About us

WHEN YOU ARE HAPPY,
WE ARE HAPPY TOO


Our spirit

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Markus:  The happiest days of my childhood were those I spent with my father on the lake on his sailing boat.  As I grew older those moments full of freedom and discoveries still impressed me greatly, filled me with peace and provided a certain contrast to everyday life. I knew that one day I would be captain of a sailing boat at sea. I love being on the water and showing our guests how wonderful and yet simple life at sea can be. Being able to share my passion as skipper of the LUOPAN means everything to me!

Petra: Seeing that our guest can relax on board makes me happy, when they slow down and forget their daily routine, when they just have time for themselves, for their families and friends. When they are sitting on the sundeck with a drink, as we move gently towards the sun, discovering new horizons…

Our ethos: When you are happy, we are happy, too!

We are here for you

Markus

Captain, Boutique Yacht LUOPAN


Born: February 9th, 1968
Nationality: Swiss
Languages: german, english
Nautical experience: 35 years
Licenses: Croatian Intl. Yachtmaster 100GT certificate
Formerly: 20 years of experience as entrepreneur and CEO in IT business

Your are in best hands of a experienced sailor who knows the Dalmatian sailing aera like the back of his hand.

Petra

Co-Skipper/ Hostess, Boutique Yacht LUOPAN


Born: June 14th, 1987
Nationality: German
Languages: german, english
Nautical experience: 9 years
Licenses: Swiss inland waters motorboat certificate, Croatian Intl. Yachtmaster 100GT
Formerly: car and race mechanic

She is the good soul.
Quiet and invisible, but always there when you need something.

Edi

Chef, Boutique Yacht LUOPAN


Born: April 24th 1992
Nationality: Bosnian, lives since he was borned in Croatia
Languages: croatian, english
Nautical experience: 5 years
License: Croatian coastal yacht master 30GT
Lots of experience as a chef

He simply loves to cook and he puts allways a smile on your face!

Chris

Skipper


Born: March 14th, 1972
Nationality: Swiss
Languages: german, english, french
Nautical experience: 11 years
Licenses: Intl. Boat Skipper Sail & Power 80GT

Our man from the Swiss mountains enjoys the time on the sea!
I love to spend every day together with my guests in nature and discovering beautiful bays & islands. Since many years I know the Dalmatia as well as my home country the Swiss mountains!

Dave

Skipper


Born: August 17th 1965
Nationality: Swiss
Languages: german, english
Nautical experience: 8 years
License: Croatian coastal yacht master 30GT

Our cheerful webmaster & barefoot skipper from the island of Hvar. He abducts his guests skillfully into the hidden bays of Croatia and makes sure that everyone feels comfortable on board. His adopted home, the fishing village Vrboska on the island of Hvar, belongs to the hidden pearls of Dalmatia.

Boutique sailing cruises at its best

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Arrive

Split airport is just a 10-minute car ride away, we will be there to pick you up.

……..we take care of it

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Unwind

Leave the stress of everyday life behind you. We warmly welcome you on board.

……….Relax

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Be well

Cast off! As we set sail, we plunge into a world full of discoveries and freedom.

……….Moments that remain