A marine geologist turned businessman from Pesaro, he has always lived and breathed the sea and is the CEO and Team Manager of Lightbay Sailing Team. In his Palmares there are victories from distant 500x2 (1979), Pesaro - Rovinj - Pesaro (1983) Middle Sea Race (1983), Italian Vice Champion Surprise (2001) and Italian Champion Mumm 30. In 2002 when he began his sailing career, he achieved victories in increasingly competitive classes such as fifth place at the 2008 Farr 40 World Championship, winner of the Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series in 2009 and twice winner of the Quantum Key West Race Week (2015, 2016) and the Italian Circuit J / 70 (2014 and 2017), European J / 70 champion in 2014 and J70 world champion in 2015.