- 16 September 2020
Bleu de Nimes, from warship to passenger yacht: her evolution from 1980 to today as told by Studio d’Ingegneria Navale Nattero
- 1 September 2020
Studio Nattero in Genoa talks about the feat of engineering which led to the radical transformation of the megayacht, Bleu de Nimes, going from 55 to 72 metres to become an exclusive, luxury charter
- 27 August 2020
On the summer bank holiday weekend in roads off Santa Margherita Ligure, the Bold dropped anchor, an expedition yacht built by the Australian shipyard, Silver Yachts, drawing curious looks from other boaters and swimmers. We took a close up look for you
The megayacht Lady MM has sunk: this is the moment when it plunges into the sea, devoured by the flames
- 26 August 2020
After the devastating fire, the 48-metre megayacht by Isa, the Lady MM, has sunk. In the images shared by the Coast Guard this is the moment when it sinks off the Emerald Coast
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.
Enrico Franchetti is a Genoese sailor and founder of Maxspar, a company making large scale masts in carbon fibre using modern construction techniques
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.
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
Alberto Cavanna is now a writer and artist. But he used to work in a number of shipyards. This is how his personal and work life has changed
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
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
Beatrice Parodi, head of the Cozzi Parodi Group, shares her ties with the sea and local area, and the harbours and hotels she manages. She is the face of tourist accommodation in the Riviera dei Fiori.
Agostino Sommariva has a full list of wins and titles earned while sailing. Today he makes extra virgin olive oil, continuing his family’s traditional business.
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 practicality of traditional artistry together with a strong experimental spirit. These are the characteristics of Amer Yachts – Gruppo Permare, a company in San Remo headed by Barbara Amerio, leader in yacht shipbuilding at an international level
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
In the 1950s Giorgio Mussini founded the company bearing his name making boats in wood and fibreglass. He is the founder of Utility Portofino
Giangiacomo Razeta, Giangi for his friends, is the creative behind the company F.lli Razeto & Casareto in Sori, makers of handles for vessels. This is how new products are created, in a mix of creativity and passion for the sea.
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.
What happens when your vessel is lost or is no longer suitable for navigation? What can a policy holder do to receive their settlement and compensation? This is what the Italian Code of Navigation has to say
This new section by Liguria Nautica will help you discover all the secrets for insuring your boat, to supply concrete help through the jungle of Italian provisions
Definition of the insured property, limits of use, geographical limits and much more: this is the essential information needed to navigate the world of Italian Insurance Cover
- 24 September 2020
Pardo yachts Miami LLC has moved its offices to an exclusive loft in the Design District of Miami. Let’s take a look together.
- 17 September 2020
At the show, the company based in Sori will present the Centenario handle, the first of a limited edition
A swan inspired by Mazinga: presenting “Avanguardia”, the gigayacht of the future, designed by Pierpaolo Lazzarini
- 10 September 2020
The Italian designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini is back with Avanguardia, a 137 metre gigayacht with a swan-like “head” used to launch a 16-metre tender
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.