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2015Euromed - Mediterranean Ships - Set

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Technical details
  • 09.07.2015
  • Dean Roksandić, designer from Zagreb
  • Author of photography: Ljubo Gamulin
  • AKD d.o.o., Zagreb
  • Multicolor Offset Printing
  • 4 Colours
  • 48.28 x 29.82 mm
  • 5.80 HRK
About Euromed - Mediterranean Ships

Bracera is one of the most characteristic costal sailing vessels of the Croatian Adriatic coast and one-mast bracera with the lug sail from the 19th century is the best known among all types. It seems that this solid and very mobile small ship developed as the result of the Liburnian traditional form. The Liburnians were actually for millenniums first class seamen and ship builders. Their shapes and solutions were adopted also by practical Romans and millenniums later also by Americans.

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