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Croatia is located in southeast central Europe and has a beautiful coastline along the eastern part of the Adriatic Sea. 12 Knots offers motor and sailing yacht charters in Croatia. Crewed and boat rentals are available in 24 different bases from the northern to southern part of the country. On our website, you may find a boat for a sailing in Croatia that will best fit your wishes.

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Sailing Croatia

Sailing Croatia

Without a doubt, Croatia can be described as one of the best  kept secrets of the European sailing destinations. Sheltered by the  chain of the Dinaric Alps, its endless coastline is covered with  pristine beaches and charming medieval towns. A Croatia yacht charter is  a wonderful choice whether you are looking for a relaxed sailing  vacation with your family, or an exiting sailing adventure with your  friends. This region has many secluded islands and islets, along with a  wide variety of comfortable marinas. You can choose a boat charter in  Croatia with easy hops or longer, more challenging passages.

A Croatian sailing vacation offers a wonderful chance to explore  ancient ruins and historic cities, to stay for a night in a secluded  anchorage, or to visit traditional fishing villages - all of this in one  of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe.

Yachting is one of the most popular forms of recreation in Croatia,  thus numerous catamarans and sailboats can be seen all over the  coastline. Croatia yacht charters are well developed. Here you will find  one of the biggest European chains of modern marinas with berths for  yachts and catamarans from 30 to over 100 feet long. Anchorages,  moorings, and marinas have all the necessary amenities and are located  within a few miles of one another. In addition, while sailing in Croatia  you will find many free moorings near family restaurants where you can  sample local wines and fresh seafood right on board your own yacht.

The Adriatic coastline can be divided into three counties: Istria,  Central Dalmatia and South Dalmatia. Yacht charters in Croatia are  available all along the coast. Below are some useful tips for selecting a  boat rental in Croatia that will help you find the perfect time and  place for your dream sailing trip.

North Croatia Sailing – Istria County

North Croatia Sailing – Istria County

July to the middle of September is the best time for a yacht  charter in the northern part of Croatia. During this season the water is  warm and most days are sunny, while the prevailing wind is mild  mistral. In early spring and late autumn this area may be prone to bora,  strong local northeastern winds.

One of the most convenient places to start a North Croatia yacht  charter is in Pula, the city closest to the international airport.

During your sailing vacation in the northern region of Istria, we  recommend a visit to the former Tito`s state summer residence, his  favorite safari park in the Brijuni Islands, to walk under the ancient  pines of Mali Losinj and to sail under the picturesque Cres Island  bridge. The stunning view of the ancient Rovigno City and its main  landmark, St. Euphemia Basilica, can be seen only from the water. If you  are looking for a more challenging sailing passage in Croatia, you may  like to head from Pula directly to Venice. Within a several hour journey  you will find yourself along the Italian coast.

Southern Croatia boat rentals – Dubrovnik County

Since ancient times Croatia has had great strategic importance,  thus over the centuries various civilizations and cultures have left  part of their legacy and influence, creating a rich and diverse culture.

Sailing along the southern Adriatic Coast of Croatia is recommended  for sailors with moderate to good sailing experience. In this part of  the country, good weather and fair winds last longer into the season, so  you can explore the sights and enjoy the beauty of the Adriatic coast  until late autumn. The climate is typically Mediterranean, with hot, dry  summers and cool, wet winters.

Dubrovnik sailing vacations

A yacht charter in Dubrovnik, the southernmost region of  Croatia, offers a great variety of comfortable marinas and secluded  moorings. The medieval city of Dubrovnik is called the "Pearl of the  Adriatic" and because of its long history of maritime trade, has played  an important role since ancient times. Today its blend of historic  architecture and modern cafes and nightlife make it a fascinating  destination.

The rugged coast south of Croatia is a great choice for sailors who  value stunning scenery and historical sites more than the distance  passed. What could be better than having breakfast on board your yacht  near an ancient fortress of an old town

During a yacht charter in Croatia, you won't want to miss a visit to  Mljet National Park and the golden island of Sipan. There you will find  stunning vistas of the Dalmatian Islands and enjoy a landscape covered  with orange and tangerine trees, palms, agaves, Renaissance parks,  flower gardens and medieval stone buildings.

Sailing in Split area

The Split area is one of the most popular Croatia yacht charter  destinations. Located only 10 minutes from the airport, it attracts  sailors from all over the Europe. A Split yacht charter is an easy  starting point for a sailing vacation in Croatia, with open access to  the most stunning destinations and secluded islands.

Within a 7-day Croatia yacht charter you will be able to visit Hvar,  an island popular for its exclusive cafes and bars on the Adriatic,  learn how to extract marble on the island of Bra, visit famous Korula  island, the birthplace of Marco Polo, and soak up history and culture  with Renaissance cathedrals and ancient monuments while walking the  ancient streets of Trogir.

When sailing in the Split area do not miss a chance to visit the  waterfalls located in Krk National Park, a gorgeous destination any time  of year.

Overall, a Croatia yacht charter offers an ideal mix of history,  exquisite Mediterranean cuisine and unforgettable sailing opportunities.  With excellent infrastructure, short passages and calm waters, Croatia  yacht charters rival any other sailing destinations in the world.

It is also a perfect country for those who are looking for an unforgettable sailing adventure in Europe.

Frequently Asked Questions about yachting in Croatia

How much does it cost to rent a yacht in Croatia ?

The price of yacht charter in Croatia depends on number of factors (age & size of the boat, time of the year). On our web site you may find boats from $162 per week and all the way up to $165,151 per week. The median price for a one week charter in Croatia is around $82,657

How many boats are available for rent in Croatia ?

We offer professional fleet of 6026 yachts available for bareboat or crewed charter in Croatia.

What are the main yacht charter bases in Croatia ?

Most of the boats for charter in Croatia are available at the following bases: Baska Voda - 9 boats , Bilice - 1 boats , Biograd - 503 boats , Crikvenica - 2 boats , Drage - 60 boats , Dubrovnik - 410 boats , Dugi Otok - 1 boats , Fazana - 8 boats , Jesenice - 3 boats , Kastela - 408 boats , Kraljevica - 2 boats , Krk - 271 boats , Makarska - 1 boats , Mali Losinj - 46 boats , Marina - 70 boats , Medulin - 12 boats , Mimice - 1 boats , Murter - 284 boats , Novi Vinodolski - 45 boats , Novigrad - 3 boats , Omis - 4 boats , Opatija - 8 boats , Pag - 1 boats , Petrcane - 6 boats , Pirovac - 215 boats , Podstrana - 33 boats , Polce - 5 boats , Pomer - 90 boats , Primosten - 267 boats , Pula - 383 boats , Rabac - 3 boats , Rijeka - 6 boats , Rogac - 28 boats , Rogoznica - 275 boats , Rovinj - 5 boats , Sibenik - 426 boats , Simuni - 1 boats , Skradin - 103 boats , Slano - 10 boats , Solaris Resort - 1 boats , Split - 496 boats , Srebreno - 1 boats , Stobrec - 2 boats , Strobec - 2 boats , Sukosan - 546 boats , Trget - 1 boats , Tribunj - 40 boats , Trogir - 870 boats , Tucepi - 1 boats , Ugljan - 2 boats , Vinisce - 1 boats , Vinkuran - 1 boats , Vodice - 51 boats , Vrsar - 19 boats , Zadar - 260 boats , Zaton - 8 boats

What boats are available for charter in Croatia ?

The following yacht types are available for bareboat charter in Croatia : 3804 - Sailboats 850 - Power boats 1277 - Catamarans 82 - Gulets 8 - Trimarans
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