“Classical elegance” are the watchwords for the latest new contract for Turquoise Yachts. The Turkish shipyard spent the last days of 2018 finalizing the sale details with the owners. Although the yacht name and the owner’s identity are confidential for now, the shipyard can reveal a number of details about this 74M Vallicelli design. Vallicelli
To call a megayacht design a quantum leap for a company may sound like hyperbole. However, The Quantum yacht concept that Ken Freivokh created with Turquoise Yachts is about as far from any other project from the builder looks-wise as you can get. It further boasts some big thinking for amenities to make the guests’
In just over two weeks, the Monaco Yacht Show will bring together nearly 600 exhibitors from around the world. They represent megayacht builders and designers, gear suppliers, marinas, and more. Of course, thousands of visitors attend, too. The event is superyacht-specific, with approximately 120 vessels in the water. One-third are making their global debuts, too.
The newest, and largest, megayacht from Turquoise Yachts is still in the yard’s home country of Turkey. But, she’s officially in her owner’s hands. Go will soon be visiting other ports of call throughout the Mediterranean, too, on her maiden voyage. A flurry of confetti heralded Go’s launch in March. The 253-footer (77-meter) celebrated that
A 174-footer (53-meter) may look and feel overwhelming to some megayacht owners and guests. Not Tala, though, as Luiz DeBasto, whose DeBasto Designs is her stylist and interior designer, asserts. In fact, “No one will feel lost,” he explains, since the focus is as much on cozy togetherness as it is big gatherings. Under construction
Love them or loathe them, Below Deck and Below Deck Mediterranean have huge followings. The reality TV shows chronicle the lives of crewmembers who work aboard charter megayachts. Bravo, the cable network behind them, says they are the third- and fourth-highest-ranking series among ad-supported cable programs with the most affluent audiences. With season three of