Sailing Vacation Choices in Croatia
With the crystalline Adriatic gently lapping 1778km coast and no fewer than 1185 islands for you to explore, there's no better way to experience it all than by actually being on the sea, taking in the natural wonders from a whole different perspective, on board your bareboat charter.
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Bareboat Yacht Charters
What is a Bareboat Charter?
Bareboat charters for holiday and vacation purposes, simply mean a boat rental with no provisions or crew members included. Bareboat charters are by far the most popular charter options here in Croatia and can be compared to renting a car, once you take it over, everything becomes your responsibility.
Just as you need a licence to hire a car, most charter companies require that you have a valid licence and VHF licence, along with the necessary experience to operate the boat you are looking to charter.
As the charterer, you obtain possession and full control of the vessel along with the legal and financial responsibility for it. It means you pay for all operating expenses, including fuel, crew and port expenses. You put down a security deposit on arrival and it’s up to you to provision the boat, meaning you need to buy the food, beverages, and all other items you’ll need for your trip.
It is the perfect choice if you are a sailor with experience who has a valid skippers’ licence, adequate knowledge of bareboating and is looking to charter a boat with your own crew. And as the captain, you get to decide on everything connected with the boat.
How much does a Bareboat Charter cost?
A bareboat charter is also one of the most affordable types of boat charter with a fantastic range of options. Expect to pay in the region of €3000+ for a 7-day charter, depending on the time of year. We discuss other costs and issues involved in a bareboat charter in more detail further down in this article.
What is a Skippered Charter?
A skippered charter is essentially a bare-boat charter with the addition of a skipper. With a charter with skipper option, you choose the boat (a bareboat charter). Then you hire a skipper who will be responsible for the manoeuvring of the yacht. This is a great choice for a casual, relaxing and carefree sailing vacation.
If needed, a skipper is usually chosen for you by the charter company providing the yacht. The skipper will have all the necessary licenses and nautical skills. They will have the know how, understand local waters, weather conditions and culture more than anyone else. Alongside you they will advise on the best decisions for itinerary, routes, anchorages, etc. They will be on call at all times to take the burden of caring and assuring that both your yacht and guests are safe and happy.
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"A Bareboat Charter offers the Ultimate in Freedom and Independence"
From 7 Days
All types of boats
For all levels of budgets
April - October
Saturday to Saturday
Other dates on request
Bareboat charters are the most simple charter options to plan because someone else does all the searching for you. To get the ball rolling you simply need to know the answers to five key questions:
1. Are you qualified to charter and skipper a yacht?
2. Do you know the area you want to sail around?
3. Are you chartering a monohull, catamaran or motor yacht?
4. Have you got preferred dates for sailing?
5. What is your sailing budget?
Once you have established that you are qualified to charter a yacht (or have decided with no qualifications you are looking for a bareboat charter with skipper), know when and where you want to sail and have a boat type and budget figure in mind, then all you need to do is follow the "Plan My Charter" link, provide us the information and we can then get back to you with what is available from that location for that date.
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Follow the "Plan My Trip" link, provide us the information and we will get back to you by email outlining what is available from your chosen location for your preferred dates and budget.
Answer Your Questions
Refine Your Search
Secure Your Yacht
Once you have looked at the initial offers we are sure you'll have lots of questions so the next step is for you to book a call with us to discuss in more details what you are looking for and answer all your questions.
You simply secure your yacht with a deposit, then sit back and relax until your arrival in Croatia. Prior to your arrival in Croatia we will be in touch to make sure you understand how to take care of all the details.
Once you are clear on all the details and feel confident around your preferred vessel,, dates and budget we refine your search to find exactly the right boat for your sail with all the little extras you need.
Why Bareboat Charter with 45 Degrees Sailing?
Sailing is more than just our business, it's our lifestyle within this amazing community we live in all year round meaning that we become the connection to ensure your best experience possible.
We are here to ensure that you get the vessel that is the best fit, the best budget and the best experience you are looking for. We help explain all your options and talk with you until you are 100% satisfied, no matter how long it takes.
We use our expertise to narrow down your search and ensure that while you may not get the cheapest option around you will get the boat that fits your needs to a "T". With the bonus of no fee to you, for our service,
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