1 weeks sailing training around Hisaronu Bays w/STM
Saturday 08 August 2020 - Friday 14 August 2020
1 week sailing :
: Marmaris - Sogut - Seas The Moment :
: Wesley Bondarenko
Immerse yourself in the relaxing Aegean culture, witness the countless hues of blue and green, as the sea, sky and land merge into a breathtakingly beautiful visualization of the surrounding natural environment. Let all your worries be washed away by the gentle swell and all your frustrations whisked away by the lazy breeze. Start every day with absolute peace, as you awaken to the hypnotic lapping of waves upon the hull and dive into the crystal clear sea.
A popular route, visiting not one but actually two gulfs, particularly suitable for beginners. Sailing in the gulf means you will have continous winds and almost no waves: an ideal training ground! Dozens of attractive bays line the shores of both gulfs, meaning you can go out, sail and then visit a new anchorage every evening. . ROUTE 1
SÖĞÜT/ÇİFTLİK : After breakfast, we conduct a group shopping. As soon as our documents are ready for exit, we depart from Marmaris / Bozburun. Our first stop is the lovely bay of Söğüt or Ciftlik, a Turkish seaside paradise. After swimming and snorkelling in the crystal clear water, dinner is served in the local restuarant of a (best seafood in the region). Usually dinner continues well into the evening, the night being filled with laughter and memorable conversations. Water, electricity, wi-fi, hot showers and toliets are provided by the restuarant.
BOZUKKALE: The village of Palamutbuku is now popular for its delicious almond and olive trees, instead of a certain type of oak, after which the bay is named. The village is adorned with a lengthy sand beach and delicious fish restuarants, all complimented by olive trees and thick pine forests. It is beautiful bay that Participants in the tour boats or yacht cannot pass without stopping, enjoy the fish restaurants. Naked slope of the hills which meets the sea, a beautiful long sandy beach, village houses and pensions amongst the trees along beach, summer houses, a harbor with fishing boats and yachts makes a beautiful buku (bay).
KNIDOS: Bozukkale is one of the preferred sheltered stations against the winds by the cruise boats. Water is very clear in this beautiful bay and it has three restaurants that serve food. The Defensive walls surrounding the hills can be seen by boats, before entering to the bay. The castle walls are still standing supported by bastions. The ruin of Loryma is among surviving ancient cities. Behind the restaurants, another ruins of a castle rises on a hilltop on north of the bay behind restaurants. The city has never lost importance since ancient times because it is well protected with a strategic location. According to historians, the bay hosted navy of Athens in BC 1412. In BC 395, Bay was the rallying point for ships before the naval battle of Cnidus. Some maps called it Oplosike Buku a derived from the Greek word “Hoploteke” which means shipyard.
DIRSEKBUKU: Dirsek buku is a deep inlet type bay on a cape between the Gulf of Hisaronu and Gulf of Yesilova. It is a common stop or the boats on blue voyage between Marmaris and Bodrum if they will not pass Symi Island. Because of its shape it is a sheltered bay from all kinds of weather. In addition, if you start sailing from Hisaronu or Selimiye in the morning and sail around different islands by tacking, you can reach this beautiful bay and rest for a while. Then you can sail back to Hisaronu – Selimiye with wind turning to beam reach to broad reach.
SELIMIYE: Selimiye is also one of the natural ports which have been quietly serving the yacht tourism. Dominated by Selimiye, a large bay is like a lake view. Natural harbors in this region are fish spawning areas. Spring water flows from fountains and taps of the houses. In the Selimiye Stock Breeding, olive, almonds, farming, fishing and building wooden boats are common. The name of the village in ancient era was Hydas, and later changed to Losta. Selimiye have three castles ruins from archaic era, one is on the highest hill of Selimiye, the other is at the top of Sarikaya, and the last one is at Asarkale Kızılköy districts. Selimiye is a great location for those who want to eat freshest seafood, vegetables, and fruit, to swim in clean sea, to find inner peace. There are almond and olive trees, mountains rising smell of thyme, oregano in Selimiye. Historic areas, mountains of pine, olive, almond and willow trees. Clean sea, plenty of steak, air oxygen-rich, peaceful, calm, warm and welcoming. The bay is natural harbor in stormy weather, natural swimming pool in the form of volcanic structure. The sea depth of 15 meters from the beach reaches to 30 to 40 meters.