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Health Benefits of Sailing

Sailing is, for some, an irresistible urge to explore the far and nearby shores and all the bounties they offer. However, in addition to satiating your wanderlust, sailing also offers many perks for your well-being. Manning the Sails, a Path to a Sound Body? Regardless of how you arrange your sailing holiday, spending time on a boat always requires a certain amount of physical activity and work. During sailing there are various tasks that you partake in, on a regular basis and even th..

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Sailing to Vis - the Mediterranean as it once was… I Promise!

Imagine yourself on a boat, in the middle of the cleanest sea in the Adriatic, enjoying a warm and breezy summer day, wrapped in the fragrance of ancient cuisine and tradition. Sailing in the area around the island of Vis grants all this and much more. In addition to being an island of exceptional beauty, Vis also stands out as a specifically nautical location due to its distance from the mainland and numerous alluring bays and coves for exploration, that also offer plenty of safe anchora..

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Boat Review: NEEL 45 Trimaran

Kaštela, near Split, has recently gotten a new addition to its charter offer. What makes this new boat special, are its three hulls built to form a modern design. NEEL 45 is a trimaran model created by the entrepreneur Eric Bruneel. This trimaran is an excellent vessel choice for your holiday adventure; it offers high comfort due to its spacious and contemporary accommodations, as well as smooth sailing it provides. The boat also prides itself with an interesting, futuristic, modern desig..

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Regional Diversity of the Yacht Charter Offer in Croatia

In the recent years Croatia has witnessed a significant development in naval tourism noticeable through the increased offer of the yacht chartering businesses. These are the properties of the Croatian Adriatic coast that are currently the backbone of the naval touristic offer of the country: advantageous geographical, oceanographic and meteorological parameters, great traditional, cultural and gastronomical offer as well as an ample variety of preserved natural riches. While observing the pot..

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Silbio Port - The Traces of Antiquity

About 0.8 NM north-east from the Savudrija lighthouse, partly hidden from the curious eyes, the ruins of the ancient port Silbio are a testament to an ancient, yet quite lively history of the area. In the Roman time Istria was still known as Histria, with its local population, the Histri. Histris were well known for being very successful pirates, so it isn’t a surprise that this area had a number of well built ports, as well as significant number of shipwreck remains. The port of Sil..

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Private Honeymoon Cruise on Croatian coast

All-inclusive romantic seven days sailing on luxurious 40 ft+ yacht at one of the most desirable world destinations From 9.500 Eur* The price includes:  honeymoon suite on luxurious 40 ft+ yacht 24/7 skipper and hostess service freshly prepared meals served on board dinning under the stars and in exlusive restaurants tasting specialties of local cuisine open bar with champagne and drinks on board customized itinerary for navigating..

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Marine Christmas and a Naval New Year

Snow covered mountain tops, city squares brimming with cheer and joy, warm fireplace and a fireworks display in the distance, what wonderful ways to spend your winter vacation... for a landlubber. Now, if you're a true sailor, you won't let something like a bit of winter chill stop you from spending time on glistening blue waves. Why not consider a winter yacht chartering adventure? Just think, this will arm you with a perfect opportunity to prank good ol' Santa; it would be interesting to se..

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From the Rooftops of Lastovo

Southern coast of Croatia has a lot to offer to roving sailors, but if you feel more adventurous you might want to sail a bit further from the coastline and visit this peculiar location. Around 55 NM away from the coastline of Dubrovnik, you can find the Archipelago of Lastovo counting 46 islands; with the main island Lastovo at its center.  With the landmass of 42 km2 it may not be one of the bigger Croatian islands, but nonetheless it is a home to numerous curiosities and many beautifu..

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Surreal Beauty of the Blue Grotto at Biševo Island

The island of Biševo, located 4.8 NM from the town of Komiža on the island of Vis, is known by its interesting coastline and an abundant sea bed. The strongest impression is imprinted by its caves that adorned Biševo with its local name L'isola dei busi (The Island of holes). As early as 19th century, the fascinating scenery of the Blue Grotto was captured by baron Ransonet, who was, in fact, the one responsible for opening the wider entrance to the cave. The Blue Grotto is located in Balun B..

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Savudrija’s Lighthouse of Love

Settled on the very north of the Croatian coast, in the municipality of Umag, the lighthouse of Savudrija is known for being the most northern of all Adriatic lighthouses. Casting its light as far as 32 kilometers or 17 NM, it stands 36 meters tall and it houses one very lucky lighthouse manager. Built in the year 1818, it is the oldest lighthouse in the Adriatic, as well as the first European lighthouse fueled by gas. The lighthouse of Savudrija is also a very sturdy building. Despite be..

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