Captain Name: Kostas Karadimitriou
Captain Nationality: Hellenic
Number of Crew: 12
Captain – Kostas Karadimitriou
Captain Kostas was born in Greece and holds a Certificate of Captain Class A’. He is a very capable and experienced Captain having worked on private and large luxury yachts and passenger ferries. Captain Kostas commenced his service at sea as Chief Officer on board merchant ships, passenger and container vessels, then focused on the luxury yachting industry and served many years on 40+m yachts. He is also a Sailing athlete having won many Greek national awards! Captain Kostas offers an enthusiasm that blends well with the positive attitude of the entire crew, extensive experience, professionalism, and knowledge of the Mediterranean and Greek Islands. He takes great pride in creating tailor-made yacht cruise experiences for his guests, and works closely with them to ensure all their needs are met. On his spare time, he enjoys sailing, water sports, and is also a certified PADI Scuba diver. He speaks English & Greek.
First Mate – Manolis Linoxylakis
Manolis holds a certificate of Captain B’ Class and commenced his service at sea as 2nd Officer, moving his way up to Chief Officer on board merchant ships, tankers and bulk carrier vessels before joining the yachting industry. He fulfilled his military obligations with training in the Greek Special Forces Command Unit, and is a very dedicated and hardworking individual. Manolis brings to the team strong will, discipline and is surely an asset. He cares for the wellbeing of his guests and is ready to give a helping hand at any time! He loves water sports, reading and speaks Greek and English.
Chief Engineer – Nikolaos Daramaras
Nikolaos was born in Greece and graduated from Greek Merchant Marine Academy as Chief Engineer. He has worked on board merchant vessels for many years, gaining experience and knowledge before joining the yachting industry. Nikolaos is in charge of the overall management of the Engineering department and maintenance of all safety and critical equipment. He is an enthusiastic and positive team member, with a great eye for detail. During his spare time, he adores traveling! Nikolaos speaks English, Italians & his mother tongue Greek.
Second Engineer – Dimitris Kritikos
Dimitris was born in Greece and holds a certificate of aircrafts technician. He decided to switch towards vessels, as his love for the sea was overpowering. He has been in the yachting industry for more than 10 years and has profound knowledge in electronics and engineering and great communication skills! Dimitris is also equipped with a speed boat license and is a very skillful mariner. He loves football and speaks Greek and English.
Chef – Dionysis Gkionis
Born in 1988 in Athens, Greece, Dionysis graduated in 2008 from the Culinary school ‘Le Monde,’ and built his career by firstly gaining experience through luxury hotels as a Chef. He worked for many years at the Hotel of Loutraki – Casino, with great success. In 2011, Dionysis joined the yachting industry where he decided that this would be his path for life! He decided to further sharpen his skills and adapt to the new and exciting industry, and attended a seminar on ‘Yacht – Luxury and L’Art de la Table a la Francaise.’This turning point in his life made Dionysis realize how very passionate his love for gastronomy, the sea, traveling and communicating with his guests was, and he is always eager to increase his knowledge daily and take his standards even higher, as the sky is the limit! Chef Dionysis is a dynamic element to the team, as he is very creative, detailed oriented, and offers his guests tastes from the world through his gourmet dishes, always adding his own flair. As he is very experienced, he can accommodate to any dietary requirement or preference of his guests, and loves to present all meals as beautifully possible. On his free time, he loves to of course, experiment in the kitchen and will never give up his love for football. He speaks Greek and English.
Chief Steward – Thodoris Skazas
Thodoris was born in Greece and his a is very devoted to ensuring a memorable time onboard for his guests, as well as being an excellent team member. His skills include excellent organization, effective management, and extensive experience in the hospitality industry with VIP clientele. Thodoris delivers high standard service, while ensuring every day smooth operation onboard. He has also attended the seminar on ‘Yacht – Luxury and L’ Art de la Table a la Francaise’ and is certified on Guest 1 by the International Association of Maritime Institutions (IAMI). Thodoris is meticulous, a very detail-oriented individual which makes him an ideal asset to the crew, bringing a positive approach, enthusiasm, and profound knowledge. He loves to travel and speaks fluent English and Greek.
2nd Stewardess – Joan Cabalu
Joan was born in the Philippines, and has been living in Greece for many years, which she considers her home. She is a highly professional and experienced, having worked onboard 40+m luxury yachts prior to joining the team of INVADER. Her confident and optimistic nature and sociability, makes her an ideal Stewardess, as she loves meeting new people and pampering her guests onboard. Joan is very dedicated to her duties, and strives to provide top quality service in order for her guests to have the best and most relaxing experience whilst onboard. On her free time, she loves to dance! She speaks English and Filipino.
3rd Stewardess – Mairy – Ann
Mairy – Ann was born in Philippines and loves her career onboard luxury yachts as a Stewardess, where she has been working for many years with extensive experience. She is very focused on her duties, and a great assistance with the housekeeping, and is very organized, hard-working and joyful to be around. Mairy-Ann loves to travel and also loves to cook, proven to be quite talented with her dishes! She speaks English, Greek and Filipino.
Bosun – Efstratios Panagiotis Stinis
Efstratios was born in Greece and is a very enthusiastic, hardworking and positive person. He is very approachable and friendly, making sure his guests are well taken care of and having a holiday to remember! Efstratios assists in ship-board operations such as maintenance, tender & toys management, line handling, anchoring and generally deck care. He of course adores the sea, loves travelling and has an excellent knowledge of ribs, tenders and water sports. He speaks Greek and English.
Deckhand – Giorgos Zabelis
Giorgos has many years’ experience on a 57m luxury yacht, and is dedicated, hardworking and a very charismatic individual. He loves meeting new people and always wears his smile throughout the day, making his guests feel more than comfortable onboard. He is very experienced with ribs and watersports, and will be pleased to help assist whenever needed. He is very committed to ensure both comfort and security for all onboard, and is a genuine team player. Giorgos loves to travel the world, and speak Greek and English.
Deckhand – Vitalii Grebeniuk
Vitalii was born in Ukraine and has been living in Greece for more than 20 years, which he considers home. He is very eager and positive, a true asset to the team, bringing onboard his devotion, hard work, and enthusiasm. Prior to joining the yachting industry, Vitalii worked as a waiter and bartender in renown hotels in Mykonos Island, and then decided to commence a career at sea. He attended the seminar on ‘Yacht – Luxury and L ’Art de la Table a la Francaise and them embarked on his new journey where he remains until today. Vitalli is happy to assist with his friendly nature, in all aspects of the charter. He loves to travel and speaks English, Greek and Ukrainian.
Deckhand – Spiros Konstantinos Kolomvos
Spiros was born in Greece and adores his career at sea as he loves water sports and traveling. He is a very friendly character, welcoming guests onboard and attending to his duties in a very professional manner. Spiros is keen to assist his crew members, making sure all operations are carried out smoothly. During his spare time, he enjoys bike racing and is also a free diver. He speaks Greek and English.