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A closer look at Soyaslan’s 24m Ice Explorer

Soyaslan’s new 24m Ice motor yacht is built to take on the toughest cruising adventures. Ice is the latest project launched this year by the Tuzla-based shipbuilder. The yacht is characteristic of the boutique yard’s approach to extraordinary high quality design, which never fails to excite. Her elegant interior was made by BAZ Design. The Explorer was built for a loyal customer who had previously ordered a 49m yacht. This time the brief was for something completely different. The owner wanted a boat that could help him fulfill his ambition of high latitude cruising in glacial waters. Detailed CFD analysis led to the development of a stable and efficient displacement steel hull with a marked chine and skeg. “However, we challenged ourselves and still met the ice class regulations. Things like the use of high tensile steel, the application of ice belt strength, the design of our safes of sea and our sea water mains on the same principle, with heat resistant glass and an air conditioning system capable of heating.white superstructure with deep overhangs that shade the dark glazing.The windows in the wheelhouse are tilted slightly to the rear, protecting them from rain and sun.She has a sun terrace with deep comfortable sunbeds and a well-equipped bar.Ice can store up to 600kg of tenders here A dinghy can also be carried on the swim platform.The aft main deck has a dining area for eight.The interior was done by BAZ Design of Turkey and designed the living areas in d are natural tones, contrasting the light oak with a darker Alpi. Fine wool rugs and neutral-colored upholstery are matched with light stone tabletops and freestanding chairs and ottomans. A full-beam owner’s cabin is located forward of the main deck. Guests have three large double cabins and a twin on the lower deck, all with opening portholes for natural ventilation. There is crew accommodation for three people. “The result is a yacht that we are proud to offer as a half-series model. Discerning customers can order their own 24m ice yacht, finished to their own custom requirements. I think it can satisfy any experienced boat owner who gives credit to technical superiority and wants smooth, stable and safe cruising,” comments Can Soyaslan. A pair of 410hp Cummins diesel engines can propel the boat up to 12 knots, but at a brisk cruising pace of 10.5 knots Ice can achieve an impressive range of over 4,000 nautical miles with its fuel capacity. of 24,000 liters. Sleipner’s highly effective Vector Fin stabilizers create lift while underway and provide unparalleled stability at rest. Soyaslan was founded in 1992 by Turhan Soyaslan. The yacht builder has completed more than 100 successful projects. The Soyaslan shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey has the capacity to build three ships at the same time, each with a length of up to 40m. The site covers 1,400 m², including 650 m² of covered built space. Soyaslan has the necessary skills to build in wood, steel, aluminum and GRP.Credits: Soyaslan

September 14, 2022


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