Split Croatia Sailing

Private sailing cruise in Split is the ultimate way to experience the best of south Croatian coast from a comfort of a skippered yacht charter. Start your cruising adventure from Split or historic Trogir town port from where you can rent a sailboat or comfortable catamaran. Our crew of experts will be happy to recommend a suitable yacht with skipper and make your charter week between Dalmatian islands a fun-loving and indulging cruising experience.

Sailboat Rental Split Croatia

Follow the routes of ancient mariners and explore the most beautiful sailing grounds of Dalmatia from SUN ODYSSEY 490 yacht. Available in marina Kaštela 5 minutes from international Split airport.

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Trogir Sailing Charter

Hire this impressive sleek-lined sailboat Dufour 460 and set sail from Dalmatian pearl Trogir. She is available in 3-cabin owner's version with a large master cabin and a charter option with 4 or 5 cabins.

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Split Catamaran Rental

Make your cruise across the crisp-blue Adriatic extra comfortable by booking our crewed sailing catamarans. LUCIA 40 is ideal for a family sailing trip or vacation for couples.

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7-day Split Sailing Trip

Croatia fuses together the very best for a week long sailing getaway: Authentic Mediterranean ambiance, warm hospitality, topmost gastronomy and amazing sailing grounds south Dalmatian islands provide. Calm Adriatic sea, sheltered with countless alluring islands assure ideal maritime conditions for beginners, day sailors or experienced seafarers wishing to enjoy their charter week.

Second largest Croatian city Split is among most popular yachting destinations with an impressive range of bareboat sailing yachts and boats available for 7 day rentals.

With low winds, dry summer weather, abundance of sun, crystal-clear seas ideal for water activities and superb natural scenery you can expect a indulging holiday cruise between the secluded treasures of Adriatic.

Hire Our Yachts In Split With Local Skipper

Plethora of yacht charters in Split assure amazing rental opportunities and plenty of modern marinas in the immediate vicinity of international Split airport from where you can rent yachts. All you need to do is setting a departure date. If you sail Croatia for the first time, best holiday experience is to hire sailing yacht with skipper or crewed catamaran in Split.

Renting a sailboat in Croatia with skipper is the most hassle-free, authentic and original way to explore Dalmatian coast. With personalised itineraries, flexible route options and a local skipper to guide you through the week, you can expect a sailing cruise beyond compare. Choose your charter to suit your budget and travelling style among the wide range of boats for hire from Economy, Standard and Luxury catamarans in Split.

Set Sail From Trogir or Split

A week-long Split sailing trip is your best chance to first-hand explore lively promenades of the world-known island Hvar. And you can do it in the most unique way - from a comfort of a private Croatia yacht charter. Have a drink in one of the stylish beach bars and blend into the buzzing nightlife of this exquisite town or drop anchor in a secuded cove on eastern part of the island.

Hire sailboat in Trogir old town and sail to historic Stari Grad village, where you can taste selected Croatian wines. Visit legendary Vis and walk the streets of Marco Polo's home Korčula or simply relax your vacation moments in clear waters of island Šolta and chill on pearly beaches of largest Dalmatian island Brač.

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Best sailing yachts for hire in Split

Standard Yacht Charter Itinerary In Split

Experince the very best of a 7-day Split sailing itinerary

  • sail around the iconic island Vis and  fishing town Komiža
  • taste the gastronomy wonders on island Šolta or Lastovo
  • visit Biševo isle and the magnificent "Blue Cave"
  • discover the nightlife of the famous Hvar town
  • discover most beautiful Croatian beaches on the island Brač
  • swim, snorkel and dive in crystal-clear waters of Vis and Lastovo islets
  • try well-known vintage wines Grk or Pošip on island Korčula
  • taste traditionally prepared grilled meat or fish in a fisherman's house
Swim or snorkel in a secluded cove on island Vis

Skippered Sailing Charter In Split

Renting a sailboat in Split with local Skipper assures you a unique chance to navigate around south Dalmatian islands at you own pace. The main advantage of having our local crew on board your yacht charter is an opportunity to sail as a local and receive precious first-hand internal tips for your holiday voyage.

Your knowledgeable skipper knows safe and attractive sailing grounds and will be happy to recommend best restaurants where you can eat local, fresh and tasty Dalmatian delicacies in remarkable natural atmosphere. Whether you are interested in visiting the local sights, exploring the islands or maybe just wishing to spend a quiet evening in a secluded bay, your skipper will give you best tips - you cannot beat local knowledge.

Split Croatia Sailing FAQ's and tips


Renting a comfort-line sailing yacht in Croatia will cost you around 5.800 euros per week in July and August. Prices in shoulder season vary Between 3.700€ and 4.900€.

What is Included in a private sailing charter?

  • Yacht charter rental for 7 days
  • final cleaning
  • dingy with outboard motor + Wi-Fi on board

What are the Extras?

  • skipper 1.120€ per week (payable at spot)
  • tourist tax 1.4€ per week per person
  • fuel per consumption
  • marina and port fees

It is also required to cover the safety deposit in the amount 2.500€ that is fully refundable.


This recommended 7 day sailing itinerary in Split is best for day sailors, beginners or first-time visitors that wish to experience a relaxing and genuine cruising holiday in Dalmatia.

  • Vis - One of the most intriguing Croatian islands should definitively make it to the top 5 during yacht charter week in Split
  • Brač - Largest Dalmatian island is one of the most diverse places reflecting a true heartbeat of Dalmatia
  • Šolta - when renting sailboat from Split this is the fist island on your navigation line worth visiting for its amazing coves and pure nature
  • Korčula -  Vela Luka harbor with buzzing promenades and world-class restaurants is a hidden Adriatic pearl
  • Hvar - This bohemian island town is simply a must. If you prefer more tranquillity sail to historic Stari Grad or lovely Jelsa village


All inclusive price for a private sailing holiday experience in Split lies between 4.000 and 4.500 euros per week within the main charter season. In September and June the cost is about 3.500€ per week.

What doest the price include?

  • 3 cabin yacht charter suitable for 4 persons plus skipper
  • skipper service
  • cleaning, bedding
  • handling fees and dinghy with outboard

What are extras?

  • tourist tax 1.35€/person per day
  • fuel per consumption (approx. 80€ weekly)
  • marina and port fees (approx. 100€ per berth)

It is also required to cover safety deposit for yacht in case of damages.


One-way sailing from Split to Dubrovnik experience usually takes 7 days including stops on 5 beautiful Dalmatian islands; Hvar Vis Korčula Brač and national park Mljet. Best opportunity for this itinerary is when you rent sailboat in Split or charter catamaran from world-known UNESCO World heritage site Dubrovnik.


This remote island is a must see on your 7-day yacht charter itinerary. You can reach Vis within 5-6 hours if you start your sailing cruise from Split or UNESCO world heritage site Trogir town.  We recommend at last 2 days to explore this legendary island.


Renting a private catamaran in Croatia suitable for 8 persons will cost you between 5.900 and 6.900 euros July and August and about 4.500€ in June or September.

What does that price include?

  • standard catamaran
  • end cleaning and base fee
  • dinghy with outboard motor
  • Wi-Fi connection aboard

Obligatory Extras

  • tourist tax 1.35€ /day/person
  • fuel app. 250€ weekly
  • port and marina fees (average 150€ per mooring)
  • food and beverages (for skipper also)


Renting a private sailboat from second largest Croatian city Split assures you a unique opportunity to explore the most popular Adriatic islands Hvar, Vis, Brač, Korčula and Šolta.

Follow best sailing itineraries starting in Split


Skipper's fee on private sailing yachts in Croatia varies between 150 and 220€ per day. The final cost depends on boat size and type (catamaran or a sailboat). Take the advantage of our skippered yachts in Split and get first-hand tips about the area you are about to visit. You can simply relax and enjoy in secluded anchorages, amazing hidden beaches, beautiful villages and discover top restaurants with a help and advice from your skipper.


Booking your yacht charter online is the easiest way to scure your week. Fill in the mandatory fields and let us know your preferable departure dates, including the approx. number of people that are coming, and your preferences about sailing holidays in Croatia.

This is how receive the general picture about what kind of the experience you are into. We will do our best to send you best range of available boats to suit your travelling style and budget and prepare a memorable sailing adventure tailored to your group.


Following our recommended off-the-baten-track is your best opportunity to visit the popular islands Hvar, Korčula, Vis and Brač with avoiding summer crowds at the same time.


Private Croatia sailing charter runs in weeky periods 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. Find what month suits you best for your cruising holidays in Croatia

  • April - this is the month for enthusiastic sailors and regattas. If your group wishes to learn how to sail, Easter period is your best chance
  • May - spring temperatures on Croatian islands are near perfect for various activities. Combine island hopping with trekking or cycling into an exciting activity yachting holiday
  • June - fuses the best of a sailing experience in Croatia; warm weather, blooming fragrant landscapes, less marine traffic and lower shoulder season prices
  • July - best time for a family sailing vacation. 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. Visit one of them on a private yacht
  • September - is the time for a genuine sailing adventure "Croatian style" when Seafarers meet and dream about their perfect getaways and serene maritime pleasures
  • October - explore Hvar, Vis, Kornati national park and coastal cities Split or Dubrovnik. Enjoy in calm autumn atmosphere at the Adriatic.


Generally, Croatia is one of the safest countries in the world. Overall crimes in Croatia are quite low making it safe to travel around. By land, or at sea, vacations in Croatia should be on your bucket list.

This Mediterranean gem is the cradle of sailing holidays and a true paradise for sailing inclined. With warm and calm Adriatic sea, pleasant weather, abundance of sunshine, moderate winds and warm local people is a must-visit for beginners or experienced sailors.


Overall, Croatia has moderate prices compared to other European countries. Locals say that prices along the Croatian coast rise as you travel from north to south. Seaside places and Dalmatian islands like Hvar can be considerable expensive, while Istria peninsula and Kvarner gulf still keep their prices comparable to the inland.

Some prices along Croatian 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 the travelling habits. Yacht charter prices in Croatia are still 10-15% cheaper than other sailing destinations Italy, Greece or Spain. You can easily get around on daily budget app. 30-40€/person/day.


Both months September and October are the perfect months for a relaxing sailing cruise in Croatia. The sea temperatures are pleasant for swimming and still above 20o(70F). The southern islands near Split (Hvar, Vis and Korcula) still have abundance of sunshine, and the air keeps constant 25o(77F) during the day until late October.

Yacht charters in Split and Trogir also reduce the rental prices somewhere in the middle of September. You can expect cheaper yacht rentals and more available yachts through the entire Fall.


Remember and pack light

With plenty of sun, Croatia is one of the sunniest European destinations. The climate along the Adriatic coast in summer is quite dry and hot. If your sailing trip is in summer, just bring bathing suite, extra swimming towels, and your personal wardrobe (not too much). In case of rain you need to bring some warm clothes, maybe a light sweater, water resistant wind jacket and a pair of sneakers with rubber sole.

It is highly recommended to bring your soft handbag a duffel bag or rucksack instead of a plastic suitcase, simply to gain more space in your cabin. Please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies.

8 Things you Don't want to forget:

  •   booking papers and boarding pass
  •   sun protection items (sun lotion, sunglasses for UV protection, hat)
  •   bathing suit or a swimsuit
  •   your passport, or personal ID, enough cash, health insurance
  •   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)

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