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
The name of the architect, Emanuela Baglietto, is tied to an icon of excellence in Italian boating. Today, she works with the studio of Renzo Piano working on buildings, often overlooking the sea, with the same values transmitted from her family of shipbuilders.
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 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
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.
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.
Davide Besana, journalist, writer, cartoonist and illustrator, but first and foremost, sailor, shares with us how he brought boating and drawing together and his relationship with the sea
Simona Sanguineti manages the family business, Sanguineti Chiavari, which makes personalised accessories for yachts, super yachts, pleasure boats and working vessels
The well-known meteorologist from Sanremo, specialised in the weather forecast regarding the sea, tells us how his passion for meteorology began. In nearly 40 years, he has not made any resounding errors
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 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.
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
Adriano “Dino” Passeri is a piece of professional diving history in Italy. He is the founder of Drafinsub, a leading Genoese company in diving works
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
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.
Enrico Franchetti is a Genoese sailor and founder of Maxspar, a company making large scale masts in carbon fibre using modern construction techniques
We are back with more in insurance, this time the aim is to understand how to choose the right policy level in the Italian system
One of our readers has written to us to share his experience, during a charter in Croatia. We answer with a brief comment, but the story needs to be read.
In case of accident, making a claim with insurance companies is not always easy, this is how you can protect yourself with the help of a professional
- 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.