San LiMis Crew

Our crew is a group of highly professional people with extensive nautical training and all necessary certificates according to STCW. Our team’s know-how is combined by decades of job experience in their respective field.

Our crew is multilingual speaking English, Italian, German and Croatian.

Leo Lemesic, Captain

Leo was born in 1970 and is San LiMis Captain. He is a Croatian native and speaks English and Italian fluently. He has a valid driving and scuba diving licence and is registered in the Seaman’s book under the number 00073777.

Leo has excellent knowledge of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian ocean, the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Adriatic sea.

His extensive sailing, diving, dinghy sailing and windsurfing experience combined with his knowledge of water sports, islands, marinas, boat slips, restaurants etc. makes him your perfect cruise partner on San LiMi. He is also proficient in water sports vessels and fishing.

His certifications and professional yacht experience are listed below. Other relevant professional experiences include yacht transfers and deliveries as well as crew management. He has a degree of an Informatics and Mathematics high school and has a degree of the University of Economics, both obtained in Split, Croatia. His hobbies are – what else – sailing, diving and football.

Leo has spent five years surrounding the world with a sailing boat. Find out more about the project.

  • Certification and watch keeping for seafarers (STCW II/3)
  • Certification and watch keeping for seafarers (STCW VI/1)
  • Certification and watch keeping for seafarers (STCW IV/2)
  • Certification and watch keeping for seafarers (HR III/4)
  • Certification and watch keeping for seafarers (HR 400405396)
  • Certificated skipper for offshore regattas
  • Seaman’s book Croatia 00073777
2016 – 2017
Fortuna cruising yacht charter company Founder/CEO Croatia
Corthinx International Boatyard Founder/CEO Croatia
SY Sinbad San (22m) Captain Adriatic & Mediterranean Sea
2010 – 2016
SY Dora (17m) Captain Worldwide
Sharedreams project, 66.000 nm sailing Founder/CEO all around the world
MY Indigo Star (42m) in 2013 Captain Adriatic & Mediterranean Sea
2002 – 2010
Fortuna cruising yacht charter company Founder/CEO
SY Fortuna (32m), SY F. Dalmata (30m), SY Libra (31m), S/Y Sinbad San (22m) Captain Mediterranean Sea
SY Grand Jubilee (25m) Captain Adriatic Sea
1995 – 2002
Coast guard ships (up to 27 m) and Coastguard forces commander (Croatia) Captain  Adriatic Sea
1989 – 1993
Fishing vessel Atlantel (28m) Captain  Adriatic Sea

Andi Lovric, Chief Engineer

Andi was born in 1969 and is San LiMis Chief Engineer. He is a Croatian native and speaks English fluently and Italian on a basic level. He has a valid driving licence and is registered in the Seaman’s book.

Andis extensive knowledge of the sea combined with comprehensive technical know-how is a perfect complement for San LiMis Team.

He is experienced with sailing since 1976, private and charter yacht management, ARPA-radar knowledge and also contains proficiency with water sports vessels. He is known as a professional windsurfer on a world competition level and his hobbies are sailing, playing waterpolo and motor racing.

  • Yachtmaster up to 500GT
  • Yachtmaster up to 100GT
  • Advance Fire Fighting (STCW VI/3)
  • GMDSS General Radio Operators Certificate (STCW IV/2)
  • Radar Observer (ARPA) (STCW D6B)
  • Radar Observer (ARPA) (STCW D6C)
  • Basic Safety (STCW D-2)
  • Seaman´s affairs (STCW D-48)
  • Bridge Resource Management (STCW D-45)
  • ECDIS (STCW D-44)
  • Safety On Sea (STCW D12)
  • Seaman’s book
2006 – 2017
Rosa (30m) S/Y Captain Adriatic Sea
2003 – 2005
Lagoon 500 S/Y Season Skipper Adriatic Sea

Jelena Zokic, Hostess

Jelena was born in 1989 and is a Hostess of San LiMi. She is a Croatian native and speaks fluent English and Spanish and basic Italian and German. She is dedicated to working with people of various cultures and she is characterized by professional communication skills due to her working experience.

Since 2012 Jelena has worked, mainly as a waitress and hostess, on various locations. During 2014 and 2015 she has worked as a waitress/ junior hostess on the Carnival Cruise Line and travelled around North America.

She has a valid driving licence and has a wide range of social, physical and technological skills. Her hobbies are running, playing tennis and travelling.

  • Security awareness training
  • Crowd management course
  • Crisis management and human behaviour course
  • Familiarization training (STCW A-VI/1)
  • Basic safety training (VI/1)
  • Survival craft and rescue boat (VI/2-1)
  • Advanced fire fighting (VI/3)
  • Arpa and radar observer
  • Medical first aid (VI4-1)

Tea Nogalo, Hostess

Tea was born in 1990 and is San LiMis Hostess. She is a Croatian native and speaks fluent English and basic Italian. She is exceptionally dedicated to working with people of all cultures and backgrounds. Tea is also keen on entertaining children.

Since 2014 Lea has worked, mainly as solo stewardess, on various motor yachts, sized 20 – 30 metres. During December 2011 and March 2014 she has worked in Housekeeping on the Carnival Cruise Line and travelled around North America. 

She has a valid driving licence and current seafarers medical fitness certificate ENG 1 Medical as well as the STCW 95 and security awareness certificate.

Ivan Krnic, Chef

Ivan finished the School of Tourism and Catering in Split, Croatia. He was awarded the Certificate „Cook of Croatian International Cousine“. Immediately after, in August 1996, he started working as a Chef and since then he has years of quality working experience, working as a Chef in different restaurants, and in the last decade on Motor Yachts.

Ivan will create culinary pleasures with fresh-caught seafood and fresh farmers market produce from the region you are travelling.

Ivan passed the exams and got certificates of the Motor Yacht Manager, RO-RO of the passenger ship, B1 and B2 – search and rescue on the sea, and C for the Skipper.