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OFFICIAL MONACO YACHT SHOW PRESS LAUNCH23.09.2016

OFFICIAL MONACO YACHT SHOW PRESS LAUNCH

At the Monaco Yacht Show, RMK MARINE will be hosting an official launch of its new 55m XXL contemporary explorer concept, in collaboration with longtime partner, Milan-based studio Hot Lab Design. At the press launch, RMK MARINE Yacht Division Director OZGUR NUMAN will be presenting this spacious and contemporary new concept alongside ENRICO LUMINI of Hot Lab Design, and taking questions from the press. Building work on the vessel is already well underway, with completed hull construction and developed engineering. This spacious and modern 55m…

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NEW CONCEPTS01.09.2015

NEW CONCEPTS

RMK MARINE – the Istanbul-based builder of custom sail and power yachts from 30 metres upwards in composites, steel and aluminium – has developed a new range of concepts, spanning 57 to 76 metres in length, and is looking forward to fully disclosing them on the occasion of the Monaco Yacht Show, to be held between September 23-26. Named after famous Turkish archaeological sites and regions such as Halikarnas (better known today as Bodrum), Kapadokya (Cappadocia) and Bergama, these three brand new models - developed by the RMK MARINE team in coo…

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RMK MARINE WITH HOT LAB A NEW SUCCESS01.05.2014

RMK MARINE WITH HOT LAB A NEW SUCCESS

M/Y KEYLA WINS 2014 World Superyacht Awards - rebuild superyacht category RMK MARINE and Hot Lab Yachts Design Studio, the Italian design firm, is proud to announce that M/Y Keyla, 45 metres superyacht refitted and rebuilt at RMK MARINE and interior designed by Hot Lab – YachtDesign studio in Milan (Italy) have won the 2014 World Superyacht Awards for the rebuild superyacht category - held in Amsterdam on 3rd of May,2014 Attending the Awards Ceremony 2014, Antonio Romano and Enrico Lumini of Hot Lab, the RMK MARINE Yacht Division Director Rick…

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WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS FINALIST KARIA TO MAKE HER DEBUT IN ISTANBUL05.05.2012

WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS FINALIST KARIA TO MAKE HER DEBUT IN ISTANBUL

Karia, the latest Motor Yacht design concept from Ron Holland Design, MCA 500GT has been granted the distinct honour of being ed as a finalist in her category for the World Superyacht Awards, the prize giving for which will be held in the spectacular setting of the Ciragem Palace, Istanbul on 5 May 2012. The 45m Karia is no ordinary motor yacht. Built to very high specifications by RMK MARINE , Karia immediately conveys the assiduous attention to detail, innovative thinking and quality of execution that are the hallmarks of the Ron Holland Desi…

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VERY BUSY TIME FOR RMK AT THE WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS01.05.2012

VERY BUSY TIME FOR RMK AT THE WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS

RMK MARINE is delighted to announce that two of its recent builds, Karia and Sarafin have been recognised at the prestigious World Superyacht Awards each with a judge’s special commendation. The ceremony for the World Superyacht Awards was held for the first time in Istanbul at the beautiful Çırağan Palace Kempinski, on the banks of the Bosphorus. This fact in itself recognises the development of superyacht building in Turkey. The night was a busy one for the team at RMK MARINE as the companies Executive Chairman Mr Rahmi M. Koç was called upon…

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TWO RMK MARINE BUILT YACHTS NOMINATED FOR WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS01.01.2012

TWO RMK MARINE BUILT YACHTS NOMINATED FOR WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS

The 45m motoryacht Karia and the Oyster 100 Sarafin built at RMK MARINE have both been shortlisted as finalists from the large number of nominations in the very competitive World Superyacht Awards which are due to be held in Istanbul in May this year. The 45m Motoryacht Karia, designed by Ron Holland, with interior by Design Unlimited was launched at the end of 2011. Designed for the experienced yacht owner for long distance voyaging, this new yacht has been built to extremely high quality and specifications with long term low maintenance as a…

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RMK MARINE YACHT KARIA NOMINATED FOR 4 SHOWBOATS DESIGN AWARDS26.3.2012

RMK MARINE YACHT KARIA NOMINATED FOR 4 SHOWBOATS DESIGN AWARDS

The RMK MARINE build Karia, the 45 m Motoryacht designed by Ron Holland with interior by Design Unlimited has been nominated in an impressive 4 separate categories in the prestigious Showboats Design Awards. The beautiful recently launched yacht has been nominated in Interior Design Award, Exterior Design Styling, Recreational Space Designed for Guest use and Interior Layout categories. The ShowBoats Design Awards was specifically devised to judge and recognise the designers responsible for the individual elements of a superyacht. Aspects of th…

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RMK450001.01.2011

RMK4500

RMK MARINE is pleased to advise you that this beautiful 45m Ron Holland motor yacht is for sale and will be available brand new for delivery early in 2012. With an elegant interior style by Design Unlimited the yacht is comprehensively equipped with all the facilities and equipment to be expected with a yacht of this class. At just under the 500GT threshold, the arrangement makes excellent use of the interior space, with the private upper master deck being complemented by 4 lower deck guest cabins and a VIP cabin on the main deck. The build of…

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RMK MARINE OFFERS COMPOSITE BUILD FACILITIES01.9.2011

RMK MARINE OFFERS COMPOSITE BUILD FACILITIES

What ever the structural material RMK MARINE can offer great quality and service, from aluminium such as used for Nazenin V to steel aluminium for the RMK 4500. The recent successful launch of the first Oyster 100 confirms that RMK MARINE can now also offer clients one off or series composite build up to around 50m using some of the most advanced techniques in the world. Their world beating composite construction facility is built in their yard in Tuzla, near Istanbul the workshop is 72m long, 40 wide and 18m high and houses a large oven for po…

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RMK MARINE ANNOUNCES BN80 FOR SALE01.08.2011

RMK MARINE ANNOUNCES BN80 FOR SALE

RMK MARINE has announced that RMK4500, the 45m Ron Holland designed motor yacht that is in build at their yard is for sale ready for the 2012 season. The yacht which is nearing completion offers clients uncompromising quality and exceptional value. The RMK 4500 has been built within the critical MCA 500GRT Limit and its layout allows for a capacity of 12 guests and 11 crew either for a private owner or high-end charter market. A special sales brochure is being prepared and will be available to view at the Monaco Yacht Show where RMK MARINE will…

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RMK MARINE COMPLETES TECHNICAL LAUNCH FOR RMK 450001.12.2011

RMK MARINE COMPLETES TECHNICAL LAUNCH FOR RMK 4500

On the 10th of December 2011 RMK MARINE launched the spectacular RMK 4500, the 45m Ron Holland designed motor yacht that is nearing the end of its build at their yard. The beautiful yacht was launched using the yard’s special launch and recovery slipway that serves the extensive build and refit facilities at the yard. The RMK 4500 has been built within the critical MCA 500GRT Limit and its layout allows for a capacity of 12 guests and 11 crew either for a private owner or the high-end charter market. At the 2011 Monaco Yacht Show it was announc…

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NAZENIN V BUILT BY RMK01.01.2010

NAZENIN V BUILT BY RMK

The 52m ketch Nazenin V built by RMK MARINE and delivered last year has just been announced as a finalist for the World Superyacht Awards 2010. Reaching the finalist stage is a great achievement for both the yacht and yard, with 90 nominations; just 53 have made the final across all the categories. Nazenin V is one of 5 finalists in the category for Best Sailing Yacht 45m. The outstanding quality on the finished yacht shows the exceptional achievement by RMK MARINE who in building this has demonstrated the high standards they have attained. Naz…

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RMK MARINE PRESENTS NEW MOTOR YACHT RANGE01.04.2010

RMK MARINE PRESENTS NEW MOTOR YACHT RANGE

With BN80, RMK MARINE’s 45 m project progressing well into its fit out stages, two new 45 m concepts are being introduced from this high quality Turkish shipyard. These new Ron Holland Design motor yachts are quite difference in appearance from BN80 and present a cost effective solution to the popular 500 GRT size yachts. The first of the 45 m concepts is called the RMK MARINE Southern Seas version. This elegant yacht is aimed at long distance voyaging to remote locations. The carefully styled underwater lines have been created to achieve fuel…

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OYSTER SUPERYACHTS01.01.2009

OYSTER SUPERYACHTS

The first two Oyster Superyachts designed by Dubois are starting to take shape at the RMK MARINE facility in Tuzla, Turkey. The Oyster 100 is the first of these to go into production and it is progressing well in the new purpose built facility. Currently the mould is being prepared to infuse the first hull and tests were recently successfully carried out on a full size test infusion of a 3m hull through midship section. The hull moulding is expected to be completed by April when RMK MARINE will start to fit the engine and stern gear. All system…

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RMK MARINE SHIPYARD IN TUZLA01.01.2009

RMK MARINE SHIPYARD IN TUZLA

Nazenin V was launched recently at the RMK MARINE Shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey. The elegant aluminium 52m ketch was launched on the new specialist custom design rail slipway at the yard. The yacht dominated the slipway, which is designed to carry vessels with a capacity of up to 60m in length and 685 tonnes. The yards representative commented that “the process has progressed smoothly and all the various parties involved are pleased with the development. The yacht is floating nicely with hydraulics and electrics running smoothly”. Sail trials are c…

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RMK MARINE HAS ANNOUNCED05.08.2016

RMK MARINE HAS ANNOUNCED

RMK MARINE has announced that Muir Winches Australia have been appointed as suppliers to their new 45m Motor Yacht project. The 45m yacht designed by Ron Holland, with interior by Design Unlimited is progressing with the main metal structures now complete the yacht has been moved into position in its fit-out workshop. The crew accommodation joinery work is almost complete on the mock-up and the space looks wonderfully comfortable. The yacht is due for launch at the end of 2010. Muir have supplied several key products to this project including 2…

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RMK MARINE HAS USED01.01.2009

RMK MARINE HAS USED

RMK MARINE has used a new application method for the hull painting for Nazenin V the Sparkman Stephens 52m ketch currently under construction. The Awlgrip paint team were on hand throughout the process which was carried out by subcontractors Karma at the Tuzla yard. The Project Manager explained the process used for the first time at RMK “The staging was completely removed to avoid dust and a custom enclosure was erected with a complete cover shrink wrapped in place. Air was then pumped in from atmosphere via very large, long filters high in th…

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RON HOLLAND DESIGNED 45M MOTORYACHT01.01.2009

RON HOLLAND DESIGNED 45M MOTORYACHT

The project to build the Ron Holland designed 45m Motoryacht at RMK MARINE is well underway with the main metal structures now complete the yacht has been moved into position in its fit-out workshop. The crew accommodation joinery work is almost complete on the mock-up and the spaces look wonderfully comfortable so that the owner will have a happy crew! RMK MARINE stated “The quality of build on BN80 is outstanding and we have chosen premium quality products to complement this important project” Halyard is Europe's leading designers of marine e…

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RMK MARINE MAKES A SPLASH01.01.2009

RMK MARINE MAKES A SPLASH

THE 52M ALUMINIUM KETCH NAZENIN V was recently launched from the RMK MARINE Shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey. A yard representative commented that: "The process had progressed smoothly and all the various parties involved were pleased with the development," and added that: "The yacht is floating nicely, with hydraulics and electrics running smoothly." Nazenin V was purposely designed by Sparkman Stephens to maximise performance through a wide range of conditions. Her lines are a blend of classic with graceful sheer overhangs and a contemporary pilotho…

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RMK MARINE’S 45M TAKES SHAPE01.09.2009

RMK MARINE’S 45M TAKES SHAPE

RMK MARINE is delighted with the progress of its new 45m Ron Holland motor yacht project. The client has chosen Design Unlimited for the interior and has been very impressed with the interior mock up images. The motor yacht currently named build number 80 will be a very special yacht and a notable addition to the RMK MARINE portfolio. The design of the yacht has been in response to a detailed brief by the client, who is an experienced yachtsman and his wife. There are several specific personal client requirements which included exterior styling…

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RMK MARINE UNVEIL NEW DUBOIS OYSTER SUPERYACHT WORKSHOP.01.01.2009

RMK MARINE UNVEIL NEW DUBOIS OYSTER SUPERYACHT WORKSHOP.

RMK MARINE have just unveiled the new facilities which will be used for the Dubois designed Oysters to be built in. The composite construction facility is 72m long, 40m wide and 18m high and houses a 40 metre long oven. It has been purpose built for the Oyster 100 and 125 models designed by Dubois. The first Oyster 100 has started build in the new facility and is due to be launched in 2010. The Oyster 125 will start tooling at RMK in June 2008 with delivery scheduled for 2011. Like the 100, this is infused Vinylester composite built from produc…

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RMK MARINE IMPLEMENT HIGH LEVEL COMPOSITES TECHNOLOGY01.08.2009

RMK MARINE IMPLEMENT HIGH LEVEL COMPOSITES TECHNOLOGY

RMK MARINE has successfully implemented the use of resin-infusion technology in the construction of the new Oyster superyachts. This technique is used by only a few shipyards locally and a significant development for both Oyster Marine and RMK MARINE. Following an agreement with luxury yacht producer Oyster Marine, RMK MARINE are building the 30m (100ft) and 38m (125ft) series yachts which have been designed by Ed Dubois. The “Hull infusion”, was a major step in the construction programme for the 30m Oyster 100 model superyacht. The resin infus…

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NAZENIN V HAS DECKHOUSE FITTED01.05.2008

NAZENIN V HAS DECKHOUSE FITTED

This month has seen the one piece deckhouse successfully fitted on Nazenin V, the 52m aluminium ketch currently in build at RMK MARINE in Turkey. The 19 tonne alloy structure is 27m long 8m wide and was lifted with 4 overhead factory cranes clearing the hull with just 40mm to spare and fitting into the deck rebate perfectly. This is yet another key step in the build, which is scheduled for completion later this year. The next stage of the build will see the running of services to the deckhouse and fitting of the upper deck floors and bulkheads…

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MASTS ARRIVES FOR NAZENIN V01.11.2008

MASTS ARRIVES FOR NAZENIN V

The masts for the 52m ketch Nazenin V being built at RMK MARINE in Turkey have been delivered. The all carbon spar package has been produced by Southern Spars. Nazenin V’s spar package is made from prepreg standard modulus carbon fibre. The Main mast is a five spreader rig that stands at 59.69m tall. The Mizzen mast has three sets of spreaders and has an LOA of 40.88m. The spar package includes two Leisurefurl booms and a Crows Nest. The masts are currently being dressed and completed ready in good time for launching early in 2009. The rest of…

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NEW SLIPWAY FOR RMK MARINE01.03.2008

NEW SLIPWAY FOR RMK MARINE

RMK MARINE has revealed their plans for a new specialist slipway for the yard. The new slipway is a custom designed rail slipway, which has a maximum capacity of 685 tonnes. Vessels are launched and recovered on a combination of water and land cars running on a track which makes the whole operation smooth and efficient. Haul outs can also be performed quickly and efficiently with the new system. The slipway has a capacity for yachts up to 60m in length and 15m wide and will be able to accommodate all the various types of vessels at RMK MARINE.…

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OCEAN YACHT SYSTEMS TO SUPPLY RMK MARINE01.11.2008

OCEAN YACHT SYSTEMS TO SUPPLY RMK MARINE

As the project to build the 52m Sparkman Stephens designed ketch Nazenin V progresses RMK MARINE has announced that Ocean Yacht Systems has supplied a full standing rigging package to the boat including custom hull deck interfaces. This custom rigging solution was produced on the worlds largest heading press located at OYS headquarters in istchurch, UK. This unique press has the ability to head rod up to -1400 using 1,800 tonnes of force. RMK MARINE stated “the quality of build on Nazenin V is outstanding and we have chosen premium quality prod…

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RMK MARINE APPOINTS NEW PROJECT MANAGER01.01.2008

RMK MARINE APPOINTS NEW PROJECT MANAGER

RMK MARINE has appointed is Shearman as the Project Manager on the Ron Holland design 45m Motor Yacht currently in build. He has many years experience as both an accredited marine surveyor as well as a Project Manager on many significant Motor Yacht builds. Having worked all over the world, is has built many projects to MCA standards. The build on the 45m Motor Yacht (BN80) began this summer and launch is scheduled for 2010. The yacht will be built to the critical MCA 500 GRT limit and the layout allows for a 12 guest complement. The intention…

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