Construction of Bilgin Yachts' largest model Bilgin 263 is progressing rapidly at the shipyard's facility in West Istanbul Marina. Bilgin 263 I and Bilgin 263 II retain all the design features of Bilgin Yachts including bright living areas, extensive saloon and private spaces for the yacht owner. The yacht has exteriors designed by Unique Yacht Design, interiors by H2 Design Studio and Bilgin Yachts design team.

The large glazed surfaces on the upper and main decks become an integral part of the decoration offering the areas with light and magnificent view. The main saloon is divided into living and dining areas, with a table seating up to 16 people. Sharp, crisp interior lines offer a modern feeling. The decoration has the rich combination of Macassar ebony, eucalyptus and marble. On the same deck is the owner's cabin complete with walk-in wardrobe, study and a balcony which is one of the
yacht's stand-out features.



In the layout of the yacht, the designers tried to create an open airy feel, for a clean slick look. The upper deck of the yacht and the lower deck consisting the VIP and guest cabins in addition to a large beach club prove how the light and textured luxury materials are used to create the feeling. There are not big changes between the first and second hulls. A few minor details can easily be recognized. For instance, the second hull has warmer tones throughout its living areas while the first hull will be more plain and bright due to the light materials and textures.



"Both exterior and interior areas of Bilgin 263 is full of surprises. To me, the most attractive area is the beach club itself. While designing the yacht, we placed all the tenders and sea toys in the front deck. This is how we managed to connect the beach club with the main saloon. With its 8.50-metre length and 1.40-metre depth, the eternity pool creates an enjoyable atmosphere while offering a relaxing place to socialize with friends." says Emrecan Öztürk, CEO of Unique Yacht Design. "From many aspects, Bilgin 263 will differentiate herself from her predecessors. The superyacht's
form is optimized well. With two 2,560 kW engines, she will speed up to 20 knots, while the cruising speed 12 knots will keep her fuel consumption as 250 l/h. She is built in compliance with IMO Tier III certification and is supposed to be the most environmental yacht in her class."



In the summer of 2018, construction is proceeding rapidly for the launch of the Bilgin 263-I expected to be in the second half of 2019, and the Bilgin 263-II that will make its debut in 2020.

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