What is a bareboat:
A bareboat charter is an arrangement for the hiring of a boat, whereby no crew or provisions are included as part of the agreement; instead, the people who rent the boat from the owner are responsible for taking care of such things. Bareboat sailing is the process of chartering a boat that does not have a skipper or additional resources. The term “bareboat” is defined as a boat without a crew, fuel or stores.
How to rent a bareboat in Croatia:
A bareboat charter is where you make your way to a departure marina, rent a yacht for one or two weeks and then return the yacht either to the same marina or to a different one that has been pre arranged at the time of booking. To rent a yacht on a bareboat charter, there must be a responsible skipper on board and there should also be someone with a VHF licence on board, it is usually the skipper. Nobody wants to risk chartering a yacht where there may be an issue regarding insurance in the event of an incident.
Irrespective of what bits of paper you may have, you should not charter a yacht that is bigger than you and your crew feel comfortable to handle and have safety at sea. Yachts range in size from 30 to 52 feet, but you should certainly have more experience before taking a larger boat.
Where to rent a bareboat in Croatia:
You can rent a bareboat along the Adriatic coast, which spreads for over than 1700 km. There are situated many towns and 1185 beautiful islands, and each one of them is different. Renting a bareboat is the best way to explore beautiful coast and spend your holiday in Croatia. You can rent sail boat like catamaran or gulet or you can rent motor boat like luxury yacht. There are marinas like ACI marina Pula – Yacht Charter Pula, Rijeka – Palma Charter , ACI marina Vodice – Yacht Charter Vodice, ACI marina Split – Croatia Sailing Charter and ACI marina Dubrovnik – Yachts Navigator where bareboats can be rented.
Sailing route depends on marina where you have rented your bareboat, but the Adriatic coast, undoubtedly is the most indented coast of the Mediterranean, with it’s numerous islands, coves, beaches, bays, small ports and marinas, represents a real heaven for navigation experts. You should absolutely visit the most beautiful and unique Croatian islands like: Brijuni, Cres, Krk, Lošinj, Rab, Pag, Dugi otok, Kornati, Murter, Čiovo, Šolta, Brač, Hvar, Vis, Korčula, Lastovo, Mljet and other.