Before your departure, you will receive all the details and information about flotilla trip in your boarding pass. The shuttle bus will be already waiting at the Zadar airport to transfer you to the base port. After arriving to one of the outgoing ports Biograd or Sukošan, your lead crew will welcome you at the embarkation point.
Your skippers will first have a short meeting with our organizing team. If you arrive too early, you will probably have some extra time to stock the boat's lockers. Grocery shop is at the marina facility. And don't worry, there will be lots of opportunities to supply the boat's lockers along the way.
There are some basic items already included in your bareboat charter. Flotilla holiday welcome package (sponges, paper towels, garbage bags,...) is already on board, including the yacht charter security deposit.
The usual boarding time is after 4:00 PM. After settling into your cabins, skipper will give you all the assistance you need to settle in brief you with the basics, route details, safety procedures and show you around the yacht.
Now it is time to hoist those sails, start to enjoy, relax and sail all your worries away gliding across the blue waters of glittering Adriatic. Our flotillas usually sail on the line of sight navigation, keeping our daily distances small with lots of stops in amazing coves. Every day skipper will update the you with the route details and advise you with the daily dynamics.
Routes may vary due to weather conditions & other factors.
One of the highlights on our flotillas is visiting Kornati national park. It is among the Croatia's most idyllic destinations. No shops or cars can be found within the iconic Kornati island chain which consists of over 140 unique yellow-coned islands, islets and rocks.
Reserved especially for maritime visitors this is one of the rare intact secluded treasures of Adriatic and the an idyllic place to spend one or 2 sailing days in Croatia surrounded with serenity and pure nature.
The continental part includes only ¼ of the surface of the park, while the rest belongs to the rich marine eco-system and is protected by the state authority since 1980.
The lunar landscapes of this impressive surroundings makes Kornati one of the natural wonders in Croatia. Having a nice romantic dinner inside the park is simply a must.
The entrance ticket is already included in your flotilla fee, so feel free to relax and enjoy in a remarkable ambiance of the natural environment in a comfortable accommodations of your private yacht.
Flotilla holiay routes may vary due to weather conditions.
Flotilla sailing means that you sail as a part of a group of boats sailing on a shared 1 or 2-week itinerary. Flotilla is usually guided by leading crew of one head skipper and a hostess coordinating the yachts, provide all the advice and support that a day skipper from each crew needs. Our Croatian flotilla counts 15 sailing yachts with 3 cabins and twenty 4-cabin bareboat yachts.
Our flotillas in Zadar and Biograd count 28 sailing yachts altogether. Yacht charter in Sukošan counts 20 boats Bavaria 45/2014 with 4 cabins. Our Kornati fleet at yacht charter Biograd counting 15 comfortable Beneteau Oceanis/2019 with 3 cabins. Both our flotillas are contemporary equipped and customized for rental purposes.
Before departure please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies and remember to pack light.
No. You can also hire a local skipper if your crew doesn't have qualified skipper with valid boat license. We will be more than happy to offer the advice and assistance of our experienced skippers that know the area and the route of our flotillas. They are reliable, fluent in English and be more that happy to the sail the boat on the line of sight navigation and hold a "mini" sailing school course for anyone willing to learn sailing.
Croatia is statistically one of the safest countries in Europe. Overall crimes in Croatia are quite low making it extremely safe to travel around. By land, or at sea. This Mediterranean gem is the cradle of sailing holiday and among best European sailing destinations for families with kids, couples, or groups of friends wanting to spend a memorable vacation in a relaxing Mediterranean style.
With calm Adriatic sea, infinite coastline, abundance of sunshine, countless islands, moderate winds, warm hospitality and top-notch traditional locally-run cuisine, Croatian coast is perfect for flotilla vacations that you can participate as a beginner or an old salt.