Via Mare is a bilingual, bimonthly (6 issues per year) Italian/English magazine dedicated to the marine sector. In fact, Via Mare is the only bilingual Italian magazine aimed solely at boating professionals. Readers are mostly from the naval industry: boat builders, boat yards, distributors and yacht designers. Via Mare aim is to provide its readers in-depth technical material, not only news from the industry but also advanced research in the several fields concerning boat building. The magazine has so far achieved its aim, with a positive feedback from the professional yachting industry in Italy and a growing interest from abroad. In every issues is also treated a wide selection of information about materials and equipment. Every two months Via Mare provides valuable information to the ever expanding boating industry offering insight and updated know-how. Via Mare is the Official Publication of OCTIMA (Organisation for the cultural and technological grouth of handworks and advanced materials industries)) and it is distributed to exhibitors and visitors at different trade shows in Italy and Europe.