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Crew Info: Professional English Speaking crew of four persons. The crew is child friendly, hard working and always striving to have happy guests onboard. Their aim is to offer the guests a home away from home.
CAPTAIN – Konstantinos Zogkas
Captain Konstantinos was born in 1984 and was raised in Piraeus, Greece. Because of his love for the sea he joined the Marine Academy. He started working in the yachting industry 10 years ago. This is his third year onboard M/Y PIOLA. He holds a Captain's diploma and has a great experience. In the luxury yacht industry he was working for M/Y SUMMER DREAM, M/Y ONEIRO, M/Y IVI, M/Y DIVA, M/Y LUXUS, M/Y NITA, and M/Y O'PATI. Among other certifications he also holds GMDSS, RO-RO Passenger certifications, fast boat license, SSO and Medical Care diploma. Captain Costas also has a scuba diving license PADI 3. He has a great computer knowledge and is keen on learning. In his free time Captain Konstantinos likes scuba diving, reading, sailing, travelling, harpoon fishing and listening to music. He speaks Greek and English.
CHEF – George Botsios
Chef George has over 15 years of experience in the culinary field. He holds a Chef’s Diploma from “Le Monde” School of Hotel and Tourism. He has worked in high profile restaurants in Athens, Hydra and Ios Island and in 2008 joined the yachting industry. He has worked, among other yachts, onboard M/Y GEOSAND and M/Y SANJANA. Chef George loves the Mediterranean cuisine and prepares delicious Greek dishes with fresh ingredients that will satisfy the guests. When not working, he enjoys listening to music and watching movies. He speaks Greek and English.
STEWARDESS – Giota Papavasilopoulou
Giota is 25 years old and has studied accounting. This is her third year onboard Piola and she really loves her job. Giota is very attentive, polite and enthusiastic. She gives great attention to all interior details and offers excellent service. In her free time, she enjoys swimming and diving. She speaks Greek and English fluently.
DECKHAND/SAILOR – Apostolos Psaroudas
Apostolos was born in 1980 and he is married. He is a graduate of the Mercantile Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos in Athens and started working as an Electrician on yachts. He has successfully passed all the required courses in life saving, saving techniques, firefighting, first aid techniques and is a holder of a speed boat operator license. Apostolos started his career in luxury yachts in 2014 onboard M/Y DALOLI. The last four years he was working onboard M/Y O’NEIRO. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, water sports and spending time with his family. He speaks Greek and English.