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58th World Championship in fishing in Novigrad

Novigrad. This charming town is a must-visit destination for travelers seeking beauty, history, and seaside serenity. With its picturesque landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and delectable Mediterranean cuisine, Novigrad promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you yearning for more. Discover the secrets of this hidden Croatian treasure as we take you on a journey through its cobblestone streets and sun-kissed beaches. Get ready to fall in love with Novigrad’s timeless allure!


Get ready for an exciting event at the end of this month! 

Novigrad is all set to host the 58th World Championship in fishing from anchored boats for seniors. Organized by F.I.P.S.-M (the international federation for sport fishing at sea) and the Croatian Federation for sport fishing at sea, this event will take place from September 30 to October 7. 

Source: Goran Šafarek

Twelve national teams, including Croatia, Ireland, Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Montenegro, San Marino, and Slovenia, will compete in this prestigious championship. 

The action kicks off on Sunday, October 1, with registrations, boat drawings, and an exciting opening ceremony. On Monday, October 2, there will be official training, while the main competition days are scheduled from Tuesday to Thursday mornings. Catch weighing will take place in the afternoons at the end of each competition day. 

But the excitement doesn’t stop there! 

Friday, October 6, serves as a reserve day for the competition. It’s also the day for the grand closing ceremony and a chance to mingle with competitors while exploring the scenic sights of Istria and the enchanting city of Novigrad – Cittanova. 

Join us for this thrilling fishing championship in the heart of the Adriatic, and experience the beauty of Novigrad and its captivating surroundings. Whether you’re a passionate angler or simply love sailing and yachting, this event promises unforgettable moments by the sea! 

A Perfect Destination for Sailors

Novigrad is indeed a fantastic destination for sailors and boating enthusiasts looking to enjoy their summer in Croatia. 

Novigrad boasts a modern and well-equipped marina that provides an ideal base for sailors. The Marina Novigrad offers a range of services, including mooring facilities, fuel stations, and amenities like restaurants and shops. It’s a convenient and comfortable place for boat owners to dock their vessels. 


Novigrad’s strategic location on the Adriatic coast makes it an excellent starting point for sailing adventures in the region. Sailors can explore the stunning coastline, visit nearby islands, and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic Sea. 

The coastline around Novigrad is characterized by its natural beauty, featuring rocky shores, hidden coves, and charming beaches. It’s a paradise for those who love to drop anchor and swim in secluded spots, or simply soak up the sun on their boats. 

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Novigrad is not only about sailing; it’s also a town rich in history and culture. Visitors can explore its well-preserved old town, which is surrounded by ancient walls and boasts narrow, winding streets filled with shops, restaurants, and cafes. The town’s historical charm provides a delightful contrast to the sea. 

Food and Event sin Novigrad

Novigrad is renowned for its seafood restaurants. After a day of sailing, you can enjoy freshly caught seafood dishes prepared in traditional Croatian styles. Don’t forget to pair your meal with local wines and olive oils for a truly authentic experience. 

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Novigrad hosts various summer events and festivals, including music concerts, art exhibitions, and local celebrations. These cultural experiences can add an extra layer of enjoyment to your summer stay. 

Novigrad’s central location in Istria makes it an excellent hub for exploring other attractions in the region. You can easily visit historic towns like Poreč and Rovinj, as well as natural wonders like the Brijuni Islands. 

Novigrad offers an enticing combination of sailing opportunities, natural beauty, cultural richness, and culinary delights. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or just looking to enjoy a summer by the sea, Novigrad provides a welcoming and captivating destination on the Croatian coast. 

Where Fishing Championship Excitement Meets Seaside Serenity…

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The 58th World Championship in fishing from anchored boats promises exhilarating competition, scenic coastal beauty, and a warm welcome in Novigrad. Whether you’re a dedicated angler or a boat enthusiast seeking a summer getaway, Novigrad’s charms are waiting to be discovered. Sail into this Croatian gem for an unforgettable maritime adventure, and let Novigrad’s shores be your gateway to an extraordinary vacation on the Adriatic. Plan your visit today and set sail for a world of aquatic excitement and coastal splendor! 

Your CTC Team

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