Born in Montevideo, with brasilian passport, Horacio is mechanical engineer and naval architect. He has been involved in international sailing from Dinghies, Olympic Classes and Offshore yachts. From 2004 until 2012 he participated in three Volvo Ocean Race, and he won as part of the sailing crew of Ericsson 4 (2008/2009). He has also particpated in four campaigns of the America’s Cup, as design team manager. This is his second with Luna Rossa.