Captain Name: John Georgas
Captain Nationality: Greek
Number of Crew: 6
CAPTAIN: John Georgas
John was born 1980, in the USA. He came to Greece at the age of 7 and has lived in Athens ever since.
He started sailing in small dinghies at the age of 8 and in the following years participated in various sailing races and regattas of national and international level with excellent results. He has been a member of the Greek national Sailing team for more than 5 years. John has also worked as a Professional Skipper on offshore Racing Sailboats, International Delivery skipper for Princess Yachts (2005-2011), a Sailing instructor (1998-2008), Captain on the Motor yachts “Touchdown”, “Tools” and “Blue My Mind”. During the winter seasons John has worked in the Merchant Marine Industry as a Marine Superintendent onboard Oil and Chemical tankers for Elmira Tankers and Blue Sea Shipping Monaco. John has graduated from Nautical high school for the proficiency of Merchant Marine deck officer and is holder of Yacht Master Offshore commercially endorsed licenses for both Sailing and Motor driven vessels. He also holds Certificates for First Aid, Passenger Safety, Security officer, Life Saving and Fire fighting, public responsibilities as per STCW. requirements and speaks fluent English and Greek. John is single and his hobby is sailing.
FIRST MATE: Panagiotis Stathatos
Panagiotis was born 1983 in Patras Greece. After high school he attended and gratuated from the Mechant Marine Academy of Mixaniona (Thessaloniki) and holds a Second officers unrestricted and master up to 500 GT license. He has worked onboard Merchant Marine vessels (large ferry and container) before he started working onboard pleasure yachts. He has worked onboard the luxury charter yacht “Blue Belle” and on the private 27m Technomar Velvet “Vevekos”.
Panagiotis speaks English, he is single and his favorite hobby is football.
ENGINEER: Konstantinos Thermos
Konstantinos was born 1984 in Athens Greece. He started his professional carrier on Ferry boats and he joined yachting industry in 2009. Konstantinos has graduated Merchant Marine Academy of Hydra. He also has valid certificates for Life Saving and Fire Fighting, Ship security, safe navigation and speaks fluent English and Greek. Konstantinos is single and his Hobbies except for sailing are, fishing, music and travelling.
CHEF: Antonios Zafiriou
Antonis was born 1987 in Athens Greece. He has studied at the well-reputed “LE MONDE” Institute in Athens. After working his way up from third chef to head chef in many highly recognized restaurants in Athens he moved to Paris in order to continue his studies in Cuisine and Patisserie at the << Cordon Blue>> institute.
Antonis has also completed seminars for Espresso-Cappuccino and has good knowledge of Bar-tending and Cocktails. After returning from Paris he successfully stated to work as head Chef onboard the “M/Y NITTA V” , “M/Y DRAGON” and many years on board “PROJECT STEEL”. He speaks fluent English and basic French.
STEWARDESS Olga Kothi
Olga has started her work life in the service department of various restaurants, aiming to uplift her service skills and customer service techniques. Her love for sea made her jump in the sailing and yachting sector working as a cook/hostess and chief stewardess of various Motor and sailing yachts. Olga’s quiet and gentle personality ensures that every guests’ needs are met with a genuinely warm smile. Her goal is that every guest of PROJECT STEEL leaves the yacht with memories for a lifetime
STEWARDESS: Katerina Avramidi
Katerina joined yachting industry in 2015 as a stewardess. Her organizational skills are exceptional and her service standards are really high. She is a friendly and supportive person, extremely well-mannered, always on a process of self-improvement, with a great passion for the sea. She is fluent in English and in her free time, she enjoys traveling, dancing and cooking. She has worked in M/y Apanemia, M/y Geosand and several private yachts.
STEWARD / DECKHAND: Thomas Belsis
He has Joined yachting in 2013 of full time professional experience working on board private and charter yachts.
He holds a license as a skipper and his big love is sailing.He has many technical skills, and is a hardworking, energetic and enthusiastic member of the team. Thomas speaks English, he is single and his favorite hobby is fishing.