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Captain Derya KAYAN
Captain Derya was born in 1967. He is a very dedicated captain and leads his team with
discipline successfully. Being an experienced captain, Derya was appointed as the captain of GORA five years ago. He welcomed many guests and celebrities who left the yacht with great memories. His previous yachts on which he worked were S/Y Deniz for five years, M/S Batuhan for six years, Je T’aime for two years and M/S Nihavent for three years. He has been on GORA since the yacht was under construction . Derya is Turkish native and married, speaks Turkish and English.
Firstmate Fethi AktaÅ
23 years old Fethi is graduate of Maritime School in Yalova, and he is native to Bodrum town, his family is in yachting since his childhood, his father being a yacht captain, Fethi knows how to maintanin a yacht very well. He has worked on gulet Fortuna in his school years for 4 summers, doing 16-18 weeks of hard work and since 2018 winter he joined Gora.
Chef T. B.N.
World cuisine and English speaking chef will be contracted next week.
Stewardess Burcu BAYRAM
Burcu has an experience of twelve years as a stewardess/service person. She worked both in
Turkey and abroad during these years. Her biggest asset is her smiling face and eagerness to meet the guests’s demand. She speaks very good level of English and has been working on GORA for the last five years entering her 6th season this year.. Her previous experiences include restaurants at Antalya Airport International Terminal, Madran Palace Antalya, Aqua Marine Restaurant, Royal Caribbean Cruise (fine dining restaurant for four years), and Turkish Airlines before she stepped on GORA.
Housekeeper Gülsen Etik,
Gülsen also joined Gora this summer, last summer she was working on 40 meters Dragon Fly which operates in Croatia. Like the first mate, she is also graduate of Maritime School in Yalova , they were classmates, she speaks medium level English.
Engineer-Deckhand Bekir GOKTEPE
Bekir was born in 1985. He has been onboard GORA since the yacht was built. He is in
charge of technical and engineering parts of the yacht. The first thing he cares is the safety and comfort of the guests. He is married and speaks intermediate level of English.
Deckhand Gökhan AltÄ±n
Gökhan was born in MuÄla in 1996, he is in charge of watersports and has water sports instructor license. He is young and dynamic who likes swimming and any sports related to the sea. He does his best to meet the demands of the guests in order to make them enjoy the every moment of their holidays. This will be his first season on GORA, speaks good English.
Deckhand T.B.N .
Maritime school trainee deck cadet will join Gora in the high season.