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Hundreds of Boats Saved as Summer Storms Hit

CroatiaStrong winds and stormy conditions saw Maritime Rescue teams have their hands full on the Croatian coast on Tuesday, the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure said in a statement…

One of the worst places effected was the Dalmatian island of Hvar, where around 100 people on stranded boats had to get rescued as strong winds ripped through parts of the island. Dozens of yachts also had to rescued in the Split and Dubrovnik regions. The Maritime Rescue team also had to attend to call outs on the island of Šolta, where a 12-metre yacht got into difficulties, and the island of Vis where a number of yachts were damaged from the winds. Luckily there were no injuries to report.

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