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A1 resulted from the merger of Sea Trade Marine in Pireaus and Yacht Agency International in Rhodes, both of whom started life as franchised offices of the world renowned Camper and Nicholsons. Since those early days the two offices have worked along side each other turning naturally to each other for help and support when needed making a natural progression to this final merger. A1 is Recognised by its peers, as a truly International office, with an International staff, it is unique in Greece and unusual in Europe, for its broad outlook constituting the largest, most comprehensive and professional company in the Eastern Mediterranean. With more than 10 offices throughout Greece A1 is uniquely able to offer a service to clients that is indeed second to none.

The A1 management team consists of Olympic Gold medallist in Sailing George Zaimis, who is widely recognised for his contribution to the yachting profession. A respected and well loved member of the yachting community his input into A1 is invaluable as is his leadership of the rokerage department. A keen sailor he enjoys the occasional escape from the office to sail the islands when possible.

Andrea Polemis, himself a high level sportsman brings a love of the sea coupled with a gregarious personality and business acumen giving the Athens office form and strong leadership.

Makis Pavlatos took over the management of the Rhodes office in 1979 when the office was still in its infancy and guided it to its current standing. His seagoing experience, starting from early in his teens as a deckhand on the, arguably, most well known yacht of all time, Onassis' yacht "Christina"

Rosemary Pavlatou, an English woman by birth but a naturalised Greek national, she has spent most of her adult life in Greece gaining huge local knowledge, which she is happy to put at the disposal of charter clients and visiting captains alike, creating the perfect bridge between local culture and European or American clients.

We are members of:

  • British based YBDSA (Yacht Brokers, Designers and Surveyors Association),
  • French based PYA (Professional Yachtsman's Association),
  • World wide AYSS (Association of Yacht Support Services)
  • Greek Based GYBCA (Greek Yacht Brokers and Consultants Association)
  • Appointed preferred Agent for Yacht Club de France

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    A1 Yacht Trade Consortium SA

    P.O. Box 80150, Akti Themostocleous 8
    Zea Marina
    Pireaus, Greece 185 36

    Tel +30 (0) 210 45 87 100
    Fax +30 (0) 210 45 23 629
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