CAPTAIN – Konstantinos Pachtitis
Captain Konstantinos graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy and holds a Captain Class A’ Diploma. Captain Konstantinos began his career as Captain on cargo ships, where he gained extensive sea-experience of world cruising areas. After 9 years in cargo vessels, he got involved in the yachting industry. Prior to joining SUNDAY, he Captained M/Y EL CHRIS 53m, M/Y DON LUCA 38m, M/Y DEMETRAK 48m and S/Y MEDITERRANEAN SEA 30m. Captain Konstantinos has been on board SUNDAY since 2005 and is known for his high level of expertise and professionalism in the luxury yacht industry. With more than 30 years of experience at sea, he has sailed the West and East Med. With an extensive knowledge of the Greek Waters, Captain Konstantinos knows all the secluded bays where guests can enjoy the dramatic surroundings or can find the perfectly calm waters and the safest exclusive anchorages. Captain Konstantinos holds the Captain no limit Certificate for mega yachts, Radio General Operator (GMDSS), ARPA / RADAR, Medical Care on board, Tanker & LPG carrier’s safety cert, Life Saving & Fire Fighting, Certificate of proficiency Ship Security Officer, S.T.C.W. International Conversion Certificate, International Convention of Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping of Seafarers. He speaks fluent English and enjoys sports, swimming, playing chess and riding motorcycles. He is 53 years old and married with three children.
CHIEF OFFICER – Ioannis Tsiplakidis
Ioannis is 34 years old and single. Ioannis began his career at sea on board commercial ships and later joined the yachting industry as second officer on various motor yachts such as PERSEUS 30m, KALISTO 24m and GLAFKI 35m. He has been on board SUNDAY since 2008. He holds the Radio General Operator (GMDSS), Ro/Ro & Passenger Ship Safety, Life Saving & Fire Fighting, ISPS Certificate (International Ship & Port Security) and a speedboat license. His love for the sea and for all water related activities enable him to offer an array of activities with his very competent water sports orientated deck crew. Ioannis would be more than happy to answer all questions related to safety and bridge on board SUNDAY. Ioannis speaks fluent English.
CHIEF ENGINEER – Dionysis Nektarios Gerolimos
Dionysis is a graduate of the National Merchant Marine Academy of Onassis and holds an Engineer Class A’ Diploma. He has sailed around the world on cruise ships for 14 years. Moving into the mega yacht industry has provided Dionysis with the opportunity of sharing his proud, fond experience of engineering and looking after the safety of the yacht and all aboard. He started his career on yachts on board M/Y ALEXANDER. Dionysis joined SUNDAY in 2014. He holds the following Certificates and Licenses: Ro/Ro & Passenger Ship Safety, Life Saving & Fire Fighting, Certificate of Ship Security Officer, International Maritime Environmental Regulations, I.S.M. Code, Engine Room Resource Management, Crisis Management CMHB, and Crowd Management CMAT. He joins us to compliment this department and to ensure that SUNDAY runs at her full potential at all times. He speaks fluent English. Dionysis is 50 years old and married with two children. Dionysis loves to spend his free time with his family. He enjoys sailing and music.
2nd ENGINEER - George Antoniou
George is a graduate of the Greek Merchant Marine Academy and holds an Engineer Class C’ Diploma. His career on board commercial and tanker ships lasted a lengthy period of 10 years until he discovered yachting and decided to switch to the luxury marine industry. He began his yachting career on board SUNDAY, where he has been on board since 2013. He also holds Certificates in Ro/Ro & Passenger Ship Safety and Life Saving & Fire Fighting. George enjoys having charterers on board and working with the array of sports equipment. He speaks fluent English. George is 37 years old and married.
CHEF - George Bekas
George is a graduate of the “Le Monde School of Tourism Professions” with specialization in Cooking Art. He also has attended numerous professional seminars. Before discovering the yachting industry he has served as a Chef in several five star hotels and restaurants in Greece, such as Nafplia Palace and Grand Resort Lagonisi. With his amazing working experience and his limitless passion for knowledge, George proved the high level of services he can provide on board a luxury yacht. He joined SUNDAY’s team during the winter of 2008. No matter where the yacht is cruising, George has the know-how and ability to source the finest ingredients in order to prepare his culinary creations, which are specifically tailored to the clients’ needs. George’s creative and pleasant character, in addition to his culinary skills which are next to none, soon gave him a key person position in the yacht. George is 36 years old and enjoys music and photography. He speaks fluent English.
SOUS CHEF – Kostas Zannis
Kostas is a graduate of the “Le Monde School of Tourism Professions” with specialization in Cooking Art. He has extensive experience from 1993 in various restaurants and 5 stars hotel such as MAREMARE, ALEXANDROS and RODOS PALACE. He has been on board SUNDAY since 2006. Kostas speaks English and Greek. He is 44 years old.
CHIEF STEWARD – Lefteris Gkouvelis
Lefteris holds a Chief Steward license from the Greek Ministry of Mercantile Marine. He began his career in 1993 as dining room waiter on cruise ships all around the world. He was steward on board cruise ship OLYMPIA EXPLORER, prior to joining the yachting industry. Lefteris has been chief steward on board M/Y MAGNA GRECIA and M/Y ALEXANDRA K. He joined the crew of SUNDAY in spring of 2015 and became familiarized with the yacht. Lefteris is extremely good at providing exceptional services. His hospitality and communicative skills are second to none and he prides himself on maintaining the highest levels of service at all times. Lefteris looks forward to receiving guests on board SUNDAY and strives to provide the best service possible. He speaks English and has basic knowledge of Italian and Spanish. Lefteris is 43 years old.
STEWARDESS – Flordeliza Ceribo Abu
Flordeliza holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation in Computer Science. In addition, she has attended seminars in relation to Safety Training and Crowd Management. She began her career as hostess in a restaurant in Bahrain and later became hostess in Le Royal Meridien Bahrain Hotel & Spa. She was a receptionist at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Spa in Bahrain, prior to joining the yachting industry on board mega yacht TURAMA. She has been stewardess on board private yachts M/Y ATHINA II 50m and M/Y MARIDOME 55m. She joined the crew of SUNDAY in spring of 2014 and became familiarized with the yacht. Flordeliza is extremely good at providing exceptional services. Flordeliza’s hospitality and communicative skills are second to none and she prides herself on maintaining the highest levels of service at all times. Flordeliza looks forward to receiving guests on board SUNDAY and strives to provide the best service possible. She speaks excellent English. Flordeliza is 37 years old.
ASSISTANT STEWARD – Konstantina Ioannou
Konstantina has been employed on board charter yachts since 2014 and is now on board M/Y Sunday. She holds all relevant life saving and fire fighting certificates. Konstantina has served as stewardess on board M/Y Oasis, M/Y Solaris, M/Y Bina and and 64m M/Y Tacanuyaso. She speaks fluent English and is 40 years old. She enjoys her everyday contact with her guests and ensures that all run smoothly throughout the day. She has a pleasant personality and it shows!!!!! In her spare time she loves travelling, swimming, cross fit and she is passionate with Greek gastronomy and cooking.
ASSISTANT STEWARD – Bonbar Maniego
Bonibar's boundless energy and pleasant personality will help make your stay aboard MY SUNDAY as delightful as possible. She speaks fluent English and loves literature, mountain climbing, martial arts, and travelling. Bonibar is 40 years old.
ASSISTANT STEWARDESS – Divina Orpilla
Divina entered the yachting industry in 2007 on board M/Y SUNDAY. She is extremely polite and professional and guarantees impeccable service for her guests. Divina’s pleasant, warm and accommodating personality ensures that all guests will receive the best of her service at all times while on board. She speaks fluent English. Divina is 49 years old.
BOSUN – Panagiotis Koutrakis
Panagiotis is 51 years old and holds a Skipper Class A’ Certificate and Certificate of Able Seaman. Panagiotis started his sea carrier on board commercial ships and has over 20 years of experience in various private and charter yachts. Panagiotis was on board M/Y DAFNE, SAHAB IV and OUZO prior to joining SUNDAY. He has been on board SUNDAY since 2008. He holds Certificates in Ro/Ro & Passenger Safety, Life Saving & Fire Fighting, Tanker Safety, Ship Security Officer, Advanced Open Water Diving and a Speedboat License. Panagiotis welcomes the opportunity to instruct or assist in all water sports provided on board Sunday. He speaks English and during his free time he enjoys fishing, diving and travelling.
ABLE SEAMAN – Nikolaos Makridakis
Nikolaos holds an Able Seaman License. He also holds Certificates in Ro/Ro and Passenger Safety and Life Saving & Fire Fighting. Nikolaos has over 23 years of experience on board various yachts such as M/Y SALIMAR II, M/Y EL CHRIS and M/Y ALEXANDER. Nikolaos joined SUNDAY in 2006. Nikolaos’ wealth of knowledge and skill in the water make him a valuable part of the deck team. Nikolaos is 58 years old and married.
ABLE SEAMAN – Loukas Anestopoulos
Loukas worked as seaman for 5 years for the Greek Navy on board warship BOUBOULINA. Since then he has worked for two years on cruise ships. Loukas has been on board SUNDAY since 2014. He is a hard worker and his love for this yacht proved him to be a valuable member of SUNDAY’s crew. Loukas is always willing to share his skills in water sports with all guests. He holds a Life Saving Certificate, Safety A/B, and Speedboat Licence. Loukas speaks fluent English. He is 32 years old and single.
ABLE SEAMAN – Argyris Toutsis
Argyris is a certificated able seaman. He joined the crew of SUNDAY in 2013. He is very responsible and diligent in his work, a quality that is very nicely complemented by his agreeable and kind character. He holds a Life Saving Certificate and Sailor Licence. Argyris speaks English. He is 23 years old and single.