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Lovelorn Turkish Sailor to be Sent Home After Seven Month Quest

He didn’t even reach the shore. A Turkish sailor was so obsessed with a British woman he met in Cyprus back in 2005 that he sailed his 16ft boat Ninova from Bodrum, Turkey trying to find his love whom he … Continue reading

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China and Turkey Pick Up Slack in Marina Building

The world is getting bigger, not smaller, for the adventurous cruising sailor. While the traditional sailing world is still recovering from the global financial crisis, China has announced the building of yet another sizable marina and Turkey has announced that … Continue reading

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Turkey Adjusts Visa Regulations Again to Benefit Cruisers

Noonsite is reporting the following changes to visa regulations in Turkey as reported to them via Jack Marsh: Following the introduction of new visa rules in Turkey on February 1 which restrict visitors to a 90 day visit in every … Continue reading

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New Visa Rules for Cruising in Turkey

Anyone heading to Turkey in 2012 will want to make sure they follow up to get the most up to date news on this information provided by www.noonsite.com. New visa rules for visitors to Turkey will start on February 1, … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Newest Marina Opens with Capacity for 1,000 Boats

Mersin Marina, the largest marina in Turkey’s east Mediterranean shores, was inaugurated by Turkish Transportation Minister Binali Yıldırım in the southern province of Mersin on Saturday. Yıldırım said that Mersin would be Turkey’s gate to Caucasus, Middle East and Africa. … Continue reading

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Turkish Delight

In early June, I had the opportunity to fly from the East Coast to Turkey to spend a few days test sailing the new Bavaria Cruiser 50….one of the perks of the job, I guess. We sailed in and out … Continue reading

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Cruising Shot of the Week

BWS‘s publisher George Day was in Çeşme, Turkey last week checking out the Bavaria 50 and snapped this shot of the boat to share with you. Not a bad way to spend a Tuesday, eh? Got a cool cruising shot … Continue reading

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The Moorings Adds Two New Med Crewed Charters for Summer

The Moorings has announced the opening of two new destinations in Nice, France and Orhanive, Turkey for yacht charters this summer aboard the Moorings 4600 crewed catamaran, which features three luxury guest rooms with private baths that sleep six. With … Continue reading

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