Mauro Calvi

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Burlingame, CA

Mauro Calvi is the founder of, a user-sourced repository of boating points of interest and cruising information. A long-time technology executive and entrepreneur Mauro contributes to a number of openrsource initiatives including leading Chart Plotter and Navigation software OpenCPN, both as developer and evangelist.An avid sailor, Mauro has skippered and crewed in a number of transatlantic and pacific crossings. As a San Francisco Bay Area resident of 15 years, Mauro has been an active member of the San Francisco sailing community, competing in the J105 one-design class and in a number of traditional racing events, from single-handed Farallon Island races, to 'beer-can races'.

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Open source sails the seven seas

Open source navigation tool OpenCPN is changing boating for weekend warriors and serious seafarers alike. First there were marine charts, then came those bulky, slow, and…