Gulf Craft has come prepared to the 27th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show with a fleet of 12 vessels, among them a new range of solar-powered Nomad yachts. Named the SUV (Sports Utility Vessel) Collection, the series consists of three models, including the longest yacht in the series, the flagship 30-metre Nomad 95 SUV. Photo: Gulf Craft
The British Naval Architect Andrew Wolstenholme designed the hulls of the Nomad series, while the interior and exterior were designed in-house by Gulf Craft. Created with adventurous seafarers in mind, the Nomad series features semi-displacement hybrid hulls designed to withstand difficult sea conditions and travel long distances.
The yacht Nomad 95 SUV and the other yachts in the series boast increased stability and fuel-efficiency, due to the use of lighter and stronger advance composites during the building process. Additionally, the reliance on solar-powered energy is a feature that Gulf Craft will be offering for all of its yachts in the future, in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.
Photo: Gulf Craft Motor yacht 95 SUV features five staterooms including the owner's stateroom in the forward main deck which offers a 180-degree panoramic view to the outside. The sundeck is enclosed where another stateroom is located.Photo: Tom van OossanenBetween her oceangoing capabilities and environmentally sustainable features, the Nomad 95 SUV and the other yachts in the series incorporate safety, comfort, and functionality in a design suited well for adventurous families and travellers. Powered by twin 1925 CAT C32 engines, she has a top speed of 25 knots. Photo: Gulf Craft
Mohammed Alshaali, Chairman of Gulf Craft comments “The new Nomad Yachts are set to redefine the future of yachting. They are created for those who enjoy escaping the routine and travelling together with their families. The Nomad Yachts transform yachting into a memorable experience for the guests onboard. It is truly the future of family yachting.”
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