A sailing holiday from Vodice offers everything a sailor's heart desires: plenty of bays and moorings on the many offshore islands along the beautiful coastline. In Vodice, sailing enthusiasts experience a high standard of quality at fair prices. Pitter Yachting offers the best all-round service at a uniformly high level of quality.
Sailing from Vodice: General information about the port city
Vodice is a lively little town in central Dalmatia, which is especially busy in the summer months. It lies between Šibenik and Biograd na Moru on a wide bay. A beautiful promenade decorated with flowers leads from the marina to the old town, which invites you to stroll around with its countless cafés and restaurants. With its charming old town and natural stone houses, Vodice has preserved the homely charm of what was once a small fishing village. The many bars and music cafés make it a busy place in the evenings. For sailors, this is always a welcome change from the lonely bays of the many small and large islands in the sailing area around Vodice.
The following sights can be visited in Vodice:
- Okit mountain
- Parish Church of the Holy Cross with its steeple
- Church of the Holy Cross
- Coric's tower
- Aquarium and museum
Other attractions in the area are the two national parks Krka and Kornati. The small fishing town of Tribunj is 2 km away from Vodice and is especially known for the donkey race that takes place annually in August. Other recommended towns are Šibenik and Skradin.
Yacht charter Vodice: diverse cruises and destinations in the sailing estuary of the Central Dalmatian islands
Vodice is located in the heart of Dalmatia and its central position makes it an ideal starting port for yacht charters. From there you can explore the Krka and Kornati national parks. It is also not far from the islands of Tijat, Kaprije, Kakan and Žirje. From Vodice you can sail both south and north. The harbour town is a popular destination for yacht charters in Central Dalmatia due to its very good infrastructure.
Vodice is surrounded by beautiful bathing beaches such as Playa Plaza, which is particularly popular with families with children. Secluded bays and beaches can be found on the islands of Tijat, Prvic and Logorun. These can be reached with a boat charter from Pitter Yachting.
The best time to sail from Vodice is from May to September. During this period, temperatures are pleasant, at around 24 degrees and there is hardly any rainfall. On a trip with skipper, crew or with family and friends, you will experience an unforgettable sailing holiday around Vodice.
ACI Marina Vodice - sailing yacht, sailboat or catamaran charter
ACI Marina Vodice is located in the town centre, northeast of the harbour. It is protected by two piers and is open all year round. In 2017, Vodice Marina was awarded 3rd place in the category of best marinas in the Central Adriatic in the "Tourist Flower - Quality for Croatia" campaign. The marina was also awarded "Blue Flag", after meeting strict environmental criteria such as safety and water quality.
ACI Marina Vodice has 380 sheltered moorings with electricity and water connections and 55 dry moorings. Southeast of the harbour light, about 180 metres away, there is a spot with a water depth of only 1.30 metres. This is marked with an illuminated marker and can only be navigated around on the right. Particular attention must be paid to this shallow spot when entering the harbour at night.
Infrastructure of the Marina Vodice
The Pitter Yachtcharter base is located in the ACI Marina Vodice, you will find the charter office in the service area. ACI Marina Vodice is located in the north-eastern part of the port of Vodice and has all the usual facilities of a modern marina. These include:
- Exchange office
- Sanitary facilities (showers and toilets)
- Crane 10t
- Travel-lift 40t
Shopping in Vodice
Vodice offers a variety of shopping facilities. There are several large supermarkets and discount stores. Around the harbour basin there are many small grocery shops as well as two Konzum to shop for your yacht charter. A daily market offers fresh fish as well as fruit and vegetables. Bakeries and butchers complete the offer.
Provisioning service with JAM Yacht Supply
Food and products for daily use such as hygiene articles and household goods can be ordered from the JAM Yacht Supply online shop. Delivery to the yacht is individual so that the order is already on board when you check in.
Petrol station for boats and yachts in Vodice
A petrol station is located on the outside of the harbour embankment that protects Marina Vodice from southerly winds.
Getting to Vodice in Croatia
Split International Airport (Trogir/Kaštela) is only 60 kilometres and Zadar Airport 75 kilometres from Vodice. The transfer to both airports takes about 1 ¼ hours and can be arranged. If you would like a shuttle, please let us know one week before the charter.
Due to its proximity to the motorway, the Pitter Yachtcharter base in Vodice is easily accessible by car. The distances are:
- Munich: 780 km
- Salzburg: 660 km
- Vienna: 680 km
- Graz: 500 km
Paid parking spaces are available at the marina. They are supervised around the clock. The cost is €12.00 per day and €57.00 per week.