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68m Ice Yachts MY Days construction proceeding on schedule at Aes Yacht Turkey

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Construction of the new M/Y Day’s, the first of the CCN ICE YACHT range, is on schedule and proceeding as planes in collaboration with AES YACHT


- Impressive internal volumes for more than 1,800 GRT
- A 2.70m average interior headroom throughout two and a half decks
- The yard has also developed a mock-up of one of the VIP cabins with all hard finishes
- Delivery of this unit is planned for the end of 2018

Construction of the new M/Y Day’s is proceeding perfectly according to plan and on schedule. The full custom 68 meter long super-yacht by CCN YACHTS is being built in collaboration with AES YACHT from Turkey and will be the first vessel of the yard’s new ICE YACHTS range.

The project’s estimated delivery date is for the end of 2018.

Work is proceeding on-budget and according to schedule, with delivery of the first CCN ICE YACHTS super-yacht planned for the first half of next year. Presently: 
 - Insulation pins and studs have been completed
 - Steel and aluminium construction has been completed
 - Grid blasting and primer painting is proceeding as planned
 - Outfitting of all hot works has been completed
 - All tank connection lines are complete and 30% of the plumbing has been completed
 - All equipment has been ordered
CCN YACHTS is a part of CCN INVESTMENT HOLDING ( CCN YACHTS is building the 68m M/Y Day’s as the first unit of the range.
Ranging from 65 to 75 meters in length, Day’s is being built in collaboration with the AES YACHT shipyard (
This joint venture is working together with the internationally awarded Italian design studio HOT LAB for interior and exterior design, creating a brand-new project for a private client. The vastly experienced Turkish company ENDAZE MARINE ENGINEERING will design the vessel’s naval architecture.

Project management on the client’s behalf is carried out by Mr. Jacques Potgieter. With his extensive sea going and operational management experience in the industry, his input is vital to ensure that the vessel is being built to industry standards and that it will be functional, safe and cost effective to operate and maintain. This was facilitated by his involvement in the preliminary stages of the project, more than six month before any steel was cut.

- Impressive internal volumes for more than 1,800 GRT
- 2.7 meters of average interior headroom throughout two and a half decks
- The garage holds both a 9m custom tender and an 8m tender
- A huge beach club
- A helipad on the foredeck
- Great attention has been paid to the owner's privacy, with private access to the sky-lounge and the business meeting room
- The owner will use the yacht for both 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 Day’s will accommodate 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 wardrobes, two generous en-suite bathrooms, plus a gym and 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 walk-in closets.

Generous crew accommodation is provided for up to 18 crew members on the lower deck, plus the captain’s cabin on the bridge deck.

The yacht has five decks, with an overall length of 68m and a beam of 13m. The internal volumes are very impressive, at more than 1,800 GRT.

“These volumes are one of the biggest strength’s of the M/Y Day’s”, said HOT LAB studio’s Antonio Romano. “Interior headroom on the main and upper decks reaches 2.7 meters. Full height windows emphasize spaces and create a direct rapport to the exterior environment.”

The interior spaces are characterized by a minimalistic design with an elegant and warm feeling due to the use of refined materials where natural lighting 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 to the main deck.

The yard and designer paid special attention to the owner's privacy, developing private and direct access to the sky-lounge business meeting room straight from the tender’s berth. The owner will use the yacht both for leisure and business and the design layout has taking this into consideration.

The yard has also prepared a mock-up of one of the VIP cabins with all hard finishes. All equipment has been selected and ordered from well-known reputable international brands and suppliers.

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