Gianipa - Dakar, Senegal, low-cost boatyard, wooden boat building.
Associations, clubs, events
Casanova Sailing Club, traditional sailing in Venetian lagoon and sea
Velalonga, a sailing race between the lagoon’s islands
A.S.D.E.C., Historical and Classic Boats Association
Il cantierino, the mythical website of Italian amateur boatbuilders
AS.PRO.NA.DI. Italian Yacht Designers Association
I Venturieri, for the circulation of the traditional marine
Storie di barche, association for the traditional boats of Ligurian sea
For lovers of the traditional lateen sail
Museo della Marineria in Cesenatico, with a floating section showing traditional Adriatic boats
L.N.I.-Milano, reference point for sailors in Milan
Yacht Club Como, the historic yacht club Como
Yacht Club Adriaco, over a hundred years meeting point for sailors from Trieste
Velainsieme: Sports Association for the integration of disabled through the sailing
The Italian Association of the glorious Dinghy 12' Class
Mareaperto, in the heart of Milan, a club for sailing enthusiasts
Our plans in international websites
A mine of resources and information on boat building and design, a very active forum on the subjects
A rich site of articles and information related to DIY from all parts of the world.
Web site dedicated to amateur boat builders and to those who are interested in restoration.
A lot of information on plans for amateur and professional boat building.
The catalog of plans of the most famous magazine in the world about wooden boats.
Amateur boat building
Giacinto Elefante’s website, a passionate builder of boats, canoes and cradles in wood.
Maurizio Martinucci’s website, model aircraft enthusiast, passionate of boat building.
Letizia’s amateur boat building, a “Pocket Yacht” of 6 m in wood.
A Norwalk Island 29 Sharpie under construction and other boats.
Building a Surf Scoter in aluminium.
A photographic history of the construction of a Carolina 24.
Alfredo Nannetti’s website, builder of steel boats, gives information and advices on steel boat building.
Jacopo Faggioni’s website, designer, inventor and Ten footer sailor.
Renzo Beltrame’s personal website, sea kayaks and canoes.
The first website of sailing for inexperienced navigators.
A former participant to our course practice what he learned: congratulations!
Boats and culture
"Carlo Sciarrelli, architect of the sea", on the most famous Italian master of yacht design
"Altomareblu," a lot of information, contributions, interventions by the most influential "signatures" of the nautical Italian scene on various aspects of motor boating and sailing.
The online magazine of Paolo Maccione, great lover and connoisseur of vintage boats
A center for the study of nautical traditions based in Naples, a meritorious institution that publishes a rich and interesting newsletter.
"Maritime Traditions", a passionate expert from Naples speaks of seamanship, restoration and traditions of the sea.
Art, culture, information on traditional seamanship.
Traditions, culture and flavors of the Mediterranean.
Our Senegalese friends
Demco Design, a brand of BCA Demco. Furniture design inspired to Africa.
All our activities in Senegal.
NIO FAR: Festival of friendship between Italy and Senegal during Salone del Mobile at Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan.
Sunugal, which means "our pirogue". Cultural Association of Senegalese living in Milan, with whom we have a friendly cooperation.
A shipyard in Dakar for pleasure boats and workboats.
Not only sailing
IPERBOREA: classic and contemporary novels by northern authors, among them some beautiful sea-books.
Costa Serena: a Milanese young lady, piano concert player.
Cento Lodigiani: A young and brilliant designer/illustrator/cartoonist from Piacenza.
The portfolio of a graphic artist who works between Milan and New York.
A young oboist presents herself and her wind quintet.
A cooperative of girls which organizes events, shows, exhibitions, including Nio Far, festival of friendship between Italy and Senegal.