The most important thing to know about winches is that they all rotate clockwise and clockwise only. They are most commonly accompanied by the ‘handle’. The problems with using the handle are most often linked to determining to which side the winch rotates. The handle can be rotated in both directions, but the winch only clockwise.
The Kornati archipelago are the most unique collection of islands in the Adriatic Sea. Set in the area of more than 220 sq km, the islands look like a landscape from another planet. Sailing Kornati National Park is an exceptional, once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The role of a stopper is literally to stop something. It isn’t a player of the opposing team, but the device which stops the rope on the sailing yacht to be pulled uncontrollably. Right timing of releasing and opening a stopper very often means gaining precious seconds when turning the mark during a sailing race.
The Elaphites are a group of islands situated on the west of Croatian old town Dubrovnik. The islands were first mentioned in the 1st century AD, and their name comes from the Ancient Greek word for deer.
One of the most frequently asked questions when choosing a sailing boat at the charter company is whether to choose a boat with a roll mainsail or one with a full batten mainsail. Like most questions, this one has no single answer. Find out more about this everlasting dilemma in our article.
Dalmatia in general, but Central Dalmatia in particular, can easily be described as the most popular and astonishing sailing region of the Eastern Adriatic. Visit the islands of Drvenik Mali, Šolta, Vis, Hvar and Brač and enjoy the turquoise waters of the Adriatic.
The entire Croatian coast is full of excellent restaurants which offer authentic Mediterranean food. Restaurants in the Dubrovnik area are no exception. Spread on the coast and the islands, these restaurants offer the best of the Adriatic.
Take a cultural tour along Croatia’s beautiful coast and see for yourself what and why UNESCO chose to include in their list. Find out more about the World Heritage Sites in Split, Dubrovnik, Trogir, Šibenik and Hvar.
“’Of all the drugs, the sea is the heaviest!’ Who said that, you or I? I do not remember anymore, but I know exactly where this idea was first uttered. On the west coast of Sumatra, one evening when we sat on the deck and watched the sunset. There! “
This is the sentence from Besa – ship´s log written by Joža Horvat, the most famous Croatian sailor.