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Strait of Istanbul Sailing and Yacht Racings


The Notice of the Istanbul Harbour Master informs that according to  "2018 Turkish Sailing Federation Sailing Races Schedule" following racing activities will take place;

1-      BAY Boğaziçi Cup Racing:

Racing which organized by Besiktas Bahcesehir University will be held between 11:00 – 16:00 local hours on  5th May of 2018 at  Besiktas  BAU- Anadolu Hisarı – Besiktas BAU parkour. 

2-       MASS Friendship Cup Racing:

             Racing which organized by Marmara Sailing Club will be held between 12:00-17:00 local

             hours on 2nd June of  2018 at Buyukdere –Cıragan- Anadolu Hisarı – Cıragan parkour.


3-      BMW Sailing Fest Racing:

Race which organized by Borusan Holding.will be held between 11:00-16:00 local hours on 23th June of  2018 at Buyukdere-Bebek parkour.

4-       Bogazici Cup Racing:

Race which organized by  Turkey Offshore Racing will be held between 11:00 16:00 local hours on 30th of  June 2018 at Besiktas-Anadolu Hisarı- Besiktas parkour.

        All vessel intend to pass  the mentioned racing parkour areas should   to do not interrupt racing activity , and be advised to be vigilant and keep clear of  the way of racing yachts.

The notification of closures will be at short notice and all the vessels and sea crafts sailing in the local traffic should observe the warnings and cautions to be issued by the Vessel Traffic Center and Stations concerned so as not to hinder the sea crafts in the region.


Source: Republic of Turkey Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications, Istanbul Harbour Master