Sailing Guide

Kolocepski Kanal

Kolocepski Kanal

Characteristics

Description

Kolocepski Kanal extends NW from the vicinity of Rt Bat and leads between the mainland coast and the above-described chain of islands.
This channel is easy to enter at all seasons and provides good anchorage almost throughout its entire length because of the protectionfrom the NE and SW.
Entrance into the channel can be made at the S end, by Veliki Vrata, in the middle, by Lopudska Vrata, or at the N end by Veliki Vratnik. 
25/04/2011
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Jojo
Kolocepski Kanal s'étend au NW à proximité de Rt Bat et entre la côte continentale et l'archipel des îles Elaphites.
Ce canal est facile d'accès dans toutes les saisons et offre un bon mouillage presque sur toute sa longueur en raison de la protection des vents NE et SW.
L'entrée dans le canal peut être faite par l'extrémité S, par Veliki Vrata, au milieu, par Lopudska Vrata, ou à l'extrémité N par Veliki Vratnik.
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Localisation

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Sites around Kolocepski Kanal
Flying distances - Direct line

Otok Sipan

5.3nm
293°
It is the largest and most populated island of the group Elafiten. It rises to 234 m at its N and a prominent hill rises 224 m NW of the SE end.
Ruda is a small island that is 0.5 M SE of the NE extremity of the island and Misnjaka, 13 m high, lies close off the NW extremity.
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16 Apr 11

Otok Lopud

1.8nm
259°
The island of Lopud belongs Elaphites. It is only 4.6 km2.
It has a pleasant village and some old buildings. You'll find a sandy beach.
There are two good anchorages: uvala Lopud (NW of the island), where is the village and uvala Sunj (SE of the island).
15 Apr 11

Stonski Kanal

13nm
301°
Stonski Kanal, a deep inlet, indents the SE end of Poluotok Peljesac at the NW end of Kolocepski Kanal.
Its shore rises rapidly on each side and provides protection from NE and SW winds. The village of Brocej is situated on the S shore 3.8 miles within the entrance.
It is fronted ...
25 Apr 11

Otok Kolocep

1.1nm
158°
Kolocep island is located two NM from Dubrovnik. This small island is part of the archipelago of islands Elafiten.
Locals also call it Kalamota. Its area is 2.35 km2.
On the island there are two villages in the two largest bays of the island: Gornje Celo and Donje Celo that ...
15 Apr 11

Uvala Donje Celo

0.8nm
155°
Located on the NW coast of Kolocep this bay is about 4.5 M NW Gruz.
Bordered by a small village is a good anchorage for the night.
A jetty is located on the E side of the bay, it can be used at night, the day it is reserved for tour boats.
We anchor with 4 to 10 m.
Open to the NW.
15 Apr 11

Kolocepski Vrata

0.9nm
215°
Kolocepski Vrata, a channel, leads between Otoc Kolocep and Otoc Lopud. Otocic Skupio, a small islet with a 5.8m shoal close E of it, lies on the NW side of this channel 0.6 mile SW of the SE extremity of Otoc Lopud. A 3.5m shoal lies almost in the middle of the narrowest part of ...
16 Apr 11

Uvala Gornje Celo

1.5nm
141°
Gornje Celo is on the NE coast of Kolocep and 1.5 M SE of Rt Bat. There is a coffee and a dock near the beach.
We anchor by 5 meters.
Open to the N and NE.
15 Apr 11

Zupski Zaliv

10nm
118°
Zupski Zaliv is entered between Rt Sustjepan and Rt Pelegrin, 2.5 miles NW. The E and SE shores of this bay are backed by mountains, but a valley through which a river flows lies within the N shore.
Malastica, 628m high, stands 1 mile N of the bay. This hill has a somewhat sharp ...
13 Apr 11

Uvala Zaton

2nm
91°
Located in a nice little sheltered inlets, Zaton offers a small port and several anchorages.
The entrance is about 1 NM NNE of otocic Daksa. The fire of Ruth Bat, W of the entrance to help identify him.
Beware of submerged rocks to the east of the port, covered by 4.5 m of water.
We ...
15 Apr 11

Uvala Sunj Lopud

1.9nm
247°
This bay is located S of Lopud.
Several rocks Hrid Skupjeli, and a small island, O. Velika Skupio, Rt Mrcica extend to the SE. There was a rock in SE O. Velika Skupio to W.
Rocks along the shore N uvala Sunj.
We anchored between 3-12 m.
Open to the SE.
16 Apr 11

Rt Bat

2.1nm
99°
Rt Bat, the W entrance point of Luka Zaton, is located 1 mile NNW of Otocic Daksa.Caution.—A submarine pipeline extends 0.8 mile S from a point on the coast 0.4 mile E of Rt Petka.
A submarine cable, extends inshore along the coast between Ostri Rt and Hridi Grebeni.
Several ...
15 Apr 11

Uvala Lopud

2.4nm
264°
Large bay on the NW coast of O. Lopud. The village is located SE of the bay with a dock for the ferry.
We anchored on the beachfront by 5 / 7 m.
Open to the N and NW.
Good anchorage for the night.
16 Apr 11
Local Area

Otoci Elafiti

The 14 Elafiti islands are located along the coast between Dubrovnik and the Peljesac peninsula.
The main islands are: Daksa, Kolocep, Lopud, Ruda, Sipan, Jakljan, Crkvina, Tajan, Olip and Andrija island.Only three islands are inhabited: Sipan, the largest, Lopud, Kolocep.Boca ...
24 Apr 11

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