CAPTAIN – Panos Makrigiannis
Captain Panos is Greek, lives in Piraeus and was born in 1969. He has graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos and has obtained many certificates since then through the Merchant Navy Executive Training Center KESEN. He has long experience in the yachting sector and has been serving as a Captain in various professional motor yachts up to 130ft. In the past, he had also worked as a technician in a speedboat shipyard and therefore brings with him additional knowledge and know-how when it comes to the smooth technical running of a yacht. He speaks Greek as a mother tongue and English. Due to the fact that he was born and raised on the island of Hydra, in his youth, he loved fishing on fishing boats usually for fun but some times even professionally. His favorite hobby is still fishing but he also really enjoys scuba diving and hunting.
CHEF – Giannis Bodi
Giannis is Romanian, born in 1994 in Sibiu and lives in Athens. He has graduated from IEK XINI Cooking School and has over 8 years of experience in various luxury hotels and restaurants in Greece, first as a Cook and then as a Sous Chef. Giannis is passionate with his job and always determined to offer an enjoyable dining experience to all guests on board. As a personality, he is very kind, pleasant, social and communicative. He is multilingual and speaks native Greek and Romanian, excellent English and moderate Italian.
STEWARDESS – Vasiliki Helmi
Vasiliki is Greek, 56 years old and lives in Athens. She loves fashion and has studied fashion design at Idrima Kalokosta. She has done many jobs that require responsibility and are related to contact with people and customer service, such as store manager, public relations manager, events coordinator, general support service. She also has great experience in various positions of hospitality sector as she has worked in luxury hotels in Athens, cruise companies and professional yachts. As a personality, she is very well mannered, pleasant, caring and has strong communication skills. She speaks Greek as native language and very good English.
SAILOR – Youssef El Mezdi
Youssef comes from Morocco and was born in 1968. He is polyglot and speaks English, French, Arabic, Romanian and Greek. He has graduated from the Hassania School of Engineering in Casablanca. Since 2013, he has been serving as a sailor on numerous charter motor yachts, including JOHNNY HANDSOME, on board which he is serving for 3 years now. He is committed to his job, very hardworking and always in control of any situation or need that might arise. Always kind and welcoming, Youssef will do every effort to ensure a pleasant stay onboard.