Renting a yacht in Zadar

Renting a private sailing yacht in second largest Dalmatian city Zadar allows to navigate best kept secret yacht charter itinerary of Croatia. Explore alternative, less crowded routes of Adriatic and experience the true heartbeat of the Croatia's remarkable coast. Set sail across blue seas surrounded by magnificent landscapes, densely scattered islands, marine national parks and picturesque island ports where you can anchor and taste superb seafood delicacies. Surrender yourself to pleasurable holiday moments and enjoy in authentic maritime atmosphere of northern Dalmatia. You can hire Oceanis 38.1yacht for various itineraries.

Renting a sailing yacht in Zadar Croatia

Chartering a sailboat from UNESCO world heritage site SPLIT assures you to sail between the popular islands Hvar Korčula Vis and Brač on a classic Croatia sailing itinerary. Recommended for first-tim visitors and beginners

Renting a yacht in Zadar Croatia

Small sailing distances between the islands of central Dalmatia provide safe and fun sailing grounds ideal for a family sailing trip. Begin your week in historic Zadar town and discover remarkable Kornati National Park and Krka waterfalls

Renting a sailing yacht in Zadar Croatia

Colourful Venetian towns, historic sites, and untouched nature reflect the amazing diversity of Northern Adriatic. Navigate less-known routes of ancient mariners and rent our sailing yachts from largest Istrian city Pula.


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Renting a small sailing boat for a week will cost you around 3.000 euros in high summer. In July and September between 2.000€ and 2.500€, while you can rent a standard sailboat with 3 cabins for about 1.500€ per week in the off season.


Chartering a newer 4-cabin sailing yacht in Croatia for a week will cost your between 3.500 and 4.500 euros in high sailing season. In September and June you can expect prices around 3.000€.


For sailing within Croatian territorial waters one of the crew on board must poses a valid international nautical certificate of competence (ICC) and a VHF radio station certificate. Check here if the certificate issued is competent to charter a bareboat yacht in Croatia.


Skipper's fee onCroatia private charters ranges between 150 and 200 euros per day depending on boat length, model and type (catamaran or a sailing boat)


Chartering a bareboat in Croatia requires a valid skipper's license that is issued by the state authority of the country that you are coming from. For sailing in Croatian territorial waters, you need a valid nautical international certificate of competence (ICC) and a VHF radio. Please check here if the certificate issued from your country is competent for Croatian waters.


Chartering a private sailing yacht in Croatia is the ultimate holiday experience for people wishing to discover Adriatic islands in the most unique and adventurous way. When you rent a sailing yacht in Croatia with skipper you receive a unique opportunity to feel the original pulse of this enchanting country and explore its secret corners at a relaxing Mediterranen pace.


Overall all larger coastal cities at the Croatian coast have higher prices compared to northern parts and inland. However, Zadar city has slightly lower prices then the world-known hot spots of Dalmatia Split and Dubrovnik.


You can expect the ultimate Croatia yacht charter adventure if you book a 7-day sailing trip at Active Sailing agency. They have myriad of knowledgeable local skippers assuring flexible sailing itineraries and authentic yachting holiday experience in Croatia.


According to Croatian skippers Kornati sailing itinerary is the most rewarding and genuine yacht charter route including the best islands of Zadar region:

  • Kornati natural park island chain is simply a must visit
  • Kaprije charming typical fishing Dalmatian village
  • Krka waterfalls sail upriver and discover this hidden spot
  • Žut island surrounded with clean emerald waters, pebbled natural beaches is a snorkelling and diving paradise
  • Murter is a lively island town with superb restaurants


These are the best islands to visit ona sailing itinerary from Split:

  1. DAY Saturday. Split – Pučišća (island of Brač)
  2. DAY Sunday. Pučišča – Jelsa (Hvar island)
  3. DAY Monday. Jelsa - Pakleni Otoci (Hvar island)
  4. DAY Tuesday. Pakleni Islands - Komiža (island Vis)
  5. DAY Wednesday. Komiža - Vela Luka (Korčula)
  6. DAY Thursday. Vela Luka - Stomorska (Island of Šolta)
  7. DAY Friday. Šolta - Split
  8. DAY Saturday (Disembarkation)


Sailing season in Croatia runs from April till late October. That is when the weather at the Croatian coast is pleasant and sunny. Best months for a relaxing cruising adventure at Adriatic are June, July and August.


The estimated cost for a 7-day Croatia sailing holiday in July and August on a standard 3-cabin sailboat is approx. 4.500€ per week. Catamaran with similar sleeping capacity is about 50% more expensive.

What does that price include?

  • Sailing Yacht app. 2.800€ per week
  • Skipper 1.190€ per week
  • Fuel 70€ per week
  • Local Taxes 1.35€ per person per day (70€)
  • Port and Marina Fees average 80€ per night, 3 nights (240€), 2X Buoy (70€), anchor free of charge (anchoring in secluded coves reduces the mooring expenses)
  • FOOD is not calculated and depends on your feeding habits.


  • Kornati natural park with 100 pristine islands and islets is one of the true natural wonders in Croatia
  • Kaprije a small charming islet with a typical fishing village, warm locals and top-notch Dalmatian cuisine is something you can't miss out
  • Silba or the island of love, is the perfect place to spend a romantic night on anchor surrounded with beautiful flora and fauna
  • Olib surrounded with clean emerald waters, pebbled natural beaches is a snorkelling and diving paradise
  • Murter a home of best Croatia yacht builders. Lively seaside village with charming marinas on the northern part surrounded with small islets, create breathtaking contrasts.

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