Ecce Navigo 35m

Category: Motor-sail Yachts,

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Name Ecce Navigo
Type Motor-sail Yachts
Guests 10
Where East Mediterranean
Weekly rate from €40,000

Ecce Navigo is a beautifully appointed contemporary take on the traditional Turkish gulet.

A traditionally styled, 34-metre wooden sailing ketch, Ecce Navigo (Latin, ‘Here I sail’) has been thoroughly well engineered to offer luxurious accommodation both above and below decks together with superb performance, stability and comfort while underway.

Ecce Navigo is characterised by world-class facilities, service and cuisine, with specialized itineraries designed around the client, from cultural tours to water sports, hiking to holistic massages, swimming to yoga.

Her spacious interior has been handcrafted and finished in rich mahogany, resulting in living spaces that are both impressive yet intimate.

Three master cabins and two double cabins, each with its own en-suite bathroom and adjustable air-conditioning, provide spacious and inviting accommodation for up to ten guests.

Built and launched in 1997, Ecce Navigo was completely refitted in 2011 with the latest navigational technology and a sophisticated on-board entertainment system. The large saloon is superbly laid out with generous dining, bar and relaxation areas.

There are two main decks: the spacious aft deck has comfortable seating, a large dining table and a tail deck for sunbathing, while the forward deck area offers vast spaces in which to relax and a perfect table for cocktails and nibbles.

Ecce Navigo is based on Turkey’s dramatic Lycian Coast, sailing from her home port of Gocek.


Tender & Watertoys Entertainment

Dinghy 5.2 m, 100 hp Yamaha

Large-screen LCD TV

Water skis

DVD players


Satellite TV


iPod connectors


Wireless internet connection

Two kayaks


Snorkeling gear


Foam water noodles



Ecce Navigoʼs experienced crew works as a professional team under the expert shore management of Captain Bilal. Captain Gökhan and Chef Mehmet head up the six-strong crew consisting of one English-speaking stewardess, one Turkish maid and two deckhands, all fluent in English.


Captain Bilal has been sailing the Turkish Mediterranean for many years and is familiar with every beautiful bay, remote cove and hidden restaurant along the coast. He knows all the best spots where to drop anchor for the best snorkeling or cliff jumping and when to lift it again to catch the afternoon breeze. He will ensure that guests are taken to view ancient rock tombs in the cliffs and that the itinerary is tailored to their requirements.  A quietly friendly man with a warm smile, Captain Bilal manages Ecce Navigo and its crew ashore in a calm and effortless manner, giving confidence to all those who sail on board.


Born on March 15, 1987 in Burdur, Turkey and educated from 2001 to 2004 at the Ortaca High School. Early on he started his marine life on sailing Yachts. From 2004 to 2010 he was trained on high quality Gulets as a Seaman and first mate. He joined our ‘’ Ecce Navigo ‘’ team in 2010  as first deckhand. After three years he then went to do study for his certificates to achieve his Yacht Captain Licence. Captain Gökhan is also qualified in Diesel Engine Maintenance. His first yacht as a captain was a 25m Gullet then followed by a 30 m S/Y which operated along the Turkish Coast, Aegean Sea and Croatia for Charter. He knows the best bays, restaurants and the various highlights of the region well. He likes marine life very much and loves to sail.


Chef Mehmet Yavuz has worked his magic in Ecce Navigo’s galley kitchen for over eight years creating dishes that are as beautiful to the eye as they are on the palate. Each meal is a reason in itself to celebrate as you sit with friends and family in tranquil turquoise bays, light breezes and olive trees caressing your soul.


The moment you step onto the boat, Selda will greet you with a smile and a refreshing drink. She has been serving on Ecce Navigo since 2005 and has a brilliantly intuitive sense of her guests’ needs and wishes. Within a few days Selda will know exactly how you like your coffee, where to find your misplaced sunglasses, and the perfect moment to bring out some tasty nuts and olives… You will wonder how you ever survived without her.

Born in Istanbul, Selda studied business administration and has worked in the tourism industry for over 12 years. Her English is perfect and she dabbles in many other languages as well. She is also very sweet and helpful with young children.

To enquire about this yacht or to discuss creating your bespoke dream holiday, please get in touch.

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