Swim Cruise

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Swim Cruise boat, a 9-day, 8-night cruise in Croatia organized by Ivan Vranjes and Mateo Juric
Faros Maratón in Stari Grad Bay on the Adriatic Sea

Croatia Open Water Swim Cruise is organized by Ivan Vranjes and Mateo Jurić, water polo players, coaches and open water swimmers, in Croatia.

Swim Cruise is a 9-day, 8-night cruise that starts from the city of Split and goes around central Dalmatian Islands and towns in Croatiaa. It also includes participation in the 16 km Faros Challenge, a non-competitive event for amateur open water swimmers and master swimmers that includes a solo and a relay swim across Stari Grad Bay. The cruise is on the Adriatic Sea, along the beautiful Croatian coast and islands with every day spent in a different port: Split, Omis, Makarska, Brac Island, Korcula Island, Dubrovnik, Stari Grad - Hvar Island, ending with the Faros Challenge.

Breakfast and lunch is included, with two daily open water swims, full-time swim guides (including Lexie Kelly), swim analyses, safety lessons, medal, t-shirt, and a complimentary dinner.

Faros Maratón Swim

Faros Challenge is a 16 km non-competitive swim across the Stari Grad Bay at Hvar Island which is one of the ten world’s best vacation islands and the most beautiful islands for open water swimming. Amateur swimmers participate in this marathon swim along the same route of the unique Faros Maratón - one of the world's most prestigious open water swimming events which is a member of the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, part of the World Swimming Majors and one of the World's Top 100 Open Water Swims, organized by Janez Maroevic.


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