The Team

Maurizio Bulleri

Maurizio Bulleri

The tester of The Boat Show

Maurizio Bulleri, multiple Italian and European motorcycle champion and Powerboat P1 world champion in 2005.

Justin Ratcliffe

Justin Ratcliffe, D.C.

Yachting journalist

Justin Ratcliffe is a prominent photojournalist in his field after spending more than two decades photographing and writing on superyachts.

Bacci Del Buono


Bacci del Buono has been captain and skipper of several motor and sailing yachts as well as racer on boats of great prestige. He has written for important nautical magazines before starting his career as television host at The Boat Show.

Antonio Vettese

Nautical Journalist

Antonio Vettese, a graduate in yacht design, is one of the leading nautical journalists in Italy. For 15 years he was director of “Vela e Motore”, the oldest Italian magazine of yachting. He writes for other prestigious media such as “Il Sole 24 Ore” and “Il Giornale”.

Sandro Donato Grosso

Sandro Donato Grosso

Television journalist

Sandro Donato Grosso is a television journalist, Sky Sports correspondent, with over 25 years of experience in television. A big motor enthusiast, he is sent to Sky Sports of Moto GP all over the world.

Federico Maselli


Federico Maselli discovered sailing discovered sailing even more before “learning to walk”. Since then it has been love, so much to turn into a profession, from regattas to cruises, every excuse is good to set sail. Together with some association he supports FIV instructors in teaching sailing, he’s also a photo-reporter.

Giuseppe Orrù

Boating journalist

Giuseppe Orrù has always been passionate about ships and everything that has a scent of salt. Now he combines his passion with his work as a journalist and writing for some prestigious nautical magazines. He loves technology and the infinite world of accessories that can be used at sea.

Luigi Magliari Galante

Luigi Magliari Galante

Sailor and Journalist

Luigi Magliari Galante is a sailor and journalist in love with boating. He approached sailing as a boy, and has not left her since, he has turned his passion into his work.

Sam Orani

Sam Orani, (Sam Orani)

Open water fishing enthusiastic

Sam Orani, from Australia, bought his first boat at the tender age of 16. A fan of deep-sea fishing, Sam joined the IGFA (International Game Fishing Club) in 2002 and has since participated in major fishing, sea and nature tournaments.

Maria Elisa Altese


International journalist. Italian-American and bilingual, she was born in New York and raised between the United States, Italy and Switzerland. She graduated in Communication Studies and Techniques with a master in print, broadcast and multimedia journalism. Bound to the world of the sea from a very young age.

Bill Hackett

Boating journalist

My love for boating began as a young boy on Lake George in upstate New York. After moving to Annapolis, Maryland I enjoyed the yachting and wakeboarding life on the rivers of Chesapeake Bay. My passion has always been at the helm or in front or behind the camera on the water