The Perini Navi Group is the world leader in the design and build of super yachts, with a fleet of 61 yachts launched to date (58 sailing yachts and three motor yachts). In 2007, the company entered the motor yacht sector, relaunching the historic brand Picchiotti. The Perini Navi Group includes Perini Navi which was founded in 1983 by Fabio Perini whose vision was to revolutionize sail furling and control systems, as well as the state of the art Picchiotti yard in La Spezia (Italy) which focuses on motor yacht builds and refits. Perini Navi hulls and super structures are built at Perini Istanbul – Yildiz yard in Turkey, while Perini Navi USA, based in Newport (RI), manages charter and brokerage activities.
Yildiz Shipyard has started its activitiy in 1975 at its present location in the Tuzla Bay shipyard area of Istanbul. The yard’s activity consisted of the construction of various sized vessels until 1988 when the Italian yacht designer and builder, Fabio Perini, recognized the industrial potential available in Turkey and a new re-structuring programme for the yard was initiated.
After re-structuring programme, Yildiz Shipyard, constructed upon 44,000 sqm area in which 14,250 sqm of enclosed areas begin constructing hull and superstructure for Perini Navi Vessels to be outfitted in Italy. We delivered more than 50 vessels in either aluminium or steel/aluminium yachts in which the iconic 88 meters of S/Y Maltese Falcon and 40 meters of S/Y State of Grace were turn-key projects.
Yildiz Shipyard has recently obtained Integrated Quality Management System.(ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 & ISO 18001 OHSAS) from Lloyd’s Register (LRQA)