ZLARIN - ISLAND OF ZLARIN
ZLARIN (43° 42'N; 15° 50'E), village (pop. 359 in 1991) and cove (Luka Zlarin) on the NW coast of the island of the same name.
Approach: Approaching from N, care should be taken of Rozenik shoal (1.5M northwest) marked by a round green tower (white light); other landmarks include the white tower with a column (red light) on the head of the N pier and the church.
Mooring: Luka Zlarin cove is sheltered from the bora and sirocco, but is exposed to the northwesterlies. Large yachts can moor at the piers off the village; the N pier is reserved for the local line. Yachts drawing less than 3m and shorter than 40m can moor (four-point moor) between the third and fourth piers (looking from the N) and lying alongside. The inner harbour is occupied by the local fishing craft. There is a good anchorage off the E coast.
Facilities: Post office and medical service. Provisions and water available.
Zlarin is the venue of the annual festival Zlarin Evenings under the Clock tower (Zlarinske veceri ispod leroja, July 27). The Zlarin art worskhop.
Sights: The Baroque churches of Uzasasce Marije (Assumption of the Virgin), Sv Rok, Sv Simun (St Simon) and Gospa od Raselja (Our Lady of Raselj); a number of summer houses (16/17 C); art gallery.
Some 2M south-southwest of Zlarin, near the island of Zmajan, is the islet of Obonjan with an international training and recreation centre for young people. On its north point is a 20m long mole (depth 3.5 m).