Sailing holidays near Rijeka

Best places and sailing routes for your sailing trip near Rijeka. Sailing season details, trade winds and everything you need for perfect sailing holidays.

Marinas in Rijeka

Rijeka is a city in Northern Dalmatia. In terms of size, it is exceeded only by Zagreb and Split. The architecture resembles the Viennese one.

 

Rijeka is a spa town. Here you can have a great rest and sail on a yacht.

Sailing season
May — September
Travel season
All year round
Marinas in this location
1
Boats in this location
4

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
+38551
Language:
Croatian
Timezone:
UTC+1, in summer UTC+2
Currency:
Kuna (HRK)
Population:
128,624

Yacht rental in Rijeka

Rijeka is the largest port in Croatia. The coastline is indented. Dozens of islands, convenient for the sailing yachts mooring, are scattered around. There are the luxury marinas and the wild anchorages here. In this part of Croatia, there are fewer charter companies, compared with the south, so the yacht rentals choice is narrower.

 

Fiumanka sailing regatta is held in June, and Rijeka’s Regatta — in March. For participation, one needs to register and to rent a boat in Rijeka for several months before the start.

 

The international airport is located on the island of Krk, connected with the land by a bridge. It is about 30 km from the airport to the city center.

 

Kvarner Bay is loved by all yachtsmen. There are no big waves in this area of ​​Rijeka. It is closed by islands on all sides. There are many sheltered bays and beautiful landscapes. Marina Rijeka is located in the center of the city.

 

Korzo is the main embankment of the city. It is called the heart of Rijeka.

 

The five most important islands of Kvarner are Krk, Cres, Losinj, Rab, and northern Pag. These islands are completely different. Northern Pag is suitable for young tourists. Cres and Krk are more suitable for traveling on a yacht with children.

Rijeka - Yacht Charter Sailica
Rijeka - Yacht Charter Sailica
Rijeka - Yacht Charter Sailica
Rijeka - Yacht Charter Sailica

Yacht routes in Rijeka

 Below is the yacht route for 7 days:

  • Rijeka — Krk — Rab — Zadar — Dugi Otok — Zverinac — Molat — Mali Lošinj — Cres — Rijeka.

1198 €
per week
8
Guests
4
Cabins
46 ft
Length
2003
Built in
2504 €
per week
10
Guests
4
Cabins
45 ft
Length
2007
Built in
11641 €
per week
11
Guests
5
Cabins
86 ft
Length
1970
Built in
21522 €
per week
8
Guests
4
Cabins
70 ft
Length
2007
Built in
Marina Rijeka
4 yachts

Yachting season and weather in Rijeka

The yachting season lasts from May to September. The air temperature during the season does not exceed 28 °C, and the water — 26 °C. These are the conditions of the soft subtropics, but compared to the main part of Croatia, it is cool here.

 

In the wind rose, the northeastern bora dominates. So, if you are interested in the yacht charter in Rijeka and want to trip along the coast, the experienced skippers advise not to anchor by the coast, where trees grow nodding to the south.

 

More lifehacks about the boat rental in Rijeka — from the Sailica managers. Write us!

Water temperature in sailing season +21...+24 °
Air temperature in sailing season +26...+29 °
Wind speed in sailing season 10−15 knots

Weather forecast for yachting in Rijeka 

Main radio channels:

  • VHF ch 17 — Marina channel.
  • VHF ch 16 and VHF DSC ch 70 — Standing watch for emergencies and safety of navigation frequencies.
  • Maritime Safety Information (MSI) is broadcast in Croatian and English by Split Radio on VHF channels 7, 21, 23, 28, 81. Broadcasts: 05:45, 12:45, 19:45

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