About Mavimar Yachting


Management Team


Ercan Erkut

Information Desk


English, Turkish, French, Italian

ercanerkut@mavimar.com   +90 533 938 0378

Ercan meets with you to learn of your specific needs and to suggest practical solutions. He briefs all trades people, and he inspects all work performed on your boat. He is a stickler for quality, and he approves all work before your final inspection.

Ercan has spent his life on the water. At the age of 13 he joined the Turkish Navy, and the next 20 years he spent as an officer serving on a number of naval ships around the world. He concluded his naval career as a Commander in the Turkish Coast Guard.ercan silv-lady

One of the first Turks to operate his own charter boats in the Aegean Sea, he had hands on experience working with all aspects of boat maintenance. He was the Captain on a variety of large yachts, sailing throughout the Mediterranean. For 20 years he worked in European boat yards involved in project management, design and construction, and sea trials of super yachts. In 2000, he returned to Turkey and established Mavimar to serve boat owners throughout the world.

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Styling Interiors Designer

Italian, English

In Turkey, Mavimar is proud to have exclusively the world recognised Italian boat designer, Aldo Viani. He has spent 25 years in yacht design.

As a boat stylist he creates your boat from scratch taking into account your wishes including the look and performance within your budget. He has designed some of the world’s finest luxury yachts.Creative Digital Camera

Aldo’s boat designs and interior designs have won him awards throughout the world. He holds a degree in Architecture in Florence.

He will devise for you the design including the general layout and the technical specifications. Whether you want a traditional or a contemporary style, a new galley or a complete refit, his expertise is invaluable.


Naval Engineer

English, Turkish

He is a former  naval officer,  he spent 12 years as a chief engineer serving on  many submarines around the world. He is holding ocean going chief engineer licence. Also he concluded his career as a mechanical engineer with a master licence.

He is very keen to follow every single detail of any project. He prepares all the drawings himself before starting any repair-refit works. He has a large knowledge about boat building and work well together as a team with Ercan.

He is an easy-going-person and it is a pleasure to work with him.



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Client Manager

English, Turkish, French, Italian

emilia@mavimar.com     +90 555 334 2997

Emilia manages the needs of clients, briefing and liaising with craftsmen and keeping you fully informed of the process.

For 12 years, she has been involved in managing the technical aspects of boat maintenance, repair and refit. As a result, she has a wealth of experience in various types of boats, project managing work and dealing with tradespeople. Emilia was born in Italy and educated in France. She taught French and Italian at a major high school in Italy.

Gultug Aksoy Erkut

Office Manager – Accountant

English, Turkish


Gultug carries out the account work. She is a specialist in this field and also follows the budget for each boat. She was graduated from business management school in England and has 18 years experience in the yachting business.