on the southern shore the island of Brac is the most known
and the most beautiful windsurfing place in Croatia. Its
popularity is spreaded far behind Croatian borders.
The main attraction of Bol is its Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn)
fine pebbly beach, for many the most beautiful beach in
Croatia. Windsurfers started coming to Bol since the early
70's and every since it is their favorite destination.
summer months maestral wind is prevailing. Before noon mild
southeastern levante wind blows which is ideal for windsurfing
beginners. That's because there are so many windsurfing
schools. Afternoon is the time for maestral from the southwest.
It comes slowly from the channel between Brac and Hvar but
after few hours it becomes very strong and suitable only
for advanced surfers. It is a spectacular sight which usually
gathers large number of spectators.
And when the winds in Bol are not favorable there are always
other places on the island of Brac. Supetar is a great place
for jugo, the southern wind, which is usually stronger than
in Bol. Waves reach up to 2,5 m which is good for all kinds
of jumps with the board. Place Povlja is known for its strong
northern wind bura. It is one of the strongest bura in the
Adriatic and waves reach up to 4m.