Category: Sailing News & Events

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Multiple Parties for Just One Regatta

Here is a story about everything but ordinary regatta that takes place between the Croatian islands of Dugi Otok, Ugljan and Pašman – Gladuša. The special thing about this small but interesting regatta is that there are live concerts and parties the night before the race. It is also a very traditional regatta so you won’t miss the traditional march Tovareća mužika or Donkey’s music.

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Navigare Necesse Est

NAS Sailing Center is an organization that offers you something completely different from standard yacht charter and sailing schools. With them, you can learn a lot about not only modern sailing but also traditional sailing, history and ecology.

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Wave Sailing Center

Wave Sailing Center is an established sailing center in the Croatian town of Šibenik, founded by four friends and experienced sailors. The center has already organized several very successful races, and offers one day and weekend charters aboard their Beneteau Platu25 yachts, as well as an advanced sailing course.

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Sailing Refreshment Program

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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Sailing with My Friends

My friends and I participated in the very first regatta of 2016 in Croatia. The race took place in the town of Biograd. Due to bad weather, only a handful of other participants appeared, but we had great fun nevertheless. Read about our adventure!

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Mrduja Regatta

Mrduja Regatta is the oldest and second biggest regatta in Croatia. It takes place in the first weekend in October, signifying the end of summer and marking the beginning of the racing season. The regatta starts from Split, passes between the islands of Brač and Hvar and then turns back. The winner of the 84th edition was Mate Arapov, but, when it comes to Mrduja, it is not that much about competing as it is about participating and preserving the tradition.

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Plastic Seafood

The fish market in Split has recently been richer for two new seafood stands. The offer at these stands consisted of all sorts of plastic packages, bottle caps, Styrofoam boxes and syringes, all washed up on the shore from the sea. This exhibition was part of a larger project, whose aim is to influence decision makers and general public to think about the human relation to the sea and nature in general because marine pollution is becoming one of the world’s most important issues.

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Choosing the European Yacht of the Year

To sell a product, it is, of course, necessary to advertise it first. One of the best ways of attracting buyers and users is by testimony. If someone people trust points out good characteristics of a product, this will have an effect on potential buyers. At boot Düsseldorf boat show, the European Yacht of the Year is chosen annually. Our experienced skipper trusts the show’s expert jury and strict competition rules. If a yacht is declared the European Yacht of the Year, that means it really is a fantastic product.

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Cleaning the Oceans: The Seabin Project

The Seabin is an automated marina rubbish bin that collects floating rubbish, debris and oil from the water. Its main purpose is to solve and prevent ocean pollution problems. It was designed to clean marinas, ports and yacht clubs, which are a perfect place to start cleaning oceans because there is no open ocean swells and storms, and the bin works in a controlled environment.

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St Nicholas: Busy Weekend for Croatian Sailors

St Nicholas’ Day is a busy day on the Croatian coast, especially if it falls on a weekend. St Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, seafarers and fishermen, which is why many sailing events are organized in his honor across the Adriatic. Some of the most interesting events include the 16th edition of Šibenik Regatta, St Nicholas’ Regatta in Biograd and one of the same name in Split. These races attract the best Croatian sailors and are some of the most demanding regattas in the Adriatic.