Fraser Yachts: Mengi Yay Virtus 44

Fraser Yachts, a broker specialized in the sale of superyachts, presented Virtus 44 at the Yacht Club of Monte Carlo. The superyacht, built on-spec and not yet sold, will be launched in July and presented at the next Monaco Yacht Show

Virtus develops in a length of 44 meters of length and in 9 meters of maximum beam. The exterior design, as well as the interior design, is by VYD Yacht Design. The naval architecture, on the other hand, is by GINTON Naval Architecture.   The Virtus 44 is characterized by the extensive use of glass surfaces, giving  a sense of openness of the interior to the surrounding environment.  Virtus has a beach club with a living area of 60 square meters and houses a tender 5.2 meters long.

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On board there is also a bar area, seating on the bow deck and a sunbathing area, divided between a swimming pool and a stern sunbathing area, while the cockpit includes a stern facing seating area with sea views.

The interiors are characterized by the use of light colors and glass. Virtus can accommodate 10 guests in 5 cabins and 8 crew members in 4 accommodation units.

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Mengi Yay has been operating in the nautical sector since 1964. The Turkish shipyard started by building boats of 3 meters, settling in Tuzla in 1984. Since 2006 it has been building steel boats and today it is producing superyachts. Their results have been confirmed by several international awards, such as those received by their Aquarius.

Fraser Yachts, active for more than 70 years, with 21 offices worldwide,  sells some of the world’s largest superyachts, such as a 107-meter yacht in 2017, and has achieved more than 250 sales in the last 5 years.

The price requested is 17.900.000 Euro plus VAT.

Technical Specifications

Builder Mengi Yay
Length: (M/Ft) 43.69 / 143’04”
Beam (M/Ft) 8.8 / 28’10”
Draft (M/Ft) 2.65 / 8’08”
Fuel tank volume 44.000 l
Hull Material Steel
Staterooms 5
Guest 10
Crew 8
Cruising speed 12 kn
Maximum speed 16 kn
Main engines 2 x CAT C 32 1450 hp @ 2300 rpm, C rated
Location Tuzla, Turkey


(Fraser Yachts: Mengi Yay Virtus 44 – Barchemagazine.com – February 2019)