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What makes Croatia one of the biggest nautical playgrounds?

Exploring Croatia by sea is a prime opportunity for one to unveil its hidden secrets.

It’s a country that has it all. With a large number of available sailing options, the incredible scenery, the preserved bays, the numerous islands and it’s calm and clear Mediterranean waters, Croatia is Europe’s finest sailing playground being only a few hours from London. The country is affordable, relatively safe and has a wide number of sailing routes to choose from that are amenable to all. Moreover, the wide appeal of the country’s 1244 islands and reefs, together with the many mainland ports and anchorages, tends to have tourists completely enchanted and wanting to come back for more. We’ve listed just a few of the main places that make it ever so worth visiting.

Currency: Croatian kuna, Euro

COVID19 travel update: Passengers coming directly from the countries and of the European Union, i.e. countries of the Schengen Area and Schengen associated countries, and who are currently in the so-called green list, can enter into the Republic of Croatia under the same conditions as before the onset of the COVID-19 disease.

All other passengers who come to the Republic of Croatia must present one of the following documents:

– negative PCR test or rapid antigen test not older than 48 hours

– vaccination certificate

– a proof of recovery from Covid-19


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Most popular destinations for sailing in Croatia


Dubrovnik is Croatia’s most popular tourist destination as it is essentially a medieval town, whose historic core seems to have been suspended in time.


Split is Croatia’s second-largest city and is a cheerful town that is right in the middle of both tradition and modernity.


Zadar is a fascinating town that’s filled with Roman ruins, medieval churches, and museums based in a small peninsula. 


Sleepy to the point of inertia in winter, Primošten in the summer comes alive.


The rich itinerary of its three-thousand-year-old history, where every step you take through the old town is a landmark, begins and ends with the Roman amphitheater.


Hvar is the most luxurious island, the sunniest place in Croatia and along with Dubrovnik, the most popular tourist destination.


Pick a route for your perfect sailing holiday

Routes in Croatia

Zadar route

This sailing trip is starting from Zadar and is for those who want to rest, swim and enjoy the sun i.e. there is not that much sightseeing.

Split route

This is a 7-day sailing trip starting from Split and is meant for people who love exploring and have an adventurous spirit.

Trogir route

This is a 7-day sailing trip starting from Trogir and is meant for people who love delicious food and sailing.

From Split to Dubrovnik

This is a one-way route starting from Split and is for those who want to relax and enjoy the sun.

Didn‘t find what you were looking for?

No problem! Reach out and let‘s create your custom route together.



Picking a boat type

Picking out the type of boat to go with will generally come down to your budget, the group size, and preferred method of sailing. Moreover, different sailboats available can be chartered independently or with a fully-staffed crew.

2-12 people
The most popular boat for active travelers and couples. They offer the classic sailing experience and tend to vary in size from 30-64 feet.
Starting from 1000 EUR pw
2-12 people
This offers a more smooth sailing experience compared to the normal sailboat and are the perfect choice for bigger groups or families. The sizes often range from 38-70 feet, with the average being around 42 ft.
Starting from 3500 EUR pw
8-20 people
These boats are usually perfect for larger groups. Most of these have six cabins and come with three / four crewmembers. The ship sizes tend to range between 60-100 ft
Starting from 4000 EUR pw
Motor yacht
2 – 12 people
Motor yachts have from 1 one to up to five cabins depending on their size and tend to range from 30-100 ft.
Starting from 3000 EUR pw

Croatia yacht charter options

Bareboat Charter

Boat rental without any crew member. With a valid sailing license, you sail the boat by yourself.

Skippered Yacht Charter

Yacht charter holidays with a professional skipper and other crew members on request.

Family Sailing Holidays

All-Inclusive or Self-Catering sailing trips specially tailored for families with children.

All-Inclusive Yacht Charter – Food & Wine route

Crewed, 7 days sailing trip made for food and wine lovers.

Have a question for us?

Sailing boat, catamaran, yacht – you ask yourself what kind of boat to choose? Which places to visit? We have answers to those questions and many more. So don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team today!


Sailing season and climate

Croatia enjoys a Mediterranean climate of hot, dry summers and cool,  rainy winters. Summer temperatures range on average from 26 to 30°C in the coastal region. High Season months are considered to be July and August and charter costs are highest in this period. Mid Season months are May, June, September and October when charter prices are lower and the weather is still very nice and warm but a bit windier.

Sailing certificate
Qualified skipper
Radio course

Requirements for bareboat charter

All charter companies in the country require you to hold at least one of these sailing certificates: The Certificate of Competency for a Skipper B or C category (for operating vessels up to 30 tones gross weight for personal needs, including a charter, within the territorial waters of the Republic of Croatia for Category B, that is for business purposes regardless of the maritime zone for Category C) or the Certificate of Competency for a Yacht-Master.  It is a Croatia requirement that you must also have successfully finished a GMDSS-VHF radio course. This is something that can be completed in a single day at certified centres. Otherwise we can provide you with a local professional skipper and other crew members like hostess and chef to take care of you and make your sailing holidays to remember.