Simone Bianchetti

 

 

Age: 35

 

Summary: yachtsman who over the last decade had become one of Italy's most experienced offshore racers, who was the first Italian to compete in the Vendee Globe non-stop round-the-world race in 2001 aboard his boat Tiscali, and who finished third in the 2003/2003 Around Alone race.

 

 

Cause of Death: After an apparent stroke

 

Born: February 20, 1968

 

Died: June 28, 2003

 

Location: Savona, Italy