Captain: Theodore Giannisis
Captain Theo was born in 1974 in Greece on beautiful Andros Island. At a very young age, he joined the Nautical Club of Andros and started sailing with Optimists, 420s, and Lasers- soon progressing to offshore sailing yachts.
Theo began his sailing career in 2005 as the first mate on the gaff-rigged schooner, S/Y AELLO. He went on to complete his RYA/ MCA Yacht Master Offshore with commercial endorsement, STCW 95 Safety, and his Greek Powerboat License. He is continually working to improve his knowledge and skills of sailing and the technical and mechanical aspects of yachting.
Over the years, he has sailed many miles, sharing experiences with his guests and providing them with first-class service. Theo is a 100% sailor and is a wonderful entertainer. He welcomes guests as family and loves to have them experience life in Greece on the sea.
When he is not on the water, he is in it- he has his Padi Open Sea diver certifications. As well, he loves spending time with his family, hiking, music, and enjoying the incredible nature found in Greece.
Languages: Greek and English
Chef: George Kazatzis
George is DELTA’S head of the culinary arts department.
He was born in Toronto Canada and studied culinary management at Georgian College Canada. Was the president of the junior Chef Club of Georgian College.
He started his career at the Ossawippi Express fine dining restaurant. Has also attended a number of seminars such as enology, bartending, HACCP applying, and Sous Vide technics.
Has also instructed a number of seminars such as fish filleting, and modern Greek cuisine. Also managed as a chef, kitchens around the city of Athens.
Deckhand/ Steward: George Kourtoglou
Giorgios has worked for the past five years as deckhand and skipper in different catamarans and monohulls for private and charter use. During this time, he was able to accumulate extensive sailing experience, as well as safety and hospitality expertise. He was born in 1985 and lives in the Argo Saronic Gulf on the island of Aegina. He is very responsible, organized, and is used to work under high pressure. He is ready for new challenges and looking forward to welcoming his guests on Selene! He is flexible, adaptable, and an excellent team player. He speaks Greek and English and loves to fish, scuba diving, and travel.