Melissa and Francesco are a husband and wife team and international commercial ship Captains.

After 10 years of running their previous catamaran OMBRE BLU (a 50 footer), they decided to accept an offer to manage a new and much larger catamaran, which her owners appropriately named OMBRE BLU ³.

Melissa is Australian.  She is your hostess on board and is also a qualified Massage Therapist. Prior to her career in sailing, she worked in Marketing & Sports Management.

Francesco is from Venice.  After practicing Law in Milano for many years, he took to the Ocean.  He is your Chef on board and will ensure you enjoy the finest of regional dishes, matched with his selection of local wines.  Francesco is a PADI Master Dive Instructor and courses are available on board.