Begüm Yachting: Setting the standard for luxury yachting experiences along the Turkish coast

Founded in 1997 by Begüm Doğulu, Begüm Yachting has established itself as a prominent player in the luxury yacht industry, driven by a deep passion for yachting and an unwavering commitment to the highest standards. Originally based in Kuşadası, Turkey, the company has expanded its operations, setting up branches in key coastal cities including Istanbul, Didim, Bodrum, Marmaris, Göcek, and Antalya.Begum Dogulu, CEO and founder of Begum Yachting

Begüm Yachting stands out as the largest superyacht and charter agent along the Turkish coast, offering a comprehensive range of services tailored to meet the diverse needs of its clientele. Specialising in superyacht agency services, the company has served over 1000 superyachts, including notable vessels such as the 90-metre Oceanco superyacht Dar, the Lürssen 90.1-metre superyacht Ice, the 73.51-metre Nobiskrug superyacht Mogambo, the 99.15-metre Canadian Vickers superyacht Christina O, and the 96-metre Devonport superyachts Vava II.DAR yacht cruising Moreover, Begüm Yachting extends its expertise beyond superyacht agency services to include comprehensive yacht management for a fleet of 22 yachts. With a dedicated charter department, the company showcases a remarkable track record, organising approximately 40 charters each season, underscoring its expertise in the sector.Barka shipyard facilties Responding to the increasing demand for Turkish shipyards to meet European standards Begüm Yachting launched Barka Shipyard in 2005 on the Bodrum peninsula. The shipyard has successfully completed refits on 80 superyachts and constructed and delivered four new yachts, including two 36-metre schooners, a 40-metre steel motor yacht, and a 35-metre motor yacht. Specialising in super yacht refits ranging from 30 to 100-metres, Barka Shipyard ensures each project meets the highest levels of quality and craftsmanship in every project.Njoy yacht undergoing maintenance at Barka shipyard Lady Lucy yacht refit at Barka shipyardFurthermore, Begüm Yachting ensures its yacht construction and refit projects, meticulously adhere to the highest standards set by the global class organisations including CE, Lloyd's Register, RINA, ABS, MCA, and Bureau Veritas. This rigorous compliance ensures quality and customer satisfaction, affirming the company’s emphasis on maintaining quality yachting experiences.Lady Lucy yacht refit at Barka shipyardAlaska of Georgetown yacht refit at Barka shipyardLooking ahead, Begüm Yachting has a new 35-metre yacht under construction, scheduled for launch in the summer of 2025. Additionally, the company is the exclusive distributor of Mercedes-Benz yachts in Turkey, recently unveiling its new model, the Arrow 460 GT 001, at the Bosphorus Boat Show in February. The Arrow 460 GT 001 promises to redefine luxury yachting with its elegant design, cutting-edge technology, and comfort, offering discerning clients the ultimate yachting experience.Begum yachting Mercedez motor yacht at Bosphorus yacht show

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