Renting a luxury sailing yacht in Croatia will cost you between 7.500€ and 8.500€ per week in high season (July, August). In June from 5.000€ to 7.000€. If you go sailing Croatia in September you can expect the prices is around 6.000€.
What is included?
Chartering a private yacht in Croatia for a week is the most authentic vacation experience in Croatia allowing you to explore countless Adriatic islands from a comfort of your very own sailing boat.
The Adriatic sea pretty much resembles to a lake when it comes to roughness of the waves. Although sometimes seas in Croatia reach stronger force, there are still hundreds of densely scattered islands preventing the waves from getting too choppy. The average wave height during the summer is 50cm (2 feet).
You can expect the most genuine Adriatic sailing holiday experience if you book yacht charters from larger coastal marinas in Zadar, Šibenik, Split or Trogir and explore the islands of central Dalmatia. Be sure not to to miss those:
You will receive the best of the Croatian coast if you book sailing holidays in Croatia within the summer months June, July and August. In May or late September expect lower crowds and more challenging sailing conditions, but the shoulder season the weather is simply glorious.
The optional extras:
Tipping a skipper in Croatia is not mandatory but appreciated and mostly depends on the client's general satisfaction at the end of the yacht charter week. The sum should be 15-20% from the skipper's weekly fee.
Small distances among the densely scattered islands makes Croatian coast among safest sailing areas in the world. This Mediterranean gem is the cradle of sailing holidays and most popular European sailing destinations perfect for families with kids, day sailors yachting vacations for couples, or groups of friends wanting to spend a memorable journey in a relaxing Mediterranean style.
If wish to sail around the beautiful Dalmatian coast, you should rent sailboat in Croatia from Šibenik. This is your best option is to visit three marine national parks in Croatia. Krka Waterfalls, Telašcica cliffs and Kornati islands. This area is also the most dense island yachting destination in Croatia. Small distances between the hundreds of islands are one of the reasons that this region is amongst the most popular family sailing destinations at Croatian coast.
When it comes to navigation and safety at sea, skipper is fully in charge of the yacht. He should have well developed organisation and communication skills, to harmonise the crew's wishes with the actual maritime situation.
A good skipper should make the guests aboard feel comfortable, relaxed and safe on their sailing trip. Croatian skippers are communicative, open-minded and full of tips you might find handy on your tour. It is customary to take care for skippers meals and food aboard.