The KARPO Crew is made of passionate undisputable sailing enthusiasts, who are successful in what they do both privately and professionally.
They have all contributed to KARPO’s success in the past and are eager to improve their performance in the future.
They are all extremely interesting personalities with a wealth of experience.
Skipper, Coach Helmsman & Tactician
The Father of KARPO. Entrepreneur, developer of electronics, who besides sailing enjoys skiing, hiking and playing the guitar.
Student of International Business Masters Program at University of Ljubljana.
Likes skiing, jogging, hiking, backpacking, free climbing and enjoys computer games, good books, music and movies.
Mainsail Trimmer, Tactician
Owner of a cottage and boarding house. Former tennis player and cross country skier.
Makes the best pancakes in the world, enjoys country life with his family and working outdoors.
During the winter he carries out voluntary work taking care of the ski slopes of the Stari Vrh resort.
JiB & Spinnaker Trimmer, Helmsman
Mechanical Engineer, works at a Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Likes playing chess, riding heavy bikes and participates in extreme adventures. Oton crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 2015.
JiB & Spinnaker Trimmer, Tactician
Architect. Specializes in the restoration of castles and old buildings.
Traveler and adventurer. Enjoys reading good books and likes all types of sports, including skiing, snowboarding, cycling, windsurfing, playing squash and tennis.
JiB & Spinnacker Trimmer
Mechanical Engineer and Florist. Multiple Slovenian national champion in floristry, climber and mountain rescuer. Enjoys working outdoors, hiking and cycling.
Responsible for preparation and maintenance of Karpo’s hull.
JiB & Spinnacker Trimmer
Project manager at City Municipality of Kranj.
Mitja enjoys skiing and also is a motorcycle enthusiast with a very strong desire for speed.
Works at City Municipality of Kranj in a Department of Sports and Culture.
Football coach and Head of Youth Development School at Triglav Kranj Football Club.
Enjoys skiing, swimming and barefoot hiking.
Owner of the Cafe bar in Tollhouse (Mitnica), the oldest house in Kranj.
Former handball player and skier, enjoys good food, likes hiking, cycling, supping and skiing.
Specialising in information security.
Enjoys his own vineyard, likes cooking, reading books, travelling, hiking and skiing.
Lawyer. Employed as a Security Advisor at the Ministry of Justice. Member of Slovenian National Police Sailing Crew.
Enjoys horseback riding, skiing and kayaking. Simon is a fan of active leisure in nature, enjoys traveling to remote regions in his camper van.