CAPTAIN: Triantafyllos Kontoleon, Greek - Age: 60 - Languages: English, French (conversational), Dutch (basic), Greek (native)
Captain Triantafyllos, is an exceptionally capable and experienced Captain with more than 35 years of experience on charter motor and sailing yachts. He has cruised the Mediterranean, Baltic and North Seas and has excellent knowledge of the Greek seas. He has also worked as a Technical Manager in one of the biggest Greek charter sailing yachts companies. He has been cooperating with the Manager of QUESTA e VITA as a Captain on various charter Motor Yachts during the last 5 years.
He holds a RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore License for Power & Sailing Vessels and a Speedboat License. He has also studied Interior Decoration and Painting and lives in Athens, Greece.
Captain Triantafyllos is a charming, polite and pleasant person who puts all his efforts to satisfy every guest need.
Captain Triantafyllos loves to create the ideal tailor-made itineraries and to organize all kinds of activities on board and on shore, ensuring that all guests needs are met for the most unforgettable holidays on QUESTA e VITA.
CHEF: Konstantinos Georgatzas, Greek - Age: 40 - Languages: : English, Greek (native).
Konstantinos is an excellent, charismatic Chef who acquires dithyrambic evaluations even by the most demanding clients for his mouthwatering dishes and creative decorative food and art de la table presentations. With his exceptionally charming and pleasant personality and his will to create the best for his guests, he will definitely offer a culinary experience to remember on board Questa e Vita.
Since 2001 he has worked in restaurants, hotels, caterings, luxury villas, in British Embassy Athens and on luxury yachts in Greece. He has also worked for royal families and has been awarded several times.
He has studied Culinary Arts in Athens and has attended many seminars, such as: Molecular cuisine, HACCP etc. He also teaches Culinary Arts in a Vocational Training Institute in Athens.
AWARDS: 2 Gold and 1 Silver Medals in Margaritar’s Culinary Cup Romania, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals in Belgrade Gastro Festival, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Medals in Instanbul Gastronomy Festifal, 2 Bronze Medals in Malta Kulinarja
HOTEL RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE: Civitel Athens (Excecutive Chef, 8 years), Porto Rio Hotel & Casino Patra (Excecutive Chef, 1 year), Xenia Palace Portaria (Sous Chef, 2 years).
RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE: Piazza Mela restaurant (Athens), Yakes (Athens), Agnanti restaurant (Skiathos) Beeracuda restaurant (Athens)
YACHT EXPERIENCE: Makani, Elegant, Excellence etc
STEWARDESS: Tanya Marinelli, Ukrainian - Age: 38 - Languages: English, Greek, Russian (native), Ukranian (native)
Tanya is an exceptionally sweet, polite and hard working person with excellent organizational skills. She is very experienced, having worked as a Stewardess on luxury yachts of up to 50 meters, since 2006. Tanya works on Questa e Vita since May 2019.
Tanya enjoys her job and prides herself on providing guests with an excellent level of service. She is always attentive, with a wiling and at the same time discrete manner, which is the characteristic of the Questa e Vita crew members. She is great with decoration and art de la table and always acquires excellent client evaluations.
With her passion to have everything perfect on board and with her team spirit, is definitely a key factor for the most unforgettable holidays on board Questa e Vita. Tanya was born in 1981 and holds a Basic Stewardess Training Certificate.
DECKHAND: Billy Moustrat, Albanian - Age: 46 - Languages: French, Albanian, Greek, Italian & English (basic)
Billy is one of the most capable and smart deckhands, with engineer knowledge, an impressive resume and excellent guest and employer references. He is a smiling, extremely well mannered, polite, willing and hard working person, enjoying much being involved in guest service, doing his best to make their vacation unforgettable.
He has been collaborating successfully with Questa e Vita’s manager on board and on shore during the last 6 years and has been working in the yachting and shipping sector since 2000. This is his 3rd year on Questa e Vita and he is also responsible for the Water Toys on board.
His work experience in the yachting and shipping industry includes:
a) Technician’s positions in Baglietto Yachts Shipyard (Italy), Beneteau Yachts Shipyard (France), Reflexion Refits (Athens, Greece), Andreadis (Syros, Greece), Mistral (Athens, Greece)
b) Deckhand/Steward positions in various private and charter Motor Yachts.
He also holds a Speedboat Skipper License, a French Literature degree and has worked as a French Language instructor.
GENERAL MANAGER: Questa e Vita is managed all year round by a very qualified professional General Manager and his team, who maintain her in top condition and supervise each charter, guaranteeing the highest level of service on board.