Captain Christo holds a Captain Class A certificate and has been working in the industry for over 30 years! He started his career at sea as an apprentice officer onboard m/t Venture in 1992, sailing worldwide and building experience and knowledge. He shifted to the luxury yacht charter industry in 2002, where he has remained ever since. Christos has vast experience, having climbed the ladder from Apprentice to Captain and having held this position for many years. He has certificates in SSO, GMDSS, ARPA, RADAR, Firefighting, First Aid, and Helicopter Landing Officer, as well as a speed boat driving license. Christos is married with two children.
Name: John Kougiomtzoglou
Position: Chief Engineer
Date of birth: 1978. John joined the luxury yachting industry in 2005 as chief engineer, having gained experience first as chief engineer during mandatory national Greek Navy service and then further gaining experience working onboard cargo vessels. His previous yachts include M/Y Vanja, M/Y Faribanna, M/Y Mariu, M/Y Obsessions, M/Y Idefix, and more. He holds an engineer Class A and all other necessary qualifications. He takes great pride in everything working as it should and is an integral part of the team! John speaks fluent English and Greek. He is an avid open-water diver as well as having a passion for water sports.
Name: Pavlos Pavlakis
Chef Pavlo joined the luxury yachting industry in 2011 first starting off in sailing yachts before moving to motor yachts. Prior to this, he has many years of experience working at top-end restaurants. He speaks Fluent Greek and English. He has completed seminars in Molecular Gastronomy by E. This & P Gagnier as well as Andreas Charalabopoulos, HACCP by Johnson Diversey, Produits FRancais -fois gas’ by Mr M Alain Rougie, Fresh Pasta by Antonis Kavalieros as well as gluten free-lactose free courses by IEK Praxis.
Anastasia’s nurturing character makes her the ideal Stewardess; always ready to take action and care for her guests on board. She has completed Health and Welfare classes and has over nine years of experience in the navy hospital and general clinic as a nurse. In 2011, she decided to shift her career to the luxury yachting industry due to her love for travel and the sea! Anastasia furthered her professional training and holds Certificates in Silver Service, Personnel survival techniques, Fire prevention & fire fighting, Elementary first aid, and a Speedboat, Bosun, and Sailor license. She has also attended various seminars on Cellier Wine Guide & Wine & Food Pairing. She speaks English and in her spare time loves to travel, read, dive, and do all kinds of sports. It is her 3rd year onboard Endless Summer.
Name: Maria Petrou
Position: 2nd Stewardess
Date of birth: 1994. Before joining the yachting industry, she completed a diploma in occupational therapy. She has always had the desire to be in a career that helped and served others and found her passion in yachting. Building upon her knowledge working in the hospitality industry as a waitress she joined the luxury yachting industry in 2021 starting off in private charters before joining M/Y Endless Summer. She is a well-spoken, outgoing individual with exceptional service skills and looks forward to welcoming you onboard!
Date of birth: 1989. Niko commenced his career at sea in 2021 onboard M/Y Condor before moving to M/Y Endless Summer. He holds a degree in Machines & Car Systems Engineering as well as having completed a course in Marine & Yachts Engineering at the Institute of Athens. Prior to being a bosun he worked as a yacht technician as well as a sales manager. His interests include fishing, travelling, driving cars/motorbikes, and snorkelling.
Date of birth: 1987. Dimitri started his career as a car mechanic before discovering yachting. His passion for all things related to the sea led him to start his career onboard M/Y Endless Summer. He speaks Greek and English fluently. His interests include travelling, watersports, snowboarding, motocross racing, and car restoration.