Adriatic Sailing Yacht Charter

Chartering a sailing boat in Croatia for a week means to truly discover this country's natural treasures in the most exciting way. Explore the most impressive locations of sky-blue Adriatic within your best company and book our comfortable sailing yacht DUFOUR 530 with local knowledgeable skipper. Book this modern and comfortable vessel available from top Croatia yacht charter destinations Trogir and Zadar for a genuine cruising experience.

sailing charter Split Croatia

Discover world-known Adriatic islands and follow the classical yacht charter itineraries. Starting from second largest Croatian city Split ensures you to experience world-known islands of this region Hvar, Vis and Brač.

Park Telascica

Sail the alternative sailing routes and explore idyllic marine national parks of Croatia. Kornati and Krka waterfalls are great locations to spend a relaxing sailing vacation surrounded with unique landscapes and untouched nature. 

highest lighthouse in Croatia

Zadar yacht charter holiday is ideal for sailing groups that don't wish to cover too much distance per day and enjoy in tranquil maritime atmosphere. Densely scattered islands allow safe island  hopping and wonderful atmosphere.

Dufour 530 - The exterior

Dufour 530 - The interior


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?

  • 1-week Dufour 530 rental
  • end cleaning
  • bedding, and bathing towels
  • Wi-Fi aboard
  • dinghy with outboard motor


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 affordable bareboat charter prices within the nautical destinations located between the two largest Dalmatian cities Split and Zadar.


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:

  • Kaprije - a small gem on your Zadar yacht charter route with unique maritime atmosphere is a home of best fiserman's houses and local food
  • Brač - "stone kingdom of Croatia" for leisure seekers and active explorers
  • Vis - the "secret" island of legends, myths and natural beauties
  • Hvar - the most diverse and notorious island in Croatia not to be missed when navigating well-known Split sailing itineraries
  • Kornati national park - heaven for the sailors in search of pure nature, seclusion & tranquility


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.


Mandatory extras:

  • skipper service 1.280€ per week
  • fuel per consumption (average 100€ per week)
  • tourist tax 1.35€/day/person
  • marinas and port fees average 100€ per night
  • food and provisioning on board (for skipper also)
  • damage safety deposit 3.500€

The optional extras:

  • hostess service from 140€/day (980€ weekly)
  • cook from 150€/day (1.050€ per week)
  • SUP (stand up paddle 120€)


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. 


  • Kornati national park - with astonishing lunar landscapes this island chain is truly a natural wonder and a must-visit on your sailing trip
  • Vis - One of the most intriguing Croatian islands should definitively make it to the top 5 during your sailing holiday in Croatia
  • Brač - Largest Dalmatian island is one of the most diverse places reflecting a true heartbeat of Dalmatia
  • Šolta - renting sailboat from Split this is the fist island on your navigation line and worth visiting for its amazing coves and intact nature
  • Korčula - Stop in charming Vela Luka and join the vibrant town promenades or explore some of the best restaurants in the area
  • Hvar - This bohemian Croatian town is simply a must. You will find more tranquility in historic Stari Grad or lovely Jelsa village
  • Island Žut - a little gem with an amazing island cuisine and secluded emerald bays
  • Kaprije - small island community near Sibenik is a typical fishing community with warm locals and best locally-run Dalmatian cuisine


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.

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