners ABB and MTU to create an adaptable energy transition platform, thinking ahead toward a net-zero-emissions future amid constantly evolving technology.
What are some key specs of the Aeolus concept yacht? Beam is 59 feet, and gross tonnage is 6,200.
Where to learn more: visit oceancoyacht.com