In the first half of this year there was an increase in arrivals of boaters, and has increased the number of charters of yachts, boats, catamarans and motor yachts in the Adriatic. This is a figure which is higher than the previous year. Charter companies have ended the month of July with more than 32.000 leases. At this point in the information system of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure (the e-Crew) there is recorded 1815 charter companies. In the same period, on the Adriatic there has been 19.210 sailors, an increase of 2.3 percent compared to last year.
A significant increase was recorded among sailors and guests from Sweden, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Russia. Only sailors from Russia this year has been almost 1.000 more than last year, while last year recorded number was 5000 sailors from this country. At the same time, there was a decrease in arrivals of boaters from Slovenia, Germany and Italy. The concentration of the other guests was more or less similar to last year. More interesting information can be found here.