From Zadar, there's so much to explore in just a week. The region is rich with islands, and your journey includes a visit to the renowned Kornati Marine National Park, famous for its breathtaking landscapes and marine life and more than three hundred islands.

`Discover unspoiled beaches, bays, cliffs, islands, and quaint fishing and farming villages.

Marina Zadar Tankerkomerc, located in the historic city of Zadar, where most charter companies of the region are based, is just approximately 15 kilometers away from Zadar International Airport.
The sailing time is approximate and calculated based on an average sailing speed of 6 knots. The actual time will depend on the choice of the marina, weather conditions, yacht specifications, and crew skills.
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Detailed Route from Zadar
Day 7, Friday: Zut - Zdrelac - Zadar
Sailing back to Zadar. Pass through the picturesque Zdrelac Channel, but only if your boat mast height is less than 16m to pass under Zdrelac bridge.

Otherwise, you will have to take a slightly longer route around the eastern cape of Pasman Island.
As you approach Zadar, take in the sights of the historic city walls and ancient landmarks along the waterfront of the city known for its Roman and Venetian ruins.
15 nm, about 2.5 h
Remember that for docking at restaurant docks or private bays, it is necessary to coordinate the conditions with the respective owners or managers in advance.
Make sure to contact them in a timely manner to arrange docking and dinner reservations. In the case of marinas, check for availability and coordinate the details beforehand.
Yacht check-in day. If you’re ready for early yacht check-in, it’s a good idea to depart from Zadar the same day and enjoy a brief 1.5-hour sail to Muline Bay. Upon arrival, you can opt for anchoring or mooring buoys in the sheltered bay, protected from southern winds. The bay also features three restaurants, so it's advisable to book a spot in advance.
Day 1, Saturday: Zadar - Muline Bay
8 nm, about 1.5 h
Recommended docking spot:
Muline Marina - anchor or moor in the protected bay area
Day 2, Sunday:
Muline - Soline - Molat
Depart from Muline and continue your journey towards Molat, passing through Soline along the way. Soline, a small island without docking facilities, offers a serene bay for anchoring where you can enjoy a refreshing swim amidst tranquility. Take a dinghy ride to the quayside and get a drink in a lovely little beach bar.

Upon reaching Molat, you'll find a cozy marina with welcoming staff ready to assist. Consider dining at Grill Mare, the restaurant overlooking the harbor, for a delightful dinner experience.
19 nm, about 3.5 h
Day 3, Monday: Molat - Veli Iz
15 nm, about 2.5 h
Leave Molat behind and head towards Veli Iz, a charming island known for its olive groves and vineyards, and its pottery, which is a long-standing tradition. So, this is the ideal spot for purchasing earthenware souvenirs and pottery.

The best recommendation for dinner is tuna steak at a family-run Lanterna restaurant. And if you're lucky, enjoy music in the central square of the village.
Recommended docking spot:
Molat harbor - mooring
Recommended docking spot:
Marina Veli Iz - small port with mooring lines, stern to dock
Day 4, Tuesday:
Veli Iz - Sali - Telascica
Depart from Veli Iz and sail towards Sali, a little town on the island of Dugi Otok. Stop off here for lunch and explore the colorful harbor. Afterward, continue your journey to Telascica. Here is situated the stunning Telascica Nature Park with its towering cliffs and saltwater Lake Mir, where the water temperature rises up to more than 30 Celsius degree during the summer. Ticket for the Park can be purchased from the Park Ranger or on the Park website and include payment for a buoy.
15 nm, about 2.5 h
Recommended docking spot:
Anchor or stay on a buoy in Ulava Mir, near the entrance to the nature park
Day 6, Thursday: Ravni Zakan - Zut
Set sail from Telascica and venture into the Kornati National Park, an archipelago of 89 closely located islands, many uninhabited, and is known for its rugged landscapes and clear waters*

Cruise through the labyrinth of islands and marvel at the unique rock formations, pass Fort Tureta, descend closer to the southern tip of the island, and drop anchor at Uvala Lopatica or moor at the "Konoba Beban" pier and order lamb for lunch.

Head to the next island, Ravni Zakan, for an evening swim and dinner at "Konoba Žakan" Don't forget to book a spot on the restaurant's pontoon in advance. You can also anchor at Ravni Zacan Nord depending on the wind direction.
Leave Ravni Zakan behind and make your way to Zut, one of the largest islands in the Kornati archipelago, separated from the Kornati by a Zutski Kanal two miles wide. Zut is not part of the Kornati National Park, so yachts can enter here without paying an entrance fee.

Along the route, you'll pass by coves and bays like Luka Žut perfect for a midday swim. Breathtaking scenery unfolds before your eyes when you reach the hilltop at sunset.
Day 5, Wednesday: Telascica - NP Kornati - Ravni Zakan
16.5 nm, about 3 h
16 nm, about 3 h
Recommended docking spot:
ACI Marina Zut - marina for 120 berth
Marina Festa - free if you eat at Festa restaurant
Recommended docking spot:
"Konoba Žakan" pontoon
Anchoring at Ravni Zacan Nord
Now it’s time to plan your next trip!
*Remember that you have to pay an admission park fee for the boat depending on the length and number of days. Buying a ticket on the spot, you’ll end up paying twice as much, so it’s better to buy a ticket in advance.

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