Gemlik – Bursa – Turkey
GPS : 40°25’24.0″N 29°09’05.0″E / 40.423333, 29.151389
GPS : 40°25’08.6″N 29°05’42.6″E / 40.419048, 29.095168
Focal Plane : 14 m, Tower Height : 12 m
Character : W. Fl. 10.0 Second, Flashing Character : 1,0 + 9,0
Visibility Range : 12 nautical miles
VHF Channel : 16
Call Sign : ” gemlik harbour ”
Main Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 40°25’23.7″N 29°09’03.7″E / 40.423256, 29.151020
Inner Breakwater Lighthouse
GPS : 40°25’22.6″N 29°09’09.9″E / 40.422932, 29.152751
Gemlik is a harbor town bordering the Sea of Marmara, at approximately 30 km from Bursa, 40 km from Yalova and not far from Istanbul. The harbour is one of the most important in Turkey. Gemlik is surrounded by Katırlı mountains Orhangazi region from east and gulf from west, from North Samanlı Mountains and from south wavy earth surfaces of Bursa.
Gemlik is the oldest settling area in Bursa city and its’ date of foundation leans on Aragonots in A.D. XII. Century. Gemlik is a unique place which was the mentioned Heredot’s legendary. Kara Murat Pasha captured Gemlik in 1333.
Name of Gemlik means a port where ships berth and a place of ship construction. Gemlik is the first yard of Turkish shipbuilders. Timbers which were coming from Inegöl were carried from Gemlik port to Istanbul. Bozburun was a region for manufacturing of oar.
Gemlik’s bordered by single and partly old chain of mountains just western part of Gemlik opens to always smooth and blue waters of Marmara Sea. Gemlik gulf feature generally is no wavy much and smooth. Gemlik Gulf with 35 km length from east to west, 10-15 km the width from north to south has a two fore land consequently it’s not much wavy sea.
Most of people have been working in agricultural business as a farmer here in Gemlik because of its agricultural works is plenty developed here in Gemlik. Growing of Apples, Peaches and Pears has begun in the last years.
Gemlik’s future of earth is convenient for every kind of vegetables which has been growing for making be canned food in environs of Gemlik for example: artichokes, fresh bean, tomatoes, cucumber, eggplant, pepper, pea.
Capacity : 60 Boats
Outer Breakwater : 90 m
Inner Breakwater : 30 m
Fish Sale Market
Administration : Gemlik Municipality
Shopping : Shopping Centers, Supermarkets, Stores, Shops, Markets
Repairing & Maintenance Workshops
Technical Equipment Shops
Accommodation : Pensions, Apart Hotels, Hotels, Motels, Holiday Villages
Dining : Restaurants, Cafes, Buffets, Bakeries
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Wi-Fi
Health : Health Center, Pharmacies, Doctors, Nurses, Dentists
Entertainment : Discotheques, Bars
Special Shopping : Olive, Olive Oil, Castile Soap, Silk
They are clean and have pleasant services. Fishes available due to seasons.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE MARMARA SEA
Minibus : Gemlik – Bursa
Bus : Gemlik – Bursa, Yalova
Ferryboat : Yalova – Yenikapı (İstanbul)
Seabus : Gemlik – Yenikapı (İstanbul)
Airport : Bursa Yenişehir Airport, Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, Atatürk International Airport