The caravel’s chief excellence lay in its capacity for sailing to windward
extract from the Encyclopædia Britannica
A light sailing ship, much-used for long voyages. The caravel’s chief excellence lay in its capacity for sailing to windward. It was also capable of remarkable speed. Two of the three ships in which Christopher Columbus made his historic voyage in 1492 were caravels.
Lorenzo Habicher, Founder and Managing Director of Caravel Advisory. Prior to incorporating Caravel Advisory in March 2010, Lorenzo performed due diligence and managed investments for an asset management company in Zurich (Altrafin AG) and a family office in Milan (Intermarketsrl).
Graduated in Economic and Finance from Bocconi University, Milan 2003. Attended Morosini Naval College in Venice.
Speaks English, German, Italian, and some Russian.