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B&G Vulcan 7

B&G produced something new for true sailors and competitors. Their latest chartplotter Vulcan 7 combines all essential data for sailors and provides smart functions such as Intelligent Sail Steering and Smart Manoeuvre along with the GoFree option. It could absolutely help you on the racecourse.

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Beneteau Platu25 – Guaranteed Excitement

Beneteau Platu25

Beneteau Platu25 is a sailing yacht recognized as a global sailing class and an excellent choice for rookies, intermediate sailors and experienced competitors. This ”fast beast” is perfect for crews of five and for daily or weekend sailing. Platu25 is a current growing trend among smaller yachts.

 

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“The Oasis of Life in the Middle of Nowhere”

Konoba ribarska kuca Niko

On the far south part of Pelješac peninsula, there is a small hidden bay, surrounded by mountains and hills – Kobaš bay. This bay also hides something every foodie would appreciate – Niko’s fishermen house. Here, you will not only eat delicious, homemade and fresh food, but also find out about the owner’s family history and tradition.

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Horror at the Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Life at sea is not always nice and easy and neither is life at the lighthouse. It can often be very hard and solitary with the lack of company. I recommend you not to read this post if you don’t like scary and tragic stories.

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How I Became a God

Hvar

In preseason, not all clubs and cocktail bars are open on the coast. That, however, does not mean that you cannot have an exciting nightlife experience. Take a look at this interesting story about a night out that happened to our skipper and his guests.

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Sailing Refreshment Program

Source: williamstownsailingclub.org.au

If you have a sailing license, but have never really sailed, or have not sailed for a long time, you might want to refresh your memory. To help you with that, there are a lot sailing refreshment programs, which usually last a week and will give you confidence to start sailing on your own again.

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For Those Addicted to Sailing

Tiwal 3.2

Tiwal 3.2 is a small sailing dinghy that comes in a kit, which means that you can put it together and start sailing after only 20 minutes. This inflatable sailing dinghy is meant for one adult person but I believe it could be safe enough for one adult and two smaller kids, since its transport capacity is up to 190 kg. Tiwal 3.2 is excellent for sailing enthusiasts and all who can’t live without sailing.

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Not as Salty as the Name Suggests

Slano

Situated north of Dubrovnik lies Slano, a deep bay sheltered from the winds and rough sea by surrounding hills and mountains. There is a good anchorage, as well as a waterfront mooring for yachts. A new ACI marina is opening there too. Riding a quad, cycling, trekking or just chilling out on one of the beautiful beaches in Slano are some of the activities you can do while staying there.

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Is Polenta an Aphrodisiac?

Polenta

Polenta is very simple to prepare and you can prepare it in many ways and serve it as a single dish or as a side dish. Here, you will find a recipe for polenta which is so tasty that you can serve it as a single dish.

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Roaring Waves and a Brave Captain

Storm in the Adriatic

Lighthouses are fascinating places, not just because of their function, but also because of their solitude. Living in a lighthouse may seem as an interesting feat, but it is not always quiet, relaxing and simple. Here is a story about a child who got ill on a lighthouse, and who could not be helped by the public services because of a terrible storm.

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