About us

MEET THE TEAM

OUR TEAM IS OUR STRONGEST ASSET AND LIKE THE YACHT CREW THEY ARE THE HEART OF EVERYTHING THAT WE DO

No two yachts and no two clients are the same, so the different styles of holiday that we can create for you are limitless. We work together as a team, sharing our knowledge, experience and advice so that each client can benefit from several heads rather than just one. A relentless pursuit of the best service for our customers is essential.We are the team of dedicated professionals, ready to do whatever it takes to make your holidays unforgettable.

13

years of experience

12

employees

540

weeks booked this season

26

yachts in the fleet

4018

sailors served in 2015 till now

ZORAN BRKIĆ

ZORAN BRKIĆ

Founder & Managing director

I am a naval architect by profession and have always been interested in promoting boating holidays as perfect vacation solution. When I founded this company 10 years ago, I though it would be a side project, but it became a focal point of my professional interest. And since then I have not "worked" a single day.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS: my family, my granddaughter Lara, glass of good single malt and a game of jamb with locals.

JAKOV <strong>BOŠNJAK</strong>

JAKOV BOŠNJAK

Executive director

After years of working in the charter industry, on different positions and with different companies, I was given a chance to create the charter company in which I always wanted to work. Adriatic Sailing gave me the freedom to incorporate all my experience and knowledge to make it better, more efficient, to create an environment where new ideas are born and old ones are improved. WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS: technical innovations are always on top of my list, whether they are related to the industry or to everyday life.

ADRIANA BOŠNJAK

ADRIANA BOŠNJAK

Chief Marketing Officer

I have been a part of charter industry for over a decade, but there is always something new to be learned every day, whether it is a new yacht coming onto the market or new itinerary tip that I can pass to our regular clients . Throughout the years I have been in contact with countless agents and booking specialists and have developed connections and personal relations with people around the world. All of this has expanded my horizons
In my every day communication I use Croatian, English, German & Russian language.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS:
my family and son Vigo

ANA ZOVKO

ANA ZOVKO

Booking Manager

During my studies I gained some work experience in several hotels and travel agencies but I find that working in charter industry suits me best. I improved my Spanish when I was studying last semester in Spain. In my every day communication I use Croatian, English, Italian & Spanish language
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS:
One of my biggest passions is traveling so I take every opportunity to hit the road and explore. I love connecting and socializing with people from all over the world. Attending music & theme events with friends is also on my list.

PAVLE ŠEREMET

PAVLE ŠEREMET

Base Manager

I grew up in Split, Croatia and been surrounded by the sea and boats since my early age. My father use to take me to fishing and I am passing the same tradition on to my sons Roko and Vice.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS:
my family and the island of Šolta, where I have a small vacation house.

IGOR ZORIĆ

IGOR ZORIĆ

Accountant & Bookkeeper

I have been a part of the team since the company was founded. When I come to work, I feel like I am at home, which helps me communicate with new yacht owners, who might be scared or confused by Croatian regulations. But do not worry; I will make it all easy and understandable.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS: I am a passionate collector, whether it is collecting old music equipment or knives

MATE MEKINIĆ

MATE MEKINIĆ

Marine mechanic & Technical Support

come from Omiš, a picturesque seaside town in the very heart of Dalmatia. Adriatic Sailing was not my first charter employment but feeling of teamwork & passion for boats that I have here, makes my stay.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS:
extreme sports like rafting, free climbing & zip line adventures

PAVAO TROGRLIĆ

PAVAO TROGRLIĆ

Marine electric & Technical Support

In 2014 I was approached by and offered a job with Adriatic Sailing. Although I had never worked in the charter industry the dynamic of my new position appealed to me, especially the summer period: the weather, the boats and the people coming for their holidays. The environment is positive, I like coming to work and that is important to me at this point.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS:
Swimming, exciting off-road, motorcycle adventure and the Hajduk football club.

JULIJE MATIĆ

JULIJE MATIĆ

Marine GFK Specialist & Technical Support

Working in boat production with Salona boats I acquired valuable experience and skills, and I am happy to put them in use at Adriatic Sailing. I have always loved spending time on the sea and being surrounded by boats; they have always played a significant role in my life.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS:
I have inherited a small fishing boat that I use to enjoy fishing and spear fishing.

JADRAN BRATIM

JADRAN BRATIM

Technical Support

My name is Jadran (eng. the Adriatic) and I graduated from University in Split, Croatia with a degree in Kinesiology. As part of my training, I have studied different sports as well as sailing, which I fell in love with. Being always with tools, repairs and DIY, joining the Adriatic Sailing team felt natural to me.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS:
All kinds of sports, both indoor and outdoors activities.

ZDENKA ČOTA

ZDENKA ČOTA

Cleaning supervisor

I am happy to contribute to Adriatic Sailing with my extensive experience in vessel cleaning and supervising cleaning activities in the charter business.

WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS: family gatherings at our vacation house in Dalmatian hinterland.

MARIJA KOVAČIĆ

MARIJA KOVAČIĆ

Hostess

I have been working in different fields and industries but found my place at Adriatic Sailing. Making sure that every yacht is fully prepared and cleaned in detail is essential in this business so that our guests have full commodity and pleasant stay aboard their vessels. I am certainly driven by this philosophy.
WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY BESIDES MY WORK, SEA & BOATS: spending time with my husband, dog Mojo and fashion.