Captain: Vladimir Vangelov
Meet Vladimir, a seasoned captain with a passion for sailing and a wealth of experience navigating the beautiful waters of Europe. With his extensive knowledge of Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, and Turkey, Vladimir is the perfect captain to guide any client on their dream vacation.
At 52 years old, Vladimir is not only an experienced sailor but also a fluent English speaker, ensuring clear communication throughout your journey. He has honed his sailing skills through participation in various races and regattas in sailing class F18, taking him to stunning locations such as Bulgaria, Romania, France, and Turkey.
He has been working on the Greece for over 10 years.
In addition to his sailing expertise, Vladimir has captained a commercial motor yacht based in the South of France for the past three years. This experience has further enhanced his interpersonal skills, allowing him to provide exceptional service and create unforgettable moments for his guests.
Moreover, Vladimir's technical expertise sets him apart. For the last five years, he has worked as a technical advisor for reputable dealers of Lagoon and Jeanneau yachts. This background gives him the valuable knowledge and resources to handle any technical issues that may arise during your voyage, ensuring an stress-free journey.
And did we mention that Vladimir is also a loving father of two? His parental experience makes him particularly adept at creating a family-friendly environment, where children can feel safe and have the time of their lives.
With Vladimir as your captain, you can trust that your sailing vacation will be in capable hands. His extensive experience, friendly demeanor, and technical proficiency make him the ideal choice for an unforgettable journey on the seas.
Previous yachts: ALOIA and CARPE DIEM
Chef: Panos Kyriazis
Born in 1988 in the beautiful city of Thessaloniki, Panos's passion for cooking ignited his desire to explore the world. His culinary journey led him to work as a chef in a luxury resort in Bansko, Bulgaria, before embarking on a culinary odyssey through Germany, from the south in Stuttgart to the north in Hamburg, then to the enchanting city of lights, Paris, and eventually to the exotic St. Barth in the Caribbean.
Panos fulfilled his dream of combining his love for the sea with his culinary skills by becoming a chef on yachts. Holding a Culinary diploma from IEK DELTA in Athens, he is well-equipped to tantalize taste buds with his culinary creations. Fluent in English, with a knowledge of German, Panos also holds a powerboat certificate.
During his leisure time, Panos indulges in his love for travel, reading, and relaxation accompanied by good vibes and a glass of fine French wine.
Previous yacht: ALOIA
Chief Stewardess: Liubov A. Velychko - Kyprioty
Liubov, the Chief Stewardess aboard Aloia 80, brings over 15 years of exemplary hospitality experience to the yacht, honed in high-class restaurants, catering, embassies, and luxury yacht services. Fluent in English, native in Russian and Ukrainian, with intermediate proficiency in Greek, Liubov seamlessly caters to a diverse clientele. She thrives in meeting the highest customer demands, showcasing exceptional organizational skills as well as coaching prowess which is necessary to complete her role as chief stewardess successfully. Since 2005, she has excelled as a hostess, embodying professionalism, attention to detail, and a friendly demeanor. She is a reliable team player with a great sense of humor, extremely hard-working and with her dedication, she elevates the onboard experience for guests and crew members alike
Steward: Angelo Koletsi
Meet Angelo, an enthusiastic and dedicated individual with a wealth of experience spanning seven years in the restaurant industry, both in Greece and abroad. For the past two seasons, he showcased his skills at the Grand Bretagne Hotel in Athens and at one of the top restaurants in Mykonos.
Although relatively new to the world of yachting, Angelo's strong work ethic, exceptional customer service skills, and meticulous attention to detail make him an ideal candidate for the role of steward on board. Eager to transfer his hospitality experience to the yachting industry, Angelo is committed to providing top-notch service to guests, ensuring their comfort throughout the voyage.
Known for his kindness, adaptability, and ever-present smile, Angelo is ready to contribute to an exceptional yachting experience. Fluent in both Greek and English, he ensures effective communication to meet the diverse needs of guests on board.
Deckhand: Konstantinos Kontoes
Konstantinos, born in 1993, brings a wealth of experiences to the crew of Aloia 80 as a dedicated deckhand. Konstantinos holds a Captain's License for Open Sea Vessels and a Speed Boat Operator License (Greek, up to 24m), alongside basic training in Maritime Safety. Motivated and educated in shipping, Konstantinos possesses comprehensive skills in navigation, yacht operations, guest service, and cooking within maritime environments. He is pleasant, hard-working and enjoys life challenges. Fluent in English and Greek, and committed to professional growth, Konstantinos seeks opportunities to leverage his knowledge and contribute effectively to a dynamic team aboard Aloia 80.