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Europe » Croatia » Dalmatia » Vis June 15th 2011

12 June-15th June Caught train to Ancona via Prato Centrale and Bologna, then the overnight ferry to Split. Had a really lovely breakfast before shopping for the boat and sailing out of the marina. Winds were fresh gusting to 22 knots. With full sail up we made around 10-11 knots and the boat (Lagoon 38 cat) sailed beautifully. We moored at a beautiful village called Stomorska on the Island of Solta. This was my first attempt at “Mediterranean mooring” which involves reversing into the dock without hitting boats either side , tying the stern lines while picking up lazy lines which are submerged lines that you grab from the dock and are attached to mooring lines (also submerged) which attach to the sea floor about 15 metres out from the dock. Someone grabs the lazy line ... read more
Leaving Italy
Ferry
Ferry

Europe » Croatia » Dalmatia » Vis July 16th 2008

by anna (and david) June 14th-20th I don't think we've been back to many places. We like discovering new ones. However, such is our love for this Dalmatian island, this year was the third in a row we have been to Vis (and hopefully there'll be many more visits in the future). Day 1 we met David, Kristi and Finn in Split to get the ferry across to Vis. We were happy to survive the hair raising cab ride there. Seriously, I doubted we'd make it. I was too scared to be able to talk to ask the cabbie to slow down. There is little more to say. Vis for us is all about chilling. Chilling on the balcony. Chilling by the water (beach is a bit generous). Chilling in Vatricia, our favourite restaurant (I think ... read more
Lobster - yum!
Finn and Kristi
David and David holding court in Bar Lambik




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