Turquoise Yachts (formerly known as Proteksan Turquoise) is a builder of large custom superyachts. Known for their high quality builds, Turquoise construct their steel and aluminum yachts in Turkey at their yard within the Kocaeli Free zone as well as their Pendik facilities. The Pendik facilities boast 25,000sqm with the capacity for up to eight yachts of 85m, while the Kocaeli site has 50,000sqm of space and an 120m drydock! Partnering with leading designers, and applying high levels of craftsmanship, the yard produces yachts that win awards and command respect around the world. Turquoise Yachts invests continually in its offering and facilities, expanding its yard and with several superyachts under construction.
One of the yard’s first builds was Turkey’s first superyacht—the 164-foot (50-meter) Turquoise. Since then Turquoise Yachts has been largely responsible for the growing reputation of Turkey as a leading yacht building country. The yard has an efficient in-house teams of engineers, designers and craftsmen to keep build costs low and has, over the last decade, produced notable yachts in a wide range of design styles from expedition yachts like Vindrea to “new classics” like Vajoliroja.
Turquoise prides itself on being a high-end builder with endless possibilities for customization and an in-house team of designers and naval architects. Over the years it has worked with many of the industry’s leading names including H2 Yacht Design, Nuvolari Lenard, Philippe Briand/Vitruvius Yachts and Winch Designs. The finest technologies go into all of the yard’s designs, with market-leading technologies on board every yacht. This is a great brand, that holds its value and delivers in every way.
Turquoise Yachts is a member of SYBAss (Superyacht Builders Association).