Central Dalmatia Route

Easy sailing route with the perfect amount of culture and nature

Day 1: Split (Nava marina) – Postira (12 NM) /Pucisca (17 NM) / Povja / Sumartin (20 NM) (depending on the weather condition)

Lovrecina - a rich historic site, situated in a beautiful bay, not far away from Postira. A highly developed settlement from Roman times is visible but remains of an early christian church represent one of the best preserved baptistery in Dalmatia. The bay itself is a very popular beach where you can also find a small restaurant and cafe.

Day 2: Pucisce/Povja/Sumartin – Bol (24/21 NM) – Jelsa /Vrboska (4 NM) (depending on available berthing places)

Pucisca - small and beautiful village on the north side of island Brac. Well sheltered from the winds, full of attractive white houses, this place shows why Croatia has become such a popular tourist destination. Do not miss to visit stone masonry school! Web portal Global Grasshopper has this place among 15 most beautiful small places in Europe that should be visited.

In the vicinity of Pucisce (direction Povlja) you will spot a nice bay Luke, where the restaurant PIPO offers moorings for boats (up to 4,5 m draft). Prices are a bit high, but service in the restaurant and the place itself are worth  it.

Zlatni rat - Golden Cape beachBol is the oldest coastal settlement on Brac. It exists in the solitude of the southern landscape, at the foot of the Bol crown and Vidova Gora Mountain – the highest island peak and at the same time the highest point of all Adriatic islands (778 m). Bol has many beautiful beaches. The beach Zlatni rat (Golden Cape), is one of the largest and most beautiful attractions of the Adriatic, it lays west of Bol. It extends like a small tongue half a kilometer into the clear blue sea and changes shape according to waves and currents. 

Resturants: Mlin, Konoba Gust

Berthing possibilities: port of Bol (VHF channel 10)

Day 3: Jelsa/Vrboska – Vis/Stoncica (27 NM)

JELSA - The town is located in the middle of the island of Hvar and is mild, clean and open-hearted to guests and travelers.

If you wake up before the sun is too high, you should have your first cup of coffee at the village square, might be in bar „Tarantela“ with its recognizable style. For the lunch/dinner, you can go to nearby village Pitve, just above Jelsa, where is a tavern „Dvor Dubokovic“ known due to the best sea food. If you don't want to drive those few km, visit a restaurant „Pelago“ in Jelsa, a place with creative approach to the Mediterranean gastronomy.

Day 4: Vis / Stoncica – Komiza (13 NM)

Stoncica is the name of the lighthouse and cape, the long bay and the small fishermen's and tourist settlement, the sandy beach and excellent restaurant. There is a small bar on the beach itself, a beach volley-ball court and lots of shade under the palm trees (on the western part) and under tamarix (on the eastern part of the beach), making Stoncica an ideal choice for family excursions. The road from the beach leads to an asphalt path which will bring you to the town of Vis in 10 minutes. Bay Stoncica - recommended for daily anchorage. Kids can enjoy the sandy beach, and you can visit the lighthouse Stoncica. Nearest secure night mooring place is Vis. island Vis

Restaurants in Vis : Pojoda, Vatrica; Stoncica: Magic family household

Day 5: Komiza– Bisevo – Pakleni islands/Hvar (27 NM)

Komiza lies on the sunny side of the island and is well sheltered from cold northerly winds, in the bottom of the largest bay on the island and compacted within narrow alleys and slender houses. It is a famous place on the Adriatic and perhaps even on the Pacific for its fishermen.

There are several beautiful pebble beaches of which Kamenice is the most famous; the beach with springs of ice cold water coming from the stone. A shaded area is provided by the tamarix trees and the place turns into a party area every night.

Restaurants: Bako, Jastozera

Day 6: Pakleni islands/Hvar – Maslinica / Sesula bay (Solta island) (18 NM)

Day 7: Maslinica – Split (13 NM)

Total sailing distance: 143 NM

Here is a map to help you get a better idea of the distances and relations between destinations. PLEASE NOTE that this is just an informative itinerary suggestion and we advise you plan the exact route according to official navigational maps where you will find the information necessary for safe navigation (issued by Hrvatski hidrografski institut - Hydrographic Institute of the Republic of Croatia). You can find them aboard every one of our vessels.