Captain Name: Pavlos Barakas
Captain Nationality: Greek
Number of Crew: 5
Captain – Pavlos Barakas
Pavlos has graduated Commercial Naval Marine Academy in 1999 and later on he obtained the diploma of Captain Class B. He has a love for the sea and started his career by working in the shipping industry for 9 years.
Since 2003, captain Pavlos has entered the yachting industry running high standards and managing professional crews. He likes to maintain a relaxed and friendly atmosphere on board with the emphasis on entertaining the customers as much as possible.
His myriad duties range from navigation to accounting, planning and managing charters, to the overall management of the yacht and crew. He encourages a service – oriented daily work ethic among the crew while maintaining just the right tone of formal or casual ambiance aboard as desired by the guests.
Pavlos is a holder of many certificates such as firefighting, lifesaving and speed crafts operation. His experience of Greek seas is enough to ensure his guests that they will travel at the most memorable places of Greek islands with the safety that they want to feel.
Chef – Antonis Rinas
Antonis is a 36 year old innovative person with passion for food. He graduated from Le Monde culinary school of Athens in 2001 and then he graduated from OTEK Institute of Athens in 2009 where he acquired extra knowledge in tourism industry.
He started working at the M/Y Paris A where he was responsible to serve 20 people daily and to cook for yacht owner and his family. He has since continued his knowledge growth by working as a contractor Chef at the Meli Restaurant in New York.
From there Antonis was feeling that working on board yachts is the best way to forward his career. He speaks fluently English and Greek, he has experience as a chef in various yachts in Greece like m/y Camelia, m/y Tropicana and m/y Kentayros and he knows how to serve his guests better than anyone!
Antonis is extremely creative and is excited about having the opportunity to present his mouth watering creations to Vyno’s guests. His strong organization and communication skills make him ideal for supervising and organising the team.
Athanasios – Demertzis
Thanasis was born in Athens of Greece. Studied and graduated as a 3rd Engineer from the Merchant Maritime Academy of Aspropyrgos. Over the last 12 years Kostas has amassed a broad skill set from working on a wide range of motor yachts as well as on cargo ships.
Thanasis is in charge of the overall management of the Engineering Department in the operation and maintenance of all safety and critical equipment.
He speaks Greek and English, Thanasis is always willing to help with any technical problem may occur while onboard!
Deckhand – John Karagiannis
Stewardess – TBA