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All Set for 19th Biograd Boat Show

Biggest boat show in the region set for its 19th show with many novelties in store. Biograd Boat Show, Croatia’s largest boat show and central Europe’s in-water show, is set to open its doors on Thursday, 19th of October for its 19th time, with well over 300 registered exhibitors and 300...

Sailing in Croatia: Sojourn Tax for Boat Owners to Increase in 2018

Substantially increased sojourn tax for boat owners in Croatia in 2018 caused an international backlash. On August 4, 2017, the Croatian Government adopted new regulations on sojourn tax in the tourism sector in 2018. The part that provoked most reactions was the sojourn tax paid by boat owners:...

Marina in Vela Luka Worth HRK 47 Million Begins with Construction

With the bureaucracy taken care of, the construction of the marina in Vela Luka can finally begin. Dubrovnik-Neretva County prefect Nikola Dobroslavić has signed a concession agreement with the director of Ovalis Nova d.o.o. Ivo Šegon from Vela Luka, whereby the Dubrovnik-Neretva County granted...

Pavlos Kontides Wins Laser World Championship 2017!

There was trying weather for the Laser World Championship in Split but that is all part of the drama and challenge of sailing at the highest level. Every day produced its own challenges, from low and changeable winds of around 5-knots, champagne sailing with an open course to strong 20-knot winds...

Marina Zadar Concession Tender Blocked

DORH investigates the legality of the decisions of the High Administrative Court made at the expense of Tankerkomerc company. "The State Attorney's Office of the Republic of Croatia (DORH) informed the Ministry on submitting a request for an extraordinary review of the legality of the verdict of the...

Trogir Hit by Heavy Storm, Tornado Causes Damage to Property

The wider Trogir area was hit by a thunderstorm around 11:30 today, September 19. The storm clouds arrived from the southwest, resulting in a serious thunderstorm with a large precipitation amount. Apart from rain, the area was hit by hail measuring up to 2cm in diametre. The heavy rain caused...