If you are thinking of chartering a yacht, consider Bodrum as a starting destination. As well as having several marina’s there is well established yacht building industry, well known for its quality and innovative design. The town of Bodrum is compact and cosmopolitan and also houses a large and interesting crusader castle, adjoing the main marina. There is also good access to many Greek Islands, plus blue cruise options to the beautiful and natural Gököva Gulf and historic Knidos. As Gulet Broker Yachting, we offer the best yacht charter services in Bodrum with our experienced and professional cabin crew.
All types of yachts are available to charter from Bodrum including, sailing options, crewed and bareboat, luxury motor yachts. Plus, the popular gulet option’s these come in all categories, from basic cabin charter (sharing a cabin on a mixed group cruise) on a Standard gulet. There are also many alternative choices, right up to top of the range VIP gulets. It is possible to find an option for all needs and budgets. Milas International airport is just a short 35 minute drive away. It is also possible to fly to nearby Kos and arrange embarkation and an itinnerary from there, with Greek Island’s or Turkish options, or a combination of both.
Blue Cruise in Bodrum
Blue Cruise also known as Blue Voyage, is a voyage that will take you to a trip of Turkish Riviera. Just as the name suggests, this activity includes a ship or a boat, blue water a.k.a. sea and a pleasurable ride. Sailing in a ship with no particular destination in mind and enjoying the beauty of the water and its surrounding can prove to be one of the best pleasurable activities in the whole world. It’s all about feeling the waves of the sea as the ship moves forward, enjoying the natural beauty and leaving all your worries behind.
So, how was the so called ‘blue cruise’ started? Who was responsible for the creation of such interesting voyage? According to the history, a writer name Cevat Sakir Kabaagacli was exiled to Bodrum. Yacht Charter in Turkey the place was so beautiful that he instantly fell in love with it. Its beauty, free environment and landscapes made their way to his heart. So, to seize the opportunity of exploring such beauty, he and his friends took a sailing vessel called gulet and set out on a journey to learn more about this place. Thus began the initiation of the ‘Blue Cruise’. However, the name itself was not give until much later. Yacht Charter in Bodrum the writer decided to stay in Bodrum even when his exile period came to an end. He started to write articles and many books regarding his trips and the beauty of that place. He shared his stories with many people. Among those people who went on this trip with the writer was a man name Sabhattin Eyuboglu. This man was responsible for making these journeys a custom and for naming the journey "Blue Cruise”.
Yachting Turkey; Many people have to be thankful to Cevat Sakir Kabaagacli for initiating this journey and informing the world about the pleasure of sailing; and Sabhattin Eyuboglu for making the journey a custom. Without them maybe the world would not have heard about blue cruise nor would have found out about the pleasure of blue cruise. All in all, blue cruise means taking a sailing vessel or yacht on the coasts of Turkey like the Mediterranean and Aegean coast. In the past, a gulet was used, which is a wooden boat. Now-a-days these gulets or ships are made by keeping the people’s comfort and luxury in mind.
Blue cruise is a way to enjoy the nature’s beauty by being a part of it. When people are in a ship in the middle of the blue sea, away from all the troubles, they are bound to enjoy the peace. Since, it is becoming popular; many people come here to enjoy the nature. But, huge number of people means increase in pollution and destruction of nature. The areas for blue cruise are slowly losing their social element. So, the people who go on these voyages should be careful, so that they do not pollute the areas and decrease its natural beauty. It is a journey that has caused peace to many people, so let’s not destroy the purpose of this journey by our negligence.
Why Bodrum ?
Bodrum is very well located as a destination to start or finnish your Blue cruise gulet voyage. Just a short 35 minutes transfer from Bodrum Milas International airport. Bodrum is a lively and cosmompolitan resort dominated by a large busy marina which is overlooked by the large and impressive crusader castle that houses several marine related exhibitions. The centre of town is quite compact and is a very good shopping centre, offering all famous International brands. Plus, there is an exciting nightlife with several nightclubs and disco boats, also a good selection of restaurants and bars.
Geographically Bodrum is situated on the Aegean sea, to the North west of the traditional Blue Cruise route convenient for Gökova gulf and also for many of the Greek Dodecanese islands, Kos being the closest.
There are also a good choice of gulets available to charter, as Bodrum is a famous for gulet building centre. The gulets built here are particularly reknowned for their craftmanship and design qualities.
At the end of season Bodrum also hosts the Bodrum Sailing cup, where it is possible to see gulets of all sizes racing against each other with their sails fully open, a magnificent sight!
How is the process of yacht rental ?There are 2 main alternatives about getting an offer from our customer representatives. BEST OFFER is the first option, you can get the cheapest alternative for the date and location you prefer. You can find the BEST OFFER form below the page. On the other hand, you can follow the 4-step reservation process to choose a yacht and get an offer.
The process of yacht rental is so easy with us, so you can make your reservation in four steps. If you want to discover the amazing nature of Montenegro coasts, you can start with choosing your yacht in the gallery below or click view more for other gulets in the area.