Renting a Yacht in Croatia

Set sail from popular yachting destinations along the Adriatic coast and enjoy in a relaxing sailing atmosphere on your very own private yacht charter. Croatia sailing boat charters can be rented almost from every larger marina. Just browse through our bareboat charter offer, choose your favorite vessel and make your yacht week between the myriad of idyllic Croatian islands a rewarding holiday experience.

ELAN IMPRESSION 45

Charter bareboat yacht in Split and explore popular islands Hvar, Vis and Korčula

Sailboat Rental Split

SUN ODYSSEY 389

Discover the treasures of southern Adriatic and rent sailboat in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Bareboat Charter

BAVARIA 46 CRUISER

Hire this comfortable sailing boat in Zadar and sail around iconic Kornati islands

Yacht Charter Zadar

BAVARIA C 42

Book European yacht of the year 2021 in Pula and explore north Croatian coast

Yacht Charter Pula

Croatia  Bareboat Yacht Rentals

Bareboat sailboat rental in Croatia is the most popular yachting experience among independent sailors and maritime enthusiasts that wish to spend a genuine yacht charter week in the Mediterranean. Renting yacht in Croatia for a week or two ensures a unique opportunity to discover the original pulse of this counrty from the comfort of your very own sailing charter. Infinite Croatian coast is among safest yachting destination and an ideal launchpad for novice sailors, family sailing vacation or experienced crews wishing to explore this hidden European treasure at their own pace.

Eastern Adriatic offers the very best for an authentic sailing adventure

This impressive country has everything to satisfy a sailor: Good sailing conditions, fair and stable weather, well-protected ports and anchorages, impressive landscape scenery, crystal-clear and calm sea, affordable boat prices and a relaxing natural atmosphere. When you add world-famous culinary works of art then Croatia is your perfect sailing destination.

7-day bareboat sailing holiday in Croatia

Enjyoy the precious vacation moments surrounded with quaint fishing villages, beautiful marine national parks, idyllic Dalmatian islands, alluring pebbled beaches and historic stone-walled Dalmatian cities. Bareboat yacht holiday in Croatia is a genuine cruising holiday, where you can breathe pure ocean air and feel absolute freedom in the company of your close ones. Sailing charters in Croatia run in weekly periods starting and ending Saturdays. It is also possible, to rent yachts in Croatia for 3-5 days in last minute option.

Hire sailboat in Croatia from beautiful yachting destinations

To hire a yacht in Croatia for your well-deserved holiday, is certainly a great way to explore this secret Mediterranean gem. Rent sailboat in Split and sail around the most popular Dalmatian islands Hvar, Brač, Korčula and Vis on our skipper's personally recommended sailing itinerary.

Or book yacht charter in Zadar old town and take the advantage of an easy island hopping in central Dalmatia. Here you can enjoy and relax navigating through magnificentKornati national park or sail to majestic Krka waterfalls. Find solace among intact scattered islands of the northern Adriatic and hire sailing boats in Istria from modern marina Veruda near ancient Pula city.

One shall certainly feel more relaxed and comfortable under the sails of reliable and seaworthy vessel. Wide range of yachts for chartering in Croatia is rigged especially for rental purposes. Any of selected boats will ensure endless sailing pleasures and care-free holiday moments on crisp-blue Adriatic.

Whether you are looking for more action on fast performer, a relaxing week on a comfortable family cruiser, we will recommend a yacht in Croatia to suit your preferences.

Bareboat Croatia Catamaran Rental

Rent catamaran in Croatia and discover myriad of stunning islands in the most relaxing and comfortable way. Exceptionally bright luxury interiors, stability and cosy fully-cushioned private areas on multi-hulls are only a few reasons to choose our bareboat catamarans for your next holiday cruise in Croatia. Hire catamarans in Croatia from premium yachting destinations Split Dubrovnik Pula Trogir or Zadar.

LAGOON 40

Layout with 3 or 6 cabins

Bareboat Catamaran Zadar

ASTREA 42

3 or 4-cabin layout

Catamaran Rental Split Croatia

BALI 4.0

Available with 3 or 4 cabins

Catamaran Charter Pula

LAGOON 42

3 to 6-cabin option

Catamaran Rental Dubrovnik

Chartering a bareboat catamaran in Croatia Pros

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

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

  3. larger interiors and constant 360o view from inside

  4. cushioned flybridge the bow and the stern also mean extra lounging areas

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

Catamaran rental in Croatia is ideal for a family yacht vacation or sailors that desire uncompromising commodity and space aboard. 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 simply 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.

Croatia sailboat rentals  -  Istria

Sailing northern Adriatic is among best kept secrets of the bareboat Croatian yacht charters. Off-the-beaten-track itinerary in Istria and secluded Kvarner is ideal for sailors searching for a unique landscape diversity and pristine environment. Hire sailboat in Pula and explore secluded treasures of remarkable Kvarner bay and find forgotten serenity anchoring in idyllic bays, exploring exotic beaches and swimming in warm crystal-clear sea.

Renting boats from yachting bases near historic Pula city or the largest Croatian island Krk, gives you the opportunity to discover Istrian peninsula or start your cruising adventure in Zadar and explore the most island dense county in the Mediterranean. Hire yachts in Zadar to navigate through national park Kornati and explore sky-high cliffs of Telascica wildlife resort.

Explore Dalmatian region and rent sailing boat in Zadar or second largest Croatian city Split

Book your sailing charter in Zadar marinas and get ready for a genuine sailing experience in northern Dalmatia. Sail around the impressive Kornati national park or sail upriver Krka to the popular destination Skradin town and visit the majestic waterfalls. Or join us on our southern routes and book yacht in Croatia from Dalmatian marinas; the UNESCO world heritage site - ancient Trogir town or the pearl of Adriatic - city of Split. This is the easiest and most popular itinerary for the "line of sight navigation" between large islands BračHvar, Korčula and island Vis.

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

Rent sailboat in Dubrovnik old town and experience southern islands

If you prefer more peace and atmospheric ambience, book a bareboat at Dubrovnik yacht charter and follow our Dubrovnik sailing itineraries. Just a couple of miles from the buzzing streets of this Adriatic pearl, you can find seclusion and quiet among beautiful Elafiti islands, national park Mljet and lush-green landscapes of legendary Korčula.

Bareboat Charter FAQ's

 

Yacht rental in Croatia will cost you around 5.000 euros per week for a sailing yacht with 5 cabins within the peak season and between 3.500€ and 4.500€ in early summer and September.

What does the rental price include?

  • 5-cabin class-line sailboat
  • end cleaning, bedding
  • dinghy with outboard motor

What are mandatory extras?

  • safety deposit for yacht 2.000€
  • tourist tax 1.35€ per day/person
  • skipper service 150€-160€ per day (optional)

 

The average price of a bareboat catamaran rental in Croatia is between 5.500 and 7.000 euros per week in July and August. In low charter season around 4.000€. You also need to cover the safety deposit for the chartered vessel.

What does catamaran charter price include?

  • 7-day catamaran hire
  • end cleaning, bedding
  • base fee
  • dinghy with outboard engine 5HP

Optional extras:

  • skipper service between 150 and 200€ per day (depending on yacht size)
  • hostess service 130-180€ per day
  • cook 160-200€ per day

 

To charter a bareboat yacht 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 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 from your country is competent for Croatian waters. 

 

Renting a sailing boat in Croatia will cost you around 3.500 euros per week in high season. In September or June on average 2.800€. Off season prices vary between 1.500 and 2.000€.

What is included in a bareboat yacht price?

  • standard sailboat with 4 cabins
  • end cleaning, bedding, towels
  • dinghy & outboard motor
  • Wi-Fi connection aboard

 

For example, renting a sailing yacht in Dubrovnik will cost you less then if you hire catamaran in Croatia for a week. Expect lower costs on marinas, fuel and port taxes when you rent sailboats in Croatia.

 

You will find best last and first minute yacht charter deals from Zadar yacht charters. This region has the largest density of marinas and yachting companies in Croatia. Renting a 4-cabin sailboat in Zadar can be around 10% less expensive than the same sailboat in Split or Dubrovnik region.

 

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.

 

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.

 

You can expect the best of a yacht charter experience in Croatia if you start Sailing in Zadar or rent a yacht in Split. There are 4 largest sailing boating destinations on Adriatic from where you can charter yachts and start you journey.

These are best destinations to visit during your sailing vacation in Croatia

  • Hvar Impressive architecture of Hvar town and its buzzing promenades make this island one of the true pearls of Adriatic. Fragrant lavender fields and sun-soaked hilltops on one side and picturesque island villages on other are reflecting a unique harmony between the old and the new.
  • 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.
  • Brač Largest island in Dalmatia or the "stone kingdom of Croatia" is also the home of most iconic beaches.
  • Unije A true treasure of the north Croatian coast in every sense. Biodiversity of its unspoiled nature is simply amazing.
  • Silba So called "island of love" is the home of the most beautiful intact coves and exotic beaches in Croatia
  • Korčula Birthplace of a world traveller Marco Polo is also famous of its green oriented products. Discover this island by navigating on thisDubrovnik sailing itinerary
  • Dugi OtokSecluded anchorages and idyllic coves on this isle are a true paradise irresistible to seafarers. The scenery of sky-high cliffs of national park Telascica raising out from the sea is simply stunning.
  • Kaprije This peaceful island town is a mixture of genuine hospitality and family-run cuisine
  • Olib sail from Zadar and explore this snorkelling and diving paradise surrounded with crystalline waters and attractive beaches.
  • Vis- The island of underwater treasures, unique cavities has a tradition of welcoming sailors. Discovering this island's unique legends and turbulent history is a must visit.

 

The average mooring fee for a 40-foot sailing ycaht in marinas at the Croatian coast ranges between 50 and 120 euros per night within the high season. You can expect to pay extra 50% for same-sized sailing catamaran.

 

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:

  • 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 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.

  • SUP and various water toys (80-120€ weekly)
  • Early check in (100-150€ per booking)
  • 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 (upon request)
  • 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 from boat owners. Some of the above items, are already included as a welcome package.

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 experience assures extra time for you to devote to relaxation, leisure and to pure sailing pleasures between hundreds of islands and discovering local history and culture, without 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