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Adriatic Sea (Croatia)

The LIG sailing's Summer 2007 cruise in the Adriatic Sea off of historic Croatia

  Dates:  Jun 24, 2007 to July 1, 2007
Briefing at 4pm Sunday, board at 6pm.
    Length of trip: 7 nights.

Destination:  Islands off of Dubrovnik
Local language: Croatian (with some English)
Currency: Croatian Kuna and US Dollars

bulletLate June Avg Temps: 82 F   27 C
bulletWinds: South and westerly of 10-20 knots  General Conditions
bullet Current Weather


More information:

bullet Sunsail Site description of location
bulletAdriatic Sea Sailing Description
bullet Dubrovnik Description
bulletCost Estimate$1200 per person plus airfare - see below

Airfare ideas:

11 hours from JFK to Dubrovnik Airport (DBV)

Fly to London, and use low cost Ryan or Thompson Air to Croatia.

Google Map
bullet General Dubrovnik Area
bullet 1st Century Dubrovnik Town

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Sailboat Information

Boat Reservation Layout
Sunsail Odyssey 45.2

Good for two couples and two kids (and a salon berth) for two more...too cozy)

2nd boat if more crew sign up will be a 42 or 43 foot sloop.  

Reservations  --

We will charter up to two boats depending on availability of crew and boats. 

How to join:

  1. Decide if a Adriatic/Croatia sail sounds great and the June timing works for you.
  2. Call or email Joe.  408-735-SAIL (7245)
  3. Send $400 per person to reserve your berths.   
    bulletJoe Martinka
    1760 Laurentian Way
    Sunnyvale CA  94087
  4. Once your trip is confirmed by email from Joe, make your air reservations. 
  5. Bookmark  this page
  6. Pre-cruise party/planning as well as job delegation in the fall.

Current Croatia Signups

1 Joe Martinka deposit on boat Continental (Virgin Air) nonstop SFO to LHR on 6/20.

Thomson Air - London (Luton) to Dubrovnik.  Arrive 6/24 at 3 pm
2 Dorian Martinka
3 Arielle Martinka
4 Peter Martinka
5 Jeff Dunham deposit in mail RSN  
6 Michelle Krick
7 Larry Meyer deposit in mail RSN Thomson Air - London (Luton) to Dubrovnik.  Arrive 6/24 at 3 pm
8 Therese Meyer
wait list Polly Barrett    
  Martin Barrett

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Estimate:  $1000 to $1200 per person 

This cost includes the boat rental, insurance, tourism tax, fuel, on-board meals and a generous beverage allowance. 

It is a larger range until we learn of how many boats and how many crew.  It is estimated based on the expected number of people who sign up, the cost of the boat hat we have reserved, split provisioning (the food on board), beverages, bar and a small buffer.  Some items are estimates, and are based on previous cruises. 

Any trip payment not spent will be refunded after we get back from the trip. 

The deposit of $400 per person is non refundable if you decide not to go, and another person cannot be found to take your place.

Assumptions for boat and provisioning estimate: 

Provisioning on boat $25/day/person
Beverage allowance of $200 per person

Not Included

        This estimate does not include airfare, souvenirs, extra nights lodging or other touring.

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Page updates


1/22/07 First version of this page.


1/30/07 Updated with the first reservations.


2/1/07 Changed the first boat  and added Meyers


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