Mali Iz

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Mali Iz
44°01.721'N, 015°08.422'E Chart icon.png
lat=44.02868 | lon=15.14037 | zoom=16 | y
The picturesque harbour of Mali Iz

The village and harbour of Mali Iz lie on the NE side of the island of in Croatia, two miles SE of the larger town and marina of Veli Iz. The tiny harbour consists of a quayed inlet and four short jetties, which are crammed with small leisure boats in shallow depths of around 1.0 - 1.5 metres. To the E of the harbour a new L-shaped ferry jetty has been constructed, the inner side of which has six laid moorings for visiting yachts in good shelter from all but strong NE or E winds. The harbour is ringed with picturesque, stone fishermen’s cottages and the village has a pre-Romanesque church of St Mary dating back to the 11th century.


See Northern Dalmatia.


See Croatia.


See Croatia.


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There are no dangers in the immediate approach to Mali Iz. If approaching from the N, it is possible in settled weather to pass between the islet of O. Knezak and island, where there are least depths of 3.5 metres. However, in unsettled weather or with any swell running it is better to pass outside O. Knezak. Depths in the approach to the harbour are 6.0 - 7.0 metres and on the ferry quay 3.5 - 4.0 metres.


Zadar is the nearest all-year round port of entry, or Šibenik if arriving from the S. During the summer, Sali on Dugi Otok and Primošten on the mainland are also ports of entry.


Mali Iz Harbour

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Harbour icon Mali Iz Harbour [[Mali Iz#Mali Iz Harbour|Mali Iz Harbour]] 44°01.721'N, 015°08.422'E

The only suitable overnight berths for a yacht are the six laid moorings on the S side of the L-shaped ferry jetty. The ferry berths on the N-facing side of the ‘L’. Depths here are from 3.5 metres near the root to 4.0 metres at the end. The berths here are really only suitable for smaller yachts of up 10-11 metres in view of the limited space to manoeuvre. The shelter is good in all conditions but strong NE or E winds. There are no facilities on the jetty.

It is also possible to moor inside the outer harbour alongside the W end of the ferry quay, where there are depths of 4.0 - 5.0 metres, for short periods but not overnight.
Mali Iz inner harbour is packed with local craft
There are six laid moorings on the S side of the ferry quay

Marinas & Yacht Clubs


The nearest suitable anchorage is U. Brsanj in island.


None. Nearest amenities are in Marina Veli Iz.


Small provisions shop on the harbour.

Eating out

Café/bar on the harbour.


Car ferries to Zadar on the mainland from U. Brsanj, half a mile SE.


Places to Visit

11th-century church of S. Marije in Mali Iz

The village is in a charming setting, its tiny harbour lined with old fishermen’s cottages and its narrow streets climbing up to the eleventh-century pre-Romanesque church of Sv. Marije (Saint Mary). The village also boasts an old fortified castle nearby.


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


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  • at the Wikipedia

See also Croatia.


See Croatia.


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