Travel the world in your own floating home living self-sufficiently! That’s not a dream anymore! Italian Jet Capsule company came up with the new UFO “Unidentified Floating Object” concept intended for living floating home.
Floating home price and advantages
Have you ever imagined how cool could it be living freely, self-sufficiently anywhere in the world? (and without being super rich) Nowadays mobility is an important factor in life; people change countries and move more often than ever before, so renting a flat or house is more common than owning one. But this trend could change a bit now! You could travel the world, live anywhere in your own mobile boat home which costs nearly the same or less than an apartment in the world biggest cities.
The Italy-based Jet Capsule company is revolutionizing the boat market! The UFO floating home is an autonomous vessel, essentially a studio flat with water mobility. If rent prices continue to skyrocket and water levels continue to rise, the starting price 200.000 USD does not seem extremely high and living in a floating house might not be that strange anymore!
Design your floating home
Main parts of the Jet Capsule UFO: circular ring and interior. Floor plan could be designed individually; the outer ring could be a track for riding a bike, walking your dog or facilitating your own vegetable garden.
UFO’s interior consists of a living/dining area on 20 sqm on the upper level plus 10 sq m bathroom/bedroom on the lower level. The large window surfaces on the lower level make you feel like living in your own aquarium.
Jet Capsule UFO floating home features
The 12.5 meters wide (41 ft in diameter) UFO is equipped with a waterjet propelled 80hp electric motor with a maximum speed of 6.5 km/h (4 mph 3.5 knots). To keep the vessel stable, it has a special elastic anchor system. Jet Capsule UFO is unsinkable even in rough sea conditions. Floating houses use various systems to take advantage of natural elements: main energy providers are solar panels in closable lid atop the structure (40 sqm altogether) connected to batteries. There are additional wind and water turbines on top and below the main disc, these are creating power to operate the motor. You could convert rain or seawater to drinking water using water generator.
UFO 2.0 – The big brother
If you think the UFO floating home might be too small for you, go for a floating villa! UFO 2.0 has a total surface of 314 sqm, measuring 20 meters in diameter, divided into 3 different levels:
- main living area (kitchen, bathroom and storage)
- sub level bedroom + bathroom
- upper deck (control room)
The terrace can be customized as a sun deck, garden or can be installed with wind turbines, layouts and possibilities of usage are unlimited. This luxurious water villa can be used not only as a floating home as well as unique hotel reception, futuristic bar or floating restaurant.
Maximum speed of the Jet Capsule UFO 2.0 9 knots; the two 80 hp electric engines move your home easily. Solar panels and water/wind turbines always provide you essential electricity onboard. Unfortunately there is no information about the price yet.
Could you imagine yourself living in a Jet Capsule UFO? We do 🙂