Sail in the virgin nature of the Kornati archipelago
For those of you hopelessly infected with the “sailing virus” for which there is no cure, other than, of course, more sailing…!
We have prepared the Kornati cruise. Kornati are also known as heaven on Earth.
Kornati National Park consists of 89 islands, islets and reefs, with a total length of 19 NM and a width of 3.5 NM. On this cruise we’ll visit its beautiful bays and islands, along with the enjoyment in delicious sea food for every demanding palate.
Can you resist?
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Sailing to Kornati
The Kornati National Park is full of natural beauty and specialties, both natural and cultural heritage. And for that reason, choose program Sailing to Kornati.
This sailing program will provide you with an opportunity to experience unforgettable moments in one of the many Kornati viewpoints. Fascinating geological and geomorphological phenomena will remain in your memory forever. We highly recommend to choose a short hike or walking tour after sailing to fully experience unusual scenes. The scents of sage will completely complement the experience of the National Park Kornati. Enjoy!
Cliffs – on a series of islands, looking towards open sea
Vela Ploca – is 9100 square meters, smooth and sloping limestone, at the foot of Metline, the highest peak on Kornati
Mletacki Kastel – fortress from the beginning of 16th century
Mala Proversa – an interesting shallow passage between the islands of Dugi Otok and Katina, Roman structure visible remains above the sea surface
Dry stone walls (suhozidi) – there are 70 km of stone walls built to preserve the property and protect the pastures, and prevent sheep to run from one property to another
Gourmet experience on Kornati
Kornati are not just natural beauties. In the hidden coves there are also jewels of Croatian restaurant scenes. And our skippers know all the secret ways to them. Did you know that in the area of the unique National Park Kornati there are more than 20 top restaurants with a wide offer that will satisfy every palate.
From simple indigenous homemade meals to conger eel pâté, tatar swordfish steak, gilthead bream carpaccio with truffles and capers and swordfish carpaccio with grapefruit and arugula.
Sail with us!
Goal: collecting miles, improving sailing skills and enjoying the magnificent landscapes
Age: all adults (from 16 to 18 years of age only with written parental permission)
Minimal experience: 10 days sailing, 200 NM in your logbook (if you lack experience, you can still sail with us – Leisure sailing)
Prerequisites: advanced sailing skills; completed Basics of coastal sailing and cruising or Extended sailing skills and navigation course or equivalent skills acquired in another school or otherwise (we reserve the right to assess your skills)
Acquired knowledge: advanced sailing skills; sailed 150 NM (approx.)
Sailing area: National Park Kornati (planned route: Jezera – Zut – Kornati – Telascica – Levrnaka – Piskera – Opat – Jezera)
Duration: 6 days
Arrival: Saturday at 6 pm
Start: Sunday 8:30 am
End: Friday late afternoon
Participants are required to check in on Saturday at 6:00 pm.Official start of the program is on Sunday at 8:30 am.
All participants get a certificate as a recognition of participation and a logbook as a record of acquired skills, nautical miles sailed and weather conditions.
Sailing plan is subject to change depending on the current weather conditions and the forecast. Safety first!
Sailing gloves, two pairs of non-slip shoes or sneakers, T-shirts and long sleeve shirts, short and long pants, strong sunscreen, a cap or a hat, sunglasses, towels, personal hygiene items, bathing suit, towels, mosquito repellent.If you are sailing during colder months, please bring a warm, waterproof jacket, pants and a sleeping bag.Please remember to bring personal medications if required.
DATES AND PRICES
Price range per person depending on the date: approximate price 660 EUR – 820 EUR.
Please, use the booking system above to get the exact price, the system calculates EUR price based on the current exchange rate.
The price includes: accommodation onboard, sailing program, an instructor, booklet, logbook, berth in base marina, bed linen, fuel, tourist tax, VAT.
Additional costs: meals for the participant and instructor and other marina’s costs (approximate cost 120 EUR, meals on board), arrival and departure costs, entrance fee for NP Kornati (approximate cost per boat 55 EUR), parking fee (weekly parking ticket 18 EUR, required payment 01.06. – 30.09., otherwise free of charge), travel insurance.
Rates apply to accommodation in double cabins. The upgrade for the use of a single cabin is 60% of the listed price.
The format of the dates is European (DD.MM.YYYY)
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