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WorldMediterraneanAdriatic SeaCroatiaNorthern DalmatiaSestrunj
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Sestrunj Island lies off the mainland coast of Croatia nine miles WNW of the city of Zadar. The island is sandwiched between the N ends of the adjacent islands of Dugi Otok and Ugljan. Just under four square miles in size and relatively low-lying, the island supports a population of around 45 inhabitants, swelled during the summer by tourists from the mainland. There are two small settlements on the island, the village of Kablin, situated on the SW coast of the island just over a mile N of the southernmost tip, and the alternative ferry harbour of Hrvatin on the NE coast, which is used during strong S winds. The tiny harbour of Kablin offers good shelter in the prevailing NW winds and in easterlies but is open S. The harbour of Hrvatin is sheltered from S winds but is exposed in winds from NW round to E. The island’s main village of Sestrunj is in the centre of the island, roughly equidistant from the two harbours.


See Northern Dalmatia.


See Croatia.


See Croatia.



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The berthing options on the island consist of the two tiny harbours serving the village of Sestrunj, U. Kablin on the SW coast and U. Hrvatin on the NE coast.


Tiny harbour of Kablin from N

U. Kablin

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Harbour icon U. Kablin [[Sestrunj#U. Kablin|U. Kablin]] 44°08.301'N, 015°00.489'E
Visiting yachts berth on the inside of the southernmost jetty (the one where the ferry berths with the green light structure). Yachts must use their anchors to go stern or bows-to. Depths are 3.0 metres. Shelter on the jetty is good in N and E winds, but the inlet is open to winds from S and especially SE. In strong winds from these directions it is untenable here. Electricity can be connected but there is no water.
Hvratin harbour is only suitable for small vessels

U. Hrvatin

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Harbour icon U. Hrvatin [[Sestrunj#U. Hrvatin|U. Hrvatin]] 44°09.647'N, 014°59.736'E
U. Hrvatin is the alternative harbour for the ferries in strong S winds. The harbour is even smaller than Kablin and only a small yacht could find a berth on the inside of the breakwater here. Depths are around 2.0 metres.

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There is little space to anchor off either harbour in view of the ferries. Better anchorages are to be found on nearby islands of Molat or Dugi Otok.


Water N/A (Not Available)
Electricity U. Kablin/wiki/Sestrunj#.5B.5B.23U._Kablin.7CU._Kablin.5D.5DElectricity icon U. Kablin [[Sestrunj#U. Kablin|U. Kablin]] 44°08.301'N, 015°00.489'E Electricity can be connected on the jetty in U. Kablin.
Toilets ?
Showers ?
Laundry N/A
Garbage ?
Fuel N/A
Bottled gas None
Chandlers None
Repairs N/A
Internet WiFi N/A
Mobile connectivity Is there mobile telephone signal such as G4, G3, GPRS on the island? How strong is the signal? Are there any blind spots?
Vehicle rentals N/A


Sestrunj Village/wiki/Sestrunj#.5B.5BSestrunj.7CSestrunj_Village.5D.5DProvisions icon Sestrunj Village [[Sestrunj#Sestrunj Village|Sestrunj Village]] 44°09.056'N, 014°59.739'E Small provisions shop in the village of Sestrunj inland.

Eating out

  • Sestrunj Village
 /wiki/Sestrunj#.26nbsp.3BEatingout icon   [[Sestrunj# | ]] 44°09.056'N, 014°59.739'E Maybe there is a place to eat here.


Ferries to Zadar and adjacent islands.


Places to Visit

There is little do on the island, although there are reportedly the remains of an Illyrian fort.


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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