The Siren of Tirena

Florence tells a great story from our time in Croatia.


Planning a summer vacation is always a lot of fun.  Being on a pirate galleon during that vacation is even more fun.

Along the Dalmatia Coast in Croatia you can rent a boat called the Tirena.  This accurate replica of a pirate galleon is only 8 years old and is completely made of wood.  It is placed in dry dock every year and refurbished.  It can hold 200 guests, comes with a crew of 5 and has been the location of many a wedding.  Every year the Tirena is host to over 5000 guests.

Imagine coming into Dubrovnik port on a pirate galleon!  The over 1 million tourists who visit this city will be taking pictures of you as you are taking pictures of the city. This past September on a beautiful day in Croatia we used the Tirena to explore some of the 13 islands that make up the…

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4 comments on “The Siren of Tirena

  1. Were you the only ones on the galleon? That looks SO fun!

  2. Loca Gringa says:

    A little like the Andalucia – La Pepa, only better as it is functional and you can cruise with it! Love it.

  3. reocochran says:

    This looks like a wonderful opportunity and I will “read more on Florence’s post!” Take it easy, Mike! Hugs, Robin

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