She might resemble her predecessor, but the latest 50-metre Tankoa Bintador proves that sisterships can be as individual as the owner desires, as Risa Merl discovers.
It would have been much easier for Tankoa Yachts to repeat the formula that had been successful with its first 50-metre instead of reinventing the wheel. Or, in this case, the engine. But when the owner signed on to the second hull in the yard’s S501 series in the early stages of production, just as metal was being cut, Tankoa proposed the option of hybrid propulsion. Never mind that they were still in the middle of developing the system at the time.
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