General - Yesilkoy Harbour lies on the Sea of Marmara. The harbour provides good shelter but swell from large commercial vessels can be a nuisance.
Position - 40º 57.2' N 28º 50' E
Charts, Pilots & Cruising Guides - See the following link for Turkey Charts
Approach & Entrance; Istanbul International airport lies 1 mile to the N of the harbour. The breakwaters are easily seen in the approach.
Berths - Stern or bows to on the S quay
VHF Ch -
Formalities - Harbourmaster. If clearing in or out of Turkey a yacht must go to the Yolculuk Salonu ferry terminal in the Karakoy area of Istanbul where the authorities are located.
Maximum Length - Not known.
Water - Can be collected in jerry cans.
Electric - No.
Diesel & Petrol - In the town.
Security - Not known.
Internet - Not known.
Other Facilities & Services - Toilets. Showers.
Chandlers/Ships Store - Not Known
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Marine Electronics - The Top Deals are on the Web!
Scuba Diving Gear - Get Offers Here
Fishing Tackle - Not Known
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Shopping - Good shopping 0.5km away including supermarkets and a fresh produce market.
Eating Out - Restaurants and bars around the harbour
Local Area - Istanbul is easily reached and there is much to do and see there. A guide book in recommended.
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