Ertan Beskardes in an amateur sailor based in Bournemouth UK and originally from Istanbul, Turkey.
He has his own company The Mess Dress Limited, military regalia.
He started sailing in a small rowing boat at young age in Istanbul Bosporus then continued in Christchurch England with a boat which he and his wife have built it in their back garden in 1998.
He then continued sailing with a Drascombe Cruiser, Parker 235 for 3 years. Last 5 years he has been sailing a Jeanneau SO 33, .
Beginning of 2017 Ertan started sailing full time, having left UK in the Spring time. Now the boat Lokum is in Alicante area.
With no time restrictions he is enjoying full time sailing.