Nazenin V begins "extensive" refit at home yard

24 September 2018• Written by Miranda Blazeby

The 52 metre aluminium ketch Nazenin V has returned to home yard RMK Marine to undertake her 10 years’ survey and “extensive” refit.

The yacht, which was launched in 2009, is the flagship of the Turkish yard and the largest sailing yacht ever designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

She is due to arrive at the yard in October and her refit is set to last until June 2019. Work that will be carried out in the refit will include a renewal of the rigging, a full re-paint, as well as general system upgrades and joinery work.

The yacht is due to return to her home yard in October

Nazenin V has a top speed of 14 knots from two 1100hp Caterpillar C-32 diesel engines. She has a beam of 10.3 metres and a draft of 4.5 metres.

With an interior design by Redman Whiteley Dixon, she is built from an aluminium hull and superstructure with teak decks.

She can accommodate 10 guests across five cabins, comprising an owner cabin, two double cabins and two twin cabins. A staff of eight meanwhile can housed in four crew cabins.

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