Helene is an Opus 68 sailing yacht available for 7 guests to enjoy a crewed yacht charter around Greece. The luxurious yacht has three cabins, one master cabin which has a double bed as well as a single. There are then two more guest cabins each with double beds. All cabins have air conditioning and have ensuite facilities for guests to enjoy. The galley and saloon are all spacious and welcoming.
WEEKLY CHARTER RATE SUMMER 2023:
High Season (July/August) : €16,900 + VAT + APA
Mid Season (June/September): €15,400 + VAT + APA
Low Season: €13,200 + VAT + APA
Crew Gratuity: Although discretionary, a crew gratuity of 10-15% of the charter fee is customary.
CYBA/MYBA terms will apply.
APA (Advance Provisioning Allowance): APA is an estimate (usually 20%- 30% of the charter rate) paid with the balance for covering running costs during the charter (food, drinks, fuel, mooring fees, and anything else that guests might need while on charter). Final accounts will be produced by the Captain at the end of the charter and any unused funds will be refunded in full to the Charterer directly. If the funds are not sufficient, the Captain will advise the Charterer accordingly and bills will be settled upon disembarkation.
Payment conditions: 50% of the charter rate within 7 days of signing the charter agreement, remaining 50% plus VAT plus APA, at least 5 weeks before the beginning of the charter.
CAPTAIN: Andreas Voulgaris
Andreas is a holder of the RYA’s Yachtmaster Ocean and he is also certified for GMDSS Long Range Operations, firefighting and lifesaving.
He speaks English fluently.He grew up in a family business that is owning, chartering and providing assistance to yachts. Since the year 2000 he has been working as skipper in sailing and power vessels all around the Mediterranean. His first charters started with sailing vessels in the Sporades islands (Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonisos) located in the Northern Aegean sea. He stayed there for 2 years doing weekly sailing trips as captain. Then he moved to Athens and Lavrion where he got to know the Cyclades islands (Mykonos, Paros, Syros, Santorini etc) very well. The Last 6 years he is based at the Ionian Sea where he acquired perfect knowledge of the area’s attractions and weather conditions. Over the years and countless miles he has developed excellent seamanship. He is a people pleaser and has a great sense of humor.
Andreas has two daughters, In his spare time he is an enthusiastic road cyclist and a swimmer.
CHEF/STEWARD: Nikolaos Melas
Nikolas is specialized in Mediterranean cuisine and his cooking style can be described as fresh and healthy as he is using the freshest ingredients that are available in the market of each port and presented to a very high standard. His personal qualities are creativity, punctuality, commitment, adaptability along with her organizing skills and friendly personality make her a valuable part of Helene's crew. He has worked in in various motor yachts from 2007 as a steward and Chef and various restaurants as Four seasons Astir Palace. He holds degrees from Professional culinary arts of IEK Akmi & Food and Beverage management of Le monde Culinary School. Previous yachts: M/y Albatross, M/y Loulou, M/y Joanna K.
He speaks Greek and English.