Bay of Kotor - hidden jewel of the southern Adriatic
Sailing south take us to the embrace of Montenegro. You will collect more than 460 NM in your logbook. You will witness spectacular views of the Croatian coast as well as an opportunity to sharpen your sailing skills.
Montenegro is one of the most beautiful and most diverse countries in the Balkan peninsula, especially considering its size. This country with such an exotic name is also the first official ecological state in the world!
The route will take us to the Bay of Kotor, a truly unique natural phenomenon. Thanks to its exceptional and universal worth, it has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. The town of Kotor is one of the oldest on the Adriatic coast and the Church of St. Tryphon in Kotor is the oldest in Europe. In recent years, the Bay of Kotor has become a very popular destination for sailors. Are you a sailor?
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Sailing to Montenegro
Sailing to Montenegro program will provide an unforgettable sailing experience. You will collect approximately 470 NM in your logbook! You will have an opportunity to practice your sailing skills while enjoying fascinating surroundings. You will start friendships with other sailors. You will be taken care of by our most experienced skippers.
Maybe you are already experienced in equipping a boat for multi-day sailing, but for some of you it will be the first encounter with this important task. We will take advantage of the favorable wind towards the south and the island of Hvar. Although Hvar is a well-known tourist destination, approaching the island on a sailboat is a unique experience. After a short break here, we are heading towards Korcula and Mljet. Depending on the weather conditions, we will find a convenient location for berth and overnight. The next obligatory station is Cavtat where we will leave Croatian territorial waters, both physically and administratively. We will arrive to Montenegro and our final destination, Boka Kotorska.
Boka Kotorska, Montenegro
Boka Kotorska is the largest bay of the Adriatic Sea (87 km²). It fell deeply beneath the cliffs of Lovcen and Orden as if it had separated them by the power of water, and the landscape was truly incredible. Boka Kotorska was celebrated by brave sailors, skilled craftsmen, builders, many prominent minds. It has a glorious history – from Greek colonies, across Illyrians, Rome, Byzantium, Turks, Venetians, Russians, Napoleons, and Austria. Maritimeism was the foundation of life and gave the seal of great cultural heritage. Our crew will look at the glory for a moment.
Sail with us!
New sailing experience and new memories, new friendships and funny events will make this trip unforgettable.
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 Coastal sailing and cruising or 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 470 NM (approx.)
Sailing area: south Adriatic Croatia and Montenegro (planned route: Jezera – Solta – Dubrovnik – Kotor – Korcula – Drvenik – Jezera)
Duration: 6 days
Arrival: Saturday at 6:00 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.
Personal medications if required.Please bring your passport (visa, if required).
DATES AND PRICES
Approximate price – 935 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.
meals for the participant and instructor and other marina’s costs (approximate cost 120 EUR, meals on board), arrival and departure costs, 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)
For our courses we recommend the following literature: Your First Sailing Handbook.
The proposed handbook has been written by our part-time instructor and it is the perfect literature for our courses. The content and structure of the handbook are in line with our basic course, but it also serves as a lifelong reminder on sailing theory and practice.
To find out more, follow the link: Your First Sailing Handbook. We highly recommend it!
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