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Enjoy a relaxed sailing holiday in the Gulf of Fethiye with short passages and protected anchorages.

The Gulf of Fethiye is a yachtsman’s paradise with so many sheltered anchorages, coves and islands with crystal clear water and protected coves for a tranquil night on anchor. The Gulf of Fethiye is a stunning setting for a relaxed sailing holiday in an unspoilt area, with pine covered fjord-like anchorages with names such as Four Fathom Bay, Ruin Bay, Wall Bay and Tomb Bay, evidence of an ancient Lycian civilization.

Start your yacht charter from Fethiye or Göcek, both easily reached from Dalaman airport. Fethiye is a friendly harbour town with waterfront boulevard and pedestrianised town centre lined with tavernas and shops selling everything from carpets to spices. Göcek is a yachting centre but has lost none of its authentic Turkish charm.

This sailing holiday is perfect for families with children. The crystal clear water in sheltered coves makes swimming and snorkelling a true delight.

 

Fethiye Yacht Charter

  • Overview
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    22 Fathom Cove

    Sailing holidays from Fethiye and Gocek

    • Regular flights to Dalaman on Saturdays
    • Enjoy turquoise waters, mud baths, pine covered coves & ancient tombs
    • Average distances of 13nm/day
    • Level 1 sailing
    • Average summer temperatures of 29-33 degrees
    • Average winds force 2-4
    • Great for those looking for relaxed sailing
    • A mixture of anchorages and restaurant moorings in this area
    • Saturday-Saturday charters
    • Flotilla option
  • 1 Wk Fethiye Bay

    Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary in Fethiye Bay

    DAY 1 : Embark at Ece Marina in Fethiye. This lively town has shops and restaurants, handy for your first night.
    DAY 2 : Boynuz Bükü (15nm), a well protected bay where you can walk to the nearby waterfall and in the evening have dinner in the lovely restaurant garden.
    DAY 3 : Karacaören (20nm) is a pleasant anchorage protected by cliffs and the reef to the south. Go ashore by dinghy for dinner where many of the dishes are prepared in a wood burning oven.
    DAY 4 : Kapi Creek (15nm ) is a lovely, well sheltered bay, but first you can visit the ruins on Gemiler Island or have a look at the famous beach of Olü Deniz. Dinner ashore in the simple but good restaurant.
    DAY 5 : Göcek (10nm) is a lively little town with several marinas. Go to the municipality marina but on the way stop in a pleasant bay for lunch and swimming.
    DAY 6 : Twenty Two Fathom Cove (5 nm) is a short distance but sail south around Peksimet Island where you can often see dolphins.
    DAY 7 : Return to Fethiye (12nm).

  • 1 Wk Ekincik

    Suggested 1 week sailing itinerary to Ekincik

    DAY 1 : Embark at Ece Marina in Fethiye. This lively town has shops and restaurants, handy for your first night.
    DAY 2 : A pleasant sailing trip to one of the many lovely bays in the Fethiye Bay area which can only be reached by boat such as Tomb Bay (15nnm). On entering the bay you can see the Lycian rock tombs. Enjoy the hospitality and food in the restaurant and after dinner have a chat and a drink around the camp fire.
    DAY 3 : Sail west out of the Gulf of Fethiye and enjoy a longer day's sail to the attractive new marina at Ekincik (29 nm).
    DAY 4 : Day trip to the ruins of Ancient Kaunos. Take a boat trip up the Dalyan Delta, home to turtles and blue crabs. Visit the little town of Dalyan on your way to the ruins of Caunos, the rock tombs and mud baths. A lovely trip that takes all day.
    DAY 5 : Cold Water Bay (30 nm). Go for dinner in the restaurant on top of the hill with a spectacular view of the bay.
    DAY 6 : Sarsala (17 nm) is one of our favourite bays in the Fethiye Bay, a down wind trip to a beautiful bay with a good jetty with moorings.
    DAY 7 : Return to Fethiye (13nm).

  • Sailing Conditions

    Sailing conditions in Fethiye and Gocek

    Weather conditions are very favourable for a relaxed sailing holiday. Afternoon breezes from the west average Force 2-4 during the Summer. Temperatures are warmer than Greece with summer temperatures reaching 29-33°C. The sailing season runs from early May to late October.

    We have rated this destination a 'Level 1-2' (levels info) and you will need RYA Day Skipper or ICC qualification for bareboat charters from Fethiye and Gocek.

    For those wanting more support or who are looking for more of a social holiday then why not take a look at our Fethiye flotilla holidays.

  • Getting There

    Getting to Fethiye and Gocek

    Flights to Dalaman

    EasyJet have flights from Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. Jet2 have flights from Stansted and Manchester. Thomson have flights from Manchester and Gatwick.

    Transfers

    The transfer time from Dalaman airport to Fethiye marina is around 50 minutes and to Gocek around 30 minutes. 

"We spent a week in the company of Robert the skipper and Veronica the hostess on board Icarus sailing the north Ionian islands. Their hospitality was second to none, Roberts knowledge of the islands is amazing and Veronica laid on wonderful food and took care of our every need. The yacht is immaculate and very comfortable. The week went far too quick. We visited some amazing places and ate at some great restaurants. It was our perfect holiday experiencing something different every day. We hope to return again and would highly recommend."

Crewed Yacht Icarus 2018 - K.S.

Fethiye Yacht Charter prices

Yachts from Fethiye 2023 Prices shown are in GB£ per yacht for 1 week

Yacht details 18 Mar-20 May20 May-24 Jun24 Jun-29 Jul29 Jul-26 Aug26 Aug-23 Sep23 Sep-18 Nov
Model / layout Year Cabins WC
Oceanis 323200621117115051714178118381505
Sun Odyssey 32200521116214951705177118291495

Yachts from Fethiye 2023 Prices shown are in GB£ per yacht for 1 week

Yacht details 18 Mar-20 May20 May-24 Jun24 Jun-29 Jul29 Jul-26 Aug26 Aug-23 Sep23 Sep-18 Nov
Model / layout Year Cabins WC
Sun Odyssey 439201432279033243686380039712933
Sun Odyssey 419201632253330573419354337143048
Sun Odyssey 349201831166723332629273328482257
Oceanis 37201131161921522448253326382095
Cyclades 39.3200832221025142733280029712533
Sun Odyssey 36i201131152420382324239024861971

Yachts from Fethiye 2023 Prices shown are in GB£ per yacht for 1 week

Yacht details 18 Mar-20 May20 May-24 Jun24 Jun-29 Jul29 Jul-26 Aug26 Aug-23 Sep23 Sep-18 Nov
Model / layout Year Cabins WC
Oceanis 46.1201944361950865486559058384733
Cyclades 50.5200763305734293724389540573324
Sun Odyssey 490202244462950865657576258675352

Yachts from Fethiye 2023 Prices shown are in GB£ per yacht for 1 week

Yacht details 18 Mar-20 May20 May-24 Jun24 Jun-29 Jul29 Jul-26 Aug26 Aug-23 Sep23 Sep-18 Nov
Model / layout Year Cabins WC
Lagoon 400201254396253815800590560674905
Lagoon 380 S2200742308636384067416243333543

Yachts & Catamarans from Fethiye

FREE end cleaning. FREE outboard on yachts 50'+ & catamarans

 

Extras payable on embarkation:

YACHT SECURITY:

Refundable deposit €1000-2500 OR Non-refundable insurance on request.
COMPULSORY EXTRAS:

Service Pack (Including Transit Log)

2 Cabin £195, 3 Cabin £215, 4 Cabin £235, 5 Cabin + Cat £250
 
Fuel used (fill up on return)

Optional extras (i.e Outboard, SUP's etc) available on request.

SKIPPER: GBP875/week + food and drink + own cabin

(Crew change £25 unless a new Transit Log is needed)

 
 
 
 

Yachts & Catamarans from Gocek

Extras payable on embarkation:

YACHT SECURITY:

Refundable deposit £1300-2000. Non refundable insurance on request.

COMPULSORY EXTRAS:

Transit log, end cleaning, bed linen and towels, outboard - £200 up to 42', Over 43' and Catamarans £240

Fuel used (fill up on return)

Optional extras (i.e SUP's etc) available on request.
SKIPPER: GBP840/week + food and drink + own cabin
 

Prices may be subject to change.

Sailing Qualifications

To skipper a bareboat charter or flotilla yacht, you need to hold a practical sailing certificate equivalent to RYA Day Skipper Practical qualification or RYA International Certificate of Competence (ICC). For charters in Greece, you must now have the ICC certificate. You must also be assisted by at least one competent crew member over the age of 18.

The port authorities in Greece are now insisting on one of the following practical certificates: RYA ICC (International Certificate of Competence), RYA Coastal, RYA Yachtmaster, ASA IPC (International Proficiency Certificate) or the IYT (International Yacht Training) Passport. If you hold an RYA Day Skipper or ASA104 it will no longer be accepted and you need to obtain either an ICC or IPC from the corresponding issuing body (RYA or ASA). If your RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster or ASA105/106 certificate is more than 12 years old and does not have a photo ID, then we would also strongly advise applying for an ICC or IPC. If you are a member of the RYA or ASA, you may qualify for a discount or free certificate, otherwise, you will have to pay. The approximate cost is £50. Please use this link - RYA application for the ICC or ASA application for the IPC.

For charters in Croatia, Malta and the Canaries, at least one member of the crew or the skipper will also need a VHF licence.

RYA qualifications can be obtained by RYA sailing schools in the UK or alternatively choose from one of our overseas centres in Gibraltar, Greece or Turkey.

For Seychelles, the local authorities require an ICC for the skipper of a bareboat or flotilla yacht charter.

For Caribbean and Tropical charters, formal qualifications are not compulsory, however, you should be Day Skipper standard and be assisted by at least one competent crew. A brief sailing resume should be provided to outline your experience.

If you don't hold the relevant qualifications then why not add a skipper?

Sailing Levels

Level 1

Winds force 2-3 (4-11 Knots)combined with generally shorter distances. Good for beginner or intermediate sailors. Line-of-sight navigation but basic knowledge of charts and ability to plot your position required.

Level 2

Winds force 3-5 (7-21 Knots) with approximately 15-20nm per day. Intermediate experience required. Predominately line of sight navigation but an understanding of how to sail in open water.

Level 3

Winds force 4-6 (11-27 Knots) with mileage of approximately 20nm+ per day. Ideal for experienced skippers looking to venture out to new destinations. Day skipper standard but with experienced crew would be recommended.