Captain Manolis holds a Captain Class A’ Diploma. He began his career as Officer on commercial vessels gaining extensive experience in different cruising areas. Prior to joining M/Y Marla, he Captained some of the most famous mega yachts M/Y Paris (50m), M/Y Tueq (80m) and M/Y Applause (Oceanco, 51m).
With over 20 years experience in the super yacht industry -the last 12 years as a Captain- Captain Manolis has proved his high level of expertise and professionalism. His knowledge of the Greek Waters is astonishing, he knows every secluded bay with dramatic surroundings that exists in the Aegean.
Captain holds ARPA / RADAR, Medical Care Certificate, Tanker safety certificate, Ro/Ro Passenger certificate, Life Saving & Fire Fighting, ISPS Certificate (International Ship & Port Security), ISM Internal Auditor Certificate by Lloyd’s, Scuba diving license.
He speaks fluent English and enjoys skiing, water sports, scuba diving, surfing and kite surfing.
He is 43 years old, married with one daughter.