Bareboat sailboat rental in Croatia is the ultimate yacht charter experience for independent sailors wishing to explore Adriatic coast at their own pace. Chartering a sailing yacht in Croatia assures you the opportunity to embrace the original pulse of this enchanting country. Infinite Croatian coastline is among safest sailing destinations and an ideal for a day sailors in flotillas, family sailing vacation or experienced crews wishing to explore this hidden European treasure at their own pace.
Calm Adriatic sea is ideal place for a relaxing sailing trip assuring you authentic charter itineraries and a safe line-of-sight navigation.
Densely scattered islands are close together so you don't have long distances to cross, fair and stable weather assuring good sailing conditions, well-protected ports and anchorages where you can find a place to overnight, unforgettable landscape scenery, crystal-clear seas, affordable boat prices and authentic atmosphere.
When you add world-famous culinary works of art, then Croatia is a perfectsailing destination.
Bareboat yacht holiday in Croatia is a genuine week-long sailing odyssey, where you can feel absolute freedom, navigating your very own yacht. Enjoy the precious vacation moments within your favourite company, surrounded with quaint historic villages, beautiful marine national parks, idyllic islands, alluring pebbled beaches and epic stone-walled Dalmatian cities. Sailing charters in Croatia start and end Saturdays.
Rent yacht in Croatia from Dalmatian capital Split if you desire to sail around the most popular Dalmatian islands Hvar, Brač, Korčula and Vis. These islands migh be quite busy in the main season, so let us inspire you with an alternative Split sailing itinerary where you can experience all the nicest places with avoiding crowds at the same time.
Renting a sailing boat in Zadar city is recommnded if you prefer shorter sailing distances, easy island hopping and more tranquility during your charter week. Navigate through the magnificent Kornati national park island chain and sail upriver to visit majestic Krka waterfalls.
Find solace among secluded islands and colorful Venetian towns at the northern Adriatic and book sailing boats in Istria. Northern region is probably best kept secret of Croatia charter itineraries including amazing natural environment and picturesqe fishing villages.
A day skipper shall certainly feel more relaxed and comfortable under the sails of reliable and seaworthy vessel. Most of the yachts for hire in Croatia are rigged especially for charter purposes and easy to handle.
Catamaran rental in Croatia is recommended for families with kids and sailors who prefer uncompromising commodity and space for their sailing vacation. Catamaran's buoyancy is making them practically unsinkable. The hull volume guarantees safer moving around the deck, ensuring more privacy for people on board. 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 catamarans for renting in Croatia from economy to luxury line and hire your multi-hull from the popular Adriatic destinations in Istria and Dalmatia. Choose among these prestigious brands: Lagoon, Leopard, Catana Bali, Lipari, Foutaine Pajot, Nautitech, that you can book for your bareboat sailing holiday in Croatia.
What does the rental price include?
What are mandatory extras?
You can rent a small sailboat with 3 cabins for about 1500 euros per week in the off season and expect prices between 2.500 and 3.000€ within high summer months in Croatia.
The average price of a catamaran rental in Croatia lies between 5.500 and 7.000 euros per week in July and August. In low charter season around 4.000€.
What does catamaran charter price include?
What is included in a bareboat yacht price?
You can hire a yacht in Croatia by first selecting the destination, date and preferable yacht in our "search browser". When you find the bareboat that suits your needs send us your inquiry and specify what extras you need on board for your charter holiday in Croatia. Your booking is secured after the advanced payment of (50%) is received at or account.
That generally depends on your traveling style, your budget and how much space and comfort you need on board. To help your decision, find some facts, pros and cons about sailboats and catamarans below:
Renting 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 one of you crew must poses a valid international nautical certificate of competence (ICC) and a VHF radio station certificate. Check here if the certificate issued in your country is competent for Croatian waters.
You can charter bareboat yachts in 4 major charter regions along the Adriatic coast:
Largest modern marinas where you can hire bareboat charters in Croatia are in Split (bases Kaštela, Trogir, Rogoznica) and Zadar region (Sukošan, Biograd and in UNESCO site - Šibenik town).
Bareboat yacht charter is the most favourable way for private yacht rentals in the Mediterranean. It is a hassle-free sailing vacation where you can enjoy in a complete privacy on board and navigate through Adriatic waters at your own pace. The charterer takes the responsibility for navigating the vessel and the safety of people on board.
Sailing northern Croatia is among best kept secrets of the bareboat yacht charter holidays. Off-the-beaten-track itinerary including Istria and remote Kvarner islands is ideal for sailors searching for unique landscapes and pure natural environment. Hire sailboat in Pula for a week and sail to the impressive Venetian towns, or find serenity anchoring in idyllic bays where you can enjoy in most beautiful sunsets in Croatia.
Renting boats from yachting bases near historic Pula city or the largest Croatian island Krk, gives you the opportunity to discover popular Istrian peninsula and the stunning islands of Kvarner gulf (Lošinj, Cres, Unije, Ist, Silba and Molat). You can also hire bareboat in Zadar and sail up north to discover these remote islands from Dalmatia.
This is where most of the marine enthusiast charter boats in Croatia. More then 20 marinas and 2.000 yachts for rental along the 100-mile coast is where most of day skippers start their bareboat vacation in Croatia. Booking a private sailing charter in Zadar assures you to explore the most island dense region on the whole Mediterranean. Sail through 100 islands of Kornati national park or sail upriver Krka to popular Skradin town and visit Krka waterfalls.
If you wish to navigate the southern routes between the islands Brač, Hvar, Korčula and Vis, it is best to book sailing yacht from Dalmatian UNESCO world heritage sites Trogir town or the city of Split. It is the most popular "line of sight navigation" for day skippers, flotilla holiday and beginners.
If you prefer more peace and atmospheric ambience, rent sailboat in Dubrovnik and navigate the routes of ancient mariners. Just a couple of miles from the buzzing streets of this popular Adriatic pearl, you can find all the peac and quiet you ned navigating among beautiful Elafiti islands, national park Mljet and lush-green landscapes of legendary Korčula.
The cost for skipper on a 3-cabin sailing boat is 1.050 euros per week. The final cost mostly depends on the size and the type of yacht he navigates.
In most of the Croatia yacht charters (unless early check-in is agreed) 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 yacht charter to the home marina until Friday evening for underwater inspection.
Deposit is the insurance (assurance), that you will return your 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. If you don't posess valid licenses, chartering a skippered yacht in Croatia is advised.
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 yacht 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:
Yes. Most of the Croatia charter 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 Croatian yacht 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 from boat owners. Some of the above items, are already included as a welcome package.