Practice and route


Training route starts in ship-based marina Kornati, Biograd-na-Moru. In Saturday all participants come to marina, get acquainted with captain and crew, buy provision aboard, settle in yacht and get to know it (yacht check in – configuration + checking). In Sunday and every next day crew makes a new passage and stops in a new place. In Friday you come in ship-based marina and in Saturday morning 09:00 you quit the yacht. Training route usually covers the nearest aquatoria to Biograd and includes berths in marinas, docks, moorings and anchorages.


Training program in practice


Training program is built the following way: every morning crew studies theory, then practicing berthing and coming out marina (about 11-12:00), then passage with practical skills training. During the passage you also have time to study theoretical aspects. Arriving in the next point (about 18:00) and overview of mistakes and situations occurred during the day, then you make a plan for the next day.

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The examination of theoretical course is set in form of the test in the last day on yacht in presence of captain-instructor. Practice is scored by captain-instructor’s assessment of your skills during whole training period (no additional practice examination needed).


In case the student didn’t pass the exam from the first time, he revises the material after he returns home and retakes exam in the office. (In case the student is from another city, alternative method of exam is chosen – video conference and others)


After passing the exam temporary certificates are made and within a month original certificates are given.


Our fleet based in marina Kornati at:

Obala Kralja Petra Krešimira IV 38a, 23210 Biograd n/M – Croatia

Yacht check-in and checkout takes place at office of our partners Adriatic Challenge D.O.O.

Obala Kralja Petra Krešimira IV 38a

Gloria Jureško +385 (0)997383345

check-in - Saturday from 17:00

check-out - Friday in 17:00 or in Saturday in 8:30

Base manager: Marin Rudić +385(0)997021637


Payment of insurance deposit for yacht can be made in cash or by credit card (VISA, MASTERCARD, DINERS, and AMERICAN EXPRESS).

* Parking place near marine costs 7 euro per day

* Tourists tax per person 7 HRK per day per person 

Payment in cash is possible in HRK only!

Captains must have with them:


Skipper’s license

VHF certificate

How to get to marina:

We recommend coming in Zagreb airport. Notwithstanding this airport is most distant, there come more flights and it’s possible to find cheaper air tickets.

There are two ways to get from Zagreb to marina (they are appropriate for any other airports too, but prices are different):

1) Transfer by car 280 euro

Johnnie Kazija

Mobile: +38598536591

2) Bus ~ 20 euro per person

You come out from Zagreb airport. Opposite the exit you will see white bus that goes to bus station (Kolodvor in Croatian), ticket costs 30 HRK. You can find bus schedule here

Bus comes to bus station. You go upstairs and buy ticket to Biograd-na-Moru (150 HRK). There is exit number on the ticket the same as at the airport. The bus goes 4 hours with one 20-minute stop in the middle of the way. When you come to Biograd’s bus station (indicated on the map) go down to the sea, on the quay make a left turn and pass under barrier.

3) Car rental

You can rent a car for a week or check out it in marina. For example her


Logushkin Yury
IYT Yachtmaster Offshore Instructor Power & Sail
Yacht handling experience since 1982
Alexandrovsky Sergey
IYT Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor Power & Sail

Ukhin Andrey



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Yachting experience since 1978

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Ivanov Vladimir


IYT Instructor Sail & Power, Instructor Irish ICC 24m Sail, 24m.Power Coastal and Inland

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Alexey Brunov



IYT Bareboat skipper Instructor Sail

Yacht handling experience since 2004

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Tatarchuk Dmitry



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Yacht handling experience since 2013

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Logushkina Victoria



IYT Instructor International Bareboat Skipper Sail

Yacht handling experience since 2012

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Savin Alexey



 IYT Instructor International Bareboat Skipper Sail

Yacht handling experience since 2015.

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Ante Spoljaric




IYT Instructor International Bareboat Skipper Sail

Yacht handling experience since 2006

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Kalinin Grigory



IYT Instructor International Bareboat Skipper Sail

Yacht handling experience since 2017

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Kharagezov Yury


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IYT Instructor International Bareboat Skipper Sail

Yacht handling experience since 2011

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Farafonov Dmitry



IYT Instructor International Bareboat Skipper Sail

Yacht handling experience since 2014

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The yacht has full set of Vip equipment: 4 separate cabins, each of this has its own shower/electric; air conditioning; generator and inverter 12-220 V (there is always electricity on board, even in the sea); TV in  saloon; dinghy with outboard engine, free Wi-Fi. Beds in the fore cabins are transformed: you can divide it into 2 separate beds or connect central parts and get one big bed.

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Technical details:

Outbound marina

Marina Kornati, Biograd-na-Moru

Check in

After 17-00

Check out

Check out: Friday till 17-00, disembarkation: Saturday 09-00

Technical characteristics

Built in 2006, renovated in 2014

4+1 cabins

Showers and heads 4+1

Water tank 970 liters

Fuel tank 410 liters

Gas tank (2 cylinders 10 liters each)

Bow thruster

Electric anchor winch (length of chain 80 meters)

LOA 16.75m /LWL 14.79 m

Beam 4.87m/ beam waterline 4.00m

Draught 2.30m

Mast height 22.30m

Gross capacity 6100kg


GPS+ plotter in cockpit

Automatic pilot system

VHF station

Depth sounder; log

Wind speed indicator


Navigational publications

Deck equipment

External steering control

Swim platform

Teakwood decking (renovated in 2015)

Spray hood


Stern pulpit


Shower on deck (hot/cold)

Dinghy with outboard engine

Internal equipment

Air conditioner


Gas stove


Kitchen sink

Electric refrigerator (280 liters gross), freezer

Table in mess room and cockpit

Sun mat

Power supply 220V ashore and at sea

Sun deck chairs


TV in mess room (flat screen 32 inches)

CD player

MP3 player



Snorkeling and fishing gear


Mast 23m

Dacron 2014 year

Furling mainsail 54m2

Furling jib 80.5m2

Spinnaker (extra charge)





Fire extinguisher

Radar reflector

Emergency tiller

Fog horn

Life raft for 10 persons

12 safety jackets + 2 infant life jackets


J. Fauroux / В. Garroni ; Jeanneau Design


What to take in a yacht trip    

Soft bag. Suitcase is not convenient and takes all free space in cabin (some of them even don’t edge into hatch of yacht). Soft capacious sports bug that can be folded and put in locker – this is it.

Medicaments. Don’t forget to take all medicaments you may need. Besides those who doubt that they may be seasick should take travel sickness pills (“Dramina” pills, bracelets). For those who have any chronic problems we do recommend to consult with the doctor.

Warm clothes and reserve dry clothes. Standard set of clothes – warm fleece, pants, jacket and bib overalls. Those who freeze constantly may take thermal underwear. For warm weather comfortable shorts, shirts with and without sleeves, light wind-resistant jacket, light sport pants.

Waterproof jacket and pants/overalls. A nice wind-resistant/waterproof jacket protect from rain and splash. Choose clothes that have got pockets with zippers and velcros to prevent falling out of things at sea. You may find sailing clothes department in “Decathlon” store, for the first time it’s enough to have a jacket and pants (overalls). Special clothes for yachting are rainwear (for example brands Gill, Musto, Slam).

Evening and party clothes. Casual style is perfect, especially from wrinkle-resistance fabric, there is no iron on yacht. Evening dress and shoes you will hardly wear, but beautiful women dresses are beloved by sailors of all nations!

Yacht gloves. Very important element of outfit! Green hands would better choose gloves covering all fingers except thumb and pointer to work with gear. Gloves with all fingers cut won’t do because they wear out on flexions. We recommend Gill or Slam. Bicycle gloves for fitness won’t do!    

Shoes. If you have such a possibility then take special yacht shoes (Musto, Gill, Slam, Gaastra). The main advantage of these shoes is that they don’t slip on wet surface especially when heeling. Almost all other shoes leave their mark on deck or slide putting you at unnecessary risk. Never bring shoes with black bottom. They mark deck and these traces are unwashed. Sport shoes with light colored unmarking bottom will do perfectly! You’d better have two pairs in case one of them is got drenched. Recommend waterproof yacht shoes “Code 1” Slam (Italy).

(!) Yacht shoes and gloves are the first useful things for a yachtsmen-beginner.

Sandshoes. It’s very convenient to have rubber sandshoes for taking shower in marinas. Shower rooms are public. Ordinary sandshoes are also useful in the evening when resting (as you wish).

Headwear. A cap, do-rag, sunhat – better on strings – protect your head from sun and wind. Headwear should stick on and is not blown away.

Bathroom accessories and so on. Towel, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, etc. Don’t forget, please! It’s useful to have a bag for bath bottles: it is convenient to go with it to shower room in  marina. Towels are desirable, those that are issued on yacht are not always of required size. It is very convenient to have quick-drying small travel towels, one small for the face, the other for the body. You will use them in any trips.

Sunblock. Protection level from 50. Sunlight is reflected from water and sails even not in summer and wind creeps out sensations, so skin protection is very important.

Sports sunglasses with UV protection and anti-glare. Sea and sails reflect light very much. Eyes get tired. Sunglasses should be with a ribbon. Yachtsmen-beginners often present sunglasses as the first tribute to Neptune.

Favorite CD. The yacht has CD-player and is very nice to listen to your favorite tunes.

Guitar or other skillfully mastered compact musical instruments - saxophone, flute, trumpet or even a drum!

Charge for mobile.

Cash. ATMs are far away from the harbor. The map also does not hurt.

Earplugs for ears. It's noisy, someone might snoring!

Sleeping bag. Not obligatory (!) There are sets of linen and blankets. But those who like to sleep under open sky should take it with them – they will enjoy it very much.