A Boat worth 1 Million Dollars Sent from Fethiye to Mexico
Guillermo Woodward Bojas, famous businessman of Mexico, has received the specially built motor sailor, 19 m long and 5.80 m wide which he had ordered to Atalay Gür from Gür Yachting at the Boat Yard in Fethiye, 10 months later.
Guillermo Woodward Bojas, famous businessman of Mexico, has taken the delivery of the hand-made motor sailor, 19 m long and 5.80 m wide which he had ordered to Atalay Gür from Gür Yachting at the Boat Yard in Fethiye, 10 months later. The motor sailor was all built by Turkish engineers and workers. It is reported that the cost of the motor sailor was around 1 million dollars. The luxury boat built at the boatyard in Karagözler District in Fethiye has been named “’Dueno del Mar”, which means the owner of the seas. The boat was taken from Fethiye to Göcek and brought down the blue waters from Turk Marin with a simple ceremony where champagnes were popped up. Mexican businessman Guillermo Woodward Bojas (70) who had ordered the boat was very happy when the boat launched. He was holding Mexican and Turkish flags and was given flowers. It is reported that the Mexican businessman has 11 fleets, wanted to order 3 more boats and was very happy to add such a beautiful boat to his fleet from Turkey. The motor sailor has a guest VIP section with 3 other cabins decorated with the latest technology and offering all the comfort. The boat is to be taken from Göcek to Istanbul and then to Miami; after it is displayed on a boat show in Miami in November, it will be sent to the fleet in Mexico.
COMPLETED IN 10 MONTHS
Yacht management owner Atalay Gür said the boat has been completed in 10 months: “This is our 4th boat that we send to international waters today. It is all hand-made and decorated with the latest technology. It has the satellite system and other requirements. It has been built for the special request of the Mexican businessman. The motor sailor has 3 cabins. It cost nearly 1 million dollars.”
“I WILL ORDER FOR NEW BOATS”
Mexican businessman said he was very happy to have a boat built in Turkey and added, “I would like to order more boats in Fethiye where I have made great friends with this commercial relationship. This is a beautiful boat for my fleet. It has been done just as I wanted. Today is very important for me. I am going to display this beautiful boat on a boat show in Miami in November.”
It is stated that the yachting firm having activities in Fethiye had also built hand-made boats to İtaly and private corporations before.