Operating in the Caribbean, East Mediterranean and the West Mediterranean
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Master, Dimitris Samolis, DOB: 4May 1972
Dimitris has been captain on board RM Elegant since2010. He started his career as a cadeton a passenger ship working his way through the ranks ultimately obtaining hisCaptain Class A certificate in 1997. Hisvast experience was gained with Celebrity Cruises where he remained for 10years cruising throughout the world from Alaska to the uninhabited regions ofSouth America, from Australia to the far east and his favorite, the wonderfulislands of the Pacific Ocean.
He is a great team leader who is respected and loved by hiscrew. Most importantly, he is a Captainwho will always try to ensure that the guests’ wishes become reality.
Hotel Manager, Gregory Triantafillou, DOB: 1 March 1967
We are delighted to have Gregory join the RM Elegant teamthis year. He too comes with anextensive experience gained from cruise lines. A team player and builder with excellent interpersonal, communication andleadership skills. He is flexible,adaptable and most importantly, works well under pressure! His career on board ships started in 1989 asan assistant dining waiter. He too,worked his way through the ranks to his last post as Hotel Manager on board the133m mega yacht Al Mirqab. We are sure that he will be a huge asset to the team
Executive Chef, Yannis Lekos, DOB: 1979
Yannis is just superb!!! His passion for cooking started from a very young age and his dream hadalways been to obtain the position of Executive Chef. To this end he was a star pupil at the LeMonde cookery school after which he joined various hotels throughout the worldfirst as a Chef de Partie, always moving upwards to his ultimate goal. He has been with the yacht for the last threeyears and leads a team of four who are all prepared to face the challenges thatour charter guests put before them.
TOTAL NUMBER OF CREW 31
1. Dimitris Samolis Master Greek
2. Vassilis Favios Chief Officer Greek
3. Yiannis Dimitropoulos 2ndOfficer Greek
4. Roberto Maquesias 2ndOfficer Philippine
5. Constantino Anagnostopoulos Bosun Greek
6. Russel S. Gabas AB Philippine
7. Baltazar Bayon AB Philippine
8. Jonathan Melinas Sailor Philippine
9. Andrii Labunksyi Sailor Ukrainian
10. George Filipov Sailor Romanian
11. Edgardo Sornillo ChiefEngineer Philippine
12. Hilario Jr Dela Cruz 3rdEngineer Philippine
13. Alex Sorin Buciu Electrician Romanian
14. Michael Sornillo Oiler Philippine
15. Renel Quinones Oiller Philippine
16. Gregory Triantafillou Hotel Manager Greek
17. Yiannis Lekos Executive Chef Greek
18. Jean Philippe Plate Pastry Chef French
19. Stefano Kontoudakis Sous Chef Greek
20. Kenneth Espino Crew Chef Philippine
21. Bane Vidanovic Barman Serbian
22. Irina Kisliak Waitress Ukrainian
23. Inna Mazur Waitress Ukrainian
24. Zeezee Marcic Chief Stewardess Croatian
25. Mary-Grace Lasala Stewardess Philippine
26. Karen Ann Berin Stewardess Philippine
27. Maryna Vakarash Stewardess Ukranian
28. Jackie Jureschi Beautician Philippine
29. Roger Abante Laundryman Philippine
30. Jerry Calvadores Galley Utility Philippine
31. Jaelor Calvadores GalleyUtility Philippine
RM ELEGANT can accommodate 30 guests in 15 cabins.
The master cabin has a king size bed, bath, shower, head and bidet
The VIP cabin has a king size bed, bath, shower, head and bidet.
Another 13 cabins have a king size bed that can be converted to twin beds, shower,head and bidet.
RM ELEGANT is fully air conditioned through out.
Crew has a separate companionway, heads and shower.
‘Once again, we have had the BEST time. I did not think that it could improve from our last visit on this wonderful yacht! But it did! We loved everything about our trip! The weather was amazing, the service incredible and the food DIVINE. We can’t wait for our next trip on this wonderful yacht! Lots of love…’ (multi repeat client)
‘This is my first time on board this spectacular yacht. It was such a wonderful experience. My cabin is so beautiful and comfortable and I really enjoyed my bubble bath each night! The service has been excellent, the food is so delicious. I hope to see you all again.’
‘While I had high expectations before boarding RM Elegant; however, the yacht surpassed all expectations. What made the difference was the people of RM Elegant, it is a magical mix of courtesy, punctuality, professionalism and mostly care to the detail. In a span of 15 days that flew like a mystical moment between Spain and France, I experienced one of my best times thanks to the crew and staff of RM Elegant. My sincere thanks to the team of RM Elegant who are So Regal, So Majestic and So Elegant.’ (Royal Family)
‘I am happy to see you again and I am looking forward to seeing you again in December. Thank you all for a great vacation and keep up the good work. To the chefs and bartender, you guys rock!!’
‘It has been a very memorable and unforgettable cruise made more enjoyable by the warm and friendly staff and crew of RM Elegant. Thank you to all of them for making this holiday one that we shall savour for a long time.’ (Head of State)
‘My family and I are having a wonderful time on your yacht. The locations and scenery merely add to the great service and professionalism given during our cruise. You have all made a man and his family very relaxed AND THRILLED. Thank you very very much’ (Head of State)
‘You have kept us on seas rough and tranquil. Safe, happy and warm. Your seaworthiness is a testament to your Captain and Crew. Thank you for a wonderful time.’ (Royal Family)
‘Thank you for showing us a wonderful time on RM Elegant. I personally rate the service on this boat above 6 stars! Bravo! Thank you.’
‘I am one of the four survivors of this 3 day party, surrounded by love and care. The 5 hours of sleep were a dreadful waste, although the sheets felt very snugly. I have run out of superlatives to describhe this pleasure a few hours ago but I thank you with all my heart.’
‘What a wonderful crew and such a beautiful ship! We had a fabulous time particular thank you to the crew for being so great to the kids.’
‘The splendour of a ship is judged not by its appearance; but by the warmth and humanity of its inhabitants. For this, I thank you for a week that has rejuvenated my body and soul.’