Rent a Boat in Šibenik
You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in Šibenik on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats and more in Šibenik and/or in the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check-in is allowed on selected boats. Šibenik is a fantastic sailing location, with so much reachable by boat. There are a multitude of islands with beautiful coves where you can snorkel or scuba dive. Venture along the coastline and stop at the delightful little villages that take your fancy or navigate to the Kornati Islands and explore Kornati National Park. With a boat rental in Šibenik, you can discover Croatia from a different point of view and use your accommodation as a form of transport to travel comfortably on the magnificent Adriatic Sea.
How much does it cost to rent a boat in Šibenik?
Renting a boat in Šibenik costs from 80 dollars per day in low season and from 561 dollars for a week. In high season, the price of renting a boat in Šibenik begins from 128 dollars per day and from 766 dollars for a week.
Is it possible to rent a boat in Šibenik with or without a skipper?
Renting a boat in Šibenik with a skipper is ideal if you want to be guided through the best places in the area and get the most out of your sailing experience. You can rent a boat in Šibenik without a skipper if you have the appropriate licence or if there are boats available to rent that do not require a licence. It is without a doubt a great idea to be the captain of your own boat if you are an experienced sailor.
Which are the most popular ports in Šibenik?
In Šibenik, Marina Mandalina is the main marina and is the only superyacht Marina in the country. You can find yacht rentals
here among other boat rentals.
Skradin (mainland behind Šibenik):
To the north-west of Šibenik on the mainland coast, we rent boats in the following marinas:
To the south-east of Šibenik on mainland:
- Rogoznica - Marina Frapa, Perla Resort Rogoznica
We also have many boat rentals, including sailing boat rentals
, on the island of Murter to the north-west of Šibenik:
Other nearby Sailing areas in Šibenik
How is the weather in Šibenik?
Much like other Mediterranean areas, Šibenik experiences hot and dry summers, with spring and autumn also providing pleasant sailing weather. The average temperature in July and August summer months peak 30°C, heating up the Adriatic Sea to over 20°C.
In general, winds in summer are not very strong. Šibenik is a great location for beginner sailors as the area is fairly calm and also sheltered by the Kornati Islands. The bora wind is the strongest wind in this area, although predominantly in winter.
What to do in Šibenik?
With the Kornati islands so close, island hopping is irresistible in this Adriatic oasis. Tailor your itinerary to your own pace and sail to your desired islands and islets of choice. Motorboat rentals
are perfect for island hopping and exploring, allowing you to get to your destination quicker, in an utterly luxurious manner.
Šibenik itself is a beautiful Croatian city with a national park nearby as well as many wine vineyards and olive tree plantations where provincial wine and olive oil is cultivated. You can visit various vineyards for tours and sampling of these fine Croatian creations. St. James’ Cathedral is one of Europe’s largest religious buildings built solely from stone as opposed to with brick or wood structure. If you’re looking for the perfect instagram snap, St. Michael’s Fortress has incredible panoramic views including the Kornati Islands. The fortress is also used frequently as a venue for many concerts and events held throughout the year.
There are other towns where you can visit or even rent your boat from along the coastline near Šibenik. For example, Rogoznica, one of Croatia’s most beautiful and safest harbours due to the shelter of land shielding strong winds from the area. This charming fishing village used to be the island Kopara.
Vodice is another beautiful sailing location within close proximity to numerous islands. We also boat rentals here and in surrounding areas. From Vodice, you can sail to Kornati National Park on a bright sunny morning, the distance is approximately 18 nautical miles.
How to get to Šibenik?
The closest airports to Šibenik are Split Airport (SPU) 50 km away and Zadar Airport (ZAD) 79 km away. Driving from either airport will take approximately one hour, whereas bus journeys average at two hours.