CAPTAIN -STRATOS TALIADOUROS
Stratos was born in 1956 and is a Greek national. He graduated from the National Merchant Marine Academy in 1977 and holds an A Class Captain’s diploma. He also holds all Certificates according to IMO, such as Advanced Fire Fighting, Life Saving Appliances, Crisis Management, Medical Care on Board Ship, Passenger Safety, and a Speedboat License. He is further certified for use of survival crafts, rescue boats and emergency procedures. He has worked onboard merchant ships before joining yachting in 1989. He has worked on private and charter yachts such as M/Y FADI, ZALIV and ZALIV II. He is married with two children and speaks fluent English and Turkish. During his free time he enjoys swimming, travelling and hiking. Captain Stratos’ extensive knowledge of Mediterranean sea is a valuable asset and ensures a successful charter.CHIEF OFFICER – GKONTZOS KONSTANTINOS TZIOVANI
Konstantinos was born in 1984 in Arta, Greece. He graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy in Epirus, Greece in 2007. He holds all Certificates such as Advanced Fire Fighting, Tanker Safety, Ship Security Officer, Life Saving Appliances, Crisis Management/Simulator/Ship Handling, Management of Change, Medical Care on Board Ship, Passenger Safety, Specialized Training for ‘Gas Instruments’, for ‘RO-RO/PASENGER SHIPS’ and has also a speedboat license. He has 9 years of experience in yachts of all types and sizes. He speaks fluent English. Konstantinos has a passion for traveling, diving and all water sports.CHIEF ENGINEER- NICK PAPADIMITRIOU
Nick was born in Greece in 1961 and is a Greek national. He has been a certificated engineer since 1980. He graduated from the N.M.M. Academy with all the necessary certificates;Life Saving, Firefighting, STCW, SSO etc. His experience consists of 12 years on ocean going ships and over 20 years in superyachts (private and charter) such as M/Y KYMA ALPHA, M/Y MATESTICK, FADI, ZALIV, ZALIV II and now in m/y ZALIV III. He speaks English, Italian and French at the basic level. He is married with two children. He is very good with micro office applications. He likes everything around the sea (i.e Scuba diving, fishing, water skiing & sailing), long motor bike rides and reading. He has also written articles in the yacht magazine ‘TRIENA’ in the past.ENGINEER - NIKOLAOS BAKOKILIAS
Nikolaos was born in Greece in 1980. He has been a Certificated engineer since 2004. He graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy of Crete with all the necessary certificate; Life Saving, Anti-piracy training seminar, Risk Assessment/Management OHSAS 18001,Shipboard Safety Officer ,ISM CODE Implementation ,Tanker Safety Basic ,Tanker Safety in Advance, Safety and Fire Rescue, Ship security Officer, Risk Assessment/Management in the Shipping Industry Marine Incident Investigation. He has 11 years of experience on ocean going ships and charter yachts. He speaks English. He has very good knowledge of MS Office. His hobbies are cinematography, literature and traveling. He also loves football and he is an active member of an amateur football team.
CHEF – STELIOS ARAKASCHIEF STEWARD - CHRISTOS ZACHOULITIS
Stelios is a brilliant Chef with excellenttechniques and passion for cooking and quality. He holds a Chef’s Diploma fromthe Culinary Institute “Chef D’oeuvre” and he has attended seminars in Pastryand Molecular Gastronomy. He has staged at “Vendome” restaurant in Germany, 30thrank in the world best restaurants with 3* Michelin (Chef Joachim Wissler) and “Spondi”restaurant in Athens with 2* Michelin (Chef Ben Abdalah) and he has worked at “Allsenses Gastronomy” restaurant with 2* Michelin (Chef Ronnie Emborg) and “FunkyGourmet” with 2* Michelin (Chef Chiliadaki & Roussos), and onboardluxurious yachts including ‘Al Salamah”. He loves traditional Greek, ModernGreek and Mediterranean cuisine as well as International one. He has also avery good knowledge of molecular gastronomy. Stelios was also consultant forcooking techniques and gastronomy at a newspaper and published his own recipesfor websites and he won the 3rd Place at the Chef competition in theMediterranean Yacht Show last year. Stelios has the ability to bring creativeand commercially viable new lines to the market before anyone else! He will offer a superior experience in your gastronomy senses.He speaks English and he enjoys traveling.
Chief Steward Christos was born in 1965 in Greece. He holds “Chief Steward” Certificate as well as “Live Saving and Fire Fighting Appliances”, “RO-RO Passenger“and “Basic Principles of Hygiene and Food Safety” Certificates. He has attended many seminars in Interior Decoration, Flower Arrangement, Wine List and Bartending. He has worked as chief steward on luxurious motor yachts “O’mega ”, “Ninemia” “Turama” and various others. He is a very pleasant and professional person who guarantees impeccable service to all guests. He speaks fluent English. He is married with one child. During his free time he enjoys reading and listening to music.STEWARDESS – IVETA KUBIKOVA
Iveta is 32 years old, a Czech national. She has studied Hotel Services & Tourism in Brno Czech. She also holds a Classic Massage Certificate. She has worked in luxurious restaurants in Czech and onboard M/Y O’Rama and M/Y O’Neiro. She is a very active and hard working person who always smiles and tries to cater to client's needs at all times. She speaks English. She loves the sea and enjoys all water sports. STEWARD - VIC ARQUELADA
VIC was born in Philippines and he has been living in Greece since 1991. He joined yachting in 1997 on M/Y ZALIV till 2002, M/Y ZALIV II till 2003 and now in M/Y ZALIV III. Before Yachting he had 6 years’ experience in restaurants and hotels. Vic speaks Greek and English He is married with two children and he likes swimming and listening to music. SPA THERAPIST – VASILIKI ZACHOU
Vasiliki was born in Greece in 1988. In 2009 she graduated from the Beauty Institute of SPATherapist – Spa IEK AKMI in Athens. She has 7 years’ experience at the most luxurious hotels including the Grande Bretagne Hotel as a SPA Therapist. Vasiliki offers to the clients’ spa treatments during the charter. She speaks fluent English and French (basic level). In her free time she likes reading and swimming.BOSUN- DIONYSIOS FOTIOU
Dionysios was born in Katerini, Greece in 1966. He has 18 years’ experience in the Ocean going Merchant Ships. Since 1992, he has worked on various motor yachts such as M/Y CARMEN FONTANA, M/Y CARMEN SERENA, M/Y ALMYRA, M/Y HIMERA, M/Y IRIS, M/Y ZALIV II and till now in M/Y ZALIV III. He holds a certificate of Bosun, Life saving, Fire Fighting, Speedboat license, Bunkering Responsible and Rescue. He is married with one child. Dionysios speaks English and in his free time he likes fishing and swimming.BOSUN- ANTONIS GENISARLIS
Antonis was born in 1964 in Turkey .He holds a certificate of Bosun, Life Saving & Fire Fighting , Speedboat license and Rescue. His experience consists of 14 years on merchant and passenger ships and the last 5 years in ZALIV II. He speaks Greek, English and Turkish. He enjoys fishing and hiking.