CAPTAIN: Filippos Zariopis (On board: 10/04-06/05 and 09/07-03/09)
A sailing enthusiast since 2008. He has sailed more than 10.000 nautical miles around the Greek Archipelago, North Italian coast and the North Sea. A passion that started as a hobby and evolved to a way of living. He has been working actively as a professional Skipper in Greece for the past 5 years on private and charter sailing yachts. His portfolio ranges from relaxed family cruises to extreme sailing courses for sailing enthusiasts.
A well-rounded sailor with masterful social skills. Has an extensive experience both in racing and in catering for the most demanding guest requests. Always with a smile and with respect to the environment, maritime traditions and ethos
In his spare time he loves to travel and experience other cultures. He can adapt easily to culturally diverse environments and always seeks for adventures and unique experiences. A “thalassophile” since early childhood he enjoys spearfishing, diving and water sports.
Last but not least a mountaineer and nature lover. Keen on climbing, hiking and long off-road trips.
• Greek Offshore Sailing License. Olympiakos S.F.P Sailing Department (2008)
• RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (2021)
• RYA Powerboat Level 2 (2016)
• Lifeguard & Emergency First Response CerOficate (2015)
• EFR-Primary Care (CPR) & Sec Care (1st aid) (2021)
Captain: Lorenzo Kapotas (On Board: 07/05-08/07 & 03/09-end of season)
Lorenzo has been sailing since he was 1 year old when his father bought his first 12-meter sailing yacht. During his university years, he worked as a skipper for a couple of months every season, an activity that taught him to perform well in his job and in life in general. In the past fifteen years, he has accumulated many sea miles all around the Greek seas, with some excursions in Italy as well. By working on sailing yachts of different sizes and types, from small clippers to large catamarans, he was able to expand his yachting knowledge tremendously as well as his ability to adapt easily to new situations, new clients and guest preferences to make the sailing experience unique for everyone stepping on board. Lorenzo has an easy-going personality, and always aims to teach his guests the basics of sailing, so they can develop an interest in this amazing way of life. He is fascinated also by the ancient and nautical history of Greece which he is always happy to share with anyone interested. As a plus, Lorenzo is also a certified scuba diver and practices free diving, so he is available to show tips and tricks to diving guests. Lorenzo’s mother tongues are Italian and Greek and he speaks also English.
• Greek Offshore Sailing License
• Italian power vessel operation License
HOSTESS: Eva Kalamera
For the past 5 years, Eva has served as both hostess and cook. In addition, she is able to provide a high level of service even in stressful situations.
She is in charge of the crew’s meals, as well as the vessel’s provisioning, docking, lines, and anchor. She has worked as a hostess and cook with various businesses and booking agencies on various vessels, and she is knowledgeable about sailing. She has also experience with vessel preservation, repairs and working under the head of Psaros Shipyard in Perama.
Furthermore, she has great experience as a cocktail mixologist, which she will use to enhance your experience onboard.