Riccardo Bonadeo has been running the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda for 11 years now of the Seaside Resort in Northern Sardinia. The club provides best luxury playground with more 700 members for aspiring sailors and also organizes the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup annually as Bonadeo won it in the year 1995 and 2000. He is the commodore of the club currently and works behind the scenes to organize club programs and races. There were 4 men, namely Giuseppe Kerry Mentasti, Andre Ardoin, Luigi Vietti and Aga Khan who came up with this idea. 50 years back they could figure out what it could which has now become the reality. It was totally unique and when Riccardo came here 60 years back, there was nothing apart from crystal blue sea water.
Riccardo however, started being involved in the club 20 years back and this time it was more than just sailing. The team began to organize associations and it was initially the Maxi and thereafter the Swan.