M/Y VICTORIOUS 85m Explorer Yacht by AK YACHTS

  • €135,000,000
  • 129833
  • Property ID
  • 2021
  • Year Built



Victorious: A Marvel by AK Yachts

🛥️ Victorious Yacht Overview:

  • Name: Victorious
  • Builder: AK Yachts
  • Year: 2021
  • Length: 85m (279.5 ft)
  • Beam: 13.92m
  • Draft: 4.7m
  • Volume: 2,308 GT
  • Exterior Design: Michael Leach Design Ltd.
  • Interior Design: H2 Yacht Design
  • Naval Architecture: Marco Yachts and Ark Yacht
  • Engines: 2 Caterpillar Inc engines
  • Top Speed: 15.5 knots
  • Cruising Speed: 13.0 knots
  • Range: 8000 nm
  • Guests: 20
  • Crew: 21
  • Launch Date: April 9, 2021

🌟 Key Facts:

  • Formerly named Grand Seraglio, U77, ULYSSES, and Project Weta.
  • Renamed Victorious after an extensive transformation.
  • Construction started in Northern Chile and completed by AK Yachts in Turkey.
  • Originally a 77m explorer, extended to 85m for an indoor pool and bowsprit.
  • Interior redesign by H2 Yacht Design in just three to four months.
  • Aimed at the charter market with 11 staterooms and 2,300GT interior.

🚀 Project Victorious Journey:

  • Project initiated fourteen years ago in Northern Chile as Gin Tonic II.
  • Transported in pieces to Auckland, New Zealand, by Graeme Hart.
  • Renamed Project Weta but halted construction after Graeme Hart’s shift to a larger yacht.
  • Resumed construction in Turkey by AK Yachts in 2016 under the new owner.
  • Extended stern by six meters, added bowsprit, and increased gross tonnage to over 2,300GT.
  • Interior redesign by H2 Yacht Design, combining practicality and elegance.

🌈 Interior Design:

  • Child-proof design with elegant yet practical elements.
  • Warm natural woods, teak, white oak, macassar, rippled glass, onyx, and marble.
  • 11 guest suites, including a VIP suite with a lounge and additional crew cabins.
  • Owner’s suite features wooden “ribs,” a private terrace, and a spa pool.
  • Smart lounge on the sundeck with a humidor, wine cellar, fireplace, and curved sofas.
  • Upper deck designed as an “Ibiza lounge” with a Jacuzzi, bar, lounge, and dining.

🏆 Achievements:

  • Victorious launched on April 9, 2021, after the shipyard received it in 2016.
  • A successful and ambitious transformation from a stalled project to a luxurious explorer.

💰 Ownership and Value:

  • Owned by Turkish entrepreneur Vural Ak, who also owns AKYacht.
  • Estimated value: $135 million.
  • Annual running costs: Around $14 million.

🎨 H2 Yacht Design:

  • British yacht design firm founded by Jonathan Quinn Barnett.
  • Known for modern, innovative designs with the latest technologies.
  • Portfolio includes motor yachts, sailing yachts, and superyachts.
  • Notable projects: 125-meter Maryah, Lurssen Al Lusail, Kleven Andromeda.

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IMO: 1009912
Vessel Type – Generic: Other
Vessel Type – Detailed: Yacht
Status: Active
MMSI: 319222400
Call Sign: ZGQA5
Flag: Cayman Is [KY]
Gross Tonnage: 2250
Summer DWT: 545 t
Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 77 x 14 m
Year Built: 2019



Updated on January 3, 2024 at 11:51 pm
  • Property ID: 129833
  • Price: €135,000,000
  • Property Type: AK YACHTS
  • Property Status: For Sale, Monaco Yacht Show
  • Yacht Name: VICTORIOUS
  • Ship Yard: AK Yachts
  • Yacht Designer: Michael Leach Design
  • Interior Designer: H2 Yacht Design
  • IMO: 1009912
  • MSSI: 319222400
  • Meters: 85

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