The Croatian coast, abounding in natural harbors, with its countless
bays, beaches, ports and marinas is a real heaven for navigators.
Natural indentedness of the Croatian coast enables rest and stopover
in different surroundings.
There are 48 marinas in Croatia, which is a member of the association
of marinas and have 13.000 moorings in the sea and 7.500 on the
land. Marinas continuously work to improve and enrich their services,
and to adjust to the new needs and wishes of their guests.
Many ports of nautical tourism made some additions to their service:
traditional cuisine, water and electricity, doctor's services, services
of charter companies, accommodation in apartments, and electronic
surveillance and security of guests belongings.
Adriatic Croatia International Club, among the navigators better
known as the ACI club is the leading company for nautical tourism
in Croatia and presents a unique chain of 21 marinas which extend
from Dubrovnik in the south to Umag in the northern part of the
Croatian Adriatic. In the 18 years of conducting business the ACI
marinas have through their efforts of developing popularization
of sailing and by means of recognizable architectural characteristics
realized recognizable quality of services. Visitors to the modernly
equipped ACI marina can along with the regular reception, use other
technical services, have access to restaurants, snack-bars, stores,
laundromats and other contents which enrich their stay and make
it pleasurable. Those holding yearly contracts with the ACI marinas
can enjoy special services available to club members only (10% discount
on mooring prices in any ACI marina, discounts on various services
in the marinas, possibility of yearly combined (sea/land) moorings
contract). The ACI club is known to the professional navigators
as a regatta organizer in dual sailing, among which, the ACI cup
and World Cup in dual sailing held in Dubrovnik in 1996 And in Split
in 2000 stand out.
The association, among other things stands out in the promotion
of nautical tourism in Croatia and is a participant in all major
nautical fairs in Europe. The association of nautical tourism, that
is Croatian Marina Association, has achieved successful cooperation
with the yacht club Austria, the Board for marinas at the Slovenian
Chamber of commerce, and the German association of motor yachts.
During the year 1997 contracts were signed on five-year cooperation
with the German association. With the yacht club Austria and the
Slovenian Chamber of commerce contract was signed for one year,
with the clause of automatic extension of contract after the expiry
The members of the Croatian marina association, according to the
mentioned contracts, enable discounts on services in marinas to
the contracting parties. In turn Croatian marinas get complete support
in Austrian media services. They receive free support in all media
accessible to the German association of motor yachts (Stander magazine,
daily and summer press, professional magazines, TV and radio promotion).
With the Croatian airlines a contract has been signed by which
navigators who have signed contracts on renting yearly moorings
in any of the marinas of the Association can once a year get 50%
off, and every other time 30% off the price of an airplane ticket.
Because nautical tourism represents one of the most attractive
tourist offers of our country, the Association of nautical tourism
is where useful and vital information for navigators can be obtained,
and where they can discuss professional problems, and with the help
of the association solve them. Therefore advancing tourism to the
joy and contentment of the navigators and guests who have chosen
our coast, islands and sea as their holiday destination.
Association of nautical tourism
Group of charter companies
County Chamber of Rijeka
Bulevar oslobodjenja 23
Tel. (051) 209 111
Fax. (051) 216 033