“Seafarer Sailing” – George Orphanos Ltd was established in September 1985 by Mary Orphanou (G.N.T.O License No:00003 as Yacht Broker).
Prior to Company’s foundation Mary’s Orphanou professional background lies to the Management of Chartering Department for the MOODY & the BENETEAU Yachts Representatives in Greece at that time. During that period she maintained an excellent relationship with private yacht owners that had as prime objective to provide professional friendly service and quality yachts to her clients.
In the course of years she gained reputation and expertise to be able to found Seafarer Sailing, and offer sailing holidays in the Greek Islands. From the outset her aim was to provide excellent service, high quality yachts, good value for money attention to detail and through these years gaining reputation of being the best in Greek market.
Together with her son, George, joining the Company in 1991, after completing business studies at the Greek University, Seafarer Sailing became a very much family Company, expanding the scope of its activities in the Yacht Charter industry and yacht ownership.
The supporting network is also worth mentioning. Over the years Seafarer Sailing developed key relationships throughout the Greek Islands, so that today as a Seafarer Sailing client can respectively expect service in Athens, Lavrion, Paros, Santorini, Kos, Rhodes, Skiathos, Volos, Corfu & Lefkas.
It should also be well noted that Mary Orphanou has been the General Secretary of H.Y.B.A. (Hellenic Yacht Brokers Association) for the previous 14 years. As well as, George has been in Hyba Board for the last 6 years as Vice-President and General Secretary.