Andrea Fantini

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Andrea was born in Ferrara, Italy, in 1982

SAILING EXPERIENCE

2014-2015
Part of Maserati Vor 70 crew, team of Giovanni Soldini

2013
Part of MASERATI Vor 70 crew, about 8000 nm: delivery Manila-Hong Kong-Singapore-Cape town.
Skipper on Courriere de l'Odet, class40 num 69:
two months in the yard to prepare the boat, 3000 nm training and deliveries Roma x 2 (double handed /2nd place)

2012
Co-skipper on Pazzaidea X37:
La Duecento (double handed/winner)
La Cinquecento Thienot Cup
Skipper on Rosa di Mare, class40 num 81:
Carthago Dilecta Est /Roma-Hammamet (double-handed/ winner) Palermo-Montecarlo (fully crew/ 2nd place)
About 3000 nm of sailing in Mediterranean Sea as skipper in many deliveries

2011
Skipper on Hip Eco Blue, class40 num 42, about 18000 nm sailing: Roma x 2 (double-handed/2nd place)
Les Sables-Horta-Les Sables (double handed /11th place) TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE (double handed /9th place)


2010
Swan cup (Porto Cervo) on Swan 65 Shirlaf (first place on classic swan category). Giro Vela 2010, co-skipper on Ravenna, 35 days of in-shore and off-shore races 6 months working as shore team on ex-Maisonneuve, Imoca 60, skipper J B Dejeanty
Delivery from Yucatan (Mexico) to Lorient (France) on Telecom of G.Soldini, class40 num 55


2007-2009
Co-skipper in all the deliveries on Courriere de l'Odet, class40 num 69
Delivery skipper on all kind of boat, in Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic crossing on Grand Soleil 52 (Gran Canaria-Santa Lucia)


2005-2007
3000 nm of sailing with open 50 Imoca (raced in Vendee Globe 2000-2001, skipper Pasquale De Gregorio)Atlantic crossing with ARC (Gran Canaria- Santa Lucia), November 2006, Contest 48CS

EDUCATION
Degree in Pharmacy obtained at University of Ferrara, Italy (5 years course)

 
TITLES
Isaf offshore personal survival course
First Aid course (Croce Rossa Italiana)
Italian offshore nautical license

LANGUAGES
Italian
English
Spanish
French

PERSONAL SKILLS/INTERESTS
Good social/communicative skills: always sailed in multinational crews, open and interested in different cultures/backgrounds 
Eager to learn and improve his skills in all the different areas of yachting, ready to work hard, strongly motivated to become a winning ocean sailor 

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