Captain Name: Christos Zoulas
Captain Nationality: Hellenic
Number of Crew: 8
Captain Christos Zoulas
Date of birth: September 20, 1960
Captain Christos holds a Class A Certificate and is a graduate of the Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos. He initially commenced his career onboard crude oil carriers from 1978 to 1986, sailing worldwide and building experience and knowledge. He then shifted to large passenger vessels as Captain until 1994, and then further specialized his attention on tourism and the luxury yachting industry where he has been working since. Christos has vast experience, knowledge and love for the sea and ensures a beautiful cruise for his guests onboard! He speaks fluent English and is also the Secretary of a well-established Sailing Sports club since 2006. On his free time, he enjoys water sports, music, cinema, diving and finishing. Christos is married with two daughters.
Chief Engineer Konstantinos Liakopoulos
Date of birth: February 2, 1966
Konstantinos graduated from the Academy of Skaramanga and commenced his career onboard large cargo vessels in 1989 as an apprentice, and has been at sea ever since! After traveling the world, he decided to focus on building a career in the yachting industry, and has been working with luxury motor yachts since 1997. His vast experience and love for his work has made Konstantinos an asset to the team. He ensures safety for all onboard, is highly professional, and has a number of skills suited to marine engineering work! Konstantinos is married and enjoys water sports and swimming on his free time.
3rd Officer Loukas Politis
Date of birth: August 24, 1985
A professional and organized team player, Loukas is an asset to the Endless Summer team bringing his excellent communication skills and knowledge onboard. Loukas graduated from the University of Crete, with a Captain Class C diploma from the Merchant Navy Academy. He holds all required certificates such as SSO, Fire prevention and Firefighting, Security Awareness, Medical First Aid, Personal Survival Techniques and many more. Since 2008, Loukas has been at sea and loves to travel and take care of his guests onboard! During his spare time, he likes hiking, snowboarding, swimming, and wind surfing. He speaks English.
Chef Fotis Koutandos
Date of birth: February 1, 1973
Fotis has been onboard luxury yachts for the last 4 years, and has been working in high end restaurants and hotels for the last 24 years! Specifically, he has been Head Chef since 1995, proving to be an exquisite Chef from a very young age. Fotis takes great pride in his creations, and pays important attention to detail. He covers a range of different cuisines professionally, and prepares delicacies leaving guests with flavors to remember! Fotis passion for gastronomy, combined with his exquisite culinary skills and his love to meet his guests’ expectations, create a brilliant result and an experience to last a lifetime. On his free time, he enjoys sports, swimming, and experimenting in the kitchen! He also speaks English.
Chief Stewardes Grace Gumeni
Date of birth: December 24, 1991
Grace finished her studies in International Business Affairs at the Greek University, however decided to turn her attention to tourism, as she is social, outgoing and loves to be around people! Grace has worked in five-star restaurants all over Greece as a waitress and as a hostess. It is her second season on board Endless Summer and is an asset to the team! Grace is professional, attentive, and loves to travel. She speaks English, German and Greek fluently. On her free time, Grace loves to swim, read and bicycle ride.
Stewardess Ioanna Eleftheriou
Date of birth: March 3, 1993
Ioanna is a very efficient and hard-working individual, with excellent communications skills and a friendly personality! This is her second year on Endless Summer and is very dedicated to her duties onboard. Ioanna makes sure her guests are well taken care of, and maintains all areas crispy clean. On her free time and she enjoys swimming, Pilates and reading. Ioanna speaks English fluently.
Bosun Christos Karagounis
Date of birth: June 27, 1979
Chris has been onboard Endless Summer since 2017, and has accumulated 10 years of experience onboard luxury yachts prior to Endless Summer. He has a great deal of experience on board both private and charter yachts. Chris holds life-saving and firefighting training, Ro-Ro passenger and tanker safety diplomas and all necessary sailing certificates. He has a friendly personality, speaks English and works hard making sure that the voyage is safe and comfortable for all onboard. Christos enjoys fishing, running and cycling on his spare time and speaks English.
Sailor Ilias Rifounas
Date of birth: 1983
Ilias Rifounas was born in Athens, Greece and is 36 years old. Ilias is an architect, however decided to follow his roots, as his family is made up of generations of sea men! It is his second year onboard Endless Summer and is now familiar with the sea life, and looks forward to building a career and expanding his knowledge. He loves people, traveling and has a friendly personality. Ilias speaks English and on his free time enjoys reading and swimming.