Francesco, born in Naples, Italy, has been racing since the age of 5. He is a premier racer who competed in the America’s Cup as part of the Mascalzone Latino team for over a decade. He has also won many World and European Championships in classes including the Soling, Mumm 30, Farr 40, J/24, I.M.S. and I.R.C. classes. He has won the Rolex Fastnet Race, the Giraglia Rolex Cup, and the Rolex Middle Sea Race. A technical consultant for Ullman Sails South Africa, Francesco spends the Northern Hemisphere summers in Europe competing on the Rolex and ORC circuits aboard Swans, Mylius 60s and other similar yachts.
4 February 2015