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Luka Makarska

Luka Makarska

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Description

The largest city of Makarska Riviera is the city that gave its name to the stretch of coastline from Grac up  Brela and Riviera itself: Makarska.
One enters the natural harbor between two rocky headlands separated by only 0.2 nm.
It is well protected but the swell caused by the ferry and tour boats are not very pleasant.
The town of Makarska is remarkable wide. Lighthouse Rt Sv Petar, NW tip of Poluotok SV Petar and the satellite dish on the S Rt Osejava identify the port.
The entrance is flanked by red cliffs.
At approximately 1.5 nm SW of the entrance, there is a buoy without light indicating the end of a submarine cable.
We moored at the wharf, avoiding the ferry berth. You can also go to the Yacht Club at Port NW.
It can also anchor in the SE part of the port by 5 m, with a line ashore in case of Bora.
Good protection except the SW.
2/06/2011
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Jojo
La plus grande ville de la riviera de Makarska est la ville qui a donné son nom à la partie du littoral allant de Grac jusqu'à Brela et à la riviera elle-même: Makarska.

On entre dans le port naturel entre deux caps rocheux séparés d'à peine 0,2 NM.

Il est bien abrité mais le ressac causé par le Ferry et les bateaux d'excursion n'est pas très agréable.

La ville de Makarska est remarquable du large. Le phare de Rt Sv. Petar, la pointe NW de Poluotok SV Petar et l'antenne satellite sur Rt Osejava au S permettent d'identifier l'entrée du port.
L'entrée est bordée de chaque côté de falaises rouges.
A environ 1,5 NM au SW de l'entrée, il y a une bouée sans feu indiquant l'extrémité d'un câble sous-marin.

On s'amarre au quai en évitant le poste d'amarrage du Ferry. On peut aussi aller au Yacht-club au NW du port.

On peut aussi mouiller dans la partie SE du port par 5 m, en portant une amarre à terre en cas de Bora.

Bonne protection sauf du SW.

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Flying distances - Direct line

Uvala Donja Luka Makarska

0.3nm
304°
This bay N of Poluotok Sv Petar offers good performance, but is exposed to swell from SW, the W or NW.
Beware of large unlit buoys marking the swimming area around the bay.
Anchor by 6 to 20 m.
2 Jun 11

Starogradski Zaljev Hvar

21nm
253°
Starogradski is a large deep bay, open to the NW, which houses the city and the port of Stari Grad on its SE end.
There are several bays, including its N side, where it is possible to anchor. On the other side there is an anchor in front Gradisce.
31 May 11

Marina Tucepi

2.4nm
136°
The marina is located in the center of the small seaside town of Tucepi.
Approaching by the S, attention to the rocks at 0.2 NM offshore, at about 0.5 NM N of Rt Dracevac.
The main landmark is the modern  bell tower above the town.
The party at the entrance to the marina ...
2 Jun 11

Luka Podgora Makarska

3.8nm
141°
Over time, Podgora has become one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Dalmatia. A Podgora there is a picturesque harbor for fishing boats and pontoons for yachts.
Podgora is located 4 NM SE of Makarska and about 4 NM NW Igrane Rt.
On the hill above the port there ...
5 May 11

Marina Baska Voda Makarska

4.9nm
321°
Marina Baska Voda is located in the center of the city of the same name.
We anchor and brought a rope to the breakwater or we anchored in the middle of the harbor by 3-5 m.
Well protected except from the S winds and Bora.
200 b.
30 b. Dry
Tel.: +385/21/62 02 44
Fax.: ...
2 Jun 11

Uvala Rasotica (Brac)

5.8nm
278°
This creek is considered the most beautiful in Croatia by the navigational guide to Imray and yes she is beautiful with beautiful turquoise color and fragrant pines. The only problem is congestion.
If the bottom of the cove is fully occupied, it must anchor in the front by 12 meters ...
5 Jul 11

Luka Sumartin (Brac)

6.4nm
265°
Sumartin was founded in the seventeenth century by refugees driven out of the continent by the Turks. The port is used by the car ferry and fishing boats.
5 Jul 11

Otok Ciovo

33nm
290°
Ciovo is an island in the center of the Dalmatian archipelago. This is an area of 28.8 acres (15.3 km length, width of 3.5 km). It culminates at 218 m (Mount Rudin).
O. Ciovo forms the SW side of the entrance and inner part of Kastelanski Zaliv.
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7 Aug 11

Uvala Studena (Brac)

7.7nm
260°
Anchorage in 8 m of water and take a line ashore.
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Luka Igrane Makarska

7.9nm
137°
Igrane is a picturesque village on the Makarska Riviera. The village overlooks the sea, port, and the long beach of gravel and sand. Above the square is the steeple of the church of Our Lady of the Rosary which seems to watch over the village and its inhabitants. In the vicinity there ...
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Povlja (Brac)

8.3nm
287°
Povlja is a village NE of Brac.
The best shelter is located behind the wharf where to moor at right angles if possible.
You can anchor in the NW of the pier by 8 m of water.
5 Jul 11

Otoci Pakleni

28nm
254°
Plakeni islands, or Cursed Islands, are located at the W and S of Hvar town.

The islands are rocky, covered with bushes and trees. They are usually deserted, except in summer.
They offer many choices of moorings sheltered and there is a marina Palmizana.The islands'name ...
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Local Area

Splitsko-dalmatinska županija (Split-Dalmatia County)

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Dalmacija (Dalmatie)

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Croatia

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Adriatic East

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