CaptainAthanasios Vourvopoulos Greek 0
Number of Crew: 12Languages:

Crew Profiles:
The Alexandra Team

Captain / Athanasios Vourvopoulos
Nationality: Greek
Captain Thanasis was born on July 13, 1978. He is a graduate of the Merchant Marine Academy and holds a Captain’s First-Class Diploma. He also holds certificates in SSO (Ship security officer), GMDSS, Arpa, Radar, Ecdis, Brm, Firefighting, and First Aid/Medical care on board. Captain Thanasis has 21 years of experience in the yachting industry; of which he has spent 13 years as a captain on high-specification motor commercial yachts. With excellent knowledge of the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean waters, he can be relied on to recommend the right place for the right occasion, from cosmopolitan full-service beach clubs on popular islands to deserted sandy beaches off the beaten track. His hobbies include sailing, basketball, fishing, and martial arts. Captain Thanasis speaks English, is married, and has two children.

Chief Officer / Stelios Andrianopoulos
Nationality: Greek
Stelios holds a Class B license and graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy. He completed the traditional Merchant Marine training, having gained his seaman skills from working on board various RO/RO cargo vessels and passenger ships before moving to the luxury yachting industry in 2018. Prior to joining M/Y ALEXANDRA Stelios was a Second Officer on M/Y LADY SARYA. He has extensive experience on passenger ships. He is a great team leader and works well under pressure. When Stelios is not at sea, he loves travelling and sports. He speaks English fluently.

Chief Engineer / Lampros Georgousis
Nationality: Greek
Lampros is a graduate of the Merchant Academy and holds the highest-level Class A Engineering Diploma. He started his career onboard commercial ships and cruise ships for 16 years before deciding to pursue a career in the luxury marine industry. He holds certificates in SSO, lifesaving, and firefighting, including V1-2 and V3. He joined Alexandra years ago working his way up from 2nd engineer to chief engineer. Lampros is responsible for service and maintenance overseeing the main engines, generators, and all mechanical–electrical systems. He is married with two children. He speaks English and Greek. In his free time, Lampros likes travelling and sports.

2nd Engineer / Pallis Nektarios
Nationality: Greek
Nektarios is a graduate of the Merchant Academy and holds a Class B Engineering diploma. He started his career onboard commercial ships and cruise ships for 11 years before deciding to pursue a career in the luxury marine industry. Nektarios also has certificates in Ro/Ro & Passenger Ship Safety, Life Saving, and Fire Fighting. He is married with one child and speaks English and Greek. In his free time, Nektarios likes travelling, going to the cinema, and sports. 

Chef / Nikos Lavdas
Nationality: Greek

Nikos has been a chef for the last 22 years on board luxury yachts, high-end restaurants, and 5-star hotels in Greece and abroad. He holds a culinary certificate. He has also attended decoration and carving seminars. Niko’s rich experience enables him to accommodate special dietary restrictions, nutrition requirements, and last-minute requests. He is always up for preparing dishes with fresh fish just caught by the local fishermen on each island and creating a gourmet meal for his guests! He is married with two children. He speaks Greek and English fluently and Arabic at a beginner level. In his spare time, Niko likes travelling and music.

Chief Stewardess / Natasa Roumelioti
Nationality: Greek

Chief Stewardess Nastasa embarked on her illustrious career in the luxury yachting realm back in 2006, boasting a wealth of invaluable experience that ensures nothing short of top-class service for discerning clientele. With a robust background entrenched in the hospitality industry, Nastasa seamlessly intertwines her passion for delivering unparalleled guest experiences with her love for adventure and staying active. Beyond the confines of her professional duties, she finds solace in the exhilarating pursuits of water skiing, jet skiing, and even martial arts, embodying an active lifestyle that harmonizes perfectly with her dedication to physical fitness. Her previous yachts include M/Y Piola and M/Y Zaliv.

2nd Stewardess / Maria Papalrexi
Nationality: Greek

Maria was born in 1976. Prior to joining the luxury yachting industry Maria worked as a Supervisor and Manager at various retail stores as well as working in the hospitality industry at various bars/cars and restaurants building upon her customer service skills. Maria is a great addition to the team and is always happy to take on more responsibilities and offer a helpful hand in the galley when required. Maria speaks English and Greek. In her spare time she likes to hike, climb and go stand up paddle boarding as well as being a freelance beautician having completed various seminars.

Her previous yachts include: M/Y Rini V.

3rd Stewardess / Sofia Maloupou
Nationality: Greek

Sofia embarked on her journey in the luxury yachting industry in 2006, initially starting as a chef before transitioning to a stewardess role a year later, where she has thrived ever since. Her diverse interests span from hiking to harvesting and processing herbs, reflecting her deep connection to nature and appreciation for its bounty. Sofia's meticulous attention to detail extends beyond culinary arts to include exquisite flower arrangement, showcasing her innate creativity and flair for aesthetics. Coupled with her unwaveringly positive attitude, Sofia emerges as an invaluable addition to any team, radiating warmth and professionalism in every task she undertakes.

4th Stewardess / Sevi Yulianova
Nationality : Bulgarian

Meet Sevi, hailing from Bulgaria and fluent in Greek, English, and Bulgarian, with a working proficiency in German and Turkish. Her passion for beauty led her to nail art training and owning a spa in Crete before venturing into the luxury yachting realm aboard M/Y O'PTASIA, where she discovered her love for the job. With a robust hospitality background and a commitment to delivering top-notch service, Sevi eagerly anticipates taking care of you onboard with warmth and professionalism.

Bosun/ Giannis Toumpas
Nationality : Greek

Giannis has been working on board private and charter yachts since 1990. He has been assisting with ship-board operations involving maintenance, tender & water toys management, line handling, anchoring, moorings, and general deck care for the last 32 years. He has a very pleasant personality. Giannis is married with two children.

Deckhand / Dimitris Spanos
Nationality: Greek

Deckhand Dimitris, raised by the sea, with experience as part of the sailing team of Piraeus, is deeply ingrained in maritime life. Spending his summers aboard the family's rib, he developed a profound connection with the sea from an early age. Armed with a degree in Microelectronics, Dimitris is a skilled problem solver with exceptional communication abilities, rendering him an indispensable and energetic asset to the team. Outside of his duties, he finds solace in sailing, speed boating, traveling, and fishing. With notable previous yachts such as Timbuktu and Polyaigos, Dimitris brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to every endeavor.

Deckhand / Kostas Velentzas
Nationality: Greek

Kostas started working at sea in 2017. He holds a skipper Class C license and a speedboat license. Kostas has a wealth of experience and is a very valuable part of the team! He speaks English and Greek and is married with two children. In his free time, Kostas likes travelling, swimming, and sports.