Sailing holidays near Sibenik

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

Marinas in Sibenik

Sibenik is a resort town in Croatia. It is located in the central part of the Adriatic coast.

 

The city is relatively small. It is beautiful and cozy. Therefore, many tourists come here every year. The city has interesting sights, local flavor and low cost of rest.

Sailing season
June - August
Travel season
May - September
Marinas in this location
2
Boats in this location
172

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
+385022
Language:
Croatian
Timezone:
UTC+1, in summer UTC+2
Currency:
Kuna (HRK)
Population:
34,300

Yacht rental in Sibenik

Sibenik is a resort in Central Dalmatia. It is located on the shore of the bay. There are no storms here, but there is a large marina Mandalina. It is designed for 350 yachts.

 

Large regattas start in Sibenik (United Sailing Week, Sibenik Super Series, Salona Cup, D-Marin Farr 40). You need to register for participation in them several months in advance. Also, small, amateur regattas are held here. They are suitable for beginners.

 

Sibenik has everything you could want from an Adriatic holiday. There are beautiful streets, ancient city buildings and crystal clear water. There is a free pier in the city. The region is connected with countless islands. A scattering of dry islands surrounded by clear water is within walking distance on a sailing yacht. It is called the Kornati archipelago.

 

Sailing holidays in Sibenik are designed for beginners and experienced sailors. There is no touristy crowd of Dubrovnik and Split. Therefore, visitors can learn to sail in silence.

Sibenik - Yacht Charter Sailica
Sibenik - Yacht Charter Sailica
Sibenik - Yacht Charter Sailica

Sibenik Routes

From here they sail to the islands and along the coast, north or south.

 

Here is an example of a one-day delayed route in Sibenik:

  • Sibenik — Trogir — Vis — Shchedro — Hvar — Skradin — Sibenik.

Route from Sibenik for 7 days:

  • Sibenik — Zlarin — Caprije — Kornati archipelago — Dugi Otok — Zhut — Krka national park — Skradin or Vrgada — Sibenik.

1146 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
33 ft
Length
2017
Built in
1200 €
per week
5
Guests
2
Cabins
33 ft
Length
2016
Built in
1210 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
32 ft
Length
2012
Built in
1242 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
37 ft
Length
2007
Built in
1254 €
per week
7
Guests
3
Cabins
34 ft
Length
2012
Built in
1300 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
37 ft
Length
2012
Built in
1331 €
per week
7
Guests
3
Cabins
41 ft
Length
2009
Built in
1385 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
37 ft
Length
2013
Built in
Marina Mandalina
172 yachts
Marina Vrnaža
0 yachts

Airports in Sibenik

Split Airport SPU
Zadar Airport ZAD

The airports of Split (40 km or half an hour drive) and Zadar (60 km or 40-45 minutes drive) are located nearby.

Yachting season and weather in Sibenik

The climate in Sibenik is moderately warm. The best time for a beach holiday is summer. For sightseeing, it is better to come towards the end of spring or early autumn.

 

The Croatian coast has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters. Summers are hot, the temperature reaches + 40 °C. The water temperature is about + 25 °C. The Adriatic Sea is rapidly warming up.

 

Eight winds blow on the Adriatic: Bura (Bora), Jugo, Maestral, Grego, Levant, Ostro, Lebich. Each has its own characteristics. They can be recognized by the clouds that appear in the sky. The Adriatic Sea is calm. It will not give you serious trouble while on a yacht.

 

Waves arise from the blowing winds. The height of the waves is from 0.5 to 1.5 m, but they can increase with strong winds. Sea currents are also generated by the wind. They are unobtrusive and move at an average speed of 0.5 knots.

 

The tides have a small amplitude, about 40 cm, but if the Jugo wind blows, it can increase.

Water temperature in sailing season +20...+26 °
Air temperature in sailing season +26...+30 °
Wind speed in sailing season 10−20 knots

Weather forecast for yachting in Sibenik

You can 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 is a service for tracking winds, viewing water and air temperatures.