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Lino Sonego Team Italia

(Italy)

A new syndicate for 2015, the Italian team is led by Lorenzo Bressani, who has twice been nominated as ISAF World Sailor of the Year. Bressani and the Italian crew of Enrico Zennaro, Stefano Ciampalini, Stefano Rizzi and Manuel Modena have an impressive combined CV that includes 4 America’s Cup’s, and 22 World Championship titles across numerous classes.


Giorgio Martin

Giorgio Martin

Italy

Team Manager

​Giorgio is the team manager for the new Italian entry this year. Giorgio holds 1 World Championship, 1 European Championship and 3 National Championship titles.

Enrico Zennaro

Enrico Zennaro

Italy

Tactician

​Enrico holds an extensive sailing CV including team manager of the Italian entry to the 2013 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, eight World Championship, three European Championship and eight National Championship titles.

Arnaud Psarofaghis

Arnaud Psarofaghis

Switzerland

Helm

​Arnaud returns to the circuit, but changes his Realteam colours to Team Italia’s, where he will be helming onboard for the first time this year in Russia. He will share his extensive multihull knowledge with the team, having sailed on most of the world’s best boats.

Stefano Ciampalini

Stefano Ciampalini

Italy

Mainsail Trimmer

Stefano Ciampalini joined the team in Muscat, Oman, during Act 2. He is from Trieste, the fourth Italian on the boat and has an impressive 3 National titles and 1 European title.

Tom Buggy

Tom Buggy

United Kingdom

Bowman

​No stranger to the Extreme 40, British multihull sailor Tom Buggy will act as bowman for the team for Act 1, Singapore.

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