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Yacht that “Goes” with coral reefs

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A South Korean designer imagined a yacht with a special form that is “go along” with perfect coral reefs over which float, writes CNN . Tofi yacht, designed by Kim Hyun-Seok, won the award for design in Seatec Fair in Italy and could soon become reality.

 

Coral reef – Wikipedia

Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals. Coral reefs are built by colonies of tiny animals …

The judges praised the fact that the designer “imaginatively explored the concept of motor boat“. They said that the yacht of 12 meters in length, whose sketches presents inside the craft, “combines natural beauty and recreational activities.”

“I imagined a yacht that has a simple concept, but to catch well. Tofi means enjoyable holidays relaxing and unique experience at sea,” says Kim.

Corals and Coral Reefs | Smithsonian Ocean Portal

Coral reefs are the most diverse of all marine ecosystems. They teem with life, with perhaps one quarter of all ocean species depending on reefs for food and …

The yacht has two platforms: the bottom allows easy access to the sea (equipped with stairs) and the upper can be used for sunbathing, but can replace and surfboard, for the more adventurous, writes CNN.

Taters, which reaches a maximum speed of 31 km / h, will have four seats, two double cabins. Their outer walls will be transparent, so that will allow natural light and admiring the landscape.

Kim degree in mechanical engineering and design of marine vessels, are already working on a new project: a “superiaht” 125 meters, which will be indoor pool, and a heliport.

 

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