B.Sc. Naval Architect & Marine Engineer, Technical University of Istanbul (I.T.U.). Experienced in project management, specifically in custom motoryachts in steel and composite materials.
His started his career at a French-Turkish shipyard joint venture building steel expedition motoryachts within 30 to 42 mt range. He finished his graduate education in Naval Architecture at Y.T.U. and took positions as project engineer, planning and procurement manager and technical manager at well-known shipyards.
With 21 years of yacht building experience, he engineered and built sports yachts, explorers, catamarans, cruising yachts and fast tenders of all types from 12 to 60 mt in steel and composite materials.
After delivering more than forty yachts built in a variety of methods and materials, he decided to establish Venture Yachts with the aim of building high quality custom superyachts.
‘Decision of establishing a shipyard to build custom yachts was agreat challenge and a big step forward for us’ says Mehmet Yurdakul. ‘We managed to gather an enthusiastic team of engineers and architects whom we’ve worked together on our former projects. Our target is to set a very solid base for Venture Yachts by delivering successful yachts on time and in budget. Then, to become a reputable brand that we all will be proud of.’