Golden Horn Energized By “Işıklar World Offshore 225 Championship”
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Organized by Istanbul Offshore Club and hosted by Fatih Municipality, the first race of the 2012 season of “Isiklar World Offshore 225 Championship” to start at Halic.

20 pilots on 10 completely prepared powerboats will be racing in the “Fatih Municipality Grand Prix 1 -2” which will take place on May 5-6 as part of the 14-race championship. Pilots from Spain, Italy, Puerto Rico, Portugal and Turkey will compete in the first leg of the championship which will be run on a racecourse of 3.92 km.

Both days of the races which will participated by teams YKM Sport, Beşiktaş - Miele, GSYIAD - Galatasaray, Lenore Yacht, Efe Project / Mitsubishi Electric Racing Team, WD40, Angel Yacht, GHB Offshore Racing Team and ECI will begin with technical inspections in the morning and continue with official practice and qualifying rounds. The adrenaline-filled races will start at 2.00 pm.

The championship organized by the supports of Işıklar Holding-Architon (main sponsor), AnadoluJet (Official Carrier), Edox (Official Timekeeper), Petrotürk (Official Fuel Supplier), Sonax (Official Supplier of Cleaning Products), Safter (Start Boat Sponsor), SIF-JCB ( Co-sponsor), Portaxe (Official Banquet Sponsor), Ravelli (Official Clothing Sponsor), Mer Denizcilik (Pontoon Sponsor), Show TV - Skyturk360 (Media Sponsors), Powerboats & Yachts magazine (Official magazine Sponsor), Number One (Official Radio Sponsor) and CMS Media (Digital Media Sponsor) will be run in 8 cities around Turkey. The route that begins with Istanbul will continue with races to be held in Samsun, Elazığ - Tunceli, Van, Erdek, Mersin and end in Gaziantep.