What does that price include?
The average sailboat charter cost lies at 3.500€ per week in top sailing season, between 2.000 and 3.000 in the off season. These the prices for a 4-cabin standard sailing boat suitable for 6-8 persons.
What is included in a skippered sailing charter?
What are the Extras?
A private sailing trip with local skipper is certainly the most genuine and exciting way to discover mundane Istrian peninsula and a remarkable Kvarner bay. Pula sailing itinerary is ideal for couples or families sailing vacations. To experience the impressive cultural and biotic diversity of this region, we recommend to hire yacht charter in Pula old town or modern marinas Veruda, Pomer, Vrsar Krk, Punat and Funtana.
Chartering a private skippered sailboat or catamaran in Croatia for 7-days is the most genuine and exciting Adriatic yacht charter experience. It is a completely different holiday than booking a cabin on large cruisers.
What can I expect from a private sailing trip in Croatia?
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 temperatures, you will hit the spot, if your book your sailing vacation in Croatia in peak season months July or August. If you prefer more tranquillity and to actually experience the genuine heartbeat of the country, sail Croatia in June or September.
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.
Compare these prices at the coast:
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 family friendly destination and is among safest countries in the world for a sailing holiday or a yacht trip with your loved ones. Small distances among countless islands, well sheltered anchorages behind every corner, calm Adriatic sea, exotic island beaches and vibrant villages with numerous attractions for kids place Croatian coast as No.1 family destination in Europe.
Pula is the largest city and the capital of Istria region. It is would-famous of its beautiful beaches, Venetian architecture and amazing biodiversity.
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 must-try delicacies best combined with selcion of best regional wines merlot or cabernet sauvignon and the famous Istrian Malvazija, produced from indigenous white grapes.
6 must-try dishes in Istria:
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.