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It would be no understatement to describe Blue II, the latest 56m luxury explorer yacht launched by Turquoise Yachts, as ‘against-the-grain’. Blue II was recently shot off the coast of Capri, where she flaunted her unique exterior to talented yacht photographer Guillaume Plisson. We took a closer look with a word from the designer, Andre Hoek, to better understand the philosophy behind her ‘modern-classic’ design.
How do you spot a world-class shipyard? There are several key indicators of excellence in the field of superyacht build. Precision engineering, state-of-the-art build materials, cutting-edge technology and quality a cut above the rest, to name a few. If you were to assess the excellence of a shipyard on its ability to build to the highest standards across the wide range of superyacht form and function, however, Turquoise Yachts would certainly place amongst the top ranks.
Burgess has launched the superyacht industry’s answer to a winter sale, and it is quite the temptation for those looking to their next dream-like escape. A far cry from the shopping mall warzones of Black Friday, Burgess is offering the “Most Luxurious Sale Ever” with a discount of 25% on a selection of high-quality charter yachts.
Turquoise Yachts has confirmed that construction is well underway on the 51m Classic Sloop Rainbow II. Rainbow II pays homage to the era of the big classic yachts of the early 1900s, offering a back-to-the-roots classical sailing experience packed with contemporary comfort features.
Not long after we recently reported the sale of 75m Vallicelli design NB 69, Turquoise has hit another brokerage milestone as it announced the signing of 53 metre Tala. Under construction at the Turkish yard’s Kocaeli shipyard, Tala’s hull and superstructure have been completed and her interior work is well underway. With exterior styling by Miami-based studio DeBasto Designs and interiors by Johnny Horsfield’s H2 Yacht Design, the project promises to be an exceptional one.
Turkish shipyard Turquoise, builder of such iconic yachts as Go and Quantum of Solace, has typically had very little trouble in the field of brokerage success. This reputation was reinforced, even in this period of economic adversity, as the yard announced today the speedy sale of new 75m Project NB69.
The thrilling explorer yacht Blue II has left the Turquoise Yachts shipyard as she undertakes her maiden voyage. The 56m superyacht features unique styling by Hoek Design and becomes the latest gift to the yachting world by Turquoise Yachts.
Turquoise Yachts has announced the launch of its 56m explorer yacht, Blue II. Formerly known as Project Lombok, Blue II features an exceptional exterior design by Dutch naval architects André Hoek – combining functionality with a distinct aesthetic in one long-range vessel.
With the Miami Yacht Show underway today, we turn our attention to one of the standout superyachts on display. Turquoise Yachts’ 72.6m Quantum of Solace is a modern icon and will inevitably be turning heads at the Show.
Turquoise Yachts have issued a construction update on their exciting 74m new build project, NB66. The hull has been transferred from the Turkish builder’s Kocaeli facility to its yard in Pendik, marking the commencement of the next stage of construction as the project inches closer to eventual completion in summer of 2021.
A definitive and indisputable trend noticeable at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was the presentation of a whole range of explorer yachts from the biggest and most renowned names in shipbuilding.
Turkish yacht builder Turquoise has revealed the eagerly anticipated 74 metre explorer yacht, Barracuda, and CEO Patrik Von Sydow visited the Breaking News Centre to speak about this and the exciting projects in the pipeline.
Cannes Yachting Festival is just around the corner, kicking off next Tuesday 10 September and running until Sunday 15. Multitudes of the finest yachts in the world are currently flocking to Vieux Port and Port Canto, but the biggest in show always hold a certain appeal. Here are the some of the largest vessels to look out for at Cannes: