Captain Yiannis, Chef Vagia, and Steward George

Crew Profiles: 
Captain Yiannis Tzortzis

Captain Yiannis was born in 1975 in Greece. From early on he had two main passions: Mechanical Engineering and sailing. So soon after getting 3 diplomas in Engineering he started his professional involvement with the sea. He is a well experienced captain, who has sailed the Greek and Mediterranean seas, knowing every little bay and harbor inside out. Captain Yiannis is able to cope with any difficult situation at hand responsibly and decisively. As serious as he takes his job, as kind and wonderful he is as a person. His guests call him a calm and gentle giant, who is always smiling, while kids just simply adore him. He speaks fluently English and makes everyone on board feel extremely welcome.


After serving nearly two years in the Greek Navy, he acquired his Skipper Diploma at the Delphinarium Yacht Club, he obtained the Rescuer Degree , First Aid CARPA, he was captain of various monohull sailing yachts, in one of which he was awarded the 1st Position in Rally Ionian 2011-2012, he worked on VitaminSea Leopard a 113,22 ft boat, which travelled for four months from Marseille to Athens, before he started working with crewed catamarans. 


Here he has shown his full potential as Captain and host. His hobbies include Volley-ball, engineering and maintaining anything mechanical.

Chef Vagia Bairaba

This is a chef you will remember for the amazing food, she is going to serve you. Vagia received her Professional Cooking Diploma with excellence from Chef d'Oeuvre and will astonish you of what a cook can prepare in such a small kitchen on board. She is extremely organized, efficient and responsible, her skills in the kitchen (and not only) are highly inventive, flexible, choosing always and only fresh ingredients for her meals and with her guests she is always in such a friendly manner communicative. Always attentive with a sweet smile, you can't help feeling very comfortable around her.
In possession of a Skipper Diploma, First Aid Certificate, Padi Advanced Open Water Diver Diploma and a vast experience of years on sea, she is well fit to handle any issues, also outside of her kitchen.

Vagia speaks fluent English, Greek and Spanish, as well as a little bit of French. She also loves gardening, ceramic pottery, traveling and discovering unknown places, books with humanitarian subject, volunteer work, music and dancing.

Steward George Argiros

George is an outstanding sailor. He is speaking fluently English and always aiming to be an effective communicator. Possessing experience within the yachting industry in sailing yachts and speedboats as Skipper/Sailor. He has completed more than 14.000 nm in central & south Aegean sea, Saronic Gulf. Self-motivated individual, with two main passions-people and sailing. In terms of both sailing and career, always open to new adventures and tasks. In his spare time he likes sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling/ scuba and all kind of water sports.

He has studied archaeology but his passion for the sea was stronger. He has done daily charters in Santorini and Milos and as a tour guide he organised small groups for snorkelling in these areas. He has an excellent knowledge of Greek history and he can advise you about main historical places you can visit during your trip. 

 

LUCKY CLOVER SAMPLE MENU

BREAKFAST

All type of coffees

Tea, bagged and handmade blends

Fresh fruit juices

Milk, whole and lactose free

Greek yogurt

Different types of cereals

Fresh made breads and cakes

Honey and homemade jams and marmalades

Pancakes 

Viennoiseries

All type of eggs

Platter with cheese and cold cuts

LUNCH

Salads

Grill roasted vegetables with mustard sauce

Fennel and manouri cheese marinated with orange juice 

Shrimps and green beans with lime vinaigrette

Tomato cucumber and feta cheese with herbs

Roast carrot and avocado with lemon dressing

Various Greens with pear and almonds

Caprese with grilled peppers

Appetizers

Vine leafs stuffed with goat cheese and cous cous

Feta cheese croquettes with sesame with safran and lime sauce

Potato nest with mushrooms and sun dried tomatoes

Crunchy stuffed zucchini

Chilled curried cucumber soup with lemon and mint

Fresh fish carpaccio marinated with lime and onions

Anchovy croquettes with cold tomato sauce

Main courses

Pappardelle with seafood and saffron

Bianco (Cod with potatoes and onions in white sauce)

Roast beef with vegetables

Marinated squids with wild rice

Grouper in the oven with lime and coconut milk

Chicken yakitori

Veloute fish soup with lemon mixed peppers and fresh thyme

Desserts

Lemon mille-feuille

Meringue with caramelized figs and yogurt

Mint sea breeze

Panacotta with peach sauce

Poached pears in wine and spices

Fruit salad

Ice cream

DINNER

Salads

Dressed green salad

Tabouleh with tuna

Beetroot onion and watercress

Tomato with sumac and herbs

Grilled peach onion and Jamon

Spinach shrimps and peas

Crunchy vegetables with ricotta crostini

Appetizers

Salted cheesecake with dried bread, cheese and fig sauce

Tartelettes with asparagus parmesan and prosciuttο

Grilled greek cheese with lemon and mastic flavor

Wild greens croquettes with yogurt sauce

Eggplants with garlic and tomato sauce

Spinach and other greens pie with herbs and olives

Cheese and chive blinis with pesto cream

Main courses

Lasagne with vegetables

Chateaubriand with variety of mushrooms and brandy sauce

Salmon fillet with lemon cream

Moussaka

Fisherman's pasta

Vegetables ratatouille 

Casserole octopus with pasta and tomato

Desserts

Grand Marnier mousse with strawberries

Chocolate mousse in tuilles with orange coulis

Apricots charlotte

Ravani (semolina pantespani) with mastic semifreddo

Bavaroise with sweet white wine sauce

Fruit salad

Ice cream