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Captain Nicolas Vagher
Nicolas was born in France in 1983 and grew up in Greece where his strong passion for the sea helped him develop into a professional skipper from the age of 18. Starting off in the busy charter waters of Greece he completed multiple seasons, on various yachts of all sizes in freelance partnership with the major charter companies. This further enhanced not only his sailing but also his organization and communication skills. Following was his own project on a Baltic56. This included total refit of the yacht, development and management in the charter business. From 2011 until 2013 he has been running the superyacht Swan75 RS. Sailing to new places always excites him as well as cruising circumnavigation. He enjoys working with people that have true passion and respect for nature and are willing to explore remote destinations. He prefers to live healthy and active, doing what he knows best and enjoy most – ocean sailing. He also likes watersports as windsurfing, kite-surfing, wake-board, water-ski and jet ski. Some of his hobbies are marine biology, ecology, wildlife photography, climbing, paragliding (licensed ultra-light planes), snowboarding and tennis. He speaks fluent English, French and Greek.
Maria was born in Russia in 1988. Her love for the sea made her turn her hobby into a living and started working in sailing and yachting industry. She is energetic and always positive with good organization and communication skills as she enjoys interacting with people from various nationalities and cultural backgrounds. Apart from Greece, Maria has also worked in the west Med, Cannaries,Cabo Verde. After the Atlantic crossing she has also worked in the Caribbean. Her extensive traveling has offered her a great experience with different cultures.She is very creative in the kitchen trying new recipes from local and international cuisine always happy to assist guests and make their stay on board as comfortable and enjoyable as possible with a big smile on her face. She has worked in various sailing yachts from 2006 and loves to adapt to the personal preferences of her guests which makes her a warm and welcoming host. Some of her hobbies are windsurfing, diving, ice skating, painting, volleyball and travelling. She speaks fluent English and Russian.