Captain Name: Panos Gikas
Captain Nationality: Greek
Number of Crew: 3
Captain Panos Gikas
Panos Gikas is a fully licensed captain with the Greek Merchant Marine and one of the most experienced charter yacht skippers in Greece. The sea is his second home and over the years has explored every corner of the Greek seas and knows the Greek Islands very well. His unrivaled experience along with his gentle demeanor and great sense of humor make him well loved and respected by all who have the pleasure of sailing with him. He loves sailing, swimming and fishing. Panos is 44 years old, married with one child and speaks Greek and English.
Chef: George Pantazis
Giorgos is a qualified chef and a culinary expert with a passion for creative dishes. He specializes in Greek cuisine, offering a taste of the diverse Greek culture with every dish he prepares. He has worked in fine restaurants, luxury hotels and has a lot of experience serving in Crewed Yachts. He loves attending to his guests’ needs and interacting with people from all over the world, exchanging views and ideas, experiences and laughs! His hobbies include swimming and reading. Giorgos speaks fluently Greek and English.
Stewardess: Katerina Vasilia
Katerina was born in 1989 and her love for travelling and communication with people from all over the world made her take the decision to join the yachting industry in 2017. Before this, Katerina has worked as a receptionist in various touristic accommodations both in Greece and abroad. As her main studies were about Preschool Education and Teaching of English as a foreign language she had also been occupied as a kindergartner gaining a valuable experience with kids. Her athletic spirit along with her creative personality makes her an asset for the crew of Meliti. Katerina holds a skipper’s license, speaks Greek and English and know Spanish and German at a basic level.