What is Gulette?
A gulette is a yacht typically built of pine wood and styled with pointed fore and round aft.
Traditionally they have been built in Marmaris (Bozburun) and Bodrum area in Turkey and hence are referred to as "Bodrum-type" yachts or " Gulettes"; sometimes also referred to as 'Caiques'. Each one is equipped with one or two masts but of the weight, they are in fact more suitable for cruising than for sailing. They have superior sea going quality are very comfortable, offering large living areas, wide sun decks, spacious cabins, WC/ showers and a sun aft deck furnished lounge area. A gulet is a traditional handmade wooden boat equipped with masts.
The most common gulets have 6 to 8 double cabins and so accomodate max. 12 to 16 passengers. Unlike cruises on large ocean liners, on a gulet you can explore the secluded and often deserted bays, coves and islands of the spectacular Turkish coastline. You will see a hidden Turkey, beautiful beyond belief, and most of it completely unseen by the average tourist! During the day there are plenty of chances to swim and snorkel in the clear blue waters or explore the natural and historical sites along the way. Features of a gulet include an interior salon/bar area and a fully equipped galley. All cabins have en-suite with hot and cold running water. There are 1 or 2 sundecks with comfortable sunbeds and a canopied aft deck with cushioned seating, freezers to keep drinks cold, and a CD/cassette player. The gulets come with facilities for outdoor and indoor dining. Also a dinghy with outboard, a ship-to-shore radio,mobile telephone and life jackets are on board. All the boats are government approved with fully qualified captains.
Mostly there is a wooden or steel belt covers around yacht that for safely for Kids ages 02 – 07 years old. We always say Welcome and a big kiss to childrens.
No experience of boats is required. All you need to do is relax!
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