Captain Name: Jerry Tomislav
Captain Nationality: Croatian
Number of Crew: 5
Jerry Tomislav – Captain
Jerry has been onboard ANNABEL II since 2021. He holds a 500GT ocean license and has years of experience. He started in the industry after working on cruise ships, from where he was offered a position on a private motor yacht and got hooked in the luxury yacht sector. Prior to joining ANNABEL II, he was a 1st Officer and Relief Captain on a 45m MY. He enjoys watersports, cycling, and motorsports and has an uncanny knack for fishing. In addition, Jerry is a talented blues harmonica player. He speaks Croatian, English, and Italian.
Aleksa Jovicic – Engineer / Mate
During his nautical studies, Aleksa decided to move from his hometown and go to America where, as a young man, he gained working experience in various positions. His passion for the sea brought him back home and he entered the yachting industry as a deckhand and shortly after obtained his engineering license at Blue Waters in France. From here he gained his captain’s license. Aleksa is a passionate scuba diver. He speaks English and German.
Filippo Zuin – Chef
Filippo joins Annabel II with a wealth of culinary experience, a journey he embarked on starting in 2006, working his way up the ranks and quickly becoming head chef at some very respectable restaurants. He entered the charter yachting scene in 2018 and has not looked back, along side his girlfriend, they have made an excellent dynamic duo and fit well into a team environment. Filippo hails from Italy, he has travelled extensively and very much enjoys discovering new flavours. He is well versed in a variety of cuisines, allowing him to cater to every guests needs and requests. In his spare time, if he is not cooking and creating, he is an avid water sports enthusiast.
Jessica Alfonzo Martins – Chief Stewardess
Jessica is a great addition to the Annabel team as chief stewardess, not only does she have 8 years behind her in the hospitality industry, but she is also an excellent cook and therefore assists Filippo with ease. Her charismatic nature and attention to detail ensures that her guests are well looked after and Annabel II is kept in pristine condition. Jessica was born in Venezuela and is a Portuguese citizen, she speaks English, Spanish and Italian.
Jelena Ciric – Stewardess/Deckhand
Jelena is hardworking and adaptive with a positive attitude and very good communication and organisational skills. She is an excellent ‘all-rounder’, having a great eye for detail. Jelena has extensive experience in hospitality including fine dining waitressing, bartending and front of house management. In her free time, Jelena enjoys arts and dance, water sports and cooking. Jelena has been in the yachting industry for two seasons and is a valued member of the team. Jelena speaks English and Serbian fluently and has an A1 level in Russian and Spanish.