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HPYF Regatta 2008

The first High Point YachtFest regatta was held in Gocek, Turkey between 18th - 25th October.  With four boats participating, we visited some of the most beautiful bays in the Fethiye area (Cold Water Bay, Kapi Creek and Firsherman's Bay) and the town of Fethiye as well. We were warmly welcomed by local supporters everywhere. The event was a success with everyone enjoying their time in Turkey immensely.

Below is the list of crews participated in the High Point YachtFest 2008:

Bavaria 39c 'Aegeria' Skipper: John Hall-Hall, Foster Wheeler

Bavaria 42c 'Nautical Dreams' Skipper: Duncan McPhee, CB&I

Bavaria 42c 'Olympus' Skipper and the new COMMODORE: Martin Suter, Aker Solutions

Bavaria 42c 'Coromandel' Skipper: Berthold Schultz, Stulz Gmbh Klimatechnik and Interoute

High Point 2008 Results and Route (6 MB PDF file)

Commodore's letter

As I write this report as the winner of the 1st High Point Yacht Fest, and rumour has it, commodore for 2009, I can still hardly believe my achievement and the wonderful holiday we all had... I must say at this point, that the High Point organisation was notably very efficient, leaving nothing to chance and with no hidden surprises...Rabbit starts, once we got the gist, made for safer sailing too. Another beauty of smaller fleets is that ...

Please click here to see the full report from Martin Suter, Commodore HPYF 2008

Log book

View HPYF 2008 Log book


View HPYF 2008 Gallery - Gocek Turkey

View HPYF 2008 Gallery - Bodrum Turkey