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BOSPHORUS CUP

Dear Friends;

After sailing at a very competitive level at various international events, I have decided to host a similar event on the magical waters of Istanbul.
It was in 2002 when we created Our brand name ‘’Bosphorus Cup’’ and started as a one day event on the Bosphorus with a superb prize giving ceremony at Reina Club of Istanbul.
Since then Our event grew each year, slowly but surely. Today, we are very proud to own one of the top events of the world and surely the most exciting one of our region.

Needless to say; sailing on the Bosphorus between two continents (Europe and Asia) with the busy traffic; active currents of the Black Sea and the stunning background is very special.
It is also very tricky and challenging even for the top professional sailors of our planet. During the past 22 years, we have managed to put together a super competitive event. It is not easy to win the Bosphorus Cup and lift the custom made perpetual trophy.

The most successful sailor so far is ”Levent Peynirci” and the most successful design is the one of ”Farr 40’’.
Yet many competitive sailors from all over the world come and compete to win the trophy.
Lots of social events and parties create a stunning atmosphere during the for day event.

We hope that one day you come and enjoy the event together with us;
In the mean time; we send you best wishes and love from the shores of the Bosphorus;

FOUNDER OF THE BOSPHORUS CUP ISTANBUL

The Perpetual Trophy

The perpetual Bosphorus Cup Trophy was designed by Can Yalman and produced in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul in 2004. The first holder of the Trophy in 2002 was Mr. Bülent Atabay with his Dubois One Tonner Orient Express III. Since then the Trophy is awarded to the overall winner of IRC classes within the Bosphorus Cup. This elaborate trophy highlights the prestige of the race.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

PLEASE SELECT THE YEAR

2023 WINNER

Boat Name

FENERBAHCE 1

Boat Type

STIMSON 46

Owner/Skipper

BARIŞ KONCAGÜL

2022 WINNER

Boat Name

COCA COLA ICECEK - DAS

Boat Type

A35

Owner/Skipper

YASAR DOGA ARIBAS

2021 WINNER

Boat Name

ASTERISK

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

HASIP GENCER

2020 WINNER

Boat Name

SETUR MARINAS CHEESE

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

LEVENT PEYNIRCI

2019 WINNER

Boat Name

ISTANBUL CERRAHI CHEESEE

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

LEVENT PEYNIRCI

2018 WINNER

Boat Name

ISTANBUL CERRAHI CHEESEE

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

LEVENT PEYNIRCI

2017 WINNER

Boat Name

ORIENT EXPRESS VI

Boat Type

FARR 55

Owner/Skipper

BULENT ATABAY

2016 WINNER

Boat Name

ORIENT EXPRESS VI

Boat Type

FARR 55

Owner/Skipper

BULENT ATABAY

2015 WINNER

Boat Name

ARKAS FLYING BOX

Boat Type

KER 40

Owner/Skipper

ARKAS SAILING TEAM

2014 WINNER

Boat Name

GARANTI SAILING FENERBAHCE 1

Boat Type

STIMSON 44

Owner/Skipper

OGUZ AYAN

2013 WINNER

Canceled due to Istanbul Gezi Protests

2012 WINNER

Boat Name

GOBLIN III

Boat Type

DUBOIS ONE TONNER

Owner/Skipper

AYDIN YURDUM

2011 WINNER

Boat Name

PROVEZZA

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

ERGIN IMRE

2010 WINNER

Boat Name

PROVEZZA

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

ERGIN IMRE

2009 WINNER

Boat Name

KOMET CHEESE

Boat Type

BENETEAU 34.7

Owner/Skipper

LEVENT OZYORUK

2008 WINNER

Boat Name

MATMAZEL

Boat Type

MAT12

Owner/Skipper

TOKA SAILING TEAM

2007 WINNER

Boat Name

PROVEZZA

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

ERGIN IMRE

2006 WINNER

Boat Name

OGUZHAN TOO

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

SEDAT GULCAGLAYAN

2005 WINNER

Boat Name

PROVEZZA

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

ERGIN IMRE

2004 WINNER

Boat Name

OGUZHAN TOO

Boat Type

FARR 40

Owner/Skipper

SEDAT GULCAGLAYAN

2003 WINNER

Boat Name

IDEFIX

Boat Type

IMX 40

Owner/Skipper

NAZLI IMRE

2002 WINNER

Boat Name

ORIENT EXPRESS III

Boat Type

DUBOIS ONE TONNER

Owner/Skipper

BULENT ATABAY

HIGHLIGHTS

Bosphorus Cup

RACING AREA

Bosphorus Cup

RACING SCHEDULE

Bosphorus Cup 2023

Wednesday, 20 September 2023
20.00 | Skippers Meeting
Kalamış 39 Otel (and/or Online on Zoom)

Thursday, 21 September 2023

Practice Races
Caddebostan Area

Friday, 22 September 2023

Race Day 1
Caddebostan - Prince Islands - Kalamis

Saturday, 23 September 2023

Race Day 2 - Bosphorus Race
Bosphorus

Sunday, 24 September 2023

Race Day 3
Caddebostan Area

SOCIAL SCHEDULE

Bosphorus Cup 2023

Wednesday, 13 September 2023

11.00 | Press Meeting and Cup Handover Ceremony
Ciragan Palace Kempinski

Monday, 18 September 2023

12.00 | Partners Workshop
Setur Kalamis Marina

Thursday, 21 September 2023

11.00 | International Sailor’s Breakfast
Istanbul Yacht Club / Istanbul Yelken Kulubü

Thursday, 21 September 2023

20.30 | Owner’s Cocktail
Baylan Patisserie Galataport

Saturday, 23 September 2023

11.00 - 17.00 | VIP Race Watching Party
Ciragan Palace Kempinski

Saturday, 23 September 2023

20.30 -24.00 | Sailor's Party
Galatasaray Sailing Club FUAYE Restaurant Kalamış

Sunday, 24 September 2023

13.30 - 17.30 | BC Celebration Day Boat Party
Near the racing area (Starts from Kalamis Marina)

Sunday, 24 September 2023

19.00 | Prize Giving Ceremony
Setur Kalamis Marina

Accommodation

Bosphorus Cup  is happy to assist you with your accommodation needs. Please feel free to contact us for more information about hotels.

Contact info

info@bosphoruscup.org

PRESS RELEASES

SEE MORE
September 25, 2023

Press Release Day 3 : Three races beneath Hagia Sophia on the Bosphorus Cup’s final day

September 23, 2023

Press Release Day 2 : First points on the board ….

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