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Having established the H2 design studio in London during 1994, Jonny Horsfield has been pioneering some of the most iconic exterior and interior projects across the superyacht sector. While almost always shrouded in secrecy, the in-build giants and industry trailblazers are some of the most eagerly anticipated deliveries with global accreditation. From the esteemed research vessel REV, to 80-metre plus giants, the upcoming launches each have a touch of H2 Design magic by the London based creatives.
Hot on the heels of the delivery of Ice-Class Blue II, Turquoise Yachts has unveiled new 84m superyacht Project Atlas. The Harrison Eidsgaard-designed superyacht is the latest of a number of exciting, forward-thinking projects being developed by the Turkish shipyard.
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.