Dubrovnik: perfect place for sailing

Best sailing areas in Dubrovnik. Sailing routes, weather and wind details, facts about region and important details to sail in Dubrovnik.

Sailing trip in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is a popular sailing destination. There are a very beautiful coastline, rich history, and warm weather. Anyone sailing in Croatia should visit Dubrovnik. Various events and festivals are held here. 

 

A yacht vacation will bring a lot of pleasure. There are many islands, bays, and marinas here. In them, sailors and tourists can spend their free time, sunbathe, swim and engage in water sports.

Sailing season
May - October
Travel season
May - November
Marinas in this location
5
Boats in this location
122

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
+385
Language:
Croatian
Timezone:
UTC+1, in summer UTC+2
Currency:
Kuna (HRK)

Yacht rental in Dubrovnik

The Dubrovnik region is located in the extreme south of Croatia. It is known as the warmest part of the country. There is a lot of greenery, a clear blue sea, delicious fresh seafood, local wines, and a rich natural and cultural heritage. 

 

The locals will gladly show you real hospitality. 

 

Here you can travel on a yacht with children and visit the world-famous city of Dubrovnik.

 

If you love nature, we recommend visiting the Mljet National Park and the Lastovo Island Nature Park. More than 80% of the area of ​​the island of Mljet is covered with forest. Here is the Odysseus cave and the rock of St. Paul.

 

Be sure to visit the «labyrinth» of small islands in the archipelago near Lastovo Island. Here you can visit the submarine shelter of the Second World War.

 

Olive trees grow on the small island of Šipan. The ratio of the island's population to the number of olive trees is even listed in the Guinness Book of Records. There are several bays on the island.

Dubrovnik - Yacht Charter Sailica
Dubrovnik - Yacht Charter Sailica
Dubrovnik - Yacht Charter Sailica

Sailing itineraries in Dubrovnik

There are many attractions in the Dubrovnik region. The city will make your yacht trip unforgettable.

 

The most popular routes for yachting in the Dubrovnik region are:

  • Dubrovnik — Sobra on the island of Mljet — Orebic — Korcula — Lastovo — Uble — Pomena — Sipan — Dubrovnik;
  • Dubrovnik — Mljet — Korcula — Vela Luka — Hvar-Vis — Split.

All routes shown are about 150 miles long and 7 days in duration.

 

Here is another interesting sailing route along the Dalmatian coast:

 

  • Dubrovnik — Saplunara — Korcula — Vela Luka — Veli Lago Bay — Pomena — Dubrovnik.

Available yachts in the region

920 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2011
Built in
1057 €
per week
4
Guests
2
Cabins
33 ft
Length
2017
Built in
1100 €
per week
5
Guests
2
Cabins
33 ft
Length
2014
Built in
1180 €
per week
6
Guests
3
Cabins
39 ft
Length
2019
Built in
1207 €
per week
6
Guests
3
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2017
Built in
1245 €
per week
8
Guests
4
Cabins
38 ft
Length
2016
Built in
1268 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2019
Built in
1270 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2015
Built in
1335 €
per week
6
Guests
3
Cabins
35 ft
Length
2020
Built in

Yachting season and weather in Dubrovnik

South winds blow here (South and Levant). They bring rain. There is also a strong and cold northeastern Bora wind and a fresh Mistral wind. All of them are suitable for a pleasant swim. 

 

The yachting season off the coast of Croatia runs from April to October. The high season is from July to August. May, June, September, and October are also warm.

 

This region has a classic Mediterranean climate. There are hot dry summers with air temperatures up to 40 °C and mild rainy winters. The water temperature is 25 °C. The Adriatic Sea is under the sun an average of 2,600 hours per year.

Water temperature in sailing season +22...+25 °
Air temperature in sailing season +29...+35 °
Wind speed in sailing season 10 - 15 knots

Weather forecast for yachting in Dubrovnik

Upon arrival at the marina, you are usually given the forecast for the next day. You can also get storm warnings over radio links.

 

You can also use the following services to get information about weather conditions:

  • accuweather.com — accurate weather data, satellite imagery, cloud cover;
  • weather — a site with accurate synoptic data;
  • windfinder — a service for tracking winds, viewing water and air temperatures.