Winter Berthing Opportunities in Croatia

The allure of Croatia in the summer months is reflected in its wide popularity among yacht owners and charter guests. The destination is growing in its premium experiences offering, and we are excited to guide you to the best of the best when it comes to summer adventuring. Now, as we are approaching the winter season, we lined up a few of our favorite places to berth in the winter times.

And there are plenty of reasons to spend your winter months in Croatia: good climate, lots of opportunities for exploring the country and nearby regional hotspots, high level of yacht support available, and great flight connections.

Read on and for whatever support you may need, don’t hesitate to reach out. High season, or low season, you know you can count on A+ team.

Marina Frapa Dubrovnik

This newly built marina (since 2019), is located in Gruž bay, opposite the ferry port Gruž and near UNESCO-protected Dubrovnik Old Town. It has 220 berths for yachts up to 50m in length, with one 100m berth. This fully-serviced marina offers electricity and water supply and is the first marina in Croatia to provide black and grey water disposal on each berth. It is also the only marina in the world with piers covered and protected by plexiglass construction providing yachtsmen protection from the summer heat and unfavorable winter weather conditions.

In the marina area, you can enjoy a spacious restaurant with two terraces overlooking Gruž bay. A rooftop pool with a cocktail bar allows for lovely sunset afternoons.

The nearby international airport of Dubrovnik is known for its great connections year-round, which can be convenient for crew changes in the winter.

Marina Mandalina Sibenik

A member of D-Marin group, Marina Mandalina is the only Croatian marina to be awarded the TYHA (The Yacht Harbour Association of London) accolade for its premium services and offers. It has 440 berths in total ranging from 10m to 70m, with a maximum draft of 5.5m). It offers a wide variety of technical services support (engine maintenance and repair, electrician, ventilation, bilge control, air conditioning, battery control and charging, general cleaning services, and yacht chandlery).

D-Marin Dalmacija Sukosan (Zadar)

This marina is also part of the D-Marin group and is the largest one on the Croatian coast located near Zadar, a truly premium facility with luxury gastro and hospitality service.

It has 1200 berths with 300 dry dock berth capacity convenient for boats up to 70m. Smaller boats will appreciate its travel lifts (30T, 35T AND 80T). D-Marin Dalmacija provides safe and secure surroundings, offering that extra support with their 24/7 security with guards and CCTV. Boats can rely on their around-the-clock dock assistance, concierge, on-site laundry service, excellent wifi connection, and massive parking capacity. Services on offer include the following support: engine maintenance and repair, marine electronics, boat carpentry, lathing and metalwork, ventilation, bilge control, air conditioning, battery control and charging.

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