Flavio Gatti

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Flavio started sailing following the steps of his father at 16 on leeways. Because of his studies, he went back to sea after approximately 10 years and started sailing on cruise ships. In 2009 he made his first ocean crossing from West to East, followed in the years by other ocean navigations in the Atlantic Ocean.

Since 2010 he's been part of ITA 86 Team on Class 40 Patricia II with which he participated in two editions of the Middle Sea Race, 1 Giraglia Rolex Cup and 1 Palermo Montecarlo.

In 2013 he took part in the sailing event "Oceano a La Spezia", dedicated to the knowledge of Class 40s, and in regattas in 2012 and 2013 in Liguria's winter championship aboard a Valkiria belonging to shipowner Vincenzo de Falco with the role of 1 or 2.

Skipper on cruise ships and catamarans in the Caribbeans, Seychelles and Mediterranean Sea.

Good experience as cook on board. He's keen on electronics and softwares, being an IT consultant; he is working with Francesco Farina on the project for SMART SKIPPER sailing software. 

Certificates and courses

  • ISAF
  • Gente di Mare cat. 1
  • ISAF Approved Offshore Personal Survival Course
  • patente nautica vela/motore senza limiti
  • corso primo soccorso
  • Comandante del diporto
  • Master 200 GT
  • STCW95

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