All about Sailboat Rentals in Dubrovnik
A sailing sensation in Europe and cultural hub of Croatia, Dubrovnik is renowned for its idyllic bays and beaches, nearby paradisiac islands and medieval city wall encased Old Town. With a sailboat rental in Dubrovnik, you can experience the best of both worlds, on and offshore. Discover all that Dubrovnik has to offer, from cute cafes serving local delicacies, neighbouring family-run vineyards and a 1940 metre city wall to walk. Spend your sailing days absorbing vitamin D and fresh sea air on the Adriatic Coast with your loved ones.
Ports and Harbors in Dubrovnik
Both Port of Dubrovnik and ACI Marina Dubrovnik host our sailing boat rentals.
Port of Dubrovnik is the major port of the city, with vessels ranging from super small, to extensively large cruise ships.
ACI Marina Dubrovnik is situated further inland at the mouth of the River Ombla. It has approx. 425 berths and is open all year.
Climate and Sailing Conditions in Dubrovnik
The sailing season usually ranges from April to October, depending on the year. There are occasional showers in spring with cooler, yet pleasant temperatures. July and August are the hottest summer months with temperature averages at 25°C to 30°C, in recent years, the mediterranean heatwaves have toppled these averages.
The wind tends to blow in a north-westerly direction, ranging between 5 - 20 knots (6 - 23 mph). In the afternoons it can occasionally pick up above the average.
Itinerary Ideas for Dubrovnik
There are many popular island navigation routes on the Adriatic Coast near Dubrovnik, featuring the Elaphiti Islands and many more intriguing islets.
Dubrovnik itself is a treasure trove of action packed culture, gourmet and medieval architecture experiences.
There are numerous restaurants, bars and cafes where you can try local delicacies such as black risotto or local wine from family run vineyards. The nightlife is also lively in the city centre if you enjoy a wild night out…
Lovrijenac Fortress is 100% worth a visit and also hosts various festivals throughout the year, including performing art events in July and August - a big hit with both locals and visitors.
If you’re into architecture, you can go further than walk the Old City walls. Visit the Prince’s Palace as well as the Franciscan monastery where you will discover one of Europe’s oldest pharmacies (built in 1317). Orlando’s Column is a 600 year old monument depicting an 8th century warrior and Dubrovnik legend.
Dubrovnik is visited yearly by many travellers every year, but also by Game of Thrones fans who enjoy visiting the setting where many of the notorious TV series’ episodes have been filmed. Not to be missed!
Travel Tips for Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik’s very own airport (DBV) is just 20 km away from the city centre. There are taxi and bus services available. Bus shuttles are operated by Atlas.