Wellness & sustainability in yachting Blog
A collection of thought-pieces and expert commentary by Paolo Bonaveri (IT) and Matt Morley (ENG) exploring the intersection of yachts, sustainability and wellness.
boateco yachtmediterraneoThe Italian National Sea day The Italian National Sea Day it was established by a Legislative Decree 229/2017 is celebrated on 11th April. We celebrate this important day, “in an hidden mode”! Unfortunately, too many times we forget the central role of the Sea in our life, and especially the companies that developed products or activities thanks to the sea. Confindustria Nautica for the sea In 2017, the Mediterranean sea basin produced 59.6 billion euros of gross added […]
Sustainable yachting trends for 2021 Firstly, what is ‘sustainable yachting’? Let’s establish this concept upfront because we recognise there currently exists some confusion in the market about the term sustainable yachting. Currently, the vast majority of green yacht concepts have focused primarily on energy efficiency and what we might term sustainable onboard systems and the structural materials used in construction. These are without doubt fundamental building blocks of a more sustainable future for the industry and we applaud the work […]
sustainable materials such as cactus leather are ideal for eco yacht interiors and good for the planet too what are plant-based bio materials? We work with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) wood, organic cotton sheets, coconut fibre mattresses, cork decking, palm leaf wallpapers, eco-rubber flooring, corn husks wall vinyls, algae and bamboo decorative tiles, to name but a few of our preferred plant-based materials for yachts. Here we are focusing on a furniture leather made from cactus plants named Deserttex. healthy […]