Yolo II
Crew profile

Captain: Julle Gylling (Finland)
Chef/Mate: Anna Komninou (Greece)

Captain: Jully Gylling
Julle is a 49 year-old “easy going” Finn. He has been sailing since he was a little boy – 43 years to be exact. He has had career assignments as a charter yacht skipper, tour leader, instructor, delivery skipper, and product research skipper for various companies. He has been in command of yachts from 40’ up to 100’. Julle graduated in 2004 from Turku university Finland with a Master of Science in environmental geology. Julle is also trained as a special education teacher.

Julle’s adventures have taken him: across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, to Thailand and Burma, the Caribbean including BVI, St Martin, St. Barts, Grenada and Venezuela. In addition, Julle has sailed the Bahamas and Cuba, as well as extensively around the Med including Italy, Montenegro, Greece, Croatia, Turkey, the Baltic sea and more!

In his journeys aboard private, delivery and charter yachts, he has amassed over 100,000Nm and has lots of stories to tell!

Chef/Mate: Anna Komninou
Julle met Anna in Santorini, Greece where she was working in a restaurant that he picked up charter guests at each week. Her fantastic cuisine and warm personality caught his heart and the rest is ”History”. Together they have sailed to many parts of the world catering to many exclusive guests. Anna’s career has included being a chef, hostess, deckhand, first mate and stewardess. She is a fun loving 41 year old Greek lady. Over the past 7 years she has been sailing with Julle around Greece, the Caribbean, Mexico & Belize, Italy, Croatia, Malta, Montenegro and Turkey. Anna has a very strong background in food, hospitality and customer care. She graduated as graphic designer from Athens Akto Art & Design College in Greece. She has been in the fine dining industry since 1997 specializing in Mediterranean cuisine (Greek and Italian) .

When you taste her food, and see her beautifully table setting, you will say “Bravo” for her meal prepared just for you !