The skipper's fee on a 40-foot sailing boat is 1.120 euros per week, payable directly to skipper at the check in. Gratuities are not obligatory but it's customary to acknowledge the crew effort. The usual tip for services aboard skippered yacht charters in the Mediterranean is 15-20% from the weekly fee.
Tipping a skipper in Croatia is not mandatory, however, gratuities are highly appreciated with our dedicated crew. The usual tip for Croatian skippered charters is between 25-35% from the crew's weekly fee.
There are many itinerary inclusions on a private tour that you pay before the departure, so that you don't encounter any hidden fees on route.
Chartering a sailboat in Split region allows you to explore largest and most popular Dalmatian islands.
Croatia is among the safest counties in the world. Overall crimes in Croatia are quite low making it extremely safe to travel around. By land, or at sea. This European gem is also the cradle of Mediterranean sailing holidays and a true paradise for sailing inclined. With warm and calm Adriatic sea, fair weather, abundance of sunshine, moderate winds and warm local people, Croatia is a must-visit for beginners or experienced sailors.
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 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.