WELCOME TO ACQUERA YACHTING
We are redefining the role of the yacht agent by setting a whole new standard of excellence, both on and off the water, through innovation and expert local knowledge. A fresh, bold new vision of the future.
CORPORATE | COUNTRY MANAGERS
CHAIRMAN & CEO
Group CEO and founder Stefano has been working in the yachting industry for 20 years. Stefano was born and educated in Venice, where he immersed himself in the history of Venetian trade and culture and the world of shipping. Acquera Yachting was the brainchild of Stefano, who is spearheading the future expansion of Acquera Yachting.
CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
Caterina was born in Venice and since 2004 she has worked in all areas within the yachting business, from concierge services to immigration and customs. Caterina is a fully licensed ship agent and is highly experienced in working with Captains on yachts of all sizes to deliver exactly what they and their owners require.
CHIEF HR OFFICER
Desirée was born in Germany and after a degree in Law in Italy she has worked as a Department Manager and as a HR Area Manager, in Italy and Austria, for international large-scale distribution companies. Her experience including relationship building and management, business development and planning, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), recruitment and training.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
Alvise was born and raised in Venice. After a degree in Economics & Management and a Master in International Finance & Commerce he began his career in Yachting in the United States almost a decade ago. In Acquera he works to define and structure new business models and also thanks to several years of experience in the ecosystem of tech start-ups today is responsible for the optimization through digitalization of the services offered.
To redefine the meaning of excellence in the yachting industry through our network of global offices, unrivalled local expertise and seamless crew-client relations – while going beyond an already exceptional service to deliver an unforgettable experience.
To become a disruptive market leader and spearhead of the global yachting industry, reinvigorating the role of agent through innovation, agility and the expert integration of owner and guest experiences.
With wholehearted commitment and unfailing professionalism we’re setting a new precedent in yachting, driven to create outstanding experiences for clients, partners and employees.
We both shape our industry and adapt skilfully to changes within it. Continually evolving, never static — we approach every opportunity with dynamism and every relationship with enthusiasm.
Our deep-rooted, time-honoured love of yachting drives us, inspires us and unifies our people. And we are passionate about servicing and sharing the amazing pleasure it affords.
We embrace the future in everything we do, seeking not just to lead the global yachting industry but steer it into exciting new waters, while enabling the most extraordinary kind of adventures.