Captain – Αntonopoulos Emmanouil
Captain Manos was born November 23, 1978 in Athens and is married with 1 child. He graduated from the "Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos" and holds a Captain Class B’(September 2013 attended the first of the two courses for Captain Class A) Irrespective Tonnage Diploma. His career started in Cruise ships. He also holds Certificates of General Operator of Global Maritime, Arpa Radar, Operator of Automatic Radar Plodder Aids, Panic Management, Medical Care On Board ship, “all about Satellite Aids”, as well as ISPS Diploma. He holds proficiency in survival crafts and rescue boats, advanced fire fighting, proficiency in medical first aid as STCW 95 requirements. Captain Manos has over 10 years of experience on various yachts. He speaks fluent English enjoys fishing, all water sports, windsurfing and diving.
Chief Engineer – Vassilis Tsantes
Bill was born in 1975 in Athens,Greece. He is a fully certified engineer by the Greek “Merchant Marine Academy” and holds Class A Engineer Diploma along with all necessary Safety Certificates. He has been serving at sea for more than 10 years. During these years he has worked on board private and charter yachts and has gained great experience understanding the different types of engines. In his spare time he enjoys fishing and speaks English.
Bosun – Christos Karagounis
Chris was born June 29, 1979 in Athens, Greece. Prior to joining the crew of m/y Endless Summer, he has spent the past 8 years enjoying the yachting crew lifestyle. He has a great deal of experience on board both private and professional yachts. Chris holds life-saving and firefighting training, Ro-Ro passenger and tanker safety diplomas. and all necessary sailing certificates. He has a friendly personality, speaks English and works hard making sure that the voyage is safe and comfortable.
Chef - Antonis Kouris
Antoni was born in Athens, Greece and he speaks English. After he graduated from the Athens Culinary School he went onto working at high-end, reputable restaurants gaining experiences. He has also been a head chef in 5 star hotels all over Greece. Using local products and wine pairing knowledge, Antoni is executing his culinary creations to world class standards. Apart from his chef diploma, he has also attended many culinary seminars enhancing his knowledge and passion for modern and fusion cuisine. Prior join the crew of M/Y Endless Summer he has worked on board three other luxury yachts. Antoni works hard to impress his guests and fulfill all of their expectations and he is always ready to accommodate special dietary restrictions and nutrition. During his free time his enjoys football and swimming.
Chief Stewardess - Katerina Kollia
Katerina was born February 21, 1987 in Athens, Greece and is single. She speaks fluent English and good German. She has studied International and European studies at the University of Piraeus. Katerina holds all necessary safety certificates including Life Savings and Fire-Fighting appliances. Prior joining the crew of m/y Endless Summer she has worked for 2 years as stewardess on board another charter yacht. She has also worked as Receptionist in hotels, Head waitress in restaurants and coffee shops and volunteered at the Paralympic Games of Athens in 2004. Katerina is hard-working with a friendly personality. During her free time she enjoys travelling, photography, music and cinema.
Stewardess - Maria
Maria was born in 1988 in Athens, Greece and has two children. She is considered to be a truly professional, calm and friendly crew member and asset to the Endless Summer Team. She really enjoys the yachting crew lifestyle and she strives to go above and beyond in her duties on board. During her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her kids, reading and listening to music.
Deckhand - Lefteris Melachrinos
Lefteris was born in Athens, Greece in February 18, 1998 and he speaks English. After he graduated from high school he wanted to experience the yachting crew lifestyle and now he is a part of the Endless Summer Team. He is willing to help at all times and he is facing every task given as a challenge. Lefteris has a friendly personality and is ready to serve the demands of the guests on M/Y Endless Summer. During his free time he enjoys swimming and water-polo.