Croatia - Dalmatian Islands Flotilla Holiday

Intermediate / Varied Flotilla Sailing - Level 2

Simple navigation

Line of Sight Navigation

Excellent sailing breezes in protected waters

Visit the Kornati national park, Split, Dubrovnik and the islands

A charming mix of islands and mainland stops

Why Choose a Dalmatian Islands Flotilla?


f you are looking for a sailing holiday that combines some stunning scenery with superb sailing breezes then look no further than the Dalmatian coast and our great Sibenik flotilla. Since moving north from Split, this flotilla has gone from strength to strength, and is now vying for top spot on our most popular list.

If you can’t spare the time to spend two weeks sailing, then the choice of which route is a tricky one. The Kornati route takes you into the Kornati national park, off the beaten track with beautiful uninhabited islands and bays to explore. The Hvar route takes you to Split, Starigrad and Primosten, with some great open water sailing and beautiful anchorages along the way.

Whichever you choose, you start and end your memorable Croatian flotilla holiday at our exclusive base in Zaton, Sibenik, perfectly situated to explore the Dalmatian coast and the islands.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I choose a flotilla holiday?

You will be in charge of your own chartered yacht as part of a flotilla fleet of not more than twelve yachts. Your professional lead crew will be on hand to assist and guide you through the beautiful waters, organising social events along the way. The crew’s aim is to make this a personal experience for you, and their local knowledge will help to make your holiday a very special one.

What is included with my flotilla holiday?

  • Return flights from the UK (on flight inclusive packages)
  • Overseas airport transfers (on flight inclusive packages)
  • ATOL Protection (on flight inclusive packages)
  • Fully equipped charter yacht
  • Dinghy with outboard engine
  • A Seafarer welcome punch party
  • A Seafarer beach party (14 night flotilla holidays only)
  • End cleaning of your flotilla yacht
  • The services of our experienced lead crew and the support of our local base team / local agents
  • One full tank of diesel, full water tank(s) and cooking gas
  • Welcome pack of provisions and cleaning products to get you started
  • Bed linen, shower towels & tea towels.
  • Free WIFI on board your flotilla yacht.

Note: Mooring charges (except at flotilla base) extra fuel or water; food, drink and items of a personal nature such as laundry are excluded. For those extending their holiday after the yacht charter, transfer costs from yacht base to your accommodation are usually excluded and payable locally unless you are booking a flight inclusive package.

Do I need a sailing license?

Yes, Croatian authority regulations are strict in this respect. Skippers must be in possession of an internationally recognised license. For those with UK issued licenses, the most common on these would be the RYA Day Skipper Practical (or higher), or the International Certificate of Competence (ICC). In addition, the skipper is required to hold an appropriate VHF radio license, for example the RYA Marine Radio (SRC). If you are unsure whether your qualification is sufficient, please call us to discuss this.

Do I need a visa for my holiday in Croatia?

No, for British citizens, a tourist visa is not required. Remember, though, that you will need to pay a tourist tax upon arrival. This is currently 1 euro per person per night.

Will I have to pay mooring fees?

On our flotillas, the first and last night of your charter will be at our base in Zaton, and we cover the fees for this. During the course of a flotilla week you will stop at a couple of marinas, as well as town quays, mooring buoys and anchorages. The prices for these vary considerably, but as a guide, marinas will cost around £1.50 per foot per night, town quays will cost around £1.00 per foot per night and mooring buoys can cost the same, although this often includes national park fees. Your crew will keep you informed and will offer a choice of mooring arrangements if possible.

What wind conditions can I expect?

Generally the prevailing wind is from the North West and the strength ranges from force 2 to force 5. The wind generally increases in the afternoon and in the summer months stronger temporary winds can occur from time to time.

What's included in my welcome pack?

Your flotilla welcome pack includes a few essentials to get you started:

  • Water, tea, coffee, milk, fruit juice
  • Biscuits, seasonal fruit
  • Washing up liquid, sponge, bin bags, matches
  • Toilet paper, hand soap

How much cash should I take with me?

Obviously this will depend on what your plans are, but generally you can expect to pay around 150-200 Kuna (£15-£20) per person for an evening meal. Although most places take card, it is good practice to have enough cash with you to cover any bill. Cash points are available near to our base in Zaton and widely available in Sibenik as well as some of the larger villages and towns – your flotilla crew know exactly where and when you can get more and they will keep you updated as your holiday progresses. Travellers cheques are no longer readily accepted, and Croatian Kuna is the currency used in Croatia.

Do I need to stock up with provisions at base?

A few basic supplies and plenty of water is always good to have on the yacht, with a with a supermarket a few minutes away in the town of Zaton. The majority of the flotilla stops have some facilities and shops. Your flotilla route will include stops at isolated restaurants with their own quay (where you are expected to eat in return for free mooring) and small villages and towns with a variety of restaurants for the evenings.

What are the rules regarding Holding Tanks in Croatia?

There are no formal regulations concerning the fitting and use of holding tanks in Croatia and indeed there are still a great number of charter yachts in the Adriatic without fitted holding tanks. Our recommendation is to follow recommended practice, i.e. only discharge a holding tank well out to sea and to certainly avoid discharge in marinas, bays and anchorages. It is recommended that shore facilities are used whenever possible.

Where in the UK can I fly from?

You can fly direct to Split from London Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton & Stansted, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham.

How far is the base from the airport?

The transfer (which we can arrange for you) from Split airport to our base in Zaton, Sibenik, takes approximately 1 hour, always by air-conditioned taxi, minbus or coach.

The Split Route

Dubrovnic Flotilla

Fly UK to Split and transfer to Zaton Marina in Sibenik for embarkation.

Welcome punch party on the town quay

Croatia fLOTILLA – southern Dalmatia itineraries

Visit the beautiful old walled town of Trogir. Often likened to a mini Dubrovnik, this is also a UNESCO world heritage site, and not without good reason.

Trogir Yacht Charter Base

You are spoilt for choice for your free sailing – you can head around Otok Ciovo to Split (14nm). Moor in the marina and take the water taxi across to the Diocletian palace. Alternatively, 10 nautical miles due south takes you to Solta, and the beautiful bay of Sesula or the marina in Maslinica. Hvar is also possible, but leaves you plenty of miles to cover tomorrow, great excuse for some sailing!

Sun Odyssey 439 exterior

Your chance to sleep in a million star hotel…..tonight we choose a bay for a peaceful evening at anchor.

Croatia Yacht Charter

A beautiful little town, set on a peninsula of its own. Take a stroll up through the backstreets to visit the church, and enjoy a peaceful moment whilst admiring the view.

Croatia fLOTILLA – southern Dalmatia itineraries

Two week clients continue with free sailing, one week clients join the crew back in Zaton for a farewell evening meal.

Elan 384 - 2009 - Ageras

The Kornati Route

Croatia fLOTILLA – southern Dalmatia itineraries

Arrivals & Departures – two week flotilla continues independent sailing with rendezvous in Kornati Opat.

Punch party and our first group meal together.

Croatia fLOTILLA – southern Dalmatia itineraries

The capital town of the island with the same name with excellent fish restaurants on the quay.

Murter Croatia

The main town in the Kornati national park, we have a choice of resturants for an evening meal.

Sali (Dugi Otok)

Kornati national Park (10 nm) – The marina is in the heart of the Kornati national park, an excellent spot from which to explore

Croatia fLOTILLA – southern Dalmatia itineraries

Explore the Kornati national park further, Talascica bay, Trbunj, Vodice are all options, as is the fantastic trip up the river to Skradin, from where you can explore the waterfalls in the Krka national park.

Croatia Yacht Charter

Dine out in style at a local restaurant for our last night. The 2 week flotilla commences free sailing.

Elan 384 - 2009 - Ageras

TWO WEEK FLOTILLA – Combine the Hvar route with thee Kornati route for a two week flotilla holiday

Note: Flotilla routes may vary during the season according to weather and operating conditions. Our flotilla crew will keep you fully briefed each day.

The Weather

Our Croatia flotilla season runs from May to mid October. Temperatures range from the low 70s in early and late season to the high 80s plus, in late June through September. Winds are usually predictable, moderate and occasionally fresh (force 2-5) in the afternoon.

The Crew

Calum Tkaczyk

Calum Tkaczyk

Flotilla Skipper

Aleksandra Korolija

Aleksandra Korolija

Flotilla 1st Mate

Together Calum and Aleksandra are responsible for the flotilla and they will ensure that you have a fantastic sailing adventure and make your holiday a great one.

The Yachts


Bavaria 33 - 2 Cabins 1 Sh/wc (2016)

Dalmatia Flotilla
2018 prices (per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£1,521£2,810
19-MayKornati Route£1,521£2,810
26-MayHvar Route£1,988£3,407
02-JunKornati Route£1,864£3,407
09-JunHvar Route£1,864£3,407
16-JunKornati Route£2,130£3,785
23-JunHvar Route£2,130£3,785
30-JunKornati Route£2,130£3,785
07-JulHvar Route£2,225£4,068
14-JulKornati Route£2,225£4,068
21-JulHvar Route£2,330£4,129
28-JulKornati Route£2,330£4,129
04-AugHvar Route£2,330£4,129
11-AugKornati Route£2,330£4,129
18-AugHvar Route£2,330£4,129
25-AugKornati Route£2,294£3,634
01-SepHvar Route£2,294£3,634
08-SepKornati Route£1,988£3,407
15-SepHvar Route£1,988£3,407
22-SepKornati Route£1,657£3,028
29-SepHvar Route£1,657-

Sun Odyssey 35 - 3 Cabins 1 Sh/wc (2004)

Dalmatia Flotilla
2018 prices (per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£1,697£3,061
19-MayKornati Route£1,697£3,061
26-MayHvar Route£1,940£3,061
02-JunKornati Route£2,136£3,889
09-JunHvar Route£2,136£3,889
16-JunKornati Route£2,136£3,889
23-JunHvar Route£2,136£3,889
30-JunKornati Route£2,136£3,889
07-JulHvar Route£2,222£4,040
14-JulKornati Route£2,222£4,040
21-JulHvar Route£2,531£4,559
28-JulKornati Route£2,531£4,559
04-AugHvar Route£2,531£4,559
11-AugKornati Route£2,531£4,559
18-AugHvar Route£2,531£4,559
25-AugKornati Route£2,263£4,126
01-SepHvar Route£2,263£4,126
08-SepKornati Route£2,178£3,975
15-SepHvar Route£2,178£3,975
22-SepKornati Route£1,927£3,505
29-SepHvar Route£1,927-

Harmony 38 - 3 Cabins 1 Sh/wc (2008)

Dalmatia Flotilla
2018 prices (per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£1,636£3,016
19-MayKornati Route£1,636£3,016
26-MayHvar Route£2,138£3,657
02-JunKornati Route£1,998£3,649
09-JunHvar Route£1,998£3,649
16-JunKornati Route£2,288£4,059
23-JunHvar Route£2,288£4,059
30-JunKornati Route£2,288£4,059
07-JulHvar Route£2,389£4,363
14-JulKornati Route£2,389£4,363
21-JulHvar Route£2,498£4,426
28-JulKornati Route£2,498£4,426
04-AugHvar Route£2,498£4,426
11-AugKornati Route£2,498£4,426
18-AugHvar Route£2,498£4,426
25-AugKornati Route£2,467£3,899
01-SepHvar Route£2,467£3,899
08-SepKornati Route£2,138£3,657
15-SepHvar Route£2,138£3,657
22-SepKornati Route£1,782£3,251
29-SepHvar Route£1,782-

Dufour 382 - 3 Cabins 2 Sh/wc (2015)

Dalmatia Flotilla
2018 prices (per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£2,017£3,746
19-MayKornati Route£2,017£3,746
26-MayHvar Route£2,635£4,543
02-JunKornati Route£2,470£4,543
09-JunHvar Route£2,470£4,543
16-JunKornati Route£2,823£5,047
23-JunHvar Route£2,823£5,047
30-JunKornati Route£2,823£5,047
07-JulHvar Route£2,950£5,424
14-JulKornati Route£2,950£5,424
21-JulHvar Route£3,088£5,498
28-JulKornati Route£3,088£5,498
04-AugHvar Route£3,088£5,498
11-AugKornati Route£3,088£5,498
18-AugHvar Route£3,088£5,498
25-AugKornati Route£2,998£4,788
01-SepHvar Route£2,998£4,788
08-SepKornati Route£2,635£4,543
15-SepHvar Route£2,635£4,543
22-SepKornati Route£2,196£4,038
29-SepHvar Route£2,196-

Sun Odyssey 409 - 3 Cabins 2 Sh/wc (2012-13)

Dalmatia Flotilla
2018 prices (per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£2,230£4,156
19-MayKornati Route£2,230£4,156
26-MayHvar Route£2,914£5,039
02-JunKornati Route£2,732£5,039
09-JunHvar Route£2,732£5,039
16-JunKornati Route£3,122£5,598
23-JunHvar Route£3,122£5,598
30-JunKornati Route£3,122£5,598
07-JulHvar Route£3,262£5,888
14-JulKornati Route£3,262£5,888
21-JulHvar Route£3,415£5,998
28-JulKornati Route£3,415£5,998
04-AugHvar Route£3,415£5,998
11-AugKornati Route£3,415£5,998
18-AugHvar Route£3,415£5,998
25-AugKornati Route£3,362£5,375
01-SepHvar Route£3,362£5,375
08-SepKornati Route£2,914£4,998
15-SepHvar Route£2,914£4,998
22-SepKornati Route£2,428£4,479
29-SepHvar Route£2,428-

Sun Odyssey 439 - 4 Cabins 2 Sh/wc (2013-2014)

Dalmatia Flotilla
2018 prices (per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£2,289£4,179
19-MayKornati Route£2,289£4,179
26-MayHvar Route£2,973£5,091
02-JunKornati Route£3,251£5,887
09-JunHvar Route£3,251£5,887
16-JunKornati Route£3,251£5,887
23-JunHvar Route£3,251£5,887
30-JunKornati Route£3,251£5,887
07-JulHvar Route£4,384£8,149
14-JulKornati Route£4,384£8,149
21-JulHvar Route£4,504£8,259
28-JulKornati Route£4,504£8,259
04-AugHvar Route£4,504£8,259
11-AugKornati Route£4,504£8,259
18-AugHvar Route£4,504£8,259
25-AugKornati Route£3,458£6,277
01-SepHvar Route£3,328£6,148
08-SepKornati Route£3,203£5,917
15-SepHvar Route£3,203£5,917
22-SepKornati Route£2,877£5,301
29-SepHvar Route£2,877-

Sun Odyssey 469 - 4 Cabins 4 Sh/wc (2014)

Dalmatia Flotilla
2018 prices (per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£2,587£4,746
19-MayKornati Route£2,587£4,746
26-MayHvar Route£3,171£5,433
02-JunKornati Route£3,314£6,123
09-JunHvar Route£3,314£6,123
16-JunKornati Route£3,314£6,123
23-JunHvar Route£3,314£6,123
30-JunKornati Route£3,314£6,123
07-JulHvar Route£4,749£8,843
14-JulKornati Route£4,749£8,843
21-JulHvar Route£4,879£8,962
28-JulKornati Route£4,879£8,962
04-AugHvar Route£4,879£8,962
11-AugKornati Route£4,879£8,962
18-AugHvar Route£4,879£8,962
25-AugKornati Route£3,510£6,493
01-SepHvar Route£3,510£6,493
08-SepKornati Route£3,378£6,250
15-SepHvar Route£3,378£6,250
22-SepKornati Route£3,098£5,720
29-SepHvar Route£3,098-

Dufour 520 - 5 cabins / 3 sh/wc

Dalmatia Flotilla
2018 at 2017 prices(per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£3,460£6,408
19-MayKornati Route£3,460£6,408
26-MayHvar Route£3,954£6,408
02-JunKornati Route£5,274£9,851
09-JunHvar Route£5,274£9,851
16-JunKornati Route£5,274£9,851
23-JunHvar Route£5,274£9,851
30-JunKornati Route£5,274£9,851
07-JulHvar Route£6,995£13,119
14-JulKornati Route£6,995£13,119
21-JulHvar Route£7,191£13,300
28-JulKornati Route£7,191£13,300
04-AugHvar Route£7,191£13,300
11-AugKornati Route£7,191£13,300
18-AugHvar Route£7,191£13,300
25-AugKornati Route£5,603£10,474
01-SepHvar Route£5,603£10,474
08-SepKornati Route£5,393£9,995
15-SepHvar Route£5,393£9,995
22-SepKornati Route£4,497£8,383
29-SepHvar Route£4,497-

Lagoon 400 - 4 Cabins 4 Sh/wc (2014)

Dalmatia flotilla
2018 prices (per yacht)
Departure DateRouteOne WeekTwo Weeks
12-MayHvar Route£3,109£5,744
19-MayKornati Route£3,109£5,744
26-MayHvar Route£3,553£5,744
02-JunKornati Route£4,800£8,952
09-JunHvar Route£4,800£8,952
16-JunKornati Route£4,800£8,952
23-JunHvar Route£4,800£8,952
30-JunKornati Route£4,800£8,952
07-JulHvar Route£7,240£13,583
14-JulKornati Route£7,240£13,583
21-JulHvar Route£7,438£13,766
28-JulKornati Route£7,438£13,766
04-AugHvar Route£7,438£13,766
11-AugKornati Route£7,438£13,766
18-AugHvar Route£7,438£13,766
25-AugKornati Route£4,961£9,257
01-SepHvar Route£4,961£9,257
08-SepKornati Route£4,775£8,910
15-SepHvar Route£4,775£8,910
22-SepKornati Route£3,211£5,943
29-SepHvar Route£3,211-

All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme

Book your flights with us to ensure full ATOL protection for your holiday.

Flight and transfer prices per person

2017 DatesFlights and transfers from
13th - 26th May£279
27th May - 2nd June£295
3rd - 16th June£495
17th June - 7th July£339
8th - 21st July£349
22nd July - 25th August£395
26th August - 8th September£459
8th - 22nd September£429
23rd - 30th September£379

Transfers only – available from £50 per person return

Yacht Security Deposit

Returnable Deposit Payable Locally:

Full security deposit from €2000 per charter

Non Returnable – Deposit Reduction Premium:

Yachts under 44ft – £189 per yacht per week

Yachts over 45ft – £252 per yacht per week

Plus reduced returnable deposit payable locally – from €500 to €550


Mandatory Extras:

  • Tourist Tax: €1 per person per day (payable locally)

Optional Extras

  • Inflatable SUP (stand up paddle board) £145 per week, £215 per two weeks
  • Child safety netting – from £220 per charter
  • Skipper £145 per day
  • Hostess £130 per day
  • Wi-Fi (2GB) – Included FREE with your flotilla yacht
  • Seafarer Beach Towel £15 (yours to keep)

Saturday charter flights from Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle to Split with afternoon return from our Croatia flotilla base.
Direct scheduled flights from Heathrow also available.

Direct road transfer to Zaton marina in approximately 1 hour gets you to and from our Croatia flotilla base.

Seafarer will price match on any like-for like sailing product this summer. If you have been quoted a cheaper price than you see here for your selected date, show us the quote and (subject to verification) we will aim to match it for you.

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