Bi Captura Juan Carlos Oliva

Began sailing at the age of 5 with his father Giancarlo Oliva. After a brief pass through the dinghy class pass to compete in the most prestigious races in the Mediterranean onboard the most competitive boats in the area Wining the Diana Gold Cup (1985), Sir Thomas Lipton Cup (1987), Almirante Marcial Sanchez Barcaiztegui (1990), Territorial Championships and Winter Championships.

In 1989 finished in third place in the Copa del Rey (First Class 8). In 1996 arrived into professional sailing being part of the Italian pro team “Winterthur ”, where participates in the most important races in Italy and Copa del Rey (Spain). In 1997 repeats onboard “Winterthur ” in Italy and Spain.

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In 1998, 1999 and 2000 sail onboard Italian pro “Yaa Man Winterthur” along world-class tactician as Tommaso Chieffi (ITA), Chris Larson (USA), Ross Macdonald (CAN), Tony Ray (USA), Paolo Cian (ITA), Roberto Spata (ITA). Winning his first World Championship IMS 1999 (Yaa Man Winterthur), and Sardinia Cup 2000 (World Team Championship) sailing on the Spanish team “Telefónica Movistar”.

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In 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 sail onboard Italian pro “Wind Sailing Team" ”, With Lorenzo Bressani always as Skipper, doing navigation for high level tacticians as Adrian Stead (ENG), Tommaso Chieffi (ITA).

In 2004 also sail as navigator onboard the Italian professional team “Honda X-Prozac” along the tandem (Benussi-Spangaro) as well as in pro team “Lexus-Wind” skippered by Lorenzo Bressani.

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In 2005 Sail onboard VOR 60 Amer Sport One and in Italian Pro Team “Orlanda Olympus” in the new TP52 class skippered by Tommaso Chieffi. Signed early January 2005 on Italian AC Team +39 Challenge for the 32 America ´s Cup.

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In 2006, although focused on +39 Challenge, Sail some international races such as the 56 Cento Miglia Cup (Lago de Garda, Italy) in the spectacular Líbera Class, Swan Cup (Sardinia Italy) Trapani Cento Cup “Match Race Grade 1″ (Sicily-Italy), Beneteau 25 World Championship (Vigo-Spain) with excellent results in all competitions..

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In 2007 once the LVC is over for +39 Challenge, sail as strategist onboard TP52 class Anonimo as well as in the new class GP42 onboard Rome GP. Sail as Coach and Strategist at AC Hissar 12m Class Grand Prix World Championship and Coach for the Rolex Veteran Boat Race AC12m Class Freedom . Became Sports Director at the First European Match Race Circuit for Youth Sailors.

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In 2008 Sail the Circuit ORC / IRC, Mini Maxi, Monotypes, Match Race among others, but mainly focuses on the Transat Class 6.50 preparing the next Mini Transat 2009. Competition which will take until the end of the year absolute dedication 2009.

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In 2009 Sail in Transat Class 6.50, in his prototype Lombard 624 preparing the Charente Maritime – Bahía. After a disagreement with the Mini Class and having sailed over 9000 nautical miles in 12 months, is excluded from the competition (Rule 76.1) two days before the start. In that moment is when sets controled by the RFEV, First and Only Up to the Current Date, Record Bilbao – Barcelona Single Handed and Nonstop, 13 days 19 hours to complete the 1500 nautical miles distance between both cities.

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In 2010 Sail in various International Circuits Monotypes, Sail the ORC / IRC , follows the International Match Race circuit as Tactician of young Italian talent Simone Ferrarese and his father Roberto Ferrarese. Sail the Transat Prototype Class 6.50 Arrive in Second position in Mini Empúries Race. Became Spanish Champion of Transat Class 6.50 Prototype. Is Technical Director of “Grael Center”, Sailing Schools in Sicily. He began his project as co-skipper for the Class40 Global Ocean Race 2011-2012.

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In 2011 sail the Monotypes Circuits, Class ORC / IRC and Match Race among others, but focuses more time preparing the Charente Maritime – Bahía 2011, as was unable to find enough sponsor to secure funds for GOR. Finishes second in the important San Remo Mini Solo. Starts Charente Maritime – Bahía 2011 in high ranking positions until he must leave after a week of competition due to a leak in the Canting Keel Box.

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In 2012 sail the Monotypes Circuits, Med Circuit ORC / IRC , Match Race and in different Offshore Class, highlighting and always getting podium results . Two important third place in Joan Guiu as skipper of Akilaria 9.5 Nou i Mig as well as in the difficult and recognized Le Grand Huit Race of the Grand Motte in the Transat class 6.50 prototype. The Great Success of 2012 comes with the victory in the Valencia AIR Race in Transat class 6.50 prototype.

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In 2013 sail the Monotypes Circuits, Med Circuit ORC / IRC Offshore and various classes as Transat 6.50 Prototype. Starts as Sports Director and Skipper the Project Fandango 300 para el Circuito Offshore a Dos y en tripulación reducida (3) 2014.

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In 2014 sail the Monotypes Circuits, en circuito ORC/IRC en diversos equipos de primer nivel como el NEO400 FERMAX donde se proclama Campeón de la Rolex Middle Sea Race en ORC/IRC2 y termina 3º en la general de la prestigiosa regata offshore entre otros éxitos. Sigue ejerciendo de entrenador para diversos equipos de primer nivel y skippers así como es entrenador oficial para la BMW Sail Racing Academy.

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In 2015 sail the Monotypes Circuits, así como en el circuito internacinal ORC / IRC en diversos equipos de primer nivel proclamandose Campeon Italiano Absoluto Offshore abordo del Mylius 48E55 MILÛ entre otros resultados de Podium. Sigue ejerciendo de entrenador para diversos equipos de primer nivel y skippers así como es entrenador oficial para la BMW Sail Racing Academy. Colabora con el Team Bronenosec GAZPROM para la clase TP52.

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In 2016 sail the Monotypes Circuits, así como en el circuito internacional ORC / IRC en diversos equipos de primer nivel proclamándose Subcampeon Italiano ORC clase 0 abordo del Mylius 48E55 MILÛ entre otros resultados de Podium como la victoria en la clase IRC de la Roma per Tutti. Sigue ejerciendo de entrenador para diversos equipos de primer nivel y skippers así como es entrenador oficial para la BMW Sail Racing Academy. Navega en la Clase Swan60 en regatas de primer nivel como la Nord Stream Race y mantiene su colaboración estrecha con el Team Bronenosec GAZPROM para la clase TP52 y Swan60.

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In 2017 colabora Full Time con el SPBYC ejerciendo de Fleet Captain para su nueva flota Club Swan50. Navega en la nueva clase Club Swan50 como Navegador y Boat Captain en regatas como la Nord Stream Race en el Mar Báltico o la Nations Trophy en el Mediterráneo entre otras.

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In 2018 colabora Full Time con el SPBYC ejerciendo de Fleet Captain de la flota Swan50. Navega como Boat Captain y Navegador / Runners Strategy en el circuito Swan50 así como en la Nord Stream Race del Báltico. Navega así mismo ejerciendo el rol de Navegador en el equipo italiano Fra Diavolo abordo del Mylius 60.

Some Significant Palmares ;

  • 1 IMS World IMS Championship (Sardinia-Italy 1999)
  • 1 World IMS Team Championship IMS (Sardina Cup, Sardinia-Italy 2000)
  • 2 Podiums IMS World Championship (3º Newport (2000), Rode Island EEUU, 2In Valencia Spain 2001)
  • 2 Italian Championships IMS (Genoa, Naples 1999, 2001)
  • 4 Cup podiums in IMS (Palma de Mallorca 1989, 1996, 1997, 2003)
  • 1 Trofeo Ulysse Nardin IMS (Palma de Mallorca 2004)
  • 32th America’s Cup +39 Challenge 2005-2007
  • 1 Trofeo Quebramar-Chrysler Cascais GP42 (2007, Portugal)
  • 3 Race 2 Oceans Mini Transat Prototype class 6.50 (2008)
  • 1st. Record Bilbao – Barcelona Transat 6.50 solo (13 days 19 hours) (2009)
  • Sapnish Champion 2010 Class Transat 6.50 Prototype (2010)
  • 2º San Remo Mini Solo (Italy 2011)
  • Charente Maritime – Bahía 2011- DNF
  • 3° Joan Guiu 2012, Skipper Akilaria 9.5 (Barcelona, Spain 2012)
  • 3º Le Grand Huit Race Solo 2012, Transat 6.50 Prototype (Le Grand Motte, France 2012)
  • 1 AIR Solo Race of Valencia, Transat 6.50 Prototype (Valencia, Spain 2012)
  • 1º Rolex Middle Sea Race NEO400 FERMAX, ORC/IRC2 (Malta 2014)
  • 3º Rolex Middle Sea Race NEO400 FERMAX general (Malta 2014)
  • Campeon Absoluto Offshore Italiano 2015 Equipo Mylius 48E55 MILÛ
  • Subcampeón Italiano ORC 2016 clase 0
  • Campeón IRC Roma per Tutti 2016