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Sailing to Montenegro? Where to go, what to do – Part Three, Bay of Kotor, Porto Montenegro, Port of Kotor and Marina Kotor

Bay of Kotor Bay of Kotor is located in the western part of Montenegrin Coast, near the border with Croatia. Bay is divided into several smaller bays connected with narrow straits. Narrowest is Verige strait, wide only 340 meters at its narrowest point. For navigators it is important to know that in the Bay of Kotor speed for all vessels is limited to 10 knots, and in Verige and Kumbor Strait maximum 6 knots. It is a place with rich historical background that has several well preserved medieval towns and numerous old Churches and buildings from Medieval times. Oldest of all is the Cathedral...

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Sailing to Montenegro? Where to go, what to do – Part Two, Dukley Marina Budva

Budva Budva is located in the central part of the Montenegrin Coast, and it is the informal Tourist Capital of Montenegro. As soon as you put step on a shore you will feel Montenegro at its best. The unseen compound of ancient and modern, Medieval style old town of Budva, on one side and modern Marina and Promenade with open air night clubs on the other side. Dukley Marina Budva Dukley Marina Budva is near the Old Town of Budva on its northern end. It has a capacity of 300 berths and can accept yachts up to 70 meters long and with up to 4 meters draft. Dukley Marina offers water and electricity...

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Sailing to Montenegro? Where to go, what to do – Part One, Port of Bar and Marina Bar

Entering in Montenegro by sea When you are entering in Montenegro by sea from south, the first place where you can be cleared is Bar. According to the Montenegrin Law on Yachts, upon entering in Montenegrin Territorial Waters yacht should proceed with the shortest route to destination port which is open for international traffic in order to obtain arrival clearance, navigation permit called Vignette and Endorsement of Crew and Passenger list by Harbour Master’s Office or one of its branch. When entering in Montenegrin Territorial Waters and prior to arrival at the destination port, Master or...

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Some useful information for yachts sailing in South Adriatic and Montenegrin Teritorial Waters

Either that you are planning to make yacht trip to Montenegro or you are just passing South Adriatic on the way to some other destination, there are some things that you should know. Most important for everyone at sea should be safety, of course. You never know when something can go wrong, but if it does, you should know who to ask for assistance in the case of disstress at sea. In the case of distress in Montenegrin Territorial or Adjacent Waters first point of contact for sending Distress Call is Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center Bar ( MRCC Bar ) which prepares and coordinates...

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