Kemer & Finike, Turkey - Rhodos - Tilos - Santorini - Crete - Malta - Sicily - Spain
May 01, 2009: [ JOURNALENTRY BY MOLLY ] We toured Sicily after Malta, and were there for over a week. Pazolla, Noto, Siracusa/Ortygia, Catania, Palermo/Monreale and Trapani. Sicily is beautiful in the central farm country, and there certainly is plenty of stunning baroque architecture in the cities, but the crowded streets, the TRAFFIC (that you are forced to walk in due to small old sidewalks tha... » read more10 posts (8196 words) 17 photos 15 comments
Sailing around Turkey...wintering in Netsel Marina Marmaris
06.08.2010: An early wake up to finish the packing and a promised breakfast to Finbar and Sholto at pineapple. I said goodbye to all my much loved friends. Especially Nevine,Ercan and Can on Magic Dream.. It was a sad farewell. Then it was a hurried bolt to the end of Fpontoon with the help of the watson family and a sad farewell from Mustafa we were off to Dalaman Airport for our connection to Istan... » Mehr...86 Einträge (22552 Wörter) 629 Fotos 16 Kommentare
I have come to Europe with my Uncle and aunty to sail from Turkey to Athens, I am the first mat on Bella Sogni
July 13, 2009: We sailed to ekincik late in the afternoon as we went we kept an eye out for the caretta caretta AKA logger head turtles we didnt see any but we were still happy just cruising along.When we got there I jumped straight into the water not knowing if it was cold or not. Later on me and my brother jack made a water swing from the boat to the pontoon it was pretty bad but we still used it.That night... » read more4 posts (1636 words) 19 photos 0 comments
I wish I could say that I am anchored in Marmaris but in fact you will find me installed in a house... but it doesn't have to stay that way!
August 19, 2009: (The one and only photo worth uploading of the trip has to be that of the fabulous fully horsepowered tender to Kasim’s mighty fishing boat. Suleyman is taken to shore by his trusty “Kaptan Kasim” on the right.) I was having a lovely day with my Australian friend Julie and her son Teo, who had come to visit me in Marmaris for 2 days. My Turkish friend Kasim had invited us... » read more2 posts (6787 words) 14 photos 4 comments
August 27, 2010: Left Ekincik after two days for MarmarisCOntradictional information about a military sector between Ekincik and MarmarisDecision to spend the night in Yat Marina » read more4 posts (121 words) 2 photos 0 comments
September 07, 2010: Hello Sailors, My husband and I are sailling in Turkey since 1999. We enjoy it a lot! Every year we come back again. We go sailing in the area of Fethiye and Göcek.There is one restaurant we can really recommend you, Karacaoren Restaurant. This restaurant is situated in Karacaoren Bay, about 15 NM from Fethiye.The bay has mooringlines and someone of the restaurant will help you ... » read more1 posts (196 words) 3 photos 0 comments
This year we are in Turkey and will be visiting Eastern Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and maybe Egypt before returning via Cyprus back to Marmaris in Turkey.
November 15, 2011: The Turkish people are celebrating ‘Bayrum’ and have a public holiday from 5th November to 9th November. The boat yard has been at a standstill till Thursday when they returned to work. On Monday, Mr. Bilgin the owner of the marina put on a free lunch ‘celebration of the sacraficial feast’ in the workers canteen for everybody. On Thursday morning at 9.0... » read more220 posts (31678 words) 200 photos 51 comments
Gemütlich durch das Mittelmeer (ca. vier Monate im Sommer und Herbst 2011), Ende November geht es über den Atlantik in die Karibik (dort bleiben wir weitere vier Monate) und dan...
August 02, 2012: Am Dienstag fahre ich noch vor dem Frühstück mit dem Dingi hinüber zu den Windmühlen – dort gibt es einen verfallenen Anleger, wo man festmachen kann – allerdings muss man dann über die großen Felsbrocken hinauf zur Straße klettern. Aber der Marina-Supermarkt ist recht gut sortiert, und es gibt frischen Salat und frisches Brot. Nach dem gemü... » read more188 posts (82937 words) 634 photos 40 comments
In crewed Yacht Charters; everyday the yachts normally visit two or three bays and there would be a maximum 4 hours sailing per day. The last stop in the day will be the place t...
December 09, 2011: Yacht charters in Turkey and the Greek Islands can be quite affordable. During the months between November and April, a discount of fifteen percent can be received off yacht charter prices. Rather than leaving it to the last minute, taking advantage of these favorable yacht charter prices for your Turkey gulet holidays will leave roo... » read more3 posts (1266 words) 22 photos 0 comments
October 12, 2012: Today was spent getting the boat back in order after yesterday’s bashing. We went to the office to arrange our lift-out for Endeavour for 12th November before we fly back to the UK on Friday, 16th November. The yard is filling up slowly with boats but on the water, the marina is full. There will not be much to report from now on as we will be enjoying the liveaboard life... » read more124 posts (18518 words) 131 photos 0 comments