TEAM MEMBERS - Marco Mercuriali
Born in Cesena, Italy, Marco was part of the Italian national Finn team from 1978 to 1982. Since 1984 he has been a coach of the Italian Sailing Federation and from 1990 until 2000 he was in the staff of the Olympic Team. He was involved in the Olympic Games of Barcelona ‘92, Atlanta ‘96 Sydney 2000, Pechino 2008 and in some leading circuits including the RC44, World Match Race Tour, Volvo Ocean Race, TP52, MOD70, Pre-Olympic weeks, Louis Vuitton Series. He was in the crew and athletic trainer with Azzurra in 1983 and the coach of the Luna Rossa team (2000-2003-2007-2013). This is his sixth America’s Cup.