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Bilgin 263, 80-metres superyacht under construction


Bilgin-263Bilgin is currently working to complete the development of Bilging 263, their largest superyacht to date. The contract was signed at the end of last year with a very loyal customer who already owns two other Bilgin superyachts.
The vessel’s naval architecture and exterior styling were designed by Unique Yacht Design, a Turkish studio which is active in naval architecture and engineering since 2010, and exterior design since 2013. One of their latest projects, the Squalo Bianco, was awarded as Best Yacht Concept Design over 30 metres at the International Yacht & Aviation Awards 2014.
The Turkish shipyard is now completing the interior arrangement and construction drawings. By the end of the month, Towing Tank Testing will be carried out. Bilgin is scheduling steel cutting for the 80-metre yacht’s hull for next March, and the delivery of the customized vessel to her new owner is expected to be in three years, in 2019.
Bilgin Yacht was founded 86 years ago and is currently being run by the fifth generation of the same family who established the yard. Thanks to substantial investments over the years, the company has now the capacity to build up to four superyachts at a time.

General and technical information
Name Bilgin 263 Builder Bilgin Yacht Year of build 2016 Naval Achitecture Unique Yacht Design Exterior Styling Unique Yacht Design Engineering Özgun Yacht Design LOA 80 m Beam 12,2 Range 6000 nm + Max speed 18 knots Cruising Speed 14 knots Engines 2xMTU2467HP Hull material steel Superstructure material alluminium


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