Turkish shipyard Bilgin announced sale 47.5-metre superyacht former known as Nerissa, in collaboration with Thompson Westwood & White. The yacht now christened Starburst III was asking € 19,600,000 at the time of sale.



The new owner has ordered minor customisations of both exterior and interior concepts of the yacht, first debuted at Monaco Yacht Show 2017. The changes are due to be completed within a month. 

As to the exterior, the owner expressed a wish to change the original white colour used by exterior designer Unique Yacht Design, to a darker grey tone. Meanwhile, Starburst III’ solid exterior features large windows and amenities, such as sky lounge and relaxation zone with seating and Jacuzzi.



Starburst III can accommodate up to 10 guests on-board within four larger cabins instead of more traditional five-cabin layout. The yacht also features with a spacious master suite with a hull balcony.



The vessel’s interior design originally developed by H2 Yacht Design is trademarked with a blend of various woods into the main combination of marble, copper and leather materials used in décor. Her main saloon will be easily be transformed into an open saloon with large sliding doors. The yacht will now undergo minor changes in colour palette and will be equipped with additional furniture. 



With the power of two MTU 12V 2000 diesel engines, the yacht features a top speed of 16 knots and cruises comfortably at 12 knots with a maximum range of 4,000 nautical miles.

Among other news, Bilgin has recently announced building of a 67-metre yacht at their facility in West Istanbul Marina. She is scheduled for launch in 2021.

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