Sailing Holiday Croatia – Why Not Take A Holiday With A difference.
Visit Split In Croatia This Year – Become Qualified To Sail And Charter A Yacht.
Take an adventure sail training holiday in stunning Croatia this summer the perfect sailing area for learning to sail at a sailing school in croatia. Visiting islands, sampling the local cuisines, tasting the delicious wines and exploring the 1000s of bays dotted around over 1000 islands.
Croatia really does have it all with crystal clear waters and with 250 sunny days in a year with the mild Mediterranean climate, Split is a tourist destination throughout the year.
Can Anyone Join?
Come onboard as an individual, in a group or as a family with a qualified RYA Instructor onboard to actually teach you how to sail the yacht your on. No more just being a passenger onboard.
Get a feel for what you could be doing yourself. Just like driving a car sailing is a skill that can be learned and what better place to learn than in Croatia in a climate that is agreeable to almost everyone.
Book A RYA Sailing Holiday Croatia
We offer Sailing Holidays with RYA Instructor onboard meaning you leave at the end of the course one step closer to becoming a qualified RYA Skipper.
Explore Croatian Islands by yacht. Yacht Sail Training offer a range of courses including 5 day sailing courses / holidays and 7 Day Sailing Courses / Holidays.
Yacht Sail Training holiday’s are conducted on the Adriatic Sea departing from Marina Kastela, Split, Croatia. Choose from Individual Training and Private Yacht Training with just yourself and friends or your family.
Sailing Holidays for all levels of experience: Beginners wanting to become competent crew onboard to professionals looking to master there skills whilst onboard.
Are you looking to keep everyone entertained this summer? or get your crew trained up? Sick of 9-5 work, technology and the rush hour?. Trying to find things to do for every generation in the family?.
Where Will We Sail?
Croatia has over 1000 islands (1244 islands, islets and crags, to be exact), of which 48 of are inhabited. Yacht Sail Training is based in Marina kastela in Split, Croatia with some of the most famous beaches and islands located within a days sailing away.
Depending on course durations the islands you will visit will include some if not all of the following:
Brač is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea. It’s best known for the white-pebble beach Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape), a favored windsurfing site outside the resort town of Bol. Supetar, the island’s main town, offers a horseshoe-shaped beach and ferries to and from Split.
Seaside Pučišća features traditional architecture and an active quarry for the island’s famous white limestone
Hvar, a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, is best known as a summer resort. Highlights of the port town Hvar include its 13th-century walls, a hilltop fortress and a main square anchored by the Renaissance-era Hvar Cathedral.
The island also features beaches such as Dubovica and inland lavender fields. Boat excursions serve the nearby Pakleni Islands, which have secluded beaches and coves.
Vis is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, off the Dalmatian Coast. In Vis town, parts of the ancient city walls remain, along with a thermae (public bath).
Levaman Fortress houses the Archaeological Museum, with exhibits including a 4th-century-B.C. bronze head of the goddess Artemis and amphorae recovered offshore. On a small peninsula, St. Jerome’s Church and Monastery is built over an ancient Roman theater.
Šolta is an island in Croatia. It is situated in the Adriatic Sea in the central Dalmatian archipelago, west of the island of Brač, south of Split and east of the Drvenik islands, Drvenik Mali and Drvenik Veli. The main settlement is Grohote. Its area is 58.98 km². and it has a population of 1,700
Korčula Island. Rich in vineyards, olive groves and small villages, and harbouring a glorious old town, the island of Korčula is the sixth-largest Adriatic island, stretching nearly 47km in length
Where Can I visit on The Mainland Before / After My Time On The Yacht?:
Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia, is a country in Southeast Europe. It borders Slovenia to the northwest, Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro to the southeast, sharing a maritime border with Italy.
Visit The Idyllic Croatian National Parks:
Croatia has eight national parks: Brijuni, Kornati, Krka, Mljet, Paklenica, Plitvice Lakes, Risnjak and North Velebit. Their total area is 994 km²; 759 km² mainland and 235 km² is water. The most popular Croatian National Parks are Plitvice Lakes, followed by Krka, Brijuni and Paklenica.
Walk Around Split’s Diocletian Palace:
Diocletian’s Palace is an ancient palace built for the Roman emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD, which today forms about half the old town of Split, Croatia.
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia, with about 250,000 people living in its urban area. It lies on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea and is spread over a central peninsula and its surroundings
Take A Day Trip To Dubrovnik – Home Of Game Of Thrones:
Dubrovnik (4 Hours Fast Catamaran or Bus Away) is a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea. It’s known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century.
Its well-preserved buildings range from baroque St. Blaise Church to Renaissance Sponza Palace and Gothic Rector’s Palace, now a history museum. Paved with limestone, the pedestrianized Stradun (or Placa) is lined with shops and restaurants.
Dubrovnik has been a prominent Game of Thrones filming location since Season 2 and the Croatian city is a must visit for any Game of Thrones fan. After all Dubrovnik is King’s Landing, the capital of the Seven Kingdoms!
Go A Going A Little Further Afield Visit Montenegro
Montenegro is a Balkan country with rugged mountains, medieval villages and a narrow strip of beaches along its Adriatic coastline.
The Bay of Kotor, resembling a fjord, is dotted with coastal churches and fortified towns such as Kotor and Herceg Novi. Durmitor National Park, home to bears and wolves, encompasses limestone peaks, glacial lakes and 1,300m-deep Tara River Canyon
Where Would I Board The Yacht?
Why not book a RYA Sailing Holiday with Yacht Sail Training School from Split, Croatia?. We offer private yacht charter, group yacht training for 5 / 6 & 7 Days onboard on monohulls and catamarans from our base in Marina Kastela, Split Croatia. Located just 15 minutes drive from Split Airport.
What will the weather be like?
Croatia in the summer is generally warm in the early season, but gets hotter the closer you get to July and August.
The highest sea temperatures in Croatia are during the summer month of August. However, you can swim between June and September in Croatia. The swimming season typically opens during the warmer days in May, if the air temperatures reach the summer level.
The sea is however is still a good temperature to swim in from late April / May time and the sun shines most days.
The wind often can pick up in Croatia from the Bura winds. But often they are short lived and pass through quite quickly. You will learn how to read the weather and know when its safe to leave the dock or best to stay in port.
What will we sail on?
Depending if you choose to sail a monohull or a catamaran. All our yachts are modern well equipped yachts with more than enough space for a family. Most of our yachts are 4/ 5 cabin versions during sail training holidays. Learn To Sail In Croatia. We also provide Yacht Charter for all clients with discounts for those who take courses with ourselves.
What will we learn:
Before anyone takes a RYA Day skipper course we do recommend taking an online Day Skipper Theory course. Prior to a Day Skipper Practical so your up to speed. Competent Crew Courses are for any experience.
Yacht Sail Training offer an all inclusive package for our training courses. This includes the yacht, your instructor, all the extra safety gear onboard for your training. Even everything else through out the course.
Whats Not Included?
Evening Meals – as we feel its better to try the local cuisine ashore to really get a taste for Croatia and support the local economy. Although you can cook onboard if preferred.
Bring your own alcohol you may want to sip while the sun is setting and the days sailing has finished. 3rd party tours or trips are not included in your free time.
Once you meet us at the yacht in marina Kastela, everything else is covered throughout your stay. Bedding, fuel, outboard, dinghy, tourist taxes, the yacht, your instructor, course material, provisions for breakfast and lunches. Basically almost everything.
How much does it cost?
Dates of courses vary so please check the relevant course dates online or Message us but all departs from Marina Kastela.
Prices for courses start from: £295 But keep an eye out for discounts floating around the internet
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