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Setting sail with Kapetan Jure
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Highlights

  • Cycle and sail Croatia's North Dalmatia Archipelago
  • The falls of Krka National Park
  • Roman Venetian ruins of Zadar
  • Sail the azure Adriatic waters
  • ‘Crni Rizot’, the local seafood dish

Experience coastal cycling paradise as you bike and boat Croatia's Northern Dalmatia archipelago. Sail azure Adriatic waters, hopping between the UNESCO listed port of Trogir, the Kornati Islands and the lush waterfalls of Krka of National Park.

Discover the natural wonders and rocky coves of Murtur, pedal the through the Telscica nature reserve and explore the coral reef of Zlarin. Return each evening to the comforts of your boat, anchored in sheltered coves, bays or historic ports. A perfect week of cycling delight!

DAY 1: Arrive Trogir, sail Rogoznica

Easily reached from Split Airport, the old harbour of Trogir is a short 6km taxi journey. After a warm welcome on-board, you can find a sunny spot on deck before casting off to the small coastal village of Rogoznica and your first night aboard the Kapetan Jure.


Boarding is between 2.00pm-2.30pm as the boat sails at 3.00pm. Early luggage drop is available if required.


Overnight: Rogoznica Bay


DAY 2: Rogoznica—Sibenik—Skradin

Hopping off the boat and into the saddle, your first ride leads to the beaches and vineyards of Primosten. From here, it’s back onto the boat as you cruise to Sibnek town, home of the Mediterranean’s largest cathedral. Cruising the lower Krka River, you’ll reach Skradin Port, for your overnight anchor.


Cycle: 20km


Overnight: Skradin Port


DAY 3: Krka - Šibenik – Vodice

Leaving the boat on foot it’s a short hike to the lush waterfalls of Krka National Park. Rich in flora and fauna, the park boast a healthy birdlife population, including Osprey, Golden Eagle and Peregrine Falcon.  Returning to the boat, you’ll cast off to the medieval settlement of Sibenik where it’s back into the saddle, cycling to the overnight stop of Vodice.


Cycle: 15km


Overnight: Vodice Bay


DAY 4: Vodice - Murter - Telašćica

After a short morning sail, it’s onto the bikes to discover the Island of Murter. Along the way you’ll pass by Kornati National Park, a rich world of marine life before reaching the clear blue waters of Slanica cove. If you haven’t been seduced by the beach, a short walk from the shore leads to an impressive vantage point over the rugged coves of Murter. Anchoring just of Dugi Otok provides a serene end to this day of cycling.


Cycle: 27km


Overnight: Dugi Otok


DAY 5: Dugi Otok—Zadar

Pedalling across the island of Dugi Otok, pine, agave and tamarisk tree lined roads breakthrough to coastal views. Cycling back to the boat, you’ll sail across to the former political, cultural and spiritual centre of Dalmatia, Zadar with it’s dominating St Donatus Basilica.


Cycle: 27km


Overnight: Zadar


DAY 6: Pašman, Ugljan & Zlarin Island

A breakfast sail over to Ugljan Island allows you to wheel off and spend the day exploring Uglijan and its neighbouring island of Pasman. Pedalling from rocky coves to sandy beaches is a day of coastal cycling paradise. Re-joining the boat, the afternoon is spent sailing to coral island of Zlarin.


Cycle: 35 km


Overnight: Zlarin Island


DAY 7: Slota Island

After pulling anchor it’s a short sail before rolling off to discover the lavender and rosemary scented roads of Solta. Near traffic free roads, lead through olive and fig farmland to Solta’s northern shores. The last afternoon cruise arrives back in Trogir, where you may have time to further explore the old town. In the evening, dinner is enjoyed on board, anchored in Trogir’s harbour. 


Cycle: 15 km


Overnight: Trogir Harbour


DAY 8: Onward Travel

After a leisurely breakfast, you may have time to explore Trogir some more, or alternatively, the crew are happy to advise on travel arrangements to the airport.

Accommodation

You will spend each night on the boat in your very comfortable cabin. There is also the opportunity to upgrade
to an upper deck cabin. Your boat is always docked at night and only sails during the day.


The Kapetan Jure and Romantica sail alternate weeks. All cabins on the
Kapetan Jure and Romantica are en-suite. Facilities on board each boat do vary
a little, therefore prices differ depending on the sailing date and boat
selected. Detailed descriptions and images of the boats are outlined
below. 


Single Cabins & Solo Cyclists

If you require a single cabin or are travelling solo we are happy to
arrange a single cabin, which is subject to a supplementary payment.


Meals

Breakfast is included each morning. Also included are 4 days at full
board and 3 days at half board. Your onboard crew will be able to
recommend local places to dine.


Kapetan Jure

At 27 x 7m the Kapetan Jure has notched up an impressive 100 Adriatic
tours. The spacious salon is decorated with shells, amphorae and
showcases of sailor’s knots. At the bow a mermaid keeps watch for the
safe navigation of the ship. The Kapetan Jure provides 15 cosy guest
cabins each with air conditioning, shower and WC. Due to the shape of
the ship's hull the size of the cabins may vary. A spacious living room
suite on the quarterdeck and a sundeck with cushioned sleeping mats play
a part in contributing to the welcoming atmosphere, inviting you to
relax and take in the sun and surrounds.





Romantica


At 32 x 7.6 m the Romantica was
launched in 2007 and is a shapely two mast motor sailor which combines seafarer
romance with the spirit of the age, style and comfort. One of the most
important things for the captain is the smart appearance of his ship. The salon
and exterior have upscale facilities with a lot of fine details: the salon
tables are decorated with noble intarsia, the corresponding benches are covered
with precious, sun yellow leather. The large sundeck on the Romantica offers
plenty of space to settle back and enjoy the sun. The 16 guest cabins are
spacious and air-conditioned including shower and WC. The bathing platform at
the stern enables easy admittance for a swim in the Adriatic Sea.