Despite board accommodation in Bar is noticeable in creased number of nautical tourists. Transfer of yachts and sailing boats in Bar marinas and the Port of Bar raises from day to day as media interest for valuable vessels that moor docks under Rumija. The largest attention was naturally attracted by recent sailing in of yacht “Ilona” under Australian flag worth over 80 million USD that was for short in Bar for refueling for continuation of cruise in Adriatic.
Lovers of sailing also can enjoy in lovely pictures – international Adriatic regatta, that almost a half century promote possibilities of development of tourism at Adriatic, last week it sailed for the first time to Montenegro, to Bar Marina at dock of Yacht club “Nautilus” . In the regatta there were 16 sailing boats – 12 under Italian and two under German flag and one with flag of Austria and France. The host of Adriatic regatta was municipality of Bar and organizers of their say in Bar “Nautilus”. Foreign nautical received mayor Anka Vojvodic on whose suggestion the guests spend a day cruising at lake Scadar in Bar.
This regatta started from Trieste and reached Bar over Slovenia and Croatia and after goes over Albania to Greece. From “Nautilus” say that in 2007 in the regatta there will be also boats from Montenegro.
As far as nautical tourism is concerned from Ulcinj to Herceg Novi season is over expectations. Trend of raise of number of foreign nautical in our ports and marinas already for years does not stop it is more in transit and in arrival at winter stay – says for LJETO Miso Ostojic, owner of OMC who is operator of marina Sveti Nikola in the Port of Bar.
In Sveti Nikola every day there are more Dutch, Hungarians and Austrians. Ostojic emphasizes that special gain for Montenegrin nautical and tourism in general is the fact that large number of foreign owners of yachts and sailing boats transfer gradually from Croatia to keeping and winter storage in Montenegro.