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Port fees Croatia

Overview When planning your sailing budget you should consider port fees. In most ports, marinas, and bays with buoys managed by concessionaires, mooring fees are set according to the length of the vessel. Most of the ports charge additional 20 to 100 % higher fee for catamarans due to width. Fees vary from place to place, as the local authorities enjoy autonomy in this respect. On the whole, the fees are set according to the range of services provided by the marina or harbor and can be anywhere from HRK 20 to 50 per meter in marinas, harbors and waterfronts, while...

Weather and winds

 The most frequently occurring winds in the Adriatic are well known to mariners. They include the Bura (cyclonic and anti—cyclonic), the Jugo south wind (cyclonic and anti—cyclonic), the Lebic, the maestml, the Levan, Pulentada, Tramontana and Burin. These winds all have characteristics which you will find in better pilot guides. Today no responsible mariner would set sail without listening to the weather forecast. The Hydrological and Meteorological Service broadcasts shipping forecasts via coastguard stations, with 24—hour information about the weather, the situation in the Adriatic and the strait of Otrant by region (northern, central and southern Adriatic). The forecast is broadcast three...

Scuba diving in Croatia

Combining sailing vacation on a catamaran and scuba diving can be a win-win combination for all diving lovers. Croatia offers an unreal amount of scuba diving places - 1000 islands, calm and crystal clear sea, plenty of ship wrecks, underwater caverns, pillars and canyons are all waiting to be explored.  Scuba diving in territorial sea of the Republic of Croatia can be done for the purpose of recreation and sport. Diving for recreation and sports can be: individually organized Organized diving For organized diving in the Republic of Croatia, it is necessary to be a member of a diving center, a diving...

Fishing in Croatia

Recreational and sport fishing in Croatia For sport and recreational fishing at the sea in Croatia you need a license regardless of whether it is done from the shore or from the boat. The types and quantities of fishing gear and equipment that angler can use for fishing on the sea, the way of carrying out sporting or recreational fishing, the type of permit for carrying out sporting or recreational fishing at sea and the permit for fishing with the parangal and the amount of fees for certain types of permits are prescribed by the Ordinance about sporting and recreational...

FAQ

Frequent questions about charter in Croatia 1. Can you suggest cruise itinerary? Depending on your starting base, preferences and duration we can write you individual cruise itinerary. There are many islands, many ports, many bays, many taverns and more input you give us happier you will be in end. All cruise itineraries are written by our skippers and captains. In the end keep in mind that nature will also influence your itinerary so you might need to change your plans along the way. 2. Is catamaran insured and what does insurance cover? Yes, all the catamarans commercially operating in Croatian...

Booking procedure

How can I book a catamaran? On our web you will find over 200 catamarans available for charter in Croatia. You can use the search engine on our web site to specify your request and to see which boat suits your need the most. Keep in mind that the usual charter week last 7 days, from Saturday to Saturday. After receiving your initial request for catamaran rental via e-mail, chat conversation or phone call, we will reply to it with a list of available catamarans for charter in Croatia. The list will include prices, additional equipment and available services.  We suggest...

Important sailing tips

When planning your sailing holiday in Croatia, have in mind important informations about Croatia. Time zone Central European Time. GMT plus one hour in winter and GMT plus two in summer.   Capital city The capital of Croatia is Zagreb. It is the largest city of Croatia with its urban agglomeration of 1.153,255. Approximately a quarter of the total population of Croatia lives in Zagreb.   Croatian currency Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 EUR is aprox 7,6 kunas.  Here you can find official exchange rate of Croatian monetary bank. Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks, exchange offices, post offices...

COVID-19 MEASURES

Sailing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic What if I charter a yacht in Croatia during the COVID-19 virus?   During this Coronavirus crisis there is no segment of our lives that is not covered by restrictive measures to prevent the spreading of the virus. The pandemic is affecting all segments of our lives so is traveling abroad and planning trips. Before planning traveling or charter a boat it is very important to inform yourself about current coronavirus measures in Croatia. All important information about coronavirus in Croatia and official statements of Croatian government and Ministry of Health you can find...

Sailing licences Croatia

When chartering catamaran in Croatia you will need to possess valid and recognized nautical and VHF  certificate. If you don't have them or you don't have enough experience you can always hire a skipper. Nautical licenses are issued by port authorities worldwide. Not every navigational certificate is recognized by Croatian authorities. Make sure before you charter catamaran to check if your license is listed on list of Recognized certificates for operating boats and yachts in Croatia. Before you come to check in it is advisable to send us scans of your licenses so we can check if they comply with Croatian regulations and if...