Sailing Charter in
Your guide to sailing on Croatian
Sailing holiday in Croatia across the country's eye-catching coastline is a wonderful
experience. The country's tourism industry has been flagged up because of Croatia's cruising and yachting
industries. With more than 1,180 islands and 3,000-mile long coastline, one can feel the grandeur of the magic the
country can bring. In 2011 alone, there were over 10 million tourists in Croatia with most of them wanting to take
a quick look at the Adriatic and Mediterranean Seas.
Sailing in Dubrovnik
If you want to sail in Croatia's southern regions, start your
journey in the port of Dubrovnik. It is one of Croatia's most visited tourist
attractions, especially by yacht enthusiasts, because of its close proximity to Adriatic Sea. The
city of Dubrovnik, which has a population of about 45,000, is also a cultural center because of its medieval urban
walls, historic Rector Palace, and remarkable old-fashioned convents.
|Sailing on the Adriatic sea around Croatian islands and its coastline
is a great way to enjoy your sailing holiday in the
I highly recommend that you take a couple of
days of your charter and stay in a local hotel in the city. As a general guide you should regard Split to Dubrovnik
as a minimum of a one week trip and give it two weeks if you need to start and finish in the same
Aside from Dubrovnik, yacht
charter Croatia include the ports of Zadar, Baška Voda, Vodice,
Split, Pula, Biograd, Kaštela, Poreč, Rovinj, and Marina.
Istria County Sailing
Poreč is located in Croatia's western coast along the cape of
Istrian. It is a city administered in the Istria County. Poreč is an ideal harbor if you want to sail to Saint Nicholas Island.
The city's climate is mild and gentle. Unlike other regions of Croatia, its summer heat is not harsh. The hottest
month is August while the coldest month is January. The temperature of Poreč's sea is 28° C, which is not too hot
and not to cold. This condition is perfect for diving, snorkeling, and / or just hanging around in your yacht. The
city's main historical tourist attractions are the Euphrasian Basilica, Dieta Istriana Hall, Marafor, and the
ancient streets of Cardo Maximus and Decumanus.
Aside from its stunning coastline, Istria also has a
beautiful green interior. The place was also judged as having the country's best tourist infrastructure because of
its accessibility. Many hotels, restaurants, cultural centers, and tourist attractions are in Istria. Some of the
most visited cities and towns in Istria include Pula, Rovinj, and Poreč.
Sailing on Croatian Coast
Sailing in Croatia is available everyday. Typically, you can
sail the country's shores 365 days a year. But, the best time to cruise the Croatian coast is from the
months of April (spring season) to October (autumn season). During this period, the weather is so nice and the sea
relatively calm. However, the spring season sometimes has rain showers. Nevertheless, with the country's
approximately 3,000-mile long coastline and 1,180 islands, you can never have enough of Croatia's