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WorldMediterraneanAdriatic SeaCroatiaCentral DalmatiaBlace
43°00.100'N, 017°28.718'E Chart icon.png
lat=43.00167 | lon=17.47863 | zoom=15 | y

The hamlet of Blace and its associated anchorage are situated in the Neretvanski Kanal, the channel between the mainland and the Peljesac Peninsular on the Adriatic coast of Croatia. The settlement lies two miles SE of the entrance to the Neretva River, the largest river in the Adriatic. The surroundings here are idyllic, but the entrance to the anchorage has depths of only 2.5 metres and it is therefore only suitable for relatively shallow draft yachts and in settled weather.


See Central Dalmatia.


See Croatia.


See Croatia.


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In the approach from the N, it is important to give a good clearance to the shallows extending nearly a mile off the mouth of the Neretva River two miles NW of Blace. The anchorage is partly protected by two small islands, the larger of which, Otocic Skoljic/wiki/Blace#Otocic_SkoljicIsland icon Otocic Skoljic [[Blace#Otocic Skoljic|Otocic Skoljic]] 42°59.962'N, 017°28.595'E , has a light structure on top. The entrance channel is to the E of Otocic Skoljic and care is needed since, although the channel has depths for much of its length of 5.0 - 6.0 metres, there is only 2.5 metres immediately E of the island.


Small craft in the lagoon at Blace

It may be possible for a yacht drawing under 2.0 metres to lie alongside the short pier if there is space. Depths here range from 2.0 metres at the root to 3.0 metres at the end. It is not possible to proceed past the pier and into the lagoon behind owing to limited depths and overhead cables.

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Blace anchorage from W

Blace Anchorage

Blace Anchorage/wiki/Blace#Blace_Anchorage
Anchorage icon Blace Anchorage [[Blace#Blace Anchorage|Blace Anchorage]] 43°00.066'N, 017°28.702'E
Once past the Otocic Skoljic/wiki/Blace#Otocic_SkoljicIsland icon Otocic Skoljic [[Blace#Otocic Skoljic|Otocic Skoljic]] 42°59.962'N, 017°28.595'E , it is possible to anchor in deeper water between it and the short pier extending off the village to the NNE. The depths here are 6.0 - 7.0 metres and the holding is excellent in the mud.




In the Hamlet/wiki/Blace#In_the_HamletProvisions icon In the Hamlet [[Blace#In the Hamlet|In the Hamlet]] a single provisions shop.

Eating out





The lagoon inland from the anchorage is a haven of tranquility and well worth walking around.


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)


For other useful websites, see Croatia.


See Croatia.


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