We are your point of reference when it comes to vessels and yachts tests and trials, analysis, surveys and technical measurements. We find the perfect tool to make the yacht match with your expectations.
Analyze, Determine, Validate: three fundamental steps to ensure safety, performances and quality standards of the modern yacht.
The great passion
The first steps
In the shipyard
A team of professionals
Today, SailADV works as a supplier of high technology services for the most important European shipyards, fleet manager companies and ship owners. SailADV operates in the Giga and Megayacht segments, providing technical services to certify the compliance of yachts with the project specifications and the required quality standards. The expertise of its team guarantees the trustworthiness of the consultancy services, while the developed technology ensures the achievement of an extremely efficient real-time monitoring.
SailADV staff is made up by professionals of the nautical sector, certified and skilled, with lots of expertise.
Meet our team!
Giovanni Palamà, Founder and CEO of SailADV, is a major expert in the field of naval engineering, sea trials, yacht’s performances testing and analysis. He has gained many years of experience and certifications:
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PR activities, institutional communications (direct relations with stakeholders), relations with the press, social media and events, online marketing, product communication.
Management of partnerships and strategic alliances in coordination with partner companies to serve the market and to find new customers by building strategic relationships; Market researches, swot analysis and desk researches to produce feasibility studies and business plans for internationalizations; Customer Relationship Management & customer satisfaction Management; Business negotiations with international customers.
Experienced Resident Director with a demonstrated history of working in the shipbuilding industry. Skilled in AutoCAD, NX, Negotiation, Sailing, Business Planning, and Operations Management. Strong engineering professional with a Engineer’s degree focused in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Università degli Studi di Trieste.
- Approved HazMat Expert IHM Certification
Logistic and Production Engineer, he is a consultant of organization and management systems.
He works for the development and application of quality assessment systems and customer satisfaction analyzes he conducted consultancy to support quality growth, developed company management systems (quality and social responsibility) and carried out audit programs, supported companies in the self-assessment against the EFQM model for excellence by supporting them in the implementation of improvement projects; he assisted the organizations in measuring their responsible management (Corporate Responsibility) through sustainability reporting (Social Report, Sustainability or integrated) and the implementation of sustainable development plans. Since 2018 with SAILADV srl he is Quality Surveyor in the shipbuilding sector, supporting world leading companies in the supply chain development.
Member of the Order of Engineers of Pisa in the junior industrial sector.
He is an AICQ-SICEV certified auditor for ISO 9000 quality management systems.
Bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Genova (Genova,Italy).
More than 15 years of experience in yacht design, boatbuilding for custom and series sail and motorboat.
Collaboration with some of the most prestigious naval architecture firms in Europe (Italy, Spain and France)
Collaboration, as project engineer and manager, with some of the most important naval architects (Botin, Farr, Mills,….) to build custom race (TP52, mini-maxi, class40,…) and cruise (Wally) sailboats.
Management skills as office manager and yard director.
Technical advisor for CE rules for yacht under 24 m.
Multilanguage skills: English,French,Spanish,Italian.
IT skills in naval architecture, marine engineering, and project management.
M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering at Sapienza, Università di Roma
Experience on Industrial and Marine electrical system design, diagram analysis, software editing, hands-on skills, power quality measurements, testing and final validation.
R&D for full-electric applications on stability and maneuvering systems with years of collaboration with the main international Shipyards.
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The S/Y CAPRICIA belonged first to a Danish shipowner, then to the Agnelli family until 1993 when it was donated by the Agnelli Foundation to the Navy.
Analysis of engine fluids
|Benetti Yachts||FB275 M/Y Ije||108|
|Benetti Yachts||FB272 M/Y Luminosity||107|
|Benetti Yachts||FB277 MY/ Lana||107|
|Benetti Yachts||FB262 M/Y Lionheart||90|
|Palumbo Superyachts||Columbus C07 M/Y Dragon||80|
|CRN||CRN 135 M/Y Mimtee||79|
|CRN||CRN 131 M/Y Cloud9||74|
|Benetti Yachts||FB273 M/Y Alkhor||70|
|Benetti Yachts||FB269 M/Y Spectre||69|
|Benetti Yachts||FB268 M/Y Seasense||67|
|Benetti Yachts||FB264 M/Y Chocolat||64|
|Benetti Yachts||FB276 M/Y Metis||63|
|Benetti Yachts||FB265 M/Y 11-11||63|
|CRN||CRN137 M/Y Voice||61|
|Benetti Yachts||FB255 M/Y Formosa||60|
|Benetti Yachts||FB271 M/Y Vector||57|
|CRN||CRN 122 M/Y Romance||57|
|Benetti Yachts||FB267 M/Y Surpina||56|
|Admiral Yacht||M/Y Quinta Essentia||55|
|CRN||CRN 134 M/Y Atlante||54|
|Benetti Yachts||FB704 M/Y Seagull Mrd||50|
|CRN||CRN136 M/Y Latona||50|
|Palumbo Superyachts||Columbus C09 M/Y K2||50|
|Rossinavi||FR032 M/Y Endeavour II||50|
|Fitzroy Yachts||S/Y Ohana||49|
|Baglietto||C10221 M/Y LUCKY||46|
|Palumbo Superyachts||ISA 430.03||43|
|Benetti Yachts||BY009 M/Y Ninth Cristal||42|
|Custom Line||Navetta 42/05||42|
|Codecasa||M/Y Flying Dagger II||41|
|Benetti Yachts||BS014 M/Y Happy Me||40|
|Benetti Yachts||BS008 M/Y Emuna||40|
|Palumbo Superyachts||Extra 130||39|
|Benetti Yachts||BC120 M/Y Bunty||37|
|Custom Line||Navetta 37/06||37|
|Wally||Wally Power 118||36|
|Riva||Riva 110′ Dolcevita||33|
|Custom Line||Navetta 33||33|
|Benetti Yachts||BT025 M/Y Miamaa||32|
|Palumbo Superyachts||ISA 100||30|
|Custom Line||CL 97||30|
|Palumbo Superyachts||Extra 86||26|
|Dreamline||DL26/7 M/Y Poderoso||26|
|Palumbo Superyachts||Extra 76||24|
|Ferretti FSD||FSD 195||20|
|Ferretti FSD||FSD N800||16|