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Exploring Turkey Through Sailing

Discover the best boats to charter around the world and book your next sailing holiday with confidence.

 

Did you know that there is a town in Turkey known as Batman? Well, while the history of the town’s name is interesting, Turkey has a lot more to offer than just that. Looking for a vacation in Turkey? Turkey is one of the most beautiful places in the world. In most countries, you have a specific kind of terrain, and a common kind of weather range. A country is often known for its beaches or its mountains, or for its tropical or cold atmosphere. There are very few countries in the world that let you experience all of this. Turkey is one of them.

 

There are the Aegean beaches, and there are also the eastern mountains. There are sandy beaches, and there are also the magnificent ruins. There is history all around, and yet it is modern. If nothing else appeals to you, the magical city of Istanbul will definitely take your breath away. Turkey is also famous for its locals, who are friendly and talkative, always ready to share local lore over a pint of the trusted Efes beer. You can safely talk to the locals about their customs, their ways of life and the best places to get good local cuisine. The people are used to tourists and are eager to help you out if you are friendly and polite. If you are a teetotaller, worry not – Turkish people love coffee. There is an old Turkish saying, which, roughly translated, means, ‘A cup of coffee commits one to forty years of friendship’.

 

So what do you do once you decide to sail in Turkey? The best thing to do would be to sail in Antalya. It is a city situated on the Gulf of Antalya and has a breathtaking coastline. It is the largest Turkish city on the western Mediterranean coast. When you are not sailing, you can also explore the Roman ruins and Ottoman houses that are beautiful in their preserved beauty.

 

Sailing in Turkey – Rent a Gulet!

Turkey has beautiful coastlines that will make you want to give up your life for good and commit yourself to a life on the water, so enchanting it seems. While that may be a pipe dream, you can certainly get your fill sailing. While in Turkey, do as the Turkish do – sail a gulet.

 

A gulet is one of the most popular boats for tourist charter. Gulets are popular in the whole of Turkey, but you will find them very commonly along the southwester coast of Turkey. This is because there are two towns on these coasts that are known for constructing gulets, Bodrum and Marmaris. A gulet may have two or three masts, though the more popular tourist variants tend to have two. You can cruise either in such off the road places, but if you love a crowd and lively life all around, sailing in Istanbul will be the best option for you. If you are looking for solitude and loneliness, then one of the less visited areas will be a good option for you. Most of Turkey waters are safe for sailing.

Once you have decided that you are going to try a gulet, what do you do? Chartering one is the best option, obviously. But where do you charter from? You can always ask the friendly locals for advice, but renting a boat is a big matter. You will be worried about safety, about the waters and where it will be best for you to go depending on your level of experience, and how much it will cost you. In such a situation it is best to leave this in the hands of experienced experts. So where do you rent from? Try us.

 

Why Choose Us?

We allow you to charter boats for your use in over two hundred summer and winter destinations. You get to choose from over hundreds of kinds of boats. You can choose a particular kind of boat. Even if you want to only rent a gulet, you get various choices among those. You can choose one you like.

You can even get help from our experts who can assist you with any queries that you may have. More than that, we have a history of satisfied customers who have comfortably rented their boats and have had a wonderful time. Every single boat that we offer for charter is personally vetted by their professionals. Only if it passes inspection is it included in their offerings.

 

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