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Cro Yachting is a yacht charter company based in Split, Croatia. Our vast experience in the nautical field combined with our dedicated staff of skilled young enthusiast is the core of our great organization. Our primary objective is to provide our customers with a memorable vacation by fulfilling their every desire.

We want you to truly enjoy the holiday of a lifetime!

Looking for a Yacht Charter in Croatia? How about a Charter most Luxurious Yacht in Adriatic? Or maybe you prefer Romantic sailing?

You name it, we’re here to help you 7 days a week!

Search through our expanded selection of over 300 Charter Yachts online or contact us for countless unlisted yacht charter options. Crewed Mega Yacht Charters, Luxury Motor yacht charters, Sailing Yacht charters and catamarans – we have them all!

You deserve the best personal attention so be assured, we will find the ideal Yacht Charter for you – for any occasion. One call gets you the largest selection available in Croatia and the best qualified specialist!

Yacht Charter Croatia
Motor Yachts For Charter
Motor yachts offer an enjoyment of the boating experience – the exploration of new places, reaching the inaccessible and making the world your own.

If you charter a motor yacht you have chosen a truly complete overall service. Comfortable and reliable accommodation are guaranteed, regardless of the size of your family or group.

Sailing Yachts For Charter
Sailing is the art of controlling a boat with large (usually fabric) foils called sails. Mastery of the skill requires experience in varying wind and sea conditions, as well as knowledge concerning sailboats.

People enjoy sailing as a recreational activity, it offers an active vacation where you can experience the power of wind and green energy.

Gulets For Charter
Gulets are wooden motor sailing boats that can compete with the best hotels. Antique exterior of a gulet provides a special touch, cozy and comfortable cabins, spacious deck and lounge are in a position to indulge in all the benefits. This kind of holiday is unique,clients are sophisticated and the interior of a boat is decorated in the style which offers large space, comfort and luxury.

Catamarans For Charter
If you want excellent sailing comfort, exceptional stability and great fastness catamaran is the right choice for you. The saloon is bigger and usually features large panoramic windows.

They represent luxury cruisers designed for long distance cruising or live aboard. We are pleased to be able to offer you a vast range of catamarans.

Luxury Yachts For Charter
Crewed luxury yacht charters may cost no more than an exclusive hotel or cruise on a ship, however unlike a cruise ship or hotel you have ultimate privacy, control and freedom.

You and your friends will be the only guests aboard the luxury yacht and the only ones the crew need attend. The service is professional, personalized and friendly.

Why book with us?
Imagine. Seven days a week, an experienced charter specialist dedicated to serving you will be available to answer every question, and customize, plan, schedule and set into motion the yacht charter experience of a lifetime. Luxury yachts, motor boats, sailing boats, catamarans, wooden gulets you name it! We will help you select from countless charter yachts in Croatia.

Imagine. One company that can truly deliver your perfect yacht charter vacation, our staff combined have over 20 years experience and they totally understand luxury yacht charters and the exceptional service you deserve.

Our goal is to assist you in planning the charter of your dreams with unforgettable experiences and life-long memories!

Here are some of the many reasons to plan your charter with us

  • First, you save time! We understand your time is valuable and therefore we will do all the research to find the perfect yacht for you. With just one phone call or email to our booking department, you have access to the countless charter yachts in Croatia!
  • Second, you find the best value! Our insight to the numerous yacht options, current condition and special offers enables us to easily narrow down your search and recommend a few yachts that meet your group’s size and budget preferences.
  • Third, your charter is in expert hands! We constantly monitor quality of yacht maintenance and service through our clients’ charter reviews and our personal inspections. We will ensure your charter is planned and executed from start to finish! Saving time, finding the best value and putting your charter into expert hands…it is very advantageous to plan your charter with Cro Yachting!

Islands of Croatia
Croatia is truly a land of islands because it has more than 1,200 islands, islets and cliffs and each one is different. Many of them are inhabited and exceptional, with its own story and destiny.

The fourteen islands of Brijuni are situated along seven kilometers between Pula and Rovinj. Nature has created a small paradise here, true harmony of flora and fauna, historical monuments and modern hotels. Brijuni offer shade in the rich evergreen vegetation, pheasants, deer and doe that roam freely all over the island and the peace and quiet of the holm oak and hundred- year old olive groves.

The golden or green Krk is and isn’t an island. It is, if we look at the idyllic nature and peaceful oasis far away from the everyday world but as far as traffic connections are concerned, it isn’t. Krkis divided from the mainland by the sea but is connected to it by a bridge.

The islands Plavnik, Kornat, Galun, Prvic and Zec are special tourist destinations offering nature untouched by Man. The island towns Baska, Malinska, Omisalj, Njivice, Krk and Punat, which has the largest marina on the Croatian Adriatic, are offering exciting town bustle and hospitality.

Cres and Losinj. They were once connected by a channel, which was dug up by the Romans, but are now apart. In the town of Cres, is the center of the island. The climate of Losinj is pleasant, what’s more it has lots of woods, so it is both a holiday and health resort.
Susak is one of the rare island that nature created from sand. There are 20 million meters of sand, which gives a specific flavor to the wine produced on Susak.

The local council proclaimed Rab a bathing-place and health resort in 1889. The British King, Edward VIII especially encouraged tourism on Rab when he stayed there with his great love, the American Wallis Simpson. He was the first to go swimming without any clothes and this is how nudism was founded on Rab.

Pag is an island full of mythical olive groves, rich in sea salt, famous for its lace, cheese a world known delicacy, sheep’s milk, live oil . A part of Pag with its specific relief resembles the surface of the moon.

Moving along to the middle-Adriatic islands like: Olib, Silba, Premuda, Vir, Dugi Otok, Lovrada and Pasman will charm you and give you strength. In front of you lies untouched nature.

Silba is an island of ship owners and captains and their old houses. It has a harbour protected from the wind and located in the middle of the island. The island Ugljan is the ‘suburban area’ and a garden that lies in front of Zadar. It got its name because of its richness in oil. The main centre and summer resort is Preko.

The nearby Pasman island ‘grew into’ Ugljan. They are equally beautiful and covered with silvery green olive groves. These two pearls can be seen from the coastal town of Biograd, the geographical center of the Adriatic.

Iz is the island situated between Ugljan and Dugi Otok. It has rich Mediterranean vegetation. It doesn’t have any cars.

Dugi Otok offers rest in preserved nature of an area of 114 square kilometers. The town of Telascica is situated there, which is the biggest natural harbor of all the Adriatic islands, a nature park and a habitat for mouflon. Its rich woodsy northwestern coast is full of wide coves and a beautiful beach with a 41-meter high lighthouse.

According to the legend, Kornati labyrinth of sea passages and islands were created from the many rock cliffs that God had left over after he had finished making the World. He threw them into the sea, turned around and concluded that no other repairs were necessary.

Kornati are especially interesting for navigators and that’s why there are two nautical enters there: Zut and Piskera. Among the islands another picturesque one is Murter which has an area of 18 square kilometers. It is connected to the mainland by a bridge only 12 meters long. This is an island of fishermen, olive growers and ship builders with the towns: Tisno, Hramina, Betina and Jezera.

The island Prvic is near the tourist pearl Vodice, it’s an oasis of Mediterranean flora and fauna. The island Zlarin is southwest of Sibenik. In the 15 th century it was famous for coral and sponge harvesting. West of Zlarin is the island of Obonjan, known as Otok Mladosti (The island of Youth). Not far is the island Kaprije, which got its name from the Mediterranean, plant caper (kapar). Many yachts visit Kaprije because of the many coves and beautiful beaches. Zirje is the farthest away inhabited island of the Sibenik archipelago with great fishing-grounds. Krapanj is the smallest and lowest inhabited island of the archipelago.

Across from Split, a city harmonious in structure with cultural and historical values, with an airport and a harbor, lies the island Brac, the highest and by size the third largest island in the Adriatic. It is covered with pine woods, vineyards and olive groves and the world famous stone from Brachas been used in the construction of many important buildings (e.g. The White House in Washington DC or House of Parlament in Rome). The beautiful beach Zlatni rat is located in Bol, which is the biggest tourist town on the southern part of the island. The beach is located on a cape covered in pebbles which moves, depending on the wind and waves from one side to another.

South of Brac is Hvar, the longest island of the Adriatic. This is an island of vineyards, olive groves and lavender. The many stone houses along both coasts, which are connected by small bridges, achieve the harmonious unity of Stari Grad on Hvar, the fisherman’s museum is in Vrbovska which is unique on the Adriatic…

Pakleni otoci are an especially interesting group of islands with pebbly, sandy and mostly nudist beaches and a rocky sea bottom, perfect for spearfishing. It is also a well-known place for navigators.

Opposite Split is the island Solta with poor vegetation, a steep and well-indented coast with Maslenica – the main harbor and anchorage for small boats.

Far from the mainland and its worries is the island Vis, rich in palm trees, known for its fishermen, sailors, beautiful nature and diverse tourist offer. The Vis archipelago includes the islands Svetac (Sveti Andrija), Jabuka, Brusnik and the islands of Palagruza.

Southwest is the island Bisevo, of an area of 6 square kilometers. There are many caves in ‘chiseled’ into the steep coasts,among which ‘Modra spilja’ stands out with an above-sea level and below-sea level entrance. When the sea is calm the light rays that shine in the cave break in such a way against the cave walls that the objects and people inside it are covered in blue and those in the water a silvery color.

Although it’s formally known as a peninsula, Peljesac is indeed like an island, separated from Korcula by a narrow channel.

Ston and Mali Ston are picturesque towns that were after Dubrovnik in the Dubrovnik republic the most important towns. Oysters and wines: Postup and Dingac from the Mali Ston bay are famous all over these parts.
They say that Korcula is an island with the most legends and monuments and along with Lokrum and Mljet the Croatian island most covered with forests. As the legend say Korcula was discovered by famous traveler Marco Polo.

Far away out in the open sea is the island Lastovo of an area of 50 square kilometers, with an indented pebble coast with sandy beaches and a few islands on the west and east coast.

Alongside Peljesac is the woodsy island of Mljet of an area of 100 square kilometers. Because of its thick alpin and stone pine, Karst caves, two picturesque lakes connected by the sea, many sandy and pebble beaches, many fishing-grounds rich in fish and lobsters, the western part of the island has been proclaimed a national park.

Out of the 1246 islands and cliffs, one is definitely your cup of tea. Come and choose it.

Adriatic Sea

About Adriatic Sea
The Adriatic spans from the Balkan to the Apennine peninsula.It got it’s name from an ancient port.

The east coast belongs to the Republic of Croatia, all the way from Prevlaka in the south to cape Savudrija in the west, including all islands, islets and cliffs along the coast, and the archipelago of Palagruza.

Oceanographic & Hydro Data

Depths The shallowest part of our sea is in Istria, depth not bellow 50 m. From Pula, the seabed mildly drops, making a long, narrow valley which extends from Zirje towards Italy which is called Jabucka kotlina. Towards the south, the bottom drops steeply towards the Juznojadranska dolina, where the biggest measured depth is about 1,300 metres. From Jabucka kotlina, the bottom rises to Palagruza reef where the biggest depth is 130 metres.

Tides The high and low tides have relatively small amplitudes in the Adriatic. In the southern part, the difference is rarely above some forty centimetres, while in the northern part comes to 1 metre in Istria and the Gulf of Trieste. During a strong sirocco in some narrow channels and bays, the high tide can grow considerably.The tides are of a mixed type, which means that their rhythm is semidiurnal during the new and full moon, and of a daily type during the first and the last quarter. Their amplitudes are very irregular.

Sea Currents Sea currents occur under the influence of winds, the difference in pressure, temperature, and the differences in salinity. They can be horizontal or vertical. There are also bottom currents which appear as the consequence of moving of water from warmer areas to colder ones, during which the surface layer gets cold and descends towards the seabed.The speed of currents changes in particular areas, but it also depends on time periods. The average speed of currents is about 0.5 knots, but they can also reach the speed of 4 knots.

Salinity The salinity of the Adriatic Sea is 38.30 per mill averagely. In the northern part, the salinity is somewhat lower than in the middle and southern part because of the influence of the Po River.

Sea Temperature The average annual temperature is 11 C. During the winter, the sea is the coldest and the surface temperature is about 7 C. In the spring, the surface temperature rises to 18 C. In the summer, of up to 22 to 25 C, and in the southern Adriatic and Istria up to 27 C. The thermocline is most evident during the summer, and, in the winter, the isothermal process arises. In the summer, we can notice the first thermocline at the depth of 3 to 5 metres, the next one is at about 12 metres, and yet another one at 18 metres, while below 30 metres the temperature is mostly constant throughout the year.

Waves in the Adriatic Waves occur primarily as the consequence of the blowing of winds. The bigger the reach, the higher the waves will be. Their strength depends on the configuration and the exposure of the coast. The length of the wave is the distance between two troughs. Heights of waves in the Adriatic are between 0.5 and 1.5 metres.

Meteorological Data

  • Climate The climate at the Adriatic is typically a Mediterranean, with mild rainy winters, and hot and dry summers. Summer temperatures in July will be about 34 C in the northern part, while in the southern part they will rise even to 38 C. In the winter, the coldest temperatures are noticed in the northern Adriatic (up to -16 C).
  • Winds bora, sirocco and north-western wind blow most often.
  • Bora Bora (Croatian: BURA) is a dry, cold downward wind blowing in bursts from the north-northeast to the east-northeast direction. The direction is influenced by the configuration of the shore. Bora blows mostly in the winter. In the summer, it usually lasts for a day or several hours, while, in the winter, it can blow as long as 14 days.

Sirocco (Croatian: JUGO, SIROKO OR SILOK) is a warm and moist wind which blows from the direction east-southeast to south-southwest. Its consequences are high waves and rain. It is a characteristic for the southern Adriatic. In the summer, it usually blows as long as 3 days, and in the winter even as long as 3 weeks.

Landward Breeze The landward breeze (Croatian: MAESTRAL, MAESTRAL, SMORAC) is a daily, thermic wind blowing from the direction of the northwest. It is present from the spring to the autumn, and, during the day, it often changes the direction of blowing.

Stiff Breeze The stiff breeze (Croatian: BURIN) is a wind blowing contrary to the lan dward breeze. Burin is the strongest before the dawn, and after that it stops soon. It blows during the night from the direction of the north, north-east in the northern Adriatic, and in the southern Adriatic, from the east or south-east.

Weather Data State Hydrometeorological Institute provides you with weather forecasts on VHF frequencies of coastal radio stations and harbor master’s offices. They are also broadcast on FM stations or at the end of the news or within broadcasts for seamen.

Communications Service and Nautical Radio Service The radio service for protection of human lives and safety of navigation is provided by Plovput from Split, through radio stations Split and Dubrovnik and Rijeka. According to the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), the channel for automated receipt of digitalized distress calls is the channel 70, after which the communication is transferred to the operating channel of the coastal station,(16 or 10). GMDSS system has been in use since 1 st February 1999, and on the present VHF channel for distress calls, the channel 16. For a direct call to a harbor master’s office, the channel 10 is used.

Sea Life
We can distinguish two types of habitats: area of the open sea where two big groups of organisms live plankton, all organisms floating i n the sea and nektons, all organisms which can actively move around. The group of benthos, or life at the bottom of the sea, includes all organisms, which are constantly or occasionally connected to the sea bottom.

In the water mass between the mentioned areas we can distinguish different belts or steps with different characteristics:

  • Supralythoral is the part, exposed to the spraying of the sea.
  • Mediolythoral is the area of the high and the low tide. Then comes infralitoral or the area of photophilic algae and, which in the Adriatic expands from the border of the low tide to 30-50 meters..
  • Abyssal reaches 50 to 200 meters..
  • Hadal or the deep sea area, which extends more than 200 meters in depth.

The Blue Flag – Blue Flag is a project for preserving the sea and coast from the year 2000 has extended throughout world. Blue Flag symbolizes preserved, safe and pleasant environment for fu n, relaxation and recreation, but it also includes an elaborated system of managing the resources, and sustainable development in tourism. Blue Flag beaches and marinas, offer quality services, have a clean seacoast, and are tidy and adequately equipped. The Blue Flag is awarded for the period of one year, and is raised at the beginning of June. For each year it is necessary to fill the questionnaire about the criteria in order to have the license extended.