Fethiye, Turkey

Sailing holidays

28 °C
Average temperature (Jun-Sept)
Sailing experience level
Day Skipper

The magnificent Turquoise Coast

Discover more than 600 miles of pristine shoreline along the Turkish Riviera from our base at Fethiye. Numerous secluded, white sand beaches are dotted along the coast just waiting to be discovered, while calm conditions and consistent winds make the Lycian Coast the perfect place for newly qualified sailors to cut their teeth. Click here for essential information about your Turkey sailing holiday

Fethiye’s large natural harbour is home to a number of small islands perfect for picturesque day trips. Head out along Turkey’s spectacular Turquoise Coast and you’ll find an area of outstanding natural beauty, historical importance and pleasant climate.

Marvel at the incredible Lycian tombs cut into the cliffs of Fethiye, the magnificent Manavgat waterfall in the East, the ancient Theatre of Myra in Demre, and the Acropolis and ruined city of ancient Xanthos. The Turquoise Coast is an incredibly varied coastal sailing destination, giving you the chance to experience Turkey’s cultural heritage, delicious cuisine, stunning scenery and rich history. From bustling towns to sleepy rural villages, welcoming restaurants to dive spots teaming with life, a Turkish sailing holiday has something to offer all tastes.

Suggested bareboat itineraries

Embark on Turkey’s famous Blue Voyage with a bareboat charter from Fethiye. Explore the Turkish Riviera to your own schedule, and head off into pristine turquoise waters in search of adventure. Bareboat sailing holidays offer you the ultimate freedom to sail at your own pace and to set your own agenda. 

Fethiye one-week bareboat

  • Lycian rock tomb
  • Explore ancient ruins
  • Turquoise Coast cruising
  • Pilloried Cove wreck diving
  • Snorkelling submarine caves
  • Picture-perfect coves and beaches
Itinerary details

Experience required

Sailing experience level
At least 5 days or 100 miles as skipper on an equivalent size yacht

Level 1 destinations offer the easiest, most forgiving sailing ideal for novices and less experienced sailors. Lazy line mooring, line-of-sight navigation and calm conditions mean you won’t sail outside your comfort zone.

Qualifications required

International Certificate of Competence
Day Skipper

To sail in this destination you'll need at least an ICC or an RYA Day Skipper qualification or above.

Skippered Holiday

Try a skippered holiday

  • Relax and let your skipper take charge
  • Be as hands on or laid back as you like
  • Learn from an expert skipper
  • Gain local knowledge and recommendations
  • Peace of mind and safety on the water
  • Discretion and privacy when you need it
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Sailing conditions

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Sarigerme (Dalaman)


YACHT Classic Hotel & Marina:
1 Karagozler Mah. Fevzi Cakmak Cad.
No: 24 Fethiye/Mugla, Turkey

Base opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Friday & Saturday: 8:00 am to 6:00pm. Sunday: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm in case of embarkation
This charter destination is closed from mid November - mid April.

Nearest airport
Dalaman Airport

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