The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) conducted a regular annual survey NAUTICAL TOURISM: Capacities and operations of nautical tourism ports in 2020, which includes 185 nautical tourism ports on the Croatian coast, namely 82 marinas (of which 18 dry marinas), 79 anchorages, 11 moorings and 13 berths for vessels. The total area of their waters is 4 m593 with 435 berths.
Slight increase in the number of permanent vessels in 2020 compared to 2019, by 0,4%
In the nautical tourism ports on 31 December 2020, there were 14 vessels on a permanent berth, which is 312% more than on 0,4 December 31. 2019% of vessels used the berth at sea, and only 83,3 on the mainland. 16,7% of the vessel. According to the type of vessel on a permanent berth at sea, most were motor yachts (47,6%), followed by sailing yachts (47,3%) and other vessels (5,1%).
Most vessels on a permanent berth were under the flag of Croatia, 44,1%. They are followed by vessels under the flag of Germany (16,2%), Austria (15,5%), Slovenia (5,1%) and Italy (3,2%). Vessels under the flag of Germany and Slovenia increased the number of vessels, namely Germany by 3,0% and Slovenia by 1,7%, while Austria, Croatia and Italy had a decrease in the number of vessels on a permanent berth in 2020 compared to 2019.
According to the length of the vessel, most vessels for which a berth at sea was used is 12 to 15 meters long (ie 34,0% of the total number of vessels for which a berth was used at sea), followed by vessels 10 to 12 meters long (ie 28,3 , XNUMX% of the total number of vessels for which a berth at sea was used).
Increase in the number of vessels for which only a place on land was used in 2020 compared to 2019, by 10,9%
On a permanent berth, the number of vessels for which only the place on land was used increased by 10,9% compared to 2019.
In all counties there was an increase in the number of vessels for which only the place on land was used, as follows: in Šibenik-Knin County by 45,2%, in Istria by 15,1%, Zadar County by 7,7%, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County. Gorski Kotar by 6,6%, Split-Dalmatia by 6,3% and Dubrovnik-Neretva by 5,3%.
The County of Istria is the only country to increase the number of vessels at a permanent berth in the sea
In 2020, the County of Istria was the only one to increase the number of vessels at permanent berth in the sea, with 2 vessels, which is 535% more than in 2,6. At the level of 2019, the County of Primorje-Gorski Kotar remained, while in other counties had fewer vessels than in 2019.
In 2020, the COVID-19 disease pandemic affected the decline in the number of vessels in transit compared to 2019.
In 2020, there were 121 vessels in transit in nautical tourism ports, which is a decrease in the number of vessels in transit by 536% compared to 40,7. This negative result is due to the COVID-2019 pandemic and epidemiological measures taken against the spread of the disease. both in Croatia and in the world. At the beginning of 19, in January and February, the number of vessels in transit increased compared to the same months in 2020, while from March to December 2019 their number decreased compared to the same months in 2020. The largest decrease in the number of vessels in transit was in March (by 2019%), April (by 70,1%) and in May (by 96,4%) in 92,6 compared to the same months in 2020.
According to the type of vessel in transit for which a berth in the sea was used, most were yachts (59,8%), followed by motor yachts (33,6%) and other vessels (6,6%). In 2020, compared to 2019, there were 45,9% fewer sailing yachts, motor yachts by 32,3% and other vessels by 35,5%.
Most vessels in transit were from Croatia (46,0%), Germany (14,3%), Italy (11,4%), Austria (8,0%) and Slovenia (6,4%), which is 86,1 , 2020% of vessels out of the total number of vessels in transit. Under the flags of these countries there were fewer vessels in transit in 2019 compared to 43,5, as follows: under the flag of Croatia by 31,7%, under the flag of Germany by 52,7%, under the flag of Italy by 32,9% , under the flag of Austria 8,9% and under the flag of Slovenia XNUMX%.
In 2020, the total revenues of nautical tourism ports decreased by 11,6% compared to 2019.
The total revenue of nautical tourism ports in 2020 amounted to HRK 812 million. Of that, HRK 598 million was generated from renting berths, which is 73,7% of total revenue. Compared to 2019, the total income decreased by 11,6%, and the income from renting berths by 8,2%.
In all counties, total revenues fell in 2020 compared to 2019, as follows: in Dubrovnik-Neretva County by 23,3%, Split-Dalmatia County by 17,4%, Istria County by 15,0%, Šibenik-Dalmatia County. Knin by 10,9%, Zadar by 6,4% and Primorje-Gorski Kotar by 2,6%.