Yachtcharter in Turkey: More and more experts have learned to love the ideal sailing waters of Turkey.
Far away from the general tourist buzz you can enjoy the jagged rocks, wood covered slopes, the wonderful coastal landscape, and the splendid weather between April and October.
Even from a historical point of view Turkey is an interesting country.
Oriental and occidental culture meet here.
The Turks are known for their hospitality all around the world. In any case you should visit a turkish bazaar where you can buy cheap leather goods, carpets, and many more things. Don’t forget to bargain.
Bodrum, which was called Halikarnassos a long time ago, has made itself a charming destination. From here you can start your sailing trip in direction of the huge, 60 nautical miles deep Gulf of Gökova.
Points of attraction are the hot springs on the island Kara Adasi, the group of islands Sehir Adalari with the famous Cleopatra beach, and the picturesque town of Sögüt. Wonderful places to drop anchor can be found when you start from the famous destination of Marmaris. Marmaris is the international sailing center of Turkey.
Sail to the river of Dalyan and travel on a fisher boat up to the ancient city of Kannos.
Take a bath in the hot sulfur springs before you prepare yourself for the next sailing trip that will lead you to the picturesque Gulf of Fethiye. Above the city of Fethiye you can find the famous Lycian graves. Enjoy the sounds of the cicadas in the dense woods of the mountains. Drop anchor near one of the small taverns. The turkish dishes will delight you.
Sailing weather in Turkey:
From Mid-June to September the Meltemi is blowing from northern directions with 5-6 Bft. Behind the caps and the islands it gain more power and some days it can blows until late at night. Then a long chaîn will be necessary to make the boat safe.
Best season to sail in Turkey:
From April to half-November
Airports close to the Yachtcharter bases in Turkey:
Izmir (ADB) - Cesme: ca 95km
Bodrum (BJV) - Turgutreis: ca 50km
Bodrum (BJV) - Bodrum: ca 35km
Dalaman (DLM) - Marmaris: ca 90km
Damalan (DLM) - Othaniye: cs 105km
Dalaman (DLM) - Göcek: ca 20km
Dalaman (DLM) - Fethiye: ca 50km
Antalya (AYT) - Kemer: ca 50km
Antalya (AYT) - Finike: ca 115km
Antalya (AYT) - Göcek: ca 200km
Antalya (AYT) - Kemerca. ca 50km
Licence necessary to navigate in Turkey:
Time zone in Turkey:
MEZ + 1 Heure
Boat rental in Turkey:
Fethiye, Marmaris, Izmir, Karacasögüt, Kusadasi, Orhaniye, Datca, Kalkan, Kas, Finike, Kemer, Antalya, Göcek, Bodrum, Cesme
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Itineraries in Turkey:
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Find our Itineraries available for your Yacht Charter in Turkey :
- The Bay of Fethiye and 1 week westwards
- Cruise from Fethiye
- Cruise from Mamaris
Bestsail bases in Turkey:
Partner bases in Turkey:
Göcek, Bodrum, Cesme
Boat reantal in Turkey:
Izmir, Karacasogut, Kusadası, Orhaniye, Datca, Kalkan, Kas, Finike, Kemer, Antalya, Marmaris, Fethiye, Göcek, Bodrum, Cesme
CORONA / Covid-19 info on sailing & yacht charter in Turkey
Although there are currently no compulsory registration or restrictions for travellers to Turkey,
please note the latest developments on the website of your local Foreign Office.