Ferry Petar Hektorović
Built in Denmark in 1989, the ferry is just under 92 meters long and 18 meters wide with speed of 15.5 knots. It has a capacity of 1080 passengers and 120 cars. There are also two restaurants and bars on the ferry as well as a small shop.
The ferry is named after 15th century Hvar Island’s poet and collector of Dalmatian songs Petar Hektorović whose poem titled ‘Ribanje i ribarsko prigovaranje’ aka ‘Fishing and Fishermen’s Talk’ is a well known Croatian philosophic narrative work.
Note – RoRo (Roll-on/roll-off ) type of ferries are vessels where vehicles load via the front and back of the ferry opening hull which make is pretty easy for vehicles to embark and disembark.