Get on board the fully-electric safari car with Sunreef Yachts Eco. The Poland-based shipyard is working with the Maasai community to protect Kenya’s unique natural heritage and wildlife.
Sunreef Yachts Donates his Custom Electric Safari Truck to Help Protect Africa’s Wilderness.
Sunreef Yachts donates a fully-electric safari car to support the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT)’s quest for a more sustainable travel experience. Sunreef Yachts donates a custom-engineered electric safari car to the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT). The shipyard’s technical and R&D teams used their know-how of green technology to carry out and supervise this unique project in all its mechanical and electrical aspects.
On board with the Maasai: Sunreef Yachts Eco goes to Africa. The Sunreef Yachts Eco Know-How
Using the bodywork of an off-road classic, the mechanical and R&D teams at Sunreef Yachts worked on every aspect of the car combining their knowledge of green tech with Francis Lapp’s passion for motorsports. The shipyard’s Founder and President was directly involved in the project, sharing his expertise coming from numerous 4×4 races in which took part on board customized vehicles of his own design. The fully-electric car was equipped with a state-of-the art electric engine and a powerful battery bank. It was also fitted solar panels developed by the shipyard and featuring a new technology used only on Sunreef Yachts Eco catamarans. The mechanical and electrical systems were specifically calibrated to respond to the needs of the eco luxury lodges working hand-in-
hand with the MWCT.
Promoting responsible tourism and education through cooperation with sustainable camps and lodges such as Campi Ya Kanzi and Chyulu Wilderness Camp, the MWCT helps create an authentic and meaningful travel experience.
Campi ya Kanzi is an award-winning boutique eco-lodge in the Chyulu Hills of southern Kenya. It offers a unique luxury experience while using green technologies to make the least impact on the environment. Water comes from rain cropping, electricity from 72 photovoltaic panels, hot water from solar panels, food is cooked using an eco-friendly charcoal. But most importantly the lodge is a partnership with the local Maasai community.
In collaboration with Rosey Adventures, the Chyulu Wilderness Camp is dedicated to sharing an exceptional African experience which impacts positively on the local community and wildlife. The aim of the camp is two-fold: to transform agricultural lands into protected, thriving wetlands and through this, offer a life-changing experience to international students in one of the most beautiful landscapes on Earth.
80 SUNREEF POWER WINS THE OCEANWAY CHINA YACHTS AWARD
Sunreef Yachts’ luxury power catamaran the 80 Sunreef Power triumphed at the prestigious 2020 Oceanway China Yachts Awards, winning in the Best Catamaran Layout category.
The award was received by Sunreef Yachts representatives and exclusive broker for China Speedo Marine on Friday December 11th during an online gala organized by the Oceanway Magazine.
The 80 Sunreef Power is a universal multihull yacht for long cruises in ultimate comfort. Taking luxury and seaworthiness to a new dimension, this dynamic and elegant craft redefines the authentic power catamaran design. Her smart fully-customizable layout welcomes guests on board in supreme comfort.