Captain – Tihomir Petkov-
Tihomir, known as Tisho, was born in Bulgaria in 1974. He holds his Bulgarian Mercantile Marine license- from here, he began his sailing career in 2013 in the Ionian Sea as a skipper onboard a private motor yacht. In 2016, he started to work as a captain on luxury catamarans. With thousands of nautical miles to his resume, he brings incredible experience to Alteya- offering his guests an exceptional charter and the perfect holiday.
During the winter, Tisho loves being back in Sofia with his wife and 2 beautiful daughters. He enjoys sailing, swimming, and a great day fishing. He has an engaging personality and professionalism that welcomes guests and creates an excellent environment for relaxation and fun. Tisho is eager to show guests the beauty of the Greek islands and for them to create lasting memories onboard Alteya.
Previous Yachts: ALYSSA, AMAYA, GYRFALCON
Languages: Bulgarian, English, and Russian
Chef – Mihail Velkov
Mihail is a young and talented chef. He holds a diploma in Culinary Arts and Chef Training from the Business and Hotel Management School in Switzerland, and he is about to receive his Executive MBA from the American University in Bulgaria this year. In 2017, Mihail began his career in the hospitality industry as a Sous Chef in Switzerland, and he has spent the last few years as a Private Chef on board yachts and ashore. His long and broad experience enables him to provide the highest level of service to his guests! He is extremely responsible, diligent, well-organized, and highly motivated. Mihail is fluent in both Bulgarian and English.
Chief Stewardess: Tanya Stoykova
Tanya was born in Bulgaria and raised in Greece. She graduated from the university of Athens in Tourism management . She has worked in the hospitality industry for several years. She is perfect in communication with her guests on board. She is a teamwork and great and making all arrangements her guests require. Always smiling and with a very pleasant disposition.
Languages: Greek (fluent) – English (fluent) – Bulgarian (fluent) – Russian (beginner)
Stewardess: Anjela Ibrahim
Anjela is an enthusiastic, young individual with lots of energy and passion for her job! She is from Bulgaria, and she studies International relations & Psychology in the American University of Bulgaria. Her passion for the sea and hospitality brings her to Alteya and completes the yacht dream team! She is resourceful, a team player and 100% dedicated to her guests making everyone feel at home immediately. Anjela is fluent in Bulgarian and English, and she also speaks Spanish and Castilian.
Deckhand: Bozhibar Aleksov
Bozi was born in 1974 on the northern shores of the Black Sea so his relationship with the sea was formed on the day he was born! He has worked professionally in different cruise ships and has gained extensive knowledge as part of the technical support team in different shipyards.
Bozi is a pleasant and fun person who loves to entertain and surprise his guests with his cocktails and snacks at Happy Hour. He also has wine knowledge. He understands different cultures and characters, is very adaptable, and will ensure his guests an unforgettable sailing trip! They will always want to come back to this home! He speaks Bulgarian, English, Russian, and Greek.