Croatia sailboat renting 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 full holiday package that ensures:
A gentle sailing cruise through the sparkling calm Adriatic 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 the clean ocean air and feel the unlimited freedom that a sailing yacht provides. Seize this opportunity and visit some of the most remarkable places in the world on a private bareboat charter.
To hire your private yacht in Croatia for your well-deserved holiday, is an excellent chance to explore this 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 vessels sail worse or have a lack of equipment. Charter yachts in our fleet are well-maintained and rigged especially for chartering. Any of selected yachts will ensure endless sailing pleasures if treated properly.
To rent catamaran in Croatia 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 volume guarantees safer moving around the deck and secures extra privacy for guests. You can always find a free place to sunbathe, chill or enjoy in spectacular views across the blue seas and lush green landscapes.
The highlights on catamarans:
Browse through our wide range of charter yachts 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.
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 rent last minute Croatia charters. Renting a boat charter from yachting bases near ancient Pula city or on the island Krk gives you the opportunity to discover Istrian peninsula, or start your sailing adventure in historic Zadar and set sail between the impressive islands of Dalmatia.
Visit the rugged north Dalmatian coast and your course through the impressive Kornati national park or sail upriver to the majestic Krka waterfalls. Sail from the UNESCO world heritage site, the ancient Trogir town or pearl of teh Adriatic, the historic city of Split and navigate between the remarkable islands Brac, Hvar, Korcula and the 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 the forgotten serenity anchoring in secluded anchorages and swimming in warm crystal-clear water.
To rent Croatia bareboat yacht charter means that you are running a 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 the route itinerary and planning your daily routine.
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 cost to charter 4-cabin catamaran Lucia 40 in Croatia lies between 4.500€ and 5.500€ within the summer season. 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 check our offers on skippered catamaran charter Croatia.
To book a bareboat 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 you hire catamaran over 30 register tons in Croatia 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. Before you confirm the booking, we will need a copy of skipper's license. The original you must show at the check in.
4 steps to charter a yacht in Croatia
First browse through our wide selection of sailing yachts (above)
Select Croatia yacht charter that suits your needs
Send us the inquiry
We will be privileged to help you book a suitable vessel and guide you through the whole booking procedure. Reservation is secured when 50% deposit is paid. Balance should be covered 30 days before departure.
Specify as much information as possible:
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 yachting destinations along the Croatian coastline, where you can charter yachts of any type and size for your cruising. We recommend exploring one destination within a week and leave something for next year.
Make your sailing vacation in Croatia extra genuine and discover these special gems:
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. 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 paor 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:
All extras are specified in your charter contract. You can find some useful tip 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, lost/damaged dinghy or outboard motor, gross negligence damage, vandalism and if the yacht is not fueled at the check out.
The optional extras are the items that your charter agency offers as extras. It is desired to order these items beforehand, so that they can be arranged at your request.
The extras are charged according to the official price list. Some of these items, are offered as a welcome package and are already included.
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 sailor.
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 holiday.
Skippered boat charter ensures you some extra time to devote yourself to relaxation, leisure and exploring ancient towns, epic villages, local history and culture without the constant worries about the weather.
When you decide to book a skippered yacht charter, route and itinerary still stays flexible and can be arranged with your skipper at embarkation.