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Ice yachts, new range of Explorer Vessel with its first build M/Y Day's 68m

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M/Y “Day’s” 68m
M/Y “Day’s” 68m

CCN YACHTS is a part of CCN INVESTMENT HOLDING www.ccnholding.com. CCN YACHTS decided to built M/Y “Day’s”, 68m, as the first unit of ICE YACHTS which ranges between 65 and 75m, in collaboration with AES YACHT shipyard www.aesyacht.com.

The joint venture works together with the internationally awarded Italian design studio, HOT LAB YACHT & DESIGN for the interior and exterior design in order to create a brand new project for a private client. The truly experienced Turkish company ENDAZE MARINE ENGINEERING has been named for the naval architecture of the vessel.

The project management for the client’s side is carried out by Mr. Jacques Potgieter and Mr. Iain Flockhart. With their extensive sea going and operational management experience in the industry, their input is vital to ensure that the vessel is being built to an acceptable “industry standard” and that it would be functional, safe and cost effective to operate and maintain. This was made easy by them being involved in the preliminary stages of the project more than 6 months before any steel was cut.

CCN YACHTS and the Client, appointed BURGESS as central agency for brokerage. Burgess is responsible for marketing and the sale of the project M/Y “Day’s” and future projects which include another, soon to be unveiled, explorer yacht of a size between 70 and 75m.

Ali Onur Yavuz - Group President at CCN Investment Holding comments on the future plans of CCN Yacht: “CCN Yachts has taken its first step on the path to become one of the leading yacht construction and operation companies of Turkey in 2015, with the experienced acquired by CCN Holding in different fields. It has started its projects without compromising from the route of CCN Holding based on quality and trust understanding.”

M/Y “DAYS” 68m AT A GLANCE
-Impressive internal volume of more than 1,800 GRT
-2.70m average internal height over 2.5 decks
-The garage hosts a 9m custom tender and an 8m tender
-Huge beach club
-Helipad located on the foredeck
-Great attention has been paid to the Owner's privacy, with private access to sky-lounge and the business meeting room
-The Owner will use the yacht both for leisure and business
-International suppliers have been selected as partners for this new range


Part of ICE YACHTS EXPLORER VESSELS all-new range, M/Y “Days” accommodates 12 guests including owners. The owner’s area occupies the entire upper deck and is characterized by a spacious cabin forward. The apartment like feel, is created by the use of large continuous full height windows all around, two large walk in wardrobe, two generous en suite bathrooms, a gym and a massage room are also present.
The guest area is on the main deck with three big VIP cabins, one guest cabin with single beds and an additional supernumerary cabin. All guest cabins are equipped with en-suite bathrooms and a walking closet.
Generous crew accommodation is provided for up to 18 crew in the lower deck, plus Captain’s cabin on the Bridge Deck.
The yacht comprises five decks, the total length is 68m, while the beam is 13m. The internal volume is very impressive, at more than 1,800 GRT.
The interior spaces are characterized by a minimalistic design with an elegant and warm feeling due to the use of refined materials where the natural lights is the main element.
Two large tenders are present in the lower deck garage, while a helipad is located forward on the bridge deck. The beach club with shower and head is on the lower deck, a large pool welcomes you at the entrance of the main deck.
The Yard and yacht designer gave particular attention to the Owner's privacy developing a very private and direct access to the sky-lounge business meeting room from the exterior tender arrival position. The Owner will use the yacht both for leisure and business and the layout has taking this into consideration.

IMPORTANT INTERNATIONAL SUPPLIERS TO ENHANCE PRODUCTION QUALITY
This CCN YACHTS/AES YACHT has selected trusted international suppliers as partners of this new range, which will include more projects in the years to come.
Alperen Agbas, General Coordinator at AES YACHT commented: “Before the production phase, we have been absolutely meticulous during the design stage of the project, and every single item has been carefully liaised together with CCN Yachting. Prior to equipment selection, we visited many of the related suppliers in their factories and facilities in order to check their production facilities and assess their quality. We visited numerous facilities in Italy, Germany, and the Netherlands. During the design phase, together with Endaze Marine Engineering, we have amalgamated our resources together by working with Van Oossanen and Van Cappellen. The purpose of all these meticulous consultations, is to be competitive with the leading mega yacht shipyards of the global market”.

ACTUAL WORK IN PROGRESS PHASE
Alperen Agbas, General Coordinator at AES YACHT, reveals current construction steps of M/Y “Day’s”: “The steel blocks of the yacht have been completed and assembled in our shed which is in Tuzla Shipyard Zone. All but one, (the final aft block), of the steel hull blocks are finished, and already assembled. Half of the aluminum superstructure has been completed. We aim to finish all “hot works” by December 2016.
The estimated delivery time of the project is the first half of 2018, for the vessel to be presented in MYS 2018. In the meantime, we have prepared a mock-up of one of the VIP cabins with all hard finishes. As you could see from the short specs, all the equipment has been selected and ordered from well known reputable international brands and suppliers. This is very important for us to underline”.