Paolo Manganelli


Nationality: ITA & FR

Biography: Paolo is a structural engineer specialised in the design of composite structures of sailing yachts.
A member of the structural engineering team of Gurit since 2005, Paolo has contributed to the structural design of many cruising and racing boats including TP52s, IMOCA60s, Volvo 70’s, the Volvo 65’ one designs and several “maxi” yachts.
Before joining Gurit, Paolo has collaborated with Finot-Conq naval architects and he has participated to the structural design of the “Techniques Avancées” wing-sail foiling catamaran. Paolo holds a PhD from the University of Southampton on the subject of fluid-structure interaction problems.