In 1974 Marco and Ingrid Meier founded the Scuola Vela Ascona, which soon became a point of reference for all those that wanted to obtain marine driving licenses.
Based on the request, more and more bots (both for rental and guided tours) have been purchased.
Since 2008, their sons Adriano and Tony Meier have taken over the management of the firm. In 2010 they expanded the business, also offering a watersports such as water skiing, wakesurfing, wakeboarding, in collaboration with the Eden Roc hotel in Ascona.
Since 2016 the company has been divided between the brothers. Adriano Meier now manages adrinautica.ch and takes care of the motorboat school.