Mario Girelli

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Mario Girelli was born in 1966 and around 25 years old developed his passion for the sea and the watersports such as the windsurf and the monotype yachts Este 24. Then he started his adventure sailing with several yachts along the Mediterranean sea.

Mario is a professional skipper of Sciremundiyachtcharter

After the first atlantic crossing the aventure with Class40 had a true effect in 2010.

As a real member of the team ITA86, Mario,haven't missed any regattas: from the  Rolex Giraglia to the Rolex Malta Middle Sea Race, to the 900 miles of Saint Tropez, the Palermo-Montecarlo, the Florio's Trophy and the Roma per Due, where together with Ghego took the 3° overall place and the 2° place in his rank, at the first participation.

In 2014, on board of Class40 PatriciaII Ita86 he took part in the ROMA per UNO (560 miles on the route Rome Lipari Rome), the first single regatta in the italian seas. He reached the third overall place and the second place of his rank. He won the double Lunga Bolina  and in May 5 he fixed the new RECORD of the ROMA-HAMMAMET, 355 miles in 39 hours 24 minutes and 23 seconds. In June 18 he took part with Ghego in the first edition of the Giraglia per Due and they obtained the second place IRC. Another time he reached the second place both in the real time and in IRC, sailing alone in the GiragliaONE, in June 26. In August 2, he won the solitary regatta of Cartago Dilecta Est. Then he took part in the Palermo Montecarlo but he had to retire.
In 2015, again on board of Class40 PatriciaII Ita86 he took part in the ROMA per UNO (560 miles on the route Rome Lipari Rome), the first single regatta in the italian seas, he reached a first place in IRC and a second in real time. In August he did the Palermo Montecarlo in double with Matteo Miceli and they reached the second place.
In 2016, with the Class 40 he took part in the 900 miles of Saint Tropez, with a fantastic crew including Matteo Miceli and Andrea Fantini they reached the second places overall.
After a stop, caused by health problems in 2018 he became commander of a catamaran Lagoon 450, then on board of the Figarò II Zabriskie Point ( the one previous managed by Pietro D'alì) he took part to the ROMA GIRAGLIA  a 255 miles regatta, in double handled with Marta Magnano they reached the second place.

He can boasts among 8.000 to 10.000 navigated miles and a big passion for the offshore sailing both single or double.

Sailing and travel in order to discover the world represents his life choice.


Certificates and courses list:

- boat license sail/powerboat without limits

- ISAF Approved Offshore Personal Survival Course

-medical aid course


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