You haven't really been to Croatia, if you hadn't experienced it under the sails. Since this is a seaside country, chartering your very own private yacht for a gentle sailing trip among these sun-soaked islands, is definitively the ultimate way of travelling. Cruising and exploring these stunning Mediterranean landscapes filled with aromatic scent of pine and rosemary can truly be a one-of-a-kind sailing holiday adventure.
Swim in crystal clear waters of pristine Kornati isles or discover the azure blue coves of remote Kvarner gulf, walk the narrow streets of historic Istrian towns Pula, Vrsar, Poreč or Rovinj to enjoy the peace and quiet in a gentle swim off the yacht.
To make your sailing tour as cosy and comfortable, our itineraries assure full route flexibility. Our skipper will get a feel for the experience that you’re after and be more that happy to tailor the itinerary considering your wishes and holiday expectations. He will sail the yacht to most hidden and beautiful spots, where you can swim in the azure waters of distant islands and relax on gentle waves of the blue Adriatic.
In the evenings feel free to take a walk along the crisscrossed streets of epic villages or enjoy in tranquillity of a secluded cove. Istria is world-famous of its culinary works of art, so don't forget to try the famous Istrian truffle dishes, scampi with pasta and local Malvazija wines.
The salon can easily acoomodate a small group of friends or a family with kids at the dinner table. The rooms are wide and bright and always set with fresh bed linen.
Our yacht has a separate electric toilet for guests in the bow bthroom.
Cockpit can accomodate up to 6 persons behind the table. Although 4 is recommended for a better quality of living aboard.
Everything you need is already on the yacht:
Our private sailing yacht Elan Impression 384 is docked near Istrian pearl - Rovinj. Embarkation can be also arranged from Zadar in marina Sukošan or marina Kremik, near Split in the peak of summer season between July and August.
This custom-made 40-foot beauty can accommodate our guests in three spacious, double-bed cabins. A sailing tour on our private sailboat Elan impression 384 is suitable for adventure seeking couples, a honeymoon vacation or can be rented as a private yacht for family sailing holidays.
Our Elan yacht has the capacity for six guests, but we recommend 4. Especially if your trip should take more then 3 days. In this case, your vacation will be a leisurelly and relaxed exprience.
Your knowledgeable skipper will take care of comfort aboard, provide your with internal tips and navigate the boat to the most stunning places, you only dreamed of.
Take the advantage of one-way sailing trip from Pula to Zadar with no extra fees. With an alternative option of embarking in Rovinj and disembarking in Zadar, this itinerary provides extra route opportunities and the chance to discover some extra islands and beautiful destinations. You will get to sail through 3 Croatian regions in one week - Istria, Kvarner and Dalmatia.
7-day one-way itinerary:
Day 1. Rovinj - Pula (or Brioni islands wildlife park)
Day 2. Pula - Unije island
Day 3. Unije - Mali Lošinj Town
Day 4. Mali lošinj - Island Rab
Day 5. Island Rab - Silba Island
Day 6. Silba - Dugi otok island (Saharun beach)
Day 7. Dugi otok - Zadar (Check-Out)
A 7-day private sailing trip is not only one of the most exciting ways to travel along the Croatian coast, but also one of the most genuine holiday experiences. When you hire a crewed yacht charter you get the unique chance to explore the numerous islands with a 100% flexible itineraries.
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Weekly cost for a sailing trip in Istria on a private 3-cabin yacht starts at 1.700€/week in the off season months May, end September and October. Through June and late August, early September 2.100€. July and August 2.550€. The price includes 1 week yacht charter, skipper, cleaning, tourist taxes, fuel, dingy with outboard engine.
Croatia yacht charters in summer (July , August) run in weekly periods from Saturday to Saturday. A short yacht trip for 3-4 days within the off season months May, June, September and October is also possible.
Select your preferred departure, specify your wishes and send us the inquiry, so that we can tailor a suitable tour for your group. The itineraries are entirely flexible, so you decide where to go an what places you prefer to visit.
Most family friendly vacation in Croatia is a 7-day sailing trip in Zadar. Chartering a private sailboat or catamaran for a gentle cruise across the warm and calm Adriatic sea to enjoy in serenity of natural surroundings with your close ones, could be a life-time adventure.
Sun-soaked north Dalmatian coast is the one of most island dense places in Mediterranean and assures amazing holiday opportunities. Staying and living aboard of a 45-foot sailing yacht is always exciting and an idyllic environment for a relaxed and family-bonding sailing experience.
That will make your trip not only safer but also more leisurely and interesting. It only takes a couple of miles to hop from one isle to another, which is perfect for families with kids. Numerous coves with sandy or pebbled beaches to snorkel or swim should make everybody happy. There are many attractive water worlds and aqua parks in almost every village between Zadar and Sibenik for some extra fun and excitement.
Sailing season rolls from April until October. Best time to sail Croatia as a newbie is between June and September. 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 climate, you will enjoy most within the peak season months July or August. But if you prefer more tranquillity on your cruise and really feel the genuine heartbeat of the country, choose June or September.
Weather conditions with stronger wind, yet still warm temperatures in September, May or October can be a delight for active vacation and a pure pleasure for adrenalin addicts. If you are looking for a relaxed journey then a sailing week in June is the perfect choice.
Croatia in general, is one of the safest countries in the world. Overall crimes in Croatia are quite low making it extremely safe to travel around. On land or at sea. This Mediterranean gem is the cradle of sailing holidays and a true paradise for sailing inclined. With warm and calm Adriatic sea, fair weather, abundance of sunshine, moderate winds and friendly local people is a must-visit for beginners or experienced sailors. There are 2 rules to remember when sailing in Croatia - respect the weather and be cautious of the gusty Bora wind.
If you are looking for the ultimate vacation experience in Croatia, then hire a private yacht charter with skipper and take a 7-day Croatia sailing holiday. It is the most unique way of travelling and exploring this impressive coast surrounded with hundreds of seclude islands, pristine beaches, historic villages, vibrant cities and intact nature. Best places for yacht holidays are in Istria, where you can charter a yacht in Pula and sail through the calm and clear Adriatic with your close ones.
In these uncertain times caused by the COVID-19 outbreak is hard to think of a better vacation then hireing 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.
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 yacht's cabin. Please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies.
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