Another place to fall in love with… A peaceful small fishing town on the beautiful Turquoise coast of Turkey between Fethiye and Kaş. The small town curls around a historic harbour sheltered at the foot of the towering Taurus Mountains and overlooks a beautiful bay in which islands seem to magically float upon the shimmering sea. In history Kalkan (then known as Phoenicus) was the only safe harbour between Fethiye and Kaş who offered safety to ships during rough weather. Even today yachts still found safe shelter in the harbour or the bay when the seas turn rough. When you stroll down the narrow streets to the harbour you will… Read More
Because of the variety of its recipes, its use of natural ingredients, its flavours and tastes which appeal to all palates and its influence throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, the Turkish cuisine, largely the heritage of the Ottoman cuisine, is renowned as one of the top three world cuisines Did you know that: Turkey is agricultrally self-sufficient and one of the only seven countries in the world that can produce enough food to feed its people; Turkey is responsible for 80% of the world’s hazelnut export; By the end of the 1500s, the Ottoman court housed over 1,400 live-in cooks; In one seed of Turkish coffee, there… Read More
Marinas It is not a wonder that Turkey, with more than 8300 km of coastline, welcomes every year hundreds of Superyachts to explore and enjoy some of the area’s most breath-taking natural beauty and serenity. In this category we want to provide Crew and Captains with our Top 5 Marina Tips. If you have any suggestions and/or experiences, please feel free to share them with us. Göcek Marina Tips Our all time favorite. Due to its location, Göcek is a very popular base for yacht cruising and it is the gateway to the wonderful unspoilt islands in the gulf. It is also well known as a much more peaceful and… Read More
Guest trips in Turkey Turkey is a beautiful country with a wide variety in sightseeing. Most of them can also be arranged as private tours. I my opinion the most important on a tour is that not only the topic and location are appealing but also that the guide is an expert and that he or she is capable of sharing that with the guests. In the end what we all are looking for is enhancing the guest experience. Although we prefer customizing all our tours this new initiative caught my eye. At AnyRoad they have come with an interesting new concept. As they describe it themselves “So we… Read More
Legends claim that Gocek is also the hometown of Icarus, who flew to the sun but fell down to his death according to mythology.It is also believed that Gocek served as the main port town of Lycia in the times of Strabo and Herodotus. Today, Gocek hosts 6 significant marinas that serve the yacht tourism in the region. A prominent characteristic of the town is the fact that it harbors islands and coves located in a large and secluded bay. Owing to its location, it naturally enjoys a high potential for yacht tourism. Gocek became known to groups of artists and poets and to some fisherman from Bodrum as a result… Read More
A fascinating city built on two Continents, divided by the Bosphorus Strait. This is one of the greatest cities in the world where you can see a modern western city combined with a traditional eastern city, it’s a melting pot of many civilizations and different people. Istanbul is also announced by the European Union as the 2010 European Capital of Culture. It is one of the richest cities in historical background, as well as one of the most beautiful, enchanting and alive cities of the world. It has an atmosphere of its own with its life-style, people and numerous attractions. In Istanbul you will have to be generous with time… Read More
Way back in 2012 one of the first events we did. A beautiful venue the sea, great DJ’s JOOP and Dani L. Mebius and a good mix of Turkish and Superyacht Crew attendees.