Croatia Cruising Companion (Wiley Nautical)

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9781904358282: Croatia Cruising Companion (Wiley Nautical)

The Dalmatian coast, with its many unspoilt islands and crystal clear waters, ranks high amongst the best cruising areas in the world. Share its secrets, get an inside track on the latest cruising and destination news, and obtain all the facts, photos and chartlets you need to cruise it safely, discover its hidden gems, and enjoy it to the full.

  • Croatia is a cruising hotspot that is developing rapidly. This is the most in depth and up to date book of its kind on the market.
  • The authors have access to the best contacts and latest information on what is happening onshore and offshore. They have lived and worked in the cruising area for five years.

 This book features

  • Port guides - where to eat, shop & visit as well as local facilities, chandlers and engineers.
  • Pilotage - clear pilotage directions, aerial approach shots.
  • Colour charts to simplify harbour approaches, carefully selected approach and entrance waypoints.
  • History and culture - useful background information about these important aspects of the cruising region.
  • Eating and drinking - restaurant tips for each harbour, local cuisines and wine cellars.

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A wide variety of ports and anchorages set against a spectacular natural backdrop are an essential part of Croatia’s increasing popularity as a cruising destination. However Croatia is not just a pretty face - this country is rich with culture and reflects an intriguing diversity of influences.

The Croatia Cruising Companion features this country’s sailing heartland  – the Dalmatian coast between Zadar and Molunat, south of Dubrovnik, and its numerous off-lying islands. Packed full of colour harbour plans and photographs this essential guide also covers all the shore facilities in depth and will prove an invaluable asset aboard any yacht.

The Croatia Cruising Companion encapsulates their passion for Dalmatia’s coastline and islands, and incorporates the detailed knowledge they have built up in the five years they have lived there.

PORT GUIDES

Useful information about where to eat, shop and visit in addition to a comprehensive guide to the local facilities, chandlers and boatyards

PILOTAGE

Clear pilotage directions and invaluable local knowledge

CHARTLETS

Easy to read, full colour charts to simplify harbour approaches

HISTORY AND CULTURE

Useful background information about these important aspects of the cruising region

GLOSSARY

A Croatian phrasebook of nautical and general terms

 

About the Author:

John Nash is an experienced Yachtmaster Offshore sailor and was a member of the winning crew in the first east to west British Steel Challenge Round The World Yacht Race. He fell in love with Croatia on his first visit in 2001 and works within the Croatian Marina industry specialising in advising on new marina developments.

 

Jane Cody is an established freelance writer and a regular contributor for Time Out. She is a prolific blogger on Croatia and updates to the Croatia Cruising Companion and other sailing and non-sailing news can be found at www.croatiaonline.blogspot.com.

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Cody, Jane, Nash, John
Published by Wiley (2008)
ISBN 10: 1904358284 ISBN 13: 9781904358282
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