Sailing in Croatia is one of a kind holiday. Numerous of our guests said that they consider that sailing in Croatia is the number one holiday in their life. A country with over a thousand islands makes Croatia to be considered as a true Sailing Paradise.
It’s almost impossible to say how much for a sail Croatia holiday you actually need. But if this is your first time organizing a sailing holiday in Croatia, you might find next information quite useful.
For a sailing holiday in Croatia you need to calculate with next:
To start from basics you certainly need a yacht/boat (sailboat, catamaran or motor yacht). The price of your yacht depends on the size of the yacht, age of the yacht and the starting date of your sailing holiday in Croatia.
Size and model of your yacht
There are several sizes and models of yacht available for sailing holiday in Croatia. From 3 to 6 cabin sailboats, 4-6 cabin catamarans to various motor yachts. The bigger the yacht the more expensive it will be.
Three general categories of yacht age for sailing in Croatia:
Newer boats cost more to rent out. Older the yacht is the price of the yacht for your sailing holiday in Croatia will go down.
In Croatia sailing season starts from April and lasts till October. Depending on your preferred sailing holiday , in thin Croatia is period you can find something for everybody. Starting in pre season or post season guarantees lower prices of the yacht than the price for the same yacht in high season.
Pre season for sailing in Croatia is considered to be April and May. (Long days, cold sea, steady winds).
High season for sailing in Croatia is considered to be late June, July & August. (Warm air, warm sea, low winds).
Post season for sailing in Croatia is considered to be September and October. (Short days, warm sea, steady winds).
Sailboats in pre season or post season can be found from 1.000,00 - 1.500,00 EUR per week. Catamarans in pre season or post season are in the range of 2.300,00 - 3.000,00 EUR per week.
If you are new to sailing and in need of a skipper, we are happy to organize one of our best, knowledgeable local skipper who is happy to assist you in creating the perfect itinerary and showing you the best Croatia has to offer. All of our skippers are English speaking. Skipper fee: 1.050,00 - 1.400,00 € per week. Skipper fee depends on the size of the yacht for your sailing holiday in Croatia.
Food is something that can bring up the price of your sailing holiday in Croatia. If you decide to eat in the restaurants all meals of the day there is no doubt that your sailing holiday will be much more expensive comparing to one that you prepare some meals on board. Usually people have breakfast and lunch on board and dine in one of traditional local restaurants. A proper meal in the restaurant (3 courses) will be from 40,00 - 60,00 EUR per person.
Mooring buoys (estimated 30-60 Euro per night, 1.6 x for catamaran) offer seclusion and privacy. Marinas (80-150 euro per night, 1.6 x for catamaran) have cafes, restaurants, showers & toilet facilities along with shore power and fresh-water refills for the yacht. In our experience a mixture of the all options gives the best balance through the week for most groups. Some local restaurants give you a free mooring if you dine there. Our skippers will help you in organizing a perfect itinerary for your sailing holiday in Croatia, and will recommend which restaurants to go to.
Fuel consumption is also one expense that you have to calculate with. Depending on the size of the boat and engine power you will need from 175,00 EUR for smaller boats to 600,00 EUR for big catamarans for one week of sailing Croatia. Motor yachts consumption is much more per week and is very individual from yacht to yacht depending mostly on engine power.
Local tax is not something that affects price very much. But you have to calculate with the expense of approx. 10 EUR per person/per week.
The total price of sailing holiday in Croatia can start from 2.000,00 - 2.500,00 EUR for a small sailing boat in pre season or post season to 3.000,00 - 4.000,00 in high season. Total price for sailing holiday on catamarans in Croatia can start from 3.500,00 - 4.500,00 EUR per week in pre/post season to 6.000,00 - 9.000,00 EUR in high season. In this case total price includes yacht, skipper, fuel & local tax and excludes food & drinks, port and marina fees and all land tours.
To get an accurate offer get in touch and let us help you organize your perfect Sailing Holiday in Croatia!
Sailing Croatia - One of a kind holiday!