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Bilgin Yacht Started Construction of Bilgin 220

Bilgin Yacht is pleased to announce that it has recently started the construction process of a brand- new project: Bilgin 220Bilgin Yacht is pleased to announce that it has recently started the construction process of a brand- new project: Bilgin 220. This 67m yacht’s exterior lines and naval architecture were developed byUnique Yacht Design in association with H2 Yacht Design for interior living areas.

Bilgin 220 is a superyacht that has been designed to offer the owner a well-considered relationship between external and internal living areas in addition to a life spent between sea and land” statesIsmail Şengün, CEO of Bilgin Yacht. Its sleek and masculin exterior lines will be similar with her sisterships. Bilgin Yacht applies its trademarks on this new model of the superyacht line through extensive use of windows on the hull, while new features are added such as a touch-and-go helipad as a continuation of brand’s philosophy. This philosophy of combining functional features and comfortable areas is also evident in the aerodynamic design, which is brought to life by theclean shapes and sleek lines. The hull design in particular takes the stylistic feature of large, vertical windows corresponding to the living areas and to the guest cabins.

Emrecan Özgün, the CEO and the Founder of Unique Yacht Design, describes the design process as follows, “Bilgin 67m is a special project of us. We started with the idea of including all the necessities in tpractically large and comfortable living areas. This yacht offers a dolce vita to its guests while balancing interior and exterior concepts. The exterior lines can be described as sexy, sharp, masculen, modern and most importantly timeless. You can see large windows and portholeswhich are design standards in today’s world. This definitely reflects the freshness of the exteriorarea to the interior.”

The superyacht’s sleek lines allowing large living areas are well-reflected in her interior design. Having six decks, Bilgin 220 will offer the owner and their guests alternative living areas while sailing in oceans. As well as a flybridge and sunbathing areas, the superyacht will have a lounge on the upper deck, a saloon with a bar section on the bridge deck and a living room including a 16- person dining table on the main deck. The owners suite located on the front part of the main deck will be available with a jacuzzi, working space and a private lounge. While a VIP cabin will be located by the owner’s cabin, the layout includes four guests cabins located alongside the crew area on the lower deck.

Bilgin 220 will be powered by twin 1,800 rpm MTU engines, allowing the yacht to reach 15 knotsat cruising speed and touch 17 knots at top speed (preliminary data). There will be two Cummins generator sets both offering 1,500 rpm.

Bilgin Yacht has started the construction of the yacht on June 2019. The yacht’s planned launch date is 2021.

Brief Technical Specifications

Hull configuration: Displacement Hull material: Steel
S/Structure material: Aluminium LOA: 67m

LWL at full load: 58.58m
B.max: 12m
Draught at full load: 3.50m (approx)
Displacement at full load: 1,262t (approx)
Fuel capacity: 169,000lt / 44,645 US gallons
Water capacity: 20,000lt / 5.283 US gallons
Main engines: 2x 1500 kW @ 1,800 rpm MTU 12V 4000 M65R Maximum speed at half load: 17 knots
Range at cruising speed at half load: 5,000 miles
Exterior Design: Unique Yacht Design
Naval Architect: Unique Yacht Design
Interior Design: TO BE SELECTED
Builder: Bilgin Yachts