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Professional Yacht and Sailing Instructor. Certified by the Turkish Yacht and Sailing federation (TYF) license number 0063 and the international Yacht Training Academy (IYTA) license number 8357.
Born in Istanbul; Cenk spend his childhood in bays of Kalamış, Fenerbahçe and Moda during winters and in Kumburgaz, Çınarcık and Şile in Istanbul immersed in the environment of sailing and sailing boats.
Cenk was originally a hydro dynamics engineer for 25 years. Since the year 2000 he started sailing which led him, in 2008, to teach several sailing and seamanship courses in the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas.
Certifications include TYF (Turkish Yachting Federation) YY5 Master of Yacht Offshore, IYTA Captain Instructor, ADB, KMT and SSI Open Water Diver.
He founded the Sailplus Yachting Academy in 2014. Besides the basic and advanced sailing and seamanship courses provided in Göcek, Bodrum and Marmaris; Cenk also provides open sea route training to locations such as Athens, Cyprus and Israel.
An accomplished writer Cenk has been writing a series of sailing stories for sailing magazines Yelken Dünyası, Motorboat & Sailing and Naviga since 2006. He published two books. One called “ARŞİPEL” ( ANCİENT AEGEAN SEA ) in 2018, one called “HER ŞEYİN İLACI TUZLU SUDUR” ( SALTY WATER IS THE ONLY PIL OF EVERYTHİNG) in 2019 and “SADUN BORO-Dümen Suyunda bir hayat”  ( SADUN BORO, A life at sea ) in 2020.

TYF YY5 Belge no: 0063
IYTA Master of Yacht Ocean Belge no : 11939
ADB Belge no : K400567301
SSI Belge no : 1250826442-TR


Professional Yacht and Sailing Instructor. Certified by the international Yacht Training Academy (IYTA) license number.
Born in Istanbul; Tanzer spend his entire life showing great interest to the sea and aquatic life. This interest solidified with him swimming, wind surfing, scuba diving and sailing every opportunity he got. He grew up in Switzerland, Germany and there after in Istanbul. He finished the Saint Joseph High School in Istanbul where he spend every summer at the Aegean and Mediterranean sea discovering the beauties of marine life.
After his University studies in Switzerland and USA he started working as a foodservice business and design consultant where he managed high end design projects worldwide. Tanzer who also is a wine and gastronomy expert returned to Turkey in 2014 where he decided to become a professional sailor and seaman. This is where he met his mentor Cenk Şahin and understood that he could not part with the sea ever again. Naturally he became a part of the SailPlus family.

IYTA Bareboat Instructor Belge no : 14021
ADB Belge no : K419008201
KM) Belge no : 402237901
CMASS :  15464421704



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