With our gulets from Fethiye gulet charter fleet you will enjoy the unique beauties of Turkey and Turkey has diverse cruising grounds, from the Black Sea on Turkey’s northern coast, through the Sea of Marmara, to the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts to the Syrian border.
The island of Cyprus is also covered here. Cruising yachts in the Black Sea are relatively scarce, even in summer ; more will venture up the Dardanelles and across the Sea of Marmara to Istanbul, but there are stil nothing like the numbers of cruising Yachts to be found around the Aegean cost. From Kusadasi to Antalya you will find the highest concentration of cruising Yachts and Turkish gulets exploring the deeply indented coastline. Beyond Antalya, the numbers begin to decline again, and towards the Syrian border cruising Yachts are relatively scarce. Cyprus has its own cruising community, swelled annually by visitors from both North and South.
It is difficult to overlook Turkey’s ancient inheritance, with archaeological sites peppering the coast, from Constantinople, past Troy and Ephesus to the Carian and Lycian coast, most with safe places to leave a yacht in order to organise a visit ashore. Indeed, in some places you will be dropping your anchor in an ancient harbour, and both above and below the water you can explore archaeological sites dating back to the Bronze Age. Now choice most appropriate gulet for you from our Fethiye gulet charter page and have a unforgettable holiday with your family or friends. It hardly needs to be mentioned that nothing should be disturbed, an even the smallest memento should not be taken, ever.
As the development of the tourist industry has changed parts of the Turkish coastline, yachting infrastructure has also advanced. There are now over 25 marinas in Turkey, with more to be completed, and the most are of the 5-star order. With fishing harbours , restaurant jetties and secluded anchorages in between, there is plenty of choice depending on your inclinations. Improved international connections, especially in SW Turkey, mean that many cruisers are leaving their yachts in Turkey for the winter , while others are finding the benign climate and hospitable people make it a good place to live aboard over winter.
Gulets like in Fethiye gulet charter fleet, Full service boatyards, well-stocked chandlers and skilled workers in the Marine trades have increased dramatically in the last decade, such that Perini super yachts are built near Istanbul, and many major sailmakers have lofts here. Prices have risen too, though, and it is more important than ever to stop around to obtain the best quality and value. Talk to other yachties who have had work done, and make sure the same tradesmen are stil working in the particular yard you look at.