Karamürsel – Kocaeli – Turkey
GPS : 40°44’24.0″N 29°30’48.0″E / 40.740000, 29.513333
Focal Plane : 12 m ( 39 ft ), Tower Height : 9 m ( 30 ft )
Character : W. Fl. 3.0 Second, Flashing Character : 0,5 + 2,5
Visibility Range : 10 nautical miles
GPS : 40°41’37.8″N 29°36’37.3″E / 40.693819, 29.610361
VHF Channels : 16
Call Sign : ” karamürsel marina ”
Marina Main Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 40°41’37.9″N 29°36’40.4″E / 40.693850, 29.611207
Sail Club Main Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 40°41’36.9″N 29°36’32.5″E / 40.693578, 29.609041
Karamürsel is a town and district located in northwestern Turkey, in the province of Kocaeli. It is on the coast of Izmit Bay and has beautiful shores. Karamürsel is historically known as The Town of The Wrestlers.
Handmade silk carpet production (the famous Hereke rugs are produced here too), fruit production (cherry, peach, plums, figs, pears, apples), and olive production are sources of income for the locals.
MARINA & SAILING PORT
Capacity : 40 Boats
Safety & Security
Radio & Communications
WC & Shower
Administration : Karamürsel Municipality
Reparing & Maintenance Workshops
Technical Equipment Shops
Shopping : Supermarkets, Shops, Stores, Markets
Accommodation : Pensions, Hotels, Motels, Apart Hotels, Rental Houses
Dining : Restaurants, Buffets, Cafes, Bakeries, Fish Restaurants
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet
Health : Hospital, Health Centers, Pharmacies, Doctors, Nurses, Dentists
Entertainment : Discotheques, Bars
Special Shopping : Handmade silk carpets, fruits and olive
Local Market : Every Tuesday and Friday
It has been well-known with its fish restaurants that also attract customers from nearby area.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE MARMARA SEA
It has a famous basket known as Karamürsel basket, which is mainly used in collecting fruit like cherries, etc.. The characteristic of this handwoven basket is that it looks small to the eye but has a much bigger capacity than one would think.
KARAMÜRSEL SAILING CLUB
Karamürsel Sailing Club which was established in 2004 in a flurry with just four Optimist and a prefabricated shed located in Karamürsel, the pretty holiday district of the City of Kocaeli, has now been expanded to new facilities and a completely modern infrastucture as part of the municipal marina project.
The club who has 39 TSF – licensed sailors as of March 2009 owns 14 Optimists, two Lasers and two Pirats. The club, with its new facilities including a administration office, cafe, restaurant, bar, WC, shower, club house, ramps, dockage, pier, lighthouse, repairing and maintenance workshhop, dressing rooms, showers, training center and restaurant, is now much better equipped and experienced for large scale event organizations.
Karamürsel – Yalova 32 km, İstanbul 100 km.
Seabus : Karamürsel – Yenikapı (Istanbul), Karamürsel – İzmit, Değirmendere, Gölcük, Yarımca, Ulaşlı, Darıca, Hereke
Fast Ferryboat : Karamürsel – Yenikapı (İstanbul)
Bus : Karamürsel – İzmit, Yalova
Minibus : Karamürsel – İzmit, Yalova
Airport : Bursa Yenişehir Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, Atatürk International Airport