Captain Vangelis Patrikis
Born and raised in Greece. Anything on the water comes naturally to him, having grown up in Piraeus, Greece. Married with two children. Captain Vangelis has thousands of nautical miles under his belt. He holds an A' Class Master Captain's License and has graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy of Oinousses, located in Chios, Greece. Vangelis has started his long career at sea during his youth, on board large tankers and cargo ships. He has so many stories to tell from his travels around the world! He holds also a diploma of offshore sailing, of advanced medical and a life safety certificate. He was introduced to the yachting industry in the 1996 when he started being the captain on various motor yachts and sailing vessels. He has been entertaining visitors for the past 20 years! He is the captain on Elvira ,since the year of 2009. Captain Vangelis' passion is to ensure that each and every guest's need is catered to and all onboard the luxurious catamaran Elvira feel safe and secure, while cruising through the beautiful Greek Archipelago. He has a tremendous knowledge about each Greek island and loves to deliver his knowledge to his guests! He speaks English, basic Portuguese and Greek. Captain Vangelis is a well traveled and versatile Captain, with a friendly and fun personality. Get prepared for a tailored and unique sailing experience aboard ELVIRA!
Cook-Hostess Anna Kavoura-Michopoulou
Born and raised in Greece, holds a Bachelor's degree in Maritime studies. Combining her love and passion for food and travel, the yachting industry was a natural fit for her. Despite her young age she has moved up the ranks and became a great professional cook. During the Poros Boat Show Chef's competition in the year 2014. She was awarded the 2nd prize among numerous other chefs. She is a competent cook who serves eclectic healthy menu to all guests and uses her high-end service skills along with a great smile, in order to make passengers happy. She loves kids! And all guests love her. They come aboard as guests and leave as family members. She also has a great experience in making customized menus and in paying attention to special dietary instructions given by the guests. She achieves every time in fulfilling everyone's culinary wishes. Full of energy, passionate about cooking and making pastry, also very qualitative when it comes to choosing the most tantalizing local ingredients in order to make mouth-watering recipes. She loves fishing and water sports. She speaks fluently English and Greek.
Deckhand Konstantinos Patrikis
Konstantinos or Dino, 24 years old, holds a Bachelor's degree in Maritime studies and was graduated from the University of Piraeus in 2017. He made his first steps in professional charter yachting at he young age of 15 next to his father Vaggelis who is still his 'teacher' at sea. He is very passionate about sailing and sea having a good knowledge of the Greek islands and he believes that life on the water is a happy one! Meeting with new people from all over the world and sharing valuable time with them is fascinating for him. Dino holds the speed boat operator licence and offshore sailing diploma as well. He loves taking care of clients' needs, offering a great service to them and making sure they are satisfied and most of all safe. He enjoys helping with the water toys and making sure they enjoy their time onboard! He speaks fluently Engish ,Greek and German and loves sailing, sports, swimming and water games.