Piškera – a Beautiful Marina at the Open Sea

The Kornati Archipelago is considered by many to be the most unique collection of islands in the Adriatic Sea. They are declared a national park and have no permanent residents. There are, however, some facilities for visitors. Marina Piškera is an excellent stop on your sailing journey.


Sali – A Library in the Port!

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Regardless of their excellence, most ports and marinas are rather generic. They all look the same and offer, more or less, the same services. That is why it is sometimes refreshing to stumble upon one that is so different from other marinas. Marina in Sali, Croatia, is one of those special places that wins you over with its uniqueness, mainly due to its charming library.


Cooking Aboard and Eating Out on Your Sailing Trip

It is recommended to browse sailing sites, forums, blogs and comments on social networks on the gastronomic offer of the region you are about the sail prior to taking off. Your friend’s advice or an advice of your charter agent is also a good lead not to be disappointed with eating out.


Top 5 Spots to Party if You Are a Young Sailor in Vodice

Visiting Vodice on a charter yacht and want to have some fun? You are at the right place. You can find berths in the very center of the town, as there is an ACI marina which satisfies the highest standards. It has even earned the European Blue Flag award. Then head to one of the bars and clubs like Exit, Anglels, Makina, Baloo, and Hookah.


Monohull Sailing Yacht – Pros and Cons

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For those who have classical approach but modern point of view, sailing monohull sailing yacht would completely fulfill their expectations. It is often more important to carefully choose those you are about to sail with than to choose the type of the sailing yacht!


Molat – A Calm and Quiet Spot when Wailing Zadar Archipelago

The town of Zadar is the second largest town in the Croatian coastal region of Dalmatia. The town is rich with history and culture, and offers a lot for its visitors. Moreover, it is an excellent starting base for your sailing trip around the neighboring islands, the Zadar archipelago. One of the islands that is worth a visit is Molat, a calm and quiet island that will provide a break in your journey.


Over the Top in Sailing World – America’s Cup

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The latest edition of America’s Cup is being sailed on ultra-modern AC72 catamarans using cutting edge technology and reaching some 40 knots of speed with the wind between 17 and 20 knots! Comparison between America’s Cup and sailing as we know it is like comparing Formula One to my first car.


What the Romans Left behind in Pula

As you approach Pula aboard your charter yacht, you can already see the main sight not only of the city but of the whole northern part of the Croatian coast – the amphitheater.
The Pula Arena is one of the six largest Roman arenas in the world. Today it is a venue for different concerts and can be explored for a small fee.


Pets on a Sailing Trip – Tricks and Tips

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Since there is no unique regulation on pets on board, first contact your charter agency on their own pet regulations. Some agencies would charge you extra for pets (dogs) on board, while some of them ban pets on board for some reason.


Sailing Using Your Smartphone

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Even though every yacht available at all charter agencies is equipped at least with a GPS plotter, don’t forget that electronic devices are there just to support you in your “traditional” navigation with a chart and a compass.


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