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The yachting power players making waves in 2018

The yachting power players making waves in 2018

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Mehmet Karabeyoglu

CEO of Turquoise

2018 has been another stellar year for the superyacht industry. Here we celebrate the power players and newsmakers who made it one to remember...

Mehmet Karabeyoglu

It’s been a long road back to the top for Turquoise, but quality yards will always endure. Powered by fresh investment from Mohammed Al Barwani, who also owns Oceanco, this year it launched its biggest ever superyacht, 77 metre Go. One of the best berths at the Monaco Yacht Show underlined that this Turkish yard is on the up. CEO Karabeyoglu has been in the big chair since the beginning, and he continues to lead from the front, ably assisted by his daughter, Aysecan Zorlu.

He says: “We have various exciting projects in the pipeline and are looking ahead with determination and confidence.”

We say: Turquoise-hulled Go was a platform broad enough for the yard to showcase its many talents – and it has reaped plenty of praise.

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