The charming Sumartin is the easternmost and youngest town on the island of Brač. As the high season is quite peaceful, it is the perfect holiday destination if you want to avoid crowded places. In this article, you can find out what weather to expect when you go sailing in Sumartin. In addition, we will give you some useful tips for planning a 1-week itinerary.
This article gives you an overview of the following topics:
- Weather of Sumartin
- Ports and islands around Sumartin
- Sail in Sumartin! Sumartin sailing itineraries
- Sailing in Sumartin: 1 week sailing tour
- 7 Days Sumartin sailing itinerary (longer)
- Marine gas near Sumartin, boat gas stations around Central Dalmatia
Weather of Sumartin
On Brač island – where is Sumartin also located- has a Mediterranean climate. The average temperature in summer is 25 °C, and 9 °C in winter. There can be significant differences between coastal areas and places with an altitude above 500 metres. As for winds, the cold Bora coming from Mount Biokovo cools the air in winter.Check the sailing conditions and wind rose diagram of Sumartin
Ports and islands around Sumartin
Port of Sumartin
Sumartin is a peaceful, idyllic place, even in the high season. It is the easternmost and youngest coastal town on the island of Brač. It is connected by a ferry to the port of Makarska. The depth of the seabed is 1-3, 7 metres. Information about sailing in Sumartin, or rent a boat in Sumartin
Port of Pučišća
This small port is located on the northeast coast of the island of Brač. It has 25 berths, of which about 8-10 are reserved for yachts. The depth of the seabed along the quas is 1, 2-2, 3 metres, and 3, 5-4, 3 metres in the middle of the port.
The port of Bol is located on the southern coast of Brač Island, about halfway between Milna and Sumartin. It is small, so it can be hard to find a free berth during the main season. The depth of the water is 6–7 metres at the entrance and 2 metres at the pier. It provides drinking water, electricity and laundry, as well as cafés and restaurants. Information about sailing in Bol, or rent a boat in Bol
Port of Supetar
There is only a limited number of berths in the port. Supetar’s outer port is reserved for ferries and commercial vessels. In contrast, mostly smaller boats and yachts use the inner basin. The depth of the seabed at the entrance is 6 metres, 5 metres in the outer basin, and 3-4 metres in the inner basin. Information about sailing in Supetar, or rent a boat in Supetar
Port of Sutivan
Sutivan is located on the northern coast of the island of Brač, only 7 km from Supetar. Larger boats can anchor in front of the bay, smaller boats can berth in the port. The depth of the seabed at the entrance of the port is 6 metres, while along the quay it is 2-3 metres.
Ports of Milna
The town is popular among sailors. The three ports can accommodate more than 300 boats. The largest is the ACI Marina Milna with 170 berths, where boats up to 40 metres in length can drop anchor. The depth of the seabed is 6 metres. The port offers many quality services, and refuelling is also possible. Located on the northern side of Milna Bay, the Marina Vlaska offers 71 berths for boats up to 25 metres. The depth of the seabed is 15 metres. The Yacht Club Milna accommodates 100 boats of maximum 30 metres in length. The depth of the seabed is 3 metres. Information about sailing in Milna, or rent a boat in Milna
The port’s 225 metres long breakwater was completed in 2015. It provides protection from winds and waves coming from the south and southwest. The maximum depth of the seabed is 4.8 metres. The excellent services offered in the port include refuelling. Information about sailing in Makarska, or rent a boat in Makarska
Marina Baška Voda
The Marina Baška Voda can accommodate up to 180 boats up to 23 metres in length. The maximum depth of the seabed is 4 metres. The port has drinking water, electricity and a restaurant. You can even get medical help if needed. Information about sailing in Baska Voda, or rent a boat in Baška Voda
Port of Omiš
This small Central Dalmatian town lies at the mouth of the Cetina River. It is surrounded by massive gorges. The Bora wind, coming from every direction, and the southern winds cause strong waves in the area. The depth of the seabed is 4 m. Information about sailing in Omis, or rent a boat in Omis
Port of Podstrana
The luxurious Marina Lav belongs to the Le Meridien Lav hotel complex. It can accommodate 74 yachts with a maximum length of 40 m. The depth varies between 2-2.8 m. There is a water supply, and electricity in each berth; moreover, a 24-hour security guard protects the area. Information about sailing in Podstrana, or rent a boat in Podstrana
Marina Kaštel Gomilica
This is the only port in Croatia that can accommodate superyachts up to 140 m. The depth of the seabed is 5, 5 m. Refuelling is among the quality services of the port.
The recently built port is in the southwestern part of Kaštela Bay. It has 420 sea berths, all offering water and electricity. The depth of the seabed is between 2, 5 m and 8 m. There are also 200 land berths. There is a reception desk, a self-service laundry, a yacht club and a refuelling station. As for restaurants, you can choose BavAdria café, Nautic restaurant or Spinnaker restaurant. In addition, there is a pizzeria next to the swimming pool. Information about sailing in Kastel Gomilica, or rent a boat in Kastel Gomilica.
Marina Vela Luka
The marina on the west side of the Island of Korčula has 45 berths for boats up to 17 metres in length. The depth of the seabed is 3-4 metres. The marina has a refuelling station, directly next to the yacht pier. Information about sailing in Vela Luka, or rent a boat in Vela Luka
Komiža Town Harbour
The harbour of Komiža is in a wide, deep bay. It has 30 berths for boats up to 20 metres in length. The seabed is 6 metres deep. The harbour offers excellent protection from northern and eastern winds, but the southern Jugo can cause some waves. Information about sailing in Komiža, or rent a boat in Komiža
This marina can accommodate 70 boats up to 20 metres in length. The Bora and Jugo winds can make berthing difficult, thus when they are blowing stronger, it is better anchoring at the quay at the nearby town of Kut. The depth of the seabed here is 2, 5-4, 5 metres. Marina Vis offers excellent services like a refuelling station. Information about sailing in Vis, or Vis boat rental
Sail in Sumartin! Sumartin sailing itineraries
Sailing in Sumartin: 1 week sailing tour
Our journey starts from Sumartin, and after visiting the nearby towns, we will return here.
Day 1. Sumartin – Makarska
13, 05 km (8, 11 mi)
The most impressive building and local symbol in Makarska is the St. Mark’s Church, built-in 1766. If you like taking long walks, choose the Osejava Forest Park. In summer, there are many cultural and entertainment events in town. These include the Makarska Cultural Summer and the very popular Fishermen’s night. Do you want to have even more fun? There are many discos and night clubs in the Old Town.Read more about what to do in Makarska or Makarska sailing. Check our boats: Makarska boat hire.
Day 2. Makarska – Baška Voda
9, 74 km (6, 05 mi)
The main attractions are the Church of St. Nicholas and the Church of St. Lawrence. For a culinary experience, choose the Konoba Panorama restaurant at the foot of Mount Biokovo, or the King restaurant downtown. Read more about what to do in Baška Voda or Baška Voda sailing. Check our boats: yacht charter in Baška Voda.
Day 3. Baška Voda – Omiš
23, 73 (14, 74 mi)
A part of Omiš whose lies in the canyon of the Cetina river, one of the most fabulous Croatian towns. It is proud of its pleasant old town and sandy beaches offering numerous opportunities for excursions. Furthermore, it has a rich culture, i.e. the famous Festival of Dalmatian Choirs is held here annually. Another popular event is the Omiš Summer Festival with exciting concerts. In addition, the town’s best restaurant called Bastion can be found by the main road. Its specialities are the fish dishes, seafood although delicious pizza and meat dishes are also served. Read about what to do in Omis, Omis sailing, or rent a boat in Omis
Day 4. Omiš – Podstrana (Marina Lav)
15, 02 km (9, 33 mi)
One of the most famous sites of the town is the new parish church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. For hiking, definitely look for a trail on Perun Hill. Or you are rather keen on culinary experience? Then book a table at Jure or Arkada restaurants. Read more about what to do in Podstrana or Podstrana sailing. Check our boats: rent a boat in Podstrana.
Day 5. Podstrana (Marina Lav) – Postira
14, 90 km (9, 26 mi)
Postira is located in the northern part of the island of Brač, 10 km from Supetar. If you are visiting, be sure to check out the Renaissance Lazarić Castle, right by the marina. In 1876, the famous Croatian poet Vladimir Nazor was born here. As for restaurants, we recommend Konoba Gustirna.
Day 6. Postira – Pučišća
11, 04 km (6, 86 mi)
Pučišća has great quarries – this is where the famous white limestone of Brač Island originates An important sight here is the St Jerome Church, built between 1566 and 1750. Interestingly, many of the houses have a stone roof, and you can also explore beautifully carved lampposts here.
7. Pučišća – Povlja – Sumartin
26, 51 km (16, 47 mi)
We recommend discovering this tiny village for families who like a peaceful holiday. The most famous attraction of Povlja is the remains of the early Christian basilica next to the Church of St. John. The beautiful bays in the area are perfect for swimming.
If we still have some time after returning our boat, we should take a look around Sumartin. The town’s main landmark is the 18th-century Franciscan monastery. In the museum, you can see valuable works of art. If you want to immerse yourself in culinary experiences, choose Konoba Top or Konoba Bernardo.
7 Days Sumartin sailing itinerary (longer)
Day 1. Sumartin – Makarska 13, 05 km (8, 11 mi), Day 2. Makarska – Sućuraj 24, 89 km (15, 47 mi), Day 3. Sućuraj – Vela Luka 57, 24 km (35, 57 mi), Day 4. Vela Luka – Komiža 57, 84 km (35, 94 mi), Day 5. Komiža – Vis (Marina Vis) 19, 71 km (12, 25 mi), Day 6. Vis (Marina Vis) – Stari Grad (Mooring Bouys) 36, 41 km (22, 62 mi), Day 7. Stari Grad (Mooring Bouys) – Bol – Sumartin 33, 92 km (21, 08 mi).
Marine gas near Sumartin,
boat gas stations around Central Dalmatia
- BOL, BRAČ: Depth: 3, 5-4 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.260791, 16.654266
- MILNA, BRAČ: Depth: 3 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.327293, 16.448249
- SOLTA: Depth: 4, 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.395533, 16.303849
- VRBOSKA, HVAR: Depth: 2 m, Working time: 8-15, GPS Coordinates: 43.180978, 16.673233
- HVAR: Depth: 1, 8 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.170339, 16.444642
- SPLIT: Depth: 3, 5-4 m, Working time: 6-24, GPS Coordinates: 43.502079, 16.427268
- MARINA KASTELA: , VHF: 17, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.546155, 16.405204
- TROGIR: Depth: 3 m, Working time: 8-19, GPS Coordinates: 43.513687, 16.248574
- MAKARSKA: Depth: 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.293683, 17.019819
- PLOCE: Depth: 10-12 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.057252, 17.428057
- VIS: Depth: 2, 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.057443, 16.190497
- VELA LUKA: Depth: 3-4 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.959407, 16.714213
- ACI Marina KORCULA: Depth: 3, 5m, GPS Coordinates: 42.956744, 17.138561
- LASTOVO: Depth: 2, 5-4, 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.745218, 16.824718
- SOBRA, MLJET: Depth: 5m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.740951, 17.598208
- PRIMOSTEN: Depth: 3-4, 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.587926, 15.92353
- DUBROVNIK, ACI Marina: Depth: 4m, Working time: 8-20, GPS Coordinates: 42.670687, 18.127007
- DUBROVNIK, Orsan: Depth: 3, 7-4, 9 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.660463, 18.079714
If you want to go sailing, Sumartin is a great destination thanks to the pleasant climate. Furthermore, it is close to the famous Makarska Riviera, making it a particularly attractive holiday destination.
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