Paride is FIV sailing coach and instructor, with 15 years experience, also specialized in boat maintenance. He started sailing when he was only 6 on an Optimist and at age of 8 he was introduced to the sailing race world. Then he has been competing at National and International level on yaws and monotypes until age 21, when he starts focusing mainly on coaching and boat maintenance, in Switzerland and Italy. He obtained as coach good results in World and Europeans 29er class. This is his first America’s Cup with Luna Rossa.