She got into sailing in 2008 and took part in many Mediterranean regattas: Marmaris Race Week, Rodos Cup Regatta, Bodrum Regatta, Gocek Regatta, Marmaris Israel Xmas Regatta. Mayisa participated in one of the biggest sailing events in the world – ARS 2010 (annual transatlantic regatta Atlantic Rally of Cruiser).

In October 2010 Mayisa together with her husband Cumhur Gokova went on a round-the-world voyage on board of 40-foot yacht GOKOVA that lasted for one year and a half. Her impressions are described in the book “First Caucasian Woman Who Sailed Around the World” written by Mayisarat Gokova.

Currently Mayisa is an instructor in the International Sailing School. She teaches students in Russian and English languages. By March 2012 she has logged 30000 nautical miles under the sail.