Sailing in Croatia

A feast for the senses and the buzz of Europe.

Language: Croatian

Time Zone: GMT+2

Currency: Kuna

Population: 4,500,000

Culinary Favourite: Lamb Peka

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Croatia at a glance

Idyllic short passages connect Croatia’s 1185 islands scattered along the Dalmatian coast. Dotted with terracotta roofed villages and ornate Venetian towns many protected by UNESCO heritage status. Architectural and natural wonders make sailing in Croatia a feast for the senses and the buzz of Europe.

Adriatic Sea

In the central Adriatic Sea, the Dalmatian islands offer pristine anchorages and great sailing passages. Must see ports of call when sailing in Croatia are: Split, Trogir, Hvar, Brac, Viz, Korcula, Mjlet, Lastovo and Dubrovnik.

Sailing yourself: A good choice for sailors who have less experience offering line of sight navigation, consistent light winds in the summer and short passages.

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When to enjoy sailing in Croatia

May through October are the warmer, drier months. June, July and September are the best months to sail avoiding excessive heat and the high season crowds. The climate is hot in the summers and mild to cold in the winters between December and April.

Croatia is a great charter destination for all levels of sailor. A sailing and VHF license/certificate is required for yacht charter/bareboat and flotilla charters. For luxury charter, skippered charter or cabin charter, you do not require any experience or certification.

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Discover Croatia

Depending on your sailing in Croatia itinerary, visit some of these stunning locations.

Split
Split
Primosten
Primosten
Krka Falls
Krka Falls
Solta
Solta
Kornati Islands
Kornati Islands
Vis
Vis
Blue Cave
Blue Cave
Hvar
Hvar
Lastovo
Lastovo
Mljet
Mljet
Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik
Sipan
Sipan
Korcula
Korcula
Bol Beach
Bol Beach
Trogir
Trogir