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“There is no better feeling of bringing great people together! Our aim is to contribute to the professional and personal development of our industry’s next leadership generation. Greece joined YPY’s global network in 2022 to connect and inspire Young Professionals in Yachting through membership meetings, occasional events, and international get-togethers. In our meetings we foster professional development seminars, we share industry news, and we network. Join our family!”

Nick Farganis – President of YPY Greece

Our Chapter

YPY Greece provides the opportunity to its members to network nationally, as well as internationally, to stay up to date regarding industry news and trends, and to also seek new opportunities for professional development. We are a newly established chapter, we are growing fast, and we would like to invite you to join our family!

Board Members

Meet the board of YPY Greece

Nick Farganis

BWA Yachting

Nick’s holding a MSc in maritime management, started his career in yachting in 2016. He has been involved in yachting agency, and bunkering, he was the commercial manager of A1 Yachting in Greece, and now he is part of BWA Yachting team. One of his goals was to bring more unity between the yachting professionals in Greece, thus he decided to follow the footprints of other YPY chapters internationally and establish the Greek chapter. He is now acting as the founding president.

Nick Farganis

Pantelis Stathis

Sales and Charter Consultant at IYC

In his role as a Sales and Charter Consultant at IYC, Pantelis works closely with clients to ensure they have the best experience possible with the various stages of the ownership and charter journey. Before joining the company in 2020, Pantelis worked for two and a half years in the sales and charter departments of EKKA Yachts.
As well as a strong background in finance, Pantelis draws on years of experience in event management and marketing, as his previous roles include Marketing Director of Trident Yacht Alliance and Boat Show Director of the Qatar International Boat Show.
Born in Greece, Pantelis has lived in various cities including Athens, Doha, Limassol, London, Mykonos and Paris. Fluent in Greek, French and English, Pantelis also understands Spanish and basic Arabic. He studied in Paris and holds an MSc in Economics and Financial Engineering from Paris Dauphine University as well as a BSc in Economics and Management from Pantheon Assas University.
In his free time he enjoys travelling and playing basketball. He is happily married and has one daughter.

Pantelis Stathis
Vice President

Eleni Zournantzi

Agency Department of Neptunea

Eleni was born and raised in Athens and she was fond of sea from her early childhood.
After completing her BA in Translation and Linguistics, she has spent her early career between Media and Hospitality.
Her career in yachting started 12 years ago and now she is managing the Agency Department of Neptunea.
She is founding member of YPY Greece in the role of the Treasurer and she strongly believes in the value that YPY brings together the new generation of yachting industry.

Eleni Zournantzi

Eleni Skourti

Fraser // Charter Specialist

Starting her career as a trainee in an international shipbroking firm, Helen has now been a Charter Broker for 5+ years. She joined SSH Maritime in February 2017 and remained there for 5,5 years as part of the Chartering Department, being involved in the negotiation, monitoring and charter operations of mega yachts such as O’Mega, Serenity and Light Holic. In September 2022, Helen joined Fraser Greece as a Charter Specialist.

Helen is highly attentive to detail and has vast knowledge and experience with destinations and yachts of various size ranges. Working together with her clients and the crew, she is known to create tailored charter programs that delight those who experience them.

Helen graduated in the top 5% of her class, completing a BA (Hons) at the Athens University of Economics and Business. She is also studied modules as part of the Professional Maritime Programme at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in Athens.

A Greek citizen, Helen speaks Greek, English, and French. She also enjoys tennis, mountain skiing, wakeboarding, and hiking.

Eleni Skourti
Membership Director

Fotis Geranios

Head Charter Manager at IYC Greece

Born and raised in Athens, it’s truly in Greece that Fotis developed his passion for the tourism industry. He completed his studies in Hotel and Hospitality management, as well as Public Relations and then began his career by working as a Manager in several renowned hotels in the island of Mykonos, which he considers his second home.

In 2007 Fotis entered the yachting industry, first as a Fleet Manager and then as a Junior Charter Manager.

Since April 2015 he holds the position of Head of Charter Management at IYC Greece.

Fotis has traveled all around the globe either to discover new destinations or to visit his all time favorite ones. For Fotis, every little corner of the world has a potential for chartering.

Fotis Geranios
Event Director

Achileas Grammatikopoulos

Parsifal Yachting

Achilleas is working as a yacht sales and charter broker for Parsifal Yachting since 2018. He is passionate about the yachting industry and also has founded on Instagram the yachting community @yachtsingreece in 2015 sharing his passion for yachts with like minded people from all over the world.

Achileas Grammatikopoulos
Marketing Director

Aris Geronymakis

Geronymakis & Partners Law Firm

International Yacht and Business Lawyer, managing partner of Geronymakis & Partners Law
Firm, a prominent Greek Law Firm serving the Yachting Business Industry for more than 30
Aris has more than 10 years of experience counseling clients on legal matters involving both
in Greece and international matters and has a dynamic practice focusing on the yachting
Practice Areas
The Yacht Business
Boat & Superyacht Transactions
General Business and Corporate Law Transactions
International Structures and Transactions
Yacht Law: Bob represents buyers, sellers, manufacturers, distributors brokers and trade
associations with respect to all aspects of the yacht business and yacht transactions.

Aris Geronymakis
Legal Counsel


Membership gives you access to all our meetings as well as discounts for our special events and industry events throughout the year. Membership runs from 1 January to 31 December.

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Young Professionals in Yachting (YPY) Greece
Amaliados 17, 11523 Athens
+30 698 599 1765

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