Galkynyş yacht

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History
Flag of Turkmenistan.svgTurkmenistan
Name: Galkynysh
Namesake: Galkynysh is the Turkmen equivalent of "Renaissance".
Builder: Benetti
Laid down: September 19, 2008
Identification:
Status: in active service
General characteristics
Type: Presidential yacht

Galkynysh is a presidential yacht acquired by the Turkmenistan government in 2008, the first such boat in the Caspian Sea.[1]

History[edit]

The vessel was designed by Stefano Natucci and built by the Benetti shipyard in Italy. In 2008, it was first used in the field meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan. The yacht sails the coast of the Caspian Sea.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turkmenistan: President Shelves Caspian Monaco, Falls Out of Love with Yacht". EurasiaNet.org. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "US embassy cables: President of Turkmenistan wanted 'Abramovich-style' yacht". the Guardian. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Avaza resort received first pleasure yacht". Turkmenistan.ru. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 

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