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Yacht Charter Advice

How to choose a perfect boat for your sailing holiday

Thinking of taking a sailing trip in Croatia, but not sure whether to board a monohull or a catamaran for your adventure? Many people know how to identify a catamaran from a monohull on sight (a monohull has just one hull, as the name implies, whereas a catamaran has two). But beyond that, you may have a number of questions when it comes to how each vessel handles and what kind of experience you can expect on your Croatia sailing holiday.

Pros and Cons of Taking a Sailing Holiday in Croatia By Yacht Charter Croatia

If you’re planning a trip to Croatia, a sailing adventure is probably one of the first ideas that will spring into your mind. A charter in Croatia simply makes sense. After all, the main attraction of this Mediterranean gem is its dazzling coastline. What better way to see it than from the sea?

Still, if you do not have a lot of experience with charters, you may wonder if this is really the best way to take in the beauty of Croatia. There is of course no one-size-fits-all answer for everyone, but hopefully these pros and cons will help you to figure out whether a Croatia charter yacht is the escape you have been dreaming about.

How To Pack For Sailing Vacation | Top 10 Tips

Even the best things in life have their downsides. On a boat this means giving up some space. We already gave you 10 tips on how to prepare for your sailing holiday. Now we bring you some tips on how to pack for your sailing trip.

Don’t have a lot of sailing experience, but still dreaming of chartering a yacht in Croatia? Well, the good news is that you can—and you do not even need to worry about all the hard work of navigating the local waters if you hire a skipper.

Don’t have a lot of sailing experience, but still dreaming of chartering a yacht in Croatia? Well, the good news is that you can—and you do not even need to worry about all the hard work of navigating the local waters if you hire a skipper.

A lot of people who charter sailing boats in Croatia like the idea of setting sail on their own, however. This causes them to overlook the challenges that come with sailing the Adriatic. So if you are thinking of hiring a skipper but are still on the fence, I want to share some reasons why you should consider it.

5 Apps You Should Use To Make Your Sailing Vacation More Enjoyable

Apps there, apps everywhere. You can’t escape em, even if you’re out to sea you have your phone either near you or in your hand.

The boats that your charter are equipped with a whole boat load (sorry for the pun) of navigation systems, and they are enough to sail safely around the Adriatic Coast. But just getting around safely isn’t the point, sometimes you just need something else to do.

The obvious apps that everyone will use on a bout are WhatsApp, Snapchat and Instagram to stay in touch with friends and make them jealous that they are staying in a boring house watching the same view and the same sunset every day, while you have a different horizon whenever you wake up.

The list below are apps that we found useful and interesting on our own voyages, some are great when there is no wind and you just need to pass the time, others turn your phone into a swiss army knife of useful information.

How to Deal With Bura Wind on A Yacht

Up until this point, we have listed all the beautiful things about sailing in Croatia, we even made our land of thousand islands very poetic. But there is also the wind that can make sailors life very difficult. It's name is Bura.