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8. International Aegean Yacht Rally 23 July – 5 August 2018

The "8th Aegean Yacht Rally" organised by Setur Marinas will take place between 23 July 2018 - 5 August 2018. The 8th International Aegean Yacht Rally that has been organised by Setur Marinas biennially since 2000 will bring together the lovers of the sea between 23 July and 5 August. The sponsors of the rally, which contributes to the development of amateur yachting as well as cementing Turkish-Greek friendship, are the brands TÜPRAŞ, OPET, AYGAZ, BEKO, FORD and EASTMARINE. Led by Commodore Necati Zincirkıran, the organisation will take its start on 25 July, Wednesday at Bodrum Milta Marina, will follow the route of Kos, Kalymnos, Nsyros, Symi, Rhodes and Meis, and end at Setur Kaş Marina. The countdown has started for the "8th Aegean Yacht Rally" organised by Setur Marinas. "The 8th Aegean Yacht Rally" will take place between 23 July - 5 August," attended by 30 boats, and the participants will make a journey of 31 hours, covering approximately 190 nautical miles. Organised once every two years since 2000 by Setur Marinas, the "8th Aegean Yacht Rally" will take place between 23 July 2018 - 5 August 2018 this year. Milta Bodrum Marina will host the opening ceremony of the 8th Aegean Yacht Rally. Led by Commodore Necati Zincirkıran, the organisation will start on 25 July, Wednesday at Bodrum Milta Marina, following the route of Kos, Kalymnos, Nsyros, Symi, Rhodes and Meis, and end at Setur Kaş Marina. Emre Doruk, General Manager of Setur Marinas, said, "the Aegean Yacht Rally, which will inspire the excitement of setting sail to the sea for the 8th time this year, will start at Bodrum Milta Marina, attended by 30 yachts. Covering approximately 190 nautical miles and 31 hours of navigation, the rally will end at Setur Kaş Marina. As Setur Marina, we are joyfully carrying out this organisation, which has a social and cultural dimension, in order to contribute to Turkish tourism as well as adding to the knowledge and experience of the participants." Indicating that the Aegean Yacht Rally plays a great role in providing amateur souls with a high seas and fleet navigation experience, Rally Commodore Necati Zincirkıran said that the rallies lend much courage to yachters, allowing them to navigate on high seas in safety. Also with the strength lent by the supporting brands, the 8th Aegean Yacht Rally will strengthen the Turkish-Greek friendship while bringing lovers of the sea together as well as contributing to the development of amateur yachting. The supporting brands creating added value for the Aegean Yacht Rally shall be AYGAZ, BEKO, EASTMARINE, EDWARDS, FORD, OPET and TÜPRAŞ. About Setur Marinas Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Setur Marinas started its activities under the Koç Group in 1978, at Çeşme Altınyunus Marina. Setur Marinas is the leading marina operator of Turkey, while it occupies a prominent position in the Mediterranean Basin. Flying its colours at a total of 11 locations, namely Kalamış/Fenerbahçe, Yalova, Ayvalık, Lesbos, Çeşme, Kuşadası, Gökova Ören, Netsel Marmaris, Kaş, Finike and Antalya, Setur Marinas is the most important brand that supports the development of the Turkish marina operation industry.