$100 Million Yacht "Savannah" Anchors In South Walton

October 11, 2016 by SoWal Staff

A massive super yacht arrived in SoWal yesterday and has created quite a buzz. The 274-foot "Savannah" cost $100 million and is the ultimate in luxury and modern technology.

From the builder's website:
The 83.50-metre (273’11”) Savannah is the first hybrid motoryacht. She is the first superyacht to feature an eco-friendly blend of single diesel engine, three gensets, batteries, propeller, azimuting thruster and a streamlined hull shape. Offering fuel economies of thirty per cent, the pioneering electro-mechanical propulsion platform marries Feadship’s past experience and forward thinking approach within a pure custom creation. Further innovation comes in the form of a floating superstructure, an underwater lounge, the ‘open’ aft deck areas, and much more besides. At the 2016 ShowBoats Design Awards, Savannah won no less than three prestigious awards: for Exterior Design & Styling, Interior Layout & Design and Holistic Design. Savannah became Motor Yacht of the Year during the 2016 World Superyacht Awards.

Yacht Name: Savannah
Yacht Length: 84 m (274 ft)
Guests: 12 in 6 cabins
Crew: 22 in 10 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 100 million
Owners Name: Lukas Lundin
Lundin Net Worth: US$ 1 billion
Owners Company: Lundin Mining
Owners Country: Sweden
More info - interior and exterior photos >>

83.5 meters (274 ft)
Savannah is an 83.5 meter (274ft) yacht, built out of steel with an aluminum superstructure. She was known as project #686, before being christened Savannah.

Hybrid Propulsion
The yacht is referred to as a ‘hybrid yacht’, powered by a combination of a single Wärtsila diesel engine, three diesel-electric generators and a battery pack. Propulsion comes from an advanced Azimuth propeller system.

A Crew of 22
The yacht Savannah can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 22. Her value is at least US$ 100 million.

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