Since 13 years

Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup is an event started by ORG Sports in 2002 and sponsored by Garanti Bank since day one until 2012. BC is the top sailing event of Turkey and of the region and growing fast to be one of the main events of the world yachting calendar. Run on an exquisite spot, amid two continents; Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup is the most competitive sport event of the region offering a great amount of excitement to its audiences and sport marketing experts. Apart from that, Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup also aims to make sailing a popular sport among the citizens of ─░stanbul.

World famous sailors like Mike Sanderson, Lionel Pean sailed in Istanbul in 2013 and many athletes from Bulgaria, Greece, Russia and Italy usually attend the event as well. The main day of the event is Saturday, where around hundred boats sail between two continents and under the bridges of Istanbul. The magnificent buildings of Istanbul and the famous currents of the Bosphorus make this sail a very unique one and every sailor would be impressed and challenged by this experience. The overall winner takes home the perpetual silver Trophy - designed by Can Yalman and built in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul.