M/S SOUTHERN CROSS, for a whole week or just 4 days





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BLUECRUISE.ORG is a German-Turkish company based in Bodrum. We offer an attractive variety of gullets to suit individual needs and itineraries of our guests. All information provided is based on first-hand knowledge and our personal contact to the boat owners and their crew.

+90 (0)532 727 45 01
+90 (0)533 684 67 17

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"In many ways a gulet is like a full service hotel where every room has a sea view and the scenery changes constantly."

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5 reasons
to charter your own boat

It's just you, your family or your friends, the people you want to be with

It's your own floating villa

Away from the crowd, selecting your own itinerary

Live like a king on a comfortable modern yacht,
with a crew eager to pamper you and your company

Exclusivity: the Island, Beach or Bay, they can be yours

Just crossing the Gulluk Gulf and you will see Didim,
Priene and Milet

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How the legendary Blue Cruise has started

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Iassos - ancient Roman site, hidden in the Gulluk Gulf

Learn How To Sail a Traditional Wooden Gulet
Your Blue Cruise may be your very first sailing holiday, or you may be a professional skipper. Our captain is an excellent instructor and if you want to learn more about sailing a gulet, or have a go at the wheel of an indigenous schooner rigged wooden yacht, this is the place. Or perhaps you wish to learn how to moor stern to, Mediterranean style. Our crew will be delighted to show you, and you may be as `hands-on`as you wish knowing that you’ll still be well fed and watered.
The Ultimate Gulet Charter Holiday in Turkey
The magic of a personal, family or group private gulet charter is about enjoying time with people of your choice, indulging in personal service, full housekeeping, gourmet meals, absolute relaxation and a very flexible itinerary.

Ideal for a small party or a family or even honeymooners

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The gulet is ideal for a family wishing to sail the coast of Turkey, swim in secluded bays, enjoy lunches aboard to ashore, and meet the Turkish people.
M/S SOUTHERN CROSS" is an original classic Bodrum sailing gulet beautifully restored and updated. Eighteen metres long with four double cabins she is ideal for small groups or families looking for a sailing holiday. The two forward cabins have optional single bunk beds suitable for children. "Southern Cross" Timer provides comfortable accommodation for up to eight adults.

Two bathrooms are located between cabins, with standard push flush marine toilets and handheld showerheads. Delightful Turkish/Mediterranean cuisine will be prepared for you on board and at the best local restaurants en-route. There is a choice of international-quality spirits and liqueurs and world famous Australian and Turkish wines.

Your friendly Turkish crew will see to all your needs and they may call for volunteers when it comes time to hoist the sails.

The crew of three will see to all of your needs, but they may call on volunteers when it comes time to hoist the sails after lunch.

The M/S Southern Cross is ideal for small groups and families wishing a traditional sailing holiday. The food, hospitality and professionalism of our crew will be just as warm and accommodating as on our larger gulets, but without the fancier amenities you would expect with the higher end of the market.

M/S Southern Cross is not a new gulet, but a completely restored original classic.

For water sports: 1 canoe and snorkeling gear.

plenty of watersport on ALINDA

inviting aft table on SOUTHERN CROSS





N/S Southern Cross


cabin on Southern Cross








Embark / Disembark: Upon agreement to agreed harbour, date & time. Preferable Bodrum

Provisioning: Full-Board including Breakfast, Lunch, 5 o`clock Tee or Coffee, Dinner will be provided for 45,- Euro per Person / per day.

Decksplan and technical datas

18 m long and only 4 cabins ensures ample space


Length over all
Fresh water
Fuel tank
Crew Quarter

LOA: 18 m
Beam: 4.80 m
Draft: 1.90 m
Engine: 140 HP Ford
Total Sail Area: 120 sq m
Water: 2.5 tons
Fuel: 1.2 tons
Electricity: 12V

Equipment on board

Comfort/Recreation: Spacious sun deck area with sun mattresses and cushions, Sun awning, spacious dining area with bar and dining table. Accommodation Four double cabins for up to 8 guests. Forward two cabins have additional single berths.

This Gulet has all together two bathrooms with electric toilets.

Special Features Extensively modified for sailing with additional keel and rudder
extensions. Crew keen to sail and teach hands-on sailing.

Construction 1981 (Bodrum) Refit: 2002 and ongoing annually
HF radio telephone / wireless & GSM Radar / Autopilot / Music System / CD Players / Dinghy with outboard engine, Fishing and snorkeling gear
Ketch rig with Mizzen, Main and Genoa Stainless steel rigging, Generator,
fridge, 220 V inverter 24 & 12 Volt Charger, GPS Plotter, Depth sounder with fishfinder

Crew: 2 (Captain and cook) in separate crew quarters. Language: Turkish, English, very good )
Recreation: Library of fiction and guide books, Snorkels and flippers, fishing rods and lines,

The M/S SOUTHERN CROSS meets international safety regulations including life jackets, fire extinguishers and alarms.

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