The Crew


Marco started to sail on dinghies (470) in Dervio, on the Lake of Como, after his family moved back there from Florence.

Beside sailing, he enjoys photography, movie making, music, reading and anything that is IT related. He also has an Ham Radio License.

With his background in Electronics, he likes to fix any on-board system: the harder the problem, the sweeter the solution!




IMG_6481Desirée discovered her passion for sailing only later on, but she hash’t stopped ever since. She has even crossed the Atlantic on a sailing catamaran against the prevailing current and wind!

She has a deep love for the sea and for anything that is travel related. She also enjoys music, great movies, jogging/running and sports in general.

Desirée owns an Advanced Open Water diving license from PADI.

When she cannot sail, she likes to spend her free time researching great sailing destinations and planning the next trip.



twitter_photoBoth Marco and Desirée own an Italian unlimited skipper license for sailing and motor boats up to 24 meters and a GMDSS Long Range Certificate.

They enjoying cooking and eating Italian, but also to taste the local food typical of the places they travel to.

For working reasons, they currently live in the South of Germany but go back to Kismet whenever possible.