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Trip Summary

Croatia has a natural beauty that is so easy to become immersed in and the Adriatic coastline is stunning to see.  We might be biased but our feeling is that there is simply no better way to experience this beautiful region than under sail. 

Mix lazy days of beach combing and swimming with more active days spent in lively local restaurants, exploring medieval fortresses, hiking to ancient ruins, and getting lost as you wander down cobbled streets and sail Croatia.Sail Croatia Adventure

In the evenings you’ll wind down from your day onboard the boat and allow yourself to be lulled to sleep by the gently lapping waves.

This is the stuff that real adventures are made of – always something new to discover. And certainly there are many memories to make as you live life on the open sea.

Highlights of this Sail Croatia adventure include:

  • Spending time in Split exploring ancient ruins
  • Sleeping soundly over gentle ocean waves
  • Meandering around the Old Town of Trogir – a World Heritage Site
  • Snorkelling off the beautiful coast of Brac
  • A guided tour of the national park in Mijet
  • Completely blissing out on Hvars beach
  • Visiting Blace, the “California of Croatia”
  • Enjoying fine dining and sampling any number of local dishes
  • Sampling the regions renowned wine and olive oil

There is so much history to take in here.  You’ll learn about the role in history of each city you visit and you’ll visit all the must see destinations like St Lovro Cathedral, Kamerlengo Fortress, and Cipiko Palace.   There are so many cultural influences here – Greek, Roman, French, and Venetian are but a few.

But it’s not all about the man-made spots – the natural beauty of the country will be on full display – whether you’re sipping cocktails by the waterfront, taking in the bold and rocky terrain or the black pine groves, visiting vineyards, or simply enjoying the view of life that living on a sailing vessel provides.

You’ll spend eight days and nights at sea as you sail Croatia, disembarking each day to discover what new excitement lies ahead.  You’ll visit an island believed to be home to Odysseus for a period of time, get lost among narrow alley ways and cobbled squares, visit galleries and museums and so much more.

Sailing experience is not needed and not particularly hands on so a perfect way to experience a first sailing holiday while also being great R&R for the salty sailors among us.

Enquire today and discover the beauty of this wonderful country.


Trip Notes

This Croatia Sailing Adventure – Dubrovnik to Trogir trips score an average of 5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews in the last year.

 Alissa Briggs ***** Wonderful! I’m already planning the next one.
Review submitted 25/06/2014
Colin Bransgrove ***** Excellent tour experience with a super blend of relaxing but fun boating and swimming; great destinations to visit; great company and leadership by Niko and a fine variety of dining and local foods.

Review submitted 24/06/2014

Day 1 Trogir/Rogoznica
Learn about the role Trogir played in Croatian history while walking through its World Heritage-listed Old Town, stopping to admire the St Lovro Cathedral, Cipiko Palace and Kamerlengo Fortress. Enjoy the serenity of the first night spent on board the boat in the cheerful peninsular of Rogoznica, just outside Trogir.
ACCOM: Overnight boat – 1
Day 2 Split/Hvar
Sail to Split and disembark to explore this charismatic, culture-rich city. Then, head out through the Hvarski Channel, around Point Pelegrin to Hvar. In free time, delight in some of the most idyllic beaches in Croatia or sip cocktails by the waterfront.
ACCOM: Overnight boat – 1
Day 3 Brac
Onwards to Brac and find a bold rocky terrain, dotted with wineries and groves. Drop into the crystal-clear water and spot fish while snorkelling, spend some blissful hours on the beach or enjoy an outdoor dining experience in the Old Town.
ACCOM: Overnight boat – 1
Day 4 Blace
Sail to the small, out-of-the-way village of Blace, skirting the pebble beaches, black pine groves and rocky cliffs of Peljesac Peninsula along the way. Surrounded by mountains, a river delta and numerous colourful fruit farms, Blace is known as ‘the California of Croatia’.
ACCOM: Overnight boat – 1
Day 5 Korcula
Put out to sea once again for a full day on the open water. Arrive on the heavily wooded island of Korcula and discover the many influences that make it so distinct, from the Greeks in the 6th-century to the Romans, Venetians and even the French under Napoleon Bonaparte in the late 1700s. Soak up the sun’s rays in the afternoon and perhaps stroll around the Old Town in the evening.
ACCOM: Overnight boat – 1
Day 6 Mljet
Sail south-east to the ancient island of Mljet, believed to be where Odysseus lived for a period of time. Hike under towering pine trees on a guided tour of the national park, admire timeworn ruins and be sure to sample some of the island’s renowned wine and olive oil.
ACCOM: Overnight boat – 1
Day 7 Ston/Zaton
Disembark to a tangle of narrow laneways and cobbled squares in Ston before continuing on the home stretch to Zaton for the evening.
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Day 8 Dubrovnik
A short sail and one last breakfast before arriving in Dubrovnik. Spend time discovering the many wonderful sights of this magical city, from its ancient city walls to a myriad of galleries, museums and lively restaurant strips.


Dates & Rates

croatia_dubrovnik_harbour_14Cost:  from £858
All departures are on Saturdays at 4pm in Dubrovnik

28 May 2016 to 4 Jun 2016 from £925
11 Jun 2016 to 18 Jun 2016 Fully booked
25 Jun 2016 to 2 Jul 2016 from £995
9 Jul 2016 to 16 Jul 2016 Fully booked
23 Jul 2016 to 30 Jul 2016 Fully booked
6 Aug 2016 to 13 Aug 2016 £1,035
20 Aug 2016 to 27 Aug 2016 Fully booked
3 Sep 2016 to 10 Sep 2016 Fully booked
17 Sep 2016 to 24 Sep 2016 OR 2 spaces left! £930
6 May 2017 to 13 May 2017 Available £925
20 May 2017 to 27 May 2017 Available £925
3 Jun 2017 t0 10 Jun 2017 Available £925
17 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017 Fully booked
1 Jul 2017 to 8 Jul 2017 Available £1,000
15 Jul 2017 to 22 Jul 2017 Available £1,000
29 Jul 2017 to 5 Aug 2017 Available £1,000
12 Aug 2017 to 19 Aug 2017 Available £960
26 Aug 2017 to 2 Sep 2017 Available £925
9 Sep 2017 to 16 Sep 2017 Available £925
23 Sep 2017 to 30 Sep 2017 Available £925


What’s included in this trip
Trogir, Croatia

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Group size:
Min 1 , Max 8

Min 15



Carbon emissions offset:
50kg pp per trip

This trip starts on Day 1 in Trogir at 4pm.

Overnight boat (7 nts)This trip is accommodated entirely on board a yacht of between 48ft to 52ft. A typical yacht for 8 travellers is equipped with 4 twin/double share cabins, 2/3 shared bathrooms and 2 showers. Our boats are real yachts and this is a real sailing trip. Yachts are designed to keep sleeping areas to the absolute minimum of space, while maximising common areas as much as possible. Smaller yachts will be used for smaller groups sizes.Rooms are allocated on arrival by our skipper according to group composition, which means it is not possible to reserve or guarantee any specific berth or cabin. Single passengers will be paired up with another passenger of the same gender, this may mean sharing a double cabin with a double mattress. Everyone including the skipper shares the bathrooms on board.

While not everyone may feel entirely comfortable living in such close quarters, those who are looking to revel in the adventure and exhilaration of an authentic sailing trip usually find any discomfort from cramped living conditions is more than made up for by the whole experience.

7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches. Please budget for additional meals and expenses while on your trip.

On most days, breakfast and lunch will be taken aboard the vessel and ingredients are purchased as part of your kitty payment. Travelers will shop at ports for these items.

This trip is also participation based. This means that during your travels you will have the opportunity to assist with daily activities such as sailing, and will be responsible for preparing meals and clearing dishes. None of this is difficult however many hands make light work and any assistance provided to the skipper is always much appreciated.Most people agree that this type of activity helps you feel like less of a tourist and more of an explorer.

If you have any dietary requirements please tell us at the time of booking and also remind your skipper at the welcome meeting. At some of the smaller ports the choice of provisions may be limited or very simple. Vegetarians or those with specific meal requirements might choose to supplement meals with supplies bought from home, e.g. protein bars, dried fruits and so on.


We love this operator for the freedom and flexibility they give travelers to get off the tourist trails and really experience local cultures. Their grassroots style of travel ensures the impact on the communities they visit is minimised. They use local leaders, local accommodation & transport and support local community projects, ensuring sustainability is at the center of everything they do. 2014 sees them celebrating 25 years of innovating the most inspiring and awesome trips. New sailing itineraries in Burma and the Caribbean have been created along with delicious food adventures in Peru, Cambodia and Italy and inspiring new trekking trips in Morocco and Nepal.

This operator is committed to operating in a responsible manner, incorporating the principles of sustainable development in the way they provide travelers with real life experiences. However, these values are more than just words on a page; they are ingrained in the culture and daily operations of every office and tour. In addition, they expect their staff and travelers to demonstrate the principles of responsible travel – respecting people, cultures and local environments; in the distribution of wealth; in good will and cross-cultural sharing; and in contributing to sustainable development.

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