Leisure Time with A Lateen Sail
island of Vis. theory of sailing with lateen sail; managing the falkusa’s washboards falke; operating with ropes and tools; making traditional knots, Biševo Island and Blue cave visit; active sailing with lateen sail and rowing regatta
Discover the secrets of the gajeta falkuša, an ancient fishing boat that is a symbol of the thousand-year-old fishing tradition in the town of Komiža and on the island of Vis.
Sail with us into the past and experience the world-known historical boat in the Vis archipelago – one of the last ten heavenly oases in the Mediterranean area. Become the skipper or maybe the first officer. Show off your rowing skills. Learn to operate with ropes and tools, and how to make traditional knots.
Besides sailing, take a walk along the island of Biševo, visit the Blue cave, and enjoy the view over vineyards and olive groves on the walk to the village of Poje. Pick seasonal herbs and try authentic island products. Learn about the history of the island and the fishing tradition and get to know the most important localities, as well as the role the gajeta played in the history of the island of Vis.
4-day packages are available. The programme of activities for a 4-day package includes:
Day 1: arrival in Komiža;
Day 2: Komiža – walking and sightseeing, presentation of gajeta galkuša – sailing;
Day 3: sailing around the island of Biševo / Blue cave visit / a walk to the village of Poje,
Day 4: Departure.
The package can be booked from March to November for groups of 5 to 12 persons. Available accommodation in 3, 4 or 5-star houses and apartments and van / jeep transport is available.
Professional guidance is available in Croatian and English languages, and in other languages on request. All information is of a general character and is not binding; therefore, a request for a final offer is required.