Yalıkavak Marina, the proud recipient of the “Super Yacht Marina of Year 2022” award from The British Yacht Harbor Association (TYHA), has been further honored with the 2023 Clean Marina Certificate.
Yalıkavak Marina was chosen by boat owners and sea enthusiasts in the “World’s Best Marina” voting organized by the widely respected TYHA. The Clean Marina Certificate is another remarkable recognition of Yalıkavak Marina’s commitment to excellence.
Yalıkavak Marina has been awarded with the TYHA Clean Marina Certificate in recognition of its commitment to sustainability and environmental protection. This certification, designed to increase the importance and awareness of the cleanliness of coastal and inland waters of the marina, is based on criteria such as marina assistance and safety, sustainable and renewable services, and guest satisfaction-oriented service. Yalıkavak Marina has been recognized for its professional approach to service and management that is both sustainable and environmentally friendly.
Yalıkavak Marina, Marina Director Deniz Akaltan is delighted to be honored with the Clean Marina Certificate, which is among the numerous awards they have received worldwide. Mr. Akaltan stated: “Bodrum is one of the most prominent destinations in Türkiye, and protecting nature and respecting the environment is our top priority in order to preserve and carry this identity to the future generations. We are associated with various international maritime organizations and communities, such as The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA), The Yacht Harbor Association (TYHA) and the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). We are in constant communication with this wide network around the world, and abide by international standards to conform to this new reality. We will work diligently to uphold our commitments to meet the criteria for both the Blue Flag and TYHA, as well as the Clean Marina Certificate.”
The Yacht Harbor Association (TYHA) is a leading international institution, headquartered in the United Kingdom, with hundreds of members from across the world. The organization is dedicated to upholding quality, safety, and service standards for marinas, and rating them according to the level of these standards. Türkiye is one of the member states of the association.
With the recent launch of its Clean Marina Program and Certificate, TYHA is continuing to drive its mission of sustainability. This program, which originated in TYHA Australia, has been extended to England, Europe, and the Middle East. It provides marinas with the essential information needed to protect the environment, such as black water treatment, proper management of segregated and hazardous wastes, prevention of spills, filtering, stopping drainage, using sustainable products, and preventing plastic pollution. With the Clean Marina Program, marine enthusiasts are able to live a more sustainable lifestyle.
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