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Athanassios Tzikas - Captain
Captain Athanasios is from Greece and started his career in 1993. Since then he has gained valuable experience from working on several sailing and motor yachts. With more than 25 years at sea he has a generous amount of knowledge to make your experience onboard M/Y Salty a very pleasant one. Captain Athanasios is a courteous and clear communicator, while being fluent in English. He also has an extreme passion for everything concerning the sea such as scuba diving and fishing. He has a good understanding of what safety on a superyacht means and is keen to offer his guests a wonderful cruising experience.
Eleni Mathaiou - Cook
Eleni is from Greece and a culinary chef for yachts with more than 7 years of experience. She believes that food is a very memorable part of every yachting experience. She loves to incorporate fresh ingredients, creativity, knowledge and passion in each of the carefully prepared dishes. She can cater to all sorts of dietary requirements, wine pairings, vegan/vegetarian cooking and food allergies. Eleni’s professionalism combined with her cheerful and entertaining personality will leave you with lasting memories of your cruise, and sometimes even with some recipes and cooking advice!
Galini Altiporkidi - Stewardess
Galini was born in Greece and she has a vast experience in yachting. Over the years she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and professional qualifications having sailed on both private and charter yachts. She has excellent communication skills and she speaks English and Russian fluently. Her skills include excellent organization, administrative and IT knowledge, a friendly and effective management style and all the core skills expected of a Stewardess. She is a pleasant personality and has a great sense of humor that will ensure your cruise will be exciting till the very end.
Philip Arquelada - Deckhand
Philip is from Philippine. From a young age his heart belonged to the water and that’s where it has stayed. He has been in the yachting industry for 14 years having worked on several motor yachts. Philip is excited to develop his skills and gain more boating knowledge while onboard. He welcomes you warmly and looks forward to showing you a good time around the waters.