SOBRA (42° 45'N; 17° 37'E), village (pop. 68 in 1991) and cove on the N coast of Mljet. Main harbour of the village of Babino Polje (pop. 398 in 1991), 7 km inland.
Approach: Landmarks: the white octagonal concrete tower (white light) on Pusti point (should be given a berth of at least 500 m; shoals), the low-lying Seperka rock in its vicinity and part of the road leading to Babino Polje can be seen from seaward.
Mooring: In the harbour yachts are exposed to the bora and the sirocco and it can not be recommended for longer stays. Yachts can moor along the landing-place in front of the village (depths 3.24.1 m). The best anchorage, even in a sirocco, is situated S of the islet of Badanj, in the small cove of Zaglav (E part). In NW winds Klacna luka cove affords a good anchorage (W part), but care should be taken to avoid submerged rock (depth about 0.8 m).
Facilities: Harbour master's branch office, shop, car-ferry landing ground in Zaglav cove (the E part of the cove). Limited provisions. Post office and medical service in the nearby village of Babino Polje.
Car-ferry line: see Dubrovnik.