Turkey: Life on a Gulet


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A gulet ("goo-let") is a small Turkish motor yacht, ours with 10 cabins and a crew of four. We spent a marvelous six days aboard.

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Bruce boarding the Berdusoglu (easier to type than to say!).

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38 mm 1/180 f6.7
We boarded in Marmaris, a bustling and charming resort town.

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We settled into the relaxed and casual atmosphere aboard in about 90 seconds!

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26 mm 1/126 f5.6
Ali and the Captain contemplate the best strategy for the evening as a storm is brewing in the area.

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We stop in a beautiful cove a mile or two across an inlet from Marmaris and are joined that evening by several other gulets seeking cover.

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Crew of the Berdusoglu: From right to left, the captain, the all around second mate, Savash, the captain's daughter who helps her husband, the cook on the left, with various duties.

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First of many daily dips in the Aegean/Mediterranean, temperature about 76 (F).