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Rok Puvar’s Adriatic Sea SUP winter crossing

On the 20th-21th of January, the Starboard’s Dream Team rider Rok Puvar from Slovenia successfully finished the first winter SUP offshore Adriatic Sea Crossing. The journey started in Pola, Croatia (the southernmost tip of the Istria peninsula) and finished 27 hours and 131 km (70 nautical miles) later on the other side of the Adriatic Sea, in Pesaro on the Italian coast. 456 more words


A Stroll through Lovely Šibenik and its Surroundings

Šibenik and its surroundings are one of my favourite areas in Croatia and it surprises me when I realize that many tourists don’t know about this pearl of the Croatian coast… So, here it is …. 211 more words


The Island at Sibenik in Yugoslavia in 1966

Sibenik is about halfway up the Adriatic coast of former Yugoslavia (as it was in 1966). It has no beach in the port town itself and so one took a small boat out to the small offshore island which served as the town’s ‘beach’ – although it was not so much a beach (no sand) but a paved esplanade to the water’s edge and behind that a cool Mediterranean conifer hinterland. 14 more words

Anthony J Sargeant

February 6, 1916

British cruiser and French torpedo-boat covering the retirement of the Serbian Army engage four enemy destroyers in the Adriatic and drive them in the direction of Cattaro.

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Driving the Adriatic Highway

After a refreshing month with Andrew’s family in Jušići, we rented a car and headed south to Dubrovnik. The drive was rushed as we were on a bit of a tight schedule, and we ended up pulling into the Dubrovnik airport just as my mother’s plane was landing. 1,614 more words

Happy Birthday, Sister Ships!

The beloved tall ships Sea Cloud and Sea Cloud II turn a collective 100 years old in 2016, with the grande dame celebrating 85 years and her younger sister, 15. 127 more words