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Some tips for your sailing tour in Istria

 

Rent sailboat Oceanis 46.1 in Pula. 2021 charter prices

- May, September from 2.200€ - 3.300€

- June from 3.300€ - 3.700€

- July, August 3.700€ - 4.500€

The price includes 7-day rental, final cleaning, bedding, Wi-Fi connection and dinghy with outboard engine.

 

The avrage cost for a bareboat premiere line sailing yacht Oceanis 46.1 with 5 cabins in summer months is 4.200€. In shoulder season approx. 3.000€ weekly. Skipper fee 130€ per day.

The Inclusions:

  • fully equipped sailing yacht
  • end cleaning
  • dingy with outboard engine
  • Wi-Fi connection aboard.

The Extras:

  • skipper 130€/day
  • tourist tax 1.4€/day/person
  • fuel app. 80€/week
  • port and marina fees
  • safety deposit for yacht 1.500 - 3.000€ (refundable)

 

A private sailing trip with local skipper is probably the most genuine and exciting way to discover Istrian peninsula for couples, families or various groups. To explore the beauties of Pula and Kvarner on a short 3-7 day cruise is by far the most genuine vacation you can take in Croatia. There are countless marinas along the north Adriatic coast to hire a private sailboat. Best places for boat rentals are in Veruda, Pomer, Vrsarisland Krk and marina Funtana.

 

To hire a private private yacht for your sailing trip is the most unique holiday adventure that you can imagine. It is a completely different experience then a cruise vacation on crowded ships and cruisers. You will enjoy in full privacy aboard with a flexible itinerary, tailored to your needs and wishes. Best possibilities for private yacht rentals are at the breathtaking cost of Croatia, the cradle of genuine sailing holidays and private yacht trips on Mediterranean.

 

High summer in Croatia might be quite busy with tourists, however weather is simply glorious. If you like more action, vivacity, buzzing streets and warm Mediterranean temperatures, you will hit the spot, if your book your trip in peak season months July or August. If you prefer more tranquillity on your cruise and to actually experience the genuine heartbeat of the country, choose June or September.

Weather conditions with bit stronger winds and still warm temperatures in September is a skippers delight, but if you are looking for a one week of a leisure on your sailing vacation, then June is the perfect choice.

 

Croatia is one of the world's safest sailing destinations. Overall crimes in Croatia are quite low making it extremely safe to travel around. By land, or at sea. This Mediterranean gem is the cradle of sailing holidays and a true paradise for sailing inclined. With warm and calm Adriatic sea, fair weather, abundance of sunshine, moderate winds, hundreds of islands to explore and warm local people is a must-visit for beginners or experienced sailors.

 

Overall, Croatia has moderate prices compared to other European countries. The prices, however vary between the coast and inland. Locals say that prices at Croatian coast rise as you travel from north to south. Seaside places and Dalmatian islands can be considerable expensive, while northern regions Istria and Kvarner still keep their prices comparable to the inland. Remember to rather eat and drink local then imported.

Some prices at the coast:

  • cup of coffee 1.5€
  •  pint of local beer 2.5€
  •  1,5l bottled water from store 0.7€
  •  public transport 1-2€ one way
  • 1 bottle of local medium quality wine in store 6€
  •  average 3- course dinner 25-30€/person

Total trip cost really depends on where and how you choose to spend your money and your travelling habits. Yacht charter prices in Croatia are still 10-15% cheaper then in Italy, Greece or Spain. On a sailing trip you can easily get around on daily budget app. 30-40€/person/day.

 

Croatia has always been a children friendly destination. It is probably hard to find more suitable country in the world for a leisurely family sailing holiday or a yacht trip with your loved ones. Small distances among countless islands, well sheltered anchorages behind every corner, calm and crystal clear Adriatic sea and vibrant villages with numerous attractions for kids places Croatian coast as No.1 family destination in Europe.

 

When visiting Pula, the capital of Istria region to the north Adriatic, be sure not to miss out:

  • One of the largest and best-preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world form 1st. century A.D. (The Arena)
  • Rich historic legacy and ancient monuments like The Temple of Augustus, The Hercues gates and the Arch of Sergii
  • Tidy pebbled beaches just a couple minutes from the city. The most popular ones: Ambrela Beach, Sacccorgiana Cove, Gortan’s Cove, Beach Valbandon Histria Beach
  • Top festivals and events throughout the summer. Pula hosting numerous international concerts and venues inside and outside the arena, really is the Croatian city of festivals.
  • A wide selection of top-notch restaurants within and outside the city circle. Here’s just a few Hook&Cook, Lanterna, Vodnjanka

 

6 must-try dishes in Istria:

The perfect blend of Italian creativity, typical Mediterranean flavor and a pinch of distinctive continental simplicity created a top-notch cuisine in Istria. There are some dishes you simply can’t miss out when taking your sailing holiday in Pula. Combined with choice wines merlot or cabernet sauvignon and the famous Istrian Malvazija, produced from indigenous white grapes.

  • palette of various cheese (Sheep, Goat, Cow) dipped into Istrian extra-virgin olive oil
  • a wide range of truffle-inspired dishes combined with risotto or pasta
  • cuttlefish stew with maize porridge
  • Kvarner scampi in “buzara” sauce
  • Pljukanci or fuzi  (rolled up shapes of fresh pasta) in Boskarin (typical Istrian beef) sauce
  • Grilled plaice or Adriatic squid with mangold (sort of spinach)

A local custom is to start and finish your courses with special aperitif called “rakija” based on honey, mistletoe or various herbs

 

For a 46-foot sailing yacht Oceanis 46.1 local port fees start at 60€/night and it can go up to 120€/berth in some top marinas. The final cost is mostly up to the exact boat length and marina quality service. Price usually includes fresh water refill, shore power, toilet and bathroom facilities. Buoy charge ranges from 25 to 40€. Anchoring is free of charge. A mixture of above options gives the best balance through the week for most groups.

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