The new Hanse 505 replaces the previous Hanse 495 model and not only builds on the new focus in the Hanse models but also stands for the implementation of new ideas overall. The Hanse 505 also sets innovative trends in the key areas of design, functionality, technology, performance, luxury, and safety.
Its unparalleled exterior design with the elegant solid bulwark and the best cockpit in its class sets new standards. The two cockpit tables in the Hanse 505 can also be transformed into a protruding relax launch. The HANSE 505 has everything you could expect from the perfect cruising yacht. Why? Its lines are the creation of Judel/Vrolijk & co, the best and most experienced yacht designers in the world. This guarantees that it is fast, easy, and safe to sail in any weather.
You can sail this 14-ton yacht on your own, whenever you like. The setting, hauling in, shortening, and trimming of the 130 m² sail can be carried out comfortably and directly from the steering wheel. From there, you will have a complete overview at all times. At HANSE, we call that „Easy Sailing“. You won‘t want to do it without it!
If you like to try the new Hanse 505 in sailing feel free to contact our professional team.
In the middle of the high seas of the Adriatic, there is the island of Vis. It is listed among 10 undiscovered islands of dreams and marked as a favorite European destination. The town of Vis, despite a turbulent history, has remained urbanistically unchanged, architecturally authentic, and environmentally clean.
You’re in the middle of the high seas of the Adriatic…
As the anthem of the island, Vis says, in the middle of the high seas of the Adriatic there is the island of Vis and in the Bay of St. George is the town of Vis. Despite a turbulent history, the city has remained urbanistically unchanged, architecturally authentic, and environmentally clean. It is not surprising that in the last six years tourism is booming on this beauty: the island is listed among 10 undiscovered islands of dreams and marked as a favorite European destination.
The town of Vis has become an unavoidable point of cruising in Croatia. Bay St. George is well indented, and port is deeply cut in and protected by hills from southerly winds and partly from tramontana wind as well. On the north side, it’s closed by islet Host.
There is no marina, but it offers the entire waterfront to the boaters. Most of the berths on the waterfront area in the Port and from the beginning of the eastern waterfront there are sixty moorings. On the shore are banks of filing cabinets with electricity and water. Moorings are far from the shore, so you can tie the boat which length is up to sixteen meters. The sea depth along this part of the waterfront is between 2.5 and 3.8 meters.
You can also use the part of the shore called Kut. It is equipped with moorings, water, and electricity and has a capacity of thirty yachts. The depth along this side of the waterfront is 1.5 to 2.8 meters. This part of the Vis harbor is also open to the winds from the north and northeast but especially to those from the northwest and west, from where you need to beware of summer storms.
Berths and anchorages on the waterfront and in Kut are charged by the length of the vessel.
Once you sail into Vis, do not miss to meet with many beauties that this city offers. Since it was founded by the Greeks in the 4th century BC it is rich in archaeological monuments, especially in the museum of the island of Vis, which has an ethnographic collection too.
Near the coast, there are archaeological sites Martvilo (only Hellenistic cemetery in Croatia) and Roman baths. The remains of the ancient theatre and other stone monuments of the ancient Issa, you can see in the monastery of Conventual also located on the promenade.
The narrow winding streets of the first urban center in Croatia hide many taverns where you can taste traditional Dalmatian cuisine, as well as restaurants serving seafood in the Italian style. The heart of the place is full of many cafes, so your summer evenings will be filled with partying and vitality.
If you want to explore the whole island of Vis you’ll enjoy medieval villages, ancient ruins, olive groves, and the best vineyards in Dalmatia as well as in the miles of sandy beaches, pebble strand, and bays.
This is only a small part of what the island of Vis offers. Come and see it for yourself!
Since 1964 is protected landscape this inlet has steep sides and is similar in it’s appearance to a fjord, though it formed in a different manner.
Zavratnica is the habitat of 129 plant species, of which 100 indigenous. At the beginning of 20th century a promenade and terrace in the center of the bay were built to prevent further deterioration. Because of the incredible visibility of the water, you can see the sunken ship clearly from the shore.7
Look this island up on Google Maps and you will see a small heart shaped island located in Zadarski Kanal between town Zadar and the island Pasman, because of it’s almost perfect heart shape it is also known as Lovers island. After it was spotted by Google Earth viewers it became a world-wide sensation.
WALLS OF STON
After the Great Wall of China they are the second longest preserved fortification wall on the planet. Ston is your destination, around an hour’s drive from Dubrovnik, great destination for history lovers and gastro lovers.
As the largest construction venture outside the Republic of Dubrovnik they consist of walls of Ston and Mali Ston, the three fortresses, ten circular, tirty-one square towers and six semi-circular bastions. History lovers or anyone who loves beautiful scenery will not want to miss this adventure.
Chartering a yacht in Croatia is one of the benefits because you can explore some of the more remote destinations along the coast which you would miss if you were on an organized tour which only hit the major spots. Lastovo is the best choice for those who want to spend a completely relaxing and peaceful holiday. The island and the archipelago are for those who wish to meet with untouched nature and it’s most spectacular Mediterranean edition.
The sea is clear and sparkling as you can ever find, so make sure to take some time to enjoy the serene beaches, and consider staying in one of the most unique accommodations in all of Croatia-the Adriatic oldest lighthouse called Struga Lighthouse which contains four apartments suitable for two to five people.
In the island Biševo near Vis you will find one of the most unique geological attraction in Croatia called Blue Cave. With it’s silvery blue color, created by light refraction of sunlight entering through a crack in the stone, it leaves nobody indifferent. It can only reach by small boat, and once you arrive you need to dive in order to get inside.
The skipper will give you your entrance ticket for the cave and you are ready to move on. Entrance is really small so at the moment you will have to put your head down while sailor takes you inside. Unfortunately you cant stay inside too long and it is also not allowed to swim there but this experience will be a highlight of your holiday.
The Kornati archipelago has qualities that make it unique, it is made up of 140 islands and islets in an area only 35 kilometres long and 14 kilometres wide. The islands are riddled with cracks, caves, grottoes and rugged cliffs.
The biggest part of the Park is in fact it’s main island Kornat and the entire archipelago named after it. The Kornati National park is opened through the whole year for visitors. George Bernard Shaw once said: “On the last day of Creation God desired to crown His work, and thus created the Kornati islands out of tears, stars and breath.”