Sailboat Charter Pula Croatia

Rent sailing boat charter in Pula, the capital of Istria to explore beautiful Kvarner islands within your best company. Enjoy and relax in natural surroundings of diverse north Croatian coast and take a gentle cruise through the glittering Adriatic. Make you sailing trip in Pula a memorable cruising adventure and rent one of our beautiful yacht charters with experienced Croatian skipper.

Rent sailing boat of the year 2021 in Pula and explore the secluded treasures of Kvarner gulf. Elegant BAVARIA C 42 is available with 3-cabin layout with Croatian skipper or bareboat.

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Classy and stylishly designed sailing boat OCEANIS 46.1 represents the perfect fusion of comfort on board and impressive sailing performances. Available with 4 and 5 cabins.

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5-cabin BAVARIA 51 is among most popular sailing cruisers in Croatia. Book this excellent family cruiser for your indulgent holiday adventure among the idyllic Croatian islands.

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Catamaran Charter in Pula, Istria

Elevate your holiday moments on the Adriatic coast to another level and rent a private crewed catamaran charter in Pula. Enjoy in an exclusive vacation in the uppermost comfort and a pleasant accommodation aboard our wide multi-hulls. With impressive volumes, catamarans provide more stability, extra lounging areas, easier and safer movement around the vessel and remarkable 360 views. Charter one of our attractive catamarans in Istria below.

Take a relaxing and comfortable cruising adventure between the idyllic Croatian islands and book our BALI 4.0. Lounging area at the bow is the largest among the catamarans of this size. Available in 4-cabin layout from the largest marina in Istria - Veruda.

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One of the most popular crewed cruising catamarans in Pula is this cosy attractive LAGOON 42. Your kids are going to love the trampoline at the bow, while their parents can find privacy on a cushioned flybridge and enjoy the remarkable views.

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Receive the very best of the cruising experience and book 6-cabin luxurious LAGOON 46 with Croatian skipper. Complete self-sufficiency, privacy and relaxation moments beyond compare on this completely new catamaran are a guarantee.

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Sailing Northern Croatia

Discover the beauties of Istrian peninsula and sail through the impressive Kvarner islands on a week-long yacht trip from Pula. Feel the genuine heartbeat of Croatia on a remarkable adventure across unspoiled northern Adriatic. A unique flora and fauna, the fragrant landscapes and intact nature will leave you breathless. 

Most of the region was a part of Italy until 1947. It is no coincidence that Istria is called "Croatian Tuscany" since these landscapes very much resemble to Tuscany's valleys and vineyards. The world-famous Istrian Cuisine guarantees extraordinary culinary wonders which are an amazing mixture of Italian flavour with Mediterranean twist. 

You will have the excellent chance to witness monumental Venetian architecture, walk the narrow stony streets of secluded villages and bear witness to pristine nature of Brioni and Kamenjak wildlife parks. A 7-day relaxing sailing cruise is the most unique way to explore this little gem and find tranquillity and serenity in the embrace of secluded islands surrounded with emerald coves.

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8 Things To Experience On Pula Sailing Tour

  • discover enchanting island Unije in pristine Kvarner gulf
  • taste famous Istrian Malvazija wine and top truffle dishes
  • visit charming village Lubenice on Cres for spectacular views
  • witness the romantic sunsets in town Rovinj and Vrsar village
  • spend an evening exploring the picturesque town Mali Lošinj
  • dive or snorkel in turquoise waters of the islands Ilovik or Silba
  • anchor in a secluded cove to admire shooting stars on star-lit skies 
  • try various home-made pasta with fresh Kvarner prawns
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Croatia sailing itinerary Pula

Explore the secluded treasure of the Adriatic

With no large cities in the area, no heavy maritime traffic or industry nearby, this is one of the most remote and isolated areas in Croatia. Surrounded with aromatic pine forests, turquoise sea swarming with fish, you will find tranquility and serenity under the warm Mediterranean sun. Your itinerary is completely flexible and can be adjusted with your skipper at embarkation. 

Sail as a local and charter sailboat with a reliable Croatian skipper

Local skippers, always prepared to offer you best tips on your route are friendly and sociable. He/she will be more than happy and introduce you to the intriguing beauty of living at sea and give you some great tips for your route.

A skippered or crewed sailing cruise from Pula will elevate your Croatia sailing experience to a completely different level. Istria-Kvarner sailing itinerary is best for Activity Sailing Holidays or family sailing holidays.

Pula Sailing Tour FAQ's


Prices to charter a bareboat yacht in Pula mostly depend on these factors: sailboat type, age, length and the sailing season in Croatia. Average cost on a 50-foot comfortable Bavaria 51 cruiser in peak season (July and August) is 4.500€/week. In the off-season May, early June, late September between 2.500 - 4.000€/week. That covers the vessel, transit log, end cleaning, bedding, handling fees and dingy with outboard motor.


A private sailing trip with local skipper is probably the most genuine and exciting way to discover Istrian peninsula for couples, families or various groups. Explore the beauties of Pula region on a short 3-7day sailig cruises along this picturesque coast. There are many places along the north Adriatic coast where you can rent a yacht. Best places for boat rentals are in beautiful Istrian marinas Veruda, Pomer, Vrsar Funtana, and island Krk where you can embark for your sailing adventure.


To really feel the true heartbeat of Istria and Kvarner islands, a 7-day sailing trip on a private sailboat is Not only most exciting way to travel through these stunning landscapes, but also your best opportunity to explore most of the secluded treasures of the impressive Croatian coast.

Hire a skippered yacht charter in Pula or Poreč for a gentle and relaxed cruise across the calm glittering north Adriatic. Discover vibrant cities, ancient towns, magnificent islands and find serenity in secluded bays with the people you cherish most.


Pula catamaran rental in 3 simple steps:

  1. Choose preferable date
  2. Share your expectations and boat preferences
  3. Send your inquiry to Active Sailing agency.

We will be happy to offer suitable catamaran and guide you through the whole booking procedure. A private catamaran trip is secured when 50% deposit is paid. Balance should be covered 4 weeks before the charter starts.


To rent a comfortable 40-foot sailing yacht, registered for max. 6 persons in early June or late September from Pula lies at 1.500€.  Peak season (July, August) 2.300€/week. Cost for a 46-foot premiere line sailboat in the off season lies at 2.200€ in peak season 3.500€/week.


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

Obligatory Extras

  • skipper from 140€/day
  • tourist tax 1.4€/day/person
  • fuel app. 60€/week
  • port and marina fees
  • food and beverages
  • deposit for yacht from 1.500-3.000€ (refundable) depends on the yacht length.


Croatia in general, is one of the safest countries in the world. Overall crimes in Croatia, compared to other European countries, 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 and warm local people is the perfect destination for couples, families, or a place to reunite with your friends.


When visiting Pula, the capital of Istria region to the north Adriatic, be sure not to miss out:

  • One of the largest and best-preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world form 1st. century A.D. (The Arena)
  • Rich historic legacy and ancient monuments like The Temple of Augustus, The Hercues gates and the Arch of Sergii
  • Tidy pebbled beaches just a couple minutes from the city. The most popular ones: Ambrela Beach, Sacccorgiana Cove, Gortan’s Cove, Beach Valbandon Histria Beach
  • Top festivals and events throughout the summer. Pula hosting numerous international concerts and venues inside and outside the arena, really is the Croatian city of festivals.
  • A wide selection of top-notch restaurants within and outside the city circle. Here’s just a few Hook&Cook, Lanterna, Vodnjanka


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 the 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.


The perfect blend of Italian creativity, typical Mediterranean flavor and a pinch of distinctive continental simplicity created a top-notch cuisine in Istria. There are some culinary works of art you simply can’t miss out when taking your sailing holiday in Pula. Combined with choice wines merlot or cabernet sauvignon and the famous Istrian Malvazija, produced from indigenous white grapes.

  • palette of various cheese (Sheep, Goat, Cow) dipped into Istrian extra-virgin olive oil
  • a wide range of truffle-inspired dishes combined with risotto or pasta
  • cuttlefish stew with maize porridge
  • Kvarner scampi in “buzara” sauce
  • Pljukanci or fuzi  (rolled up shapes of fresh pasta) in Boskarin (typical Istrian beef) sauce
  • Grilled plaice or Adriatic squid with mangold (sort of spinach)

A local custom is to start and finish your courses with special aperitif called “rakija” based on honey, mistletoe or various herbs


In these uncertain times caused by the COVID-19 outbreak is hard to think of a better vacation then renting a private yacht. Taking a relaxed sailing trip with your close ones to explore hundreds, mostly uninhabited Croatian islands is at the moment probably the safest sailing holiday. Staying aboard, isolated from busy mainland cities in the fresh air, absorbing pleasant sunbeams in the company of the people that are close to you, is best way to reduce the chance of getting infected with Coronavirus.


A leisurely Mediterranean-style sailing trip in Croatia usually takes 7 days. Within main season (July, August), yacht charters in Croatia start and end Saturdays. However, in shoulder season (September, May, October and June) short sailing trips are also possible. To explore best coastal places and visit the most beautiful Croatian islands, at least 1-week tour is recommended.


With plenty of sun, Croatia is one of the sunniest European destinations. Climate along the Adriatic coast in summer is quite dry and hot. For sailing trips in summer, bring bathing suite, extra swimming towels, and your personal wardrobe. It is highly recommended to bring a soft handbag 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)

The Inclusions:

Obligatory Extras:                       

Optional Extras:

7-day Croatia sailing cruises in Pula begin and end Saturdays

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