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Last updated 04 March 2022

Sailing in September

Sailing in September

Sailing Croatia in September is one of our best kept secrets! Less crowds and ideal sailing conditions make for the perfect time to set sail on the Adriatic Sea, and it is often more economical than the peak summer months of July and August.

Not quite convinced? We’ve put together our top 4 reasons to sail in September!

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Avoid the crowds!

This is certainly our favourite point! September sees fewer cruise liners coming into port, and less tourists in general heading to Croatia, making for a more comfortable experience sightseeing. Sheltered bays are practically private and Croatia’s stunning old towns are free of selfie sticks and queues, meaning you can explore and relax in peace!

If you’re travelling with a larger group, the peak months of July and August can be difficult to secure restaurant reservations, however you’ll be spoilt for choice in September, when restaurants can accommodate larger groups with ease.

Another benefit of travelling in September is the abundance of mooring options, with less crowds and less chances that your preferred mooring location is fully booked! One dream itinerary coming right up!

Split Riva

Ideal weather conditions for sailing

Weather conditions in September are a skippers delight! Higher winds mean less time spent using the motor, ensuring a quiet sailing experience that is not only peaceful, but better for the environment!

The weather is slightly cooler than the hot summer months of July and August, with September boasting less humidity and warm, balmy nights.

Sailing in September

Travelling off peak doesn’t mean you miss out!

A common misconception of travelling in the ‘off-season’ is that you’ll miss out on all of the things that make a trip to Croatia incredible, however fear not; restaurants, museums and attractions are still open in September! As this month isn’t considered peak season, you’ll find prices tend to be lower for everything, including attractions and moorings.

Sunset Sailing

Save your hard earned cash

Private Yacht Tours are more economical in September, so if you’re on a budget, this is the perfect time of the year for you! Get the same quality yacht, skipper and flexible itinerary for less in September.