Summer Sun Sailing
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.
- Romantika is a 22 meter traditional wooden vessel designed for comfort and safety.
- Takis and Thanos, your hosts, are accredited with a long experience in charter yaughting and are highly appreciated by tourists all over the world for their sea competence, taste and hospitality.
- Sailing is a comfortable, classy and fun alternative to tiresome commuting and busy beaches.
- Wine tasting and food tasting is most satisfying and introduces new local flavors.
- Capacity is limited to ensure our customer’s comfort and satisfaction.
- We select our daily routes depending on the weather and crowd conditions to ensure the best and most enjoyable cruise for our customers