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WorldMediterraneanAdriatic SeaCroatiaKvarner GulfKrkBaska
44°58.100'N, 014°45.510'E Chart icon.png
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Baska is a popular holiday resort nestling in a bay between two mountain ranges at the SE end of the island of the island of Krk in Croatia. Originally a Roman settlement, the town was rebuilt closer to the sea in the 16th century and much of this later settlement remains today, although considerably altered. The town is very crowded with holidaymakers during the season and its harbour gets very busy. A visiting yacht will need to squeeze in wherever it can during the peak summer months, probably using its anchor, on the E breakwater. Baska is not a good place to make for if there is anything S in the forecast and would be untenable in a southerly gale.


See Krk.


See Croatia.


See Croatia.



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The town of Baska is easily identified at the head of the bay, ringed by high mountain ranges. Closer in, the long E breakwater will be clearly seen (usually with the masts of yachts clustered along it). Entry to the harbour is between this breakwater and a shorter pier to the W which is used by tripper and hotel boats. Depths in the entrance are around 6.0 - 8.0 metres.


Baska is not a port of entry. The nearest port of entry is Rijeka.


Baška harbour from SW

Baška Harbour

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Harbour icon Baška Harbour [[Baska#Baška Harbour|Baška Harbour]] 44°58.134'N, 014°45.616'E
Baška harbour is normally crammed with tripper boats and leisure craft - especially during peak season - but there may be space for a visiting yacht to squeeze in towards the outer end of the E breakwater. Depths here are 3.0 - 4.0 metres and you will have to use your anchor to go bows or stern-to. Shelter here is good from most directions, although Baska is uncomfortable in S winds and a southerly gale would probably make the harbour untenable.

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In settled weather, it is possible to anchor W of the harbour clear of the swimming areas. The holding here is moderate to good in sand.


Water N/A (Not Available)
Electricity N/A
Toilets N/A
Showers N/A
Laundry N/A
Garbage Bins near the harbour
Fuel N/A
Bottled gas N/A
Chandlers None
Repairs N/A
Internet N/A
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals N/A


Small supermarket and other provisions shops in the town.

Eating out

Numerous cafes, bars and restaurants in the town.



Places to Visit

The town of Baska

Baska, although a frantically busy resort in summer, has its attractions, especially for those keen on hiking. The surrounding mountains have a number of marked trails that are rewarded with superb views over to the Velebitski mountains. The tourist office has a free map showing the most popular trails.


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)



See entry for Croatia.


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