Şarköy – Tekirdağ – Turkey
GPS : 40°36’31.8″N 27°06’34.4″E / 40.608844, 27.109564
GPS : 40°33’23.4″N 26°59’44.5″E / 40.556499, 26.995705
Focal Plane : 32 m ( 105 ft ), Tower Height : 10 m ( 33 ft )
Character : W.FI.(3) 10.0 (3 white flashes every 10 second), Flashing Character : 0.5+1.5+0.5+5.5
Visibility Range : 16 nautical miles
VHF Channels : 16
Call Sign : ” sarkoy harbour ”
Main Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 40°36’29.4″N 27°06’36.7″E / 40.608153, 27.110201
Inner Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 40°36’32.4″N 27°06’38.4″E / 40.608998, 27.110673
Şarköy is a seaside district of Tekirdağ Province situated on the north coast of the Marmara Sea in Thrace in Turkey. Şarköy is 86 km west of the town of Tekirdağ, and can be reached either by the inland road or by the winding coast road, which goes on to Gallipoli. The district includes 60 km of coastline for tourism, fishing and prawn fishing.
The land is cultivated, vineyards and olive groves near the coast, with sunflowers, wheat, barley and tobacco inland. The land behind the coast has the right micro-climate for vineyards and wine-making. Şarköy is known for its wine and holds a wine festival each autumn.
The City has a little jetty and pretty narrow lanes and a fishermen harbor.
Capacity : 200 yachts
Outer Breakwater : 100 m
Inner Breakwater : 90 m
Administration : Şarköy Fishery Products Cooperative
Shopping : Supermarkets, Stores, Markets, Shops, Fish Market
Repairing & Maintenance Workshops
Technical Equipment Shops
Accommodations : Hotels, motels, pensions, apart hotels, rental houses
Weekly Market : Every Friday
Beach : Blue Flag Municipality Beach – Sandy beaches, clear water
Health : Hospital, Health Center, Pharmacies, Doctors, Nurses, Ambulance
Entertainment : Bars, discotheques, Night Clubs, Tea Gardens
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet
Fish Market : Fishermen Shelter
Wine Festival : Autumn
Special Shopping : Wine, Vinegar, Grape, Prawn, Fish, Grape Molasses, Prawn
Şarköy has the longest beach in Turkey, the 12th longest in the world and in 2006 was awarded a blue flag.
The Friday Market is a huge, outdoor market in Şarköy. It is imperative to wear cool clothing and comfortable shoes. Drink plenty of water to avert dehydration whilst you are browsing. Market sells fruit, vegetables, fabrics and some clothes – for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to fake designer goods and last year’s must-haves. Some of its specialities are sports wear, linen, tablecloths and there’s household goods, too. The market is held in and around Şarköy main shopping street.
Turkish Hamam in Şarköy or Turkish Bath is the direct successor to the Roman bath and has had a special place in Turkish tradition for hundreds of years.
Fish Restaurants are very famous with their fishes, cooking and services. Fishes available due to seasons.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE MARMARA SEA
Şarköy – Tekirdağ 86 km, Istanbul 220 km or 90 Nmile by sea.
Motorboat : Şarköy – Avşa Island, Marmara Island
Minibus : Şarköy – Tekirdağ
Bus : Şarköy – Tekirdağ, İstanbul, Gelibolu
Airport : Çorlu Airport, Atatürk International Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International Airport