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Ramazan CEPEL

Ramazan CEPEL

Owner / Founder

Unlimited Master STCW 95 A-II/2. Born in 1966. Graduated from ITU Maritime Faculty on 1987. Worked as Captain on Merchant Ships (with LOA more than 200 meters) for more than 20 years.

He founded Yeni Vira Marine School in 2006 and also working as Instructor himself in YVMS. He is fully certified as Unlimited Instructor both from Government of Turkey and IYT WW.

Levent BAKTIR

Levent BAKTIR

Co Founder – IYT Partner School

Unlimited Master STCW 95 A-II/2. Born in 1967. Graduated from ITU Maritime Faculty on 1988. Having extensive experience as Captain on Merchant Ships (with LOA more than 200 meters) & Mega Yachts.

Also worked as top Management level on Merchant Maritime, Marinas and Yacthing Industry. He founded IYT WW partner school within Yeni Vira School in 2011.

He is fully certified as Unlimited Instructor both from Government of Turkey and IYT WW.

Onur SANAL

Onur SANAL

Principal

Born in 1970. Graduated from AU Faculty of Business in 2000. Operated and worked on a Charter Yacht (Gulet) for 4 years.

She joined to Yeni Vira Marine & Sailing School as Manager on 2006 and promoted to School Principal on 2007.

Zerrin SOYLUGİL

Zerrin SOYLUGİL

Coordinator

Born in 1957. Graduated Izmir Girls College. She has great experince on Tourism & Yachting Sector over 20 years in management level in Southern Turkey and Canada as well.

She is working at Yeni Vira Marine School for 3 years as IYT Coordinator.

Ümit Yaşar SÜRÜCÜ

Ümit Yaşar SÜRÜCÜ

Senior Instructor

Unlimited Master STCW 95 A-II/2 Born in 1970. Graduated from ITU Maritime Faculty on 1990.

He has performed Marine service as a Officer, First Mate & Captain on Merchant Ships (LOA more than 200 meters) & Yachts for more than 15 years.

He is fully certified as Unlimited Instructor both from Government of Turkey and IYT WW.

Tevfik Belek ÖZTÜRKCAN

Tevfik Belek ÖZTÜRKCAN

Instructor

Unlimited Master STCW 95 A-II/2 – Born in 1970. Graduated from ITU Maritime Faculty on 1991. Worked on cargo ships as officer and captain over 15 years.

Qualified and worked professionally as Scuba Instructor as well. He is fully certified as Unlimited Instructor both from Government of Turkey and IYT WW.

Hasan ARSLAN

Hasan ARSLAN

Intructor

Unlimited Chief Engineer STCW 95 A-II/2. Born in 1964. Graduated from ITU Maritime Faculty on 1991. Having extensive experience as Chief Engineer on Merchant Ships (with LOA 180 meters).

Also worked as inspector at ships, ground Office. He is fully certified as instructor from Government of Turkey. He is working within Yeni Vira team as STCW and Engine Instructor since 2015.

Mert TORAMAN

Mert TORAMAN

Instructor

MCA approved IYT Professional Instructor qualified up to Master of Yachts Limited Sail level, holding Turkish Yachtmaster licence as well.

Born in 1976, he graduated from İstanbul Bilgi University International Relations Department in 2000.

He worked for multinational corporations and as a manager in manufacturing industry before becoming a sailing instructor.

Rudy COLSON

Rudy COLSON

Instructor

 

Oceangoing captain, Master of Yachts Unlimited and STCW 95 certified by IYT Canada and MCA UK.

Instructor for skipper trainings up to IYT Yachtmaster Power and Sail and ICC Power & Sail, Coastal & Inland.

Graduated in Physics and Engineering and was active in aircraft piloting and global corporate management.

 

Eren KIRDIM

Eren KIRDIM

Ship & Yacht Agency Representative

Born in 1988. He is student of Logistic at Anadolu University.

His occupation is Yacht, Ship and Container since 2011. He is working as agency representative district of Aegean& Mediterranean for Yeni Vira.