Not all water is equal
Approximately 71% of the Earth's surface is water-covered, and the oceans hold about 96.5% of all Earth's water. Many people think The Bahamas archipelago is a part of North America and the Caribbean. It’s neither. Geographically, the Bahamas is located in the Atlantic Ocean, while the majority of other Caribbean territories are located in the Caribbean Sea.
The Bahama Banks are the submerged carbonate platforms that make up much of The Bahama Archipelago and its banks are the Great Bahama Bank, Little Bahama Bank and Cay Sal Bank. The limestone that comprises the Banks has been accumulating since perhaps as early as the Jurassic period. The waters of the Bahama Banks are very shallow; on the Great Bahama Bank they are generally no deeper than 25 meters (80 feet) but with very steep slopes around them such as the border of the Tongue of the Ocean. You can find the third largest fringe barrier reef, and Dean’s Blue hole (the world’s deepest blue hole), one of many blue holes, in The Bahamas.
This build up of limestone makes variation of shallow water banks and contrasting deep drops an incredible canvas, especially from space. For astronaut Scott Kelly, the sight of The Bahamas from his vantage point onboard the International Space Station had been a regular talking point on Twitter - sending out photos of the beauty of the nation as seen in 2015, during his year from space.
The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere. It is bounded by Mexico and Central America to the west and south west, to the north by the Greater Antilles starting with Cuba, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and to the south by the north coast of South America. Atlantic deep water is thought to spill into the Caribbean and contribute to the general deep water of its sea. Atlantic Ocean water enters the Caribbean through the Anegada Passage lying between the Lesser Antilles and Virgin Islands and the Windward Passage located between Cuba and Haiti.
LESS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: LESS PLASTIC IN OUR OCEANS ANd SEAS
Yacht Sweet Escape now has the GROHE Blue® kitchen faucet system that reduces CO2 emissions by 60% as compared to bottled mineral water. It delivers delicious filtered water chilled to the perfect drinking temperature in three options – still, medium or sparkling – at the touch of a button.
Yacht Sweet Escape strives for the best tasting, safest eco-friendly options for our drinking water supply. With the human body being made of approximately 60% water, Yacht Sweet Escape wants only the finest of water for our guests. To make your water drinking more interesting, we can provide a variety of customized chill and carbonation variations. Using the GROHE Blue® we will eliminate the unnecessary wastage of using single-use-plastic, excessive storage of plastic onboard and the process of the manufacturing the technology is equally as green; GROHE itself is an award winning company for being a sustainable model for an eco-conscious business.
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The Only Plumbing Industry Company Recognized for Providing Water and Energy Conservation Solutions that Have Positive Social Impact.
According to Grohe, the GROHE Blue® combines convenience and a healthy lifestyle in one environmentally-conscious package. Compared to the pollution and energy consumption caused by filling and transporting bottled mineral water, filtering tap water has a negligible environmental impact. GROHE Blue® saves on precious resources; seven liters of water are needed to put just one liter of bottled water on a supermarket shelf! Energy is also saved, as heavy bottles are no longer needed to be carried onboard.
Using GROHE Blue® filter systems means taking responsibility for the environment. Sparkling water made @WholeFoods' top 10 food trends for 2018. Enjoy it straight from the tap of our GROHE Blue® Chilled & Sparkling. Feel good about what you put into your body with a conscious effort to make choices that effect our oceans.
In the US alone, over 33 billion liters of bottled water is sold per year, 80% of which end up in a landfill or our oceans. Estimates show that the annual consumption of bottled water requires an energy input of 32-54 million barrels of oil.
For our turn-downs, Yacht Sweet Escape uses the Alfi® Hotel TT Thermos in polished stainless steel and clad in a stitched melange grey leather. Alfi®’s own AromaSafe principle and the fact that all Alfi® products, including this vacuum carafe, is produced with absolutely no toxins whatsoever makes Alfi® an even greener choice. By integrating the GROHE Blue® systems and these incredibly efficient vacuum thermoses, it allows for our guests to keep their optimal temperature in still or sparkling at their besides every evening. This chic thermos eliminate the use of plastic bottles and help us to keep plastic from our seas and reduces the use of fossil fuels. Alfi® is a brand synonomis with luxury yachting, and we could not help but be obsessed with this particular ultra exclusive design by Alfi® only found through their European market!