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Mini Recycled Yachts

3D Plywood Luxury Boat

— May 14, 2008 — Autos
Cognizant of the fact sailboats cause a lot of damage to the ecosystem, designer Max Koriath conceived the 3D Plywood Boat.

"By using a patented new process that applies a beech wood veneer to readily available plywood parts, this design gives you all the luxury and durability of more costly woods without putting a strain on world supplies," Yanko Design notes. "This is a modular concept, allowing for a cost effective manufacturing process."

Sailboats can pollute the open waters with their small engines with no emission control, their generally bad combustion techniques, the significant spillage and evaporative losses that are part of the way many small boats function, not to mention the amount of fiberglass and non-sustainable materials involved in building sailboats. I don't know what kind of engine this boat would be fitted with, but I can say that it is a very good looking specimen.
Trend Themes
1. Eco-friendly Yachts - Opportunity for designers to create more sustainable yacht designs that use less fossil fuels and materials that harm the environment.
2. Modular Boat Manufacturing - Opportunity to further develop the modular manufacturing process as it can result in more cost-effective and efficient production.
3. Innovation in Boat Materials - Opportunity to research and create new materials that are more sustainable and cost-effective for boat building to combat the environmental impact of current boat materials.
Industry Implications
1. Boat Manufacturing Industry - Industry leaders can invest in sustainable manufacturing processes and materials that reduce the negative impact of boats on the environment.
2. Luxury Yacht Industry - Luxury yacht designers can incorporate eco-friendly designs and materials into their products to appeal to environmentally conscious consumers.
3. Green Technology Industry - Businesses in the green tech industry can collaborate with yacht and boat manufacturers to develop innovative, eco-friendly technologies for boats and yachts.
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