Sail with a Skipper

If you are not an experienced sailor or you would just like to relax during your sailing vacation you should hire a skipper. Our experience taught us that most of the people have come to a yacht as charter clients but left as being our friends!

The skipper is always a friendly and flexible person and has vast knowledge of the local coast. Apart from providing you the best itinerary according to your wishes they also know the best restaurants and places of interests. The skipper can also be a sailing instructor and share his knowledge with all the crew members who are interested in it.

The skipper is in charge of yacht’s navigation but it is not his duty to clean the yacht inside or to prepare meals. The skipper spends most of the time on board and always has a lot to do, so he doesn’t have much time to cook meals for himself, so you should take care of this – regardless if you are eating on board or dinning out. If you want your privacy, the skipper can go to a different restaurant or eat at a different time. The skipper also needs to have his own cabin so he can get enough rest for all his duties during the day.

All the skippers will always give their best to meet all charterers’ wishes as far as they are realistic and do not compromise with safety.

So, just relax, make a good relationship with your skipper and we are sure that you will be satisfied.

Andrea Tidemann, Norway, July 2018

We had such a good time sailing with YachtingAdria and Skipper Nikola! He had such good recommendations for where to sail, swim and eat. Everything from start of booking to end of holiday went so smooth. Happy days!

Pierre-Emmanuel, France, August 2017

Our Skipper Nikola has been very professional: he takes great care of the safety of his passengers and his equipment: he knows Montenegro well and will advise you on stopovers. Nikola is a seasoned seaman who perfectly masters his boat. On board, Nikola was able to be friendly while remaining discreet: the ideal skipper!

Sanja Laković, Montenegro, August 2016

Our holiday was awesome! We were all so relaxed as if we were sailing for years! I knew that seven days will not be enough but I was not sure how the rest of the crew is going to take it since some of them have sailed for the first time. We are going to sail two weeks next year, this is certain! Thank you!

Anne Walseth, Norway, September, 2010 and 2015

„We were 6 ladies who rented a sailing boat with skipper from YachtingAdria, and spent an unforgettable week along the Montenegrin coast. We visited the towns of Tivat, Herceg Novi, Bar, Budva, Perast and Kotor, as well as several little beaches and bays. We swam into caves and snorkeled in the crystal clear water, ate really good food in cozy restaurants, and enjoyed relaxing days in the sun, under the sails of the boat. Our skipper was very competent, calm and agreeable, and we sailed a lot despite varying winds. Even the rain that came over us on our last day, only added to our appreciation of this trip. We left the country with great memories of peaceful days in the sun, laughter, new experiences and places, and ready to face the North European autumn and winter. YachtingAdria provided us with excellent service, both before, during and after our trip, arranging everything including transfer to and from the airport, and we would not hesitate to use their services again, or to recommend them to anyone who wants to charter a boat in Montenegro.“

Jovanka Aleksić, Serbia, July 2014

We had great time! This was one of the best vacations ever! Thank you!

Luigi Moretti, Italy, July 2013

Our sailing trip was very nice. Our skipper Dragan was very attentive and gave his best to keep our children happy.

Erik Kjersem, international crew, August 2012

We have visited most beautiful places in Montenegro and south Croatia, it was great fun. Our skipper was very professional. Highly recommended.

Sophie Chamberlin, international crew, August 2011

We are sadly back in Amsterdam now - 15 degrees and raining. We had such a fabulous trip, thank you so much for your professional help in arranging it. The holiday was super, really relaxing and exactly what we needed. Our Skipper, Kolja, was also great (a good fit with our group), and the itinerary was perfect (I especially liked Bigova and Kotor). Thanks again!

Verica Rakočevič, Serbia, July 2010

Our vacation was like a fairy tale and we thank our dear skipper Nikola for that! He surely had hard time with three demanding women but he dealt with it like a hero! Thank you again and see you next year.

Becky, Laurie, Adriane, Kelsey, Alana, Helena
U.S., Australia, Sweden, September 2009

Our Montenegro trip with YachtingAdria was fantastic from start to finish! While we were planning our trip, the staff at Yachtingadria were extremely helpful answering all our questions and helping us make arrangements for transportation, accommodation and advice on what to pack. Once we arrived in Montenegro everything was taken care of so we could relax and enjoy our trip. The 7 day trip we did would be great for all ages and all levels of sailing experience. We designed the trip the way we wanted it - what marinas we wanted to visit, how long we spent in towns, how much time we spent sailing - so it kept everyone in our group happy and enjoying the vacation. With the help of our captain Nikola, we took advantage of opportunities to see and experience local culture we would have never been able to do on our own. We would recommend this trip for anyone wanting a great vacation with a mix of relaxing, swimming, sightseeing, sailing and lots of stories and fun memories! We hope to go back and do the trip again soon!