Mustafa Kemal is a global marina consultant, He is the former of D-Marin. He has also served as the general manager of Camper & Nicholson Network and the marina manager of Setur Marinas.
Mustafa’s entire life is about sailing. He first started sailing when he was just seven years old. It was only natural that he would become a maritime industry leader, growing up with a naval architect father. He even met his wife during a sailing regatta.
With his vibrant and positive energy, Mustafa Kemal manages to talk about the harsh current situation with such depth and sensitivity, explaining each topic from all perspectives and giving us food for thought.
In a short conversation about yachting and COVID-19, Kemal introduces nothing less than deep and beautiful philosophy and all of that with a smile. He believes that COVID-19 is teaching us a lot of valuable lessons in terms of self-sufficiency and sustainability and hopes that the new generation of sailors will bring sensitivity to nature and the environment.
Join Shlomie to this “The Future of the Industry Series” episode to understand the current global situation inside the maritime industry better and to learn more about what will happen in marinas moving towards the future.
What’s happening in yachting and in the maritime world right now? (3:14)
Will domestic travel by boat be the first to return to business and why it’s safer than air traffic? (05:26)
Environmental-friendly boating in Turkey (08:17)
The meaning of freedom, luxury, sustainability, our connection to nature & death (10:42)
Why is there an increase in yacht sales? (14:00)
Will marinas adapt to technology? (16:13)
The role of boating in Kemal’s personal life & career(17:00)
Where is the maritime industry going? (19:00)
What COVID-19 is teaching us (20:40)
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