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GRANDE AMORE
CREW PROFILES

TitleNameNationBornLicenses
CaptainTheodoros Mitropoulos Greek 0
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Number of Crew: 9Languages: Greek (native), English, Russian

Crew Profiles:
CAPTAIN: Theodoros Mitropoulos, Greek

Languages: English, Spanish (basic), Greek (native)

Captain Theodoros is one of the best and most experienced Mega Yacht Captains in the East Med.

During the last 14 years, he has been working as a Master on some of the most prestigious Mega Yachts. From 1992 until 2009 he has worked as a 2nd Officer and Captain on cruise ships of Celebrity Cruises.

Besides being an expert as a Captain, he is a charming, polite, and pleasant person with excellent evaluations from all Guests and employers. He puts all his efforts to satisfy every Guest's need and loves to create the ideal tailor-made itineraries and organize all kinds of activities on board and onshore, ensuring that all Guests will enjoy the most unforgettable holidays on GRANDE AMORE.

What makes him exceptional is that he combines his immense experience and his excellent managerial skills with a calm character, succeeding in handling every situation in the best possible way. He loves his job, pays attention to every single detail, and attracts much of respect by his Crew.

His extensive experience with VVIP Guests and royals makes him ideal to handle all the special requests of every Client who comes on board GRANDE AMORE.

Captain Theodoros was born in Greece in 1965, holds a Captain's class A' degree for unlimited size of vessels and has attended various training courses.

Previous Yachts as a Master: m/y MINERVA (134 meters - private), m/y JAMEEL - 10 years (50 meters - private), m/y BLISS (52 meters - private & charter)

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CHIEF OFFICER: Theodoros Kyvarakis, Greek

Languages: English, Greek (native)

Captain Theodoros was born in 1978, holds a Class A' captain's degree for unlimited-size of vessels, and has worked as a Chief Officer on ships from 2007 until 2023 when he joined GRANDE AMORE.

He has attended many seminars and holds various certificates. And his deep knowledge of all marine aspects along with his pleasant personality and service orientation make him ideal for the yachting industry.

Captain Theodoros is very capable with tender driving and water sports. Also, he is a very capable fisherman and during his free time he loves fishing with his boat in his native town Neapoli, a beautiful coastal town in Lakonia, Peloponnese. He is married and his other hobbies are swimming, mountain biking, and playing soccer.

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CHIEF ENGINEER: Theodosis Gianniris - Greek

Languages: English, French, Spanish, Greek (native).

Theodosis is the Chief Engineer of GRANDE AMORE since April 2021 and is a key asset to her success. He holds a Marine Engineer Class B' Diploma and has various other licenses and certificates, including Speedboat Operator License, Sailing Yacht Operator License, Floating Crane Operator License, etc.

His professional career started in 1991 and since then he has worked on various ships, in the RION-ANTIRRION Bridge construction sea bottom excavations (2000 - 2003), in THYSSEN KRUPP Submarine Division (2005 - 2007) and on a 140 meters Mega Yacht owned by a royal family (2017 - 2021).

Theodosis was born in Athens in 1970, he lives in Athens and is married with two kids.

Previous Yacht: m/y AL SALAMAH (140 meters - private)

Previous Professional Experience: Bulk Carriers, Ro-Ro Passenger Ships, Thyssen Krupp Submarine Division, Rion-Antirrion Bridge Sea Bottom Excavations

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CHEF: Charalampos (Mpampis) Mavroudis, Greek -

Languages: English, German, Greek (native)

PREVIOUS YACHT EXPERIENCE: Executive Chef on m/y AL SALAMAH (139 meters - private) - s/y TAMER II (40 meters - private)

RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE

EXCECUTIVE CHEF: Owner CFC Burger (Athens) - "Oro Toro" (Athens) - "Brothers" (Athens) - "Sparrow's" (Alaska, USA) - "Gugu Meze" (Athens) - "Classic Greek" (Germany) - "Mike's Palace" (Alaska, USA) - "Ammos" (Athens) - "Elia" (Athens) - Pasional (Athens) - "Isalos" (Messinia) - "Maistrali" (Athens) - "Smaragdi" (Athens) - "Cosi" (Athens) - "Il Vento" (Attiki)

CHEF: Kamari Beach Hotel (Rhodes), Ippokampos (Athens)

SOUS CHEF & COOK A': Grand Resort Lagonissi (Athens) - Moorings (Athens) - San Paolo (Athens - Mare Nostrum Hotel (Athens) - De Facto (Athens)



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CHIEF STEWARDESS: Iryna Tokarenko, Ukrainian - Languages: English, Ukrainian (native), Russian

PREVIOUS YACHT EXPERIENCE

a) As CHIEF STEWARDESS: m/y BLISS (52 meters - private - 1 yr) - m/y JAMEEL (50 meters - private - 4 yrs )

b) As STEWARDESS: m/y AL SALAMAH (139 meters - private - 2 yrs) - VENTURA (50 meters - private - 1 yr)

CRUISE SHIP STEWARDESS: AMUSEMENT WORLD (2 yrs)

CHAMBREMAID: HOTEL TOKYO STAR (Odessa, Ukraine)

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2nd STEWARDESS: Karin Drobnik, Slovenian

Languages: English, Greek, Slovenian (native), Serbian, Croatian, Italian (basic), Russian (basic)

YACHTING EXPERIENCE:
m/y AVENTURA, 50 m (private/charter) - 4 years
m/y TOY A, 50 m (private) - 2 years

CRUISE SHIP EXPERIENCE (9 years): Service Stewardess on CELEBRITY CRUISES Ships HORIZON, ZENITH, CENTURY, GALAXY, MILLENIUM

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3rd STEWARDESS: Lada Zaykova, Russian

Languages: English, Greek, Russian (native)

Lada is 44 years old, was born in Russia and during the last years, she lives in Athens, Greece.

Before joining GRANDE AMORE on April 2021, she had worked for 4 seasons as a stewardess on charter and private yachts in Greece and Turkey. She has also worked for 2 years as a stewardess on a passenger ship in Greece. From 2010 to 2014 she worked in a restaurant on the Greek island of Crete.

She has studied for 3 years at the Technical School of Quality Control in Lipestik, Russia, and has also taken cooking courses. In 2018 she was trained in Basic Safety Training of Merchant Shipping Regulations and on Security Awareness Training on Merchant Shipping Regulations.

Lada is a true team player. She is very willing and hard-working and at the same time, she has a very pleasant personality.

Previous Yachts: m/s MATINA (38 meters - charter), m/y MONTE CARLO (30 meters - charter), m/s AYSE (30 meters - private).

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BOSUN: Dimitris Levantis, Greek

Languages: English, Greek (native).

Dimitris is one of the most experienced Bosuns, with more than 30 years of professional experience on Mega Yachts and ships in Greece and all over the world, including yachts of royal families.

He works continuously on GRANDE AMORE since the beginning of 2021 and he is very committed to ensuring both the comfort and security of GRANDE AMORE's Guests.

With his wide experience and determination, he is a key factor for her perfect maintenance and smooth operation of all deck procedures.

Dimitris is a great team player and with his long experience with VVIP and royal Guests, he contributes significantly to the high level of service offered on GRANDE AMORE.

Dimitris has studied Information Systems, holds a Speedboat Operator's License, is married with one kid, and during the last years, he lives in Athens, Greece.

Previous Yachts: m/y AL' ALMAS (110 meter - private - Spain), m/y ALEXANDER (110 meter - charter - Med), m/y HAYA (60 meter - private - Med), m/y AWAEL, (60 meter - private - Bahrein), M/Y PARIS (50 meter - charter - East Med), m/y JAMEEL (50 meter - private - Bahrein), AWAL (48 meter - private - Bahrein), m/y ACTIVE MYRINE (32 meter - private - Med), m/y VOX (38 meter - private - Greece), m/y WHY NOT (38 meter - private - Greece), m/y ANNA MARIA (25 meter - charter - Greece)

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2nd BOSUN: Evaggelos Markakis, Greek

Languages: English, Greek (native).

Previous Yacht Experience: m/y TUEQ (78 meters - private), m/y LADY SARYA (76 meters - private), m/y ITOTO (62 meters - charter), m/y JAMEEL (50 meters - private),


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STEWARD/ DECKHAND: Periandros (Perry) Bakagiannis, Greek

Languages: English, Italian, Greek(native)

Periandros works on GRANDE AMORE since the beginning of the 2021 season and has also worked in some of the most prestigious restaurants in Greece, such as the famous Aspiro in Paros and Albyon in Athens.

Before joining GRANDE AMORE on May 2021 Perry had worked as a service manager and waiter in some of the most prestigious restaurants in Greece, such as the famous Aspro in Paros and Albyon in Athens.

He is a real team player and he is always willing with a smile in his face to offer his best, both in service and as a deckhand.

He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Oriental and African Languages and Cultures from the University of Naples L' Orientale, in Italy. And an Open Sea Skipper Licence from YCG.

He was born in 1998, he is single, and lives in Athens, Greece. In his free time, he enjoys water sports, cooking, traveling, cinema, and basket.

Previous Service Experience: Aspro Sea Side Restaurant (Paros, Greece), Giacomo Restaurant (Paros, Greece), Albyon Restaurant (Athens, Greece)

Management Team GRANDE AMORE is managed all year round 24/7 by a very qualified permanent General & Technical Manager, who along with his team and the fantastic Crew, guarantees the highest level of maintenance, service, and client satisfaction during every charter.

Theodoros Mitropoulos
Captain


Theodoros Kybarakis
Chief Officer


Theodosis Gianniris
Chief Engineer


Charalampos (Mpampis) Mavroudis
Chef


Iryna Tokarenko
Chief Stewardess


Karin Drobnik
Stewardess


Lada Zaykova
Stewardess


Periandros Bakagiannis
Steward


Dimitris Levantis
Bosun


Evaggelos Markakis
2nd Bosun


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