25 October 2021



The award is dedicated to YARE’s guest captains with tests on training and skills of professionals

The last day of YARE (Yachting Aftersales & Refit Experience) hosted the second edition of the RINA CAPTAINS AWARDS, recognition of the professionalism and competence of the captains who are excellent interlocutors for the superyacht industry and protagonists of the international yachting event organized in Viareggio by NAVIGO, service center for the innovation and development of yachting.
The award was won by Turkish yacht manager Gizem Güdük of MY Miss Lily – 40 mt. Benetti and the Italian captain Pietro Giordano of the SY Ocean Pure 2 – 41 mt. Yacht. Both captains were awarded by Giorgio Gallo area manager RINA Italy and South France during the ceremony conducted together with Alberto Perrone Da Zara, yacht refit sales director of Lürseen. Attendance certificates also to other captains who distinguished themselves in the tests proposed by RINA. All participants were given guidelines of two technical training courses, including other more relevant topics in the sector developed by RINA Marine Training, in its continuous training and professional growth, through a service dedicated to yachting with teachers and specialized tutors in the sector for insights.
A special mention was also given by RINA, during the Gala dinner, to long-time captain Dario Savino for his great experience and career.
With over 150 years of experience in the maritime sector, RINA is a multinational that supports clients who build stronger businesses and better projects. Through a global network of 3,900 talented professionals operating in 200 offices in 70 countries, RINA supports market players throughout the entire life cycle of their projects, assisting them in the renewal of their products, technologies and services. In addition to core services, such as legal classification and certification on behalf of all major flag administrations, RINA’s expertise is also known for a wide range of technical consulting services that can truly add unique value to client projects.