Sailing Trips From Split

Renting a private sailing yacht in second largest Croatian city Split is the ultimate opportunity to visit the most beautiful Dalmatian islands at a relaxing pace. Start your cruising adventure from marinas in Split or historic Trogir port from where you can set sail and visit world-known islands Hvar, Vis korčula and Brač. Our crew of experts will be happy to recommend a yacht charter with Croatian skipper and make your Split cruising adventure a genuine and fun experience. Begin your sailboat vacation by first selecting one of our comfortable boats.

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, superb 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.

Modern marinas in Split and central Dalmatia are the prefect locations for yacht rentals in Croatia with an impressive number of fleets with sailboats and sailing catamarans available for charter.

Low winds, dry summer weather, abundance of sun, unique natural scenery and warm southern Adriatic seas make Split yacht charter itinerary perfect for a beginner or fist-time visitor.

Hire Our Yachts In Split With Local Skipper

Large number of yacht charter bases near Split ensure amazing opportunities for boat rentals  from modern marinas Trogir and Kaštela in the immediate vicinity of international Split airport. 

If you sail Croatia for the first time, best holiday experience is to hire a sailing yacht with skipper or a crewed catamaran in Split. The itinerary on Croatia private charters is entirely flexible and can be arranged with skipper before or during your cruise to best suit our traveling guests.

Renting a sailboat in Croatia with skipper allows you to explore and visit world-known Dalmatian islands at a relaxing pace. With personalised itineraries, flexible route options and knowledgeable local skippers to show you all the wonderful locations and safely navigate your charter a sailboat cruisinsg experience definitively is the ultimate yacht vacation in Croatia.

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 deliver to your holiday expectations.

Set Sail From Trogir or Split

7-day Split sailing trip is a ideal itinerary duration allowing you to discover hidden bays and pearly beaches of largest Dalmatian island Brač, or explore lively promenades on Hvar and feel the extraordinary heartbeat of this popular town. Spend an evening in one of the stylish beach bars, blend into town's bohemian nightlife or simply admire monumental architecture of renaissance buildings and buzzing town squares.

Split city and Trogir town are best starting ports from where you can hire yachts in south Croatia. Here you can begin your odyssey and discover top 5 islands of Dalmatia. Before reaching island Hvar visit iconic Stari Grad village to taste most famous Dalmatian wines and olive oil.

Make sure and hop to the legendary island Vis to get the unique vibe of a laid-back Dalmatian pulse. Explore even further south and sail to Vela Luka bay from where you can discover Marco Polo's home town Korčula.

If you are into more tranquil and quiet atmosphere, set to relaxation mode and enjoy in precious vacation moments swimming and snorkeling in crystal-clear waters of Šolta.

Yacht charter Split
Sailing From Split
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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 fisheman's house on VIS
Swim or snorkel in a secluded cove on island Vis

Skippered Sailing Charter In Split

Renting a sailboat in Split with our skipper is the ultimate opportunity to visit and explore south Dalmatian islands at you own pace. The main advantage of having our crew on board your yacht charter allows 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 modern 4-cabin sailing yacht in Croatia will cost you on average 4.500 euros per week in high charter season and between 3.000€ and 4.000€ in September and June.

What is Included in a private charter?

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

What are the Extras?

  • skipper 180€ per day (payable at spot)
  • tourist tax 1.4€ per week per person
  • fuel 100€ on average
  • marina and port fees about 400€ per week


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.


  • 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


Recommended duration for a Split to Dubrovnik charter itinerary is 7 days. Whether you rent sailboat in Split or a private catamaran in Dubrovnik you can expect a unique cruising experience between idyllic Dalmatian islands.


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 Split sailing itinerary 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 sailboat vacation
  • 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 a affordable sailing vacations with budget sailboat prices if you book your holiday cruise in early spring or October.


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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