Istanbul to host Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup 2015

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

Bosphorus Cup

With sailing fans, sport fans and Istanbul lovers are eagerly waiting the 14th edition of the Bosphorus Cup, an important brand in international sailing world that will be organized on May 28-31 this year with the sponsorship of Turkcell Platinum.

Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup, which is an important international sailing race of Bosphorus Strait organized by Turkish Sailing Federation in cooperation with ORG Sports, will again turn Bosphorus Strait into a visual festival with colorful boats.

Around 100 boats and teams from 30 countries are being expected to participate in this year's “Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup 2015”. The event will start with preliminary elimination off Caddebostan coast the first two days. The winner of the races will be entitled to take the world famous Bosphorus Cup Trophy home. With the amazing structures and beauties of the Bosphorus and fantastic background created by judas trees, both the people of Istanbul and all sailing fans watching the race will feel the spirit of “Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup 2015”.


"Our organization is one of the most challenging sailing races in the region, bringing together the people of Istanbul with the sailing sport and also contributing to the city's publicity in the world" says Orhan Gorbon, the founder of ORG Sports. "Sailing is fun to watch and is environmentally-friendly. And we are very proud of organizing this big race in the Bosphorus Strait for 14 years".

Dilara Demir Kısakürek, Turkcell Marketing Director, stated that Turkcell Platinum has been offering speed, comfort and joy to its customers' lives for 10 years. "We designed Turkcell Platinum as a world of privileges where our customers can meet all their communication needs and find privileges and opportunities to enhance their lives in many areas" she said. "Bosphorus Cup has become a prestigious event that has been continuing for years and followed on an international scale. We are very happy to give our name and support to this organization. Our customers can learn more about our surprise offers and anything they wonder about Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup via our Twitter account and Platinum application. And our customers who want to watch the race live have just to follow our Platinum application or Platinum website."

“Turkcell Platinum Bosphorus Cup 2015” is also being supported by Zekeriyaköy KÖY project, TAV Airports, Nespresso and The Grand Tarabya. The event is hosted by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and Turkish Saling Federation, and its main media partner is NTV Sport TV. Other media sponsors include GQ and MotorBoat & Yachting.


Thursday, May 28            Practice Race - Caddebostan Coast

Friday, May 29                   2 Races - Caddebostan Coast

Saturday, May 30             Bosphorus Race - Beşiktaş - Tarabya

Sunday, May 31                                2 Races - Caddebostan Coast

Bosphorus Cup watching track:

Spectators can watch the race best from Ortaköy Square, Akıntıburnu - Arnavutköy, Aşiyan, Tarabya Bay.

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