Bilgin Shipyards

Location: Istanbul,Turkey
Specialties: Motoryachts and sailing yachts up to 60m, specialising in composite and wood.

A family run yard, Bilgin was founded in 1929 and has been building luxury yachts for more than five generations. Building almost everything in house, ensuring complete quality control, Bilgin has four different facilities in the greater-Istanbul region, totalling over 40,000sqm. The family and yard has a longstanding reputation for high levels of craftsmanship, creating beautiful bespoke yachts that stand the test of time. Bilgin in Turkish means, “know how” conveying the yard’s expertise, knowledge and passion, with more than 350 skilled craftsmen and women on the team. Bilgin takes a sustainable approach to yacht construction, with methods including the use of sustainably grown trees.

Bilgin has launched a wide range of yachts, reflecting its truly custom approach, with notable projects including the Bilgin Classic 160 which combined the best of old style and new technologies. The production of all Bilgin yachts for sale, charter or new build is undertaken with cold molded construction. Their models vary from aluminum alloys to standard motor vessels and many more. Some of Bilgin’s most popular yacht models include the Bilgin 263, the Bilgin 156, Bilgin 263 II, Bilgin 147, Bilgin 132, Clarity Bilgin 160 classic, Indiana Bilgin 127 and the RL NOOR Bilgin 123. The Bilgin 160 classic is also for sale and charter exclusively with IYC. Bilgin offers a wide variety of yacht models, all with different styles and options to be fully customized, with a focus on delivering an extraordinary experience for owners.

Bilgin Yachts is a member of SYBAss (Superyacht Builders Association)


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