Captain Name: George Kordas
Captain Nationality: Greek
Number of Crew: 5
Captain: George Kordas (Greek)
Captain George was born in 1956 and holds an A’ class diploma after having graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy of Oinousses. He has been serving the yachting industry onboard charter yachts for more than twenty five years and he has been with the same Owners for the last 8 years. In his previous experience, he has worked on tanker ships and commercial vessels. In his free time he likes cycling, jogging and sports. Captain George is a very kind person who will do his best for an unforgettable cruise onboard! He speaks English and basic Spanish.
Engineer: Panagiotis Papadimitriou (Greek)
Panagiotis was born in 1977. He has graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos and holds an engineer class A’ diploma. He has worked on various commercial and passenger ships before joining yachting. In 2017 he started working on M/Y GIOE I with great professionalism. Panagiotis is a very kind and enthusiastic person with passion for the sea. His hobby is fishing and he speaks English.
Chef: Charalampos Tsiropoulos (Greek)
Charalampos holds a Chef’s diploma from the Culinary School “Le Monde”. He has attended seminars in “Fusion Cuisine”, “Preparation and Presentation Mediterranean Menu”. In his past experience, he has worked on several five star hotels and luxurious restaurants. Charalampos is very creative and intelligent Chef who will present the most delicious dishes of Mediterranean and International cuisine. He enjoys all water sports and cars. He speaks English.
Steward: Bonbar H. Maniego (Philippino)
Bonbar was born in 1975 and he has more than 20 years’ experience in yachting. Before joining Gioe I he served onboard various yachts as cook and steward, such as M/Y Elchris, M/Y Sunday and lastly M/Y Art of Seduction for 7 years. Bonbar is a multitasking and skilled person offering silver services onboard M/Y Gioe I with a big smile. He combines experience and a lovely character that makes him a valuable asset for the yacht. He speaks English, Greek and Tagalog (native).
Sailor/Steward: Avelino Mendoza Junior (JR) (Philippino)
Jr was born in 1976 and has graduated from the Philippines Maritime Institute in 1994. He has been working on private and charter yachts for more than 19 years and the last 6 years on M/Y GIOE I. He is very energetic and will work miracles during charters to make sure that the guests will feel like home onboard! His hobbies are swimming, basketball and playing the guitar! He speaks English and Tagalog (native).