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    Gulet ‘Kadena’ (recommended)

    You can view this yacht on our new website: KADENA
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    Gulet ‘Kadena’ is a 32 metre gulet with fantastic deck space. It offers superb accommodation for up to 12 guests in 6 en suite cabins, of which one is a Master cabin.  Enthusiastic and charter proven crew will make sure you have an unforgettable time on board of this luxury gulet.

    The prices shown are rates for a weekly charter and they include:
    A week rental with four crew members, Complete linen and towels, including beach towels
    Fuel for the yacht and generator work for approximately 4 hours per day/ air-conditioning approximately 6 hours per day if out of port/marina as powered by generators

    Obligatory Extras:
    Half board – includes full breakfast and lunch at Euros 350 per person per week (an extra meal can be arranged during the week at Euros 30  per person)
    Children age 0-2 free of charge, children age 2-10 have 50% discount of a board arrangement

    Full Board – includes breakfast, lunch and dinner at Euros 550 per person per week
    Beverages according to an onboard price list
    Watersport – €50 for all watersport that use yacht’s tender
    Marina fees and port taxes
    Land transfers
    Crew gratuities

    50% upon signing contract
    50% five weeks prior to departure

    Check-in: Sibenik, Saturday, from 1700 hours
    Check-out: Sibenik, Saturday, until 0900 hours

    One-way charter possible at an extra cost of Euros 1,000.

    Tom and family chartered Kadena in September 2016:

    Sasha, just checking in to tell you we are having the BEST time. We knew it would be magical but the trip has surpassed all expectations.

    Many thanks!

    TomMindy and family chartered Kadena in July 2015:

    “Hi! Sasha,
    Just back from the most wonderful week on Kadena.  All adults finding it very difficult to get back into “work” mode!  So spoiling – we were looked after so well, and spent the days parked up in idyllic bays with few other yachts around and the young adored it, as did the grown-ups.  Wonderful weather and charming crew……   Didn’t want to come home! 

     Yours ever,

    Alistair and family (from New Zealand) chartered Kadena in July 2014:

    ‘Dear Elena and Sasha,
    We arrived back yesterday after 40 hours from hotel to home and I have managed to spend 3 weeks in Europe answering 
    1 phone call and refusing to check any emails for the entire journey!!! So much more time …..
    Now to the feedback. I guess the starting point is to go to the end when we finally disembarked at Dubrovnik. 
    A few shed a tear and for those that didn’t there were certainly tears in their eyes. It was the end of 7 days 
    which none of us will forget. A trip of a lifetime. I just hope the crew enjoyed us as much as we enjoyed them. 
    If they didn’t they are certainly very good actors and huggers!!

    THE CREW of Kuzman, Carlos, Ivan and Vlado were fantastic. They were unobtrusive but inclusive and nothing was 
    ever a trouble. They were particularly good with the 3 little kids engaging with them, making them laugh and having 
    fun in the activities yet we were always aware the Captain had passenger safety at the top of his mind. 
    Nothing was ever a trouble.

    KADENA. Better than anticipated and our anticipation was high. Very clean on boarding and maintained that way through 
    the week. They had a few troubles with the air conditioning so it didn’t operate properly at times but these things happen.
    So 10 out of 10 for Kadena and without the air conditioning hiccup would have been 11 out of 10!!

    Food. Vlado is a genius. The food on the boat was better than anything on shore. There was not one bad meal in a week 
    and each day we were surprised at the next culinary masterpiece he produced from his “hovel”.

    Itinerary. We now understand that there can’t be a certainty of itinerary. With the weather in the seas being a 
    bit rough you need to go where the Captain says is safe. We were lucky enough to get stuck moored in Korchova for 2 nights!! Otherwise we were so lucky to have private moorings where we could enjoy the peace and beauty and swim. If I was being picky the trip to the monastery at Miljet was probably the least best experience but I am being picky.
    Overall a 10 out of 10.

    ADRIATIC HOLIDAYS.You have been very professional in your dealings and ever so helpful to all my picky questions and 
    requests. Again I would be more than happy to recommend yourselves as I would Kadena. 
    Just a couple of thoughts. Maybe explain to people that their itinerary will need to be a little flexible but the 
    Captain will always ensure you see the “gems”.

    I am glad I ordered in our own wine as the Croatian red wines were fine but we struggled with the white wines in Split 
    and Dubrovnik. It did add to our enjoyment to be able to recognise Vlado’s cuisine with the wines we took and 
    the champagne we consumed in anticipation.
    So you also get a 10 out of 10.

    And those receiving this email will know I am a hard marker. The last time anyone got 10 out of 10 was when 
    I marked my own exam paper!!
    So last years trip of a lifetime now becomes our second best trip of a lifetime.
    Best regards

    Important notes and information about ports/routes:

    In Croatian ports, the mooring rule is: ‘first come first served’. However, a bigger boat has priority over a smaller boat and smaller boats are expected to give their space in the high season, if needed. Ports can not be pre-booked. In ports, gulets sometimes have to raft up along side of eachother.
    It is different in the marinas (such as http://www.aci-club.hr ) where all boats have their own space, electricity and water.

    A gulet can spend a night at anchor only if the weather conditions are good. The Captain has to make that decision for the safety reasons of the passengers and the boat. Currents in the Adriatic are relatively weak but there is a constant circulation under the influence of winds (this applies for the summer period too).