Flotilla Sailing Holidays Croatia

Flotilla yacht charter vacations provide an opportunity for day sailors to explore idyllic Croatian coast and unite with people from over the world in a unique natural ambience. Densely scattered islands and calm Adriatic seas are perfect for a family flotilla vacation assuring a safe and fun sailing experience. Start your adventure and navigate our premium routes, selected especially for flotilla yacht charters in Croatia. We're introducing 2 unique sailing itineraries "Split Flotilla" and "Kornati Flotilla" starting within best months for sailing in Croatia. May June & September. Please find available sailing yachts below.

3 cabin sailing yacht

38-foot beneteau is ideal family sailing cruiser assuring maximum comfort and commodity for a 7-day flotilla experience. She can easily accommodate 6 persons in 3 spacious bedrooms with 2 heads.

OCEANIS 38.1
5 cabin sailing yacht

Explore all the beauties of Dalmatia on exclusive Sun odyssey 490. Clear lines, attractive looks and comfortable layout guarantee a uncompromising satisfaction and safety at sea.

SUN ODYSSEY 490
4 or 5 cabins

Make your flotilla yacht charter holiday in Croatia on a comfortable Beneteau yacht a pure pleasure. This contemporary designed boat has largest cockpit in the competition and is extra accommodating.

BENETEAU 46.1

Split Flotilla Week

This exclusive sailing itinerary is among best kept secrets of yacht charter routes in Croatia and guarantees exciting and safe navigation between the islands Hvar Korčula Brač and Vis. Flotilla starts in marina Kaštela, near largest Dalmatian city Split and follows the routes recommended by our experienced Croatian skippers. Split flotilla itineraries are ideal for family flotillas and groups that wish a relaxing and fun-loving holiday adventure exploring less crowded yet beautiful places of Adriatic.

PUČIŠČA

One of the hidden treasures od Dalmatia is a colourful village of Pučišča, situated on eastern part of island of Brač and flotilla's first stop.

BRAČ - PUČIŠČA

VELA LUKA

Surrounded with Pine-forested hilly landscapes and perched on beautiful shores, Vela Luka town is a hidden gem of world-known Korčula island.

KORČULA -VELA LUKA

KOMIŽA

Once a forbidden island the legendary Island of Vis, known as the "Adriatic fortress" is worth discovering. Overnight in a vibrant village Komiža.

VIS - KOMIŽA

ŠOLTA

Šolta will enchant you with a genuine maritime atmosphere of secluded coves where you can taste best traditionally prepared Dalmatian delicacies.

ŠOLTA ISLAND

Flotilla Yacht Charters In Split

Explore south Dalmatian islands at a relaxing pace and navigate the legendary routes of ancient Croatian sailors on these comfortable sailboats available in Split.

Standard 3-cabin Elan Yachts
Stylish Sun Odyssey with 4 cabins
The NEW Oceanis 40.1

Available Dates - Split Flotilla

Kornati Flotilla Week

This exclusive route is among most exciting yacht charter itineraries in Croatia ideal for families with kids that wish their daily sailing distances short and safe. Carefully chosen by our leading crew, it is the one route where you can get to feel the authentic pulse of Dalmatia. Densely scattered Kornati islands are a home to outstanding dining, drinking & entertainment options, with a local atmosphere that blends easy going fun with jet-setting thrills. We meet in marina Biograd only 20 minutes away from Zadar airport where our yachts are moored. Kornati flotilla week includes 3 marine national parks in Croatia.

Kornati National Park

Enjoy and your flotilla Zadar sailing week and experience amazing natural parks, warm breezes, incredible sights, and friendly local people. If you're looking for a postcard holiday, including crystalline blue waters, pristine beaches, exciting outdoor adventures and historic sites, you've found the perfect spot.

Grilled seafood is a must try

After a day of unforgettable sailing adventures it's time to relax and surrender to authentic culinary delights of our Dalmatian chefs. Best fisherman's taverns are inside Kornati. Here we'll moor free of charge on a private pontoon or a buoy and explore local delicacies in peaceful natural atmosphere.

The essence of a Croatia flotilla sailing experience is in meting new same-minded sailors from all over the world. Sail in the company of other fellow explorers and holiday enthusiasts following the carefully selected charter routes. The maximum number of yachts on our flotillas is 10. 

Available Dates - Kornati Flotilla

 

Kornati Flotilla Yacht Charters 

Book one of these beautiful sailing yachts available for a flotilla week in Kornati and discover the beauties of central Adriatic in a relaxing Mediterranean fashion.

3 cabin Bavaria 41
Elan 45 with 4 cabins
Dufour 460 with 4 cabins

How does it work?

Flotilla yacht charter program is designed specially for day skippers who want additional structure and support on their yacht charter vacation in Croatia.

Before your departure, your will receive all the details and information about flotilla trip in your boarding pass. The office staff in marina Split or Biograd will be waiting for you to start your check in procedure on your bareboat yacht charter.

Skippers will first have a short meeting with our organizing team. We recommend you to stock the boat's lockers before we set sail. Grocery shop is at the marina facility. Don't worry, there will be lots of opportunities to supply your boat along the way.

Boarding time is after 3:00 PM. After settling in skipper will give you all the assistance you need and brief you with the basics, route details, safety procedures and show you around the yacht. 

Navigate your yacht independently on an easy line-of-sight sailing

Now it is time to hoist those sails, start to enjoy, relax and sail your worries away, gliding across the blue waters of Adriatic. Our flotillas usually sail on the line-of-sight-navigation, trying to keep distances small with lots of stops in amazing coves recommended by your leading crew.

On daily basis, your lead skipper will update you with the route details and advise you with the daily dynamics. After everyday briefing with fellow skippers, you’ll be left to explore the high seas yourself. Whether you’re looking for some exciting solo sailing or searching for the perfect beach, you can sail with confidence knowing that any assistance from your lead crew is only a phone or radio call away. You are welcome to join our flotilla friends for evening social events and share your daily adventures or just explore the beautiful sites at your own pace.

First day on every flotilla week we host one welcome dinner party.

Zadar Lead crew Simona and James
Flotilla sailing week Croatia

 

In Croatia flotilla sailing holiday you sail as a part of a group of bareboat yachts, sailing on a shared 1 or 2-week itinerary. Flotilla is usually guided by your leading crew of one head skipper and a hostess coordinating the yachts and provide you with the advice and support that a day skipper from each crew needs. The number of yachts that can join for certain week is between 5 and 10. We advise you to check availability and rent sailboat in Croatia at least 3-6 months before your departure dates.

 

Renting a sailboat for a flotilla yacht charter in Croatia mostly depends on the boat size, age and the sailing season. Bareboat weekly price on 40-foot sailing boat for our flotilla in May is about 2.000€.

 

Chartering a bareboat sailboat in Croatia requires a valid skipper's license, issued by the state authority of the country that you are coming from. For sailing in the Croatian territorial waters, you need a valid nautical international certificate of competence (ICC) and a VHF radio license. If you are not sure your permit is adequate, please check here what boating licences issued from your country are competent for Croatian waters

 

On our flotilla weeks can sail up to 10 sailing yachts. All our bareboat charters in Croatia are contemporary equipped and customized for yacht rental purposes.

 

Croatia is one of the best sailing destinations in the world with dry hot summers, low winds and warm seas ideal for various water activities. Hundreds of densely scattered Croatian islands assure easy island hopping and line-of-sight navigation perfect for beginners but also for experienced sailors, which makes Croatian coast the perfect spot for a relaxing sailing holiday experience.

 

8 Things that you don't want to forget:

 

  •  boarding pass/voucher & nautical ICC certificate of competence
  •   bathing suit or a swimsuit and a hat to protect you from sunbeams
  •   your passport, or personal ID, enough cash (EUROS), health insurance
  •   sailing shoes with rubber sole
  •   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)

Before departure please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies and remember to pack light. 

 

Flotilla yacht charter is designed specially for "day skippers" who want an additional support on their sailing week in Croatia. You can also hire a local skipper if none of your crew owns adequate sailing license, or if you are insecure into your sailing abilities.

Active Sailing team will be more than happy to offer the advice and assistance of our experienced croatian skippers that know the area and flotilla routes. They are knowledgeable, open-minded and fluent in English. Your skipper will sail the boat on the line-of-sight navigation and hold a "mini" sailing course if you wish to gain some maritime skills.

 

The skipper's fee on our flotilla week ranges between 1.120 & 1.280 euros per week depending on the boat size and is payable directly to skipper at the check in.

 

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.

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