Regatta on the way to the Kornati Islands
Boat rentals in Kvarner Bay Istria
The Kvarner - An excellent yacht charter area is the Istrian peninsula, the largest peninsula of the northern Adriatic between Trieste and Rijeka, as well as the Kvarner Bay, also in the northern part of the Adriatic. Istria in the west is characterized by green hills and Venetian Italian architecture. The Marina of Rovinji with its picturesque Old Town, the Basilica in Poreč and the majestic Amphitheatre of Pula are a nice starting point for yacht charter customers. In the harbours around the Kvarner Bay, yachts of all sizes are available for charter. Pula is the largest town in Kvan Bay and also the yacht charter centre, with large marinas. Marina Veruda and ACI- Marina, other destinations are Medulin, Rovinj, Poreč, Icici, Lovran, Medveja, Moscenicka Draga, Opatija and Umag in the Croatian part, as well as Koper, Portoroz, Piran and Izola in the Slovenian part of the Adriatic. The region is also often recommended as a yacht charter - starting point for a sailing trip to the southern region, the Kornati islands and Dalmatia. Along the east coast to Starigrad-Paklenica lies Kvarner Bay. There are wonderful beaches, organized marinas, with large and small yachts for charter and many small bays for anchoring. Directly north of the bay lies the largest island in the country, Krk. It is a unique island, known for its long history, its valuable cultural heritage, its nature and its beautiful bays. A tip for the charter of a sailing yacht is the Marina Punat, which is hidden in a natural harbour. More marinas can be found on the islands of Cres, Pag and Rab, where yacht charter is also possible. The "Blue Grotto" near Lubenice, the dreamlike lonely anchorages of the islands Premuda, Silba, Olib and Molat as well as the idyllic beaches of Susak are worth a visit.
Wind &Weather in Kvaner Bay
The yacht charter area is mild in midsummer, with moderate winds. Otherwise mixed with wind and rain outside the high season. The best time for family crews is in summer. In spring, the region is more of an area for experienced sailing crews. In autumn or late autumn a bora can sweep over the Kvarner Bay, then you should head for the next harbour as soon as possible, it can become quite uncomfortable on the water.
In Kvaner Bay, it's all about the "thing."
Conditions for a yacht charter in the Kvarner Bay region
Level of difficulty: In summer through the easy Mistral easy, otherwise spring and late summer medium, navigation: there are islands and rocks near the coast, there is an attentive navigation necessary, in addition Springtiden partly up to 1m. Special attention must be paid to capes and passages, as there can be very fast currents. Harbours and anchorages: The preparation of your yacht charter sailing trip is easy, since the harbours are not far apart from each other. In the high season, cheap moorings are often occupied early, many marinas do not distinguish between high and low season. Beware of strong winds, not all moorings are safe. The prices for the harbour dues and for the firmly anchored buoys increase from season to season.
Official regulations for yacht charter in Croatia
The authorities in Croatia require from the charter skipper: "the official driving licence for yachts with coastal navigation, and an official "radio operator's certificate" from a crew member. If you are already on the spot for a few days, the Croatian skipper license can also be "acquired" at the respective port authority, but this license is then only valid in Croatian waters. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to obtain a radio licence in your home country and to present it to the yacht charter company for inspection beforehand. When handing over the yacht, all licenses must be presented to the charter company in the original. The team of Yachtcharter Dagen - your internet specialist for charter yachts will find your dream sailing yacht for you!
Journey to the yacht charter in the Kvaner bay
There are cheap flights from all German airports: for example Munich, Stuttgart, Cologne, Hanover, Leipzig to Rijeka (airport is located on the island of Krk), here the transfer to Punat can be organized inexpensively. For yacht charter customers from the south of Germany, Austria or Switzerland it is also possible to arrive by car or motorhome.
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