THE MARINA Mandalina Marina is located near the former Navy base built in the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy in 1905, today complex of NCP Shipyard. It is open to its guests since 2005 and provides shelter and becomes a starting point to sail and enjoy the magic Adriatic coast. Mandalina Marina began operations primarily as a fleet base NCP Charter, which is in recent years developing and expanding their capacity, and in year 2009 reaches its current capacity of 367 berths and 50 dry berths. Parallel to the expansion of capacity, Mandalina Marina becomes a base of reputable charter companies and a peaceful oasis for the yacht's owners search and find here safe harbor. As a vision that never rests and a project that complements the existing facilities, NCP Group and Dogus Group in cooperation begun the construction of the first marina for mega yachts in Croatia that will accommodate yachts up to 140 m. on the west side of the peninsula Mandalina, after which the marina was named, is planned to build an integrated tourist complex that will consist of a five-star hotel, luxury villas, sports facilities and exclusive retail shops. Completion of the tourist complex is expected for year 2013. Mandalina Marina is a member of The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the first marina in Croatia that has been awarded with 5 gold anchors.
HOW TO REACH OUR SIBENIK BASE
Airport Kaštela - SPLIT 60 km (40 min) from the base. Airport Zemunik - ZADAR 80 km (55 min) from the base.
Motorway A1, exit Šibenik & go toward Marina Mandalina following the map. Before arriving at marina Mandalina, you will pass big shopping mall Dalmare, and then you will turn first crossroad right and drive around 1,5 km straight. Then you turn left and follow the signs to NCPMarina Mandalina.
Parking NCP Marina Mandalina, price is 5,00 €/per day/car By TrainClosest station is Šibenik
By Bus from Šibenik (15 minutes): everything is indicated at the station Taxis Airport of Split - NCP marina Mandalina Šibenik Airport of Zadar - NCP marina Mandalina Šibenik
MEETING POINT/OFFICE Marina Mandalina, Šibenik, pier C NCP Marina Mandalina Obala J. Sizgorica 1 22000 ŠIBENIK – CROATIA
Channel 17 for land - sea and sea - land communication
Channel 10 or 16 Harbormaster Office in Šibenik
METEOROLOGICAL STATION IN MARINA - actual weather conditions.Printed daily weather reports in Croatian, English, German and Italian, weather forecast for 3 and 7 days, warnings.
Wi Fi ASSISTANCE WITH CUSTOM PROCEDURES obligatory for all foreign flagged yachts coming to Croatia: putting yachts under Custom's custody in marina
EXCHANGE OFFICEmarina is buying up EUR, USD i GBP currency according to the valid exchange rate of PBZ Bank. Valid identification card is required. Cards for use and maintenance of electricity system - at Front Desk and by dock hand on night dutyOrders for technical services
PARKING Parking service can be paid at Front Desk in cash or credit card (VISA, MASTERCARD, AMEX, DINERS, MAESTRO). Parking service payment can also be done on marina exit 24/7 in cash or by above mentioned credit cards.
GENERAL TOURIST INFORMATION CONCIERGE SERVICE Entrance tickets to Kornati Islands National ParkMail serviceJourney, trips and excursion organizationReservation for restaurantsTickets for sport events, theatre, museums, exhibitions, etc.Taxi transfer to 2 International Airports Zadar and Split (70 km), town center, shopping centers etc
SIGHTSEEING IN SIBENIK Šibenik city is located in the middle of Croatian Adriatic littoral, in a bay which coasts are very well jagged where comes out Krka, one of the most beautiful karstic rivers of Croatia. Šibenik is the administrative, political, economical, social and cultural centre of Šibenik-Knin comitat, which nautical area, located between Zadar and Split coasts, extends on 100 km long and toward inland till Dinara mount 45 km deep.Šibenik established in 10th century close to a deep bay, was the Croatian capital for a short period.The town of Sibenik, well known for its cultural heritage:
• the famous Cathedral of St. Jakov, from the 15th century. The construction of the Cathedral lasted for 100 years and it is listed on UNESCO's list of World Cultural Heritage.
• well preserved medieval old town with 4 fortresses.
• numerous cultural and entertainment events.PROVISIONINGSmall Market in Marina - working hours from 8:00 – 20:00 every day during season Supermarket is 2 km from marina Mandalina – Transfer possible with taxi.
THE WEATHER The climate is typically Mediterranean along the Adriatic coast, meaning warm dry summers and mild winters. With 2,600 hours of sunlight on average yearly, it is one of the sunniest coastlines in all of Europe. Expect temperatures around 30 degrees during July/August, down to 23 degrees on average in May/October.The winds in Croatia prevail from the north west, with an average wind speed of 7/8 knots during the season. The strongest winds in Croatia are BORA (SI or NE) which blowes from the shore towards sea, from direction northeast, and jugo (JI or SE) which blowes from direction southeas and it mostly bringing rain and bad meteorological conditions. Bora usually blowes 3 days and its specific is blowing in gusts. The strongest bora blowes in Velebit canal.
HAZARDS Look out for the ‘Bora’, a north easterly that can surprise people if sailors don’t check their forecasts regularly.