"The nights of the Mediterranean are darker and deeper than other nights. 

The stars are close enough to be held when the hand is stretched out."
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus [Author, Researcher]


"On the Mediterranean, the sea that Homer calls violet or wine color, you will see the indigo blue where dark blue is mixed with purple."
Azra Erhat [Author, Archaeologist]



In the spring of 1945, a letter came to Sabahattin Eyuboglu, the Director of the Translation Department, Department of World Classics at Ministry of National Education in Ankara. 

This is an invitation to the first Blue Journey.

Cevat Sakir,  a Turkish author and researcher calls his friends to Bodrum, the ancient Halicarnassus, the home... 



The singular design of the Gulet, Turkey's indigenous sea-going vessel, blends practicality and tradition in a relaxed style that embodies the Blue Journey. 

Over the years Gulets have evolved from traditional fishing and cargo vessels into their present profile of a broad beam and wide deck...


Constructed mainly in the shipyards of Bodrum, Bozburun, Marmaris...

A Unique Yacht Charter Vacation


JOURNEY-into-BLUE offers charter information on a wide range of Gulet yachts. Learn about our charter programs, and contact us for a quote.

All-inclusive Gulet Yacht Charter Concept

Captain + Crew + Gourmet Chef. 

All Meals, Snacks and Beverages + Fully Stocked Bar based on local products.

Watersports Equipment (please ask for the availability).
Air Conditioning + Free Wi-Fi.
Housekeeping Services.

Most Marina Fees + Fuel (4 hours cruise per day).


A great Crew is the centerpiece of any all-inclusive charter, and the expert Crews are some of the best in the region.  

Gourmet Cuisine

A Crewed All-inclusive Gulet Yacht Charter is built on fine dining. 

With trained gourmet chefs from all over the world, you are sure to enjoy carefully crafted meals tailored to your personal tastes.

Your Journey-into-Blue Crewed Gulet Yacht Charter blends the comfort of luxury vacations with the spirit of adventure travel. Aboard your private Gulet yacht, you'll enjoy the nautical skills and local knowledge of your captain, while your gourmet chef surprises you again and again with delectable meals tailored to your particular tastes.


A Crewed Gulet Yacht Charter delivers the ultimate all-inclusive vacation on the water aboard your own private Gulet. Complete with a professional captain and his/her crew included a gourmet chef, your group of up to 12 will enjoy spacious accommodations and a premium, personalized yacht charter experience which brings the Mediterranean Lifestyle on board.


In general, the charter period is one week which starts on a Saturday at 16:00, ends on the next Saturday at 10:00.
However, please ask for a charter less or more than one week and/or starting on any other day if possible.
You can charter a Gulet yacht on an All-inclusive, Full-board or Yacht+Fuel+Crew Only basis.

Blue Journey Routs

You can simply choose from over 15 amazing Blue Journey Routes or design your own one on the Mediterranean throughout South West Coast of Turkey and the Greek Islands.