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Sailing Yacht Melek

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Yacht Name: Melek

Yacht Length: 56 m (184 ft)

Guests: 10 in 5 cabins

Crew: 10 in 5 cabins

Yacht Value: US$ 45 million

Owners Name: Turgay Ciner

Owners Net Worth: US$ 1.4 billion

Owners Company: Ciner Holding

Owners Country: Turkey

Turgay Ciner owns Eti Soda which is the world's second largest soda ash ore deposit in the world

The yacht Melek was delivered in 2010 by Perini Navi as their 50th yacht. Sailing yacht Melek is the ninth hull of the 56m series which started in 2003 with Burrasca. She is designed by Perini Navi together with Ron Holland who is responsible for the hull design. Melek’s hull and superstructure were constructed in aluminum at Perini Navi’s Istanbul-Yildiz yard. She has aluminum masts and a carbon boom. She has her own website. The yacht Melek is available for charter, enquire for your ultimate charter experience.

Turgay Ciner

Turgay Ciner is owner and president of the Ciner Group. The Ciner Group is one of Turkish biggest companies, with activities in mining, energy, media, textile and real estate. The group started in the 1980’s with importing Mercedes cars and spare parts. The Ciner Group quickly expanded to real estate and the textile industry. From the 1990’s the group started investing in copper mining, the Ciner Group is now Turkish largest mining group. The group is now also one of the biggest investors in Turkish media. Ciner owns the Haberturk newspaper and Haberturk website. In 2014 Ciner purchased the majority of the shares in Eti Soda, which produces Natural Sodium Carbonate and Sodium Bicarbonate. These products  are used to make glass, fiberglass, powdered detergents and other products    The Ciner Group has around 10,000 employees. Turgay Ciner also owns the Istanbul based football club Kasımpaşa Spor Kulübü . Turgay Ciner has an estimated net worth of USD 1 billion. Ciner owns a Gulfstream 550 with registration TC–TTC.

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Sailing yacht Melek, owned by Turkish billionaire Turgay Ciner

Turgay Ciner (Ciner Grubu başkanı) sahibi veya yat Melek


Lise öğrenciliğinde çay ocaklarında çıraklık yapmış olan Ciner, ticari yaşama üniversite yıllarında atılarak oto yedek parçacılığına başlamıştır.28 yaşında İstanbul Talimhanede bulunan dükkanında kardeşi Tuncer Ciner ile Almanya'dan Mercedes otomobil ithal etmeye başlaması ilk önemli ticari girişimidir.1988 yılında 32 yaşına geldiğinde Anadolu Endüstri Holding'in ortaklarından Osman Yazıcı ile birlikte ortak iş yapmaya başlamış olup, Anadolu Endüstri'nin Irak'taki taahhütlük işlerini devralarak 1990 yılına kadar Irak'ta anahtar teslim işler yapmıştır. Körfez krizi ile birlikte Rus pazarına yönelen Ciner, bölgede tekstil yatırımlarına başlamıştır. Türkiye'de ise Ceytaş, Mensucat Santral ve Penyelüks'ü satın almıştır.1995 yılında özelleştirilen Havaş'ın (Havaalanları Yer Hizmetleri A.Ş.) yüzde 60'ını 1998'de ise tamamını satın almıştır. 1997 yılında ise, İsviçre Havayolları (Swissair) ile işletme ortaklığına gitmiştir.

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Turgay Ciner’s private jet, a Gulfstream 550 with registration number TC-TTC . Photo: Ruslan Timerbayef

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Turgay Ciner (Ciner Grubu başkanı) sahibi veya yat Melek

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Perini Navi yacht Melek

56 meter Perini sail yacht Melek

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