Admire the Natural Beauty of the Adriatic Sea up close or hike through national and nature parks, swim in crystal clear waters, and bask in unspoiled beauty.
You can view nature in all its glory while sailing the coast of Croatia, with around 1800 km of coastline just begging to be explored. From the 1185 mostly uninhabited islands that are full of unspoiled natural beauty, an array of different national and nature parks, and exceptional water quality, Croatia has it all.
A catamaran charter in Croatia is ideal because of its advanced maritime infrastructure and the thousands of islands within sailing distance. The short distances between islands make this area especially good for families and people who are new to the sailing lifestyle.
Considered by many to be the ‘Caribbean of the Mediterranean’, you will find optimal sailing conditions during a catamaran charter in Croatia. Sail along the coastlines and marvel at the breathtaking landscapes and crystalline waters. Several marinas are ideally placed to drop your anchor for the night and the conditions are easy enough to navigate for people of all levels.
The Croatian coast has one of the largest boating areas in Europe, running through four different regions, all of which are easily accessible in a catamaran. From Istria in the north to Dubrovnik in the south, you have a variety of different locations at your disposal, each of which has its unique charm.
Within the Istrian peninsula, you can visit cities, such as Pula and Rovinj, as well as the Kvarner Bay and islands, such as Krk, Rab, Cres, and Losin. Each one has a range of unique attractions that attract the attention of visitors from all over the world.
In the southeast, you will find a 175 km coastal strip with countless islands just begging to be explored. These are the Kornati islands. The channel between the Kornati islands and the mainland offers up calm conditions that are ideal for sailing, especially for beginners. In addition to visiting these islands, you should make sure you visit the breathtaking Krka waterfalls, which will make any yacht charter in Croatia complete.
Towards the center of the Dalmatian coast, Split and Trogir are the highlights, with many other marinas in the surrounding area. They make a perfect starting point if you want to visit islands, such as Brač, Hvar, Korčula, Vis, and Lastovo.
If none of these appeals to you, you can also take a cruise from the city of Dubrovnik towards either the Elaphites or the impressive nature reserves in the north of Mljet. You could even take a trip to Montenegro if you feel like a slightly longer trip. Of course, when sailing in this area, you should also absolutely take the time to visit Dubrovnik itself. The historic old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a great way to get a glimpse into Croatia’s rich history.
If you want an experience of true luxury, you should consider renting a catamaran with a crew in Croatia. Crewed charters are like 5-star hotels, and can accommodate groups of all sizes from 2 to 24 people. Having an experienced captain on your boat rental can make a huge difference in your sailing holidays. A skipper may be already included in your rental price. The boat owner may hire a skipper upon your request, and they can take you to the best parts of Dubrovnik Dubrovnik.
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The Adriatic coast is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful and varied coastlines in Europe and is therefore the perfect destination for a catamaran rental in Croatia. There are many different options for your trip, whether you’re planning an island-hopping adventure, long trips that also venture into neighboring countries, or even shorter day trips. There are shallow water areas that may need catamarans with a shallow draft. Consider a skippered rental if you would like to visit these areas or go sandbar hopping.
Aside from the gorgeous coastline, Croatia’s popularity as a sailing destination also stems from the fantastic sailing conditions that are appropriate for beginners. Some spots still offer a challenge for more advanced sailors. The mild Mediterranean climate of the Adriatic coast attracts visitors with a guarantee of 315 days of sunshine per year.
Weather in the south is especially appealing, with consistent summer weather and bathing temperatures that last from April until October.
The best time to rent a catamaran in Croatia is any time from May until September when the weather is generally warm and dry. However, the weather is very changeable in the Adriatic, so sailors must always pay attention to the weather forecast. The predominant winds on the Croatian coast are Bora, Maestral, and Sirocco.
Which are the prevalent winds on the Adriatic coast?
The Bora is a dry, cold wind that blows mainly from the north or northeast. It can blow heavily at any time of the year, but there is more probability of heavy gusts from April until October. The wind speed can vary from a light breeze to gale-force winds.
The Maestral is a thermal sea wind that blows predominantly from the northwest. The average strength of this wind ranges from 3-5 on the Beaufort scale.
This is a warm, humid wind that generally blows from a southeasterly direction and is present throughout the entirety of the Adriatic coast. It is often accompanied by high swells, and heavily overcast skies and can also bring persistent rain. However, it is generally considered less dangerous than the bora as it is more predictable, never starting suddenly.
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