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Otok Korcula

Otok Korcula



Korcula is an island located in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia. The island has an area of 279 km2; 46.8 km long and on average 7.8 km wide — and lies just off the Dalmatian coast.

The island of Korčula belongs to the central Dalmatian archipelago, separated from the Pelješac peninsula by a narrow strait of Pelješac, between 900 and 3,000 m wide.  The island lies on the N side of Lastovski kanal. It is the sixth largest Adriatic island with a rather indented coast. The highest peaks are Klupca, 568 m above sea level and Kom, 510 m high.

Korčula town has mooring facilities. The western harbour gives shelter from wind though not against the ‘bora’ and north-westerlies. Boat owners are advised to shift to the eastern harbour or to Luka Cove. The port is open to international seaborne traffic as a permanent Port of entry; it offers all types of repairs to hulls and engines at the Brodograditelj Shipyard.

Otok Korcula
Otok Korcula
Korcula est une île située dans le comté de Dubrovnik-Neretva de la Croatie. L'île a une superficie de 279 km2; 46.8 km de long et en moyenne 7.8 km de large - et se trouve juste au large de la côte dalmate.
L'île de Korcula appartient à l'archipel de Dalmatie centrale, séparée de la presqu'île de Peljesac par le détroit de Pelješac, (entre 900 et 3.000 m de large). L'île est située sur le côté N du kanal Lastovski. C'est la sixième plus grande île de l'Adriatique avec une côte assez en retrait. Les plus hauts sommets sont Klupca, 568 m d'altitude et Kom, 510 m de haut.
La ville de Korcula a des installations de mouillage. Le port de l'Ouest offre un abri contre le vent mais pas contre la «Bora» et le vent de NW. Les propriétaires de bateaux sont invités à aller vers le port oriental ou Luka Cove. Le port est ouvert au trafic maritime international en tant que Port d'entrée permanent, il offre tous les types de réparations de coque et de moteurs au chantier naval de Brodograditelj.
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Uvala Vela Luka Korcula

Zaljev Vela Luka is a large bay on the E O. Korcula. Many coves occupy the bay. At the bottom of it is the port of Vela Luka, an active and well sheltered.
Easily identifiable by day or night, you can enter this great bay in all weather.
Dangers in the general approach are the ...
21 May 11

Luka Zavalatica Korcula

Zavalatica is located in the middle of the S coast of Korcula. This bay has a small tourist town and small port. This bay is located 12 NM W of Rt Raznjic and 4 NM E of Rt Veli Zaglav which carry a fire every second.
No dangers in the approach.
It may dock inside the dock.
Good ...
18 May 11

Uvala Kosirina Koucula

NW from Brna village is Kosirina or Istruga bay  hosting a sports and recreation center with two tennis courts, petanque, ping-pong and beach volleyball.
We anchor by 5-8 m.
Sheltered from all winds.
18 May 11

Luka Brna Korcula

Brna is a bay and a village on the south coast of the island of Korcula, located 4 km southwest of Smokvica and 20 km south-east of Vela Luka.
Can moor at the wharf in the village, but watch portions of the wharf are less than 0.5 m.
You can anchor at 7 m at the bottom of the ...
18 May 11

Otoci Skoji Korcula

Skoji is a group of islands in Korcula Archipelago, located in Peljesac Channel in Croatia. There are all together 19 small islands that form this archipelago. Their names are : Badija, Kamenjak, Gojak, Planjak, Vrnik, Majsan, Majsanic, Gubavac, Knezic, Bisace, Sutvara, Stupe, Baretica, ...
15 May 11

Starogradski Zaljev Hvar

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

Luka Prigradica Korcula

Prigradica is a small fishing village N of Korcula, near Blato.
At the bottom of the bay is a small harbor for small boats near the beach. At the entrance of the bay breakwater and docks can provide shelter from W to E through S.
Arriving N Otocic Plocida (about 4 NM N) ...
22 May 11

Luka Racisce Korcula

Not to be confused with Uvala Luka Racisce Raciscesur Coast E O. Korcula.
Racisce Luka is a port of a small village located W of the town of Korcula.
We moor on the breakwater or wharf.
Good protection from the wind except the N or NE.
21 May 11

Uvala Prizba Mali Korcula

Prizba is located on southern side of the island of Korcula, it is overlooking to island of Lastovo and dozens of a small islets in front of Prizba region.A small port is protected from winds from S and SE peninsula and surrounding islands.
Approach: From Rt Zaglav, to E, we ...
18 May 11

Otok Scedro Hvar

Otok Scedro lies 3 miles E of Hridi Lukavci.
It is 2,7 km off the S coast of island of Hvar.The inhabited island is elevated at each end and slopes towards the sea in the middle. Its coastline includes many coves where you can get wet. The two most popular are Uvala Uvala Lovisce ...
25 May 11

Luka Grscica Korcula

Grscica is a village  located on the southern side of the island of Korcula, 14 km away from Vela Luka.
Warning, approaching the port, submerged rock, covered by 1.2 m of water in the middle of the outer harbor, SW of the hold.
We moored at the wharf near the dock.
Open to the SW.
18 May 11

Otocic Plocica

Otocic Plocica lies 4.7 miles SE of the E extremity of Otok Scedro. This small islet is 12m high and is surrounded by rocks.
A light is shown from a prominent structure, 25m high, standing on this islet.
25 May 11
Local Area

Dubrovačko-neretvanska županija (Dubrovnik–Neretva County)

Southern Dalmatia, including Dubrovnik Neretva County and are separated from the rest of Southern Dalmatia, including Dubrovnik Neretva County is separated from the rest of Croatia by a Bosnian coast of 4 km long that extends around Neum. Even though there are control points through ...
4 Aug 11

Dalmacija (Dalmatie)

Dalmatia (Croatian Dalmacija, Italian Dalmazzia) is a coastal region of Croatia along the Adriatic, stretching from the island of Pag in the northwest, the Bay of Kotor (Montenegro) to the south East.
It extends 350 km along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea about 60 km wide, ...
28 Mar 11


Winds:Do not underestimate the winds, especially bura (bora) in the Gulf of Kvarner and the Velebit channel. Other winds are more "lenient" but their strength varies in intensity from north to south along the coast. For example, the "Mistral" (Mistral) which is especially nice ...
19 Aug 11

Adriatic East

Winds—WeatherBora is the name of the cold and dry NE or N wind which blows with great strength and affects the Adriatic Sea in the cool season. It is much less frequent and generally much weaker in summer. This wind is felt strongly along both sides of the Adriatic and is especially ...
30 Jul 11

Adriatic Sea

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16 Jul 12

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
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