Tassos is the holder of an RYA Yachtmaster Ocean licence, and is also certified in GMDSS, firefighting, first aid and lifesaving. He speaks both English and Greek as a native, while he has some knowledge of French and Italian.
Tassos started sailing in 1976 at the age of 12, racing Optimists dinghies at first and then evolving to the 420 and 470 classes. He has participated in various national championships and has done extensive offshore racing on numerous boats.
He has been the skipper of charter yachts from 30 to 60ft since he was 16 years old and was responsible for the running and maintenance of a small flotilla of charter yachts from 1980 to 1991 as a part of the family business. From there on he continued carrying out charters and transfers during the summer period. Over the years, he has undertaken numerous seagoing transfer assignments and has skippered both private and charter vessels - power boats, motor and sailing yachts- both in Greek and international waters.
Tassos' local knowledge of the numerous islands and bays, his easy-going nature and infectious sense of humour complement his sailing experience.
Tassos is a 3*CMAS divemaster and an IANTD technical diver. In his spare time, he is an enthusiastic cyclist and runner and has completed 4 marathons. He also enjoys to read and listen to music.