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Before You Travel | How to Get There | Check In/Check Out | What's On Board | What to Bring | Health & Safety

This page provides useful planning, pre-departure and travel information. From servicing airports to base arrival procedures, it will tell you what to expect to make your holiday smooth and care free. 

We suggest you read the following information carefully several weeks prior to departure and also print a copy to take with you.

Before You Travel

Address 
Marina Agana, Marina 
Dr. Franje Tudmana 5  
21222 Marina, Croatia  
Tel: (+ 385) 91 34334 103

Base Hours  
The base is open Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.. to noon (staff to cover until all flights have arrived).

Season: This destination is closed from mid-November to end of March.

Time Zone
UTC/GMT +2 hours

Tourist Information Center
Tourist office in Marina: +385 983 605 96

General Information
Area: 35,134 sq. mi
Population: 4,489,409
Capital city: Zagreb
People: Croat, Serb, other (including Bosniak, Hungarian, Slovene, Czech, and Roma)
Language: Croatian, Serbian, other and (including Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and German)
Religion: Roman Catholic, Orthodox , other Christian, Muslim, other
Government: Presidential/Parliamentary Democracy
Major industries: chemicals and plastics, machine tools, fabricated metal, electronics, pig iron and rolled steel products, aluminum, paper, wood products, construction materials, textiles, shipbuilding, petroleum and petroleum refining, food and beverages, tourism

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How to Get There

Airport 
The Moorings Agana Base is just 10 miles north of Trogir. It is just a 30 minutes transfer from Split airport, which is 9 miles away.

Arrival by Ferry
It is possible to get to Marina Agana from Ancona, Pescara (Italy), via Split. It takes approximately 9 hours by ferry, or 5 hours by hydrofoil.
From April to September there is a daily connection by ferry and hydrofoil. Parking at the base

Transfers 
The distance from the Split airport to the base in Marina Agana is 9 miles. The transfer takes approximately 30 minutes and costs varies by the number of people.

Split Airport - Agana Marina
1-3 Persons - 305 HRK/car
4-7 Persons - 495 HRK/minivan
8+ Persons - 68 HRK/person

Split Harbour - Agana Marina
1-3 Persons - 640 HRK/car
4+ Persons - 135 HRK/person

Zadar Airport - Agana Marina
1-3 Persons - 1.710,00/car 
4-8 Persons - 2.166,00/minibus 

Car Rentals
Parking is available at Marina Agana for clients arriving by car for 75 HRK per day or 350 HRK per week and must be arranged and paid for at the main reception desk locally.

Avis, Budget and Hertz are located at the airport.

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Check In/Check Out

Check In Procedures
Charter Start Time: 3:00 PM
Sleep Aboard Time: Not available 
Briefing Times: Boat & Chart briefings are personalized and arranged upon arrival. 

All skippers must attend a Chart Briefing which covers all you need to know about the cruising area, use of the VHF radio, how to call for assistance, and more. A Boat Briefing will also be provided onboard your yacht.

Late Arrivals 
The base personnel will wait for you until 9:00 pm. After 9:00 pm, you will find a sign at the reception office with a message indicating your yacht's berth. Your boat will be open and there will be a sign on board with your name. The boat's equipment will be ready for the night. The base personnel will be at your disposal the next day from 8:30 am and will then handover the boat to you.

Check Out Procedures
Charter End Time: 5:00 PM the night before disembarkation. Disembarkation is at 9:00 AM the following morning.

A debriefing and final walkthrough will be done upon return so please allow enough time to complete this before the charter end time.

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What's on Board

Provisioning
Moorings Care packages are included on every yacht. These packages contain some of the basics to get you started for your vacation. Additional items are available to be purchased and delivered directly to your yacht. Visit our Provisioning Page to learn more.

Mobile phones 
Check with your service provider for information about cell coverage in this region. There are companies such as Cellular Abroad who offer international phone rentals if you are not a resident of the country. Using your own GSM mobile phone in conjunction with a prepaid SIM card is also very popular and convenient.  Telephone and internet facilities are available in the ACI Marina. We are pleased to offer free Wi-Fi onboard all of our yachts out of Agana Base.

Music/iPods 
While most of our newer boats have Bluetooth capability, we cannot guarantee all boats are outfitted with this equipment. For your convenience, we highly recommend you bring an AUX cord so you can listen to music from your mobile devices.

Electricity
230V AC, 50 HZ, two-pin plugs are standard. All yachts are equipped with power cords, a battery charger and 220V plugs. The piers in the Marina are equipped with 220 V outlets. The inventory includes an adaptor. The piers of the other marinas are generally equipped with 220V outlets.

For more information on what's included on your yacht, please view the full list here for Bareboat Charters or here for Crewed Charters.

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What to Bring

Customs & Immigration
Entry, exit, and visa requirements depend on the locations you are departing from and traveling to. You are responsible for having the correct documents so make sure to check with the consulate of the countries you plan to visit before you travel. Visit travel.state.gov for the latest information.

Cruising Licenses
A formal sailing license is mandatory to charter here. Review the power or sail requirements for Croatia while planning your vacation. Please contact our Holiday Planners at 1800 553 720 if you have any questions.

Luggage & Packing List
Soft-sided luggage or duffel bags are best, as luggage storage space on your yacht may be limited. We have no facilities for holding luggage at the base. Pack lightly and review our suggested packing list for required and necessary items to bring.

  • Pack essential prescription medicine and change of clothing in a carry-on bag*
  • Passport and other travel documentation
  • Tickets and paper confirmations for pre-planned activities
  • Light-colored, light-weight clothing
  • Formal wear for upscale dining establishments
  • Swimwear and cover up
  • Hats and sunglasses
  • Sandals and flip-flops
  • Athletic shoes and hiking boots
  • Travel-sized toiletries and hygiene products
  • Insect repellent and OTC pain relievers/ointments
  • AUX cable for playing music through your device

  • 12V DC to 110V AC power inverter (for boats without generators**)

  • 12V to USB power adapter for charging mobile devices

*We would highly recommend packing prescription medicine and essential clothing (swimsuit, t-shirt and shorts) in your hand luggage as occasionally your luggage may arrive at the base after you do.

**All boats include a 12V DC outlet (a "car" outlet). Boats with generators have 110V outlets in the Caribbean and 220V in the Mediterranean and Exotic locations.

Drones
The use of flying drones may be restricted in some areas. For current drone regulations in this destination, please visit http://www.ccaa.hr/english/naslovnica_1/.

Currency
The kuna, also written as HRK, is the official currency used in Croatia.  Kuna (HRK; symbol Kn) = 100 Lipa.

Credit Cards
Visa and Master Card are accepted.
American Express accepted at some locations.
The base cannot accept cash.

Traveler's Checks: To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take traveler's checks in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros. There are many small exchange offices in town offering a better exchange rate than the bank. They are open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm.

Gratuity
Tipping in Croatia is becoming more commonplace, especially in upscale restaurants. In the past, tipping was welcomed but not expected. Today, however, in newer, upscale places, an extra 10% or 15% is considered polite. In informal restaurants in smaller towns and coffee shops, tipping is rare and not expected, but most people leave any coins they receive in change. Croatian waiters work for salaries and benefits by law and do not depend on tips for living wages.

Taxes & Fees
You might incur some costs while on charter such as mooring and docking fees or cruising taxes. We highly recommend bringing enough of the local currency to cover these costs as they are not always payable by USD, debit, and/or credit cards. Please see our Base Notes for additional information.

Security Deposit
A security deposit must be paid at the base by Visa or Master Card and is refundable at the end of your charter subject to there being no loss or damage. To significantly decrease your security deposit, purchase our Yacht Damage Waiver insurance ahead of time.

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Health & Safety

Vaccination and Immunisation Information
This destination is generally risk-free of contagious disease. Visit cdc.gov for the latest information.

Travel Advice  
Your health and safety are important to us. For advice on how to stay safe while on charter, please review our Travel Advice InformationCurrent travel and safety information can be obtained by visiting travel.state.gov

Swim Safe
For your safety and for environmental reasons, the feeding of fish is not recommended and may be prohibited in some destinations.

Travel Insurance
The Moorings offers comprehensive travel insurance for your peace of mind. If you have your own travel insurance, verify that it covers the destinations and activities of your Moorings vacation.

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*Please note country entry/exit and vaccination/immunisation requirements can and do change. The Moorings is not accountable for these requirement changes and we advise visiting the destination's authority website to receive the latest updates.

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