Sailboat Rental Zadar Croatia

Chartering a private sailing yacht from Zadar for a week is a unique opportunity to explore iconic Kornati islands. Set sail on Croatia's most tranquil sailing itinerary and visit the majestic Krka waterfalls and hundreds of densely scattered islands. Admire intact biodiversity of secluded wildlife resorts, relax in stylish beach bars of coastal towns, chill on exotic sandy beaches and explore superb Dalmatian delicacies. Or opt for a classic yacht charter itinerary and rent our sailboats available from premium yachting destinations Dubrovnik, Pula or Split.


Begin your yachting trip in world-known Dubrovnik town and discover distant islands of south Croatia. Find tranquillity among lush-green islands, natural beaches and secluded bays.

Dubrovnik Sailing Itinerary
Island Vis

Starting your cruising holiday from largest Dalmatian city Split is your best chance to discover the most popular Croatian islands Hvar, Brač, Korčula and Vis.

Split Sailing Itinerary

Get inspired with northern Adriatic and book your vacation cruise in historic Pula city. Explore monumental architecture of  Venetian towns Pula and Rovinj and untouched nature of Kvarner islands. 

Pula Sailing Itinerary




Chartering a standard sailing boat in Zadar will cost you between 3.500 and 4.500 euros within the summer season. In June and September about 3.000€ per week.

What are the Inclusions?

  • fully equipped sailing yacht with 4 cabins
  • end cleaning
  • dinghy with outboard engine
  • Wi-Fi connection aboard

What are obligatiry Extras

  • skipper 1.260€ per week (payable at embarkation)
  • tourist tax 1.35€/day/person
  • fuel app. 100€ per week
  • port and marina fees
  • deposit for yacht 2.000€ (refundable if no damage on  boat)


To charter a small sailboat in Zadar Croatia will cost you between 2.800€ and 3.500€ per week in high charter season. In June or September about 2.000€ per week.


Zadar region is the perfect place for a 7-day private charter itinerary. These are the best islands to explore during your Zadar sailing trip.

  • Kornati park - with astonishing lunar landscapes this island chain is truly a natural wonder, recommended for a family yacht holiday
  • Kaprije - a charming island near Sibenik is a typical fishing village with superb local seafood dishes
  • Silba - Croatian "island of love" surrounded with turquoise waters is the perfect place for a honemoon sailing trip and couples
  • Olib - surrounded with crystalline emerald sea, pebbled exotic beaches this secluded gem is a snorkelling and diving paradise
  • Veli Rat & Saharun Beach - visit the highest lighthouse in Croatia and one of the most beautiful beaches in the word on Dugi Otok island 


Zadar Sailing Itinerary 7 days:

Day 1: Zadar port to island Ugljan

Day 2: Ugljan to island Silba

Day 3: Silba island Dugi otok Veli rat lighthouse & Saharun beach

Day 4: Saharun to Kornati national park

Day 5: Kornati to Kaprije island

Day 6: Kaprije to Vrgada island or Murter

Day 7: Murter to Zadar

Day 8: Disembarking in Zadar


These are the largest marinas and popular yachting resorts near Zadar from where your can charter sailboats and catamarans:

  • Sukošan (over 700 boats)
  • Biograd (over 300 catamarans and sailboats)
  • Murter island (near 250 yacht charters)
  • Zadar Tankercomerce and Borik Marinas (over 150 yachts for rental)


Chartering a sailing boat in Croatia requires a valid skipper's license, issued by the state authority of the country that you are coming from. For sailing in the Croatian territorial waters, you need a valid nautical international certificate of competence (ICC) and a VHF radio license. If you are not sure your permit is adequate, please check here what boating licences issued from your country are competent for Croatian waters.


  1. Choose preferable period/date
  2. Select the destination in Croatia you would like to explore
  3. Send us the inquiry and share your holiday expectations

Your charter is secured when 50% deposit is paid. Balance should be covered 4 weeks before the charter starts.


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

A sailing trip in September when the sea and air temperatures are still warm is every skippers delight. Especially if you consider that the winds are a bit stroger. For an average day-sailors and newbies looking for a relaxed and leisurelly sailing vacation a trip in June is the perfect choice.


The optional extras are the items in the additional charter offer. It is desired to order your extras beforehand, so that they can be prepared for you at the check in.

The optional extras:

  • SUP and various water toys (80-150€ per week)
  • Early check in (100-150€)
  • Railing net for kids (50-130€)
  • Wi-Fi +10GB (20€/week)
  • Provisioning - you can pre-order your food and drinks aboard
  • Taxis and airport-to-marina transfers (app. 30€ one way)
  • Car parking is charged by the valid marina price list. (usually from 6-11€/day)

The extras are charged according to the charter's price list. Some of these items, are offered as a welcome package for you sailing holiday and are already included.


8 things you don't want to forget for your sailing trip:

  • boarding pass and reservation documents
  • sun protection (sun lotion, sunglasses for UV protection, hat)
  • bathing suit or a swimsuit (3-5 pairs)
  • your passport, or personal ID, enough cash
  • swimming towels
  • your personal items (prescription pills, medicine for allergy...)
  • a wind stopper or a wind breaker in summer a long-sleeved cardigan would do
  • positive vibes (leave your worries at home)

Please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies.

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