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Yacht Getaways 30+ Skippered Sailing Holidays
Croatia Explorer Route Trogir – Dubrovnik 2017

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Routing: Trogir – Šolta – Hvar – Šćedro – Korčula – Mljet – Elaphiti Islands – Dubrovnik

 

Spend a week sailing the most breathtaking locations Croatia’s Dalmatian coastline has to offer. Discover the picturesque Adriatic, getting off the beaten track in the hidden bays of Mljet and Šćedro, and exploring historic towns such as Korčula and Stari Grad. Enjoy relaxing on your own yacht having the time of your life with friends, family and like-minded people.

Includes

• 7 Nights onboard catamaran (max 8 guests)
• Welcome Drinks & Canapes
• 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches (B, L)
• All linen & end of week cleaning
• Learn to sail with your Skipper
• Paddleboard & snorkel equipment available
• Free WiFi

Highlights

• Spot dolphins off postcard-pretty Šćedro Island
• Moor in secluded coves inaccessible to motorised boats
• Explore famous Mljet National Park
• Feast on fresh seafood in a picturesque harbour konoba
• UNESCO Listed Stari Grad – home to its excellent local vineyards
• Korčula Town’s unique architecture and history
• Explore Dubrovnik’s majestic citadel

2017 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Code: 2017-NT-YGCET
Departures
Premier CatamaranSuperior Catamaran
May 201,0931,257
Jun 031,0931,257
Jun 171,1991,378
Jul 011,3191,517
Jul 151,3191,517
Jul 291,3701,576
Aug 121,3191,517
Aug 261,3191,517
Sep 091,1991,378
Sep 231,1991,378
Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation
Taxes approx £75 per person
Vessel charter available on request

ITINERARY

Day 1, Saturday: Trogir

Trogir has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List and is our departure point near Split. The town was built entirely of stone and due to its preserved, antique look visitors have named it “The Stone Beauty”. Nearby Split is known as the second largest city and one of the oldest cities in Croatia. The bustling cafes and boutique shopping available in the quaint, cobbled back-streets stand in perfect contrast to the local designer stores and award-winning restaurants on the tree lined promenade.

Day 2, Sunday: Šolta

The natural beauty of Šolta Island, located within a few hours of easy sailing from nearby Trogir, makes for a popular local haunt for yacht holiday goers. Roman Emperor Diocletian frequented the small town of Maslinica, situated on the lapping western shores of the island. Today, Šolta remains an oasis of untouched natural beauty and picturesque, bay side local konobas. (B, L)

Day 3, Monday: Hvar

Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe and an ideal setting to wander the timeless streets, browsing the many local craft stores and get a taste of some of the finest cuisine in Croatia. A key feature of the area is the Stari Grad Plains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the perfect place to explore the islands signature vineyards and scenery. A short trip from here is Hvar Town, known for its beautiful old fort, scenic surrounds and beautiful sunsets that have attracted celebrities and yacht elites for decades. (B, L)

Day 4, Tuesday: Šćedro

Along the south shore of the island of Hvar there is a small island of Šćedro. Protected as a nature park, it is a beacon of untouched beauty and natural wonders. The secluded bays you will find here have long been well known as a safe harbour and are very popular with the yachting crowd. On the hill there is an abandoned village called Nastane, taking you back in time with picturesque stone houses and a glimpse of historic village life. (B, L)

Day 5, Wednesday: Korčula

Korčula Old Town is a medieval walled town, with the Venetian Renaissance architecture culminating in the splendid St Mark’s Cathedral, not to mention the intricate maze of streets surrounding it. Legend has it that Marco Polo was born in Korčula, with his house sporting a panoramic view, stretching from east to west. Korčula Island is also known for excellent wine, with local vintage Pošip served at state and diplomatic banquets. Reminiscent of Dubrovnik, Korčula Town oozes Mediterranean charm, with a glamorous selection of bars ensuring a vibrant atmosphere. (B, L)

Day 6, Thursday: Mljet

Mljet is considered the most seductive of Croatia’s islands, covered by lush pine forests, dotted with vineyards and small villages. Half of the island is dedicated to Mljet National Park featuring the spectacular saltwater lakes, with cycling and walking paths surrounding the clear green waters.  The Benedictine Monastery can be explored by kayak; the church features awe-inspiring altarpieces carved from local stone. Yachts will moor at one of the many traditional restaurants and bars, offering the perfect opportunity for sunset drinks and a delicious Croatian feast. (B, L)

Day 7, Friday: Elaphiti Islands

Croatia is known for its inviting and warm turquoise waters, and nowhere else will you find this beautiful sight showcased better. The playground of royalty and the wealthy, the multitude of secluded bays and hidden coves will make for an ideal swim stop or intimate evening under the stars. One of the most popular villages and the largest on the islands, Šipan is revered as one of the top secluded bays, featuring stunning sunsets and an idyllic setting, rounded off by an excellent authentic Croatian restaurant. (B, L)

Day 8, Saturday: Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik was founded in the 7th century and with its majestic city walls intact, stands chief amongst the many Croatian UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Named as one of the top 10 medieval walled cities in the world, Dubrovnik is an excellent starting or finishing point for exploring the Adriatic coast. (B)

 

TIPS & INFO

MORE SAILING OPTIONS

WEEKLY BUDGET

BYO
Bring your own food & drink and make the most of your trip by dining onboard your own yacht & enjoying sunset cocktails in a secluded bay!

CROATIA EXPLORER (reverse option)
Dubrovnik – Trogir
Ideal for refined & relaxing sailing holidays, meet new peiople, sailing off the beaten track, explore vibrant culture & unforgettable islands
Priced from $1,185 per person

Daily Spend
You’ll need approx $60 – $65 (300-350 Kuna) a day for dinner & drinks.

Food 
You’ll be spoilt for choice! As well as traditional Dalmatian cuisine, fresh seafood & meats, there are also late-night pizza slices on offer – something for everyone!

GREECE EXPLORER (from Paros return)
Includes Antiparos, Ios, Little Cyclades, Naxos, Mykonos, Naousa
Discover the Cyclades Islands, from cobbled pathways of Paros & the pristine beaches of Naxos.
Priced from $1,185 per person

WEATHER CONDITIONS
The above itinerary and sailing route is subject to change dependent on weather and prevailing conditions.

TURKEY EXPLORER (from Fethiye return)
Includes Kapi Creek, Kalkan, Karacaoren, Coldwater Bay, Tomb Bay, Gocek
Swim in Karacaoren Bay, spot turtles & dolpins off Patara Beach near Kalkan, explore Turkey’s ancient cities
Priced from $1,185 per person

OPTIONAL EXTRA’S
• Scooter Hire £12
• Mljet National Park £10
• Wine Tasting £20
Book & pay onboard

Tailored routes – Contact us for info!

 

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Premier Catamarans have modern, spacious accommodation featuring 4 double cabins. Generous indoor and outdoor areas so you can sit back and relax on your trip. Perfect to top up your tan and sunset cocktails! Separate accommodation provided for your crew.

Superior Catamarans are excellent choice for those looking for a more indulgent yachting trip, these catamarans offer ensuite accommodation for additional privacy. Gourmet breakfast and lunch menu, including local delicacies. Separate accommodation provided for your crew.

 

 

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