Captain: Tilemachos Aidinis
Meet Captain Tilemachos, our esteemed crew member for the motor catamaran, Crazy Horse. With a wealth of experience under his belt, he is committed to providing guests with a memorable and enjoyable sailing experience. Born in Greece in 1968, Tilemachos completed his mechanical engineering degree in 1991 before embarking on a career as a professional captain. Over the years, he has amassed a diverse set of skills, including certification as a cruising instructor by the Royal Yacht Association. He is fluent in both Greek and English, making him an effective communicator and able to easily connect with our diverse range of guests. Tilemachos has also completed numerous yacht deliveries, honing his navigation skills and ensuring a smooth and safe experience on board. Above all, Tilemachos is dedicated to showcasing the warmth, friendliness and rich cultural heritage of Greece. With his expertise and commitment to customer service, you can rest assured that your time on board Crazy Horse will be nothing short of extraordinary.
Chef: Vasilis Axiotis
Vasilis Axiotis is a skilled chef with extensive experience in the culinary world. He was born in Greece in 1990 and completed his chef schooling in 2013. He went on to study baking and pastry from 2013 to 2015, expanding his knowledge and expertise in the culinary arts. Vasilis has completed additional courses in gastronomy, including "Modern cuisine", Greek creative cuisine, and food and safety management. He has worked at top gastronomic restaurants and has spent the past two seasons working on yachts, where he has honed his skills at sea. As a chef, Vasilis is extremely attentive to his guests' needs and is always looking for ways to please them with his dishes. He prefers a fusion cuisine that combines fresh local produce with innovative cooking techniques, resulting in a unique culinary experience for those who are fortunate enough to taste his creations. Vasilis speaks both Greek and English fluently, making him an asset to any crew that he works with. He is a team player, always willing to lend a hand where needed, and is known for his positive attitude and strong work ethic.
Previous yacht: M/S Arktos, Above and Beyond.
Chief Stewardess: Margarita Biba
Margarita Biba is an experienced chief stewardess in the yachting industry, having worked on various yachts since 2008. She is highly dedicated and has an impeccable attention to detail, always striving to meet the needs and requests of her guests on board. With a very positive attitude, she sets herself the ultimate goal of ensuring guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Margarita is known for her energetic, sociable, communicative, and polite personality, making her a delight to interact with. She takes great pride in creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere onboard, ensuring that every guest feels at home. Margarita is fluent in English and Greek, making her an excellent communicator with both guests and crew members. She knows how to lead a team, ensuring that everyone works together cohesively to provide the best possible service for the yacht's guests. With her experience on these yachts, Margarita is well-prepared to handle any challenge that comes her way and exceed all expectations of the guests aboard.
Previous yachts: M/Y POLUX, M/Y MELI, M/Y AMAPOLA M/Y O'PARI and S/C ABOVE & BEYOND.
Stewardess: Dafni Vrana
Dafni, born in 1993, is from Athens, Greece. She joins the yachting industry from a diverse work background in customer service management at high end restaurants and bars throughout the city of Athens. With a passion for health and a love of the sea, she is excited to bring her positive energy and care for guests onto Crazy Horse. In her free time, Dafni enjoys mechanical and automotive engineering, studying alternative medical therapies, creating and renovating furniture, and playing semi – professional beach volleyball.
Languages: Greek (native), English (fluent), Spanish (basic)
Deckhand: Costas Maras
Costas was born in 1985 and is from Athens, Greece. From a young age he loved the sea and has passionately followed his dreams in the marine industry. After studying as a Commercial Captain in Merchant Navy, he has gone on to work as a professional deckhand and both a commercial diver and dive master on numerous yachts ranging from 35 to 115 metres. Costas holds credentials for STCW/78 (Including proficiency in Security Awareness -April 2018), Powerboat Level 2, IANTD Divemaster, Commercial Captain Certificate (master 1.500gt), AB (able seaman) Diploma Yacht master (200gt), and Advanced (20m) open water free diver. Costas offers exceptional service, and he is eager to introduce guests to the gorgeous waters and beauty of Greece.
Languages: Greek and English