Yachts require a Transit Log and
may remain in Turkish waters for up
to two years maintenance or for wintering.
There are certain ports licensed by
the Ministry of Tourist the storage
of yachts for a period of two to five
years. For further information and
regulations contact the marina concerned.
Upon arriving in Turkish waters, yachts
should immediately go for control
of the ship to the nearest port of
entry which are as follows: Iskenderun,
Botas (Adana), Mersin, Tasucu, Anamur,
Alanya, Antalya, Kemer, Finike, Kas,
Fethiye, Marmaris, Datça, Bodrum,
Güllük Didim, Kusadasi, Çesme, Izmir,
Dikili, Ayvalik, Akçay, Çanakkale,
Bandirma, Tekirdag, Istanbul, Zonguldak,
Sinop, Samsun, Ordu, Giresun, Trabzon,
Port Formalities: All the required
information concerning the yacht,
yachtsmen, members, intended route,
passports, customs declarations, health
clearance, and any obligatory matters
must be entered in the Transit Log.
The Transit Log is to he completed
by the captain of a yacht under a
foreign flag or amateur sailor acting
as captain of the vessel.
The Transit Log is completed upon
first entering a Turkish port and,
generally, it is necessary to contact
the Harbour Authority before leaving.
For information on tax-free fuel,
contact the Marina Harbour Office.
Note: If you have a certificate
from the Tourism Ministry Yacht Harbour,
you may take petrol at no charge,
provided you possess an official marina