Croatia yacht charters
Croatia is a paradise for sailing holidays or catamaran, gulet or motor yacht charters. Every year sailors from all over the world come here to sail for passion, to make sailing school or to compete by testing their skills. It is not hard to see why : On a coastline of 5.835 km, surrounded on clear blue sea, brilliant and fragrant, there are more or less 1244 islands, islets and rocks arranged in a simple ideal distance of 10 nautical miles from each other.
the sailing lovers paradise
The coast of Croatia stretches from Istria to Dubrovnick and is divided into four main regions: Istria and Kvarner, and Dalmatia divided into North, South, Center. Along the Croatian coast, you can find more than 50 marinas with 13,200 berths and 4,500 dry berths. The large number of ports, all perfectly maintained and the number of bays is just one of the reasons why people every year choose sailing holidays in Croatia.
Sailing in Croatia you fill find about fifteen hundred bays and harbors, in islands and in the mainland, where you can find a safe berth, or a good place to drop anchor or spend the night; the Croatian Adriatic Sea is the ideal place for sailing in full sail, to practice sailing, to take a vacation on a sailing boat with the family, or for a sailing cruise in luxury gulet or luxury power yacht. Sailing in Croatia has a long tradition; the Adriatic Sea was one of the most important commercial maritime routes for trade and connections.
The Adriatic Sea is also one of the calmer seas, without large waves or strong currents, which boasts a unique water transparency, which, in some places, allows you to see up to 50 meters deep, with an average water temperature of the sea, ranging from 21 ° C to 16 ° C. Another reason not to be underestimated, is the efficiency and the perfect organization of the ports: there are many ports, almost all repaired and sheltered, some larger, others in small coves of the islands scattered along a sea of incredible beauty.
Here you will find technical assistance for the maintenance of the boats, refueling, weather reports, hot-water showers, dining options and all possible services. Some small harbors of the coast are lovely: just to name a few Cavtat, tourist and cultural center of Konaval, or Gruž, one of the most loved district of Dubrovnik, or Dubrovnik itself, listed in the Unesco World Heritage Site, or the lovely, little town of Vela Luka on the island of Korcula, and Hvar, famous for nightlife and considered one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world.
Lots of perfect harbours
Other ports you should not miss during your sailing holiday in Croatia are the small Vis. This island has been inaccessible for 40 years, since it was military territory, so now has untouched nature and a territory made of bays and wild and spectacular coves, and amazing waters, rich of fish and most of all lobster, a true paradise for snorkeling lovers. Sailing towards North coast another hot spot is Lošinj, with an area full of of pine forests and waters rich of dolphins.
The infinite biological diversity
Another reason why sailing holidays lovers choose Croatia as a favorite destination is the magnificent diversity of the area. The Croatia is among the five European countries with the greatest biological and territorial diversity. The territory ranges from the rugged coastline and the myriad of islets, typical of the South Seas, to the typical Mediterranean cities ( in Croatia you will note the presence of Venice in the architecture) to green pastures with dry stone walls, typical of northern europe.
Discover the coast with a sailing charter
In short, your sailing charter in Croatia will be an endless discovery. But the main attraction of Croatia is certainly its coast: Croatia has 1,778 km of coast in the mainland, added to the 1,185 coast of the islands, islets, and reefs, For a total of 5,835 kilometers of coast, that alternate beaches, bays, hidden inlets, cliffs and rocky shores, surrounded by a transparent waters and scented sea.
For an alternative kind of holiday with the family, to do some team building or a relaxing holiday, for a gulet cruise or luxury power yacht charter, Croatia is a perfect destination for you sailing holidays.