It is one of the Turkish Straits, along with its counterpart, the Bosphorus. It is located at approximately
The strait is 61 kilometres (38 mi) long but only 1.2 to 6 kilometres (0.75 to 3.73 mi) wide, averaging 55 metres (180 ft) deep with a maximum depth of 103 metres (338 ft).
A sea pilot boarded to handle the ship during her passage and together with ship's Bridge Team, they worked for a safe transit.
We had a very fair weather when we transited the Canakkale strait en route to Ambarli port. It was a very refreshing afternoon, watching the blue sky above, the blue waters below, on board the blue hull ship. While all the things I see around me are colored blue, my life is not. It's as colorful as the rainbow, actually, it's a matter of perspective. I am humbled by the learning experience of this voyage.
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