Operating in the East Mediterranean
Captain: George Kordas (Greek)Captain George was born in 1956 and holds an A' class diploma after having graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy of Oinousses. He has been serving the yachting industry onboard charter yachts for more than twenty five years and he has been with the same Owners for the last 8 years. In his previous experience, he has worked on tanker ships and commercial vessels. In his free time he likes cycling, jogging and sports! Captain George is a very kind person who will do his best for an unforgettable cruise onboard! He speaks English and basic Spanish.
Engineer: George Perifanos (Greek)George has graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos. He has worked on various charter yachts like Angel, Galileo, Bon Vivere and the last two years on M/Y GIOE I with great professionalism. George is a very kind and enthusiastic person with passion for the sea. His hobbies are water sports and bikes. He holds a Speedboat license and speaks English.
Chef: Dionysis Gkionis (Greek)Dionysis was born in 1988 and holds a Chef's diploma from the Culinary School “Le Monde”. He has attended seminars in “Fusion Cuisine” with professor Schaefers Antoine, “Preparation and Presentation Mediterranean Menu” with Chef Christophe Clessienne, Thai Cuisine with theme “Demonstration on techniques carvingand in the kitchen the distant Asian country” with Chefs Dr. Sangaroon Chuawongboon and Dr. Amaraporn Vong and “Olive oil and Margarine” with Advisor Chef of Unilever-Food Solutions Basili Mandro. In his past experience, he has worked on several five star hotels and luxurious restaurants and onboard charter and private yachts. Dionysis is very creative and intelligent Chef who will present the most delicious dishes of Mediterranean and International cuisine. He enjoys all water sports and cars. He speaks English.
Steward: Rolando Magno (Philippino)Rolando is a very experienced Steward who started his career in yachting since 1990. He has worked in various luxurious restaurants and onboard motor yachts such as M/Y Billa, M/Y Lady Dee, M/Y Force of Habit, M/Y Fantasia and M/Y Christaldi S and he is a valuable asset to the team of GIOE I. He is friendly, kind and responsible for the guests' service onboard. He speaks fluent English and he enjoys football and travelling.
Sailor/Steward: Avelino Mendoza Junior (JR) (Philippino)Jr was born in 1976 and has graduated from the Philippines Maritime Institute in 1994. He has been working on private and charter yachts for more than 19 years and the last 6 years on M/Y GIOE I! He is very energetic and will work miracles during charters to make sure that the guests will feel like home onboard! His hobbies are swimming, basketball and playing the guitar! He speaks English and Tagalog (native).