Captain Name: Panagiotis Chouliaras
Captain Nationality: Hellenic
Number of Crew: 5
Captain: Panagiotis Chouliaras
Captain Panagiotis is a graduate of the Merchant Marine Academy and has
21 years of experience as Captain on private and charter yachts. Holding all the necessary Certificates according IMO and STCW (2010), Panagiotis ensures a safe and enjoyable experience for all! His friendly character, extensive knowledge and experience, combined with his humor makes Panagiotis an ideal Captain. He is married with 4 children, speaks English and has an excellent knowledge of water sports.
Chief Engineer: Dimitris Papaikonomou
Dimitris commenced his career at sea onboard tankers and cargo vessels, and decided to shift his interest to the yachting industry. He holds an Engineer’s Class B’ license and has been in yachting for two years now, building his knowledge and experience alongside Captain Panagiotis. Dimitris is married, speaks English and enjoys water sports and fishing.
Stewardess: Nikoleta Rupaka
Nicole has been working in the yachting industry for two years, however has excelled tremendously to Chief Stewardess in this short period. She adapts and learns swiftly, and is a hard worker. Her organizational skills, and creativity makes her an excellent asset to the team. Nikoletta loves adventure, new challenges, and of course the beautiful sea! She speaks English and enjoys traveling and swimming during her free time.
Chef: Stelios Nixinas
Chef Stelios has an impressive 18 years of experience in five-star hotels and top-notch restaurants throughout Greece. He takes great pride in his work and daily cultivates his culinary skills, expanding his knowledge and expertise. Stelios loves to work with all kind of cuisines, however holds a special passion for the Mediterranean cuisine. It is his first year on Cudu and looks forward to taking care and spoiling his guests on board, with flavors and tastes that will last a lifetime! He is married, speaks English and enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and creating new dishes on his free time.
Deckhand: Dimitris Marinopoulos
Jimmy has been in the yachting industry for numerous years, and is a very experienced and knowledgeable sailor. He loves the sea, the sun, and is a people person, always ready to take care of all onboard and help his guests enjoy the water equipment, safely and soundly. Jimmy is a hard worker, and enjoys winding down during his spare time with fishing and swimming. He speaks English.