Sailboat Charter Zadar

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

4 Cabin Sailing Yacht

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.

50 foot Yachts With 5 cabins

Rent this attractive 50-foot luxury-equipped sailing yacht in Zadar. The new line of ELAN yacht with 5 cabins is really amazing and ideal sailboat for a relaxing family cruise.

NEW 3 Cabin Sailing Boat

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 hiddn 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 picturesque village of Sali, where you can share your sailing adventures with sailors from all over the world.

Easy island hopping makes Zadar region family friendly sailing destination

Maze of 500 tiny islands, picturesque villages, remarkable coves with crystal clear seas ideal for water activities and top notch Dalmatian delicacies fuse together a perfect combination for a unforgettable family sailing holiday.

Small distances between scattered islands, well-protected island ports and remarkable seaside promenades make Zadar area ideal place to for a relaxing Catamaran holiday adventure. Kids simply love our spacious catamarans providing more stability and safer movement around the deck during you sailing odyssey.

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

You will receive the very best of Adriatic yacht charter on a skippered sailing holiday. 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.

Seize the opportunity of Flexible itineraries

Skippered yacht charter in Croatia assures you completely free itinerary during your sailing week in Croatia. Skippers will discuss any must-see destinations and get a feel for the experience that you’re after. In their company you will feel safer and have the chance to sail as a local. They are fluent in English and a treasury of useful tips - you can't beat the local knowledge.

7day sailing trips in Zadar are highly recommended for families yacht charters or day sailors that wish to attend a flotilla holiday. Short distances between hundreds of north Dalmatian islands are perfect for easy island& hopping and you can always rely on a safe shelter in case of 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


Chartering a standard sailing yacht with 4 cabins in Zadar will cost you between 2.900 and 3.900 euros per week in the main sailing season. June and September 2.700€ on average. 

The price includes:

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


Renting a newer 3-cabin sailing boat in Croatia will cost you btween 2.500 and 3.500 euros in the high summer season and about 2.000€ per week in September or June.

What is included?

  • sailboat rental for 1 week
  • end cleaning
  • bed linen, towels and handling fees
  • dingy with outboard motor
  • Wi-Fi on board


Renting a catamaran in Zadar will cost you between 5.500 and 6.500 euros per week within the summer months. In shoulder season around 4.500€. You can hire catamaran Lagoon 40 in May or October for around 3.500€ weekly.


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 will receive the best of a sailing experience in Zadar if you hire a private skippered sailboat for a week and discover all the beautiful islands including the magnificent Kornati national park. Chartering a yacht in Croatia is the most authentic adventure and a unique opportunity to explore remarkable Croatian coast at your own relaxing pace.


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 Zadar airport to reach these yachting destinations. You can find wide range of available yacht charters in these nautical bases:


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 a sailing 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.


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.


It is recommended to supply your yacht at least for the first two days at sea. You will have plenty of time before embarkationto do that or pre-order the supplies at the provisioning company. 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 on board. You will have lots of options to explore Croatian delicacies and try traditional culinary works of art in local restaurants. Your knowledgeable skipper knows best ones...

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. Between 30 and 40€ should do.


Port fees at village harbours start at 50€ per night for 40 foot sailing yacht and can go up to 120€ in premium ACI marinas. For catamarans the cost goes up for 50%. The final price also depends on the boat length and the level of marina service and usually includes fresh-water refill, shore power, toilet and use of bathroom facilities. Buoy charge ranges from 30 to 50€. Anchoring is free of charge. A mixture of above options gives the best balance through the week for most groups.


8 things 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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