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Summer 2021

Trogir

The weather forecast was for a fairly strong westerly wind so we weighed anchor at Split and motored 6nm towards Trogir, on the west side of the bay, where there would be more shelter. We anchored just off the north coast of Otok Čiovo, near to the bridge connecting the island to the mainland. It […]

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Summer 2021

Split

We needed some electrical parts for the boat and it was time to service the engine so we decided to head to Split, Croatia’s second largest city, hoping that we would be able to find what we needed. We headed northwest and set off on the 20 nm journey. We had a good force 3-4 […]

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Summer 2021

Brač Island

Our next stop was on Brač island, we still hadn’t managed to find water to refill our tanks so booked into the marina at Milna located on the western side of the island. We dropped our lines to the buoys at Šćedro and headed northwest around Hvar island. As we passed the main town it […]

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Summer 2021

Exploring the Islands

From Mljet we continued 15 nm north to the Island of Korčula. Known for its dense forest, the ancient Greeks called it Black Korčula (Kerkyra melaina). The island of Korčula is twinned with Rothesay in Scotland. Korčula is believed to be the birth place of Marco Polo (1254- 1324) who was captured in the Korčula […]

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Summer 2021

Mljet National Park

We left Dubrovnik Marina and planned to go just a few miles to anchor in the next bay along the coast called Zaton. However, as we approached, a big black cloud was looming and we started to see lightening strikes in the sky, the wind was starting to get stronger and the swell was picking […]

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Summer 2021

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is well known for its distinctive ‘Old Town’, encircled with massive stone defensive walls, medieval architecture and well-preserved buildings with terracotta rooftops. Having arrived in Dubrovnik as our first port of call in Croatia, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit the ancient city and decided to take advantage of the convenient bus that […]