Yacht Charter Šibenik, Croatia & Boat Rental

Rent a boat with or without skipper in Šibenik, Croatia

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Boat rental in Sibenik


Sibenik is best known for its historical monuments giving itself the medieval image. In recent years, it has grown in popularity giving itself a strong reputation in the nautical world. Even though it has undergone plenty of change in recent years, you can still find the ancient city walls and historic streets. Sailors are finding that renting a boat in Sibenik is the perfect alternative to the busier ports of Split or Dubrovnik. Charter a yacht from Sibenik and discover the perfect mix of old and new.


When to sail in Sibenik?


The area of Sibenik has the same sailing season as the rest of Croatia. For the best sailing months, you will have to go between April and June or in September and October. The busiest tourist months will be in July and August. Even though Sibenik is an up and coming destination, it is on the rise in popularity so expect these two months to be full of people. Outside of July and August, you'll find the temperature to be rather mild and the wind will be calm, perfect for a week on a boat.


How much does is to cost to hire a boat in Sibenik?


Depending on the time period of your project, the prices will vary accordingly. For catamarans, on average you can expect to pay 450€ per day, with the high season being a bit more. Sailboats will be at a lower price point with an average of 300€ per day. For motorboats, it will depend on the activity and the purpose. If want to partake in water activities, then you'll need a more powerful boat, or if you just want to sail along the coast for the day, a small motorboat will be perfect. Either way, you'll have plenty of options and motorboats start at a lower price point of 150€ per day.


Boat availability in Sibenik


Since the port of Sibenik is not as large as other ports in Croatia, booking in advance will be very beneficial. If you're planning on a yacht charter from Sibenik, our advice would be to start your search as early as November to ensure you get the boat that meets your specific needs. The first to go are usually the catamarans so be sure to keep this in mind. If your goal is to rent a motorboat, then a few months before the departure date should be enough.


Do I need a license to charter a yacht in Sibenik?


When chartering in Sibenik, you will need to present a few documents if you plan on renting a bareboat. For all charters, you will have to present a valid license, a VHF certificate and a nautical CV. This will have to be both shown to the base manager and the port authorities. For motorboats, you will also have to have a valid license regardless of the size of the boat. If you do not possess a valid license, most of the boats are proposed with a skipper, especially the yacht charters. If you do possess a license, but are not comfortable renting a bareboat, then renting with a skipper would be your best choice. Another positive aspect to this is that the skippers are local and know the region very well, so they will be able to show you the hidden gems of Sibenik.


Practical information about Sibenik:


The city of Sibenik and the Marina Mandalina are conveniently located on the Dalmatian coast halfway between the Split and Zadar international airports. The medieval center is a cultural hub and offers unmatched views of the Subicevac Fortress. The Mandalina Marina, which is situated only kilometers away from the center of the city, is a protected port and is known as the safest port in the Gulf of Sibenik.

The marina offers 429 moorings and can accommodate yachts up to a length of 140 meters. A wide range of services are available to you and a well-developed infrastructure ensures a pleasant vacation. This marina is the ideal starting point to discover the coast of Croatia. From here, you can visit Primosten and Vodice located nearby. If you’re looking for larger cities, Zadar and Split are also in close proximity.

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