Split Croatia Sailing

7-day yacht trip from Split is the ultimate way to experience the very best of south Croatian coast from a comfort of a private yacht charter. Start your cruising adventure from Split or historic Trogir port from where you can visit the islands Hvar, Vis korčula and Brač at your own pace. Our crew of experts will be happy to recommend suitable yacht charter and recommend best skipper available .He will do his best to make your yachting week between Dalmatian islands a unforgettable journey. But first let us inspire you with our comfortable yachts.

Sun odyssey 490
Rent Sailboat In Split

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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Dufour 460 Croatia
Hire Yachts In Trogir

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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Lucia 40 in Split
Catamarans In Split

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

Croatian coast fuses together the very best for a week-long sailing getaway: Authentic nautical ambiance, warm Mediterranean climate, topmost gastronomy and magnificent sailing grounds. Large south Dalmatian islands with well-sheltered anchorages, picturesque harbors and alluring hidden bays create ideal maritime conditions for beginners, day sailors or experienced seafarers.

Second largest Croatian city Split and south Dalmatian region is among most popular yachting destinations with an impressive range of sailboats and catamaran charters available for rental. With low winds, dry summer weather, abundance of sun, impressive natural scenery, warm crystal-clear seas idal for water activities Split yacht charter itinerary is highy recommended for fist time-visitors and day sailors.

Hire Our Yachts In Split With Local Skipper

Plethora of yacht charter bases in Split assure amazing sailing opportunities for a beginner or a experienced sailor. Large range of modern marinas in the immediate vicinity of international Split airport is where you can rent yachts from various prestigious brands, models and types.

If you sail Croatia for the first time, best holiday experience is to hire sailing yacht with skipper or crewed catamaran in Split. Your sailing itinerary is 100% flexible and can be arranged with staff onboard to suit your travelling style and holiday expectations.

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.

Our crew will be happy recommend and tailor a adequate itinerary and advise you on which of the catamarans and sailing boats for rental in Split will best suit your needs.

Set Sail From Trogir or Split

A 7-day Split sailing trip is your best chance to first-hand explore lively promenades of world-known island Hvar. Enjoy your evening in a relaxing atmosphere of stylish beach bars, blend into this island's bohemian nightlife or simply admire the monumental architecture of renaissance buildings and lively town squares.

Renting a private yacht charter in Trogir or Split downtown are best locations from where you can start your cruising adventure. Before you reach island Hvar, sail to historic Stari Grad village, where you can taste selected Croatian wines. ON your way make sure to visit legendary island Vis and walk the streets of Marco Polo's home town Korčula.

If you are into more tranquil and quiet maritime atmosphere, you can spend your precious vacation moments in crystal-clear waters of lush-green Šolta isle and chill on pearly beaches of largest Dalmatian island Brač.

Yacht charter Split
Sailing From Split
Split Croatia Sailing
Trogir old town

Recommended Split Yacht Charter Itinerary

Experince the highlights on a 7-day Split sailing itinerary

  • Rent sailing yacht in Trogir and experience this historic town by night
  • explore island Vis its quiet coves and friendly towns
  • visit Biševo isle and iconic "Blue Cave"
  • blend into the buzzing promenades of world-famous Hvar
  • swim in natural beaches of largest Dalmatian island Brač
  • taste best wines Grk or Pošip of Korčula
  • try traditional grilled local delicacies in a secluded fisheman'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 knowledgeable crew on board your yacht charter allowes you to sail as a local and receive precious first-hand internal tips before and during your cruise.

Croatian skippers know all the beautiful hidden bays of the area and island ports that you can explore at a laid-back Mediterranean fashion. He will book and recommend restaurants where you can eat local, fresh and tasty Dalmatian delicacies in a complete natural atmosphere. Whether you are interested in sightseing historic villages or maybe just wishing to spend a quiet evening on anchor, he will give you best tips and try to make your precious holiday moments count.

Split Croatia Sailing FAQ's and tips


Renting a comfort-line sailing yacht in Split will cost you around 5.800 euros per week in July and August. Croatia yacht charter prices in shoulder season are about 50 percent lower.

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 from 160-200€ per day (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.


  • Vis - the most intriguing Croatian island is the ultimate escape for sailing inclined reflecting amazing maritime atmosphere
  • Brač - largest Dalmatian island is one of the most diverse places with friendly ports on one site and unspoiled nature on the other
  • Šolta - if you rent a sailboat in Split natural bays of Šolta are the perfect spot to overnight your first day at sea
  • Korčula - island of travellers and captains blends together the very best of Dalmatia.
  • 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 sailing holiday in Split will cost you 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. The price also depends on the amenities on board.

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.


Sailing from Split to Dubrovnik 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. Since this is not a standard route, one-way fee of 600-700€ is mandatory for Split to Dubrovnik itinerary.


Warm Mediterranean climate, hundreds of scatters islands and small distances among them, well-protected anchorages, sandy beaches, crystal-clear seas, historic villages and endless opportunities for outdoor activities make Croatian coast among best yacht charter destinations in Europe, ideal for beginners, flotillas or family yacht holidays.


Renting a small catamaran in Croatia suitable for 8 persons will cost you between 5.900 and 6.900 euros in 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)


You can expect the very best of a sailing experience in Croatia when you rent sailboat in Split and navigate the standard yacht charter itinerary. If you don't like crowded areas and prefer less maritime traffic charter yacht in Zadar and visit Kornati national park.


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).


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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