...Ithaca's ultimate sea experience. kayak

George Lilas

George is the founder and the main scuba diving instructor of Odyssey Diving Club. He grew up on Ithaca in a house by the sea.

He studied Electronic Engineering (BSc) at the Educational Institute of Athens. During his military services at the Hellenic Navy he trained as radar operator.

He studied Renewable Energy Engineering (MSc) at Heriot Watt University of Edinburgh. For his dissertation he worked for PURE Energy Center in Shetlands, Scotland.
He was always interested in outdoor activities.

He completed the sea kayaking BCU (British Canoe Union) 3 star award and as a sailor he did two offshore sailing courses (beginners and advanced) at the Hellenic Offshore Racing Club (HORC). He is also a dinghy sailing athlete a Proodos sailing club in Vathy, Ithaca. He also undertook a lifeguarding course at the Greek Lifeguard Academy (ENAK).

In 2012 season he worked as a sea kayak guide at Ionian Explorers leading day and multi day trips, while he was doing his Divemaster intership at Nautilus Diving Club in Vasiliki, Lefkas. In the end of the season he worked as a Divemaster at the same diving center. Then he became an Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) and an Emergency First Response (EFR) instructor. After summer 2013 he gained the title of PADI MSDT (Master Scuba Diver Trainer).

Among his hobbies are football (Odysseas Football Club), basketball, free-diving, rock climbing, mountain biking, cycling, running, trekking, kiteboarding, snowboarding, camping and photography.



email: glilas84@gmail.com

Sotiris Tritsarolis

Sotiris is our Divemaster and our boat expert. He works for Odyssey Diving Club since 2013. He grew up on Ithaca and at the age of 18 he moved in Athens to study computer and network engineering. While he was studying he was working for Marlin Boat Representative in Greece.

During his military service he was a system administrator in the IT department of the Hellenic air force general headquarters. Then he worked as a network and system administrator for the IT department of the ministry of culture.

Since he decided to move back in Ithaca he is working as a yacht skipper at his family business, Odysseus Sea Taxi.

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email:   sottrits@gmail.com


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