The gulets/ketches measure 19 m to 26 m in length and have from 6 to 9 double cabins. Facilities onboard include VHF, a tape recorder, fishing equipment, masks, snorkels and flippers and there are sun mattresses on deck for those who wish to lie back and soak up the sun. A crew of 3 or 4 are on hand to cook and serve the meals as well as to sail the boat. There is a bar on board and payment is usually settled with the captain towards the end of the cruise.
The cruise itinerary is as follows (the captain may change route depending on weather conditions). Day 1, Bodrum Harbour: guests are taken to their cabins after 3.30 pm and service begins with the evening meal. Overnight stay. Day 2, Alakisla Inlet - Cokertme: explore the ruins of a Byzantine village. Overnight stay in Cokertme. Day 3, English Harbour: sail to Tuzla bay and stay overnight in English Harbour. Day 4, Karacasogut: sail to Karacasogut for a day and overnight stay. A trip to Marmaris can be arranged from here or there is an optional excursion by SUV. Day 5, Sedir Island - Longoz: visit an ancient Hellenistic-Roman site known as Kedrai (Kedra) on Sedir Island. Overnight stay at Longoz. It is possible to take a walk through the forest here. Day 6, Kargili Bay - Orak Island: sail to Kargili Bay then on to Orak Island for the rest of the day and an overnight stay. Day 7, Papuc Burnu Island - Bodrum: sail to Papuc Burnu and then on to Haremten Bay. Late afternoon sail to Bodrum and overnight stay in the harbour. Day 8, Bodrum Harbour: disembark after breakfast.
Most of the cabins are double bedded and have a private bathroom with a shower/WC; towels and bed linen are provided. Guests should please note that storage space is limited and that it is advisable to bring warm clothing for the evenings at the beginning and end of season.
Passengers can sunbathe on the deck, swim in clear, turquoise waters or make use of the gulet's fishing, snorkel and flipper equipment.
Meals are prepared on board and food is brought to the table where guests may help themselves.
Gulets and ketches used vary in style and décor and so may not be exactly as the images shown.