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Kolocepski Vrata

Kolocepski Vrata

Characteristics

Description

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 the channel and the preferred fairway passes to the W of it.

16/04/2011
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Jojo
Kolocepski Vrata, ce canal se trouve entre Otoc Kolocep et Lopud Otoc.
Otocic Skupio, un petit îlot avec un banc de 5,8 m à l'E de celui-ci, se trouve sur le côté nord-ouest de ce canal à 0,6 mile au SW de l'extrémité sud-est de Otoc Lopud.
Un haut-fond de 3,5 m se situe presque au milieu de la partie la plus étroite du canal et le passage doit se faire à l'Ouest de celui-ci.
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Localisation

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Flying distances - Direct line

Otok Sipan

5.1nm
304°
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

1.3nm
290°
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
305°
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

1nm
108°
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

0.9nm
90°
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 Kanal

0.9nm
38°
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 ...
25 Apr 11

Uvala Sunj Lopud

1.2nm
271°
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

Uvala Gornje Celo

1.5nm
105°
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

11nm
114°
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 Lopud

1.9nm
286°
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

Otocic Sveti Andrija

2.3nm
214°
Otocic Sveti Andrija, the outer islet of the chain, lies 2.3 miles SW of the NW extremity of Otok Kolocep.
This islet is covered with vegetation, is precipitous on its SW side, and is surmounted by a convent. A light is shown from a prominent structure, 17m high, standing at the ...
16 Apr 11

Otok Jakljan

8.4nm
298°
Otoc Jakljan, fronted by islets  (Kosmec and Crvina) on its N side, lies close NW of the SW extremity of Otoc Sipan.
A white stony peak, 225m high, stands near the center of this island and is conspicuous from seaward.
Jakljan island is separated of Sipan by a narrow passage, ...
16 Apr 11
Local Area

Otok Lopud

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

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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4 Aug 11

Dalmacija (Dalmatie)

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28 Mar 11

Croatia

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19 Aug 11

Adriatic East

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30 Jul 11
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