Born in 1946 his love of the sea began soon after in 1950 during a voyage from Istanbul to New York on board the Turkish Maritime Lines vessel Tarsus. Through out his life Cetin has enjoyed his passion for the sea by vacationing on board yachts or by the sea. He bought his first yacht, a 10meter motor yacht, in 1991 then bought his second yacht, a 21meter Gulet, in 2002.
Cetin studied at Talas and Tarsus American college after which he went to Middle East Technical University to study Business Administration majoring in Finance. For 30 years he was an employee of the successful multinational company Unilever. During his time at Unilever Cetin worked in a multitude of positions and traveled extensively throughout the world. Cetin’s final position at Unilever before retirement in 2002 was as Business Group President for Diversey-Lever, a company with 12000 employees operating in over 150 countries around the world.
Cetin set up Mural Yachts with his two sons in 2005 where he aims to build top quality yachts infused with his own personal experiences of the sea.