TEAM MEMBERS - Manuel Modena
Born on Lake Garda (Italy) in 1975, Manuel is a multi-skilled sailor who accumulated experience in the Italian Olympic team, class 49er (2001 – 2004, Italian Champion in 2003). World Champion in the Melges 24 class in 2005, in the same year he won the Italian Match Race Championship. After the 2007 America’s Cup, he raced, again with Luna Rossa, in the STP65 and TP52 seasons, and in 2011 he won the Extreme Sailing Series. This is his third America’s Cup with Luna Rossa.