1st Offshore Sailing

Poreč – Dubrovnik – Zadar… 500 miles…

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The time has come to put HIR3 and ourselves to the first real test. We have finally sailed offshore 300 miles non-stop from Poreč to Dubrovnik and then another 200 miles to Zadar.

20170314_171446I have been working on the HIR for a week on dry berth and then another week in the marina before she was ready to set sail.17862856_10154555644490897_228176098241521304_nMy crew came to Poreč, we went shopping and had a few drinks before going to sleep. We sailed out around 7am with a light breeze and rain, but eventually the rain stopped, the breeze freshened and during the night we had strong bora (about 30 knots). We sailed with double reefed main and jib without any major problems except that it was really cold… We had moderate wind the next day and ideal night sailing afterwards. It took us 58 hours sailing to get to a new marina in Slano. We celebrated with a special Captain Morgan Black Spiced Rum;)image2We broke the table in the salon and a few wooden pieces in the interior, but other than that, the boat behaved great and we enjoyed the ride.image44Good boat, good crew, good times:)…

Join us! Set sail on board HIR3 in one of our next adventures… sasa.fegic@gmail.com

18 – 25.5. One-Way Sailing: Poreč – Split

25 – 28.5. Komiška regatta: Split – Komiža – Split

28.5. – 3.6. One-Way Sailing: Split – Zadar

3 – 7.6. One-Way Sailing: Zadar – Rijeka

10.6. Fiumanka: Rijeka

11 – 14.6. One-Way Sailing: Rijeka – Zadar

14 – 18.6. Long Weekend: Zadar – Kornati – Zadar

18 – 21.6. One-Way Sailing: Zadar – Split

21 – 25.6. Long weekend: Split – Vis

25.6. – 2.7. One-Way Sailing: Split – Poreč

Everyone is invited to join me… In case you decide to be part of this fantastic project full of awesome sailing, easy life, good parties, great food and excellent company, you will need to accept some terms and conditions:

1. We kindly ask for a small donation for the project and sailing expenses are shared by the crew,

2. HIR 3 is a great boat, but she is an old lady that has her own will and sometimes we will need to accommodate her so she is happy as we are:)

3. There are maximum of 5 spaces on the boat so in the case of a big request, the choice of crew will be left on the captain (big boobs have the priority;)

4. We will all participate with the duties on board in relation with your capabilities, so if you do not now how to sail, do not worry, there is always some toilet to clean:)

5. It is obligatory for everyone to have a good time!

Sail Away!

HIR 3 across 3 OCEANS…

HIR 3 is getting ready for another great adventure…

We will sail around the World!

I am inviting everyone who is interested to join us for a day, weekend, week or an ocean crossing… This year will be a test for HIR and the crew. It will be a great opportunity to get to now each other and the boat and sailing with us in the Adriatic is mandatory for anyone who would like to join us in our great adventure…

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If You would like to join us on board HIR 3, please read and accept our Terms and Conditions in the Crew Agreement and fill out the Crew Application form HERE!

CONTACT: sasa.fegic@gmail.com

New Year’s resolution – SAIL MORE!

2016 is coming to an end, so maybe now is the best time to decide on a New Year’s resolution: More sailing!

2016 is coming to an end, so maybe now is the best time to decide on a New Year’s resolution. Well, Sherlock Holmes would say: ‘ It’s elementary, my dear Watson!’… More sailing!

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My plan for the first 6 months of 2017:

05 – 14.4. Offshore: Poreč – Dubrovnik – Zadar

14 – 17.4. Easter: Zadar – Kornati – Zadar

21 – 23.4. Regatta Gladuša: Zadar – Sali – Zadar

23 – 28.4. One-Way Sailing: Zadar – Poreč

18 – 25.5. One-Way Sailing: Poreč – Split

25 – 28.5. Komiška regatta: Split – Komiža – Split

28.5. – 3.6. One-Way Sailing: Split – Zadar

3 – 7.6. One-Way Sailing: Zadar – Rijeka

10.6. Fiumanka: Rijeka

11 – 14.6. One-Way Sailing: Rijeka – Zadar

14 – 18.6. Long Weekend: Zadar – Kornati – Zadar

18 – 21.6. One-Way Sailing: Zadar – Split

21 – 25.6. Long weekend: Split – Vis

25.6. – 2.7. One-Way Sailing: Split – Poreč

Everyone is invited to join me… In case you decide to be part of this fantastic project full of awesome sailing, easy life, good parties, great food and excellent company, you will need to accept some terms and conditions:

1. We kindly ask for a small donation for the project and sailing expenses are shared by the crew,

2. HIR 3 is a great boat, but she is an old lady that has her own will and sometimes we will need to accommodate her so she is happy as we are:)

3. There are maximum of 5 spaces on the boat so in the case of a big request, the choice of crew will be left on the captain (big boobs have the priority;)

4. We will all participate with the duties on board in relation with your capabilities, so if you do not now how to sail, do not worry, there is always some toilet to clean:)

5. It is obligatory for everyone to have a good time!

E-mail me for more info… sasa.fegic@gmail.com

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2016 Racing photo gallery

HIR 3 – 2016 Racing season: La Mula de Parenzo, 48. Barcolana, 72. Viška regata, Zadarska Koka 2016.

HIR 3 – 2016 Racing season: 

La Mula de Parenzo

48. Barcolana

72. Viška regata

Zadarska Koka 2016.

Thank’s to my good crews for everything! Copyright: HIRovci.

Proxima estación esperanza…

I am finally on the boat and getting ready to set sail! I have an ambitious plan for next couple of months. You can join us too! Just e-mail me

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I am finally on the boat and getting ready to set sail! I have an ambitious plan for next couple of months. You can join us too! Just  e-mail me on sasa.fegic@gmail.com or simply fill out this form: http://goo.gl/forms/CTH1fivtGpAG2pPt1

HIR 3 Calendar:

 

7-11.9. Festival Dani u Vali (Split-Starigrad)

17-18.9. La Mula de Parenzo

24.9. Mrdujska Regatta – Split

9.10. Regatta Barcolana – Trieste

13-16.10. Viška Regatta (Split-Vis-Split)

22.10. Regatta Zadarska Koka – Zadar

10-20.11. Offshore Sailing – (Poreč-Dubrovnik-Poreč)

3-7.12. St. Nicholas festival (Split-Komiža)

PROXIMA ESTACION ESPERANZA…

Gone Sailing… Finally!

On our first sailing trip from Kraljevica to Kornati and back to Poreč, we covered about 350 miles… and our adventure is only beginning! If you would like to join us, please contact me…

HIR has been in Kraljevica Shipyard on dry berth for almost three months now… I am a patient man, but even I became nervous and was thinking if I would ever set sail…. but then, finally… After we’ve put new antifouling, engine was fixed, mast step and all shrouds and lifelines were replaced, we painted the mast, put the new windex on top, roll system was serviced, new halyards were in place and mast was stepped and trimmed properly… we were ready to sail away:)!

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There is still a lot of work to be done, but housing sails and first sailing on board HIR 3 after more than two years of refit deserved a proper champagne and whiskey that I opened after I’ve put a coin under the mast…

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Gone sailing… finally! What a great feeling! 🙂

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On our first sailing trip from Kraljevica to Kornati and back to Poreč, we covered about 350 miles… and our adventure is only beginning! If you would like to join us, please just fill out this form: http://goo.gl/forms/CTH1fivtGpAG2pPt1

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