Aegean Launches Second Explorer M26

Aegean Yacht has recently launched their second Explorer M26, M/Y HEKATE.

Aegean Yacht has launched the second vessel in the Explorer M26 line from their shipyard in Bodrum, Türkiye. The vessel, M/Y HEKATE, is 85ft/26m in length with a 23ft/6.9m beam. Hull number one, M/Y UKIEL, was delivered in 2022 and made its debut at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival.

Watch the Video of UKIEL, Aegean Yacht’s first Explorer M26 on YouTube.

Aegean Yacht has launched the second vessel in the Explorer M26 line from their shipyard in Bodrum, Türkiye. The vessel, M/Y HEKATE, is 85ft/26m in length with a 23ft/6.9m beam. Hull number one, M/Y UKIEL, was delivered in 2022 and made its debut at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival.

HEKATE’s yacht interior and exterior were designed by Aegean Yacht. For a yacht of this size, the yacht interior has a surprisingly generous volume, allowing for 6 ensuite staterooms to accommodate 12 guests. Three of the cabins are designed as full-beam master suites, with one placed on each deck (lower, main, and bridge deck). Additional cabins include a VIP cabin with a double bed and two twin-bed cabins. During the building process, prospective owners can opt to replace the bridge deck cabin with a spacious sky lounge, though this modification reduces the total guest capacity to 10.

Aegean Yacht has launched the second vessel in the Explorer M26 line from their shipyard in Bodrum, Türkiye. The vessel, M/Y HEKATE, is 85ft/26m in length with a 23ft/6.9m beam. Hull number one, M/Y UKIEL, was delivered in 2022 and made its debut at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival.

Oak furniture, stainless steel accents, parquet floors, and white lacquered ceilings accent the main deck saloon. The dining table can seat up to 12 guests, who can admire ocean views through large windows throughout the space. A stunning galley opens into the dining area to provide seamless service during meals. Another notable feature of this 80ft vessel is the inclusion of 4 crew cabins and a crew mess. A concealed staircase connects the main deck to the lower deck crew area.

Aegean Yacht has launched the second vessel in the Explorer M26 line from their shipyard in Bodrum, Türkiye. The vessel, M/Y HEKATE, is 85ft/26m in length with a 23ft/6.9m beam. Hull number one, M/Y UKIEL, was delivered in 2022 and made its debut at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival.

Multiple lounge areas grace the yacht’s two decks – sundeck aft, main deck bow, and main deck aft. The bow can hold the yacht’s tender and the swim platform can open to host a beach club-style lounge with storage.

Watch the video on YouTube.

Aegean Yacht has launched the second vessel in the Explorer M26 line from their shipyard in Bodrum, Türkiye. The vessel, M/Y HEKATE, is 85ft/26m in length with a 23ft/6.9m beam. Hull number one, M/Y UKIEL, was delivered in 2022 and made its debut at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival.

Aegean Explorer M26 Details:

  • Steel hull 
  • Aluminum superstructure 
  • Two MAN 650 HP engines 
  • Cruising speed: 10kts 
  • Maximum speed: 12.7kts 
  • Range of 3,500 nautical miles 
Aegean Yacht has launched the second vessel in the Explorer M26 line from their shipyard in Bodrum, Türkiye. The vessel, M/Y HEKATE, is 85ft/26m in length with a 23ft/6.9m beam. Hull number one, M/Y UKIEL, was delivered in 2022 and made its debut at the 2023 Cannes Yachting Festival.

The Explorer M26 is currently for sale in Bodrum, Mugla, Turkey. View the Explorer M26 yacht sale listing here.

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