ABOUT US
Mermaid National Women Sailing Cup which has been organized since 2016 become an International in 2020 as the very first Women Sailing Cup in Turkey. It is organized under the umbrella of Turkish Sailing Federation. The Cup’s mission is to develop the interest and awareness of women for sailing, to create a supportive platform for new women sailors and create public awareness. By becoming International and reaching out global women sailors, Mermaid National Women Sailing Cup expands its mission.
PARTICIPATION CATEGORIES
Participations are made in 4 categories: International , Corporate , Individual & Universities. INTERNATIONAL Category ; Sailing team members should have min 16 h training. In the need of a boat and supervisor rental service the teams will be provided with the options from the local Sailing-Training Schools. CORPORATE Category; 1) Corporates with existing women's sailing team and 2) Corporates considering establishing a new women's sailing team INDIVIDUAL Category; Women interested in sailing can form a team and participate in the Cup by taking fundamental sailing training, supervisor and boat rental services. UNIVERSITIES Category; Universities sailing club's can participate with their girls sailing team.
SPONSORSHIP
“The Mermaid International Women's Sailing Cup’’ aims to increase women's interest in sailing, to train new sailors and to create the platform for international women sailing teams to unite and contribute to the common mission. Within the scope of the cup, there are opportunities for cooperation in the categories of right of name and main sponsorship, co sponsorship and service / product sponsorship. Institutions who want to sponsor can reach us at info@denizkiziyelkenkupasi.com.
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As the very first National Women Sailing Cup in Turkey , “The Mermaid International Women Sailing Cup’’ aims to expand its coverage and reach international women sailing teams to join and share its mission for developing the interest and awareness of women for sailing, to create a supportive platform for new women sailors and create public awareness.
The Mermaid International Women Sailing Cup will take place for the seventh time on 3-4 September 2022. The Cup also aims to support and motivate international women sailors.
Creates a platform that enhances the ability of women in business life to colloborate, reach the targets, become a worrior against challenging conditions and unite with nature.
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ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE

Diana Misim

She transformed the passion of sailing and the excitement of racing into a dream of National Woman Sailing Cup and brought to life in 2016. Diana Misim after her 23 years of professional career as a Sales Rep. at IBM to Koç-Bryce’s General Manager, in 2008 she has established her own Guru Management Consulting, Coaching and Mentoring Services company. Acts as Executive and Leadership Coach, Organization & Relationship Systems Coach, Internal Coach & Mentor Supervisor, Internal Mentoring Programs designer, and Change Management & Process Development Facilitator
(www.guruyd.com.tr) & (diana@guruyd.com.tr)

diana@denizkiziyelkenkupasi.com


Arzu Çekirge Paksoy

She shared the dream of National Woman Sailing Cup and brought to life in 2016. Arzu Paksoy, worked as Sabancı Holding Corporate Communications Director and Press Consultant of the late Sakıp Sabancı for 16 years. As a Founding Partner of Turkey’s first social responsibility-oriented (focused) company, ARPR Communication Consultancy, serves and gives consultancy to many national and international companies. Arzu Paksoy also has a column and writes in Posta Newspaper and is the editor of the Corporate Social Responsibility Page.
(www.arpr.com.tr) & (apaksoy@arpr.com.tr)

arzu@denizkiziyelkenkupasi.com


Serap Gökçebay

During her 25 years of professional career, she served as Corporate Communication Manager for leading multinational brands such as Toyota, GM – Opel and  McDonald’s. Gokcebay also acted as a Board Member and Board of Trustees in various NGOs, such as RMHC Turkey and TUHID. In 2011 she became the Founding Partner of the Turkey’s first social responsibility-oriented (focused) company, ARPR Communication Consultancy. Serap Gökçebay is giving communications lectures at  Universities and she is also a licensed sailing racer.
(www.arpr.com.tr) & (sgokcebay@arpr.com.tr)

serap@denizkiziyelkenkupasi.com