Numarine 70HT is the Ultimate Hard-Top Cruiser

Numarine, the Turkish high-performance motoryacht shipyard based in Istanbul, introduces the Numarine 70HT, a welcome addition to a spirited lineup of luxury performance motor yachts from the Turkish boat builder. Numarine 70HT embodies the striking design cues from the hugely successful 78HT. With its bold lines and distinctive styling, this all-new model fully embraces the unique aesthetics […]

Boating: Breaking the Mold

The Turkish shipyard Vicem Yachts is one of the few major builders that still produce boats with hulls made entirely from mahogany. The cold-molding construction method required for such hulls is a labor-intensive process that involves coating layers of mahogany strips with epoxy laminate and bending them around a frame, thus creating a naturally insulated […]

Introducing the RMK 5000 Explorer Yacht Concept

The Turkish yacht builder RMK Marine and the acclaimed Italian design firm Hot Labs Yacht & Design have unveiled details on the much-anticipated RMK 5000 Explorer concept. Designed to perform like a rugged explorer vessel, the 164-foot megayacht will be equipped with an ice-class hull and will have a gross weight below 500 tons, with […]

FrontRunners: Living Larger

Like its 42-foot predecessor, the Alenyacht Alen 55 (www.alenyacht.com) has a topside area swathed in teak and a hull constructed entirely of composite materials. The $1.1 million overnight cruiser features belowdecks sleeping quarters for as many as five guests and a foldable amidships table that can seat 10. The 55-footer can reach a top speed […]

Curvelle Makes Waves with Its New Catamaran

With the launch of its latest catamaran, the Turkish brand Curvelle, in conjunction with the Curvelle-Logos shipyard, proves that two legs are better than one. Thanks to its wide beam and two-hull structure, the 110-foot Curvelle Quaranta boasts greater stability, more space, and better comfort than most comparable monohull motoryachts—whether traveling at 5 or 25 […]

FrontRunners: Long and Prosperous

The 151-foot, trideck Le Caprice V is the first Vicem Vulcan 46 (www.vicemyacht.com), and it was the inaugural launch in the Turkish yard’s Vulcan line of semi­custom vessels longer than 100 feet. Like the 118- and 105-foot Vulcan models, the $27 million Vulcan 46 (named for its length in meters) was designed by the Dutch […]

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