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About us



We are a sailing addicted family run croatian charter company specialised in chartering performance sailboats from Beneteau to customers primarly interested in sailing.

We offer a fleet of one design cruiser_racer sailingboats of the First range for summer holiday and regatta charter and a large luxury Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 First Line - the only First Line edition of the model available for charter in the world.

We provide complete regatta and event organisation and sailing courses and regatta sailing courses.

In 2023 we have become a registered RYA training center offering RYA sailing courses for beginners - competent crew course and advanced sailors - the Day skipper and coastal skipper course, as well as the SRC and theory coures. More info about the courses on:

Our fleet consists of 10 identical very well equipped Beneteau First 35 who are ideal for a comfortable stay on the sea while meeting all the wishes of a competitive regatta sailor.

We are very proud of our flagship - an Oceanis 51.1 First Line, 4 cabin/4 wc plus skippers cabin – more sailing area and high tec sails, higher mast, full battened mainsail with 3 reefs, staysail, furling gennaker, upgraded harken deck equipment, all electrical winches without reducing all the comfort of a big beautiful luxurious owner style equipped sailing yacht.

New in our fleet in 2023 - a brand new Dehler 38 SQ - a 3 cabin performance cruiser of the new generation. Fast, elegant and cosy and with a long list of extra equipment and little extras that make the difference.

Our experienced technical team guarantees excellent boat maintenance and keeps the fleet in top condition.
We provide the highest possible standard of service for our clients from the moment they book our yacht until they return satisfied from a pleasant vacation or sporting event.

We are happy to provide our clients a little extra service:
• 24 hours emergency and technical assistance phone
• free onboard password protected WIFI connection with no limit traffic(for up to 10 devices)
• detailed slow check-in
• berthing assistance
• transfer organisation from airport to base
• provisioning service organisation
• welcome at the base between 14 h and 20 h, upon request other times of day
• free mooring including fresh water and electricity in home marina during cruise
• official weather forecast at our office, in the boat papers and at the marina reception
• luggage storage on arrival and departure day
• bedlinen, 2 towels per person, kitchen cloths and basic sanitary supply provided
• office next to the marina restaurant and pool with seating accomodation and refreshment possibilities
• languages spoken at the base: english, german, italian, croatian


Petra Zuber, CEO
Cofounder of the company and CEO, takes care about booking, marketing, design and sailing school. Graduated at the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Zagreb, but decided to move to the coastline and change her profession for her passion for sailing. Takes part in a vast number of regattas and leads a female sailing team for over 10 years. Fluent in english, german and italian she enjoys contacting the clients and organising their holiday or regatta.

Niksa Pirjak-Nike, base manager
Responsable for the base and our fleet Niksa carries out a huge amount of work - and he always does it with a smile. Highly professional and skilled, contributes greatly to our comany s image of a friendly family run business with highest level of service tailored to the clients needs. Married and father of two boys the is never tired and always motivated Niksa is active in the community of Jezera, organizes cultural events and tradional sailing boats regattas and enjoys a good soccer game with his team.

Kazimir Bracanov-Kazo, tecnical support
Hardworking and a highly respectable technician Kazo is our new reinforcement since 2017. With high attention he takes care of every technical detail on the boats. Friendly, helpful and effective he is the guy who can deal with every possible boat problem with a wide smile. His realistic aproach and down to earth nature combined with a sharp sense of humor are a true refreshment for the rest of the team, especially when the times get rough. Married and dad of two girls, together with Niksa he doesn t shy any effort to make life in Jezera even more pleasant.

Marina Raste, booking and hostess

To put it simply - Marina is our sunshine, the company s good spirit. She takes care of booking and of everything and everbody - our clients, the teamsmates, the office, the boats, our website, the flowers, plants and cats around. And she always does it with the friendliest smile and the most positive attitude - no matter how hard it gets. She has a degree in Economy, is originally from Rijeka, married in Jezera - a place sho now calls home and the most beautiful village in Croatia. She is the person to go to if you have any questions, doubts, concerns or need help of any kind.

Tomislav Bradic, RYA chief instructor

Tom is a RYA Yachtmaster Instructor, RYA Theory Instructor and RYA VHF Instructor/Assessor. He is our RYA Chief Instructor. An ex-journalist and Editor in Chief of the most prominent Croatian job site, he decided to change his lifestyle completely - and traded a desk job for a sealife over a decade ago. After setting sails he hasn t stopped doing so. He sailed in the UK, France, Spain and throughout the Adriatic - he enjoys teaching sailing and helping his students achieve their sailing goals, always with safety in mind.