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Sailing in Croatia #68451
09/18/2015 02:52 PM
09/18/2015 02:52 PM
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Saint Thomas, USVI
CaptainJay Offline OP
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Sitting in a cafe in Trogir, Croatia picking up a 38 Beneteau for a week tommorow. I will post when there is wifi available. So far it's been a great trip we Flew overnight into Rome spent one night and full day there at a Hot near the Pantheon. We flew into Croatia this morning and have been hanging out all day doing taste testing of various beers to do we can make sound provisioning decisions. So far I am very impressed with the town and the people.

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Jay

Last edited by CaptainJay; 09/18/2015 03:25 PM.
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Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: CaptainJay] #68452
09/27/2015 05:40 PM
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Looking forward to your notes. We just booked a Bavaria 45 for a one way from Split to Dubrovnik in June of 2016.

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: Mrs_Monkey_Feet] #68453
09/28/2015 11:54 AM
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We are in Paris now for a few days the trip was great. I have a ton of pictures and will write a proper report when I get back to St Thomas.
Jay

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: CaptainJay] #68454
10/08/2015 09:58 PM
10/08/2015 09:58 PM
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We are planning a Croatia charter in September 2016. Can't wait to read your trip report. Were the beers good?
-Dave

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: DLJ] #68455
10/09/2015 07:55 AM
10/09/2015 07:55 AM
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Devon, UK
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Dave-I'm not a beer drinker, though didn't hear my husband complaining. The ,local white wine was surprisingly good and decently priced though. Well worth a try.

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: salica] #68456
10/09/2015 08:59 AM
10/09/2015 08:59 AM
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If you are wine drinkers definitely try the Croatian Reds

There is a grape called Crljenak Kaštelanski (most just call it Crljenak – pronounced Try zurl-yen-ak)

It is the DNA parent to three wines that are a little more popular – Zinfandel (US), Primitivo (Italy), and Plavac Mali (Croatian).

I have had Crljenak a couple times and it is ok, but oh my - Plavac Mali is wonderful! It is a big red so most of the time it definitely needs to be decanted.

Just like any other wine you can find them at all price levels. If you want to splurge one night treat yourself to special meal and give Plavac Mali a shot.

But most of all enjoy the trip!


Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: TomB] #68457
11/22/2015 04:44 PM
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Saint Thomas, USVI
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I still haven't gotten around to an actual trip report but here are some pictures.

Europe 2015

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: CaptainJay] #68458
11/24/2015 12:10 AM
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Great pictures, Jay. Can't wait for some stories to go along with them.
-Dave

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: CaptainJay] #68459
11/25/2015 08:36 AM
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Judging from all the Karlovackos, the stories should be good!


I've got a Caribbean Soul I can barely control... (JB)
Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: Mrs_Monkey_Feet] #68460
11/25/2015 11:29 PM
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Mrs Monkey Feet, we are also planning a one way charter from Trogir to Dubrovnik on a Bavaria 45, in September - love to compare some notes, hear more from Captain Jay and I know I have a few questions for Eva. It's always fun planning ahead.
-Dave

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: CaptainJay] #68461
03/29/2016 01:47 PM
03/29/2016 01:47 PM
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Jay have you had time for a trip report. We are booked on an ASA flotilla out of Trogir last week of June and would be interested in any information you can share.
Thanks.



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Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: Whitesail] #68462
04/12/2016 10:49 AM
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I am also interested in any information you have to share. Thanks Captain Jay!
-Dave

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: DLJ] #68463
04/12/2016 03:34 PM
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Devon, UK
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Trogir is fascinating. Lovely little alleyways and enough restaurants to eat in a different place every night for a weeks. Enjoy.

Re: Sailing in Croatia [Re: salica] #68464
06/20/2016 09:10 AM
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