The Turkish shipyard Vicem Yachts is one of the few major builders that still produce boats with hulls made entirely from mahogany.
The 151-foot, trideck Le Caprice V is the first Vicem Vulcan 46 (www.vicemyacht.com), and it was the inaugural lau
Vicem Yachts is renowned for its Down East–style cruisers made from cold-molded wood and epoxy.
Vicem Yachts’ newest design bests the formerly largest yacht in the Turkish builder’s Classic Flybridge series by three feet of hull length and one passenger cabin.
Noah’s Ark, arguably the world’s first expedition yacht, was built in Turkey. Yet despite this august heritage, the Turks have never been known as master shipbuilders.