Childhood friends, Thanos Papailiou and Takis Kokkinopoulos, are the founding members of SUMMER SUN SAILING IKE, and basic operators of ROMANTIKA, RHODES DAY CRUISES.
Thanos is a civil engineer with a long successful career and the father of two boys. He is also a competent sea man, the youngest ever Greek to obtain a certified diploma in open sea sailing.
Takis is a businessman that run successfully his technical company (oil & gaz construction company) for many years and a father of one boy. Also, a competent sea man with certified diplomas.
They both share the love for the sea, wine and good food.
For them, once the economic crisis slowed down real estate development and construction, it was a natural evolution to join forces and get into the tourist industry since it is what they really love and are best at.
Their prior experience in chartering sailing boats and being captains and hosts has been appreciated by people from all over the world that declare on tripadvisor: