Jovana Nikic is the GM and co-founder of the company. She has 15 years experience in customer service in various fields. Throughout her career she has been developing direct relationships with customers, analyzing and satisfying their needs. Throughout the years she has managed teams of 10 people in catering business. She deals with yacht chartering since 2010, when she got also her sailing diploma. Jovana speaks Serbian (mother tongue) and fluent English and Greek.
Kostas Gkekas is also co-founder of the company. He has 12 years experience in client-facing corporate positions, having received on-the-job-training from world top professionals in customer services. Kostas has gained professional experience in managing people, which has offered a lot to his sailing trips. He has been sailing since childhood, holds a sailing diploma since 1992 and is a skipper in Greek waters for the last 5 years. Kostas holds a Bachelor's and MA in Economics; he speaks Greek (mother tongue), fluent English and some German, and fights in vain to learn the Serbian language.
Vaggelis Atzemian is a sailor since 1987. After He quickly realized his passion for competitive sailing and made his first steps as an athlete. He raced at international level, and then continued as a sailing coach, where he built his career for more than 20 years: Vagelis was honored to be the Coach of the Greek British and Maltese National Teams in Greece and from 2004 to 2015, with significant distinctions and awards. Additionally, Vagelis has worked as a freelance coach in several countries across the world. His top acknowledgement as a coach was in 2013, when he got funded by the Greek Olympic committee to be trained as a Coach Developer under the ISAF standards.
During his career Vagelis has developed strong sailing experience, as well as communication skills with the athletes, including kids from the age of 7. As an open person, Vagelis can motivate the people on board. As a skipper, he has the ability to manage people within a sense of initiative and unity. During his sailing trips, Vagelis demonstrates flexibility and adaptation to the changing preferences of his guests and the changing conditions, while he ensures that guests on board maintain their enthusiasm and spirit. He is the ideal skipper to train people in sailing during their holidays. He also enjoys navigating larger and more demanding yachts. Vagelis is a holder of the RYA Yacht Master Off Shore; he has also gained RYA certificates on First Aid, Survival and VHF; he speaks native Greek and very fluent English language.
Evan Hadjicostas is a professional skipper since 2009, characterized as a keen, enthusiastic, self-motivated professional individual. Through experience and maturity he is capable of working in demanding environments. Professional sailing has proven to be an extremely exciting, interesting and enjoyable career and lifestyle for Evan through the years. He has learnt an incredible amount during my career and has strived to progress and develop his skills throughout his time on the water. Evan feels that he has gained a high level of nautical knowledge, competency and skill, and is continually striving for higher goals. Specifically, he holds the following sea-related certificates: Greek Offshore Sailing, Greek Power Boat, VHF Short Range Certificate, STCW Basic, Diving Certificate. He has also gained a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design. He speaks both English and Greek at level of mother-tongue.
Thomas Karanatsis is a freelance charter and delivery captain with over 35,000 NM as a skipper in Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Spain and the BVI. He has 17 years experience in the hospitality industry as a barista and event manager, he speaks Greek, English and Spanish. He is a qualified RYA cruising instructor and has made transantlantic yacht deliveries more than once. Choose Thomas as your skipper and he will make your sailing vacation a unique experience.
Nikolas Piperas is a 39 yo experienced skipper with almost 15,000 NM on his CV. He got his sailing certificate in 2004 and since then his goal is to sail as much as possible. Nikolas speaks Greek, English, German and Spanish, he has sailed around the Cyclades, the Sporades, the Dodecanese and the Argosaronic Gulf. He is sure to take you to unforgettable destinations.
Dimitris Ploumidis is a freelance skipper who sails 15-20 weeks per year around the Cyclades and Sporades islands, the Ionian Sea, the Dodecanese islands and the Argosaronic Gulf. As a sailor, Dimitris has earned a diploma of Open Sea(NOPF), has worked in daily cruises around Mykonos and has made a transatlantic crossing in 2014. Dimitris speaks Greek, English and Spanish(basic), he has been involved in the publishing of 6 travel guides, as an author and photographer. His knowledge will make sure that your trip route will include the best destinations and experiences.
Nikitas Vrachatis has 24 years of sailing experience on various sailing and motor yachts, from 28 to 80 feet in length, with a total of 210,000 nautical miles (110,000 nm cruising, 100,000 nm completed races). During the summer months he is employed as a Captain on various charter vessels. Throughout the winter months he works as an Engineer, repairing and maintaining yachts, as an assisstant teaching sailing at the Sailing School of Kalamata as well as delivering vessels within the Mediterranean Sea and across the Atlantic Ocean. Nikitas speaks Greek, Italian and English. His profile guarantees a safe and fascinating sailing experience.
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