ABOUT YACHT CHARTER IN CROATIA
Croatia is one of the world’s yachting and sailing favorite destination.Nautical tourism in Croatia rapidly developed since the 90's and today all types of charter holidays are at disposal to more or less experienced sailors and sailing fans: bareboat, skippered or crewed charter and all types of sailing boats, motor boats, power boats, catamarans, mega yachts, gulets. Croatia offers about 80 charter companies, dispose with more than 2500 boats for crewed and bareboat charter of which about 1350 modernly equipped sailing boats, mostly Bavaria, Elan, Jeanneau and Beneteau models and around 250 motor yachts....
The main reason why the nautical tourism develops rapidly in Croatia lies in the fact that Croatia has many advantages to offer as a sailing destination: beautiful nature, a long chain of islands along the indented coatsline, plenty of hidden anchorages and mild climate are just some of the factors that make Croatia nautical paradise. With a staggering 5835 kilometers of coastline and 1,185 islands, islets and rocks Croatia offers a wide selection of fascinating places that still need to be discovered. Adriatic Sea one of the world's most beautiful archipelago, where the ancient Mediterranean civilizations, cultures and history have left traces that still can be found in its original form.
The most famous regions for Croatia yacht charter are Split area, Dubrovnik area, the heralded Kornati archipelago(Zadar and Sibenik area), and large Kvarner Bay which is breath-taking for most first time sailors who get to explore the thousands of islands and islets scattered along the coast of central Croatia, in the bluest waters of the Adriatic.
To support this large inflow of yacht charter tourists, Croatia has created a prestigious maritime association, the Adriatic Croatia International club which has marinas all over the Croatian coast that ensure some of the highest standard of quality services and also strong ties with the european and worlds sailing associations. Besides the marinas from the ACI Group, we have also several marinas that do not belong to this group and have very high standards of quality (Marina Dalmatia-Zadar, Frapa marina, marina Kastela ...)
Most of the marinas in Croatia are new and official data show they can hold up to 16000 boats on water and 5500 more on land (dry berths). With those kinds of data, you’re sure to find a mooring place for your Croatia sailing trip, even during the high tourist season.
Another advantage when sailing in Croatia is the fact that the local infrastructure is in such a way created that you’re never too far away from a marina, which means you won’t have to sail significant distances in order to reach your next stop, which is always useful, especially when you’re trying to sail leisurly and absorb as much of the local landscape as possible without time restraints.
For all those keen on privacy or those who prefer untouched nature Croatia offers Mediterranean wild beauty, generous and fragrant vegetation. Its coast alternates cliffs and caves, rocky inlets, fine pebble beaches and majestic baysIt is impossible to visit all the attractive area of the Croatian sea in a few days, because of that you will have to return repeatedly to the Adriatic coast.
Traveling to Croatia is fast and easy, within 2 hours by plane you can reach it from almost any corner of the Europe.