Born in Trieste, Maria Vittoria started sailing at age of seven in the Optimist class (following her grandfather's advice) and at age 14 she won a bronze medal at the Women's Worlds. She then became helmswoman in 420, a class in which she won a bronze medal at the 2016 Women's Worlds. She then followed the Olympic 470 class where, in 2019, she won the World Junior Mixed gold and the European Junior Mixed bronze medal. In 2022 Maria Vittoria switched to 49erFX as bowwoman. In the same year she began her adventure with wingfoils, which she became so passionate about that she participated in multiple stages of the world championship in 2023. Also in 2023, at the helm of the 69F, she won third place in the Woman Foiling Gold Cup. She is enrolled in Economics and Management at the University and in her spare time enjoys hiking and skiing in the mountains, although her life passion is the world of sailing. In 2024 he joins the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team ahead of the Puig Women’s America's Cup in Barcelona.