Rent Sailing Yacht In Split Croatia

Renting a private sailboat from Split opens you a multitude of itinerary options on how and at what pace you wish to explore south Croatian coast. Best opportunity to experience popular islands Hvar, Vis and Korčula is taking a alternate Split sailing itinerary, recommended by our skippers. This is a unique chance to see all the hot spots of Adriatic and avoid busiest places at the same time. Before you set sail and fall in love with the infinite blue Adriatic and first find some tips that might help you plan for a perfect yacht charter week in Split. 

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When is best time to sail Croatia? July and August when everything is in full swing. Or get inspired in sailing Croatia in June.

Best time to sail Croatia

 

Renting a 50 foot sailing yacht will cost you about 3.000 euros per week in the off season, June and September between 3.500 and 4.500 euros. In July and August you can expect prices around 5.500€ per week.

The Inclusions:

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

The Extras:

  • Croatian skipper 170€/day
  • tourist tax 1.4€/day/person
  • fuel app. 100€/week
  • port and marina fees
  • deposit for yacht 2.500€ (refundable if no damage on boat)

 

Renting catamaran in Croatia will cost you between 7.500 & 9.200 euros per week in high charter season and about 6.000€ weekly in shoulder season.

What is included?

  •   dinghy with outboard engine
  •   bed linen, cooking gas, bathroom towels, cockpit cushions
  •   Wi-Fi connection

The extras

  •   Croatian skipper (obligatory 1.280€ per week)
  •   hostess/cook (optional from 150€-170€ per day)
  •   local tourist tax and permit 1.35€/day/person
  •   fuel for catamaran approx. 200€ per week
  •   damage safety deposit 2.500€

 

Explore most beautiful islands of Dalmatia and follow our alternate sailing itineraries:

  1. Day 1 (Saturday) Split - Pučišča (Brač)  16NM
  2. Day 2 (Sunday) Pućišća - Stari Grad (Hvar) 30 NM
  3. Day 3 (Monday) Stari Grad - Bol - Pakleni Islands (Hvar) 20 NM
  4. Day 4 (Tuseday) Pakleni Islands - Korčula (Vela Luka) 20 NM 
  5. Day 5 (Wednesday) Korčula - Vis (Komiža) 32NM
  6. Day 6 (Thursday) Vis - Šolta (Maslinica or Drvenik island) 25 NM
  7. Day 7 (Friday) Solta - Split 13NM
  8. Day 8 (Saturday) Disembarkation

 

The optionals are considered as the items that your bareboat charter offers extra. It is desired to order your extras beforehand, so that they can be prepared for you at the check in. The extras are charged according to the charter's price list.

The optional extras:

  • SUP and various water toys (100€/week)
  • Early check in (150€)
  • Railing net for kids (80€)
  • Wi-Fi +10GB (20€/week)
  • Provisioning - you can pre-order your food and drinks aboard
  • Taxis and airport-to-marina transfers (app. 30€ one way)
  • Car parking is charged by the valid marina price list. (usually from 6-12€ per day)

 

By definition sailing holiday in Croatia is the ultimate one-week yacht charter experience with personalized itineraries and indulging relaxing onboard atmosphere. A private yacht trip is suitable for everyone with a bit of adventurous fun-loving spirit desiring a genuine vacation break surrounded by natural environment. Route and sailing dynamics can be tailored to couples, groups of friends or family flotillas.

 

Definitively. The sea temperatures in September and October are still pleasant for swimming, holding the constant 22o(73F). Sun is not as strong as within the summer months, so that you can also find a nice spot on your private sailing yacht to bask without getting sunburned.

The southern islands Hvar, Vis, Brač and Korčula are taking a large amount of sunshine in Autumn and hold the air temperatures at soothing 25o(80F) almost until the mid. October.

 

Croatia in general is one of the safest countries in the world. 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 sailing 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 old salt 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.

Some 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. On a sailing trip you can easily get around on daily budget app. 30-40€/person/day.

 

Sailing season in Croatia runs between April and late October. That is when the weather at the Croatian coast is pleasant and sunny with constant moderate winds assuring perfect sailing conditions. Find what month suits you best for your cruising holiday in Croatia 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

 

Yes. Most of the yacht charters in Croatia approve that option. But please let the charter company know beforehand, that you wish to take a deposit insurance. Deposit insurance is the sum that should cover the damages. And it is non refundable. The amount depends on the age, the length and the insurance policy of the vessel. Usually the amount is from (150-300€).

Some charters demand also a small refundable part (10%)to cover the damages like fee for unblocking the toilet, lost/damaged dinghy or outboard engine, gross negligence damage, vandalism and if the yacht is not fueled at the return.

 

For a 50-foot sailing yacht local port fees start at 70€/night and it can go up to 130€/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 25 to 40€. Anchoring is free of charge. A mixture of above options gives the best balance through the week for most groups.

 

With plenty of sun, Croatia is one of the sunniest European destinations. Climate along the Adriatic coast in summer is quite dry and hot. When taking a sailing trip in summer, bring bathing suite, extra swimming towels, and your personal wardrobe. It is highly recommended to bring a soft hand bag a duffel bag instead of a plastic suitcase and remember to pack light.

8 Things that you Don't want to forget:

  • boarding pass and reservation documents
  • sun protection (sun lotion, sunglasses for UV protection, hat)
  • bathing suit or a swimsuit (3-5 pairs)
  • your passport, or personal ID, enough cash
  • swimming towels
  • your personal items (prescription pills, medicine for allergy...)
  • a wind stopper or a wind breaker in summer a long-sleeved cardigan would do
  • positive vibes (leave your worries at home)

Please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies.

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