Arkup #1 is fully solar powered and electric self-proppeled. You can cruise silently in the bay the find the perfect spot to anchor for the week-end: totally off-the-grid.Equipped with electric propulsion and four hydraulic spuds, ARKUP future-proof houseboat can lift itself out of the water and is completely stable at anchor.
Our 4,350 sqft mobile floating mansion is fully solar powered and harvest rainwater in order to provide the ultimate off-the-grid water-based living experience.”Dock in a metropolitan marina or anchor in a tranquil bay. There’s just something about living on the water, coming home to the light shimmering on the surface after a long day in the city. It’s an experience you’ll never forget.
The Arkup livable yacht was conceived to be “future-proof”, from its ability to withstand or avoid extreme weather events to its self-contained systems that allow fully off-the-grid living.
The 2,300 sqft roof collects the rainwater and is covered with 36 kW solar electric panels which generate sufficient green energy to live off-the-grid. Live ecologically while being self-sufficient with water and electricity. Rainwater is collected from the roof, then stored in the hull and purified to ensure fresh water full-autonomy.
You are free to move your home as you want. Two noise-free electric thrusters of 136 hp each rotate 180° for the best maneuverability to propel the yacht up to 5 knots. The four 40ft long hydraulic legs allow to anchor in up to 20ft water depths and lift the livable yacht above the sea-level, avoiding any seasickness. No matter the weather conditions and high winds, surge and floods are no longer an issue thanks to this self-lifting system making you feel 100% safe and protected.//arkup