he region comprises the northernmost part of Dalmatia in Croatia. This includes the town of Zadar, the back country from the Adriatic Sea to Bosnia & Herzegovina, in the south the popular Destination Biograd yacht charter and the offshore islands, e.g. Ugljan and Pasman. Zadar. The surrounding harbours and marinas are ideal for yacht charters.
There are two marinas in Zadar where yachts can be chartered. If starting from here, a visit to the historic centre is a must. The smoothly polished marble stones and the many small lanes with cafés, bars and several good restaurants are worth visiting.
Zadar provides a beautiful view from the sea, but the many suburbs tarnish the scene from the shore. Charterers will see the urban island surround by a Venetian wall with bell towers set against the backstage of the Velebit mountain range. When ashore, visitors should enter the historic centre through the Venetian harbour gate and to then explore the historic buildings, churches and lanes from here. Charterers will quickly notice the difference between Zadar and Dubrovnik. Zadar, for example, is a lively metropolis, which attracts locals from the entire surrounding area and is also lively throughout the year even without tourists.
The market sells fruit, vegetables and the catch of the day. The restaurants and cafés mainly serve traditional dishes and the shops close between 2 pm and 5 pm. This would be unthinkable in other towns. Charter skippers and their crews who wish to experience the typical life of an urban regional centre should definitely visit Zadar.
The offshore islands with their numerous bars and anchorages are a true paradise for sailors and motor boaters. Chartering a yacht from Zadar is ideal for discovering the area.
The local winds usually follow the shoreline and are rarely stronger than wind force 5 on the Beaufort scale. Expect winds from inland at night. In spring and autumn, the winds get stronger, and in winter especially, the Scirroco blows from the south. Charterers can enjoy average temperatures of 23° Celsius between May and October during the day with water temperatures of about 20° Celsius.