Top 10 sailing yachts for charter in Croatia
Planning is probably one of the most interesting parts of the holiday itself and if you happen to take a sailing trip in the future the first thing you have to decide about is where would you like to go and which boat you should choose.
Not many people know the fact that Croatia has the largest fleet of boats available for rental and it is leading charter destination in the world.
With that in mind, YACHTHOLIDAY will reveal some of the best boat options for your sailing holiday in Croatia to make your choice easier. We have chosen different category boats: luxury sailing boats, “best buy” boats, and budget charter sailboats.
We have not made this list to determine which od these boats is best but we have simply chosen 10 sailing boats that we consider among best options to book in it’s range.
1. Hanse 315
Hanse 315 is sailboat that will interest sailors with more modest possibilities but with great desire for sailing by himself.
It is ideal for couples or a smaller group of friends who are interested in exploring the Croatian coast. Despite its small size, this sailboat is equipped with everything you could need for comfortable holidays: two double cabins, a small galley and a toilet.
2. Oceanis 38
Oceanis 38 belongs to the Beneteau philosophy of making wider boats, which results in increasing stability as well as a more spacious interior with more comfortable accommodation. Three cabins, a fully equipped galley and compared to its size, a big swimming platform that will allow you to enjoy all beauties of Adriatic sea.
This sailboat is designed for single handed sailing in mind so Oceanis 38 is equipped with two helms which increase overall visibility and all winches are close to the skipper.
3. Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 419
Now we are getting to the bigger boats which offer a real sailing experience.
Sun Odyssey 419 can accommodate up to 8 people in 3 double cabins and extendable couch in the saloon. In saloon you will find a galley, dinning table and navigational desk. Outside area also features a foldable dinning table with cushioned sofa and extendable swimming platform.
This boat is perfect for families who are interested in bareboat charter.
4. Bavaria 46 - most popular charter sailboat in the world
Bavaria 46 is so popular for a variety of reasons but mostly for her size: it is large enough to fit 4 guest cabins but still small enough to be handled very easily for average sailor. With two helms, two rudders and a bow thruster excellent manoeuvrability is guaranteed.
Her main feature is a large swimming platform, probably the biggest one in this class, it can also be used as gangway for easier boarding to cockpit area where the two folding tables with seating area for six people is located. In addition, accommodation is provided for 8 guests in 4 cabins layout or 6 guests in 3 cabins layout for guests who appreciate comfort that comes with a king sized bed master cabin.
5. Dufour 460
Dufour 460 is a modern sailing yacht that will meet the needs of many sailors and demanding guests.
This sailboat features a sleek design, with a sharp and wide hull that benefits to better sailing characteristics and great interior spaces. Accommodation is provided for up to 10 guests in 4 cabins and a saloon, which are all very bright thanks to big windows and light wooden interior. In the cockpit area you will find a folding table, all equipment necessary for sailing and manoeuvring as well as a sun bathing platform.
6. Jeanneau Sun Loft 47
Sun Loft 47 is designed with one thing in mind, to be the ultimate charter sailboat!!!
The main feature of this sailboat is accommodation, with 6 cabins and 4 toilets it can accommodate up to 12 guests and a skipper. It is the perfect yacht for large groups or for the cabin booking option where you book only one cabin while sharing rest of the boat with people from all around the world. Unlike traditional boats, this yacht has a galley in the cockpit with a sitting area and sunbathing area.
To be more comfortable while you are anchored in some beautiful Croatian bay, the sunbathing platform can be lowered to allow more space.