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WorldMediterraneanAdriatic SeaCroatiaNorthern DalmatiaDugi OtokSavar
44°03.759'N, 015°01.316'E Chart icon.png
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The conspicuous church at the N end of Savar

The picturesque, small harbour of Savar is situated on the SE coast of the island of Dugi Otok off the mainland coast of Croatia, two miles W of the N tip of the neighbouring island of . The hamlet and its short jetty lie at the S end of a U-shaped inlet open N and protected from E by a short spit of land with a conspicuous church on the end. The harbour, though charming, makes little concession to yachts, which must tie up on the outside of the miniature harbour, the inside being taken up with small craft moorings. Shelter here is good in all conditions but strong northerly winds.


See Northern Dalmatia.


See Croatia.


See Croatia.



Add here VHF channel for the coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

Also see Cruiser's Nets


There are no dangers in the immediate approach to Savar from N. Approaching from the S, beware of the rocky islet lying just over a mile SE of the conspicuous church and around 500 metres off the coast of Dugi Otok.


Božava is the closest seasonal port of entry. The nearest year-round port of entry is Zadar.


Visiting yachts berth alongside on the outside of the L-shaped jetty that encloses the shallow harbour just S of the church. Depths alongside are 5.0 - 6.0 metres. There are no facilities here. Shelter is good in winds from all directions except NW round to NE.

Marinas & Yacht Clubs



None. The bay off the town is too deep to anchor.




Small provisions shop in the village up the hill from the harbour.

Eating out

Restaurant in the village.


Local buses only.


Places to Visit

Savar is attractively situated at the head of a sheltered bay protected from E by a breakwater connecting the former islet of Pelegrin to the shore. There is a very old church on the islet that is thought to date from the 7th or 8th century


Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.


List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)


Also see Croatia.


See Croatia.


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