Tagged: Adriatic Sea

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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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Not as Salty as the Name Suggests

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 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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Discovering Island Interiors

When people visit islands on their sailing trips, they oftentimes just stick to the coast and the nearby restaurants. That is a shame because island interiors can hide just as spectacular secrets as the coast. One of the great ways to discover entire islands is by bike. Read our skipper’s suggestion on what to see withing some of the Croatian islands!

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I Want to Fly the Helicopter, Too!

Some distant and unpopulated Croatian islands are home to big lighthouses, which have their own keepers. Sometimes, an unpredictable situation may occur, and the keepers and their families need urgent medical assistance. In that case, call a helicopter!

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A Lighthouse or a Secret Love Nest?

First data on lighthouses in the east Adriatic dates to the 3rd millennium B.C. Those buildings were stone made constructions on the top of hills above natural ports. Ancient people used to burn bonfires there and call it ‘the lighthouse’.

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Central Adriatic Route – a Little Bit of Everything

Central Adriatic is regarded by many to be one of the most interesting sailing destinations in the world. Visiting all of its beauties in one go could be a bit challenging, but our skipper has prepared a route will enable you to visit this magical region.

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Marinated sardines as a cool snack

Marinated sardines are the most appropriate seafood meal for hot summer days during the sailing trip. Preparation is really very simple, with lots of  Mediterranean herbs, vinegar, lemon and olive oil. With this meal, you will not make a mess in your galley and you will eat something really original and traditional in the Croatian Adriatic.

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He Simply Loves Lighthouses

Story of the 56 lighthouses in the Adriatic, all built in the 19th century by the Austrian Empire. The goal was to fortify the boarders of the empire and to make seafaring throughout the Adriatic safer and easier. Mitja Župančič from Slovenia studied those lighthouses and wrote a book about them.

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Eating in the Highlands of Šolta

One of the best places to eat on the Croatian island of Šolta is definitely a tavern called Štandarac. It is situated in the village of Gornje Selo, close to the highest peak of the island. There, guests can try the traditional food prepared under peka. The specialties of the restaurant include veal under peka and octopus under peka. You can try food prepared in other styles as well, and many ingredients are produced domestically. Whatever you eat, just announce your arrival in advance.