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Searching for Something Real - Agia Kiriaki, Greece by Sail....

Jutting out of the eastern shoreline of central Greece and curving into the Aegean Sea, like a giant fishhook, is the Pelion Peninsula. On the tip of this hook, like bait glistening in the sun, is the fishing village of Agia Kiriaki, hoping to catch passersby. In their rush to get to the Sporades, most boats simply sail past this tempting stopover, but this is the destination we set sail for from the port of Volos.  Our crew is a mix-match of people brought together by mutual friends..

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A Peek under the Surface

While sailing along the Croatian coast you are sure to see many interesting and beautiful sights, but those are not limited only to dry land, as soon as you dip your head below the sea surface you will see an entirely new side of the Adriatic. While scuba diving is difficult to manage on a sailing trip and generally not allowed on chartered yachts in order to prevent damaging the boat with heavy equipment, snorkeling can be your ticket to discovering the underwater side of our coast. Even..

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Boat Review: Sailing Yacht Hanse 505

It's time to shine the light on one of the more popular models in our charter offer, Hanse 505. This powerful sailboat is made by the German company Hanse Yachts, one of the largest manufacturers of sailing and motor boats in the world. Founded in 1990, Hanse Yachts has one of the fastest growing boat yards in Europe and its place on the sailing and motor boat market is one of quality and excellence. Hanse 505, coming after it's predecessor Hanse 455, has taken an existing base for a successf..

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Bound to the Sea, Be it Sun or Rain

How to Dress for Sailing Regardless of the Weather Weather can get pretty fickle when you’re out on the sea, and this makes packing for the trip quite a chore. Even if you book a boat in the peak of summer and every forecast points to stable weather, you won’t regret preparing for the unexpected. You can find a few guidelines here to help you get properly geared for sailing. Tricky Summer Weather- Outsmart the Sun Even though summer usually brings forth stable weather; the advice ..

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Health Benefits of Sailing

Sailing is, for some, an irresistible urge to explore the far and nearby shores and all the bounties they offer. However, in addition to satiating your wanderlust, sailing also offers many perks for your well-being. Manning the Sails, a Path to a Sound Body? Regardless of how you arrange your sailing holiday, spending time on a boat always requires a certain amount of physical activity and work. During sailing there are various tasks that you partake in, on a regular basis and even th..

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Sailing to Vis - the Mediterranean as it once was… I Promise!

Imagine yourself on a boat, in the middle of the cleanest sea in the Adriatic, enjoying a warm and breezy summer day, wrapped in the fragrance of ancient cuisine and tradition. Sailing in the area around the island of Vis grants all this and much more. In addition to being an island of exceptional beauty, Vis also stands out as a specifically nautical location due to its distance from the mainland and numerous alluring bays and coves for exploration, that also offer plenty of safe anchora..

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Yacht Rent Offers Support in Developing Recreational and Competitive Sailing in Croatia

Yacht Rent wholeheartedly supports the development of competitive sailing in Croatia, especially when children are the ones participating. With that intent we shot a promotional video for the Sailing Club Galeb (Seagull) in Kostrena and in that way expressed our support for the further advertisement of this wonderful sport. We would like to thank the entire team of the Sailing club Galeb for their participation and hospitality. Recreational or competitive sailing is a great choice for chi..

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Boat Review: NEEL 45 Trimaran

Kaštela, near Split, has recently gotten a new addition to its charter offer. What makes this new boat special, are its three hulls built to form a modern design. NEEL 45 is a trimaran model created by the entrepreneur Eric Bruneel. This trimaran is an excellent vessel choice for your holiday adventure; it offers high comfort due to its spacious and contemporary accommodations, as well as smooth sailing it provides. The boat also prides itself with an interesting, futuristic, modern desig..

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This season Yacht-Rent is in trend!

For all of you who decided to book a boat in Croatia this year we also have a bonus free option that contributes to team building and all around good vibration! We offer a free set of cool Yacht-Rent t-shirts for the whole crew!!! The only condition to this offer is that you have to send at least two (‘the more, the better’) photos of crew members wearing the t-shirts on board, which we can publish on our pages. In addition to the photos we would ask you for a few sentences ..

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Win a 500 € voucher! Contest for the best photo of the year 2015!

The theme of this year’s Yacht Rent photo contest is ‘Sea, people and boats’. Besides the general theme there are no other limitations to the contest and so we’ll be expecting a tight race and lots of creative and interesting photos. This year’s prize is also a voucher in the value of 500 € which can be used for a weekly boat rent in the years 2015 and 2016! The contest lasts until 31.12.2015. How to Participate 1. To begin, log into your Facebook profile (especially if you’re jo..

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Regional Diversity of the Yacht Charter Offer in Croatia

In the recent years Croatia has witnessed a significant development in naval tourism noticeable through the increased offer of the yacht chartering businesses. These are the properties of the Croatian Adriatic coast that are currently the backbone of the naval touristic offer of the country: advantageous geographical, oceanographic and meteorological parameters, great traditional, cultural and gastronomical offer as well as an ample variety of preserved natural riches. While observing the pot..

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Winner of the 2014 contest won a 500 € voucher!

On the 3rd of November 2014 Mrs. Tiziana Carnevali became the first winner of our photo contest, earning a voucher in the value of 500€!!! The winner immediately used her voucher for a two week long boat rental in the current season. And so, with a small help from her Facebook friends she rented a boat with significant savings. The interesting fact is that it only took 80 votes to reach victory. The winner of the contest was exclusively determined by counting the votes of their Facebook frien..

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Silbio Port - The Traces of Antiquity

About 0.8 NM north-east from the Savudrija lighthouse, partly hidden from the curious eyes, the ruins of the ancient port Silbio are a testament to an ancient, yet quite lively history of the area. In the Roman time Istria was still known as Histria, with its local population, the Histri. Histris were well known for being very successful pirates, so it isn’t a surprise that this area had a number of well built ports, as well as significant number of shipwreck remains. The port of Sil..

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Private Honeymoon Cruise on Croatian coast

All-inclusive romantic seven days sailing on luxurious 40 ft+ yacht at one of the most desirable world destinations From 9.500 Eur* The price includes:  honeymoon suite on luxurious 40 ft+ yacht 24/7 skipper and hostess service freshly prepared meals served on board dinning under the stars and in exlusive restaurants tasting specialties of local cuisine open bar with champagne and drinks on board customized itinerary for navigating..

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Make your Valentine's Day special by sailing around the Love island

This year in Zadar and Pašman channel you can participate in unique events on Valentine's Day. The program is tailored to sailors, bikers and pedestrians.   Take the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Pašman channel, place that unites peace and love, while carrying out some enjoyable tasks: Sail around the four islands of beauty and peace Tie a male or female  knot Hang a heart with your name on the olive tree, the tree of peace and wisdom. ..

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Prolonged early booking discount, take the opportunity and save money!

Early booking is always a great chance for considerable savings, but it doesn’t stop at that. By making a reservation in this period you also get the benefit of choosing a boat from a greater number of available vessels. In addition to that you also realize your vacation arrangements on time thus relieving yourself of unnecessary and often stressful last minute preparations. A lot of our partner charter companies, have extended the deadline for early booking until 31.1.2015., with the exc..

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GREAT HOLIDAY OFFER - 7 days of boat rental FREE OF CHARGE!

We have excellent news concerning the upcoming holidays! For each week you book in the period between 14.03.2015 and 16.05.2015 you are granted a week of boat rental free of charge (in the period of 10.10.2015 – 14.11.2015) The offer applies to the following vessels: Bavaria 37 2015 "1" Bavaria 37 2015 "2" BAVARIA 50 2005 "Francisco" Sun Odyssey 45 2005 "Lisi" Sun Odyssey 45 2007 "Avi" Sun Odyssey 45 2007 "Adriana" Sun Odyssey 50 DS 2009 "Samant..

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Marine Christmas and a Naval New Year

Snow covered mountain tops, city squares brimming with cheer and joy, warm fireplace and a fireworks display in the distance, what wonderful ways to spend your winter vacation... for a landlubber. Now, if you're a true sailor, you won't let something like a bit of winter chill stop you from spending time on glistening blue waves. Why not consider a winter yacht chartering adventure? Just think, this will arm you with a perfect opportunity to prank good ol' Santa; it would be interesting to se..

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From the Rooftops of Lastovo

Southern coast of Croatia has a lot to offer to roving sailors, but if you feel more adventurous you might want to sail a bit further from the coastline and visit this peculiar location. Around 55 NM away from the coastline of Dubrovnik, you can find the Archipelago of Lastovo counting 46 islands; with the main island Lastovo at its center.  With the landmass of 42 km2 it may not be one of the bigger Croatian islands, but nonetheless it is a home to numerous curiosities and many beautifu..

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Surreal Beauty of the Blue Grotto at Biševo Island

The island of Biševo, located 4.8 NM from the town of Komiža on the island of Vis, is known by its interesting coastline and an abundant sea bed. The strongest impression is imprinted by its caves that adorned Biševo with its local name L'isola dei busi (The Island of holes). As early as 19th century, the fascinating scenery of the Blue Grotto was captured by baron Ransonet, who was, in fact, the one responsible for opening the wider entrance to the cave. The Blue Grotto is located in Balun B..

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