How safe is the investment?
The investment is very safe. You either own the yacht entirely on your own or Croatia Yacht Club owns it, in which case you have a full mortgage security.
Our special charter insurance fully covers any damages caused to the yacht during charter period.
Which yacht model is recommended for the most solid return on investment performance?
For the moment catamarans between 40-50 feet and sailing yachts between 45-55 feet offer the highest yield.
What equipment should the yacht have?
Our offers specify the minimal equipment level, in addition to which you are free to add extra equipment of your own choosing.
Which investment model is better for me?
If a high return on investment is your top priority, our ’Yacht Asset High Return’ model offers the higher return.
Our ’Yacht Asset Secure’ gives you a fixed return and is a safe model with minimum risk.
If you want to invest less money the best fit for you is the ’Yacht Asset Leasing’ model, where we finance 40% of the yacht.
Where is the yacht locateted?
Our base is located in SCT Marina Trogir. One of the most attractive bases in Croatia. With walking distance from your yacht to old town Trogir and only 10 kilometers to Split airport.
What do I have to do as the owner during the charter period?
The yacht is entirely managed by us and requires no effort on your end.
Who owns the yacht during the charter period?
Depending on the investment model the yacht is either owned entirely by your company (if you choose a model where you pay 100% of the yacht) or by Croatia Yacht Club. If you do not wish to start a company solely for the purpose of handeling yacht ownership, the latter alternative might be of interest. In that case you will have a mortgage as safety on your investment.
Do I need to pay taxes on the profits?
If Croatia Yacht Club is the owner of the yacht you will only be taxed on the little part that represents the interest. The remaining amount is paid back as repayment of the loan and is nontaxable.
If you own the yacht in your own company, the tax law of the country in which company is registered dictates the terms of taxation.
Do I need to think about the cost of the boat during the charter period?
Croatia Yacht Club will cover all the costs in the ‘Yacht Asset Secure’ and’ Yacht Asset Leasing’ models. If you choose ’Yacht Asset High Return’ we will calculate the cost that will affect your return on investment every year. The cost is the same in all our investment models but only in Yacht Asset High Return you will get the report of the cost.
Do I need to pay VAT on the boat?
Yachts in Croatia are free from VAT during the charter period. After the charter period it depends of where you take the yacht. In EU tax is to be paid on the written down amount which is usually 50-60% of the price.
Do I need to pay for anything when I sail with family and friends?
You only pay a very low fee for cleaning services during the weeks you use.
What level of maintenance of the yacht can I expect?
Our proffesional maintenance team will be responsible for your yacht. We will take care of your yacht 365 days of the year in accordance with our detailed maintanance program, which is part of the contract.
Can there be more than one owner to each yacht?
Yes, there can be more than one owner to the yacht, so that you can share the investment with multiple partners.
What happens after the contract ends?
After six years you can decide whether you want to continue the charter program, or exit and take the yacht to your home country, keep sailing in Croatia or sail around the world. You can also sell the yacht trough our yacht brokerage, where we will assist you throughout the process.
What is the second-hand value after six years?
In the last decade our yachts have been worth 60-70% of its initial value, depending on the yacht model.
How does the holiday program work?
We have developed one of the best holiday programs, with a wide range of offers. You can choose among 450 yachts world wide, or exchange your own sailing weeks for villas or apartments world wide. If you wish to exchange you sailing weeks we will assist you in doing so. Everuthing is taken care of trough your concierge service.
What happens if I can not use all my sailing time?
Your close family (spouse, sons and daughters) or your investment partners can take advantage of the Owner privileges even if you are not on board.