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Marina life in Marmaris was like it is in many small towns - friendly, sociable where one often walks to town and uses the same barber for the whole season. And of course, parties and exercise classes fill many hours for many of us.


Marmaris town

Marmaris Waterfront

Marmaris Yacht Marine

Locals playing backgammon

Gulets on the town down

Rain, Storms and lots of Sun

Long Passages set up for rainy winter living

Boat sunk in gale force winds over 50 knots

Sunday BBQ held the 1st Sunday of the month at Netsel Marina

Master chef, Dan, of S/Y Dakare cooks up the BBQ fare

Social Activities 2004-2005
There was a very active social life amongst the yachties spending the winter in Marmaris.


Peter, skipper of Voyager celebrating New Years

Peter (Voyager) and Ligia (Quest) celebrating the New Year

Jeanette (Voyager) enjoying New Year's party

Peter's 70th Birthday party on Long Passages

Janet (Chanticleer) helping cut the cake

Mike and Ligia sell Quest - we temporarily say "goodbye"

Traditional Turkish foods served at a special dinner for cruisers

A musical group played traditional music with Turkish instruments

Great Turkish foods

Nasili (Marmaris Yacht Marina office manager) tells us about the foods.

Partying onboard Aluchio with Rama and Martin and Italians Lino and Claudia of Lumo d'faro.

Rama keeps the pina coladas coming

Ladies coffee group at the local carpet shop

Learning about Turkish carpets at Silk Road Carpets

Very attentive audience of lady cruisers

Using our new found knowledge to appraise the carpets

We were even shown an Turkish antique rifle.

Pasta Making Day
Luisa, S/Y La Piatta, who is Italian, shows us how to make fresh pasta

Luisa teaching how to make pasta

Adding eggs

Kneading the pasta dough

Lots of kneading

Making noodles



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