Sailboat Rental Croatia

Set sail from best yachting destinations and marinas along the Croatian coast and enjoy in a relaxing sailing cruise on your very own chartered yacht. Browse through our Croatia bareboat yacht charter offer, choose your favorite vessel and make your charter vacation between the myriad of magnificent Croatian islands a rewarding sailing experience. These are some of the best selling Croatian sailboats available for renting available from popular destinations in Split, Dubrovnik, Pula and Zadar.

Sailboat Charters Split Croatia


Sailboat Rental Dubrovnik


Sailing Boat Charter Zadar


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Sailboat renting in Croatia gained on its extreme popularity mostly on the account of the magnificent Croatian coastline, good sailing conditions fair waether and affordable prices for chartering. When you rent sailing boat in Croatia, you receive a full holiday package ensuring you

  • comfortable, unique and exciting way to travel and explore the highlights of the divine Croatian coast
  • 7 days on your very own private sailing yacht.

A gentle sailing cruise through the sparkling calm Adriatic sea with your close ones, will uncover all Croatia's secret beauties: Secluded coves and quaint villages, beautiful marine national parks, charming Dalmatian islands with amazing beaches, impressive cultural heritage and epic history of stone-walled Dalmatian cities. If you add the world-famous Croatia's culinary works of art, you get the perfect place for your next sailing destination.

A sailing holiday is without a doubt an exclusive hassle-free cruising adventure, where you can breathe pure ocean air and feel the unlimited freedom only a sailing yacht provides.

Visit island Hvar or Kornati National park on a private Croatia yacht charter

To hire yacht charter in Croatia for your well-deserved holiday, is an excellent chance to explore this Mediterranean gem with the people you cherish most. Rent sailboat in Split to visit the south Croatian islands Hvar, Brac, Korcula and Vis or hire bareboat yacht in Croatia from one of our Zadar sailing charters in beautiful marinas Biograd or Sukosan and explore marine national parks Kornati or the majstic Krka waterfalls. If you want to explore the isolated  islands of the northern Adriatic, please check our sailing boats in Istria marinas near the city of Pula

One shall certainly feel more relaxed and comfortable under the sails of reliable and seaworthy vessel. However, that does not mean that older vessels sail worse or have a lack of equipment. All the boats for chartering are well-maintained and rigged especially for chartering. Any of selected boats will ensure endless sailing pleasures if treated properly. 

Whether you are looking for more action and speed on a performance fast sailer, a comfortable family cruiser, luxury yacht, or catamaran, we have a yacht in Croatia to suit you. Please check also our monotype sailing boats available for flotilla sailing holiday rental.

Catamaran Charter Croatia

Rent catamaran in Croatia form premium yachting destinations in Split, Dubrovnik, Pula, Trogir or Zadar and discover the area that suits you best. Many skippers use to say that a multi-hull is similar as living on a "private moving island". Exceptionally bright luxury interior looks more like a hotel room. Wide cockpit designed to provide maximum comfort is the perfect place to spend a nice evening with your favorite crew. Here are some of the most popular bareboat catamaran charters you can book for a 7-day sailing holidays in Croatia.


Layout from 3-6 cabins

Catamaran Rental Zadar


3 or 4-cabin layout

Catamaran Rental Split Croatia

BALI 4.0

3 or 4 cabins

Catamaran Charter Pula


From 3 to 6-cabin option

Catamaran Rental Dubrovnik

5 benefits of a private Catamaran Charter in Croatia

  1. impressive volumes gurantee abundance of space and full privacy on board

  2. stability, easier and safer movement for people on deck 

  3. larger interiors and constant 360view from inside

  4. the flybridge ensuring an extra lounging area

  5. average fuel consumption is smaller than on a motor boat

Catamaran Rental in Croatia is a great choice for families or groups that desire more commodity, luxury and space aboard. Catamarans assure more stability and buoyancy, making them practically unsinkable. The hull volume guarantees safer moving around the deck, ensuring more privacy for the guests. You can always find a free place to sunbathe, chill or enjoy the views across the blue seas and lush green landscapes.

Browse through our wide range of cats from economy to luxury line and ensure a suitable catamaran for your trip. Choose among these prestigious brands: Lagoon, Leopard, Catana Bali, Lipari, Foutaine Pajot, Nautitech, that you can book bareboat or skippered.

Yacht Rentals in Istria & Dalmatia

Bareboat charters along the Adriatic coast run from early April until late October in weekly periods starting and ending Saturdays. Although it is possible, to also hire a 3-5-day yacht charter in Croatia in last minute option. Boat rental from yachting bases near ancient Pula city or the largest Croatian island Krk, gives you the opportunity to discover Istrian peninsula, or start your sailing adventure in historic Zadar, where you can cruise between the most island dense region in the Mediterranean and sail to the national park Krka, or visit the sky-high cliffs of Telascica marine wildlife resort.

Explore Croatia and rent a boat in Zadar town or second largest Croatian city Split

 Book your sailing charter in the beautiful city Zadar and get ready for a genuine sailing experience between the myriad of tiny islands. Discover the impressive Kornati national park or sail upriver to popular destination Krka and visit majestic waterfalls. Start your sailing adventure from the UNESCO world heritage site, the ancient Trogir town or the pearl of Adriatic, the historic city of Split and navigate between the divine islands Brač, Hvar, Korčula and mystic island Vis.

You might want to take an internal tip from our skippers, hire yacht in Pula and explore the secluded treasures of Northern Adriatic. Cross the pristine Kvarner bay and find forgotten serenity anchoring in secluded anchorages, exploring idyllic sandy beaches and swimming in warm crystal-clear water.

Browse through our wide range of yachts, available along Croatian coastline from heart-shaped Istria peninsula to sun-soaked Dalmatian Coast and experience Adriatic as it once was.

 Rent a boat from beautiful marinas in Split,  Pula, Zadar, Krk, Trogir, Biograd, Sukosan or Dubrovnik and get ready to enjoy the blessed days among the myriad of enchanting Croatian islands.

Bareboat Charter FAQ's


Rental price for a comfortable sailing yacht with 4 cabins in Split Croatia lies between 2.700€ and 3.400€ in peak season (July and August). April, May, late September and June from 1.500€ - 2.500€Including: 7-days boat charter, end cleaning, bedding, dingy with motor.


Average cost to hire this beautiful catamaran Lucia 40 in Croatia for one week lies between 4.500€ and 5.500€ within the peak summer months. In shoulder season 2.500€ to 4.000€. The price includes: One-week boat rental, end cleaning, bedding, Wi-Fi, handling fees and dingy with outboard motor. If you need a professional skipper or a hostess, please also see our skippered an crewed luxury yachts.

Optional extras:

  • skipper service 150€ per day
  • hostess service from 130€ per day
  • cook 150€ per day


Hiring a bareboat yacht charter in Croatia means that you are running sailing boat with no captain or a crew. You take the responsibility over sailing, navigation and safety aboard. This is the most hassle-free option that ensures full independence with planning your route itinerary.

Bareboat charter is most favorable way of chartering yachts in the Mediterranean and the cheapest option for a relaxing sailing vacation where you can enjoy in a complete privacy on board. Learn about the differences between bareboat skippered and crewed charters in this article.


The final cost for bareboat charter in Croatia mostly depends on sailboat's age, length and equipment quality. Average rental price for brand new "yacht of the year 2021" Bavaria C 42 in the peak sailing season in Croatia lies between 2.400€ and 2.990€. In June, September around 2.000€. Off-season from 1.100€ to 1.600€ including the first/last minute discount.

What are the obligatory extras?

  • tranzit log, end cleaning 175€
  • safety deposit for yacht 1.600€
  • tourist tax 1.35€ per day/person


  1. Browse through our wide selection of sailing yachts in our search engine

  2. Select a yacht charter in Croatia that suits your requirements

  3. Choose a preferable destination (Pula, Zadar, Split or Dubrovnik)

  4. Send us the inquiry

We will be privileged to help you book or recommend a suitable vessel and guide you through the whole booking procedure. Please Specify as much information as possible:

  • Departure date
  • Preferable charter bases
  • Yacht type (catamaran or a sailboat)
  • Yacht preferences (yacht's age, brand, type of sails and what specific equipment you want on board)
  • Special wishes regarding the extras you wish to have aboard

Your reservation is secured when 50% deposit is paid. Balance should be covered 30 days before departure.


Renting a private yacht or catamaran charter is one of the most unique holiday adventures. It is a completely different experience then on crowded cabin cruiser. You can enjoy in full privacy aboard your very own vessel with your close ones. Itinerary is completely flexible and adjustable to your needs. Best possibilities for private charters are at the idyllic Croatian coast - the cradle of Mediterranean sailing holidays.


To rent a bareboat yacht charter in Croatia requires a valid skipper's license issued by the state authority of the country that you are coming from. For sailing within Croatian territorial waters, you need a valid nautical certificate of competence (ICC) including a VHF radio certificate.

"Before renting catamaran in Croatia weighting over 30 register tons first check if your license covers that tonnage"

If you are not sure that your permit is adequate, please check here if the certificate issued from your country is competent for Croatian waters. We also need a copy of skipper's license for each bareboat booking. The original, you must show at the check in.


In these uncertain times caused by the COVID-19 outbreak is hard to think of a safer vacation then chartering a bareboat yacht. A relaxed skippered sailing cruise around the hundreds, mostly uninhabited Croatian islands and intact Dalmatian coast is certainly the safest holiday you can take. 

Staying isolated from busy mainland cities in the fresh ocean air, absorbing pleasant sunbeams on a soothing Mediterranean climate in the company of your close ones, is best way to avoid the chance of getting infected with Coronavirus.


Dalmatian islands between Zadar and Split. There are 4 largest sailing boat rental destinations along the Croatian coastline, where you can charter yachts ad start you journey in some of the most beautiful marinas in Croatia. 

Make your sailing vacation in Croatia extra genuine and discover these special gems:

  • Hvar - the longest island in Croatia crisscrossed with fragrant lavender fields and vineyards is an amazing blend of the old and the new. The impressive architecture of Hvar town and buzzing promenade is truly the pearl of Adriatic
  • Kornati national park - no sailor should miss this one out. Sailing around the park ensures you a unique getaway for everyone searching for wild authenticity.
  • Brac - the neighbor of the notorious H var island is the largest island in Dalmatia or the "stone kingdom of Croatia" is also the home of most amazing pebbled beaches. 
  • Unije - tiny secluded treasure on northern Adriatic. This is the place where time really stops
  • Silba - sail to the "island of love" in northern Dalmatia and discover island's pebbled beaches
  • Korcula - lush-gren pine forests and epic tales make this a one-of-a-kind gem. Sail to Korcula from Dubrovnik or Split
  • Dugi Otok - island's secluded anchorages and idyllic coves are a sailing paradise. Natural beauty of this hidden gem is simply irresistable to seafarers. Sky-high cliffs of national park Telascica is a must-see.
  • Kaprije - quaint island town is a mixture genuine hospitality and family-run cuisine
  • Olib -  secluded gem near Zadar city, surrounded with crystalline waters and serene anchorages. A snorkeling and diving paradise.
  • Murter - the island of sailors, shipbuilders. Murter town has some of the best restaurants in region


In general Croatian yacht charter general conditions (unless is arranged differently on boarding pass) boarding starts Saturdays from 15:00, check out at the same spot the next Saturday before 09:00. Make sure to check the yacht's equipment before departure.

Please notice, that is advisable to appoint your time of arrival with the office staff. It is also expected to return the yacht to the home marina until Friday evening for underwater inspection. 


Deposit is the insurance (assurance), that you will return bareboat charter back in its previous condition. As a boat's captain, you take the full responsibility for potential damages caused on board during your trip. The deposit is charged at the charter's office at the check in and is 100% refundable, if the boat is returned undamaged.

The deposit amount is set by the charter policy (depends on the boat length, age and insurance rate) payable by VISA, EUROCARD, DINERS or cash. We can offer a deposit insurance with non-refundable fee (app.10% of the full insurance sum).


Obligatory extras are additional items that you pay at the charter office when at the check in. Some of these items you already paid to your charter agency, at the reservation. It is required to refuel the tanks before returning to home port. However, there are some obligatory extras, that you need to pay at spot:

  • Croatia local tax (1.35€ per day a person)
  • Safety Deposit for boat
  • Port and marina fees on route
  • Food and provisioning

All extras will be specified in your charter contract. You can find some useful Croatia sailing tips in our blog about chartering a sailboat in Croatia


Yes. Most of the sail companies approve this option. It is required to let us know beforehand that you want an insurance. Deposit insurance is the sum that should cover the damages, however it is up to the insurance policy, what exactly the damage waiver covers (usually the sails, hull, loss of fenders or a winch handle, small scratches and ropes).

Damage waiver is non-refundable. The insurance amount depends on the age, the length and the insurance policy of the vessel.

Some charters require a small refundable part (10%) to cover the damages like "fee for unblocking the toilet, gross negligence damage, vandalism and if the yacht is not fueled at the check out.


The optional extras are the items, your charter agency offers as extras. It is desired to order these items beforehand, so that they can be arranged at your request.

  • SUP and various water toys (80-100€ weekly)
  • Early check in (100-150€)
  • Railing net for kids (50-130€)
  • Wi-Fi +20GB (20€/week)
  • Provisioning - you can pre-order your food and drinks aboard
  • Taxis and airport-to-marina transfers (app. 30€ one way)
  • Car parking is charged by the valid marina price list. (usually from 7-12€ per day)

The extras are charged according to the official price list. Some of these items, are offered as a welcome package and are already included.

Skippered Yacht Rental

Even if you prefer to sail as an independent skipper, you are sometimes not familiar with the sailing area or the weather conditions, that can be quite demanding (especially in the off-season) and might surprise even an old salt Seafarer. 

For the sailors with lack of experience or without adequate boating license, we also have reliable skippers in our crew, so that you can fully enjoy your well-deserved sailing holidays.

Skippered yacht charter Croatia ensures you some extra time to devote yourself to relaxation, leisure and sailing around hundreds of islands, visiting ancient towns and epic villages, and discovering the local history and culture without the constant worries about the route planing or the weather. When you decide to book a skippered or a crewed luxury yacht charter, route and itinerary still stays flexible and can be adjusted with your skipper at embarkation.

Bareboat charter Croatia