The Dalmatia Coast of Croatia

The Dalmatia Coast of Croatia, the upstart bareboat charter grounds in the Mediterranean, is no longer sneaking up on Greece and Turkey, it’s arrived! 

Croatia offers a fantastic bareboat charter vacation with:

  • thousands of anchorages with straightforward line of sight navigation,
  • numerous world heritage sites and stunning national parks,
  • quintessential  Mediterranean cuisine and fantastic wines.

It’s a great introduction to Mediterranean sailing and for anyone familiar with the bareboating mecca of the BVIs, you’ve found its Mediterranean soulmate,  just review your med-mooring technique be ready to take your stern line to shore.

For a general understanding of bareboating in Croatia, check out these general insight articles:  Before Departing  Food and Drink  Living Aboard  Sailing Stuff.  If you are a first time bareboater or a seasoned veteran looking to share their insights, take a look at my general bareboating advice articles.

Go to the detailed articles below for area specific insights,  mapped voyage logs, and a gallery of pictures.  Hopefully, it will convince you to give Croatia a try, then you can also be hooked like I am.

Croatia – Primosten

GREAT ACCESS TO DALLMATIA’S NATURAL BEAUTY
This one week bareboat charter focused on exploring nature including the Kornati National park and added Telascica Marine Sanctuary on the southern tip of O. Dugi. This voyage description includes on overview of the cruising grounds with links to a detailed voyage log, maps, photo gallery, and insight articles about bareboat cruising in this area.

Croatia – Split (Korcula)

THE HEART OF DALMATIAN BAREBOAT SAILING
Our bareboat charter took us around both the island of Vis and Korcula in the south. We explored the north coast of Hvar, Solta Island, and the Drveniks to the west of Trogir. This voyage description includes on overview of the cruising grounds with links to a detailed voyage log, maps, photo gallery, and insight articles about bareboat cruising in this area.

Croatia – Split (Dubrovnik)

THE PRIME BAREBOAT CHARTER ON THE DALMATIAN COAST
This is the prime cruising ground in all Dalmatia and makes for an ideal 2 week cruise with a midway turnaround in the world famous city of Dubrovnik. This voyage description includes on overview of the cruising grounds with links to a detailed voyage log, maps, photo gallery, and insight articles about bareboat cruising in this area.

Croatia – Sukosan (KRK Water Falls)

WATERFALLS, MOONSCAPES AND VENETIAN MEDIEVAL TOWNS
Our first two week bareboat charter in Croatia began in Sukosan and went as far southeast as Vis and Hvar Town. The highlight of the trip was navigating the passage to Skradin to take a ferry to visit the KRK waterfalls. This voyage description includes on overview of the cruising grounds with links to a detailed voyage log, maps, photo gallery, and insight articles about bareboat cruising in this area.