Our Sailing Club Shines at Campus Cup 2017
Apr 20, 2017


We pitched our wind-filled sails toward the horizon, and we returned with placements from the Campus Cup race, where 32 teams from 21 universities participated.

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In the races, the 9th of which was organized this year in Marmaris, our sailing club members Ege Kınalı placed in the IRC O category with the vessel Victory and Cihan Akin placed in the IRC 1 class captaining the vessel Keyif 60. We also had 2 second place winners: One was the vessel Minx, under the captainship of Ömer Faruk Şanlıtürk with participation from students, placing in the IRC 3 class and the Armador team under the captainship of Beril Calışkan placing in the IRC 2 category.

These achievements of our sailing club students were featured on the website TürkSail which is one of the most important news platforms broadcasting in the field of sailing in our country. You can find the full list of other race details and winning teams here.

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Our Rector visits the champion captains

Our Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Karaca visited the captains of the winning vessels, Cihan Akın, Ege Kınalı, and Beril Çalışkan. At the meeting also attended by our Vice-Rector Prof. Dr. Telem Gök Sadıkoğlu and Advisor to the Rector, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülname Turan, the team captains requested continued support for our sailing teams from the Rector.

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