Croatia Sailboat Rental

Sailing in Croatia is so enormously popular on the account of pleasant Mediterranean climate, beautiful landscapes, ideal conditions for sailing and affordable prices for chartering. To hire a private yacht in Croatia actually guarantees the most exciting way to travel around this breathtaking country. 

A gentle sailing cruise through the sparkling calm Adriatic sea with your close ones will uncover the secret beauties of this country - secluded bays and quaint villages, charming Dalmatian islands, calm and clear seas, colourful landscapes and impressive cultural heritage of stone-walled towns. If you add the world-famous Croatian culinary works of art, you get the perfect place for you next sailing destination.

This is a unique chance to breathe the clean ocean air and feel the unlimited freedom only endless sea can offer. Seize this opportunity and visit some of the most remarkable places in the world on your very own sailing yacht.

Rent Sailboat Croatia

Attractive prices on Croatia yacht charters

To hire a yacht charter in Croatia for your well-deserved holiday, is an excellent chance to explore this little Mediterranean gem with the people you cherish most.

One shall certainly feel more relaxed and comfortable under the sails of reliable and seaworthy vessel. However, that does not mean that older yachts sail worse or have a lack of equipment. On the contrary - each and every yacht in our fleet is well-maintained and rigged especially for charter purposes. Be certain, that she will gurantee endless sailing pleasures if treated properly. 

Whether you are looking for more action at sea and extra sailing activity on a performance sailor, a comfortable family yacht or luxurious catamaran, we have a yacht to suit you. 

Yacht rentals in Istria and Dalmatia

Yacht charter along the Adriatic coast runs from April until late October and rolls in weekly terms that start and end Saturdays. Although it is possible, to also rent sailboats for shorter period in shoulder season.

Explore Croatia from north to south and visit the rugged Dalmatian coast with impressive Kornati islands national park, mundane Hvar and mystic island Vis. You might consider taking "off-the-beaten-route" itinerary, hire yacht in Pula and discover the intact Kvarner bay more to the north. Browse through our wide range of yachts, available between Istria peninsula and Dalmatian Coast to experience the Adriatic as it once was.

Rent a sailing yacht first or last minute in beautiful marinas Split, Pula, Zadar, Krk, Trogir, Biograd, Sukosan or Dubrovnik and get ready for an amazing sailing experience among countless Croatian islands.

Sailboat Rental Croatia

Feel welcome to pick your brand and model among many prestigious manufacturers Bavaria, Jeanneau, Beneteau, Elan, Dufour and Hanse. Set sail across the glittering blue Adriatic sea on a yacht that suits your preferences. Find some of the most popular sailboats with 3, 4 or 5 cabins in our fleet below:

ELAN IMPRESSION 45

SUN ODYSSEY 519

BAVARIA 45 CRUISER

Catamaran Rental Croatia

To rent catamaran charter is recommended for families or groups that desire more commodity, luxury and space aboard. Catamarans are very stable and have natural buoyancy, making them practically unsinkable.

The hull volumes assure safer moving around the deck and provide extra privacy for guests. You can alwas find a free place to rest, sunbathe, chill or simply enjoy the views across the blue seas and lush green landscapes.

Browse through our wide offer of cats from economy to luxury line and explore Croatia in style. We give you multitude of options to choose from popular brands such as Lagoon, Leopard, Catana Bali, Lipari, Foutaine Pajot and Nautitech. 

Before you book a multi-hull also check what international certificate or licence is required.

Hire Catamaran In Croatia

Many skippers use to say that a multi-hull is pretty close to living on a "private moving island". Exceptionally bright interior looks more like a hotel room. A wide cockpit, designed to assure maximum comfort is the perfect place to spend a nice evening in the company of you close ones. Here are some of the most popular vessels in our fleet that you can charter skippered or bareboat.

No license? No problem.

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 extreme (especially in the off season) and might surprise even an old salt sailor. Our team will be happy to suggest a suitable itinerary and recommend best places to sail.

For the sailors with lack of experience or without a adequate boating license, we also have reliable skippers in our crew, so that your can enjoy in a entirely carefree sailing holiday. When you hire a local Croatian skipper, you get the full flexibility on your itineraries and numerous first-hand route tips, which is the perfect combination for your memorable sailing vacations. 

Bareboat charter Croatia

Bareboat Yacht Charter FAQs

 

Bareboat rental price on a 45-foot comfortable sailing yacht from 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€ weekly. Final cost depends on yacht age, length and type (Catamaran or Sailboat).

 

The cost to hire catamaran Lucia 40 in Croatia lies between 4.500€ - 5.500€ weekly. In shoulder season from 2.500€ - 4.000€. Price includes one-week rental, end cleaning, bedding, Wi-Fi, handling fees and dingy with outboard.

 

To charter a bareboat yacht means that you are running you own vessel with no captain or a crew. You take the full responsibility of the boat navigation, itinerary and route planning. You can read about the differences between bareboat, skippered or fully crewed charters in the this article.

 

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

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. Before you confirm the booking, we will need a copy of skipper's license, 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 sailing trip around the hundreds, mostly uninhabited Croatian islands and intact Dalmatian coast is at the moment 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.

 

4 steps to charter a boat in Croatia

  1. Browse through our wide selection of sailing yachts (above)

  2. Select Croatia yacht charter that suits your needs

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

  4. Send us the inquiry

We will be hapy to recommend suitable vessel and guide you through the whole booking procedure. Booking is secured when 50% deposit is paid. Balance should be covered 4 weeks before embarkation.

Specify as much information as possible:

  • Departure date
  • Preferable destination (region) in Croatia
  • Yacht type
  • Yacht preferences (yacht age, yacht brand, type of sails, A/C, generator, specific equipment,...)
  • Special wishes regarding the extras you wish to have aboard

Please about boat rental procedure and how to plan your sailing holidays in Croatia.

 

Dalmatian islands between Zadar and Split. There are 4 major destinations in Croatia that you can sail. For a relaxed 7-day sailing vacation is perfect if you chose 1 region and explore the highlights. You can and set sail from Istria or Dalmatia

Some of the best places and islands are close to the north Dalmatia capital Zadar. Make sure not to miss these gems:

  • Unije -  Small isolated island In the north where time really stops
  • Silba - sail to the "island of love" in northern Dalmatia and enter into its peaceful surroundings
  • Dugi Otok - the island where pure nature and charming villages prosper in perfect harmony
  • Kornati national park - no sailor should miss this one out. A unique getaway for everyone searching for wild authenticity
  • Kaprije -  quaint island town is a mixture genuine hospitality and family-run cuisine
  • Olib - A little gem, surrounded with emerald waters. A snorkelling and diving paradise
  • Murter - the island of sailors, shipbuilders and the town of culinary wonders

 

In general Croatia yacht charter 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.

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 due to underwater inspection. 

 

Deposit is the insurance (assurance), that you will return the yacht back in its previous condition. With chartering a bareboat, you also take the responsibility for damages caused during your trip. The deposit is charged at the embarkation and 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 will be required to pay at the charter office when hiring a yacht. Some of the items you already paid to your charter agency, when you confirmed the booking. However, there are some obligatory extras, that you need to pay at spot:

-Croatia local tax (1.4€/day/person)

-Deposit (view our blog about chartering a sailboat in Croatia). All extras are specified in your charter contract. It is also expected to refuel before returning to home port.

 

Yes. Most of the sail companies approve that option. But please, let them know beforehand, that you want an insurance. Deposit insurance is the sum that should cover the damages. And it is non refundable.

The amount depends on the age, the length and the insurance policy of the vessel. Usually the amount is from (150-300€).

Some charters demand also a small refundable part (10%)to cover the damages like "fee for unblocking the toilet, lost/damaged dinghy or outboard engine, gross negligence damage, vandalism and if the yacht is not fueled at the return"

 

The optional extras are the items offered by your agency extra at your request. It is desired to order these items beforehand, so that they can be arranged for you at the boarding.

The extras:

  • SUP and various water toys (80-100€ weekly)
  • Early check in (100-150€)
  • Railing net for kids (50-130€)
  • Wi-Fi +10GB (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 6-12€ 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.