Cracking footage from our test of this Turkish cruising class 40 production boat, out in the November issue today.

The place, the yard, the boat and its performance are all distinctively impressive and made for a superb boat test, which has been artfully captured and aptly distilled by Richard Langdon’s video here. We traveled to Istanbul to witness a young production yard called Sirena Marine in full swing using an industrial automotive approach, and took their end result, the mightily impressive performance cruiser – the Azuree 40 – out on a sail trial we didn’t want to end.

Find out more about this powerful Italian design and Turkish take on a production yacht in the November Yachting World, out today.