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lassic. traditional. These words accu rately descr ibe Vicem Yachts. The Turkish builder has long been known for producing vessels with Downeast-inspired lines, constructed with mahogany using a cold-molded build method and powered with straight-shaft engines. But Vicem’s latest launch — the 46 IPS — takes the brand in a new direction for both construction and propulsion. Regarding the former, Vicem is offering
Cthe 46 IPS with a fiberglass, compositecore build, although cold-molding is still an option. Vicem says the new, compositefiberglass construction creates an even lighter, quieter yacht. The 46 IPS has a 39,683-pound full-load displacement. Powered with twin 435 hp Volvo Penta IPS600s, the yacht reportedly makes a 26-knot cruise and a 30-knot top-end. Vicem says that when running at 25 knots during recent sea trials, noise levels measured 55 decibels (65 decibels is 46' 14'9"