Regardless of the purpose of your yacht rental, you should proceed from your experience and your yacht license
(read further on licenses applicable to in Croatia). For sailing practice
it is better to choose a boat similar to the one you trained on at your sailing school. As a rule, those are 30-35-feet yachts with a medium technical condition. To secure the smooth first sailing and to keep the deposit, we recommend opting for yachts from proven charter companies. Also, a smaller boat means an overall simpler and 30-40% less expensive moorage, with easy berthing space location.
If you focused on having a full-fledged family voyage, rather than collecting miles, your best bet will be opting for comfort.
A generator, air conditioners, a swim platform, a sufficient number of cabins and WC/shower rooms, water maker, usb outlets for onboard gadget charging will become your best assistants during sailing. This leaves you to decide on the budget. Low season charters may give you discounts of up to 70% even for new boats. Seasoned sailors normally make their choice based on the sailing route
, since Croatia offers the richest choice of yachts and catamarans to suit for all tastes, and comfort level
. This leaves few more choices to make: decide if it is going to be a yacht or a catamaran, to comfortably accommodate all guests on board, plus develop an action plan. Read our article on differences between sailing yachts and catamarans
to make a balanced weighed choice.