Sailboat Charter Zadar

Historic Zadar city situated in the middle of Adriatic is a perfect launchpad from where you can easily reach the impressive national parks Kornati and Krka from a comfort of a private sailing yacht. Renting a sailboat from this region assures you a unique opportunity to explore the most island dense region on Mediterranean in a relaxing fashion. Book one of these premium sailing yachts and experience infinite Croatian coast in the most authentic way.

Fill your Zadar yacht charter experience with unforgettable holiday moments and book our comfortable Bavaria 46. For its limitless space, she is among most popular cruising yachts in Croatia.


Book this attractive 50-foot luxury-equipped sailing boat in Zadar, Vodice or Biograd marina. ELAN IMPRESSION 50.1 with 5 cabins is ideal family sailboat and a great choice for longer Adriatic cruises.


Rent sailing boat in Zadar and explore impressive Kornati National Park and Krka waterfalls. Hire the new OCEANIS 40.1 and make your sailing week in Croatia a memorable adventure.


Zadar Catamaran Rental

Make you charter holiday in Zadar extra indulging by renting one of our comfortable catamarans. Luxurious equipment, impressive volumes, cosy lounging areas and relaxing accommodation on our catamarans will elevate your cruising experience to another level. Choose your favourite multi-hull among the selected catamaran charters available in Zadar.

Standard Catamaran

Book LAGOON 40 at Zadar catamaran Charters. This small cat can easily accommodate  8 guests on board.

Family Catamarans

LUCIA 40 is among most affordable family sailing catamaran in Croatia. Available in 3 or 4-cabin layout.

Luxury Multi-Hull

Receive the very best of our crewed Adriatic catamarans and rent this exclusive LAGOON 46.


Charter your very own sailing boat in Zadar

Zadar sailing itinerary is often unfairly missed out from the sailors navigating the standard routes of more popular Split yacht charter itineraries.

World-famous Dalmatian islands Hvar, Vis and Korčula still attract most of the day skippers and nautical guests chartering yachts in Croatia for their weekly holiday break at the Adriatic sea. That is why chartering yachts from Zadar or UNESCO site Šibenik for a relaxing cruise through iconic Kornati national park is among best kept secrets.

Get inspired into the remarkable north Dalmatian coast and explore remote Dalmatian treasures at your own pace. Chartering a private catamaran or a sailboat in Zadar ensures you endless sailing opportunities and a unique sailing experience at the crisp-blue Adriatic.

Relax and enjoy in tranquillity of secluded bays, feel the heartbeat of tiny villages or walk the evening promenade of vibrant historic town of Šibenik or party in beach bars of Vodice village. 

National parks Kornati and Krka waterfalls are just a couple of miles from Zadar yacht charter bases. Visit exotic Saharun beach and highest Croatian lighthouse on Dugi Otok or a picuresque village of Sali, where you can share your sailing adventures with sailors from all over the world...

Easy island hopping makes this region best family friendly sailing destination

Maze of 500 tiny islands, charming fishing villages, calm Adriatic sea and culinary delights create an amazing combination for a unforgettable family sailing holiday.

Small distances between scattered islands, well-protected coves and beautiful beaches, make Zadar ideal place to for a Catamaran holiday in Croatia. Kids simply love our spacious catamarans that securing more stability and safer movement around the deck.

Just a few miles to hop from one small island to another, sandy beaches behind every corner and interesting places to swim or snorkel, will certainly make your children happy.

Set sail from marina Biograd
Sailing from Zadar
Hire a Zadar yacht charter with skipper

Zadar Sailing Itinerary

Biograd Marina

8 highlights to experience on a Zadar Sailing Trip

  • sail through impressive Kornati national park
  • visit Dugi otok and sky-high cliffs of Telaščica wildlife resort
  • navigate upriver to the majestic Krka waterfalls and Skradin town
  • walk the promenades of Vodice or Primošten town
  • snorkel in turquoise waters in Saharun cove on Dugi Otok
  • taste culinary delights in locally-run sailor's tavern on Kaprije isle
  • try the local culinary delight - octopus, fish or meat under the bell
  • visit the highest lighthouse on Adriatic - Veli Rat
Sailing Boat Charters in Zadar

Skippered Yacht Charters In Zadar

Experience Dalmatian islands with Croatian skipper

When you book a sailing holiday with Croatian skipper, you will receive the very best of Adriatic yacht charter experience. Including the internal tips on best local restaurants in the area, safest anchorages and all the hidden gems of Adriatic.

Your skipper will not only be in charge of yacht's navigation and safety aboard, but you can also consider him as your very own tour guide, and they are always fun to be around.

Since Croatian coast is their home, seize this opportunity and together discover these remarkable islands.

Flexible itineraries on Private croatia yacht charters

Skippered yacht charter in Croatia, assures you a completly free itinerary on your sailing week in Croatia.  Skippers will discuss any must-see destinations and get a feel for the experience that you’re after. They are a treasury of useful tips and always fun to be around. 

A 7-day Zadar sailing trip is highly recommended for families with kids or a relaxing honeymoon sailing trip. Small distances between hundreds of north Dalmatian islands will make your island hopping extra interesting and you will always find a safe shelter in case of a bad weather.

You skipper will be happy to show you how to sail
Zadar region is an amazing family sailing destination

Zadar Sailing Trip FAQ's and tips


The cost to charter a sailing yacht with 4 cabins from Zadar lies between 2.900 and 3.900 euros per week in the main sailing season. June and September 2.500€ on average. 

The price includes

  • 4-cabin sailing boat
  • base fee, end cleaning
  • bedding, bathroom towels and dinghy with outboard motor


Renting a bareboat catamaran in Zadar will cost you between 5.500 and 6000 euros per week within the summer months. In shoulder season around 4.000€. You can hire catamaran Lagoon 40 in May or October for around 3.000€ weekly.

What does this price include?

What are the extras?

  • Croatian skipper 160€ per day
  • tourist tax 1.35€/day/person
  • fuel app. 200€ per week
  • port and marina fees approx. 100€ per night
  • safety deposit for yacht 2.500€ (refundable)


You can expect the best of a sailing cruise in Croatia if you book a 7-day private yacht charter in Zadar or set sail from UNESCO Word Heritage site Šibenik. Sailing between tiny Dalmatian islands and impressive marine national parks on a skippered yacht charter is a genuine Croatia yacht holiday experince.

What are the best sailing destinations in Zadar?

  • Kornati park - with astonishing lunar landscapes and unique biodiversity this island chain is one of the world's natural wonders
  • Kaprije - small island community near Sibenik is a typical fishing village with warm locals and best locally-run Dalmatian cuisine
  • Silba - romantic island surrounded with turquoise waters is the perfect place to spend a romantic night on anchor
  • Olib - surrounded with crystalline emerald sea, pebbled exotic beaches this isle is a snorkeling and diving paradise
  • Veli Rat & Saharun Beach - visit the highest lighthouse in Croatia and one of the most beautiful beaches in the word on Dugi Otok island


Renting a 3-cabin sailing yacht in shoulder season will cost you between 1.500€ and 2.000€ per week. Peak season (July, August) around 2.500 euros. Including our skipper, the full expense lieas at 3.500€ weekly on average.

The Inclusions:

  • 7-day bareboat yacht charter
  • end cleaning
  • dinghy with outboard engine
  • Wi-Fi connection aboard

The Extras:

  • skipper service 150€ per day
  • tourist tax 1.35€/day/person
  • fuel app. 50€ per week
  • port and marina fees approx. 70€ per night
  • safety deposit for yacht 1.500€ (refundable)


Some of the largest and most exclusively equipped Adriatic marinas are in the vicinity of Zadar city. It only takes 10-20 minute-drive from airport to reach these yachting destinations. You can find widest range of available yacht charters with best rental prices in

You can send us your inquiry and we will be happy to recommend a suitable yacht for your group at best price.


High summer in Croatia might be quite busy with tourists, but the weather is simply glorious. If you like more action, vivacity, buzzing streets and warm Mediterranean temperatures, you will hit the spot, if your book your trip in peak season months July or August. If you prefer to have more quiet on your cruise - to really feel the genuine heartbeat of the country, choose June or September. You can also get better deals and discounts on bareboat charters and yacht rentals in shoulder season. 

A sailing trip in September when the sea and air temperatures are still warm is every skippers delight. Especially if you consider that the winds are a bit stronger. For an average day-sailors and newbies looking for a relaxing sailing vacation a trip in June is the perfect choice.


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 holiday.

Staying isolated from busy mainland cities in the fresh ocean air, absorbing pleasant sunbeams in the company of the people you know is best way to reduce the chance of getting infected with Coronavirus. Booking a sailboat at yacht charter Zadar assures you to sail between most remarkable and secluded islands in the northern Dalmatia.


When it comes to navigation and safety at sea, skipper is fully in charge of the yacht. He should have well developed organisation and communication skills, to harmonise the crew's wishes with the actual maritime situation.

A good skipper should make the guests aboard feel comfortable, relaxed and safe on their sailing trip. Croatian skippers are communicative, opened and full of tips for guests visiting this hidden Mediterranean gem. It is customary to take care for skippers meals and food aboard.


Food and beverages are not included in bareboat rental, skippered charters, but they are included in our luxury Crewed catamaran charters with an exclusive full board service.

The easiest way is to buy your weekly supplies at the embarkation or pre-order the supplies to your charter agency. Every marina in Croatia has shops and supermarkets, where you can buy as much as you need for one week. There will be plenty of stops on route, and you can always buy fresh bread, vegetables, fruit, meat and fish, even on the most remote Croatian islands.
Breakfast and a quick afternoon snack can be prepared aboard. You will have lots of options to explore Croatian culinary delights and try traditional culinary works of art in local restaurants, that our knowledgeable skippers can recommend.

If you are dining outside, it is customary to invite your skipper to join you at the table. However, if you prefer to dine in privacy, your skipper can eat separately so kindly ensure some pocket money for his meals. App. 30€ per day should do.


Local port fees start at 40€ per night for 40 foot sailing yacht and can go up to 100€ in premium ACI marinas. For catamarans the cost goes up for 50%. The final price also depends on the boat length and marina quality service.

Marina fee usually includes fresh-water refill, shore power, toilet and use of bathroom facilities. Buoy charge ranges from 25-40€. Anchoring is free of charge. A mixture of above options gives the best balance through the week for most groups.


8 essentials, you don't want to forget to take on a sailing trip:

  • 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)

With plenty of sun, Croatia is one of the sunniest European destinations. Climate along the Adriatic coast in summer is quite dry and hot. When taking a sailing trip 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.

Please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies.

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