Vangelis Bailas - Captain
(Greek) Aged 43
Captain Vangelis was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He graduated from the Greek Merchant Marine Academy and he began his career at sea onboard commercial ships and later joined the yachting industry as Captain on various motor sailers and motor yachts. He has served as Captain on board M/Y AFRICA, M/Y ALEXANDRA, M/Y LUCKY ME and M/Y DINAIA as well as Chief Officer on board M/Y ALEXANDRA and M/Y WHISPERS. He holds the Radio General Operator (GMDSS), Ro/Ro & Passenger Ship Safety, Life Saving & Fire Fighting, ISPS Certificate (International Ship & Port Security), and speedboat license. He knows all the exclusive places of the Mediterranean Sea and guarantees that your journey will be unforgettable, whether your desire is to visit trendy luxury resorts or to seek out the most secluded and unique ports of call. Captain Vangelis was the first member of ITOTO's crew since she was bought by her new owners. Captain Vangelis speaks fluently English and Greek.
Menios Alexandropoulos – Chief Officer
(Greek) Aged 39
Menios greaduated form the Merchant Marine Academy of Preveza and begun his professional career on commercial vessels and cruise ships where he worked as Chief and Second Officer. He joined the yachting industry in 2015 as Chief Officer on board M/Y ALEXANDRA, and he continued on board M/Y BELLA STELLA. He holds the Chief Mate cargo and passenger ships less than 2500 and 1500 gt repsectively certificates and Ship Security Officer General operator GMDSS certificate among others, while he has attended many seminars icluding Operation and Management of Frarmo Cargo Pumping Systems and Risk assessement seminar. Being a highly certified professional, his experience has given him strong organisational skills that have benefited him on a busy charter. He is extremely focused on safety & security as well as on motivating crew and creating a safe environment onboard. Menios is married and he speaks English and Greek.
Drakontaeidis Αlexandros Georgios- Chief Engineer
(Greek) Aged 42
Alexandros-Georgios graduated from the Mecharnt Marine Academy of Macedonia as 3rd Engineer in 2005 and he further continued his education, when he graduated as Chief Engineer in 2015. He has wide experience at sea, going on voyages all around the world on board commercial vessels for 17 years. Prior to joning M/Y ITOTO, Alexandros-Georgios worked on board M/Y LUCKY ME as Chief Engineer. His certificates include the National School of Life Saving and Fire Fighting Appliances , Unitor Training, ABB High Voltage Safety and many more. He is a very dedicated and reliable Chief Engineer with a strong record of quality vessel safety maintenance. He speaks fluent English and Greek and he is married.
Filippos Michalaros- 2nd Engineer
(Greek) Aged 31
Filippos was born in Athens and he gained his diploma from the Merchant Marine Academy (AEN Macedonia). He has a 2nd Engineer Lisence and his certificates include Engine Room Resource Management, Tanker Safety and Ship Security Officer. He previously worked on board commercial vessels since 2014 as 3rd and 2nd Engineer and on board M/Y GIOEI as Chief Engineer. He is single and he lives in Athens.
Chatzis Aris - Chef
(Greek) Aged 38
Aris begun his career as a Chef in five-star restaurants and luxury hotels in 2002. Since then he gained extensive knowledge and expanded his culinary experience by exploring international cuisines. in 2013 he moved to the yachting industry and since then he has been onboard many megayachts such as M/Y TUEQ, M/Y ALEXANDER, S/Y BARACUDA and M/Y PEGASUS. Aris combined his love and passion for the sea with his culinary skills and he had cruised onboard yachts to East and West Mediterranean. Aris is well grounded in international culinary techniques, skilled in unique procedures creating astounding meals for his guests, and is also a food and wine expert. His gastronomical creations incorporate the latest cooking trends, high quality ingredients and a creative flair to impress his guests. Aris joined the crew of ITOTO during winter 2019 when she was bought by her new owners. Aris's experience in the yachting industry combined with his high gastronomical skills established him as an essential member of the crew of ITOTO. Aris is 38 years old. He speaks Greek, English and basic French.
TBC- Chief Stew
TBC- 2nd Stew
Barbara Negka- 3rd Stewardess
Barbara was born and raised in Athens, Greece. She has extensive experience in the yachting industry as a Stewardess on board charter yachts M/Y JAAN, M/Y RARE FIND, M/Y IONIAN PRINCESS and M/Y MALTESE FALCON. Being a highly professional, she will make sure that your time on board is truly comfortable. She has a MPhill Art and Design Degree from the University of Derby and she has graduated from Vacalo Art & Design College with a degree in Interior design. Prior to joining the yachting industry, Barbara has a 20 years experience in the account management and sales industry in various companies. She speaks Greek and English.
Thanos Xanthopoulos – 4th Steward
Thanos was born in Athens Greece, and has been employed in the customer service and VIP section in well-known bar restaurants in Athens. He has a specialty in social sciences and humanities from his high school. He is social, friendly and open minded, and with a positive attitude. He speaks English and Greek
Christos Tsormpatzoglou – Bosun
(Greek) Aged 55
Christos has worked in the yachting industry since 2008 and he has travelled on board passenger vessels for 20 years. He has worked on board M/Y ANCALIA, M/Y WHISPER and M/Y ALEXANDER. His positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure are among his top skills. He has all the necessary certificates as an able seaman. He speaks English and Greek
Ziouvas Vasilis- Deckhand
(Greek) Aged 40
Vasilis is a very experienced professional; he has worked as deck crew in a lot of passenger ferries in Greece and as maintenance staff in shipping companies, where among others he was responsible for preparation for marine activities (jet ski,wind surf,stand up paddling,water ski) and transport by tender from yacht to other yachts, dock and beaches .He is a Graduate of technical vocational school. He is a certified seaman and he also has a
High speed craft pilot license. He speaks English and Greek
Iraklis Totomis- Deck Hand
(Greek) Aged 24
Iraklis was born in Greece and has a bachelor’s Degree in Accounting of TEI of Piraeus, Greece. He has worked on board M/Y O’MEGA, M/Y CHACKRA and M/Y MAGNA GRECIA as deckhand, as well as water sport instructor in Greek islands. Among others, he is fly board certified and he also has a speed boat lisence. He is a hard-working, responsible person with a good sense of morale and excellent attention to detail and service delivery. He speaks
English and Greek.
Ioannis Zoyrntos - Deck Hand
(Greek) Aged 23
Ioannis was born in the island of Aegina and has a high love for the sea. He worked on board M/Y AL MIRQAB for the past two years and as a boat maintainer in a Greek shipyard. Among his certificates is the RYA Powerboat level 2 handling. He enjoys offering his knowledge and care to every big and small part of the vessel and he speaks Greek and English.
Dimitris Galinos - Deck Hand
(Greek) Aged 21
Dimitris was born in Athens and he has previously worked on board M/Y MARIU and M/Y MOKA as day worker. He has a speedboat license, he is enjoyable, hardworking and very responsible in his job. He speaks English and Greek.