Turquoise Yachts’ 246-foot ( 75-meter) motoryacht, Project NB69 designed by A.Vallicelli & C. Yacht Design is well under way at its Pendik facility. NB69 was sold through Stuart Larsen at Fraser Yachts. For the interior, Turquoise will be collaborating for the first time with Sinot Yacht Architecture and Design.
In mid-July Turquoise Yachts moved NB69 on its floating dock — with a 2500 ton lifting capacity —from its Kocaeli facility to its Pendik yard in Istanbul for completion of interior installations and outfitting as well as top coat paint application. This yacht is on schedule for delivery in the last quarter of 2021 following sea trials.
The styling of the superstructure and the hull makes for an exquisite balance: a combination of simple sleek lines and a powerful dynamic look. This is particularly evident in the geometry of the front canopies and bulwarks that surround the side decks. The originality of the style, playing on harmonious contrasts between soft and rigid elements, is most noticeable in the sheer-line.
A tight line starting in the bow area, that then, at the center of the boat, becomes a curved concave line that gently slopes down towards the aft. With a profile reminiscent of sporty sailing, the low angle of the transom slope and the very long forward overhang, make this 75m yacht appear long, slender, and elegant in support of her generous interior volume.
The yacht features an unusually large full-beam beach club which not only opens aft to the swimming platform, but also has opening shell doors on either side which convert into extended platforms to the sea. There is a central tender garage with a massive shell door that gives access to a full length 10.2m limousine tender as well as to the multi-purpose guest tender, the rescue/crew tender and several jet skis.
A touch-and-go helicopter pad is located forward on the upper deck. From this deck, one can directly access the owner’s private exterior area that is furnished with an outdoor dinette, sunbathing cushions and/or a Jacuzzi.
LOA : 246ft / 75m
Beam overall: 46ft 6in / 14.20m
Draft: 13ft 5in / 4.10m
GT: 1680 Approx.
Speed: 17 Knots Approx.
Material: Steel Hull & Aluminum Superstructure
Class: Lloyd’s Register of Shipping; +100 A1 SSC Yacht Mono G6,+ LMC, UMS
Flag: Cayman Islands
Exterior Designer: A. Vallicelli Yacht Design
Interior Designer: SINOT
Naval Architect: Turquoise Yachts
Main Engines: Caterpillar 3516C, B-Rating, 2x2575 BHP (1920kW)
Generators: 3 x Caterpillar 250 ekW C9.3
Stabilizers: Naiad At Rest
Features & Amenities:
Media Lounge & Library
Dive Shop and Surf Shack
4.1 m Pool
Owner’s Suite + Private Deck
5 Guest Cabins
1 VIP Cabin
1 Captain’s Cabin
10 Double Crew Cabins
1 Convertible Hospital
Tenders and Toys:
1 Luxury Tender 10.2m
1 Day tender 8m
1 Rescue Tender 4.5m
Jet Ski & Wave Runners