Turkey Highlights

Turkey offers 5 main sailing regions, with 698 boats available for you to choose from for your sailing holiday. Favourite sailing destinations are to be find in Mugla, Bodrum and Marmara.

Sailing from Mugla is the ideal starting point.

To explore the sights of Bodrum, sailors most often start their journey from Bodrum or Turgutreis.

If you are planning to charter a boat in Marmara, the best charter holidays usually start from Bodrum and Istanbul.

Currently you can rent a boat and start your journey from 20 marinas, the most popular are Kas Marina, Yes Marina and Kalamış Marina.

When searching for a boat, it is possible to choose from the fleets of 62 charter companies in Turkey. Nomicos Yachts and Phoenix Yachting got the highest ratings from our customers.

How to rent a boat in Turkey

Boats in Turkey can be rented with or without a skipper. To rent a bareboat a basic sailing licence is sufficient. Boataround always displays the sailing license needed in the boat information.

When wishing to sail in Turkey, people most often rent gulets, sailing yachts and catamarans.

You do not need a sailing licence to enjoy a carefree holiday on a gulet. These boats are always provided with a crew allowing you to relax and take in the sights.

Sailing yachts and catamarans are frequently rented as bareboats, but those who wish, there is always a possibility to charter these yachts with a professional skipper.

Larger yachts can only be rented as crewed and provide both comfort and luxury. A motor yacht guarantees a unique way to discover the coastline and significantly extends the distance the sailor can cover during the yacht charter.

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