Hiring a private sailing charter with skipper is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to really discover the hidden treasures of the Croatian coast. Among the myriad of selected sailing itineraries starting from beautiful yacht charter destinations, let us ispire you with some of them...
Infinite Croatian coast is breathtaking. Iconic medieval towns uncovering epic stories of ancient heroes on one side and intact landscapes giving way to divine coves and exotic beaches on the other, are a perfect reason for your ultimate escape.
Set sail through the maze of Croatian islands on a private sailing boat, breathe fresh ocean air and feel ultimate freedom on your very own sailboat. Skippered yacht trip is suitable for a family sailing holiday a honeymoon vacation or a flotilla holiday.
Rent sailboat in Croatia with crew from premium nautical resort Zadar and sail to the impressive Kornati islands or start your sailing adventure in UNESCO site Trogir, where you can opt and sail to the magnificent Krka waterfalls or explore the popular southern islands. When you hire yacht charter in Split you can expect a standard 7-day sailing itinerary with the buzzing islands Hvar, Korčula and Vis. While islands Brač and lush-green coves of Šolta offer more options for seclusion, relaxation and various water activities.
When renting a sailboat from world-famousDubrovnik you can expect historic stone-walled cities prefect for an evening walk, well-protected national parks with amazing natural beaches where you can swim, or snorkel in crystalline waters.
Well sailing the northern Croatia is a completely different story...Rent sailboat in Pula and visitIstria county well-known of its impressive Venetian architecture. Historic towns, quaint fishing villages and traditional Istrian culinary delights will certainly hook you into their welcoming hands. Learn about remarkable Croatian history and whitnes the diversity of northern Adriatic in all its beauty.
Small distances between the islands ensure the easiest island hop in the Mediterranean, while fair winds, and calm seas, guarantee endless sailing pleasures for beginners or experienced sailors.
Simply enjoy and relax your well-deserved sailing vacation in a completely natural ambience and exclusive accommodations on our private yacht charters in Croatia.
Chartering a yacht in eastern Mediterranean, ensures you endless opportunities for yachting vacations. What type of a sailing holiday you prefer basically depends on your travel style, expectations and the budget. There are 2 types of onboard services for private yacht charters in Croatia
Renting a luxurious catamaran is the most exclusive and indulgent cruising holiday with unrivalled privacy on board. Luxury Croatia Yacht charters usually include fully catered exquisite services with personal touch and a relaxation beyond any compare. Carefully selected crew of minimum 3 (the captain, the stewardess and a chef) are there to provide unforgettable holiday moments for the guests aboard. Croatia yacht rental with crew is available in Dalmatia or Istria.
You will receive the best of a sailing holiday in Croatia when you book a yacht charter including Croatian skipper. With flexible route itinerary and personalised approach it is your best opportunity to explore the magnificent Croatian coastline. Skippered sailboat charter in Croatia is also a unique chance to receive some internal tips from local skippers. They are mostly knowledgeable guys and girls with extensive sailing experiences, aware of maritime and weather conditions and competent to navigate bareboat yachts. You can also upgrade the services on board by booking a hostess and reward yourself with a relaxing Adriatic sailing cruise. Croatian skippers are all fluent in English and sometimes multilingual.
Before departure read some tips about packing for a sailing trip and when is best time to sail Croatia. Best places to rent sailboat in Croatia with skipper and visit magnificent national parks including Kornati islands & Krka waterfalls are at Zadar sailing charters.
Rental price basically depends on the catamaran size, age and amenities on board. The cost to charter catamaran Lagoon 400 in Split Croatia is 5.500€ on average per week within peak holiday season. In shoulder months (June, September) around 4.000€. May and October 2.500€.
The price includes:
Obligatory extras to be paid at spot:
Crew service paid at spot:
Croatia yacht vacation experince will cost you around 5.000 euros per week in high charter season and between 3.500 and 4.500€ in June and September. The price is calculated on newer sailing boat with 4 cabins suitable for max 6 persons plus skipper.
What does yacht holiday include?
Crewed yacht charter assures an indulgent and exclusive cruising holiday experience in Croatia. All inclusive, fully catered personalized service with professional captain, hostess and chef are included on our crewed Adriatic charters. With carefully selcted route itineraries, this is the most relaxing and exquisite yachting vacation in Croatia
Yacht charter prices in Croatia vary according to the boat size, age of the vessel and in what season you wish to rent it. These are most popular sailing boats available for private rentals with average price range within summer months.
Including: 7 days bareboat charter, boat cleaning, bed linen, dinghy with outboard engine, Wi-Fi aboard.
Optional Extras: (payable in marina)
Bareboat yacht charter in Croatia also provides multitude of options to hire various crew members at skippered charters (cook and hostess). Please find below which option suits your holiday style better and what are the assignments they do.
Guests usually book our hostess when they want to have a relaxing and a care-free sailing holiday in Croatia. She can perform various tasks, on board and off board, that you usually have to take care alone when you hire a bareboat sailing charter in Croatia. Our crew is all fluent in English and sometimes also multilingual. Together with our local skipper, they will make sure that your cruising adventure in Croatia is and indulging and a one-of a-kind experience.
Here are some basic assignments that a hostess does:
A Tip: We advise, that you give her some APA money (advanced provisioning allowance) so that she has enough to pay for the daily shopping.
The general assignment for cook on board is to prepare 3 meals a day, considering the client's preferences and what kind of food do they want. Usual fee for cook is 150€ per day. However, it can vary and mostly depends the boats size and number of the guests aboard.
That depends on the level of the tasks, requests and how many guests are there to cater. Her basic fee is 130€ per day and can go up to 180€. This fee does not include gratuity nor the meals for the crew; They can join you for meals or allow 30€ pocket money per crew member per day.
Where does a hostess sleep?
The front bow cabins on catamarans are usually occupied with the crew, that is why we recommend to charter sailing yacht with 2 separate crew cabins. Most of the sailing catamarans in Croatia have such a layout. Sometimes, the crew can also sleep in the salon, but it is not something we advise, since everyone needs time to rest, so they can give you their best during the day.
It is also customary to take care of the crew's meals on your sailing trip. Feel free to invite your crew to join you at the dinner, they will be more than happy. If you wish to dine in privacy, they can east separately.
A Tip: When you hire a hostess you already have 2 meals included. That gives you extra time to explore the islands and the local food delicacies. Especially if you wish to taste Dalmatian specialities in typical family-run taverns called "konoba". With extensive knowledge and experience, your skipper or a hostess will be happy to recommend top local culinary delights.
We will be happy to help you recommend a suitable vacation package for your group. Crewed charter in Croatia is secured when 50% deposit for selected yacht is paid. Balance should be covered 4 weeks before your departure.
When you charter a bareboat yacht, you take the responsibility over navigation, route itineraries and the safety of the people on board. It is the most hassle-free and affordable option, that secures the maximum privacy and intimacy aboard.
Skippered yacht charter is most popular in Croatia. It is still considered affordable and flexible regarding your itinerary. Fully crewed services aboard a luxurious catamaran usually include a full catered services with a hostess and a chef.
To charter a luxury yacht in Croatia with crew assures personalised service, exquisite accommodation, gourmet dining, modern day amenities, uppermost comfort with selected itinerary. It is the most expensive and exclusive holiday experience with multitude inclusions. Please also check this article about Bareboat vs. Crewed Charter
The cost for exclusive services on our luxury sailing yacht Hanse 588 lies between 3.500 and 5.500€ in off season. June, September from 6.000 to 8.500€. Peak season (July and August) about 9.000€ per week.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
WHAT ARE THE EXTRAS?
The prices for a standard 3-cabin sailboat start at 350€ per day. Short yacht charters are only possible in the off-season or last minute options. Rental price for a 3-day bareboat charter Elan Impression 45 in June or September from Split lies at 1.200€. For more information and exact pricing please send us inquiry.
Croatia in general, is one of the safest countries in the world. Overall crimes are quite low making it extremely safe to travel around. On land or at sea. This secluded gem is among best yacht charter destinations in Europe and a true paradise for sailing inclined.
With warm and calm Adriatic sea, fair weather, abundance of sunshine, moderate winds and friendly local people Croatia is the most popular European country for genuine Mediterranean Sailing holidays. There are 2 rules to remember when you sail in Croatia - respect the weather and be cautious of the gusty Bora wind.
Best time for sailing in Croatia is definitively in summer months. Croatian coast in June or August might be quite busy with tourists, but the weather is simply glorious. If you like warmer temperatures, book Croatia yacht vacation in June, July, August or September when everything is in full swing. You can expect most affordable yacht prices early May or October, but the weather can be more changeable.
In Croatia you can charter almost everything that floats. When you charter a private yacht, you get the perfect opportunity to discover this amazing coast at your own pace. On sailboats you depend mostly on winds, but sailing yacht will give you more sailing pleasures with minimum fuel consumption. Catamarans are wider, more stable, and comfortable. Extra commodity, however, also means higher rental price, larger costs on fuel and marina fees.
When it comes to quality of staying on board, catamarans ensure more privacy and space. Most of the catamarans for chartering in Croatia have a flybridge that provides extra places to chill, rest or sunbathe. If you want to move faster and your main concern is not large fuel consumption, simply hire a motor yacht.
Less consumption means less exhaust into the sea. Especially if you stay most of the time under sails. When you hire a sailboat in Croatia you also gain the unique opportunity to embrace the land's amazing landscapes in whole authenticity. It is a entirely different level of experience.
To narrow your choice, you should estimate how much space do you need and how high your budget is. Larger the group, bigger the boat, bigger the yacht, larger the cost. When you plan to take a sailing trip with children, catamaran might be a better choice. If you stay on a budget, a sailing yacht with 2 steering wheels and bathing platform should do. It is common that 2 families rent one catamaran to divide the costs. One hull for one family.
Croatia sailing charter runs on weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday. However, in shoulder season (September, May, October, June) short sailing trips are also possible. To explore Croatia's coastline highlights and visit the most beautiful secluded treasures of the Dalmatian coast, we recommend to book one of our 7-day private sailing cruises.
Island hopping is one of the most exciting and authentic ways to travel around this hidden Mediterranean jewel. A week-long private Croatia sailing trip is an exclusive way to explore some of the most remarkable Croatian islands, impressive marine national parks, hidden beaches with crystal clear water, secluded villages and genuine hospitality of the local people, inviting you to taste the topmost island culinary works of art.
Be sure not to miss these gems on your cruising adventure:
September and October are the perfect months for a relaxing sailing cruise in Croatia. The sea temperatures are pleasant for swimming and still above 20o(70F). With abundance of sun (especially on the islands) the air keeps constant 25o(77F) during the day almost until late October. Expect lower yacht rental prices, less crowds on city streets and ports, maritime traffic is lower and you can always get a free berth in marina.
With plenty of sunny days and mild Med. climate, Croatia is among sunniest European destinations. Summertime on Adriatic is simply glorious. Sun-soaked Dalmatian islands are literally bathing in sunbeams, while the air is dry and the sea warm. If your sailing trip is in summer season, simply bring your summer wardrobe.
It is highly recommended to bring your soft handbag or a duffel bag or rucksack instead of a plastic suitcase to gain more space in your cabin. Please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies and remember to pack light.
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