Split Croatia Sailing

Private sailing cruise in Split is the ultimate way to experience the best of the south Croatian coast from a comfort of a private yacht charter. Rent sailboat or crewed catamaran in world-known UNESCO sites Split and Trogir for a relaxing cruise around the divine Dalmatian islands Hvar, Brač, Vis and Korčula. Before you hoist up those sails, book a reliable yacht charter in Split and discover Adriatic treasures on our premium sailing yachts and catamarans.

Split Sailboat Charter

Navigate the routes of ancient mariners and explore Croatian islands on a comfortable SUN ODYSSEY 490. Rent sailboat in Split or marina Kaštela only 5 minutes from international 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 Charter

Make your sailing trip across the crisp-blue Adriatic a unique holiday experience by booking our crewed catamarans. Comfortable LUCIA 40 is ideal for a family sailing trip or vacation for couples.

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As a unique blend of laid-back Mediterranean ambience, warm hospitality, topmost gastronomy and idyllic destinations, Dalmatian islands truly are a paradise for a relaxing cruising adventure. Calm Adriatic sea, sheltered with myriad of alluring islands is simply irresistible to anyone wishing to take a different and a unique Mediterranean sailing holiday.

Iconic Split city can thank its popularity to the fact, that it is one of the largest Croatia's yacht charter destinations with an impressive range of private sailing yachts and boats available for rental. Fair winds, pleasant weather, abundance of sun, crystal clear waters of the Adriatic sea and superb natural ambience create the perfect fusion for your ideal holiday destination. Whether a beginner or experienced sailor, get ready for a genuine sailing experience.

Rent skippered or crewed yacht charter in Split or Trogir

Yacht charters in Split offer multitude of options for private sailboat rentals in beautiful marinas near international Split airport. All you need to do is set your date and book a vessel to suit your travelling style and budget. If you sail Croatia for the first time, you can expect the best of the Croatian coast when you chartersailing 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. Browse through our wide range of bareboat Croatia sailboats in Trogir town or city of Split and send us inquiry

Discover myriad stunning destinations on a 7-day Croatia catamaran cruise 

Split sailing trip is your best chance to first-hand explore lively promenades of the world-known island Hvar from a comfort of a private Croatia yacht charter.

Here you can take a drink in one of the stylish beach bars or blend into the buzzing nightlife of this charming town. Discover historic Stari Grad village, where you can taste selected Croatian wines, sail around the legendary Vis and walk the streets of Marco Polo's home Korčula. Relax and enjoy your precious holiday moments diving in sky-blue waters of island Šolta and chill on pearly beaches of largest Dalmatian island Brač.

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Experince the best a Split sailing cruise

  • 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 sailor's tavern
Swim or snorkel in a secluded cove on island Vis

Sailing in Split is among most popular Croatia sailing itineraries

Streets of the most popular Croatian coastal towns in summertime are bursting with tourists. Maritime traffic is heavy and some marinas on islands are literally blocked with yachts and sailors trying to get a free berth. So follow our best kept secret Split sailing itinerary and seize the exclusive opportunity to discover all the hotspots and best islands Korčula, Hvar, Vis and Brač at a relaxing  Mediterranean style.

Freely adjust sailing dynamics with your skipper

One of the secret tips from our skippers is avoiding the certain islands on the busiest days within your sailing charter week. Don't worry, you will still get to visit them, but at a different pace. In this itinerary, you can expect much more relaxing and comfortable trip with even more attractive places, that are usually forgotten in tripsadvisors and guidebooks. 

Your knowledgeable skipper knows finest sailing areas, nicest coves, and will be happy to you choose the most suitable restaurants for your dinners, advice on places of interest where you stop off (you should not just read out of your guide book). Whether you are interested in visiting the local sights, exploring the island, buying souvenirs or maybe just having some time on your own - you cannot beat local knowledge.

Skippered yacht charter is the most relaxing way to sail Croatia

Our reliable skippers with extensive maritime experiences are a treasury of internal tips so just surrender yourself to a delightful relaxation Dalmatian style. Skipper will not only take responsibility over navigation and constantly monitor the weather conditions, but you can consider him as your tour guide.

Take the advantage of our skippered yachts in Split and get first-hand tips about the area you are about to visit. Explore secluded anchorages, amazing hidden beaches, beautiful villages and discover top restaurants with a help and advice from your skipper.

Split Croatia Sailing FAQ's and tips

 

Chartering a new 50-foot sailing yacht in Split with the capacity of 8 with will cost you around 5.500 euros per week in July and August and between 3.500€ and 4.500€ in shoulder season June or September.

What is Included in a private sailing charter?

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

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 in case if no 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.

 

7-day sailing holidays in Croatia will cost you between 2.000 and 3.000 euros in the off season, June and September around 3.500€. Sailing week within the peak charter season 4.000€ on average.

What does that price include?

  • 3-cabin standard sailboat
  • skipper service
  • end cleaning and base fee
  • dinghy with outboard motor
  • Wi-Fi connection aboard
  • safety deposit for yacht

Obligatory Extras

  • tourist tax 1.35€ /day/person
  • fuel 50€-100€ weekly
  • port and marina fees (depends on your travelig style)
  • food and beverages (depends on your feeding habits)

 

The average price of a catamaran rental in Croatia will cost you between 6.000 and 7.000 euros per week within the main season. In shoulder season on average 5.000€.

What doest the price include?

What are extras for a Croatia catamaran cruise?

  • tourist tax 1.35€/person per day
  • fuel per consumption (approx. 150€ weekly)
  • marina and port fees (approx. 100€ per week)
  • skipper service 1.050€ per week (optional)

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

 

Expect the very best of the Dalmatian coast, when you hire a private skippered Croatia sailing trip from Split. Chartering yachts from second largest Croatian city Split and discovering popular Adriatic islands Hvar, Vis, Brač, Korčula and Šolta is best way to feel the pulse of this hidden Mediterranean country.

Follow best Croatia sailing itineraries:

 

That mostly depends on your general satisfaction at the end of your sailing week. On skippered sailing boats gratuities are discretionary, but it's customary to acknowledge the crew effort. We believe that the outstanding performances should be rewarded.

Usual tip for services aboard skippered sailboats is between 15 and 20% of the weekly fee, that should be given discretely to your captain in cash at the end of your journey. The usual tip for luxury charters is 5% of the full price.

It is custom to take care of skipper's meals and food aboard. 30€ per day of the pocket money should be enough.

 

Online yacht booking by sending us general Inquiryis the easiest way to charter a skippered yacht. 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.

 

Follow our skipper's favourite off-the-baten-track sailing itinerary in Split and discover hot spots of the area in Croatian way. These itineraries are recommend if you want to explore 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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