Rent Sailboat in Pula, Istria

Get inspired with alternative sailing itineraries and explore Croatian coast in the most fashionable way. Renting a sailing boat in Pula with our skipper allows you to experience off-the-beaten-track yacht charter routes of Adriatic. With peaceful itinerary, less crowds in the islands and a genuine maritime atmosphere, this is the ultimate destination for a week-long escape. Croatia is so much more than just the world-popular places Split Hvar and Dubrovnik. So take a chance and let yourself seduced by the untouched beauties of northern Adriatic.

Start you cruising adventure in Istria and sail across the less-known yacht charter itineraries of Croatia. The diversity of northern territory with amazing landscape scenery, untouched nature and colourful harbours is simply breathtaking.

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Heart-shaped Istrian peninsula is best-known family holiday destination in Europe. With romantic locations, unique sailing grounds and wonderful opportunities for various water activities,  Pula yacht charter vacation is strongly recommended for families and couples.

Sailing in Istria

What can be more interesting and authentic then to explore all the hot spots of this remarkable county from a comfort of a private charter. Hop from one island to another, visit monumental Venetian towns and explore World-famous Istrian cuisine at a relaxing pace.




Discover Best Sailing Destinations

Charter our comfortable sailing yacht OCEANIS 46.1 from premium Dalmatian marinas and explore superb sailing grounds and wonderful locations along the magnificent Croatian coast.

Zadar, Kornati

Chartering a sailing boat in second largest Dalmatian city Zadar is a great opportunity to explore the iconic marine national parks including Kornati islands and Krka waterfalls. Recommended for couples or a family sailing adventure.

Top Islands To Visit in Croatia Bol

Split sailing itinerary is definitively the most beloved yacht charter route in Croatia. Ideal for first-time visitors that wish to sail around the most popular islands of Dalmatia Vis, Korčula, Brač and world-famous Hvar.

Dubrovnik old town

The diversity of south Croatian coast is breathtaking. Set sail from Dubrovnik  and navigate the intriguing routes charted by ancient sailors. Legendary Korčula town and Mljet national park are top 2 locations to explore during your charter week.




Chartering a premium line sailing yacht in Croatia will cost you on average 5.500 euros in the high season. Within the shoulder months June and September between 3.500 and 4.800€.

What does that price include?

  • 7-day yacht rental
  • final cleaning, bedding, bathroom towels
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • dinghy with outboard engine


Budget sailboat with 4 cabins will cost you about 3.500€ per week in July and August and between 2.000 and 3.000 euros in shoulder season. 

What is included in a skippered sailing charter?

  • fully equipped sailing yacht
  • end cleaning
  • dinghy with outboard motor
  • Wi-Fi connection aboard.

What are the Extras?

  • Skipper fee 1.400€ per week
  • tourist tax 1.4€/day/person
  • fuel app. 80€/week
  • port and marina fees
  • safety deposit for yacht 2.000 (refundable if no damage on board)


Renting small catamaran in northern Croatia will cost you about 6.500 euros per week in the peak summer season and between 5.000 and 6.000€ in September and June.

What are the inclusions?

  • fully equipped sailing yacht
  • end cleaning
  • dinghy with outboard motor
  • Wi-Fi connection aboard.


This is the most rewarding Pula sailing itinerary allowing you to explore most beautiful north Adriatic islands with avoiding summer crowds at the same time.

  1. DAY - (Saturday) Pula to Kamenjak wildlife park anchoring
  2. DAY - (Sunday) Crossing the Kvarner gulf to Mali Lošinj village
  3. DAY - (Monday) Mali Lošinj to Silba island anchoring
  4. DAY - (Tuseday) Silba island to Ilovik with stoping on Olib
  5. DAY - (Wednesday) Ilovik to Cres, punta križa anchoring
  6. DAY - (Thursday) Cres to Unije island
  7. DAY - (Friday) Unije to Pula
  8. DAY - (Saturday) Pula Disembarkation


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 family sailing vacations. To experience the impressive cultural and biotic diversity of this region, we recommend to rent catamaran in Pula old town or modern marinas Veruda, Pomer, Vrsar Krk, Punat and Funtana.


Chartering a private skippered sailboat 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?

  • full privacy aboard
  • enjoy the holiday moments surrounded with the people you cherish
  • explore Adriatic gems at your own pace
  • get best tips from local skippers
  • relaxing ambience and natural environment
  • flexible itinerary, tailored to your needs and wishes


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 yacht charter 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:

  • 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.


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.

  • 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 Hercules gates and the Arch of Sergii
  • Best wines in Croatia (Malvazija), Truffle dishes and Proschiutto (smoked ham)
  • 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


Unique  blend of Italian creativity, typical Mediterranean flavor and a pinch of distinctive continental simplicity created a top-notch Istrian cuisine. There are some must-try delicacies best combined with selection of best regional wines merlot or cabernet sauvignon and the famous Istrian Malvazija, produced from indigenous white grapes.

6 must-try dishes in Istria:

  • 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 or mussles 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 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 30 to 50€. Anchoring is free of charge. A mixture of above options gives the best balance through the week for most groups.

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