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2022 July August Marina World

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MARINA GROUPS & NETWORKS Marina Trogir in the central part of the Adriatic coast has extensive wet and dry berths and very comprehensive boatyard facilities. finding we had the same goals and visions. As a consequence, Marina Nautica was added. I must point out that the management of our three marinas includes two other key people – Nenad Jurić and Tudor Bilić, who have exceptional maritime abilities, knowledge and skills and are involved in all levels of the business operation.” Sustainable roots With sustainability a driving force behind the establishment of the group, Marina 21 has a laser focus on the environment, aiming not only to create a pleasant atmosphere for clients but also to have operations that preserve the long-term beauty and viability of the places where the marinas are located. “All our marinas are adapted and equipped with ecological yards to receive various types of waste, special places to dispose of hazardous waste and, in all our marinas, we have pumps for emptying vessel tanks. Hotel Nautica just received a ConsumelessMed award for Sustainable Tourism in the Coastal Areas of the Mediterranean. We have significantly reduced our energy and water consumption and we are part of the Green Sail Association, regularly holding training for employees on proper waste management, care for the environment – and we conduct exercises in case of pollution.” The first phase of all-new Marina Polesana opened in Pula in April with 262 wet berths. When phase two completes, the marina will have well in excess of 1,000. The marinas “Croatia is justifiably called the ‘land of the thousand islands’, with more than 1,200 Croatian islands offering natural beauty, a rich culture and gastronomic luxuries,” Ilić says. The mild Mediterranean climate, with its 2,400 to 2,800 hours of sunshine a year, ranks among the sunniest in Europe. “Guests at our marinas will find a safe and quiet place, as well as the opportunity to enjoy our excellent food and staff willing to help them with whatever they need,” she adds. Located on the north-western coast of Istria, Marina Nautica in Novigrad is an exceptionally equipped first-class marina with a unique, shell-like pier arrangement offering 365 wet berths and 50 dry berths. It boasts full yacht service and technical assistance with all maintenance needs. A travel lift can accommodate vessels up to 80 tonnes. Other services include restaurants, a hotel, wellness centre with pools and saunas, and conference facilities. Marina 21 Group 3 859 206 1 331 221m² Marinas Total sea berths Total dry berths Hotel Combined marinas surface Novigrad has a rich history, with narrow ancient streets and secular architecture nestled in the medieval layout of the city centre. Spacious and modern, Marina Trogir in Trogir sits in the central part of the Adriatic coast, nestled in a bay protected from winds and storms. The marina has 232 wet berths and 114 dry berths. It boasts 600 tonne and 100 tonne travel lifts, 300 tonne and 60 tonne self-propelled trailers, boat service and maintenance, a nautical shop, charter agencies, grocery market and a restaurant. The historic city of Trogir, dating back to the 3rd century BC, tops the list of places to visit not only in Dalmatia, but in the whole of Croatia. The Trogir archipelago, dotted with islands, islets and tranquil bays with accessible land routes, has attracted numerous conquerors, seafarers, traders and chance travellers since ancient times. The 10ha (25 acre) Marina Polesana in Pula has 262 wet berths and 42 dry berths, a crane, boat maintenance services, premium facilities and services, with a restaurant opening soon. The seafront city of Pula sits on the top of the Istrian Peninsula. Nearby, the national park of Brijuni Archipelago is an attractive group of islands open to visitors. The majority are left untouched, with smaller islands almost completely covered by an ancient holm oak forest. The first phase of Marina Polesana completed in time for a grand opening in early April with a 262-berth floating marina delivered by Marinetek Adriatic (see Marina World May/June 2022). Around 900 additional berths and a hotel are planned for phase two. 26 – July/August 2022

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