Sail your dreams with one of our luxury yachts or crewed charters! When the air is +27...+30 °, water is +22...+26 °, and wind is 15 - 25 knots, the weather is perfect for sailing in Turkey. Starting at just 1043€, we offer options for every budget. Whether it's sightseeing around the coast of Turkey, or a trip around the world, onboard one of our 390 private yachts, catamarans, bareboat, or fully crewed charters you will surely find what you are looking for in your next vacation.
The clear turquoise waters of Turkeys' entire coastline make it one of the finest sailing regions in the world. The best weather conditions for sailing in Turkey are in May, June and September. July and August are known for strong winds, making sailing more difficult. Nevertheless, Turkey still offers the longest sailing season in the Mediterranean. The water tourism infrastructure of Turkey is highly developed. There are many beautiful marinas, shipyards and ports throughout its vast coastline. Turkey has many yacht charter companies, making rental of catamarans, luxury yachts, private boats and bareboats easily accessible in every region.
Among the popular sailing destinations are the Bodrum Peninsula, Mugla and Antalya Coast.
If starting your sailing adventure from Marmaris, you can travel to the Kumlubük, Ekincik and Fethiye Bays, all the way to Gemile Bay. On the way back you can stop at Gerbekse, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful bays in the vicinity.
When renting a yacht in Bodrum, you can travel by the Gulf of Gokova to the Mersinchik Bay and Büyük Çatı.
Of the 25 available marinas in Turkey, the most popular are Milta Bodrum Marina, Marina Ece, and Netsel Marmaris Marina.
To book a yacht in Turkey you will need to do the following:
To rent and operate a boat in Turkey, you will need an international skipper license. Skipper license allows you to rent a catamaran or a sailboat. Gulets and large yachts are only available for rent with a skipper.
Sailboat navigation in Turkey is fairly simple. However, if planning to sail the Вosphorus strait, we suggest you rent a yacht with a skipper, as the Bosphorus straits' route is very sinuous and narrow, known for its winds, fog, and dangerous currents.
Marmaris International Race Week is the biggest event of the season, taking place at the end of October, annually. If you are planning your sailing trip around that time, we advise you to book a boat at least 3 months in advance, for the best odds of reserving a vessel.
When booking a yacht in Turkey, it's important to plan for additional expenses:
The peak of Turkeys' yachting season is from the end of August to mid October, during which yacht rental prices tend to increase. To get the best deal on yacht rental, it is advised to book a yacht at least 3 months in advance.
Boat rental offers a unique opportunity to see Turkey from a whole new perspective. Sailing with a group of friends, family, or even sailing solo are all great options. The warm sun, and unforgettable scenery are all at your disposal! All you have to do is book a yacht of your choice and enjoy all that Turkey has to offer! You can be your own skipper or hire one to take you where you desire to go, giving you the luxury of relaxing and enjoying every moment to the fullest.
The sailing season of Turkey is from May to September. Weather in April or even November, is still suitable for sailing. Some regions of Turkey have great weather throughout the year, while others have stormy and rainy winter seasons.
No, citizens of most countries don’t need a visa when visiting Turkey.
The main regions for sailing in Turkey are Göcek, Fethiye, Bodrum and Marmaris. They lie in the legendary Riviera, on the coast of the Aegean Sea. There are multitude of yacht rentals throughout the coast of Turkey, making boat rental easily accessible.
There are several airports on the Mediterranean coast, depending on the region you choose to visit. To arrive in the Fethiye and Marmaris area, pick the Dalaman Airport. There is also an airport in Bodrum. The largest airport is located near Antalya, from where you can fly to your destination by a local plane.
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