Accommodates 10 guests in 5 VIP cabins all with private facilities and fully air-conditioned
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Crew Info: Captain Roberto Rodrigues
Roberto was born in Cascais, a seaside town close to Lisbon in Portugal in 1980. His passion for the sea led him to learn how to sail at the age of 12, on his father’s and friends’ boats. After his university studies in Marketing and Business Management with specialty in Tourism, at the age of 25 he moved to Greece, where he found out that he could marry his long life passion for the sea with a professional career in the Yachting Industry.
His naval education includes MCA/RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Sail and Motor Conversion, MCA/RYA Cruising Instructor, Greek Offshore Sailing Diploma and Portuguese Coastal Skipper. He is also certified in GMDSS/GO, Medical First Aid, STCW/10 B. Safety Course, Crowd & Crisis Management Ro/Ro Passengers, Survival at Open Seas, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, Personal Survival Technique, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Competence in Security Awareness.
Roberto is an experienced Captain in yacht charters both in the Mediterranean and Caribbean seas as well as in long distance yacht deliveries, with two West to East Atlantic crossings as a skipper. Guests characterize him as being a professional, calm, patient, safe aware and friendly host on his yachts and his knowledge of secret and secluded spots around the Greek archipelago is unparalleled.
He is fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish, Greek and Italian and his hobbies include sailing dinghies, photography and guitar playing. You can be sure that your holiday vacations will have the best captured moments along with a romantic serenade onboard Valium 52!
Chef Maria Thalassionou
Maria was born and raised up in Athens.
Her passion for cooking and sailing was developed from early age. She studied fine arts&graphic design but after a 12 year career in fashion industry in Greece&South Africa she decide to follow her dreams. Cooking&Sailing.
She graduate with honors the culinary institute (LeMonde) attended various pastry and wine postgraduate classes and at the same time she manage to get her yacht master.
Her passion lead her to travel around the world discovering and tasting different culinary cultures and worked in several yachts the last 10years.
Although her inspirations are from multiple cultures and she can deliver a variety of different dietary requirements, she adores Mediterranean cuisine.
Healthy and fresh, focusing on the finest local products she can find in the market.
Maria aims to please and goes above and beyond in order for her (or Valium52) guests to have the most enjoyable culinary experience whilst on board.
Stewardess Evi Migdali
Evi is 33 years old, born in the capital of Greece, Athens. She studied Biology at the University of Crete and worked as a research assistant for many years where she developed a lot of abilities, like her adaptability, troubleshooting and critical thinking. During her studies she started to explore the world of customer services as a waitress, cooker, bartender and housekeeper which led her to become stuff manager, food and beverage manager and head waitress in many restaurants, cafes and catering food supplies. Her passion for good coffee revealed her barista skills when she worked as a head barista in specialty coffee shops.
Her volleyball career in a professional level in Greece and Germany made her decisive and focused. Furthermore, she developped her teamwork spirit and reliability. Working as a coach of junior volleyball academies she learned to be communicative, good advisor, creative and always face situations with a big sense of humor.
Her willingness for evolving, succeeding and facing challenges orientated her to do what expresses her most, which is, customer service and hospitality on board. Her major satisfaction is the pleasure and happiness of her guests.
She possesses a license of powerboat, private housekeeping and room services certificate, specialty coffee, latte art and filter coffee certificate and bartending seminar certificate. She speaks Greek and exceptional English.
As a yacht stewardess, Evi is ready to travel through the Championship with her guests and crew providing you with her professional services by creating a relaxing, carefree and cheerful environment during your vacation.