Rent a Boat - Boat Charter at island of Rab in Croatia
Phoenix Marine is located in Barbat, island Rab, Croatia, directly by the sea. You can see our rental boats on jetty directly in front of our base. Each boat has its own mooring. At each mooring we have water and electricity available.
Our fleet consists of boats from 5.5 to 7.5 m in length, GRP (glass reinforced plastic) pleasure boats and rigid inflatable boats - RIB. They are all high quality boats which Phoenix Marine offers in his sales program.
The charter boats are very well equipped and very well maintained, in average, boats are not older than 1-2 years. On our boats we use Outboard engines of the latest generation, reliable and very economical!
All Hydrosport boats have offshore stepped hull , they are faster and better on rough sea, quickly on plane. This kind of boats needs 15 - 30 % less fuel than similar boats with conventional hull.
In order to prove to our customers that we offer only high-performance boats, we have made an endurance test. The test boat was Hydrosport RIB 646, regular factory boat without any modification, which is also available for rent. The engine was a 175 hp Suzuki. The goal was Rab - Dubrovnik - Rab in one day, 411 nautical miles! The goal was achieved in only 12 hours with an average speed of 37 knots. Total fuel consumption was 361 liters.
If you want to explore Croatian coast and enjoy your vacation, or win boat race, we have the right boat for you.
We can also supply boats to the island of Pag (Lun, Tovarnele , Stara Novalja) or Jablanac for the cost of fuel.
Parking for your car is also available.
Boat charter prices
Island Rab - Island of sun, sea and tranquility
The island of Rab is located in the Republic of Croatia, and belongs to the Kvarner islands. It lies between 44 ° 41 'and 44 ° 51' north latitude and 14 ° 40 'and 14 ° 53' east longitude. Its area is 90.8 km2 where the cities of Barbat, Banjol, Palit, Kampor, Mundanije, Supetarska Draga and the most beautiful city by which the entire island got its name - RAB lie. Maximum length of the island is 22 km, while its width ranges from a minimum of 2 km to the maximum 11 km. The island of Rab is situated under the mountain range of Velebit on the mainland and is separated by a 2km wide channel. Rab Island is characterized by mild Mediterranean climate and has pleasant summers and mild winters. This can be attributed to the mountain Kamenjak (408 meters) that defends the island from the north winds. Rab is known for its well-indented coast, numerous inhabited and uninhabited bays and coves, sandy beaches and clear sea. Around the island there is a larger number of smaller islands and islets that make up this island even more beautiful.
Besides the valuable cultural and historical monuments, indented coastline, beautiful beaches, clear sea and the Mediterranean climate, the island of Rab is endowed with rich and diverse Mediterranean vegetation. The territory of Kalifront is particullary interesting thanks to the Mediterranean holm oak, which can be found in the forest of Dundo, one of the natural rarity on the Mediterranean that was placed under the protection. The Kormčar town park which was planted by the head forrester of Rab, Pravdoje Belija represents one of the most beautiful parks on the Croatian Adriatic.
Rab has a population of 9,000 inhabitants whose main occupations are tourism, agriculture, fishing, shipbuilding and other small businesses. There are no industrial plants on the island. Thanks to its natural beauty and climate and a thousand years of rich history, the island of Rab was declared a tourist and health resort in 1889. Among other famous visitors of the island of Rab were the English King Edward VIII and his wife in1936. When staying on the island, King Edward swam nude in the sea in the Kandarola bay and that day was accepted as the official beginning of nudism on the island, although the first beach for nudists opened two years earlier.
In its 120 years long tradition in tourism the island of Rab has won various national and international awards, including the major national awards, "Plavi cvijet" (Blue Flower) and "Turistički cvijet" (Tourist Flower), awards for best tourist destination on the Adriatic Sea with up to 10,000 inhabitants several times in 2009 and international awards, the Silver Award for the European city of flowers (Entente Florale Europe) and the European Prize for Cultural Heritage (Europa Nostra) in 2005.
Rab, a port city and the capital of the island, lies on a small peninsula between the Gulf of St. Euphemia in the west and the town port in the east. Along the port there is a wide and spacious road, which serves as a mooring for passenger, pleasure and fishing boats on one side, as well as a main promenade through the city, especially during the tourist season. This promenade connects the well-known Rab's squares, Municipium Arbe, the Square of St. Cristofor (Trg Sv. Kristoforja) and beautiful parks Kormčar and Boškopin. In the latter, there are monuments to Rab's twin cities, Königsbrun and San Marino. There is also a children's playground with swings, slides and sandpit, and other facilities for children's entertainment. The town of Rab is very well known Freedom Square (Trg Slobode) with a magnificent view over the bay of St. Euphemia and the neighboring islands of Pag and Mali Losinj, and Dorka Park, which is a statue of St. Marino, a stone mason born on the island of Rab and the founder of the city - state San Marino.
Barbat is located in the southwest of the island of Rab, opposite the island of Dolin, separated from it by the Barbat channel. There are numerous ports and harbors with boat moorings and small sandy beaches in Barbat. Along the coast there is a walkway that runs through the whole towns of Barbat and Banjol to the town of Rab.
The main economic activity of Barbat is tourism, shipbuilding, followed by agriculture, olives, viticulture, apiculture, sheep breeding and fisheries. Sea fruits often end up in many local restaurants.
The coast that features a number of boat moorings, sandy beaches, the most famous being beach "Pudarica", as well as excellent cuisine made Barbat a tourist mecca for tourists with different interest, but primarily for sailors and surfers.
High on a hill 223 meters above Barbat there is the Church of St. Damian - the ruins date from the 12th century and 13th century. There is a mountain hiking route that leads to the ruins. The ruins of St. Damian are the remains of military camps and settlements which were built by the leader of the Greeks Dionezije younger.