Captain Name: Dimitris Pintzos
Captain Nationality: Greek
Number of Crew: 6
Captain – Dimitris Pintzos (Greek)
Captain Dimitris is a very capable and experienced Captain having worked both on private and chartered large luxury yachts for almost 30 years, travelling all over the world. He has been on board luxury yachts since 1987. He offers an enthusiasm that blends well with the positive attitude of the entire crew. The Captain takes great pride in creating tailor-made yacht charter experiences for each charter. He works closely with the chartering party to ensure that all their needs are met. He has served as Captain on board many luxury yachts, such as M/Y Be Happy, Ekali, Denitta 2, O’Rea, Astarte, Paris I, Alpha one, Miss Behavin and has been on board Xanax since 2013. In his free time Captain Dimitris enjoys sailing, swimming and tracking. Captain holds the diploma of Class A’ Master and speaks fluent Greek and English. He is 52 years old and married.
Chief officer – Vangelis Gkikas (Greek)
Vangelis is a great character, hardworking, fit and strong. He has a great deal of experience on board yachts such as M/Y Jester, Bilmar, Sapphire, Smile. Vangelis has great skills that could assist on everything on board a yacht: from the hard work of sailor to hospitality. He speaks fluently English and French and he enjoys free diving and spear fishing. He is 30 years old and father of two.
Engineer – Vasilis Apostolopoulos (Greek)
Vasilis holds a diploma as Engineer class A’. For the last 10 years he has served as Chief Engineer on board MY Z2 and Milos at Sea. Vasilis has also travelled on board Cargo Ships and Tankers as Engineer in the Commercial Shipping Sector. Even though Vasilis is available 24 hours a day to deal with engineering issues, he is always keen to assist with deck activities and water sports. He speaks Greek and English. He is 42 years old and single.
Chef – Nikos Crysonidis (Greek)
Nikos graduated from the College of Tourism and Cooking Art in 1999. He has extensive experience from 1994 in various restaurants and 5 stars hotel restaurants in Athens and the Greek islands (Divani Caravel, Handris Hotel, Olympic Palace). He is very confident in the Mediterranean cuisine. He has worked on board yachts such as M/Y Pathos, Light Holic, White Knight and Monaco. Petros speaks fluently English and French. He is 39 years old and single.
Chief Stewardess – Raigie Kondi Pano (Philipino)
Raigie is a graduate of the Philippine Christian University with a Bachelor of Sience in Office Administration and a Major in Computer Education. She began her career at sea on board M/Y Dragon where she served as chief stewardess for 6 years. She holds all relevant certificates of fire fighting and lifesaving. Since spring 2018, she has been on board Xanax and is now a member of the professional team. Her boundless energy and pleasant personality will help make your stay aboard Xanax as delightful as possible. Raigie speaks English and Greek. She is 35 years old and married.
Assistant Stewardess – Maria Karavia (Greek)
Maria has been a very hardworking and a wonderful asset to the highly professional crew of Xanax since 2016. Once on board you will instantly notice the willingness, hard work and loyal personality. During her free time she enjoys sports, travelling and music. Maria speaks fluent Greek and English. She is 37 years old and married.