Sailing & Island Hopping in Croatia
- Vessel: Kairós
- Where: Trogir, Croatia
- Duration: 8 days
- Embark: Trogir Promenade - 11 June 2022, 18:00
- Disembark: Trogir Promenade - 18 June 2022, 10:00
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Discover the coast, islands and waterfalls of Croatia with luxury classic yacht Kairos.
Your luxury sailing holiday aboard classic yacht Kairos begins in the beautiful Croatian city of Trogir. Known for its fascinating mix of Renaissance, baroque and Romanesque buildings, the old part of this medieval city lies on a small island connected to the mainland and the island of Čiovo by historic bridges.
A lot of the original medieval town and city wall remains intact, providing a beautiful backdrop for boarding Kairos and exploring before you join. From Trogir, we will sail and visit beautiful secluded bays, traditional coastal towns, national parks and spectacular waterfalls all whilst soaking up that wonderful Mediterranean sunshine.
- Luxury ensuite cabins
- Sunshine sailing
- 5* professional crew
- Island hopping
Your Sailing Area
Offering a quieter but equally as beautiful side to the Mediterranean that so far seems little touched by the booming tourist trade, exploring the coast and islands of Croatia is certainly best done by boat. From ancient harbour cities shrouded in impressively thick old town walls, to spectacular bays for remote anchorages in crystal clears waters and fair winds, sailing in Croatia has something for everyone. With easy access from UK airports, you can fly from London and be relaxing on board in as little as 4 hours. This sailing adventure on Kairos is perfect for those looking for a little escapism, relaxation and new experiences, stunning landscapes and 5* service onboard!
As with all our sailing holidays, the itinerary cannot be guaranteed and will depend on the weather but will see you exploring the magnificent coastline of the Adriatic Sea and the Croatian coastal towns and islands of Rogoznica, Šibenik, Skradin and Dugi Otok.
Rogoznica is a traditional Croatian seaside village where you will be greeted from the water with quaint whitewashed and red clay roofed buildings lining the harbour front. Its well-protected harbour makes a safe haven for sailors and with its bountiful pebbly beaches and tranquil streets, it’s known for its peaceful nature and remains relatively untouched by the tourist trade.
Onto Šibenik, also known as a gateway to the Kornati Islands. Sailing through the Kanal Luka has to be the most impressive way to arrive at this waterside city. The city stretches along the estuary of the Krka river and St Anthony Channel with the Sibenik archipelago lining the horizon. Grand white buildings line the seafront and the city lies in a labyrinth of steep alleys, graceful squares and winding stone streets leading to hilltop fortresses. Oozing with history, this stop is definitely for the culture buffs than the beach lovers. From the 15th-century stone Cathedral of St. James to the 14th-century Prince’s Palace and the open-air theatre of St. Michael’s Fortress, with some 24 churches, six monasteries and four fortresses, there is plenty to explore.
Skradin is a small town tucked in a natural bay behind Šibenik entirely protected as a cultural heritage monument. Narrow cobbled streets, medieval archways and meandering streets make up this romantic Mediterranean town which dates back some 2000 years. Also marking the entrance to the Krka National Park that cover 73km of the Krka River. A magical place full of waterfalls and gorges, with the river running through a 200m deep limestone canyon.
Dugi Otok also known as “Long Island” is one of the largest islands in the Adriatic Sea. With a lost-in-time feel, there is plenty of untouched natural beauty to explore and enjoy. The southeastern coast is marked by steep hills and cliffs, while the northern half is cultivated with vineyards, orchards and pastures.
All voyages for Kairós
Guest berths: 16 Rig: Bermuda Schooner
Offering guests a sailing holiday experience with luxury at the heart of everything she does, Kairós is a purpose built charter vessel designed with the beautifully elegant lines of classic boat. Spending her winters exploring Cape Verde, Kairos moves into the Med for the summer offering sailing holidays in Croatia, Corfu and Italy.
This beautiful luxurious schooner was designed by Klaus Röder in 2007 who based his design on a classic yacht whilst keeping up with the modern day schooners; built for performance sailing and guest comfort. Kairós offers a total of 7 private en-suite double cabins and 1 twin cabin for up to 16 guests, these private cabins have either a double bed or single bunks and all have air-conditioning. The well appointed deckhouse has its very own small bar whilst below decks offers still more space to relax, from the saloon with its plasma TV to its very own library for relaxing while underway.
Built with luxury in mind, the outline on deck is of teak and mahogany with plenty of space to sun-bath, read a book and enjoy the views. All the sails are electronically retractable, so no need to “learn the ropes” here! (The crew are, however, more than happy for guests to get involved with the operating and sailing of Kairós as much as they would like!)
An admiralty ladder provides the perfect place to jump off into the warm Mediterranean waters, have a swim and climb back aboard with ease. Kairós also offers her guests the options of using her water skiing, wake-board, tube riding and snorkelling equipment!
The professional crew consists of the Skipper, first mate, mechanic, bosun, cook and 2 stewards, so you will most certainly be looked after during your time aboard Kairós. Read more about life onboard here.
Deck planMore about Kairós
Life on board
Sailing with Kairos is certainly an experience of luxury and style. Part of our range of luxury yachts, she has been custom built as a charter vessel from the plans of an original classic so retains beautiful elegant sailing lines, perfect for cruising around the Mediterranean. Unlike some of our more hands on sailing, aboard Kairos, you really don’t have to life a finger if you don’t want to! Her professional 5* star crew are on-hand to assist with everything you need for a truly relaxing sailing holiday. From daily cabin service, a trained chef, onboard water-sports toys and a finale Captains dinner; sailing with Kairos is an experience you certainly won’t forget.
She has a generous communal saloon, ample space on deck for sitting, sun-bathing and dining and all her cabins are private ensuite’s with double or twin bed options. Eating onboard Kairos starts with a rich breakfast buffet, onto a light 2-course lunch at noon, coffee, tea and cake in the afternoon, and a 3-course dinner served in the evening. Upon arrival, you will receive a welcome drink and on the last evening, the Captain’s Dinner will be served. One evening a week, all guests eat at their own expense on land to get to know delicious local cuisine.
With Kairos as your base, great food included and some beautiful bucket list locations; this is a holiday experience of a lifetime and one not to be missed!
*Please note that an exact itinerary cannot be guaranteed due to the changing winds and tides but rest assured Kairos will show you the true magic of Croatia.
Soft drinks and alcoholic drinks, water sports (wakeboarding, water skiing, banana boat chargeable, sea kayak, SUP) However Stand Up Paddleboards and snorkelling (adult size only) are free of charge) with motor drive and trips organised by us are chargeable as an extra. However, we offer this at moderate prices and are well below the prices of other cruises. The onboard currency is the Euro. We will open an onboard account for you on the day of arrival, from which you can pay all personal expenses.
What COVID policies are in place for sailing with Kairos?
All guests must either be fully vaccinated or have a relevant recovery certificate which is required upon booking.
Are all meals included?
Yes, all meals on board are included in the price (breakfast, lunch, dinner and filter coffee and tea). Alcohol and soft drinks are not included. One meal is eaten ashore at the customers own expense.
Can you cater for dietary needs?
Yes, please let us know when making your booking.
What language is spoken onboard?
What are the sleeping arrangements?
Kairos has 6 Deluxe Double Cabins Ensuite (10m2), 1 Standard Double Cabin Ensuite (8m2) and 1 Twin Bunk Cabin Ensuite (8m2) (latter 2 cabins are really well suited to younger sailors and solo travellers).
Is there an age limit?
Yes. Minimum age of 5, and as long as the child can swim.
Do I need to tip the crew?
Tips are not mandatory but are welcomed by the crew!
How many toilet/showers does she have?
All cabins have their own ensuite.
Is there WIFI?
No, but you should easily be able to reach 3G/4G from the shore.
Can I charge my phone/Camera?
Are there life jackets provided?
Are Waterproofs provided?
Do I need sailing experience?
No, absolutely not! Just a lust for adventure.
Will I be sea sick?
Everyone reacts differently but we recommend if you are at all worried to take some medication 24 hours before departure.