After 15 years of pro windsurfing, Andrea Cucchi had the motivation to create a new sail brand to bring a new young spirit to the sport: Point-7 and its Black Team. This is where it is today.
Turning a passion into work, and work into a challenge. Born in Milan and at the age of 9 moved to Malaysia due to family business. Once back to Italy at the age of 16, he was spending most of his time on lake Garda between school and working in a surf shop, running to the water every chance possible to windsurf. He started racing and became vice junior Italian champion first year.
Receiving the first important sponsorships at the age of 20, he started dominating the Italian windsurfing scenery, till winning 13 Italian championship titles. Spending his winter between Australia, Sardinia and Maui, where he worked with the guys of the development of different known leading brands.
He competed in the PWA World Tour from 1997, and at the Formula Windsurfing tour obtaining top 5 results. At the age of 32, he felt he needed to do something new and more in his life. So he put together a team of people to create Point-7 Windsurfing. The brand of the Black Sails. The brand has entered the PWA world tour with podium results in all disciplines, with riders like Ricardo Campello, Alberto Menegatti, Matteo Iachino, Nicolas Akgazciyan, Josh Angulo, Yentel Caers, Lena Erdil, and the whole Black Team.
Point-7 won the PWA Slalom World championship in 2017, and in the same year at 40 years old, Andrea finished himself 9th! Nevertheless his position in the company, is windsurfing every day with his Black Team, testing each part being sold by Point-7, competing in the world tour with his team, and winner of the Defi Wind 2014 with over 1000 people racing,
8th PWA Costa Brava 2017
9th PWA Overall 2016
6th PWA Denmark 2016
3rd PWA Costa Brava 2016
5th PWA World Cup Sylt 2015o14.
1st Defi Wind 2014
2nd Defi Wind 2013
9th PWA Costa Brava 2013
1st Formula Windsurfing Master Championship 2011
13 Times Italian Champion
ISAF WORLD CHAMPION 2002