Queen of Karia Luxury Gulet Yacht Charter from Bodrum, Turkey.
Queen of Karia is a magnificent 35 meter transom stern Bodrum gulet with majestic lines and a powerful presence at sea and in port. She has a spacious aft Master cabin and a forward portside VIP cabin. The Master has a Jacuzzi bath. There are also two comfortable twin cabins and a double with a king size bed. Each stateroom has its own en-suite bathroom with massage control showers, hair dryers, remote controlled climate control, DVD/TV, minibar, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors. For the coming season, she will be operated by our good Turkish friends, Dina Street and Dave Stanley. From Bodrum, Turkey, they are an experienced yacht charter company. In addition to operating their own yacht, the Southern Cross Timer, they manage several gulets for other owners.
LOA 35 m
BEAM 8 m
ENGINES 2 x 440 HP MAN
GENERATORS 2 x 20 KVA
FUEL 8000 Liters
WATER 15,000 Liters
SAIL AREA 800 sq m
SPEED 13 knots
VHF radio telephone – GSM telephone
Full Navigation equipment
DVD – Stereo Music System
Refrigerator – Deep freeze – Ice maker
Washing machine – Dish washer
Continuous hot and cold water
220 V electrical supply
Full bar facility. Cappuccino coffee maker
Windsurf – canoe – water ski – Jet ski
Fishing equipment – Snorkeling equipment
Tender with 15 hp engine
Speed boat with 115 hp engine
5 cabins comprising of:
2 master and one double cabins with king-sized double beds and 2 cabins with twin beds.
All cabins have en-suite shower, push flush toilets, hair dryers, individual remote control.
Air-conditioning (hot-cold), satellite TV, DVD system, mini bar, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors.
2 of the double cabins have en-suite Jacuzzi
Air-conditioned inner saloon.
Spacious sun deck
Jacuzzi and seating area on fore deck.
Separate crew quarters.
Who was the Queen of Karia?
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Artemisia I of Caria, is known through the writings of Herodotus for taking the side of the Persian king Xerxes during the Greco-Persian wars. Her father was the satrap of Caria and her mother was from the island of Crete. She took the throne after the death of her husband, as she had a son, named Pisindelis.
She fought at the naval Battle of Artemisium and the naval Battle of Salamis at 480 BC as a commander in the Persian navy. She was the only female commander according to Herodotus.
Her grandson, Lygdamis II, was the ruler of Halicarnassus when Herodotus left. Herodotus praises her decisiveness and her intelligence and emphasizes her influence on Xerxes.
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