Croatia Sailing Trips & Yacht Vacations

Chartering a private sailing yacht in Croatia for your vacation trip is the ultimate holiday experience allowing you can reveal the secrets of this remarkable coast. Explore hundreds of scatters islands from a comfort of a chartered sailboat or a catamaran and embrace the heartbeat of this hidden European gem. Get inspired into premium yachting destinations with carefully selected sailing itineraries and let us advice you which one will best deliver to your holiday preferences.

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Dubrovnik Sailing Trip

Enjoy your well-deserved vacation surrounded with untouched nature and fortified historic towns. Charter sailing yacht with skipper from Dubrovnik and visit islands Korčula, Lastovo and Mljet.

Private sailing trip Dubrovnik
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Split Sailing Itinerary

Discover world-known Croatian islands Hvar, Vis and Brač by renting a skippered catamaran or a sailboat from UNESCO word heritage site Trogir or second largest Croatian city Split.

Private Sailing Trip Split
Sail kornati islands
Sailing Kornati Islands

Spend your yacht charter week in Croatia surrounded with densely scattered islands of central Dalmatia. Sail around  iconic Kornati national park and sail upriver to the majestic Krka waterfalls.

Private Sailing Trip Zadar

7-Day Croatia Yacht Charter With Skipper

You haven't really been to Croatia if you hadn't experienced it from a comfort of a sailing yacht. Actually, there is no better way to travel and explore the "country of 1.000 islands" then to charter a private sailboat with local Croatian skipper and explore the most beautiful hot spots of Adriatic at your own pace. It is amazing how much you can see in a week.

Your skipper will get a feeling for the adventure that you're after and recommend the itinerary to suit your needs and holiday expectations. Our skippers always give their best make your journey a genuine and above all fun yachting experience. Simply relax let yourself into the embrace of lush-green landscapes, picturesque villages and authentic maritime atmosphere. Don't worry about the route itineraries, because a skippered yachting vacation in Croatia assures you exclusivity and full itinerary flexibility during your vacation cruise.

Explore Islands At A Slow Pace

Spend your holiday moments among idyllic Croatian islands and explore best sailing destinations at a laid-back Mediterranean style. A 7-day sailing trip is ideal charter duration for most groups that wish to experience idyllic Croatian islands and beyond. Make every day at sea count and surrender yourself to the soothing motion of gentle waves and slow-paced Dalmatian hearbeat.

Sailing Northern Croatia

Pula Sailing Trip is best kept secret among Croatia yacht charter itineraries. Let us inspire you with a alternative, less crowded sailing locations and experience a genuine diversity of this region. Istrian region reflects a unique contrast between lively town promenades and unspoiled nature of distant islands missed our from standard Croatia charter routes. Historic Venetian cities, colourful island ports and untouched natural bays are excellent reasons for a laid-back cruising vacation. Swim in sky-blue bays of Unije island, walk the buzzing promenades of Mali Lošinj village and discover charming Ilovik isle. Northern Adriatic with genuine and welcoming maritime atmosphere is among most rewarding yacht charter locations in Croatia for a family sailing trip.

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All Inclusive Sailing Holidays In Croatia

Let us inspire you into diverse northern Adriatic and and charter our exclusive crewed sailing boats available in Pula. You can expect a hassle-free cruising adventure with flexible route itinerary, tailored to your needs and expectations. With multitude of inclusions these are yachts we recommend.

private sailing trip 7 days in Croatia

This custom-equipped 3 cabin sailing yacht is the most affordable private yacht charter available for a 7 day private trip. Prices start at 2.500€ including skipper.

Dufour 460

Start you sailing odyssey in historic PULA city and sail the blue waters of Adriatic on a comfortable Dufour 460. Sailing yacht comes with barbecue installed.

Lagoon 40

LAGOON 40 is among most popular family catamarans in Croatia ideal for longer cruises. Comfortable layout guarantees full on board privacy.


8 benefits of a private sailing trip

  • take the advantage of flexible itineraries and adjust route together with skipper
  • discover best sailing destinations in Croatia at your own pace
  • every day visit another island and swim in another beautiful cove
  • explore the islands of your preference
  • visit the hot spots of Adriatic as a local
  • sailing in Croatia in the most fashionable way of travelling around the islands
  • eat local, fresh and tasty delicacies in top restaurants your crew recommends
  • receive first-hand tips before and during your sailing trip
Sailing Trip Croatia


You can rent a new 40-foot sailing yacht in Croatia for about 2.000 euros per week in the off season. Charter prices in high summer vary between 3.000 and 4.000€ per week.

The price includes

  • 1-week sailboat rental
  • final cleaning
  • tourist taxes
  • dingy with outboard engine
  • Wi-Fi connection


All inclusive yacht charter vacation in Croatia will cost you between 5.000 and 6.500 euros per week in high summer season and about 4.500€ in September. The final price varies and mostly depends on your traveling style and the size/age of your vessel.


You will find authentic spots and amazing locations everywhere you decide to sail in Croatia. What sailing destination in Croatia you wish to explore basically depends on your traveling style and holiday expectations. The islands below have a unique charm and maritime atmosphere:

  • Kornati national park is the ultimate getaway from busy coastal towns into a quiet natural ambiance
  • Kaprije original laid-back Dalmatian pulse and superb seafood delicacies are 2 best reasons for visiting
  • Vis charter sailboat in Split and discover this legendary island in the middle of Adriatic at a slow pace
  • Hvar world-known Croatian jewel is simply a must
  • Unije seclusion at its best. Azure blue seas and white sandy beaches of this hidden gem resemble to paradise
  • Silba start your sailing trip in Zadar and navigate to Croatian island of love and explore its exotic beaches
  • Dugi Otok rent sailboat in Zadar and explore the mpressive sky-high cliffs on south and sandy beaches on the north of this island


With warm summer temperatures, low winds and densely scattered islands providing safe sailing conditions, Croatian coast is considered best European yacht charter destination for a beginner or experienced sailor.


Why not? Croatia has it all: Crystal-clear seas, warm and dry climate, untouched nature, well-protected island ports and vibrant towns, amazing cultural heritage, superb food delicacies and numerous islands preventing waves from getting to choppy. That is why Croatia sailing holiday is the ultimate yacht charter experience on Mediterranean sea.


Sailing vacation is the ultimate yacht charter experience in Croatia allowing you to discover beautiful Adriatic islands from a comfort of a private sailing boat or a cruising catamaran.


Yacht vacation in Croatia is suitable for everyone with some adventurous spirit the are keen to spend a unique holiday in this charming European country. A private sailing charter in Croatia is ultimate yachting experience with personalised itineraries, flexible itinerary and indulging onboard atmosphere. Hundreds of densely scattered islands with wonderful sailing locations and idyllic landscapes provide safe cruising grounds ideal for beginners, family sailing charters or experienced sailors searching for tranquil maritime environment.


The summer months June, July and August are ideal months for a laid-back cruising holiday at the Croatian coast. The weather is pleasant with longer dry periods, the sea is warm enough for swimming, winds are low and everything is in full swing. If you like more challenging whether conditions and avoid crowds sail Croatia in September or May.


Zadar yacht charter itinerary is the most rewarding sailing route for couples or a family sailing trip

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


Renting a private yacht charter in Croatia is the most genuine way to visit Croatian islands and a unique opportunity to explore Croatian coast at your own pace. Whether you rent a crewed, skippered or a bareboat sailboat, you can expect a relaxing, hassle-free cruising adventure between idyllic Adriatic islands.


Total price for sailing holiday on a standard catamaran in Croatia lies between 7.500 and 8.500€ per week in high charter season and about 5.000€ in the off season. Sailing boat vacation is about 50% cheaper. Including yacht, skipper, fuel & local tax and excludes food & drinks, port and marina fees and all land tours.


  1. Send us inquiry and share your holiday expectations.
  2. Let us know if you prefer a catamaran or a sailing boat
  3. Our team will recommend a suitable itinerary and sailing yacht
  4. Booking is secured after advanced payment for the yacht is paid.
  5. You will receive a boarding pass with all the details at least 10 days before your charter dates
  6. Pack your bags and enjoy your sailing vacations in Croatia


Within the main season private yacht charters in Croatia run in 5-7 day periods starting and ending on Saturday. In the off season short sailing trips are also possible, but not recommended. If you wish to discover the most beautiful Croatian islands at a relaxing Mediterranean style, one week boat charter is ideal.


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 with low winds and short sailing distances between the islands
  • Unique landscape scenery
  • Natural and relaxing maritime ambiance
  • Historic towns to visit & explore
  • Superb local food delicacies 
  • Warm seas prefect for water activities 
  • Well-protected coves
  • Easy and safe island hopping


Skipper's fee ranges between 150 and 200€ per day and mostly depends on the yacht's size and type (catamaran or a sailboat). For a 40-foot sailing yacht the weekly fee is 1.120€ plus own cabin. It is also expected to take care for skipper's meals during the week.


Croatia yacht charters in July and August run in weekly periods from Saturday to Saturday. Short yacht trip from 3 - 5 days within the off- season months May, June, September and October is also possible. Send us the inquiry, and share you holiday expectations, so that we can tailor a suitable itinerary 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 7 days. Short-term sailing charters are possible in the off season if you book a last minute yacht charter. 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€


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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