Dufour 40 Performance

  • Dufour 40 Performance is a cruiser that is ready for competition, thanks to the deck’s layout, which gives it the possibility to sail with a complete or reduced crew. Under the deck, the attention to detail, as well as the refinement and the quality of the interior of the Dufour Yachts is quite impressing, and make this yacht a very pleasant place for your dream vacation. All of these features combined, make this yacht ideal for racing or simply sailing through the waters.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Dufour 40 Performance
    Type:
    Length: 12.35
    Beam: 3.89
    Draft: 1.75
    Displacement: 7950
    Motorboats: Motor Volvo
    Horse Power: 40
    Day by day capacity: 8

Destinations where you can hire a Dufour 40 Performance

  • Yacht charter in Ibiza
  • <p><strong>Rent a boat in Ibiza</strong> and explore Spain, the surrounding islands, the tourist attractions and also its hidden areas of natural beauty. Being only 40 kilometres in length, Ibiza could be considered a small island however it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean and the small size allows you to take one of our yachts and visit Ibiza town and even the other islands including Formentera or Menorca in luxury. By taking one of our yacht charters in Ibiza you can explore these towns and locations at your own pace onboard your own catamaran such as the Sunseeker or another sailboat of your choice. Each year more than 1.5 million people choose the Balearic Island as a holiday destination, among which are many sailing boat fans who like to rent boats in Ibiza too. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <h4>Club Nàutic Sant Antoni Abad: <h4> <p>In the western part of the island, it is a huge port with 579 moorings, which can accommodate ships with a maximum draft of 4.5 meters and a maximum length of 30 meters. </p> <h4>Puerto Deportivo Santa Eulalia: <h4> <p>14 kilometers away from the city of Ibiza, it is a marina with 755 moorings with capacity for boats with a maximum depth of 4 meters and 22 meters of length. </p> <h4>Puerto Deportivo Marina Botafoch<h4> <p>This port located in the north of the island has 428 moorings, and capacity for boats with 4 meters maximum draft and a maximum length of 30 meters</p> <h4>Marina Ibiza: <h4> <p>It is located in the center of Ibiza and 11 miles away from Formentera. </p> <h2>What to do in Ibiza</h2> <p>A boat hire holiday and the charter of a yacht in Ibiza offers the possibility of enjoying the marvelous world of the Balearic Islands and spending an incredible holiday full of yachting, beauty and adventure. With your head to the wind, enjoy incredible beaches and turquoise waters, enjoy fascinating landscapes, weigh anchor in a tranquil bay to rest wherever and whenever you so please when you rent a boat in Ibiza. </p> <p>During your holiday in Ibiza you could visit the world famous Ibizan clubs and party – there is no chance of getting bored on the white isle! You could even take one of our sailing boats as your boat rental for a hen party and enjoy everything the nightlife has to offer. We suggest that hen parties check out the club Pachá, it is one of the best nights out in Ibiza. The parties are the stuff of legend here and Pachá is a legendary club. The majority of the places to go are located in two areas: the city of Ibiza on the east side of the island and San Antonio on the west. The exciting atmosphere of Ibiza simply has to be seen to be believed. </p> <p>On the other hand, the experience of renting a yacht in Ibiza isn’t complete without trying some of the incredible seafood at one of the many high quality restaurants. The majority of which are found on beautiful beaches; some only being accessible by boat. Ibiza is a gorgeous place, perfect for a sailing, sunbathing and relaxing on a fully kitted out boat. A rental boat holiday in Ibiza will allow you to forget your daily life and completely relax. </p> <h2>What to see in Ibiza</h2> <p>Most popular places to go out at night are concentrated in two areas: Playa d'en Bossa and San Antonio. Both places have vibrant nightclubs, restaurants and bars for all tastes where you can taste the delicious cuisine of the Balearic Islands, and some luxury cocktails. The historic center of Ibiza town, on the other hand, is an ideal place to get to know what Ibiza´s actual culture is like, enjoy traditional restaurants, and shopping at dozens of shops around the Cathedral Virgen de las Nieves in Ibiza. Some of the places to visit in Ibiza are: </p> <h4>San José<h4> <p>San José is a Spanish municipality located in the southeast of the island of Ibiza, where there is a large presence of beach tourism. </p> <h4>Cubells<h4> <p>This is a village and parish in the municipality of San José. It is located in the southern part of the island. A tourist attraction of this place is the church of Our Lady of Cubells. </p> <h4>Our Lady of Jesus<h4> <p>It is a village formed from a fifteenth century church built on the site, which later was expanded. </p> <h4>Sant Llorenc de Balàfia<h4> <p>This is a village in the municipality of San Juan Bautista, on the northeastern side of the island. This place has a great archaeological heritage. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>If what you search for is freedom then we can’t stress enough the beauty of sailing by yourself (or with a crewed boat, but with your own route) between the best coves that Ibiza has to offer. Here are our 5 favourites to visit when you rent a boat in Ibiza: </p> <h4>Cala Salada</h4> <p>This cove, 4 kilometres from San Antoni de Portmany, is one of the most visited and valued on Ibiza. The beaches are often rather full of tourists: something that you can avoid with rental in Ibiza if you go yachting in one of our Ibizan yacht charters and find yourself some more elusive coves and beaches. </p> <h4>Cala de San Vicente</h4> <p>This cove, situated in San Juan Bautista, to the north of Ibiza is a beautiful beach, sheltered from the wind by the vegetation covered mountains. It is made up of a large, sandy beach where the sea is calm and blue which is perfect for practicing all manner of watersports such as windsurfing or hopping on a banana boat for a really fun time! </p> <h4>Cala Conta</h4> <p>This cove, joint with Racó d’en Xic is in San Antonio and has two openings opposite two small islands. It’s found on the western side of the island and its turquoise sea is crystal clear. One of the main spectacles of this cove are the sunsets, which you can enjoy from whichever point in the sea you choose on a hired boat or yacht charter in Ibiza. </p> <h4>Cala Gracioneta</h4> <p>This beach is located close to San Antonio, and is characterised by its small size and stunning views. It is rectangular in shape, with fine white sand and surrounded by pine forest and the typical traditional buildings of Ibiza. Its location means it’s sheltered from the wind providing calm waters; perfect for diving. The advantage of this cove is the lack of tourists making it ideal as a relaxing destination for a break whilst you are on one of our sailing boat charters, perhaps you could rent the stunning Sunseeker. </p> <h4>Cala Vadella<h4> <p>This cove on the south-western part of the island is very popular with yacht charter tourists, especially for those looking for a romantic sunset from the deck of their boat. Nevertheless, this isn’t its only draw. Its position, surrounded by pine trees makes it look like a natural swimming pool, which also lends itself to water sports such as diving. </p> <p>These are only some examples but, in general, choose whichever cove you wish, a boat rental in Ibiza will not disappoint you either way. It is a genuine paradise where you can enjoy your boat to the fullest, relaxing, watching sunsets or enjoying water sports. </p> <h4>Currency and language<h4> <p>The currency used in Ibiza, as in the rest of Spain, is the Euro (€). In Ibiza there are two official languages, Spanish and Catalan. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <h4>Ses Salines Natural Park of Ibiza and Formentera<h4> <p>It is located between the two Pityuses natural parks and 75% of its surface is under the sea. It is possible to find an underwater meadow of Posidonia Oceanica, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. </p> <h4>The Natural Reserve of Es Vedrà, Es Vedranell and the islands of Poniente: <h4> <p>This reserve is located in the western and southwestern part of Ibiza, and it has a great diversity in the landscape, its islands, its fauna and flora. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Because Ibiza is an island, its gastronomy is local and has its own style and take on typical Mediterranean food. Among the most outstanding dishes are the Pancuit, a local garlic soup, with tomatoes and eggs; the stingray in sauce with almonds; or the Flao, a cheesecake with a light touch of peppermint. </p> <p>Just as its neighboring islands, Ibiza offers an unlimited number of opportunities to enjoy your sailing holiday to the fullest. Sailing through its waters is a great idea to enjoy some wonderful locations like Menorca or Formentera and experience the culture of Spain. The white island is not just about parties, it is beautiful too, which is why it is a fantastic idea to hire a luxury boat or charter a yacht in Ibiza. Isn’t it aBoatTime you rent a boat in Ibiza?</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Gocek
  • <p>A <strong> yacht charter in Gocek </strong> will offer you the chance to appreciate one of the most attractive areas of the Turkish coast, as well as one of the most famous boat clubs of the entire country, a fame that it has acquired due to the mountains, the forests and the beautiful islands that surround it. On top of enjoying the yacht charter, you will find yourself in a prime sailing location in Turkey. So set sail in Turkey on board one of our bareboat or crewed yachts and go cruising on the Turkish waves on your own yacht charter as you visit different islands, destinations and a different bay every day. </p> <p>Why not rent one of our luxurious models like a Jeanneau either crewed or bareboat and go sailing in Gocek and sail to nearby places like Dalaman, Fethiye, Marmaris, Bodrum, Dalyan, Lycian and many more destinations in Turkey that you wish to visit. Take your boat to any Turkish bays, islands, towns and anchorages that you want on your boat, or even sail out into the Mediterranean! You are in control of our yachts, you decide where to sail your yacht! </p> <p>Located between Fethiye and Dalyan, in the South East of Turkey and it is surrounded by a small group of 12 islands which form part of its territory. In spite of having a modest population of just 4,000 people, this city is one of the most popular destinations of Turkey for the nautical tourism, so get your flip-flops and sunscreen ready and embark on an epic journey. </p> <p>The variety of views and its unique and forest full environment, pulls in thousands of tourists every year, tourists that decide to rent a sailboat or a gullet in Turkey and enjoy of the harmony of this picturesque town. The town has made efforts to preserve its flora and fauna, limiting the construction of large hotels and resorts. Because of this, it could be said that if you are looking to discover the traditional side of Turkey, so do it on a yacht charter in Gocek. </p> <p>The climate cooperates well, leaving the area with over 300 days of sunshine that bathes the shores with an average temperature of 20 degrees Celsius between the spring and the fall. In addition, the smooth tides and the mild winds that generally blow from West and Northwest, make the long summers perfect for sailboat cruising and for your yacht charter sailing holiday in Gocek. </p> <p>Gocek has a prime position in the Mediterranean along the coast of Turkey, use this to your advantage and sail to different destinations in the area. Rent one of our yachts such as a Jeanneau and visit interesting and picturesque towns, islands and ports like Bodrum, Fethiye, Marmaris, Dalyan and many other places on the Lycian shores. This will all add together to create one of the more memorable holidays you will ever have! </p> <h4>What to see and do</h4> <p>There is plenty to see and do on your yacht charter in Gocek. This marina town is built on the shoreline, therefore there are many places that are accessible only form a boat that you can visit throughout your nautical holidays, places like the gorgeous turquoise bays of Atbuku, Bedri Rahmi and Manastir.</p> <p>The Gobun cove is one of most acclaimed marvels in East Turkey, to which one can access by crossing through the impressive opening between the cliffs that bid you welcome. Once inside, you will be able to enjoy the views from the deck of your sailboat in an unbeatable environment. </p> <p>However, without any doubt, the most interesting option is to visit some of the 12 islands that lie out at sea near the territory. There you will enjoy at maximum of a day on the beach, snorkeling, or simply relaxing on the deck of your ship in front of a winding bay. </p> <p>Besides visiting the islands, you can go to one of the nearby towns if you would like to enjoy a sandy beach. The most famous beaches are those of the D-Resort; the Sarigerme beach, only 10 minutes away by bus, and the Inlice beach. </p> <p>The center of town will transport you directly to the past through the fascinating local culture. Take advantage of this marvelous combination between the ancient and the modern that is offered here, and enjoy the beautiful Lician area throughout your sailing holidays. <p/> <h2>Water Sports </h2> <p>The geography is perfect for watersports such as rafting through the river Dalaya, as well as canoeing and snorkeling. There are various schools that will provide you with the necessary equipment so that you can experience the wonderful marine life of the Aegean Sea. </p> <h2>Gastronomy </h2> <p>Without a doubt, you will taste some delicious food during your time on a yacht charter in Gocek. If you decide to visit Turkey, you can’t miss out on an immersion into its delicious gastronomy through the fantastic kebab and the legendary Baklava. The region in particular is famous for its fruits, in particular oranges, mandarins, lemons and bananas. </p> <p>Throughout your journey you will have the option to stop and enjoy the local gastronomy at one of the many restaurants that are located right on the shore. They are equipped to host nautical tourists and have docks available for their sailing patrons. </p> <h2>Traveling and Sailing Routes </h2> <p>One of the best trips from Gocek includes a stop in Fethiye, a city with a rich historical patrimony that is worth visiting if you want to know some of the region’s history. In addition of its history museum, Fethiye preserves the tomb of Amyntas of the year 350 A.C. On the other hand, it is also worth visiting the amazing city of Marmaris, a natural enclave full of an atmosphere in which you will be able to engage in various activities, explore coves and discover its vibrant local life. <p/> <p>Where ever you go, there will always be space for your yacht as there is over 300 moorings and anchorages, maintenance services as well as ship repair and resupply services, therefore it’s an excellent starting or ending point in your journey through Turkey. </p> <p>Choose the right boat for you and unwind on your once in a lifetime yacht charter holiday in Gocek! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer
  • <p>In south eastern France, the scenic fishing and sailing port of Saint-Mandrier is located in the peninsula across from the port of Toulon. From a <strong>yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer</strong>, you have the chance to discover the charming view of the bays of both Tamaris and Toulon. </p> <p>Fishermen and divers are some of the people who cherish these rocky shores for activities such as fishing as well as water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling and sailing. Additionally, there are several stunning coastlines to travel around on your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-surmer, for example Saint-Asile, La Vieille and Canon, as well as the Coudelière and Cavalas beaches. </p> <p>So what are you waiting for? Rent one of aBoatTime’s yachts and experience a fantastic holiday as you enjoy your very own yacht charter holiday in Saint-mandrier-sur-mer. Sail along the Azur coast aboard one of our yachts and visit any French destination that you want, be it a port, beach or coastal town. Locations that you have to visit are; Amel, Maramu, Corsica, St Tropez, Toulon, Porquerolles, Marseille, Hyères and many more locations that are found all over the Mediterranean. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>One of the best characteristics of Saint Mandrier-sur-Mer, in addition to its peacefulness, is its proximity to other coves, bays and beaches, that make a yacht charter the best option for holidays in this part of France. </p> <h4>L’Almanarre en Hyères beach</h4> <p>Located between Nice and Marseille, this beach extends from the coast to a rustic village by the name of Giens. You will love this place if you are a surfing/kite surfing enthusiast. The swamps that can be found close to the beach, will offer you a chance to spot wild flamencos. </p> <h4>Porquerolles</h4> <p>Is a small island with the bluest waters of the entire Mediterranean and is surrounded by incredible coves and beaches, access to which is much more comfortable from your yacht charter. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The French gastronomy is one of the most famous in the world. It is known for its variety born out of the French regional diversity, both cultural and ingredient, but also for its refinement. Its influence can be felt in every almost every gastronomy of the western world. </p> <p>Among the most popular dishes on the blue coast you can find the Tapenade, which is a type of mashed of black olives that is used as an appetizer or sauce. Another well-known dish is the Bouillabaisse, a soup made with a mix of Mediterranean fish, tomatoes and herbs, or the famous Ratatouille, made with eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, peppers and basil. </p> <h2>Culture</h2> <p>To sample the culture whilst on your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer, visit the 19th century church Chapelle St. Louis, or the Franco-Italian graveyard where there are graves of soldiers from the First World War. Go for a walk along the sentier douanier trail in the gorgeous, green landscapes between the three hills that enclose the port. In addition, during your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer you should not miss the chance to see the Cap Cépet lighthouse and the Fort of the Croix des Signaux. </p> <p>Your yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer gives you the chance to visit other tourist attractions in the region. For example, the Naval Museum in Toulon (6 km), Aqualand Water Park at Saint Cyr Sur Mer which opens from June to September (22 km), the Chartreuse de la Verne monastery (42km) or the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde in Marseille (51 km). </p> <p>With the variety of activities on offer, the climate and the beautiful landscapes, a yacht charter in Saint-Mandrier-sur-mer could be the perfect choice for your summer sailing holiday. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Ajaccio
  • <p><strong>Yacht charter in Ajaccio</strong>, either crewed or bareboat, is a fantastic idea for a sailing holiday. Located about 390km southeast of the French coastal city of Marseille, it is Corsica’s capital and largest city. It has every charm of the typical French beach, and is located in a prime position on the island’s western coast, sheltered by a peninsula to the south. Its marina is located on the city’s eastern side, whilst the northern coast is littered with forested hills. The impressive marina is home to a wide range of yachts and boats, whose owners flock from other French ports to Corsica, which also oozes the allure of the Côte d’Azur. </p> <p>Sail your crewed or bareboat yacht charter around the island of Corsica and enjoy sailing in one of our yachts while you visit some gorgeous beaches, islands and any marina you like. Some destinations such as Girolata…</p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>Ajaccio is unusual among French coastal resorts, as a relatively low proportion of its area is urbanized. A large amount of the municipality is protected land, which has helped to prevent the urban sprawl of many other coastal resorts, and has allowed Ajaccio to retain its unspoilt nature. With a yacht charter in Corsica’s multicultural capital, you’ll be able to enjoy the area’s many sophisticated cafés, restaurants, bars and chic boutiques, as well as a fantastic marina. The old town, centered around the square Place Foch, is complete with shaded, narrow streets lined with quaint traditional Corsican houses. </p> <p>Its popularity increased at the tail end of the 70s, thanks to the influx of high French society members during summer. The region’s tranquility and its beautiful countryside made it an ideal destination for high-end tourism. The city’s elegant atmosphere is still present today, and with its glamorous 20th century heritage, it has become a popular alternative destination to the Côte d’Azur. </p> <p>Corsica’s capital is home to a wealth of scenic bays where you can drop anchor and enjoy a quiet evening on the coast. One of the best routes to take is the Route des Sanguinaires, which runs along the city’s southern coast and is filled with beaches and small clear water coves. At the end of the road you’ll find the famous lighthouse and a lookout point where you can see the scenic views of the coast, one of the many highlights you’ll see if you charter a yacht in Ajaccio.</p> <p>If you’re a keen hiker, the region’s mountainous, wooded terrain is ideal. The Chemin des Crêtes is a beautiful nature trail which runs from the city centre to the Gulf of Ajaccio. The nearby town of Porticcio is a lively place, and is also an ideal place to visit for water sports and relaxing on the long sandy coast thanks to the favourable winds in the city’s bay and the area near Porticcio.</p> <p>Finally, Corsica, one of the most stunning islands with one of the best pieces of coast, amazing islands and fantastic areas for sailing is an idyllic location for a crewed or bareboat yacht charter and sailing holiday. Use the Corsican capital as a base location to explore nearby locations along Corsica’s coast and other places in the Med such as; Girolata, Vecchio, Sardinia, Bonifacio, Bastia, Calvi and Propriano. These locations will meet your every demand on your sailing holiday in your charter yacht with an amazing marina to moor your boat in and some of the best beaches to relax on are on offer in these places! </p> <h2>Historic monuments</h2> <p>If you choose to enjoy a yacht charter holiday in Ajaccio, you’ll see lots of historical and interesting sites. Owing to its geographical location, this French Isle has been subject to many conquests, and as a result has been influenced by many different cultures over time. If you’re interested in history, we recommend visiting the Roman ruins, which were discovered just a few decades ago, and bear witness to the city’s former importance during the Roman Empire. Other places of interest are the city’s 16th century Citadel, Genoese 15th century buildings such as the Torre di a Parata and 18th century buildings. </p> <p>The city’s fame derives mainly from being the birthplace of Napoleon. The former emperor’s family home, La maison Bonaparte is now a protected monument and a museum. His legacy is entrenched in the city, such as in the names of city streets, and monuments. The 16th century cathedral has records of his baptism and Eugène Delacroix’s masterpiece ‘Vierge du Sacré-Cœur’. </p> <h2>Corsican Cuisine</h2><p>Typical Corsican cuisine is mainly made up of fresh produce and cold cuts. Corsican cold meats have a distinct flavour thanks to the strict acorn and chestnut diet of pigs bred on the island. To try authentic Corsican cuisine, visit the market in Porticcio, located in the south. </p> <h2>Sailing routes </h2> <p>You can travel on your yacht charter in Ajaccio to the famous Îles Sanguinaires, or the Bloody Islands in English. Their name derives from the purple-red colour of the rocks when seen at sunset. They have a Mediterranean climate, although this depends on the altitude, with the south of the island being colder than the north, and the east being wetter than the west. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Portoroz
  • <p><strong>Chartering a yacht in Portoroz</strong> or the port of Roses, is a unique opportunity to discover the charming Slovenia. Enjoy your sailing holiday of the peaceful and picturesque villages and the friendliness of the inhabitants. It was established in the XIX century as an important mecca for the European tourism due to the healing properties of its waters rich in minerals. The crown jewel of the city, the Hotel Palace was one of the favorite resorts of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Nowadays, the city boasts luxury and modernism and has a total of six spas, a large number of restaurants and several casinos. Visit as many ports, towns and islands (like the Greek Cyclades) as you can during your yacht charter sailing holiday in Croatia on one of our many yachts or a luxury motorboat. </p> <p>You can sail to the charming towns Losinj, Kvarner, Pula, Opatija, Istria, Rovinj, Trieste and many more sailing holiday destinations in Italy and Croatia that have many entertaining things to do that makes a crewed or bareboat yacht charter sailing holiday here worthy of a fairy tale. A sail along Slovenia’s shoreline can be a good start for a visit to this small country. Its wonderful natural beauty has numerous protected areas such as Triglav National Park in the Julian Alp area. In less than an hour and a half journey, you can reach the heart of Slovenia: its charming capital, Liubliana. The capital has a large offer for tourists and a center that makes a great picture for postcard. Slovenia is located in the heart of Europe and the short distance that separates it from Croatia and Italy make of it a perfect destination to begin a journey around the Adriatic Sea. One of the most popular places to sail to from Portoroz is Pula, in the province of Istria. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>This town is the destination of choice for many tourists who decide to visit Slovenia, and its port is one of the most important on the coast. It holds many expos and conferences, which makes it very active throughout the entire year. One of the biggest events is the nautical expo Internautica, which attracts more than 400 exhibitions and 40,000 visitors. </p> <p>One of the places that you can’t miss is the hotel Kempinski Palace, a building that was once one of the most luxurious and important resorts of the aristocracy in the XIX century, together with Grado and Opatija. In the Riviera Casino the visitors can try their luck, while the large number of hotels offer thermal water treatment in its historic bathhouses. </p> <p>During your journey through the Istria, you can’t miss out on a visit to Piran, known as the small Venice for its Venetian influence. Its central plaza is right by the marina. While going by car you have to park outside of town, with a boat you get right to the town’s heart. The charming city of Izola will not let you indifferent with its gorgeous medieval architecture, don’t forget to visit the Palace of Manzioli and Lovisato built in the gothic Venetian style. </p> <p> Just one hour away from the sea one can find the capital, Liubliana that has a city center that looks amazing on a postcard, coroneted by the famous three bridges. On both sides of the river that runs through the middle of the city, one can find many bars with a great atmosphere, especially during the summer months. On the way to the capitol you will find the Postonja caves, considered one of the most important caves in the world. Very close to these caves one can find the Predjama Castle built in a rocky mountain at a height of 123 meters. </p> <p> No one who likes nature should miss a visit to the Triglav National Park and its amazing hiking trails with spectacular waterfalls and glaciers. The most famous is the Vintgar’s throat trail. Another famous Slovenian jewel is the village of Bled, located by an alpine lake of the same name. In the center of the lake there is a small island to which the most adventurous visitors swim during the summer months. </p> <p>The short distance from cities such as Trieste and Grado provides the option to sail to their coasts and ports. At the same time the Croatian Istria region is located just one step away from Slovenia and it is possible to moor in the ports of Rovinj or Pula in a route that has Portoroz as a starting point so that you can visit Croatia. </p> <h2>The Coastline </h2> <p>Slovenia’s small and charming coast offers non-crowded beaches that are surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes where you can drop your anchor and relax soaking in the sun from the deck of your boat. Many of Slovenia’s coves are credited with the blue flag in recognition for their cleanliness and high natural qualities. Its waters are known for their clarity and their turquoise color. </p> <p>The best sandy beaches are combined with a great tourist offer. The gulf is credited with the blue flag due to its high quality. </p> <p>Simonovzaliv beach</p> <p>For families with kids we recommend a visit to Simonovzaliv beach, located close to Izola. This sandy beach is one of the biggest and it has a beach umbrella renting service and an area for the kids to play in. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During your sailing holidays you will have a chance to discover the mixture of the gastronomic influences. The gastronomy in Slovenia has been influenced by the Slavic, Austrian and Italian cuisines. The cuisine is more Mediterranean with a lot of seafood, such as the traditional fried calamari. The restaurants offer pizzas with really thin dough, fresh pasta and risottos. The ice creams and coffees that you can enjoy at one of the terraces have nothing to envy from their local rivals. In the family owned taverns, “Gostilnas”, you will find typical dishes with such traditional ingredients as pork meat, col and buckwheat. White truffle grows naturally in Slovenia, where one can enjoy delicious dishes with this exotic ingredient in almost every restaurant and at affordable prices. </p> <p> Due to the Austrian and German influences, in the bakeries they use a large variety of flour, making bread with a natural fermentation that is so characteristic of these countries. In the cafes one can find delicious cakes and pies, such as the traditional Gibanica, a pie with a Serbian origin with several layers of fine dough and fresh cheese. You have to buy traditional food from the Balkans such as the čevapčiči (spicy sausages) and the burek (a Turkish pie) try one for an authentic local culinary experience while on your sailing holiday. </p> <p>Set sail to Croatia and this wonderful port town on a bareboat, crewed or skippered boat or yacht from aBoatTime and spend a sailing holiday in luxury as you visit a new marina, beach or island every day in the Adriatic or Croatia and resting in some amazing towns that will keep you entertained like Porec, Losinj, Opatija, Kvarner, Pula, Istria and many smaller locations in Slovenia. Don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime, rent a boat now and fall in love with a yacht charter sailing holiday! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Croatia
  • <p>Set sail on a <strong>yacht charter in Croatia</strong>, it’s the ideal holiday choice, allowing you to fall in love with Croatia’s beautiful islands, with calm winds and spectacular views of its crystal clear waters. Along with its calm countryside, Croatia is famed for its diverse marine life and for its extensive sea caves, ideal for snorkelling enthusiasts. </p> <p>On your crewed or bareboat Croatian yacht charter, perhaps a Bavaria mode, you’ll find a wide variety of entertainment and leisure opportunities to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Croatia is the ideal place to spend your holidays, whether your main interest is taking in the evening atmosphere of the local area, or enjoying the peaceful rural landscape, with its quiet, hidden coves. </p> <h3>What to do in Croatia</h3> <p>A yacht charter holiday in Croatia is rapidly growing in popularity and the country's sailing destinations are recognised as some of the best in Europe, offering comprehensive facilities for travellers. Some of the best bases for yacht chartering in Croatia are the cities of Dubrovnik, Split and Trogir, which have some of Croatia’s best nautical facilities, and for this reason can be found in many tour guides. </p> <p>Split’s marina is one of the biggest in Croatia, and has moorings for up to 370 yachts of up to 14 metres in length. It has all the facilities and conveniences you need to experience a pleasurable, care-free yacht charter. The city of Split is home to an enormous amount of nautical traffic, both commercial vessels and pleasure craft, the latter of which is transforming the city into a highly fashionable yachting destination. Split’s charm lies in its medieval core, which offers visitors a glimpse into history, with its beautiful architecture and in being located on the picturesque Adriatic coast, with its crystalline turquoise blue waters. Other cities and places which are well worth a visit are; Kornati, Hvar, Trogir, Biograd and Dubrovnik. </p> <h3>What to see in Croatia</h3> <p>Trogir is another beautiful city, not to be missed. Sunny shores line the city’s coast, making it a very popular tourist destination. It’s also worth taking a walk through its historic cobbled streets and visiting the San Lorenzo Cathedral and the Duke’s Palace. The excellent entertainment and leisure facilities available are another reason thousands of tourists choose this glorious southeastern European country for their summer holidays. Split and many other Croatian cities are top party destinations for young people who also wish to relax on the beautiful surrounding beaches. If this sounds like you, why not visit the islands of Hvar, Vis and Maslinica. </p> <p>Despite the high nautical traffic and modern, highly accessible marinas, the extent of the Croatian coast and nearby small archipelagos make it easy for you to moor your hired boat in the cove or bay of your choosing. If you decide to spend a day or night in one of these idyllic locations, you can anchor your boat here, or if you have one of our experienced skippers with you, why not ask them to follow your preferred route. Moreover, one of our favourite areas is Kornati, which is one of the most beautiful locations in the Adriatic and Europe! The opportunities for a yacht charter holiday in Croatia are endless. Whether you choose a bareboat charter or a skippered yacht charter getaway in Croatia, it is sure to be the adventure of a lifetime! </p> <h3>Ports</h3> <p>There is a wide variety of ports in Croatia where it is possible to moor our boat and visit every single place. Some of the most important in Croatia are: </p> <ul><li>Dubrovnik</li><p>Located two miles away from the commercial marina. Amenities include water and electricity for the boats, and its capacity reaches 450 boats. </p> <li>Korcula</li><p>This can host 135 boats, and provides every service needed by the clients. </p> <li>Split</li><p>This port has a very complete set of amenities, as well as shops and shipyards. Its capacity is 360 boats with a draft of 3-6 meters.</p></ul> <h3>Natural Parks</h3> <p> Croatia is a country full of greenery: the perfect destination for nature lovers. Its wealth of natural parks, in addition to its still small tourist influx makes it a great place to see a wonderful environment without stress. Some of the most important natural parks in Croatia are: </p> <Ul><li>Brijuni National Park</li><p>This natural park is formed by a group of 14 islands and is located near the island of Istria. In total, it is covering an area of 7 square kilometers and is home to a large number of plant species. </p> <Li> Krka National Park</li><p>The Krka river is a stunning limestone area within the Croatian territory. It is characterized by the many waterfalls that exist along their course, formed from the deposition of limestone. </p> <Li>Mljet National Park </li> <p> Located in the far south of Croatia, this park covers the western part of the island with the same name. It is characterized by its unique beauty. </p> </ul> <h3>Beaches</h3> <p>Among these marvellous Croatian cities where you can charter a yacht, there also magnificent hidden coves ideal for diving such as Hvar Cove and Pula Cove. You can also go snorkelling in the city’s aquarium and explore the shipwreck of the Baron Gautsch. If you’re new to diving, there are schools in each coastal city, and in addition, other water sports such as windsurfing and jet skiing are also popular in Croatia. Some of our favourites in Croatia are: </p> <Ul> <li>Dance Cove</li> <p> Located in Dubrovnik, it is a very particular cove, as there is no sand, but the environment is composed of large soft rock. This place is great to visit by boat, since you can swim in the water on one side, and relax under the comfort of the sun from the boat on the other, something they cannot make those who are on foot. </p> <Li>Valovine Beach</li> <p> It is one of the few sandy coastlines you'll find in Istria, but still also retains an overwhelming vegetation environment. It is ideal for sunbathing or completely relaxing during your holiday. </p> <Li>Cube Beach </li> <p> Located in Trogir, it supplies many services such as restaurants, changing rooms, tennis courts, etc. and it is surrounded by pine trees and many rocks. </p> <Li> Raduca Beach </li> <p> It appears in all the guidebooks as one of the best beaches of Croatia. Situated in Primosten, a pristine beach is narrow and long at the crossroads forests and white sand. </p> </ul> <h3>Gastronomy</h3> <p> The Gastronomy of Croatia is heterogeneous and known, therefore, as a “cuisine of regions”, as each part of Croatia has its own culinary traditions. There are many differences between traditional culinary customs of the inhabitants of the interior and of those who live on the coasts. The indoor kitchen is more characterized by its Slavic influences and the more recent contacts with other cultures’ cuisines such as Hungarian, Viennese and Turkish. Coastal regions, on the other hand, have influences from the Greek, French and Italian gastronomies. </p> <p>The advantage of sailing in Croatia compared to other places in the Mediterranean Sea is that the air currents and the distance between the islands allow you to have a quick and interesting navigation. For boaters who want to feel the sea breeze on your face for your vacation, Croatia is a highly recommendable destination. </p> <p>The options for Croatia enjoy a rented boat are limitless! Spend some time with your employer plan which is the best route to meet your best vacation plans. Whether you rent a boat, charter a yacht or catamaran in Croatia, it will be an unforgettable experience. </p>

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