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The marina is open year round. It is located northwest from the harbor of Zadar , and is generally utilized by local residents.
There are 250 berths for small yachts. The marina becomes progressively shallower towards its inner end and towards the beginnings of each pier.
The marina is protected by two breakwaters.
Facilities include electricity and water hook ups, showers, parking and currency exchange. Other facilities are available in the nearby Marina Borik or in Zadar. The marina has two hoists (2.5 and 5.5t) and a slipway.
Marina Vitrenjak, or sometimes referred to as Marina Uskok, is located in Zadar, the oldest town in Croatia, which lies in the central part of the Adriatic Coast of Croatia, in North Dalmatia. Zadar is approximately 160 km north of Split and 290 km south of Rijeka, and together with Dubrovnik constitutes Croatia’s four major harbours. It is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia. Situated half a mile north of the Zadar harbour, and 400 m S of Marina Borik, Marina Vitrenjak provides an excellent shelter from all winds. It is located approximately 3 km, or 15-minute walk, from the town centre. The marina is run by Uskok sailing club. Many local professional sailors gather and moor their boats here. Visiting yachts are welcome if there is available space. The marina is open all year round. The busiest time of the season is in July and August when the marina is often fully booked.
Marina Vitrenjak has seven concrete piers with 505 wet berths and 50 dry berths, all of which are equipped with water and electricity. It can accommodate boats and yachts up to 20 m in length. Sea depth in the marina ranges from 1.5 m at the foot of the piers to 4 m at the head. Depth at the entrance of the marina is 12 m.
There is a supermarket, nautical equipment shop, bus stop, cash machine, bank, private accommodation, youth hostel, hotel, tennis courts, restaurants, beaches and beach bars nearby. Nearest gas station is in Zadar harbour, at the entrance to Marina Zadar, 3 km from the marina.
You can reach the town centre by bus, which is a 5-minute drive away from the marina, or you can walk approximately 15 minutes. The nearest ambulance, pharmacy and hospital are in the town centre.
Zadar is connected to major European cities by seasonal flights via Zadar Airport, which is located in Zemunik Donji, 8 km from the town centre.
The city of Zadar overlooks the island of Ugljan and Pašman to the west, from which it is separated by the narrow Zadar Strait. Be careful when sailing the Zadar Strait as sea currents and jugo can be strong there.
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Zadar is a city and port on the mainland in the center of the Croatian Adriatic.
Numerous national parks are in the vicinity of Zadar: Plitvice, Paklenica, Krka and Kornati as well as the nature parks Velebit and Telascica. One of the most important sites to visit in Zadar is the church of St. Donat , which is the symbol of the city. It is one of the most important structures of the Croatian early Middle Ages. Zadar also is home to many museums: the Archaeological Museum (established in 1830), the Maritime Museum and the National Museum , including the Art Gallery and the Department of Natural Sciences. Among Zadar’s well-known specialities is the liqueur Maraskino, which was a favorite drink in the European courts of the 19th century.