Croatia Sailing Trips

Set sail from premium yacht charter destinations and explore the infinite Adriatic coast from a comfort of a sailing yacht or catamaran charter. Book our yachts from most beautiful sailing locations in Croatia and experience the true pulse of the Mediterranean.

Dubrovnik

Enjoy your yacht holiday moments at the southern Adriatic in serenity of lush-green landscapes. Charter sailing yacht with skipper from epic Dubrovnik town and visit idyllic islands Mljet & Lastovo

Private sailing trip Dubrovnik
Split

Discover world-known Croatian islands Hvar, Vis and Brač and charter our cruising sailboats from UNESCO Word heritage sites Trogir and second largest Croatian city Split

Private Sailing Trip Split
Zadar

Spend your yacht charter week in Croatia surrounded with unspoiled natural treasures of central Dalmatia and sail to iconic Kornati national park and Majestic Krka waterfalls

Private Sailing Trip Zadar

7-day skippered Croatia yacht charter experience

You haven't really been to Croatia if you hadn't experienced the coastline from a private sailing yacht. Since this is a seaside country chartering yacht in Croatia with local skipper is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to explore countless islands at your own pace.

Your skipper will get a feeling for the eadventure that you're after and recommend best sailing itinerary considering your wishes and expectations. Our skippers always give their best to make your sailing trip in Croatia a fun experience and navigate your sailing boat around the hidden gems of Adriatic and beyond. Private yachting vacation in Croatia assures you exclusivity and flexibility during your 7-day cruise and and the opportunity to discover islands at your own pace.

Discover Mediterranean As It Once Was

Spend your precious vacation moments between the most beautiful islands and book private yacht charter from top yachting resorts at the Croatian coast. Relax and enjoy cruising across the crisp-blue seas within you best company and visit stunning destinations, secluded coves, lovely beaches, sun-soaked landscapes filled with aromatic scent of pine and surrender yourself to the soothing motion of waves.

Sailing Northern Croatia

Pula Sailing Trip is definitively among best kept secrets of the Adriatic sailing itineraries. This charming region is definitively worth visiting and exploring on your very own sailing yacht. Istria reflects a unique Mediterranean pulse and remarkable diversity between the historic lively towns and unspoiled nature of Kvarner islands.

From monumental Venetian cities on one side and the seclusion of national parks Brioni and Kamenjak on the other. Swim in sky-blue coves of remote Kvarner gulf, walk the marble streets of towns Vrsar Poreč or Rovinj and walk the promenades of picturesque villages Mali Lošinj and Rab.

Best Croatia Sailing Trips
Rent sailboat in Rovinj

8 benefits of a private sailing trip

  • 100% flexible itinerary - tailor your route together with your skipper
  • discover best sailing destinations in Croatia in a complete privacy
  • every day visit another island and swim in another beautiful cove
  • explore the best islands in the area at your own pace
  • experience the highlights of Croatian coast in a relaxing Mediterranean way
  • sailing in Croatia in the most exclusive option of travelling around the country
  • try local culinary delights recommended by your crew
  • receive first-hand tips from your knowledgeable skipper
Sailing Trip Croatia

 

7-day sailing trip on a skippered yacht in Croatia is the most exciting and unique opportunity to explore beautiful Croatian coast at your own pace. Rent sailing boat in Croatia with skipper for a gentle cruise between these secret treasures of Adriatic:

  • Unije Crystal-clear blue waters give way to white-sand beaches of this secluded gem in the middle of Kvarner gulf
  • Kaprije Embeded in natural surroundings, this island embodies the very best of Dalmatia
  • Silba on a sailing trip from Zadar navigate to this Croatian island of love and explore its exotic beaches
  • Dugi Otok longest island of central Dalmatia is a heaven for sailors. Vivacious national parks in the south and isolated northern part are reflecting a true contrast of this gem.
  • Kornati national park - ultimate getaway for everyone searching for tranquillity and intact nature

 

A private yacht trip is suitable for everyone with a bit of adventurous fun-loving spirit desiring a genuine vacation break surrounded by natural environment. By definition sailing holiday in Croatia is the ultimate one-week yacht charter experience with personalized itineraries and indulging relaxing onboard atmosphere.

 

You will receive the very best of a Croatia sailing holiday experience when you charter a private sailing yacht in Zadar and explore less crowded places at the Adriatic.

  • DAY 1 - Zadar town port - Molat island
  • DAY 2 - Island Molat to Silba island
  • DAY 3 - Silba to Dugi otok - Saharun Beach
  • DAY 4 - Dugi Otok - Kornati national park
  • DAY 5 - Kornati - Kaprije Island
  • DAY 6 - Kaprije - Murter
  • DAY 7 - Murter - back to Zadar by evening
  • DAY 8 - Disembarking

 

Renting a private standard-line catamaran charter in Croatia will cost you about 5.500 euros per week in top season and between 3.500€ and 5.000€ in shoulder season. Off season around 2.500€.

What does that price include?

  • 7-day catamaran charter
  • end cleaning and base fee
  • skipper service (1.120€ per week payable at spot)
  • tourist tax
  • dinghy with engine

What are the extras?

  • fuel per consumption (average 200€ weekly)
  • marinas and port fees average 100€ per night, anchoring free of charge
  • food and provisioning on board (for skipper also) - average 30€ per person per day.
  • damage safety deposit 2.000€ for a sailboat with 4 cabins

 

Renting a sailboat in Croatia for a week would cost you around 2.500 euros per week in the off season months. In June and September between 3.000 and 4.500€ through the peak season from 4.500 to 5.500 euros.

The price includes

 

Within the main season private yacht charters in Croatia run in weekly periods starting and ending on Saturday. In the off season season (May & October) short sailing trips are also possible. To explore best places and visit the most beautiful Croatian islands, at least one week charter is recommended.

 

Skipper cost ranges between 1.050 and 1.470 euros per week, depending the yacht type (catamaran or a sailboat) boat size. On a smaller 40-foot sailing yacht the cost for captain is 1.050€ per week plus own cabin. It is also expected to take care for skipper's meals during the week.

 

Croatia sailing vacation experince provides our nautical guests a unique chance to discover the beauties of the Croatian coast from a comfort of a private sailing boat. Sailing catamarans in Croatia are currently the most popular for most of the guests, assuring an indulging 7-day cruising adventure and uncompromising comfort on board.S ailing charters start and end on Saturdays and run in weekly periods. You can opt between skippered yacht vacations or a crewed Croatia yacht rental

 

  1. Send the inquiry form and specify: preferable date, number of people coming, destination and share your holiday expectations.
  2. Let us know if you prefer catamaran or a sailing boat
  3. Our team will recommend a suitable sailing boat and help you with te booking procedure
  4. After the advanced payment of 50% is paid, consider yacht charter fully booked. The balance should be covered 4 weeks before departure
  5. We will send you boarding pass with all the details
  6. Pack your bags and enjoy your private yacht holiday in Croatia

 

Croatia yacht charters in July and August run in weekly periods from Saturday to Saturday. However, a short yacht trip for 3, 4 or 5 days within the off- season months May, June, September and October is also possible.

Simply send us the inquiry, and share you holiday expectations, so that we can tailor a suitable cruising adventure for your group. The itineraries are entirely flexible and can be personalized to meet your needs.

 

In Croatia is also possible to charter a private yacht for less than 7days. Short-term sailing charters are possible in the off season or last minute. The average price for a 3-day sailing yacht rental on Bavaria 46 in June or September lies at 350€ per day. For more information, please send us inquiry.

Obligatory Extras:

  • End cleaning 180€
  • Tourist tax 1.35/person
  • Deposit for yacht 1.600€

 

Croatian coast is definitively among best family sailing destinations in the world. This sun-soaked Mediterranean country fuses the very best for a genuine family yacht vacation experience - ideal sailing conditions, impressive landscape scenery, natural ambience and historic picturesque towns, where you can explore unique local delicacies. 

Small distances between myriad of tiny islands, cam Adriatic seas, well-protected coves and easy island hopping will make your cruise not only safer but also more relaxing and interesting.

 

Expected costs when chartering a yacht:

  • Sailing Yacht 3.500€ per week
  • Skipper 1.120€ per week
  • Fuel 80€ per week
  • Local Taxes 1.35€ per person per day (70€)
  • Port and Marina Fees average 100€ per night, 3 nights (300€), anchoring reduces the mooring expenses
  • FOOD is not calculated and depends on the client's demands. Please note that you also need to take cate of skipper's food.

 

Sailing season in Croatia runs between April and late October. That is when the weather at the Croatian coast is pleasant and sunny with constant moderate winds assuring ideal sailing conditions. Find what month suits you best for your sailing holiday in Croatia below:

  • April - this is the month reserved for experienced sailors and regattas. If you want to learn sailing, than Easter period is your best chance
  • May - spring temperatures on Croatian islands are near perfect for various recreational activities combined with sailing
  • June - fuses the best of a sailing experience in Croatia; warm weather, fair winds, less traffic and lower yacht charter prices
  • July - best time for family sailing vacations. Kids will love to swim in the warm Adriatic. Also a month of music events and festivals
  • August - the hottest, driest and most popular month for sailing with myriad of festivals and events, when tourist season is in full swing
  • September - is the time for a genuine sailing adventure "Croatian style". Sailors meet on islands and share their adventures and stories
  • October - explore popular islands Hvar, Vis, Kornati islands and coastal cities as a local. Autumn is excellent for serene maritime pleasures

 

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 crystalline waters of the Adriatic, abundance of sunshine, moderate winds and original local people is a must-visit for beginners or experienced sailors. Please remember 2 important facts about sailing in Croatia - respect the weather and be cautious of the gusty Bora wind.

 

8 Things that you Don't want to forget for your sailing trip:

  • boarding pass/voucher
  • sun protection items (sun lotion, sunglasses for UV protection, hat)
  • bathing suit (3X)
  • your passport, or personal ID, enough cash, health insurance
  • swimming towels (1X)
  • 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)

Remember and pack light plus bring your soft handbag a duffel bag instead of a plastic suitcase, simply to gain more space in yacht's cabin. Find some some good tips in our blog "Sail Croatia Packing List"

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