High-speed 'Green' Superyacht Designed

Sauter Carbon Offset Design
Monday, March 05, 2012
Ocean Supremacy: Image credit SCOD

New York based SCOD comes up with a startling catamaran superyacht design

The maximum speed, 53 kt wave-piercing catamaran named as 'Ocean Supremacy' is designed to save an  average 4,000 tons of CO2 per year. Amazingly, if plugged in to a suitable shore connection it is claimed to be capable of feeding >200 Mwh's electricity to the national grid to offset an annual carbon neutral cruising range of 3,600nm at 18knts.

The  Ocean Supremacy design incorporates a 9 MW solar hybrid propulsion system powered by a combination of sustainable sources of energy that integrate and exploit the availability of; solar, wind, wave and bio mass diesel power.


  • Length overall: 42m
  • Beam: 15.6m
  • Draft: 1m
  • Marine Grade Aluminum or Carbon Epoxy Composite
  • Fuel: 45.000 litres
  • Zero Carbon Cruising Range at 14 knots Unlimited
  • Solar Hybrid Cruising Range at 18 knots 3,600nm
  • Carbon Neutral Cruising Range at 18 knots 3,600nm
  • Maximum Speed 55 knots
  • 10 Guests
  • 8 to10 crew
  • SCOD 8m Super Marine Tender

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