|Number of Crew: 8
Name: Stavros Papadakis
Captain Stavros has graduated from the Hellenic Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos. He was born in 1981 and is a Greek national. He has an extensive charter background of more than 12 years on various charter yachts. His friendly, energetic, enthusiastic personality is a perfect match with his is professional experience in East and West Mediterranean. Stavros as the Captain, he takes great pride in creating tailor-made yacht cruise experiences for each charter as he has knowledge of the most beautiful secluded islands, crystal clear beaches and breathtaking landscapes. He works closely with his guests to ensure that all of their needs and wishes are met and always providing them security and comfort. He speaks English and Italian and he is married with two children.
Name: Vangelis Panagiaris
Position: Chief Officer
Vangelis was born in 1985 in Athens and is a Greek national. He holds a Captain's diploma from the Hellenic Marine Academy of Kimi and all the necessary certificates for his position. He started his career in 2005 on commercial and passenger ships and after gaining valuable experience he entered the yachting industry in 2011. Before joining M/Y Aqua Libra he served as chief officer onboard M/Y Nashira, S/Y Fivea, M/Y Elvis and M/Y Dragon. His outgoing, hospitable personality is a valuable contribution to the team of Aqua Libra. He is a certified PADI scuba diver and as a keen water sports enthusiast, he loves taking the guests out on the tender for day trips and exploring new areas and instruct everyone in the toys onboard. Vangelis is single, speaks fluent English and loves swimming and diving.
Name: Christos Malagkoniaris
Position: Chief Engineer
Christos has over 10 years of experience as an engineer. After graduating from the Academy of the Merchant Navy engineering department, he continued his training and got two more diplomas from the Greek Training Center for Naval executives -B ’class Engineer and A’ class Engineer following that. He is a sociable individual with good communication skills. Christos brings his expertise and skills to our team ready to ensure the yacht’s optimal performance throughout the charters.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Beyond, M/Y Pareaki, M/Y Lucky, M/Y Zoi
Spoken Languages: Greek, English
Name: Konstantinos Kouseris
Chef Konstantinos embarked on his culinary journey by earning diplomas in pastry making and cooking from the prestigious CHEF D'OEUVRE chef school in Athens. His dedication to culinary excellence led him to enter the yachting industry in 2015, where his passion for creating exquisite dishes has flourished ever since. Before his maritime adventure, Konstantinos honed his skills in high-end restaurants and hotels, gaining valuable experience. His commitment to culinary diversity is evident through his attendance at seminars focused on Japanese, French, Italian, and Greek cuisine. Beyond the kitchen, Konstantinos finds joy in listening to music, traveling, watching films, and staying active through running—a well-rounded chef with a zest for life and, of course, the art of cooking.
Previous Yachts: M/Y Africa, M/Y Illusion, M/Y Billa, M/Y Pegasus
Name: Chrysa Politopoulou
Position: Chief Stewardess
Chrysa was born in 1988 and she is Greek. She has worked in various luxury restaurants and hotels around Greece as Head waitress and Hospitality executive and since childhood always felt drawn to the sea. She has attended many seminars in the field of customer service and hospitality, she is CPR Certified and first Aid Care accredited. Her experience in silver service and luxury events management is a valuable asset to the team of Aqua Libra. Chrysa is a very active with excellent communication skills and looks forward to welcoming you on board and ensuring providing a level of service that is sure to exceed your expectations. She speaks fluent English and in her free time she enjoys sports, travelling, child care and cooking.
Name: Eleni Damdimopoulos
Position: 2nd Stewardess
Eleni is a Greek national and she has worked in the hospitality industry since 2013 in luxury hotels such as Elounda Beach, Costa Navarino, Intercontinental and onboard M/Y Grace. Eleni has also studied cooking and pastry making. Eleni is a fantastic hostess and manages the interior of the yacht on a top level to ensure the best personal service. Her positive attitude and her professionalism are valuable assets on board and her main goal is to make guests feel like home. She speaks fluent English and she loves volleyball, travelling and cinema.
Name: Christina Papadopoulou
Christina is a Greek national. She has worked in various restaurants and when she met the yacht industry she realized that her heart belongs to yachting. Christina is a great team player, well organized, prompt and friendly ensuring a flawless service with a big smile. She speaks English and loves cooking, water sports and cinema.
Name: Athanasios Aintinai
Athanasios was born in Greece. He worked for a decade as an Accounts manager before deciding to move to the hospitality industry refining his customer service skills as a bartender. In 2023, Athanasios found his true calling in the luxury yachting industry, where he embraced the role of a dedicated Deckhand. Since then, he has been steadfast in his commitment, bringing a wealth of experience and a strong work ethic to the maritime domain.
Previous Yacht: M/Y Angelina.