Croatia Sailing Boat Charters 2024

Renting a bareboat sailing yacht in Croatia is definitively the ultimate holiday experience at the stunning Croatian coast. Start your vacation on central Adriatic and hire brand new ELAN 43 IMPRESSION in Zadar marina or discover islands Hvar Vis and Korčula by booking her in UNESCO world heritage site Trogir. Get inspired into selected Zadar sailing routes where you will find seclusion, serenity and best fun in the world in a genuine Adriatic ambience or explore south Dalmatia following the classic Split sailing itinerary.

Elan 43

Ergonomic cockpit ending with a large swimming platform is built for enjoyment at anchor. Ample seating for up to 10 people will make sure everyone has comfort on board especially under sails where Elan yacht is simply unbeatable.

Elan Impression 43

Relaxation and enjoyment are a priority on E43. Everything from impressively large volumes on deck saloon, outdoor grill and 3 fridges guarantee a total independence on your week-long Croatia sailing vacation.


Large salon portholes absorb plenty of light from outside creating an impression of being on larger vessel. 3 master bedrooms and one bunk are ideal for families or a grup of friends wishing to experience vacation in Croatia at its best 

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Croatia Yacht Charter Destinations 

Discover best yacht charter destinations on Adriatic and book Elan Impression 43 from various marinas in Croatia. Rent sailing boat in Zadar and visit the impressive kornati island national park or set sail from the UNESCO site Šibenik and navigate southern routes to the popular islands Hvar and Vis or sail upriver to the magnificent Krka waterfalls. Perhaps we can inspire you with north Croatia sailing routes, where you can begin your yacht charter holiday in Pula. Spend your week exploring Venetian architecture of historic Istrian towns and find serenity and natural surroundings of Kvarner islands.

Kornati Flotilla


Sail from Zadar and navigate the most island dense area on Mediterranean.

Family Sailing Holiday Zadar


Start you trip in Šibenik and visit 3 marine national parks Krka, Telaščica and Kornati.

Best National Parks
Rovinj Croatia


Get inspired into north Croatia sailing itineraries and book Elan 43 yacht in Pula.

Sail Northern Adriatic
Split sailing itinerary


Start your charter week in UNESCO site Trogir and sail to south Dalmatian islands.

Split Sailing Itinrary


Renting a new 4-cabin sailboat in Croatia will cost you about 5.000 euros within the main sailing season. In June or September between 3.000 and 4.500€. 


To charter a bareboat yacht in Croatia requires nautical international certificate of competence (ICC) and a VHF radio license. Please check here if the certificate issued from your country is competent for independent sailing within Croatian teritorial waters.


You can expcect prices anywhere between 6.500 and 7.500 euros per week in high charter season and 4.000 to 6.000€ in shoulder season (June and September). Including:

  • One week Bareboat Yacht Rental
  • Skipper
  • Fuel app.
  • Croatian Local Tax
  • Port and Marina Fees average per week

Food and beverages during your yacht charter are not included.


The cost for Croatian skipper varies between 150 and 200 euros per day and mostly depends on the boat length & size. Captain's fee for 45-foot sailing ycaht is 1.190€ per week, for sailing catamarans from 1.260€ weekly.


The most common types of yacht for rent in Croatia are sailing boats and cruising catamarans. These are popular models and brands you can rent for a week in Croatia.


  • Kornati - with astonishing lunar landscapes this island chain is truly a natural wonder. Perfect destination for a family sailing holiday
  • Kaprije - small island community near Sibenik is a typical fishing village with warm locals and best locally run Dalmatian cuisine
  • Silba - lush green romantic island surrounded with turquoise waters is idyllic place to spend a romantic night on anchor
  • Olib - surrounded with crystalline emerald sea, pebbled natural beaches this isle is a snorkelling and diving paradise
  • Murter - this lively seaside village surrounded with small islets is the perfect blend of the old and the new


Official sailing season in Croatia runs between April and late October. That is when the weather at the Croatian coast is pleasant and sunny with soothing moderate winds assuring perfect sailing conditions in a relaxing Adriatic ambiance. Weather character for each month below:

  • April - this is the month booked for experienced sailors and regattas. If you want to learn sailing Easter period is your best chance
  • May - spring temperatures on Croatian islands are near perfect for various recreational activities combined with sailing
  • June - fuses the best of a sailing experience in Croatia; warm weather, fair winds, less traffic and lower shoulder season prices
  • July - best time for a family sailing trip. Children will love to swim in the warm waters of the Adriatic Sea during the heat of summer
  • August - the hottest and driest month and time of festivals and events when the social season is in full swing. Set your sails to one of them!
  • September - is the time for a genuine sailing adventure "Croatian style" when sailors meet and dream about their perfect getaways
  • October - explore popular islands Hvar, Vis, Kornati islands and coastal cities as a local. Autumn is the time for serene maritime pleasures


The average price to rent catamaran in Zadar Croatia is 6.000 euros per week within the peak charter months (July, August). In shoulder season (June and September) between 4.000 and 5.500€.


  • Catamaran rental for 1 week
  • End cleaning
  • Bathroom Towels
  • Dingy with Motor and Wi-Fi on board


These are 8 of the best islands you should sail to during your yacht charter holidays in Croatia

  • Unije - Best kept secret among Croatia sailing itineraries
  • Silba - Dalmatian island of love and attractive sandy beaches
  • Kornati - Picturesque national park of seclusion and serenity
  • Kaprije - A relaxing maritime vibe of this village is simply a must for any sailor 
  • Mljet - Southmost Croatian isle of unforgettable coulors, smells and sounds
  • Vis - This enchanting little island in the middle of Adriatic hooks you in a second and leaves you wanting more...
  • Hvar - rent sailboat in Split and experience contrasts of this famous island. Stari Grad and Jelsa town are 2 hidden gems.
  • Lastovo - Discover this remote "island of happines" and enjoy in a relaxing Dalmatian pulse surround with tranquillity.

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