Nautica: get the catamaran without architectural barriers – Boat and Sports – Sea
Nautica: get the catamaran without architectural barriers Viareggio, inaugurated sailing vessel with sustainable solutions
Opened during the final day of ‘Versilia Yachting Rendez – vous’ Elianto, eco catamaran sailing 60-foot built according to new techniques and sustainable solutions to give opportunities to people with disabilities to live independently the multiple experiences at sea. The boat will be accessible to all and can be used for research at sea, it will also produce less pollution and less impact on marine life. Elianto, it says a statement is indeed accessible for wheelchair users and built with recycled materials and environmentally friendly aluminum and recycled wood-propelled alternative energy. Sun and wind are its “fuel”. Elianto is able to accommodate 16 people on board including a dozen in a wheelchair.
Elianto, it is explained, is the pride of Viareggio and its navy, both in terms of innovative and technologically, both from the social point of view. E ‘was strongly supported by the foundation Sea addition non-profit organization and built by the shipyard Marine Project of Viareggio, with the participation of over 50 local companies who have provided free or discounted all materials and consultations, and with the help of Navigo, the foundation Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca and the founding of Banca del Monte di Lucca. The project which is part Elianto entitled ‘SoleSenzaFrontiere … the sea without boundaries’ has the patronage of the Municipality of Viareggio, Tuscany Region and Paralympic Committee. At the opening ceremony, on the quay in front of the Club Nautico Versilia, they were attended by the minister for culture and sport of the City of Viareggio Sandra Mei, Katia Balducci Navigo president and board member of the Foundation Cassa di Lucca, Vice-President Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca Andrea Palestini, the commander of the Harbor Master’s Office Viareggio Giovanni and Francesca Calvelli Salvioli, president of the foundation Sea addition Onlus and his manager Silvio Nuti. (ANSA).