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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"

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