COME BE OUR SAILING FRIEND

The LSS is hosting two weeks of exploring the stunning Adriatic coastline of Croatia between Split & Dubrovnik

Join for the Split - Dubrovnik week, the Dubrovnik to Split (via a different route) or just come for both!

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Split | Dubrovnik

14 - 21 Sept

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Dubrovnik | Split

21 - 28 Sept


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The Price

 
SINGLE SPOTS - €800

SINGLE SPOTS - €800

 
DOUBLE CABINS - €1500

DOUBLE CABINS - €1500

 
WHOLE YACHT - €7000

WHOLE YACHT - €7000

 
 

 
 

WHAT’S THIS SAILING MALARKEY ABout?

  • Well basically it’s quite fun,

  • Sense of freedom and adventure

  • Meet lots of new like-minded people and help expand the community

  • Great for couples, singles & groups

  • Age range is about 30-55+, although it’s all about the attitude

  • Skipper, or help your skipper sail a 50 foot yacht around the stunning Adriatic Islands of Croatia

 
 

 
 

WHAT’s Included

  • A fully suited and booted 50 ft 2018/19 Yacht, (see details below)

  • If you book a cabin, you will have a qualified skipper and first mate,

  • The whole trip and itinerary is managed by the lead skipper, Ruaraidh, a seasoned Yachtmaster Instructor with 50,000+ miles of experience

  • Ruaraidh will help and offer tuition to skippers and crew where needed and wanted

 

 

Not Included

  • Flights (Split/Dubrovnik)

  • Transfers to & from Dubrovnik (Split transfer is included)

  • Food/Drinks/Provisions (supermarkets at both start points as well as shops en route)

  • Marina, electricity costs and water top ups (shared between crew)

  • Security deposit insurance (approx €180 divided by crew)

  • Inflatable toys/hammocks/SUPs

 
 
 

THE BOATS

 
 
 

Boat info:

We’ve splashed out on an identical fleet of 3 Elan 50s so everyone has the same experience, and more importantly, we can have a some even racing against each-other!

 
  • Year: 2017-8

  • slab reefed main | furling Genoa | Spinnakers | electric winches | dive platform

  • 11 Berth | 5 cabins & Skippers cabin)

  • Based out of Trogir/Seget Marina | 10 mins from split airport

  • Gadgets: air con | cockpit fridge | boat wide speakers | electric toilets | Dinghy+outboard

 
Our last trip was probably one of my favorite holidays and I came not knowing anyone.
Relaxing, fun, lots of new friends and I learned that I love sailing! Would absolutely recommend
— Sheila Gaitan
I’d recently done my day skippers and was nervous to skipper my own boat in Italy 2018.
Now I can’t wait to come back for more. Croatia 2019 here we come
— Will Thomas
fantastic sailing, great itinerary and a wonderful bunch of
fellow adventurers. Can’t wait for the next one
— Aniek Wiegerinck

 

INTERACTIVE MAP

 
 

THE ITINERARY


Day 1 | Saturday 14th

Trogir to Solta | 9nm


  • Early hours - Take off, Split bound | 0900-1200 ish | Fly into Split

  • Transfer to the marina in mini bus is 10 mins

  • 1330 ish | Meet and greet for the crews and boats

  • 1400-1600 | Sort out provisions | Check in to boats

  • 1630 | Skippers Briefing | Safety briefings while moving onboard

  • 1730 | Evening sail (1.5 hours) to Sismis near the Blue Lagoon

  • 1900 | Sunset drinks onboard followed by dinner in waterfront restaurant

 
 
 

Day 2 | Sunday 15th

Solta to Sveti Klement (via Bol Spit) | 35nm

  • Depart around 0930 from Trogir or Milna

  • Shakedown sail to Bol Spit anchorage for swim & lunch

  • Afternoon Race to Hvar for dinner

  • Raft up together at restaurants doorstep

  • Sunset drinks and swim on the boat

  • Great food ashore

 

Day 3 | Monday 16th

Hvar Day ashore to scedro | 15nm

  • Late start after an inevitably heavy night

  • Lunch shore in Hvar exploring

  • Short evening Sail to the remote Isle of Scedro

  • Anchor for the night and eat onboard

  • Boogie the night away

  • Possible resupply if needed

 

Day 4 | Tuesday 17th

Scedro to korcula | 25nm

  • Morning Swim with relaxed departure

  • Cruise (hopefully downwind/kite up) down towards Korcula

  • Weather dependant on anchorage vs afternoon ashore in the historic (mini Dubrovnik)

  • Also options for wine tasting, which Korcula is renown for

  • Cocktails at sunset on the battlements of the town wall

  • Also possible evening race competitions around the nearby islands

 
 

Day 5 | Wednesday 18th

Korcula | LAstovo | mljet | 40nm

  • Morning cruise and swim down to the Nation Park on Island of Lastovo

  • Anchor off and swim into the WWII Submarine pen

  • Lunch stop off in the cute village of Pasadur

  • Afternoon Sail to the Isle of Mljet, mooring up stern too the harbour wall of Polåce or Pomena for dinner ashore

 

Day 6 | Thursday 19th

Exploring Mljet | 15nm

  • Oh the options are endless…

  • Wine tasting | Hiking | Bike ride - around the lakes on the island | Boat trip to the stunning 10th Century Monastery in the middle

  • If crews want to split up, the boats can sail around the Island and meet up with crew who want to go for a hike/explore

  • This day will be best played by ear

  • We will finish with a short sail along the stunning Island to one of Bono’s favourite spots called Prozurska for the evening

 

Day 7 | Friday 20th

prozurska-mljet to dubrovnik | 20nm

  • Final days sailing to Dubrovnik will involve a stop off/ lunch around the Islands of Otok Sipan or Lopud

  • These have beautiful long sandy beaches for some games

  • After lunch and activities our final sail will take us up the Rijeka Fjord to the ACI marina

  • Once packed up for the morning we can either use leftovers onboard or head into Dubrovnik for dinner


Day 8 | Saturday 21st

Dubrovnik Airport | 12nm

  • Depending on your flight times shared taxis or busses to visit Dubrovnik for the day or to the Airport - 20-30mins in the car



 

WEEK 2 ITINERARY | summary

An overview of the itinerary for now as a page with more detail is being developed


 
 
 

Day 1 | Saturday 21st | 5 nautical miles

Join the Boat | Evening sail to Zaton | Boat raft party

Day 2 | Sunday 22nd | 30 nm

Zaton to Mljet | stern too next to restaurant

Day 3 | Monday 23rd | 12nm

Morning activities - Bike hire - tour Mljet inland lakes | Afternoon sail to Korcula | marina or anchor options

Day 4 | Tuesday 24th | 15nm

Korcula to Lastovo | Swim in a submarine pen |

Day 5 | Wednesday 25th | 25nm

Lastovo to Vis

Day 6 | Thursday 27th | 10nm

Vis to Hvar |

Day 7 | Friday 28th | 15+10nm

Hvar to Solta to Trogir

Day 8 | Saturday 29th | Free as the wind

Explore Trogir/Split | Trip ends