Azimut Benetti continues to be the top producer of super yachts in the world: 3,521 metres of luxury yachts and 100 designs
For the 21st year Azimut Benetti Group confirmed, according to the Global Order Book 2021, it is the top producer in the world of super yachts, with a total length of 3,521 metres and 100 designs, statistics far higher than any of the other industry players
Benetti begins construction on the new FB283 mega yacht: 62 metres long to satisfy all the owner’s needs
- 3 December 2020
In Livorno the evocative “coin ceremony” with which Benetti celebrated the laying of the keel of the FB283, a custom 62 metre megayacht with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. The design is by Giorgio M. Cassetta, the waterlines by Van Oossanen
- 18 November 2020
The Americas confirm they are one of the top markets for Azimut Yachts, the top foreign shipyard in overall turnover and seniority in the United States
General Manager of Ucina Confindustria Nautica, Marina Stella shares with us her role in the trade association and explains the missing ingredients for an even more competitive Italian nautical industry
Alberto Amico is the president and senior manager of the shipyard Amico & Co in Genoa, leader in the repair and refit of super yachts, and of the shipyard Amico Loano, two shipyards at the top of the refitting sector in the world.
Ugo Salerno is the president of Rina Spa. His whole life has been tied to the sea. Since he was a child he had a view over the Gulf of Naples, and then Genoa and his participation in a number of success stories.
Freelance journalist since 1972, with his over 6 thousand published articles and over a hundred covers for dozens of titles in Italy and the world (including ours), he remembers and honours the fathers of diving, many of whom are not known to most people.
Former motorboat champion and now the face of “The Boat Show”, Maurizio Bulleri tests the most beautiful boats in the world. On YouTube over 50 million people have seen his videos and his channel has over 130 thousand subscribers
The chief executive officer of Fratelli Razeto e Casareto, a company manufacturing locks, handles, and other accessories for boats and vessels, shares his ties to the sea and his work with Icomia, an international association for the nautical industry.
The architect, Aldo Cichero, has designed over 350 yachts working with some of the most important Italian and foreign shipyards. He began working at a very young age with the shipyard, Baglietto, in Varazze and is now working on a sailing system to combine together with motor navigation.
Giuseppe Di Capua began his career in boat construction working as an errand boy in Lavagna, until he became a master craftsman, caretaker of the knowledge and traditions of the trade
Enrico Franchetti is a Genoese sailor and founder of Maxspar, a company making large scale masts in carbon fibre using modern construction techniques
Fabio Pozzo, journalist for La Stampa, has had the honour of bringing to a newspaper an entire page, and to the web, a channel, dedicated to the sea. At the heart are always the stories, protagonists, and passion.
LN launches their new column “Boating in a Portrait” dedicated to the people, Ligurian or otherwise tied to our region, who have left their mark on the nautical industry.
Gianfranco Campolucci has always had a passion for speed and racing. First on motorcycles, then on boats. Throughout his life he has always raised the bar on his personal success, transforming his work in motorboats into a competitive passion.
Alessandro Campagna, sales manager for the Genoa Boat Show, shares how he discovered boating, the ties between Genoa and its Show and his relationship with the sea
Olivia Lotti is the president for Porto Lotti, an exclusive tourist marina in the Far East of Liguria. She also created Tenuta La Ghiaia, where nature, cooking and wines come together in an oasis of beauty
A man of finance, promoter of sailing among young people, so much so that he founded the Sail Training Association and organises regattas and gatherings, Giovanni Novi talks about his relationship with the sea and with sailing, on board the Chaplin, the family yacht donated to the Navy.
The topic can be complex and there isn’t, at least not in absolute terms, a best policy or company to choose from the outset.
The need to find insurance cover that is complementary to “traditional” policies is certainly one of the most highly felt needs in the nautical industry. With this special article we talk about legal protection, trying to highlight the advantages, limits and opportunities.
Which cases does insurance cover? And what is nautical error? The details below should help.
- 12 January 2021
Azimut 53 is the name of the new boat for families who love to spend a long time on board. A mid-sized flybridge, beautiful, spacious and smart, that will be presented at the beginning of 2021
Cantieri Navali di Sestri gives voice to a dream Montaldo: “With a refit we can bring the most beautiful memories back to life”
- 23 December 2020
Interview with Fulvio Montaldo, owner of Cantieri Navali di Sestri, who explains to us the essence of refitting, which reignites the connection between an owner and his vessel, and why Covid increased demand
- 4 December 2020
The Milanese design studio has patented the concept that increases the surface area of the stern, extending it out to sea
Mega yachts by definition, are vessels longer than 24 metres, they are considered marvels sailing our seas: there is no-one who doesn’t stop to look at them when they see one at anchor in the harbour. Obviously owned by multi-millionaires, they are often offered for charter. Mega yachts have a professional crew on board and are managed by Captains who also take on the role of manager, and do it professionally, as if they were managing a company.
Liguria is lucky enough to host many mega yachts every year: just passing through or visiting our coast, docked in our marinas, or even just for ordinary or extraordinary maintenance thanks to the excellence of our shipyards. We cannot forget to mention our construction shipyards in this section, who build mega yachts here in Liguria: Sanlorenzo, Amer Yachts, Baglietto, Tankoa, Riva just to name a few.