Vela Luka (Anchorage)
Sailing in company with Carina, we anchored right in front of the town among the fishing boats.
Nice quaint town. Lots of restaurants and shops.
My first opportunity to buy a Croatian SIM card for my phone. I bought a T-Mobile card for 100 Kn which worked well all over Croatia.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 16-Jun-2007
I anchored outside the marina in a few meters on sand and weed, and went ashore for a nice pizza.
When the wind came up from the NW I decided to head back the monastery and when that was no good, to Korcula Town inner basin for the night.
Wine tasting at Mr Zure'sHoward [ Just Imagine ] 26-Aug-2007
Poladin Pizzeria (Restaurant)
Great pizza right next to the anchorage outside the marina.
Telephone: +385 20 712 529Howard [ Just Imagine ] 27-Aug-2007
A lovely old walled city, reputed to be the birth place of Marco Polo. There is a house that one can visit which they call Marco Polo's home.
The city's narrow streets are laid out on a grid which is quite unique for this period.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 27-Aug-2007
Outer basin (Anchorage)
This was about 8-10 meters, anchored off the eastern shore near the beach ferry dock.
This anchorage was OK, but a bit too deep for my liking when testing the anchor. So, after a quick tour of Korcula town I left for Lumbarda, but returned the same night to anchor in the inner basin.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 25-Aug-2007
Franciscan church and monastery , built in 14th and 15th century in Gothic and Renaissance style.
It is a popular anchorage, but I could not find shelter from the strong westerly that was blowing, or a reliable, weed-free bottom.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 27-Aug-2007
Inner basin (Anchorage)
You leave the little island (rock) to port and go into the inner basin where there is easily 2.5m and anchor in front of the konoba in well protected and picturesque surroundings.
When I first arrived, I anchored in the outer bay in front of the beach ferry stop, but it was over 8 meters and the holding was not great.
This is a cozy and secure anchorage and I was the only sailboat boat in there.
I did not go ashore to the konoba but it looked popular and fun.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 28-Aug-2007
Konoba Lanterna (Bar)
They are open from 1800-2400Howard [ Just Imagine ] 29-Nov-2009
Hotel Bon Repos (Internet)
We dingied in to the hotel and paid 28Kn / hour for fast Internet access at their internet cafe.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 29-Nov-2009
Tri Luke (Anchorage)
Well protected from all but southeast. The bottom consists of rock and sand.Howard and Jayne [ Just Imagine ] 16-Oct-2008
A beautiful bay open to the south.
The western side has a sandy bottom but the eastern side is rocky.
www.sailingcroatia.netHoward [ Just Imagine ] 26-Jan-2009
Gubesa (Anchorage)Protected from the north and east,but south and west can cause a nasty swell and this bay.
www.sailingcroatia.netHoward [ Just Imagine ] 06-Apr-2009