The second and final part of our mini-series about sailing to Croatia’s distant islands describes reaching Palagruža, the remotest island in the Croatian Adriatic. After that, our crew goes back north to Vis and continues its journey to other distant islands in the open sea, Biševo, Brusnik and Jabuka.
Loosing the rudder in the middle of a race is a very serious issue, especially when it happens during a difficult regatta. The regatta Jabuka is one of the most challenging sailing races in Croatia. It starts in the town of Vodice, in mid November at midnight, travels through the high seas and strong winds of the open sea, around the islet of Jabuka. It is both dangerous and exciting, and can present many dangers.
Croatia is a land of numerous islands that vary in size, customs, number of inhabitants, etc. Nonetheless, almost all of them have one thing in common – they lie very close to the mainland. The exception to this rule is the collection of islands in the southern part of the Croatian Adriatic. Read more about Sušac, Brusnik, Svetac and Jabuka, and discover how to reach them.