B.A.Y.K. WINTER TROPHY Leg1. 16/02-22/02
MILTA BODRUM MARINA
37° 02' 00'' N 27° 25' 50''W VHF 73
Milta Bodrum Marina is one of the most prestigious marinas in the Aegean and the Mediterranean. Its excellent infrastructure, unrivalled central location and experienced staff allow your passion to the sea continue on land.
As a town centre marina, Milta Bodrum Marina offers a gateway to both the colourful world of Bodrum and to the paradise bays of the Aegean, and provides a secure mooring for all sizes of boats, from the smallest to the largest super yacht.
Milta Bodrum Marina holds a Blue Flag and 5 Golden Anchor awards, in recognition of its high standards and carу for the environment. It is also the only marina in Turkey to host its own sailing club, and to have a voluntary sea rescue tea.
Milta Bodrum Marina provides wet slip berthing for 450 and dry dock for 50 boats. It offers a comprehensive list of services including a fully-equipped technical service, wireless internet, a fitness center with trained staff and 24-hour security.
Milta Bodrum Marina is home to an array of restaurants and bars, social facilities, and a shopping centre filled with designers outlets, making life both effortless and enjoyable.
Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi No. 5,
48400 Bodrum, Mugla, Turkey
Tel: +90 252-316-1860/66
Bodrum Offshore Sailing Club is one of the two most active sailing clubs in Turkey; it organizes 16 events every year with very high participation.
Bodrum Offshore Sailing Club has 150 members and a club race committee boat; it arranges at least one event per month throughout the year, with Turkey’s yachtsmen and women meeting in Bodrum for 32 race days every year.
Official website: www.bayk.org
At the present moment Bodrum Offshore Sailing Club is sponsored by Esenyacht.
Bodrum Offshore Sailing Club aims to:
- Bring together all sailing enthusiasts.
- Nurture sailors of all ages.
- Organize events which contribute to both domestic and international tourism.
- Foster the principles of friendship, peace and solidarity among yachtsmen and women at home and abroad.
- Transform Bodrum into the main maritime and sailing centre of the Aegean by promoting the sport in the best way.
BODRUM WINTER TROPHY
The Winter Trophy, which has been organized by BAYK and Milta Bodrum Marina for the past 9 years, is Turkey’s first and biggest winter yacht race. The 7-leg event, consisting of a total of 14 race days, is attended by 50 boats, with 600 participants.
This year have already passed the first 3 Legs in difficult weather conditions, Leg4 will start on March 21.
Leg I: 17-18 January 2015
Leg II: 7-8 February 2015
Leg III: 28 February-1 March 2015
Leg IV: 21-22 March 2015
Leg V: 11-12 April 2015
Leg VI: 2-3 May 2015
Leg VII: 23-24 May 2015
Turkey’s first and only trio trophy. The 4-leg event consisting of 4 races sees 60 competitors competing in 20 yachts.
- MARINA YACHT CLUB CUP (FAMOUS CUP)
Since 2006, this exciting event, sponsored by the Maserati Marina Yacht Club has included several famous faces. The single-leg event, consisting of 2 races, sees 300 participants competing in 30 boats.
With the addition of entries from neighbouring countries such as Ukraine, Russia and Greece, the ever-increasing number of participants has transformed the BAYK Cup into one of Turkey’s most prestigious international yacht races. the single Leg event, consisting of 3 races, sees 600 participants competing in 50 boats.
This popular event, first organized in 2010, allows boats and their crew to carry out some final training for the upcoming winter events, whilst racing against potential rivals. The single-leg event, consisting of 2 races, sees 200 participants in 20 boats.
- INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S CUP
For the first time in 2013, Bodrum Offshore Sailing Club is organizing this event for yachtswomen in recognition of their successful performances in other yacht races. The International Women’s Cup consists of a single leg, with 3 race days.
The AYK & BAYK Cup, a yacht race organized jointly by the Ankara Sailing Club and Bodrum Offshore Sailing Club, has been running since 2005 and is very popular with the yachtsmen and women of Ankara. The single-leg event, consisting of 2 races, sees 300 participants competing in 30 boats.