Yalıkavak Marina, Ranked Number 1 Worldwide for the 5th Time!

Turkiye’s Legendary Yalıkavak Marina has achieved a Historic Success as the Best Superyacht Marina of 2023

Yalıkavak Marina, which has been awarded multiple times by The British Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) as one of the most prestigious marinas in the world yachting industry, has once again achieved a historic success by winning the “Best Superyacht Marina of 2023” award in the “World’s Best Yacht Marina” selection.

Yalıkavak Marina, which continues to proudly represent Türkiye in the international arena as the World’s Best Super Yacht Marina, received the highest number of votes from boat owners and fellow sailors, bringing the most notable award to Turkiye for the fifth time.

Awarded by TYHA for “2022 World’s Best Superyacht Marina” and “Clean Marina,” as well as “Best International Marina 2020-2021” and “World’s Best Superyacht Marina 2018-2019”, Yalıkavak Marina has also become the first marina in Türkiye to be honored with the “5 Gold Anchors Platinum” rating by TYHA. The marina has now been crowned with the “Best Superyacht Marina of 2023” award.

Kenan Khudaverdiyev, CEO of Yalıkavak Marina, stated, “As Yalıkavak Marina, the first high-capacity superyacht marina in Turkiye and one of the top 10 marinas in the world, we are delighted to have received this prestigious title for our country for the fifth time, marking a legendary success. It is a great honor for all of us to see that the quality of services we consistently provide is acknowledged by our visitors through this victory. In 2023, in addition to hosting over 130 stores, restaurants, and two hotels, we had set new standards for our reliable marina services. With our position in the international marina arena, Yalıkavak Marina has become a regional hub. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Turkish people and our guests for this accomplishment.”


The winners of The Yacht Harbour Association Marina Awards 2023 were announced on September 20th at the Southampton International Boat Show. The ceremony was attended by TYHA Chairman Steve Arber and TYHA General Manager Jon White, as well as officials from over 200 Gold Anchor-accredited marinas from across the world. A total of eight marinas worldwide received awards. Yalıkavak Marina received the only award for Turkiye as the Best Superyacht Marina of 2023.