Cheap Yacht Rent Croatia

Renting economy-line Bavaria 46 is recommended for groups that wish to sail on a low budget, and expect a genuine sailing experience in Croatia. Sailors cherish a special relationship with this legendary boat as it was among first yachts available for charter at the Croatian coast. This seaworthy vessel will assure you a relaxing cruising holiday between the magnificent Croatian islands with all the on board commodity. Bavaria is an excellent choice for a family cruise or a sailing holiday with your favourite group of friends.

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Bavaria 46 is available for rentals in all largest marinas at the Adriatic coast. bareboat or skippered.

Exceptionally bright interior absorbing plenty of natural light is accommodating and cosy.

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Master bedroom at the bow is perfect for couples and almost reminds of a hotel room.

Budget Croatia Bareboat Charters

Below you can find sailing yachts of different brands and sizes available for charting in Croatia at affordable rental prices. These well-maintained yachts can be hired from various destinations and marinas along the Adriatic coast.

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ELAN 45 Impression

Rent one of most beloved cruiser-performance models for charter in Croatia. Available with 3 or 4-cabin layout with 2 bathrooms.

Sun odyssey 519

Sun Odyssey 519 is among most affordable sailing yacht over 50 foot that you can charter in Croatia. Suitable for larger crews and longer Adriatic cruises.

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38-foot OCEANIS sailboat is ideal for a honeymoon cruise. With a large master bedroom and comfortable layout it is still considered affordable for most couples.




Renting a sailboat in Croatia will cost you between 2.500 and 3.500 euros per week in peak summer and about 2.500€ on average in shoulder season.

What are the inclusions?

  • 7-day bareboat charter rental
  • dingy with outboard engine
  • end cleaning
  • bedding and bathroom towels
  • handling fees

What are obligatory extras?

  • fuel per consumption 50-100€ a week
  • tourist tax 1.35€/day/person
  • marinas and port fees average 70€ per night
  • food and provisioning on board (for skipper also)
  • damage safety deposit 1.500-2.000€

What are the optional extras?

  • skipper service (from 1.190€ weekly)
  • hostess service from 150€ per day
  • various water toys 30-50€ weekly
  • SUP (stand up paddle) 100€ weekly


Catamaran rental in Croatia will cost you between 5.500€ and 6.500€ per week in high charter season and about 4.000 euros in June or September. The price includes: budget-line catamaran, end cleaning and dinghy with outboard motor.


You can expect affordable bareboat prices if you rent sailboat in Zadar region. In south Adriatic destinations Split and Dubrovnik yacht charter prices are generally about 10 -15 percent higher.


Most affordable locations for bareboat rental in Croatia are the marinas in Zadar-Kornati area where you can find yachting companies providing high-quality yacht charter services and well-maintained boats.


If you wish to charter a bareboat yacht in Croatia one of the crew on board must poses a valid international nautical certificate of competence (ICC) and a VHF radio station certificate. Check here if the certificate you own is competent for sailing Croatian territorial waters.


Croatia has moderate prices compared to other European countries. However, the prices vary between the regions. Local people say that the prices in Croatia rise as you travel along the coast from north to south. Popular cities along the Croatian coast Rovinj, Dubrovnik, Split, and dalmatian islands Hvar and Korcula can be more expensive while Istria and Kvarner still keep their prices comparable to the inland. Remember to rather eat and drink local then imported.

Prices for some products 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 from 30€-40€/person

Total trip cost really depends on your habits and where and how you choose to spend your money. Bareboat charter prices are 10-15% lower than in Italy, Greece or Spain. On a sailing trip you can easily get around on daily budget from 25-35€/person/day.


Sailing season in Croatia runs between April and late October. That is when the weather at the Croatian coast is pleasant and sunny with soothing moderate winds assuring perfect sailing conditions. Find what month suits you best for your cruising holiday in Croatia below:

  • April - this is the month booked for enthusiastic sailors and regattas. If you want to learn sailing Easter period is your best chance
  • May - spring temperatures on Croatian islands are near perfect for various recreational activities. Bind island hopping with trekking or cycling into a exciting active holiday.
  • June - fuses the best of a sailing experience in Croatia; warm weather, blooming fragrant landscapes, less marine traffic and lower shoulder season prices
  • July - best time for a family yacht vacation. Children will love to swim in the warm waters of the Adriatic Sea during the heat of summer
  • August - the hottest and driest month and time of festivals and events when the social season is in full swing. To visit one of them on a private yacht is almost a must
  • September - is the time for a genuine sailing adventure "Croatian style" when sailors meet and dream about their perfect getaways and serene maritime pleasures
  • October - explore idyllic islands Hvar, Vis, Kornati national park and coastal cities Split or Dubrovnik entirely hassle-free. Enjoy the calm autumn atmosphere of tranquil Adriatic.


Central Dalmatian islands with its myriad of intact mostly uninhibited tiny islands is truly a sailing paradise. This region fuses the very best of the Croatian coast: Secluded idyllic islands, thousands of safe anchorages, quaint fishing villages, colourful towns, beautiful beaches and warm genuine Dalmatian hospitality inviting you to taste superb local culinary works of art.

Hire a bareboat yacht in Croatia at best price from Zadar sailing charters and make sure to explore those secluded treasures:

  • Hvar - is the "royalty" of the Dalmatian coast, reflecting the perfect harmony between the old and the new
  • BraČ - "stone kingdom of Croatia" is ideal place for leisure seekers and explorers
  • Visthe "secret" island of legends, myths and natural wonders located in the middle of Adriatic. Spend one night in old town Komiža
  • KorČula - Set sail from Dubrovnik and visit the island of travelers, rich cultural heritage and top Wines
  • Kornati natural park - with astonishing lunar landscapes, myriad of intact islets this island chain is "the natural wonder of Croatia"
  • Kaprije - small community near Sibenik is a typical island village with warm locals and best family-run Dalmatian cuisine
  • Silba lush green "island of love" surrounded with turquoise waters is the perfect place to spend a romantic night on anchor
  • Olib - surrounded with crystalline emerald sea, pebbled natural beaches this isle is a snorkeling and diving paradise
  • Dugi Otok - the cradle of intact natural parks and a yachting heaven. Visit the highest lighthouse of the Croatian coast "Veli rat".

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