CAPTAIN – LAZAROS SOFIKITIS
Lazarus is Captain since 2011 and will hold Captain Class A' Diploma until end of 2016. He also holds Certificates for: Open Water Diving, Ship Security Officer, General Operator GMDSS, Radar ARPA, Advance Fire Fighting, Proficiencyin Medical First Aid & Medical Care on Board, Personnel SurvivalTechniques. Other skills/seminars: Proficiency in Survival Craft & RescueBoats, Advance Tanker Safety, RO-RO & Passenger Ship Safety, CrowdManagement, Hazardous Materials, Bridge Team Management, ISM Training and RiskAssessment. He holds speedboat's license. Lazaros commenced his service at seain 2003 as Apprentice Officer at Blue Star Ferries and worked as Chief Officeron motor tankers and motor yachts. Lazaros joined Captain Nikos Demertzis onboard O'NEIRO for 3 years, he supervised the refit of M.Y. O'NEIRO and thenmoved on O'PARI 3 as First Officer. Lazaros leads an experienced crew of 7 andhas broad knowledge of the Greek islands, Turkish coasts, Croatia and West Med.He is young, vibrant and will always go the extra mile to please the charterguests. He loves organising great parties onboard!
Year of Birth: 1985
Previous Yacht: “O’Neiro”, "O'Pari 3"
Interests: He loves fishing, diving, tennis, motor biking, dancing and parties!
ENGINEER –NIKOS TRIANTAFILLAKIS
Nikosgraduated from the “Merchant Marine of Chios” in 1994. He continued to obtaindiplomas as follows: 1998 “National School Graduate of Life Saving and FireFighting Appliances”, 2003 Graduated from KESEN as 2nd Engineer and 2007Graduating from KESEN as Chief Engineer. Further to his diplomas, he holdsCertificates for/in: Engine room Resource Management, ISM Implementation andInternal Auditor, Environmental Awareness & Ship Boat Pollution Prevention,Human Relations, Advanced Fire Fighting, Crowd Control, Crisis Management,Human Behavior and Chemical Awareness. Nikos commenced his service at sea as anApprentice Engineer in 1992 on Merchant Marine Boats, In 1995 he joinedCelebrity Cruises as 3rd Engineer on cruise ships, and in 2007 he brought his knowledgeonto luxury motor yachts. Nikos is certified by P.A.D.I. as a master diver andholds speedboat’s license
Year of Birth: 1973
Previous Yachts: “Proteus”, “O’Rama”
CHEF – JEAN-PAUL BAYOL
Jean-Paul is working as Chef since1978, and has the following matriculation and training; BEPS, CAPCertificate D’Apprentissage Professionnel (Cuisine Classic) along with BEPBrevet D’Etat Professionnel (Cuisine Classic). For over than 38 years, Jean Paul has been serving masterpieces to clients and guests on luxury yachts and well known restaurants in Greece and Europe. Along withhis exquisite cooking, his personality is just as pleasing.
Year of Birth: 1960
Languages: French, English and Greek
Previous work at restaurants: “Precieux” in Paris. “Vardi”, “Pil Poul”, “Olive Garden”and “Cafekathe” in Athens. “Bratssera” in Hydra. “Nikos” and “Kivotos” inMykonos.”Archipelagos” in Santorini. “Cuisine Du Monde” in Saint Tropez.
Previous work on motor yachts: “Oh QueLuna”, “Suncoco”, “O’Pari”,
Interests: Trekking, travelling, yoga and anything that nature has tooffer.
CHIEF STEWARD – SPYROS LALOUSIS
Spyrosholds Steward's A’ Diploma from the “Merchant Marine School of Stewards”, andalso holds all necessary safety certificates including Life Saving & FireFighting Appliances. Spyros is extremely hard-working and links extremely wellwith his crew. He has commenced his service at sea in 1982 as Chief Steward onboard motor yachts and passenger vessels. Spyros is on board m/y “O’Pati” since2013, taking care of the guests and arranging everything according to theirrequirement.
Year of Birth: 1968
Previous Yachts: “Sidarta”,“Bolaro”, “O’Rama”, “O’Pari”.
Interests: Soccerand backgammon.
ASSISTANT STEWARDESS – KAMILASTOYCHEVA
Kamilahas attended Odessa Marine Training Centre, where she graduated as Stewardess.She also holds certificate for Safety Training and Instruction. Kamila lovesher job, and she is working as Stewardess for over than seven years. Duringthis period of time she has worked on passenger ships, cruise ships and motoryachts. She is helpful and friendly, loves meeting new people and always makesevery guest feel welcome.
Year of Birth: 1981
Language: English and moderate German
Previous Yachts: “Dolphin”,“Galileo”, “Panorama”, “Pegasus”, “Ileria”, “I Nova”, “Ventura”
ASSISTANT STEWARDESS – GANNA ZAPOPADNA
Gannais a graduate of Odessa Nationality Maritime University, and Odessa MaritimeTraining Centre. Moreover, she holds certificates for Basic Safety Training andInstruction, Crowd Management, Ro-Ro Passenger Ships and Security AwarenessTraining for Shipboard Personnel. Ganna has been serving as Stewardess at seasince 2010 on passenger ships and motor yachts, has a natural talent forhosting guests and she is always willing to serve with a smile.
Year of Birth: 1987
Language: English, Russian, and basic German, Frenchand Italian.
Previous Yachts: “Blis”, “Alaska of GeorgeTown”, “Pegasus”
Interests: Music, movies.
SAILOR – MANOLIS TZENIS
Aftergraduating from high school, Manolis proceeded to attend and graduate from the“Permanent Apprentice Officers School” (SMYN). He has a passion for the sea andcannot picture himself, doing something that does not involve it. In 2001Manolis pursued his wish and began serving on board luxury yachts always givinghis best. He is fun, enthusiastic and is liked by all. He loves to assistguests and children with water sports.
Year of Birth: 1968
Previous Yachts: “O’Mega”, “O’Rion”, “O’Asis”, “Rapsody”, “Sea Crown”, “La Vie”,“Zenia”, “Galileo”, “Alkyon”, “O’Pari”.
DECKHAND – STAVROS KATSIVARDAS
Stavros hasstudied Economics and Finance at Deree College in Athens. For a period of fiveyears he worked as accountant at the family business, but his love for the seaprevailed and led him on motor yachts. Stavros served in Hellenic SpecialForces and holds speedboat license. He is hardworking and very active with highteam spirit. Children love him as he is happy to referee a soccer march on thebeach or to organise for them fun activities on board.
Year of Birth: 1988
Previous Yacht: “Al Mirqab”
Interests: Computers, football, martial arts, traveling.