A sailor since the age of eight, Jas Farneti is highly considered among the most crystalline young Italian talents. In fact, in 2006 he was already among the protagonists of the Italian success, with Simon Kosuta, in the prestigious Volvo Trophy (Class 420) and the following year he won the bronze at the European Class Championship. He then passed to 470, where he lived his best season in 2012 winning the World, European and Italian junior titles once again with Kosuta. He goes on to gain other important accomplishments with the dinghies, making his own the Imperia Winter Regatta, the Delta Lloyd Regatta and the Garda Trentino Olympic Week. Then switching to the world of One design and altura, he is Melges 32 European champion in 2017 with Torpyone and several times Italian ORC International champion.