Sport & Recreation

Korčula is getting ready for Marco Polo Challenge 2013

Korčula is getting ready for Marco Polo Challenge 2013

Korčula is getting ready to welcome future contestants and supporters that will take part in this year’s Marco Polo Challenge on 27.04.2013.  Apart from triathlon races suitable for amateur triathlon enthusiasts  Korčula will at the same time be a host to Croatian Team Championship and Open championship of City of Korčula in Olympic triathlon discipline – 1500 m …

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Video: New Indoor Swimming Pool in Korcula

Video: New Indoor Swimming Pool in Korcula

Short video clip took yesterday of my first swimm in newly opened indoor swimming pool in Korcula 🙂 Note – this is the official KPK’s indoor swimming poll too

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New Indoor Swimming Pool Opens in Korcula

New Indoor Swimming Pool Opens in Korcula

The new indoor swimming pool,  named after Gojko Arneri, the late water polo and swimming legend of Korcula, was finally opened in Korcula Town today. The lovely, brand new pool fully meets current standards of competition in small pools measures 33 x 25 meters size and is fit to be used simultaneously for …

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Cool Windsurfing Video from Korcula

This cool windsurfing video which I just discovered on Youtube (and immediately set it up as one of my favorites) is taken in Peljesac Channel in the waters of Korcula Town. The video  features dynamic windsurfing on sunny & windy afternoon of Summer 2011 (while strong Maestral was blowing)  in vicinity of Puntin, right …

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Marco Polo Challenge – Korcula Triathlon 2012

Marco Polo Challenge - Korcula Triathlon 2012

After the success of last year’s race, this year’s Marco Polo Challenge – Korcula Triathlon races will take place over the weekend of the 28th April 2012. This is the second year of triathlon that is annually held in Korcula on the last weekend of April, organised by the Town of Korcula and Lesic Dimitri …

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Sport Korcula Website

Sport Korcula Website

The latest addition to variety of Korcula websites is SportKorcula.com (www.sportkorcula.com) – an official website of Športski objekti Korčula (aka Korcula’s Sport Centre). The site, written in the Croatian language, has info about sports, leisure, health and fitness facilities in Korcula Town including a football pitch, an indoor handball pitch, a sport hall/gym as …

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Sinking boat, sinking feeling in the waters of the Adriatic

Sinking boat, sinking feeling in the waters of the Adriatic

A really good article, written by visitor to Hvar Island about his account of an ill-fated boat trip, has won this week’s Telegraph‘s travel writing competition. Here is an excerpt: “Clueless about boats, uneducated about engines and ignorant about winds and tides, we attempted to drift our way to a …

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Cycling on Korcula Island with Exodus Travels

Cycling on Korcula Island with Exodus Travels

I recently stumbled across Exodus Travels – Reset your compass’ photostream on Flickr and found photo album that has some good photos of cycling around Korcula Island. The photo, titled ‘Road descent on island of Korcula’ is my favourite, so I decided to share it with you today. The photo …

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Cyclists in Racisce

Cyclists in Racisce

Korčula island is pretty popular with cyclist as it has a lot of quiet country lanes and scenic off – road routes that make the Island an ideal destination for a holiday or short break that includes cycling as recreation activity (check Korcula bike rental prices) Last summer large group of …

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Introducing: Young Windsurfer from Korcula

Introducing: Young Windsurfer from Korcula

This photo, taken sometimes during summer 2010, shows 15 year old Jakov Bakaric from Korcula, almost flying across Peljesac channel in strong Maestral – a typical Adriatic summer northwestern wind. Jakov is one among the group of local youth, who regularly enjoy windsurfing around Korcula and Peljesac. In my future …

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