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Summer 2021

North Through the Islands

Our plan is to head towards the Istrian peninsula in the north of Croatia so some longer passages were required, but before we set off we needed to do an oil change on the engine. The town of Murter is very well equipped with everything required to maintain boats including a Volvo Service Center (there’s […]

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Summer 2021

Back Onboard

It was early evening when we arrived back in Croatia and were very pleased to find that ZigZag was still where we had left her and everything looked okay on board. Her relaunch was booked for early the following morning, so we took the opportunity while she was out of the water to quickly add […]

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Summer 2021

Visiting the UK

We landed at Heathrow Airport and having heard that due to Covid and Brexit it was taking many hours to get through immigration, we expected long delays. However, we were pleasantly surprised to walk straight through, collect our bags and be out of the airport within 30 minutes of stepping off the plane. The quickest […]

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Summer 2021

Retracing Our Steps

Having now arranged our trip to the UK, we needed to leave our private bay and head back to civilisation. We had flights booked from Split Airport so we reserved a mooring for ZigZag at the nearby Baotić Marina on the outskirts of Trogir. We lifted our anchor, said goodbye to the swans, and motored […]

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Summer 2021

Spectacular Waterfalls

We weighed anchor at Rasline and motored across to the east side of the lake, under another road bridge and further up the Krka river to the small town of Skradin. We planned to stay here for a couple of days and picked up a mooring buoy near to the town. Skradin has a long […]

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Summer 2021

Up the River

Vinišće is 500 years old but unlike many other towns that we have visited it does not have the same well preserved historic buildings. It has a typical Mediterranean feel to it with a few fishing boats, a small convenience shop and several restaurants serving local dishes and the catch of the day. We went […]