Otok Silba

Otok Silba

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Description

Silba is a small island, 8 km long where  there are no vehicles and no hotels. 

Inhabited since Roman times, the Latin "silva" (forest) which gave its name to the island is covered with trees.

On the island there are shops, restaurants and taverns, caffe bars, post office, exchange office, a doctor and harbour master. The majority of visitors come here by boat and  anchor in Luka Silba  or moor to the port.
W coast of Silba offers two anchorages and a dock for the Ferry. The port is on the E coast of the island.

2011/07/27
Update
Jojo
Silba est une petite île de 8 km de long où il n'y a pas de véhicules ni d'hôtel.

Habitée depuis l'époque romaine, c'est le latin "silva" (forêt) qui a donné son nom à l'île qui est couverte d'arbres.

Il y a quelques restaurants et café/bars dans le village, une poste et une banque, un médecin. La majorité des visiteurs vient ici en bateau et s'amarrent à luka Silba ou mouillent devant le port.
La côte W de Silba offre 2 mouillages et un quai pour le Ferry. Le port est sur la côte E de l'île.

2011/07/27
Update
Jojo
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Olipski Kanal

2nm
76°
Olipski Kanal leads NNW between the E side of Otok Silba and the W side of Otok Olib and merges into the N end of Pohlipski Kanal.
This channel is deep and has a minimum navigable width of 0.7 mile. It is often used by vessels proceeding to and from Zadar.
Good anchorage is ...
18 Sep 11
Jojo

Otok Olib Zadar

3.7nm
86°
Otok Olib is located E of O. Silba. It belongs to Zadar archipelago.The island has been inhabited since Roman times. The residents bought their island in 1900. The only village on the island was established around the port.
To the east of the island you will find some small hidden ...
27 Jul 11
Jojo

Otok Premuda Zadar

4.1nm
226°
Premuda is located northwest of Otok Skarda which it is separated by a channel about 0.9 m wide (Premuda Vrata). The tips of each side of the channel are overwhelmed shoals and should not be approached too closely.
The coast is home to 2 W moorings and a small port and there is ...
17 Sep 11
Jojo

Kvarnerica Vrata

3.9nm
306°
Kvarnericka Vrata, 5 miles wide, is the principal channel leading between the open sea and the S part of Mali Kvarneric. It lies between Otok Premuda and Otok Silba, on the S side, and Otok Ilovik, on the N side.
4 Aug 11
Jojo

Kanal Nove Povljane Vir

18nm
100°
Kanal Nove Povljane, entered between Otok Vir and the SE end of Otok Pag, leads 5 miles SE into Ninski Zaliv.
Shoals at the inner end of this channel restrict the fairway to a width of about 250m, with a controlling depth of 8m. Vessels with a draft of over 6m are advised not to ...
23 Jul 11
Jojo

Rivanjski Kanal

18nm
134°
Rivanjski Kanal continues NW from the N end of Srednji Kanal and leads between Otok Rivanj andOtok Sestrunj.
It is generally used by vessels proceeding between Srednji and Zadarski Kanals.
Otocic Tri Sestrice, a group of islets and rocks, extend up to 2 miles NW of Rt Zanavin, ...
9 Sep 11
Jojo