Compagnia della Vela

“Custodi, Domine, Vigilantes”

Yacht Club Veneziano, original name, has been finally turned to the actual “Compagnia Della Vela”, following the italian poet Gabriele D’Annunzio suggestion, written on a personal letter forwarded to On. Giovanni Giuriati (vice president). Gabriele D’Annunzio was at that time on the of the most modern and rapresentative writer, poet, leader of the Italian state renovation cultural project: he proposed the ver lasting motto, following the initials C.D.V. (Compagnia Della Vela) as “Custodi, Domine, Vigilantes”.

Compagnia Della Vela has been appointed by the King Vittorio Emanuele to fly the club flag “Guidone Sociale”, honouring the “Stemma Reale” (Royal Ensign) and “Bandiera Nazionale di Guerra” (Navy combact ensign). The ensigns would allow the Compagnia Della Vela to have special previliges.