Client signs third project with Bilgin

Alasdair Whyte
By Alasdair Whyte October 22, 2015 16:56

Client signs third project with Bilgin

On 15th October a repeat client signed the contracts for his third yacht from Bilgin, the Bilgin 263. 

The 80 metre superyacht will be Bilgin’s largest project to date. They designed it six months ago and the construction order was signed on 15th October at the shipyard’s head office in Istanbul.

It will also be largest yacht ever built in Turkey to LY3 compliance.

Construction will start in March 2016 with delivery scheduled for 2019.


Name: Bilgin 263

Builder: Bilgin Yachts
Length: 80.10m / 262′ 8″

Exterior: Unique Yacht Design
Naval Architect: Unique Yacht Design
Classification: ABS, A1, CYS, AMS, ACCU, (E), RW, COMF+(Y) MCA/LY3

Guests: 4 guest cabins, 3 VIP cabins
Crew: 9 + captain
Beam (max): 12.20m / 40′ 0″
Draught: 3.5m / 11′ 6″
Max speed: 17.5 knots
Propulsion: 2x MTU 2575hp

Alasdair Whyte
By Alasdair Whyte October 22, 2015 16:56