Uniesse yachts are one of the world’s most highly regarded luxury motoryacht lines in the world today. With administrative offices in South Florida, and manufacturing facilities in Pisa, Italy, our yachts are created by a dedicated Italian & American design team. Hand built in Italy, by a group of dedicated Uniesse stakeholders. This enables our yachts to rise to the upper echelon of one of the finest Italian built yachts in the world today. Each Uniesse has large, elegant interiors, exceptional engineering, and superior performance in all sea conditions. Our Company website is dedicated to providing you information on our group, operations, community, and our commitment to bettering the environment.
David Schwedel, Executive Director
David Schwedel is the lead investor and Executive Director of Uniesse Marine Group, LLC. David began his career in the marine industry more than 30 years ago. He has been directly engaged in the marketing, management, manufacturing, technology adoption, and finance for some of the world’s most widely renowned boat and yacht builders including Bertram, Cigarette, Hatteras, Intrepid, and many others. David was the founder of Florida Marine Management, Inc., (“MAREX”), which was a Nasdaq listed company, and elected a Top 200 tech company by Forbes Magazine. Mr. Schwedel has been responsible for completing more than $2.1 Billion in financing for various businesses over his career. David expanded his manufacturing and tech know how beyond the marine industry, and today is a lead investor in several companies within the energy, manufacturing, and petrochemicals sectors. He has built, owned, and operated more than 35 vessels, and in 2007 he took delivery of a new 53′ Uniesse Motoryacht, he and his family named EXODUS. The Schwedel family operated their Uniesse for more than 5 years, and cruised from South Florida to the far out islands of the Bahamas.
Rafael Barca, President
Rafael Barca has broad experience within the marine industry, acquired over more than 35 years. Mr. Barca’s knowledge and hands-on experience in all facets of yacht construction, distribution, and sales has led to the successful introduction and development of several major European brands with more than 500 new yachts placed into the US market. In 1994 as one of the principles at Global Yachts International Mr. Barca was responsible for introducing the Uniesse line of yachts into the USA market with great success. In 2005, Mr. Barca partnered with Uniesse s.r.l and formed Uniesse Americas to develop the entire strategy for the company. This included the redesigning of the entire Uniesse line for the American market.
For more than 25 years, Uniesse has been heralded as one of the world’s leading luxury motor yacht companies. Our commitment to innovation begins with an obsession on quality throughout the entire yacht manufacturing process. Our timeless designs are well known, and held up as an example for others to follow. We are continually pushing ourselves to improve all aspects of the design & build process. Increasing fuel efficiency, and maximizing the owner & operator experience is at the forefront of everything we do. At heart, we love yachts and technology. Each Uniesse model will have the latest in proven helm and yacht automation technologies. Every aspect of your operating experience will feel effortless through our well thought out ergonomic design process – from operating your Uniesse at the helm, or relaxing in the salon; everything will function effortlessly at your touch. All your engineering is designed for ease of service, functionality, with minimal energy consumption and low-level decibels when underway.
At Uniesse we keep our legacy moving forward through the people that help us deliver one of the world’s top luxury motor yacht brands. We all have a common mission to build the world’s highest quality, most luxurious motoryacht in their class. We seek to serve our customers with exemplary service, and work with our stakeholders to improve our collective place in the world. If you are considering an opportunity to work with the world’s leading luxury motoryacht company – send us your resume.