Yacht races in Marmaris

Friday, October 31st, 2008

This year’s record attendance at the annual yacht race in Marmaris has contributed greatly to the tourism town’s economy and publicity, officials said.

Yalçın Çetin, president of the Marmaris International Yacht Club, or MIYC, who organized the event, said there are 121 sailing boats in competition and racers come from 16 different countries, who are expected to spend approximately $1 million in town.

The 19th International Yacht Festival, sponsored by Koç Allianz Sigorta, Netsel Marina and Marmaris Municipality, started last weekend and will end Friday. Continue reading »

Marmaris Yacht Marina

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Marmaris Yacht Marina is located at one of the most attractive maritime parklands in Turkey. Ideal for sailing & water sports. Marmaris Yacht Marina is 2 miles by boat & 8 kms by car far from center of Marmaris (in Mugla Province). In Addition to it’s impressive boat handling facilities the Marina boasts 24 Hours security. An Outdor swimming pool, cafe&bar, restaurant serving both international and Turkish Cuisine. Also Library & Laundry services included. Available Luxe Aparts to rent. Free transportation by ferry service between Marmaris & Yacht Marina. Fitness Center is open anytime of day. There are several companies specializing in marina services. Some of them Gino Marine, Anker Marine, Mavi-mar, TMS, Demir Marine etc. Also a Super-Market is available. Free wireless internet conection in your boat or yacht too.