Vicem Yachts

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 […]

Vicem Makes a Megayacht Splash

Vicem Yachts is renowned for its Down East–style cruisers made from cold-molded wood and epoxy. So the Turkish builder’s entry into the megayacht market, with the Vulcan line, has caused quite a stir. The first launch in the line, the recently delivered Vulcan 46 M Tri-Deck, is still as much a Vicem as the company’s […]

FrontRunners: Fourth and Longer

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. The 75-foot Vicem 75 Flybridge (www.vicemyacht.com), which has a starting price of about $4 million, can be configured with four staterooms (or three, like its 72-foot predecessor) and can […]

92 Cruiser

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. That could soon change: Vicem Yachts, a Turkish builder of modern mahogany cruisers and convertibles, recently debuted its new 92 Cruiser in the United States to broad acclaim. With […]