Monday, December 1, 2014

About Gulets

Turkish Gulet is a wooden motor sailing yacht built for cruising the coasts of the Mediterranean. The meaning of the Gulet name derives from the French goelette that means schooner. The classic Gulet is best known for its low-to-the-water profile and roomy hull, rounded stern.
Bodrum, Fethiye, Antalya and Marmaris are the towns in Turkey famous in gulet building. Gulet construction process nearly takes one year. She has the heritage of those ancient boats which sailed across the Aegean and Mediterranean seas for thousands of years.The original gulet has the rounded aft but also flat backed style Gulets (Ketch) are existing.


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