Victory of GSYIAD Galatasaray At The First Ever Işıklar World Offshore Championship At Samsun
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Winner was Team GSYIAD-GS in the third race of the World Offshore Championship Season took place at Samsun -one of the most important cities in the history of the country-

While Joseph-Berna Muhlbauer with a time of (41.04,468) took the first place from fierce competitors Beşiktaş; Halic races double winners Murat Leki and Hamdi Kitapçı, Team Beşiktaş (41.42,500) took the second place. Third place was last year's champion team YKM Sports, Kerim Zorlu and Cengiz Cennetoğlu (41.45,078).

Within the celebration of May 19th Youth and Sports Day “Isıklar World Offshore 225 Championship Samsun Grand Prix” has started at Samsun where Istanbul Offshore Club included in the race calendar in the context of taking the sports to many different locations in the country.

At May 21-22 2011, the third race of championship was held at Samsun Harbor – Ilk Adım Square, Joseph-Berna Muhlbauer in GSYİAD – Galatasaray team with race number 5 clinched the victory and the countdown for start had began at 11.00am.

Teams competed for the qualifying session on the Black Sea's fast and short race circuit. Practice sessions and qualifying sessions lasted for in hour, GSYIAD-GS took the first place with 1:06,469, YKM Sports took the second place with 400splitseconds and Besiktas team took the third place. 10 boats were on the start line while Viking team was unable to race due to engine failure. Racers competed for 35 laps for the finish line.

German, Danish, American and Turkish pilots competed in the event. Besiktas, GSYIAD-GS, Olympique de Marseille, YKM Sport, WD40, Franke, Stihl, Lenore Yacht, Angel Yacht -1 ve Angel Yacht 2 teams will continue to compete for the leadership tomorrow as well.
People of Samsun's interest to the event -which took place with the contributions of Samsun Governorship, Samsun Municipality, Speacial City Administration, Chambers of Industry and Commerce and Commodity Exchange Union- was great. Istanbul Offshore Club added the title of organizing the first and only championship which offsets the carbon traces in the water continues for the 2011 season with the main sponsorship of Isiklar Holding A.S.,Architon, TLS, AnadoluJet, SIF-JCB, Nous and Ravelli’s sports CMS Media, Number 1, Powerboats&Yachts, Auto Guide, Home Cinema and official publishers Show TV- SkyTürk.


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