LOVE STORY is a new luxury sailing yacht, currently under construction and will be ready to welcome its first guests in the summer of 2021.
Love Story will be able to accommodate 14 lucky guests in:
- 2 Master cabins
- 2 double cabins &
- 2 triple cabins.
Love Story combines modern and luxury interior with a spacious and functional exterior where everyone can find their own place to relax and enjoy the peace and beauty of the Adriatic in its fullness. With a lot of cushioned areas on every corner, everyone can find a favorite spot to enjoy their first morning coffee or cocktail inthe sunset. Beautiful dining area on the flybridge will provide you with a unique gastronomy experience while enjoying stunning views.
WEEKLY CHARTER RATE 2023:
HIGH SEASON (24 June - 2 September): €72,000 + 13% VAT + APA
LOW SEASON (22 April - 24 June & 2 September - 14 October): €67,000 + 13% VAT + APA
Summer Operating Areas 2023: Croatia
The weekly charter rate includes:
Accommodation on the yacht, 7 crew members, Croatian 13% of VAT, €3000 worth of fuel, complete linen and towels, yacht insurance, sojourn taxes, yacht cleaning and Wi-Fi.
- If the fuel consumption is higher than the above prices include, the extra navigation is paid for additionally out of APA.
- One way charters are available with a relocation fee.
- Transfer from/to the airport/hotel can be organised on request.
- Crew Gratuity
Crew Gratuity: Although discretionary, a crew gratuity of 10-15% of the charter fee is customary.
CYBA/MYBA terms will apply.
APA (Advance Provisioning Allowance): APA is an estimate (usually 30% of the charter rate) paid with the balance for covering running costs during the charter (food, drinks, fuel, mooring fees, and anything else that guests might need while on charter). Final accounts will be produced by the Captain at the end of the charter and any unused funds will be refunded in full to the Charterer directly. If the funds are not sufficient, the Captain will advise the Charterer accordingly and bills will be settled upon disembarkation.
Payment conditions: 50% of the charter rate within 7 days of signing the charter agreement, remaining 50% plus APA, at least 5 weeks before the beginning of the charter.
Domagoj Trgo - Captain
Domagoj was born on the 3rd of December in 1983. He attended a vocational high school to gain education as a shipbuilding technician, and then moved on attend the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Split, earning the title of naval architect. He spent the next few years working as a crew member on yachts in Croatia, focusing on nautical tourism and learning from captains with many years of experience. In the summer of 2005, Domagoj became the owner of the gulet Atlantia, and he continued gaining experience as a captain and as a host. His hard work and dedication earned him and his gulet a great reputation. In 2015, he bought the gulet Morning Star and refitted it. With a new ship, Domagoj is proving himself as an excellent captain and his guests love him because of his cheerful attitude and kind manners .
He has spent his whole life connected to the sea. From an early age, he started spending time on boats, sailing, swimming and playing waterpolo. Nowadays, he spends most of his time working on his boat and business, but when he finds free time, he enjoys reading, spending time with his wife and son and playing football. His wife has also worked with him in his business and has similar interests. She studied oceanography and marine research.
Ivan Trgo - Deckhand
Ivan Trgo is the sailor on MY Love Story. He attended vocational high school for electronic technicians. After high school, he attended the Maritime Faculty in Split, getting a degree in nautical science, and a skipper license.
He has worked on numerous ships as a sailor and waiter, in several restaurants as a waiter, and he also worked as an electrician in the Split shipyards. In the recent years, he has joined his brother Domagoj in the family business. He has been helping with designing and maintaining the ship. During the year, he lives in Ireland, so his English is at an excellent level.
In his free time, he loves reading, music and travelling. He is a very friendly and cheerful person, and his love for travel and meeting new people makes him an
excellent host and communicator.
Kristina Lovrić - Chef
Kristina was born in Split and grew up in a small town by the sea near Omiš. She has shown an interest in cooking since she was in high school, and over the years it has turned from a hobby into a professional job.
Following quite a while of working in different industries, she accepted the position of head chef on a yacht where she worked for 8 years.
Through her work, she got to know numerous cuisines and teamed up with culinary experts from different nations.
She shows excellent results in all segments of cooking and has a special love for desserts. She speaks English, is communicative and open to cooperation and suggestions from guests.
Her longing is to satisfy every guest and furthermore give them a special experience of becoming more acquainted with the excellence of Croatia through food.
Maja Kardum - Hostess
Maja is a highly motivated professional, who strives for excellence and a team player with excellent interpersonal skills as exhibited in previous employment when communicating with both colleagues and clients of all social standings.
She has done many trips across the Adriatic Sea and has knowledge in all areas of this industry. Based on her experiences and knowledge, she is confident in her abilities to teach others and lead the team to provide first class interior service.
She is also motivated to inspire people in the immediate environment and positively influence their approach to life. Maja speaks fluent English and in her spare time she is into photography, reading and all outdoor activities.
Maja is really looking forward to joining a busy and successful team of MY Love Story.
Matija Špiljar - Waiter
Matija was born in Zagreb, where he spent his childhood. After graduating high school, he started working as a waiter and immediately fell in love with the job. Naturally curious, he enjoyed being active and always surrounded by people. As time passed he developed more knowledge about the job and improved his skills. Nature and the ocean always fascinated him, and enjoyed spending his free time on a mountain bike in the woods or snorkeling. Matija then decided to take a job on a cruise ship, which was a natural choice for him, considering his interestes. He started as a room service attendant, and developed within the company where he stayed for about 5 years and got promoted multiple times. During that period he had a chance to learn from the best mentors, meet wonderful people, and experience beautiful places. As a lead waiter, he decided to return to Croatia. Still in love with the sea and Croatia, he joined the crew of Love Story.
Matija is keen to present the natural beauties of Croatia, the gastronomy, and cultural heritage from another perspective, on a new level of understanding and in a more sophisticated way than before. When not onboard he likes to enjoy reading, painting, digital design, and sports.
Suzana Semen - Hostess
Although a history teacher by profession, tourism and hospitality have been an important sector of Suzana’s life since childhood. An essential part of her work experience, in which meeting people has always been the subject of her greatest interest. We all tell our own stories and the stories of the culture that has shaped us, and by sharing we enrich each other's perspectives.
After graduating, Suzana ventured on a whole series of adventurous and solo trips where she gained direct experiences of many exotic contents that we learn about from books, which she even documented in writing: from the heart of the Amazon rainforest to the far eastern Himalayan regions of the ancient Indian civilization. Free-spirited, she discovers her homeland with the same passion as remote corners of the world.
Suzana’s passions are hiking, music, ancient knowledge, making natural cosmetics, collecting plants, gardening and food.
Her approach is always open and compassionate, always in a good mood and available to address different challenges and problems.
She speaks fluent English and Spanish, and sings whenever there is a chance.