Organized for the 34th time this year in the Bodrum district of Muğla, the 'American Hospital The Bodrum Cup' sailing competitions started on October 18, 2022 with the the first day race on Bodrum-Çökertme stage.
With the participation of an average of 70 sailing boats, a total of 1,500 sailors participated in the day stage. The Bodrum Cup Honorary President Erman Aras, who stated that there is a high level of participation from abroad, said, "All the races along the Aegean and the Mediterranean consist of 5 stages in total. The races will continue on an average of 80 miles for a total of 5 days. Bodrum Cup is a complete sea feast."
The 34th American Hospital the Bodrum Cup started with the race stage on the first day
In Bodrum, the heart of sailing yachts and gulets in Turkey, the first stage of the “American Hospital The Bodrum Cup” sailing races, organized for the 34th time in 2022, started today. Muğla Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Osman Gürün, Bodrum District Governor Bilgehan Bayar, Milas District Governor Mustafa Ünver Böke, Milas Mayor Muhammet Tokat, Bodrum Deputy Mayor Tayfun Yılmaz, The Bodrum Cup Honorary President Erman Aras, The Bodrum Cup Committee Chairman Süleyman Uysal, various racers and participants. Due to the death of 41 miners in the mining disaster that occurred in the Amasra district of Bartın, the race protocol members left wreaths from the boats near Karaada, and then a moment of silence was observed. After the sirens sounded, the first day stage of the 34th Bodrum Cup sailing races Bodrum-Çökertme started. In this stage, 70 boats and approximately 1,500 racers participated in the race.
'We Add Power to Blue'
Mentioning the importance of sustainable seas and blue, The Bodrum Cup Honorary President Erman Aras said, "We are together again in a beautiful Bodrum morning. We are starting our 34th year, Bodrum Cup is 34 years old. 70 participating boats, organization teams and their support boats, together with more than 100 magnificent boats. We are in Bodrum again with a group. Our race, which takes place along the entire Aegean and Mediterranean coast, consists of 5 stages in total. We will have completed 80 miles during the race, which will last for 5 full days. Bodrum Cup is a classic maritime festival. We have always talked about the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. Thanks to the Mediterranean, tens of thousands of families make a living, but for this to continue, we need to protect these seas. If we can protect the blue, future generations can benefit from these riches. Therefore, as The Bodrum Cup team, we continue to say: Let's protect the blue. We have been performing together with local and foreign racers for 34 years. We have 1 foreign-flagged participant boats and more than a hundred foreign guests.”
The Bodrum Cup Committee Chairman Süleyman Uysal said, "Today is the starting day of the 34th Bodrum Cup, we will start in front of Bodrum Karaada. This year is a very important year for us, we are experiencing a year in which a significant number of competitors participated after the pandemic. On this occasion, "We are making the start of the 34th Bodrum Cup today with a high number of fleet team and competitors. We were together with all the participants last night. All of them are very excited, besides, the increase in foreign participants has accelerated. As of now, approximately 1,500 competitors are on the sea." .
In my article about the news of the 33rd Bodrum Cup
held in 2021, last year's race information is available.
When is the Bodrum Cup?
The 34th American Hospital The Bodrum Cup Sailing Races will be held in Bodrum on October 18-22 in different stages around the peninsula and will end with the award ceremony to be held at Ağanlar Shipyard in İçmeler on October 22, 2022 at 19:30.
What does The Bodrum Cup mean?
It is an organization organized by Era Bodrum Sailing Club for the first time in 1989 to teach and popularize sailing to sea lovers and professional boaters. Bodrum Cup has come to this day uninterruptedly since then, with the efforts of all sea lovers.
34. Bodrum Cup 2022 Stages
Tuesday, October 18, 2022: Bodrum - Çökertme Stage
Wednesday, October 19, 2022: Çökertme - Kisebükü Stage
Thursday, October 20, 2022: Kisebuku - Gumusluk Stage
Friday, October 21, 2022: Gumusluk - Bodrum Stage
Saturday, October 22, 2022: Bodrum - Bodrum Stage
An Unexpected Loss at The Bodrum Cup!..
His condition deteriorated on the boat he competed in at the American Hospital The Bodrum Cup held in Bodrum. Despite all the efforts of the boat crew, Nihan Eren could not be saved and lost her life. Dr. The sudden death of Nihan Eren saddened her friends and competitors.
In The Bodrum Cup, the Çökertme-Kissebükü stage was completed today, the racers reached Kissebükü Bay in the evening. A competitor on the boat named Cape Horn, which participated in the race in the Cruiser class, Dr. Nihan Eren fell ill around 21.15 in the evening. Bodrum Marine Rescue Teams, who reached the fleet after the call for help from the boat personnel, reached the boat within 4 minutes and intervened with Ms. Nihan. Transferred to the sea ambulance belonging to Bodrum Marine Rescue Association, the health ministry personnel brought Eren to Bodrum port by making the necessary interventions at the scene. Referred to the American Hospital, Dr. Despite all the interventions, Nihan Eren could not be saved and lost her life. Dr. Nihan Eren was working as an airport physician at the Port Clinic in Milas-Bodrum Airport and it is estimated that she died of a heart attack during the race.
In the competition program, the 22.8-mile Kissebükü-Gümüşlük route will be completed tomorrow at the By The Sea stage. On October 21, we will depart from Gümüşlük for the 14.8-mile Çağdaş Holding stage, which will be completed in Bodrum. The last race of the festival will be the Anadolu Sigorta stage and this stage will be held on the Bodrum-Bodrum route on October 22.
The competition will be completed with the award ceremony and the concert of the Athena group at Ağanlar Shipyard after the last day stage.
The Champion Has Not Changed In Bodrum Cup
The final stage of the 34th American Hospital The Bodrum Cup has been completed. After the competitions, at the end of the general classification, Hızır-1 tirhandi won the first place. At the end of the races, “Hızır 1” boat won the first place in the general classification. "Hızır 1", who was the champion in the general classification last year and the previous year, won the 3rd championship and earned the right to carry the regatta flag for life.
34. American Hospital The Bodrum Cup 20202 Results
According to Bodrum Cup General Tipping Results; HIZIR 1 boat number 10 came first, boat number 1 BODRUM (STS) came second, boat number 2 GARA POŞET came third.
Except that; TAKE IT EASIER boat number 76 placed fourth, boat number 88 JASMIN 1 fifth, boat number 7 SAYMUR 1 boat sixth, boat number 3 BASTARDA seventh, METRO GRANDİ boat number 73 eighth, boat number 36 GARGANTUA boat number ninth, boat number 48 USTA K tenth.