STIPANJA - ISLAND OF KRK
STIPANJA (45° 09'N; 14° 40'E), cove and anchorage on the E coast of Krk. The small harbour and village of Silo (pop. 346 in 1991) is situated at the head of the cove.
Approach: The white octagonal tower (white light) at the root of Silo point and the green tower with a column and gallery (green light) at the head of the breakwater in the small harbour of Silo are conspicuous. Entering the cove take care of the shoal off Silo point; when mooring take care of the protruding underwater part of the breakwater.
Mooring: The cove is well sheltered from all winds. Smaller yachts can moor along the inner side of the breakwater of the harbour of Silo (depth 2.5 m) or along the quay (four-point moor); a part of the breakwater is reserved for car-ferries. There is a good anchorage S of the light on Silo point and in front of the small harbour of Silo; care must be taken of the underwater cable.
Facilities: In the harbour of Silo: harbour master's branch office, post office, tourist office (accommodation in private houses), shops and restaurants. Provisions in a local shop; fuel in Crikvenica.
Repairs on smaller yachts and boats and marine engines, offseason dockage and maintenance services.
Sights: Dobrinj with the church of Sv Stjepan Prvomucenik (St Stephen the Martyr, built in 1100, renovated in 1903, the embroidered antependium depicting the Coronation of the Virgin, 15 C) and the Ethnographic Museum 5 km by road.