Captain: Markos Spyropoulos
Markos was born in 1970 in northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. He studied Physical education and Sports Science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
In 1984, he joined the Greek National rowing team and won the Gold medal in the National races.
He received his first Open Sea Sailing license in 1996 and has over 25 years of sailing experience with over 350,000 nautical miles across all oceans! He has furthered his certifications over the years and holds RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, Master of Yachts, and Yachtmaster Ocean Unlimited.
Markos has worked as a captain for yacht charters, private yachts, and deliveries throughout the Mediterranean and Caribbean; as well, using his outstanding sailing experience, he shares his knowledge with others as a yachting instructor.
With his passion for sailing and competing he has participated in many sailing races worldwide. His biggest accomplishment was in the 2019 Mini Transat 6.50 in 2019 where he placed 11th out of the 90 participants, being the first Greek to ever finish the race in the prototype vessel category. Many remarkable racing accomplishments led up to this event; such as 3rd in the 2019 Gran Premio D’Italia, 1st in the 2018 Gran Premio D’ Italia, 2nd in the 2018 Mini Solo, and 4th in the 2018 Mini Med. In 2013-2014 Marcos embarked on the prestigious Oyster World Rally. With a 1st place in the Tahiti Pearl Regatta International Multihulls (2013) and a 3rd place in the Oyster Regatta Antigua (2014) he knows his way around the world!
Markos enjoys fishing, harpooning, deep diving, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, and kite-boarding. When he is finally out of the water, he loves snowboarding and skiing.
Deckhand/ Stew: Giannis Gkrinias
Giannis has served on the Greek Special Forces and later on he realised he wants to sail. He was born in Athens in 1980 and he has certification in first aid, personal survival techniques, fire prevention, and social responsibilities.
He speaks english and a some Italian. He is very active as he is a marathon runner, triahlete and trail runner, and has been in the hospitality indutry for several years.
He helds offshore sailling diploma, speed boat operator license and the open water diver padi diploma.
Chef: Giorgos Grigoropoulos
George was born in Greece in 1985. He has a Swiss diploma in Culinary Arts Program at Alpine Center and Meat Handling Certificate. He already has many years of working on large yachts and five stars hotels gaining experience and perfecting his skills in several cuisines. He also took 2nd place at Mediterranean Yacht Show Chef. He is very friendly and brings on board very good hospitality skills. His aim is clearly to see only satisfied guests on board. George’s boundless energy and warm personality will help make your stay aboard as delightful as possible. He also holds Open Sea Sailing Certificate and Speed Boat License. He speaks fluent English and loves spearfishing, cycling, and skiing.
Start date: Sep 16, 2020, End date: Apr 30, 2021 - Unavailable: Athens to Athens
Start date: May 23, 2021, End date: May 29, 2021 - Booked: Santorini, Greece to Athens
Start date: May 30, 2021, End date: Jun 06, 2021 - Booked: Athens to Athens
Start date: Jun 07, 2021, End date: Jun 14, 2021 - Booked: Athens to Athens
Start date: Jun 15, 2021, End date: Jun 22, 2021 - Booked: Athens to Mykonos, Greece
Start date: Jun 23, 2021, End date: Jun 30, 2021 - Booked: Mykonos, Greece to Mykonos, Greece
Start date: Jul 01, 2021, End date: Jul 08, 2021 - Booked: Mykonos, Greece to Mykonos, Greece
Start date: Jul 09, 2021, End date: Jul 16, 2021 - Booked: Mykonos, Greece to Santorini, Greece
Start date: Jul 17, 2021, End date: Jul 24, 2021 - Booked: Santorini, Greece to Athens
Start date: Jul 25, 2021, End date: Aug 01, 2021 - Booked: Athens to Athens
Start date: Aug 02, 2021, End date: Aug 25, 2021 - Booked: Athens to Kos
Start date: Aug 26, 2021, End date: Sep 04, 2021 - Booked: Kos to Kos
Start date: Sep 06, 2021, End date: Sep 16, 2021 - Booked: Mykonos, Greece to Athens
Start date: Oct 02, 2021, End date: Oct 09, 2021 - Booked: Athens to Mykonos, Greece