- 55.2m | Admiral Yachts | 2020
Geco defines the best of indoor-outdoor living, with the beach club being the highlight of life on board. Guests can look forward to a large onboard pool, a sundeck with a full gym set up, and a touch-and-go helipad for fast transfers ashore.
Combining generous volumes and a modern look, Geco’s spacious exterior decks give way to a contemporary interior with leathers, marbles and light-colored furnishings, all offset with modern art. She accommodates up to 12 guests in six elegant cabins including a master, a VIP, two doubles and two twins with pullmans.
Joining Geco in 2019 while she was in build in Italy, Captain George Ioannou brings over two decades of experience at sea. “Geco offers a sense of relaxation and freedom combined with luxury and world-class service.” Describing life on board. “I am a friendly and enthusiastic personality as captain and together with my crew’s support, we are always ready to welcome our guests, aiming to ensure a hospitable ambience on board.”
Geco is designed to stand out from the crowd and has the perfect layout for socialising with family and friends. Among the numerous living spaces on board, favourite spots for guests include a specially-designed Buddha bar lounge and a range of spaces laid out for al fresco dining.
The expansive beach club is another of Geco’s many standout features, delivering on-water living as an open-plan yet secluded outdoor hideout unmatched by any other yacht in her size range.
Available to charter throughout the Mediterranean, the East Mediterranean is Geco’s favourite cruising ground, with her homeport being in Athens. Her excellent captain and crew of 12 are on hand to host fun theme nights, private beach barbecues, excursions ashore and visits to secluded beaches inaccessible by land. And with Geco’s Evo 43 tender chase boat able to reach 40 knots, guests can zip from island to island for a thrilling adventure in comfort and style
Add to this a never-ending list of water toys – a state-of-the-art lineup including jet skis, a flyboard, an inflatable water slide, a climbing wall, transparent kayaks, snorkelling equipment and professional diving gear – and there’s never dull moment for guests of all ages.
Growing up in Greece’s capital, Chef Panagiotis Flakas completed his culinary training in Athens before working in several Michelin-star restaurants across the Mediterranean. One of the most passionate chefs out there, Chef Flakas pours creativity, experience and emotion into every dining experience on board Geco. Taking the Best Chef title at the Mediterranean Yacht Show 2019, his flair for exquisite menus and unique dishes are sure to delight even the most discerning of palates.
Chef Flakas is also happy to customise his menus to suit individual preferences, a very personal approach that defines his style. “My main source of inspiration is the guests themselves,” he says. “A menu is an interchange of emotions, and I always think of bespoke ideas dependent upon their interests and expressions.”
Describing his own dream menu, Chef Flakas says, “I love degustation menus. I am intrigued to taste all the stages of a journey associated with flavours. I would very much like to compose a themed menu - a Journey to Greece - where I would use all the local products of this land.”