CAPTAIN – Yannis Krinis
Captain Yannis was born in 1974 and is a Greek national. He has graduated from the National Merchant Marine Academy of Greece in Kimi and he holds a Class A Captain’s Diploma. He has attended many seminars and holds numerous certificates such as Gmdss, RO-RO, BRM, ECDIS, Passenger, SSO, Medical Care. He began his career onboard merchant ships and tankers. He has an extensive professional background on various charter yachts since 2006 when he joined the yachting industry. His previous yachts are M/Y Smile, M/Y Imagination, M/Y Aurora and M/Y Insignia. His experience in the Mediterranean Sea is a valuable asset. His professionalism and enthusiasm in combination with his team spirit and friendly personality make him the perfect commander for M/Y Zoi. Captain Yannis loves to offer tailor made charters to client’s preferences and show them the beauty of Greek islands. He speaks fluent English and he is married; his hobbies are travelling, martial arts and water sports.
ENGINEER – Michael Govessis
Michael was born in Greece in 1962 and holds an A Class Engineer Diploma. He has attended many seminars in engineering and he started his career on tanker vessels and passenger ships. He entered yachting in 2000 and since then he has worked onboard various charter and private yachts such as M/Y Rini V, M/Y Alexandra and M/Y Vitamin Sea 2. Michael aims to please the guests and with his valuable many years’ experience ensures that everything works smoothly on M/Y Zoi. He makes sure that everyone onboard is safe and secure. Michael speaks English and at his free time he enjoys water sports, fishing and volleyball.
CHEF - Alexandros Gargeros
Alexandros was born in Greece in 1974 and he holds a Chef’s Diploma from the National Culinary School in Crete. He has an extensive experience that he has gained after working in various luxury restaurants and hotels all around Greece such as Creta Palace hotel, Daphne’s Restaurant, and Lakitira 5* Suites. Alexandros loves to create delicacies made from local products with dedication to quality and taste. He specializes in Greek and Mediterranean Cuisine. He speaks English and French and he enjoys swimming, travelling and reading.
STEWARDESS – TBC
DECK HAND – Richard Layco
Richard was born in 1974 in Philippines and holds all the necessary certificates for his position. He started his career in yachting in 20017 onboard M/Y Chrysanthe and he has worked on various motor yachts before joining M/Y ZOI in early 2020 such as M/Y Dream and M/Y Scandal. He is a very enthusiastic and hard working person. He speaks English and he is married.