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Sailing licences Croatia

According to the Croatian law, at least one person on the vessel must posses valid nautical and VHF licences.

According to the Croatian law, at least one person on the vessel must possess valid nautical and VHF licenses. So, if you don't want to hire a skipper, in order to charter a boat, you must have valid licenses in addition to your sailing experience.

Navigational and VHF licenses in Croatia are issued by Port Authorities, and if your license is issued in a foreign country, please check whether it's valid for Croatian territorial waters. To obtain the license, one must take classes and pass an exam that includes theoretical and practical elements.

If you want the bareboat charter, you must send us the copies of your licenses in advance to confirm the booking. In case there is something wrong with your papers, we'll inform you on time.

You must have the originals with you on board so don't forget to take them. Croatian laws are very strict on this issues and it is impossible to charter a boat without all necessary documents.

List of valid nautical certificates for bareboat charter in Croatia [PDF]