Established in 1997 by the merger of Proteksan Yachts Inc. and Turquoise Yacht Construction, Turquoise Yachts is the culmination of decades of industry expertise uniting under one vision. Combining over two decades of world-class yacht-building experience with Turkey's rich cultural legacy of artisanal skill and craftsmanship, this prominent shipyard enjoys the distinct benefit of advanced engineering, positioned in the heart of the Mediterranean.


With an impressive array of superyachts ranging from 40M/131’ to over 100M/328’, and a strategic location that marries convenience with unparalleled access to the Mediterranean, Turquoise Yachts continues to push the boundaries of luxury, performance, and environmental stewardship. Transforming in 2014 with MB Holding becoming the principal partner, Turquoise Yachts embarked on a renewed journey, enhancing its commitment to innovation and sustainable yacht building. The shipyard's dedication is evident in its sprawling facility in Pendik, Istanbul, and its adept in-house team, propelling it into the forefront of superyacht construction. 


Turquoise Yachts' second facility, situated across the bay from Pendik in Kocaeli, is the heart of hull and superstructure work. Here, vessels take shape, with the yard specialising in both aluminium and steel constructions. Since its inception in 2005, this 500,000M²/5,381,955ft² shipyard (boasting a 120M/393’ dock) has been actively building 50M/164’ – 75M/246’+ hulls, with the capability to craft yachts up to 120M/393’.


For a new build Turquoise or refit project, contact our Project Management Team.


Turquoise Yachts places immense value on collaborative relationships with both suppliers and yacht Owners. The shipyard has a well-regarded in-house design team as well as various interior fit-out experts, welcoming projects of all complexities. 



Turquoise Yachts' legacy in the superyacht industry is marked by a fleet of exceptional vessels, including 75m/246' INFINITE JEST, with exterior design by Vallicelli Yacht Design, interior architecture by Sinot and interiors by Julie Hillman Design. 74m/242' ROE features an Owners’ quarters on the upper deck are wrapped in a continuous window overlooking a private exterior sitting area. 72.6m/238' QUANTUM OF SOLACE offers elegant curves, strong graphic lines and mid-ship balconies either side of the Owner’s suite.

77M/252' GO showcases Turquoise Yachts' ability to execute complex designs with finesse. Meanwhile, 56M/183' BLUE II seamlessly merges the elegance of classic yachts with state-of-the-art engineering and environmental considerations.



Turquoise Yachts is renowned for its bespoke and semi-custom designs that epitomise supreme quality and meticulous attention to detail. Acquiring a Turquoise yacht is not merely about owning a vessel of unmatched quality; it is an investment in a piece of maritime history.


Celebrated for its innovation, Turquoise Yachts was honoured as the winner of the Best Innovation Prize in 2009 for yachts over 50 metres and received the prestigious Yacht Construction Award in 2008. As a visionary and proactive entity, Turquoise Yachts boasts a successful and ascending trajectory, committed to maintaining momentum and continually pushing the boundaries of yacht design.


For an expert view of the latest selection of pre-owned Turquoise yachts for sale, contact your Fraser Broker.