Captain Name: Vasilis Mazis
Captain Nationality: Greek
Number of Crew: 5
CAPTAIN – Vasilis Mazis
Vasilis was born in 1980 and he is a Greek national. He holds a Captain’s diploma, a high speed boat license and all the necessary certificates for his position. He started his career on tanker ships and after gaining valuable experience he entered the yachting industry in 2004. Before joining M/Y Grace, he served onboard the charter yachts M/Y Ionion Star, M/Y Nefeli, M/Y Vento, M/Y Almaz among others. His outgoing and hospitable personality makes him the perfect commander for Grace. Vasilis with his long experience is aware of all secluded bays and best anchorages in the Greek seas and he is an expert in creating tailor made cruises. Vasilis speaks English and loves fishing, snorkeling, traveling and reading.
ENGINEER – Nikos Psychakis
Nikos was born in Athens in 1982 and holds an engineer’s Class A diploma and all necessary certificates and training for his position. He started his career in 2003 on commercial ships and then he moved to cruise ships and the yachting industry. Nikos’ primary duty is the safety of all the guests and crew onboard, and his experience in big vessels and travelling around the world is a valuable asset for M/Y Grace. He speaks fluent English.
CHEF – Evangelos Mpakas
Evangelos was born in Athens in 1986 and holds a diploma in culinary arts. He started his career in 2008 and since then he is working as a chef in various luxury restaurants and hotels around Greece such as the Roof Garden of Electra Metropolis Hotel, Chefi restaurant, Alo restaurant and others. He has gained great experience working next to famous Greek chefs and of course by participating at the Games of Chefs TV show where he was at the team of the awarded with 2 Michelin stars Chef Angelos Landos. The last 4 years he is a head chef preparing the a la carte menus of restaurants and also he is offering his services as a private chef for VIPs. Evangelos has knowledge of international Cuisines however his great passion is the Mediterranean and especially the Greek modern gastronomy. He is excellent in combining local Greek products with foreign cuisines creating delicious fusion dishes. Evangelos is a perfectionist and pays great attention to detail. He loves preparing himself everything he serves; from fresh homemade bread to sauces and heavenly desserts. Evangelos speaks English and he enjoys cycling, traveling and has his own radio show.
STEWARDESS – Kiriaki -Anna Trekli
Kiriaki – Anna is Greek national and holds a college certificate with specialization in Hotel and Food services. She has worked in the hospitality industry for 10 years at various hotels and restaurants. Kiriaki – Anna is very well organized with excellent communication skills. Before joining Grace she worked onboard M/Y Aquarella and M/Y Summer Fun. She makes sure that the guests will be pampered to the highest standards of service ensuring that everyone has an enjoyable and comfortable time. With her pleasant personality and her creativity is an asset to the crew. She speaks fluent English and she loves photography and design.
2nd STEWARDESS: Panagiota Xydi
Panagiota has studied Shipping and she has experience in the hospitality industry having previously worked on board various restaurants and yachts. She is a highly motivated and enthusiastic person with great social skills. Panagiota is a responsible person and always ready to help her team mates with a big smile. She is doing an amazing job keeping the interior of the yacht in top condition and offering high quality services to all guests. When not working, she enjoys theatre and music. She speaks English.
DECKHAND – Panagiotis Andronis
Panagiotis was born in Greece, in 1979. He holds a Seaman’s license, a speedboat diploma .He started his career in yachting in 2016 and his working experience includes various luxurious yachts. Reliable, friendly and a great team player, he is always available to assist with any request or requirement. Panagiotis enjoys sailing and doing water sports. He speaks English.