Exciting preview of the new flybridge yacht sailing on the Ligurian Sea, awaiting its debut in Hong Kong.The jaw-dropping beauty of Riva 100' Corsaro could not find a more ideal location than the Golfo dei Poeti, a place of enchanting splendor, in one of the most beautiful and world-renowned regions of ItalyThe series of photo shoots off the coast of the Ligurian Sea have immortalized its first nautical miles traveled and intensified the wait for its official introduction in Hong Kong in April 2017.Its first time on display in Hong Kong will be the ideal occasion to celebrate the truly limitless success of an icon of sporty style and luxury, proven by the fact that the entire 2017 production is already sold out to a few selective ship owners.The Riva 100' Corsaro is born from the collaboration between Officina Italiana Design - the studio founded by designer Mauro Micheli alongside Sergio Beretta - exclusive designer for the entire Riva fleet, the Strategic Product Committee and the Ferretti Group Engineering Department. It is the natural heir to previous legendary models as well as the perfect combination of comfort, performance, style and safety.Its majestic dimensions are arranged harmoniously with the athleticism of the design, 100’ Corsaro is characterized by a sharp profile, which evokes the shape of an arrow with metallic colors in dark tones and large glass surfaces.In particular, the layout of the first unit will present exclusive, original interiors that reflect the style and high standards of its owner.
American premiere for the new Ferretti Yachts 450 and Riva 88' Domino Super.Ferretti Group continues its expansion and proves to be amongst the most important players in the fast-growing markets. The Group will participate at the 29th edition of the prestigious "Yachts Miami Beach", one of the most awaited exhibitions of the American yachting scene, with a fleet of 17 models ranging from 27 to 92 feet, representing the Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva and Custom Line brands.From Thursday 16th to Monday 20th February, Collins Avenue will be the stage for a wonderful exhibition of yachts from around the world, where Ferretti Group will present, for the first time in the United States, the new Ferretti Yachts 450 and Riva 88' Domino Super, two models that have already achieved a great commercial success.The splendid stand of Ferretti Group will be located in front of some of the most famous Miami Beach resorts, welcoming visitors in its spacious lounges from where they can enjoy the view of the beautiful yachts on display.Ship owners and guests will have the possibility to appreciate two exceptional premieres: Ferretti Yachts 450, revealed last September at the Cannes Yachting Festival, with 8 units sold in a few months, and 88' Domino Super, already an icon of the Riva coupé range.In addition to these 2 premieres, Ferretti Group will exhibit 15 highly successful models:• Ferretti Yachts 550, Ferretti Yachts 650, Ferretti Yachts 700 and the new Ferretti Yachts 850, which is on show again following its debut in Fort Lauderdale last November• Pershing 62, Pershing 70, Pershing 82 and Pershing 92• Iseo, Aquariva Super, the new Rivamare, 63' Virtus, 76' Perseo and 88’ Florida for the Riva brand• Navetta 28, representing the Custom Line brand.During the press conference scheduled for the opening day, Thursday 16th February, the Group’s top management will present the novelties for the American continent and the new projects in pipeline for Ferretti Yachts, Riva and CRN brands, ready to debut in 2017.The "USA premieres" at "Yachts Miami Beach" 2017FERRETTI YACHTS 450With this new model Ferretti Yachts returns to dominate the 40-to50-feet flybridge yachts strategic market. Ferretti Yachts 450 is distinguished by the hull geometry, the amplitude of the volumes, elegance and functionality in setting the interior by enhancing a family feeling with the "big brother" Ferretti Yachts 550, one of the biggest recent successes of the brand.RIVA 88’ DOMINO SUPERThe 88’ Riva Domino Super immediately strikes the eye for its slender, streamlined profile, which is further highlighted by the dark grey hull. Other important design solutions bear witness to the great value of this evolution:- the new sundeck that enhances the yacht’s sporty character and offers guests additional comfort;- the outdoor pilot station that has been moved to the central part of the boat and has a very limited size, thereby making room for a large sofa at the bow;- the large uninterrupted hull glazing, featuring a very aggressive design, extends across the yacht, almost like an arrow, from the central part of the boat to the extreme bow.
Riva reveals the design for its latest open yacht at BOOT 2017 in Düsseldorf, ahead of its debut planned for late spring this year.It only happens at Riva, the only yachting brand to have left its mark on both the social scene and the world of design: every new yacht is an event that leaves owners and enthusiasts with bated breath until the magical moment of its unveiling.Those who just couldn’t wait and simply had to be the first to discover the secrets and latest features of the new Riva 56’, this magnificent open yacht was revealed during BOOT 2017 in Düsseldorf.The new vessel is already in build at the Sarnico yard and will make its debut before the end of the spring, joining the fleet that includes some icons of the yachting world, from the Aquariva Super to the more recent Rivamare. The yacht has a completely new hull form and brings the most popular technical and design choices on board, as well as innovative features and elements offering even higher levels of comfort than those that have highlighted the success of Riva yachts over the last three years.The Riva 56’ is the result of the joint efforts of Officina Italiana Design - the studio founded by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta – Ferretti Group's Product Strategy Committee and Engineering Department. The result is a stylish combination of the most prestigious materials and attention to detail that has always been the hallmark of the Riva world: from the high gloss mahogany of the interiors to the natural teak of the exteriors, the lacquered finishes and stainless steel, mirrors, glass and leather. Profile and ExteriorsThe sleek look of the new 56’ inherits and expands the stylistic traits that characterised the latest generation of opens and coupés by Riva. So you will find large glazed windows running along the hull with flush portholes, aggressive metallic colours on the exteriors (the first vessel will be in Shark Grey) and opulent detailing in stainless steel and wood. The seamless windshield protecting the superstructure completes the aerodynamic profile, a true masterpiece of engineering and design.In the stern, the Riva 56’ introduces an important new development in the system used to move the swimming platform. As you walk down to the swimming platform, the steps continue under water to reveal additional steps built into the hull. This new feature makes it possible to go directly up into the cockpit without having to use the steel ladder, although this is also available for use. The aft area features a garage accommodating a Williams 325 tender behind the carbon fibre hatch.In the cockpit, the mooring gear is housed in a compartment in the bulwark, covered by a stainless steel grille, as in other recent models. Even the fairleads are made entirely of stainless steel. The living space has been cleverly organised with a generous sundeck in the extreme stern that feels almost suspended over the waves and leads into the lounge on the main deck. Underneath the roll bar, the comfortable forward-facing sofa combines with the L-shaped sofa and teak dining table to form a pleasant area to enjoy lunch, with a slightly raised dormeuse, next to the bridge. To starboard, the cabinet unit can accommodate a fridge, ice-maker, grill, sink and storage compartments, and stretches as far as the bridge seating and is integrated into its base. The roll bar not only adds a finishing touch to the profile, it also acts as a support for the antennas. In case of bad weather, or if the owner simply wants some shade, the electro-hydraulically operated bimini top can be opened, as can the clear side shields, offering excellent protection for the area.Access to the engine room will be possible through two hatches on the bridge, one in the centre of the cockpit and the other on the left aide aft. The foredeck has a sun pad that can be protected with a top, and there is a glazed floor area with a special non-slip surface set into a stainless steel frame, completed by the ship’s horn fitted in a marvellous vintage case in high-gloss stainless steel – a tribute to Riva’s glorious past. The technical mooring space in the bow completes the area.InteriorsThe standard layout offers two guest cabins and three bathrooms, with a dinette, galley and crew cabin with separate access. The master cabin amidships has an en-suite bathroom on the left side. The L-shaped dinette and galley are just as you go below deck, featuring mirrored surfaces and a vast amount of storage compartments, plus fridge and TV. The glass hatch cover increases the natural light in the dinette.Forward is the VIP cabin and its many storage areas. The addition of a day head accessed directly from the dinette is an important benefit, as it makes it possible to exploit the full potential of the open for day cruises with several guests who can use this facility without having to enter the master or guest cabins. The crew cabin has a single bunk and head, with separate access from a hatch in the cockpit, concealed by the dormeuse. It can be substituted with a third guest cabin on request.Engines and PerformanceThe Riva 56’ will be fitted with twin 1000 HP MAN engines, or twin 1200 HP MAN engines on request. Both configurations feature a V-Drive propulsion system and, again on request, a Seakeeper stabiliser can be fitted to minimise roll when underway and at anchor.
in the wake of the success of the 100’ Corsaro, Riva presents the new fibreglass flagship. Scheduled debut: Fall 2017Another thrilling chapter for Riva opens in the maxi yacht sector in the pursuit of style, elegance and raw performance.The most renowned shipyard in the world officially presents the Riva 110’, the flagship of our fibreglass fleet, succeeding the Riva 100’ Corsaro as the next-generation model in our restyled flybridge range.A collaboration between Officina Italiana Design, the studio founded by Mauro Micheli in collaboration with Sergio Beretta, the Strategic Product Committee and the Ferretti Group Engineering Department, the Riva 110’ promises to be a flybridge of boundless beauty and unprecedented elegance. The design of the hull has been fully refreshed and is now almost 112 feet (34 metres) in length, and a width of over 22 feet (7 metres).The exterior design builds on the untamed lines of the 100’ Corsaro: distinguished by her sporty profile, the hull of the Riva 110’ boasts an impressive glass wall and integrated portholes. On deck, a stretched glass roof extends over the length of the entire living area, constructed with panes nestled in a stainless steel frame. A second window surrounds the wide body master suite as far as the nose of the bow, complementing the sleek design. In addition, the raised bridge enjoys expansive front and side windshields. Two lateral fibreglass structures, finished with glass, reinforce the flybridge in the stern, further accentuating the aerodynamic profile. A streamlined hardtop with an innovative asymmetrical design, moulded glass and chrome inserts, completes the yacht and exemplifies the obsessive attention to the finest details.STERN AND MAIN DECK As found on the Ferretti Yachts 850 and the Riva Corsaro 100’, the stern includes a submersible hatch, featuring Ferretti Group’s innovative, patent-pending actuating system. Experts have already lauded the hatch with a victory at the 2016 Boat Builder Awards in Amsterdam.The stern garage door opens and tilts down creating a generous beach club area at water level. The platform may also be submerged to offer maximum enjoyment from the stern area. Once beneath the water, a lift opens the garage for practical and straightforward launches; choose to store a Williams 505 or a jet-ski with independent launches, or enjoy staggered launches for larger tenders such as the Williams 565 and a jet-ski.The cockpit on the main deck features a C-shaped sofa, table and chairs and leads into the main salon. An extensive open-plan space enhances the convivial atmosphere and includes both a living and formal dining area. The deck features yet another elegant innovation: a polished stainless steel frame supporting the superstructure and glass from top to bottom. This allows natural light to flood the three-dimensional space, creating a luxury loft open to the ocean on all sides.As on the larger yachts, the central zone serves to regulate the flow of crew and guests by keeping their circulation routes separate.To the left is access to the guest area below deck and the main deck master suite. To the right is access to the bridge, the galley and the below-deck crew cabins.The left-hand lobby offers access to the external companionway, as well as the day head and stairs to the lower deck. It also leads to the wide body master suite, with a double bed located in the centre, the bathroom and walk-in wardrobe facing the stern to enhance separation from the service areas, particularly the galley. The suite is finished on the right with an armchair and coffee table, and on the left with a spacious walk-in wardrobe and a desk with panoramic sea views.LOWER DECKGuest accommodation is comprised of 4 VIP cabins with vanity tables and en-suite bathrooms. The starboard VIP cabin forward has twin beds and may accommodate, on request, an additional Pullman bed.The crew area in the bow consists of a captain’s cabin with en-suite bathroom, and two additional single crew cabins each equipped with bunk beds and private bathrooms. Crew amenities also include a dinette complete with laundry facilities and a fully-equipped galley. The engine room is accessed via the left-hand side of the cockpit, passing first through the machine and systems room. This guarantees both increased practicality and safe accessibility, even during navigation, as well as reducing the noise in the cockpit to a minimum.FLYBRIDGE AND EXTERIOR BOW AREAThe sundeck of the Riva 110’ is striking in its sporty and innovative design. In the stern, the furnished open air sundeck is enclosed by a mahogany handrail finished with stainless steel and polished carbon fibre. There is also a cocktail bar with two stools and an informal dining area with C-shaped sofa, all naturally illuminated thanks to a glass skylight in the hardtop roof. The helm station is situated on the right side, with co-pilot seats on the left.The flybridge is not only accessible from deck through a sliding glass and steel hatch, but it also linked to the foredeck through a side door on the left. This permits easy access to the facilities and offers practical crew access to on-board services.The space is dominated by a C-shaped sofa opposite a centrepiece sunpad, all designed to promote sociability. On request, it is possible to substitute the sunpad with a garage in which to store an additional tender or water toy with appropriate launching crane. On deck, freestanding furniture may also be accommodated to increase the flexibility of the space.Alternatively, the owner may opt for a Jacuzzi with sliding integrated sun-pad covers. This conceals both the Jacuzzi pool and the mooring stations, offering guests the ultimate in refinement. On this model, the area is equipped with a practical stowage compartment.ENGINE AND PERFORMANCEThe Riva 110’ sports twin MTU 16V series 2000 M94 engines, each outputting 2638 mhp. With this engine setup, the yacht will reach a cruising speed of 23 knots and a maximum speed of 26 knots (preliminary data). The maxi yacht also benefits from zero speed and underway fins, to which a gyroscopic stabilizer may be fitted to maximise comfort, even when anchored.
The Group shows up in style, with a wide and diverse fleet accented by gems such as Ferretti Yachts 450, Pershing 5X and Rivamare which are the new models of the 2016-2017 season. The exhibit is completed by the Ferretti Yachts 700 - also premiering in Germany - and the Riva 63' Virtus.Ferretti Group begins 2017 in the best possible way deploying a fleet comprised of 5 extraordinary yachts. Of these yachts, 4 are premiering in the German market, and 3 are new 2016 - 2017 models: the flybridge Ferretti Yachts 450, the coupé Pershing 5X, and the Rivamare - the latest and already acclaimed Riva open.The 2017 edition of the BOOT, the most important European winter boat show, taking place from January 21st through January 29th, will also showcase the unmistakable Ferretti Yachts 700, in its German debut as well as the 63’ Virtus, already a modern classic and one of the most successful models of the open Riva series.The magnificent booth (Hall 6, no. 26) is another point of attraction, thanks to an innovative concept which previews comfortable and original lounges, each showcasing the Group's brands and a very spacious VIP area, complete with an American bar.New projects will be highlighted during the press conference scheduled for Sunday, January 22nd at the Group's booth, along with projects already announced in recent months, regarding the Ferretti Yachts and Riva fleet, and a great marketing initiative by the Pershing brand.And speaking of Pershing, a fabulous, Mediterranean style party will take place in its honor. The party is produced in collaboration with the German dealer, Italian Yacht Center, in partnership with the famous 7 Pines Resort of Ibiza and will take place Friday, January 27th at the Group's booth. From 6 pm to 10 pm, guests and ship-owners will experience refined glamour and "Balearic vibrations", with evening cocktails, DJ set, dancers and percussionists. Drinks will be provided by the team of the exclusive Ibiza resort, and culinary delights will be by famous German chef, and Michelin starred, Johann Lafer.In addition, through the duration of the fair, Riva will be the star of an "outdoor show" taking place at the luxury commercial center Breuninger, where a fabulous model of Iseo will be showcased. The initiative, created by Poroli Special Yachts - exclusive Riva dealer for the German and Swiss territories - will display the 27-foot yacht accompanied by a wide screen showing the whole Riva series in all its majestic glory.Furthermore, in front of the main entry of the famous Mall of Düsseldorf in Konigsallee 2, there will be an exhibit of a 500 Riva, “The smallest yacht in the World”, the Fiat city car born of the partnership between the FCA Group and Riva.Premiering in Germany at BOOT 2017Ferretti Yachts 450This flybridge suggests the brand’s return to preside over the strategic zone between the 40 and 50 foot. The model was inspired by a family feeling and a connection to its “big sister”, Ferretti Yachts 550, one of the recent hits of the brand. Ferretti Yachts 450 is characterized by the geometry of the hull, the size of the volume, and the elegance and functionality of the interiors.Pershing 5XThe first model of "Generation X" Pershing is the new coupe of the fleet: always more advanced and always more filled with surprises. The letter X - aeronautical code referring to extreme performance and cutting-edge technological evolution - evokes the endless push to sail to new horizons at extreme speed. The pure lines, performance and uniqueness of the Pershing 5X have already conquered the public.RivamareThis new icon in style and design writes an exciting and splendid page in the 175 years of Riva history. The great first of the Sarnico shipyard is a gem of sinuous lines, precious material, unique details, and worthy heir to masterpieces such as Aquariva Super and, before that, Aquarama. This is a contemporary masterpiece.Ferretti Yachts 700Ferretti Yachts 700 is the evolution of one of the most recent successes of the historic brand of the Ferretti Group. The streamlined and aggressive profile is among the sportiest in the brand's history. The hull has been modified to welcome light and sea views thanks to large hull-shaped windows, three on each side, designed in the family style like the ones on the new 55 foot, without uprights and glued flush portholes.
The Riva coupé triumphed in the category Custom Yachts during the ceremony held at the London Boat Show.The Riva 76’ Perseo has won the first nautical award of 2017, confirming the supremacy of style, comfort and technology that has made it one of the biggest hits in Riva’s recent history. The setting of this triumph is the 2017 edition of “Motor Boat Awards”, organized by IPC Media, the British publisher of some of the most important international nautical magazines. The ceremony took place in London last Monday, 9th of January, during the Gala dinner organized at “The Rosewood Hotel”, in conjunction with the 63th edition of the London Boat Show which will run until the 15th of January, and to which Ferretti Group participates through its exclusive dealer Ventura UK. The Riva 76’ Perseo, characterized by a unique design and a deep sporting spirit, was awarded the prize in the Custom Yachts category. The Custom Line 108’ was In the same shortlist, reflecting the unanimous appreciation of the Ferretti Group models by the jury and industry professionals. The award has a particular value, as it is allocated on the basis of technical, aesthetic, innovative criteria, and only awarded after thorough performance tests and sea trials carried out by journalists and the publishing house, supported by engineers in shipyards. “This new victory in Great Britain, as part of an important trade show like the London Boat Show, is a great achievement” - says Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer of Ferretti Group.“This year, we triumphed with a yacht that has received prestigious awards and unanimous success since its debut at the 2015 Cannes Yachting Festival. With this new prize, the 76’ Perseo confirms itself as a true icon in the Riva coupe fleet. For us, then, to receive this award here has even more value because the United Kingdom, as well as a country of great tradition and nautical culture, is a strategic market in which Ferretti Group is proud to represent the Italian design excellence and industry.”Riva 76’ PerseoThe new coupe stems from the cooperation between Ferretti Group’s Product Strategy Committee, the Group’s Engineering Department, and designer Mauro Micheli, co-founder, together with Sergio Beretta, of Officina Italiana Design, the design firm that exclusively pencils Riva's entire fleet.It was born in the “family feeling” with the other models in the sporty range. At first glance the yacht reflects sportiness and elegance, thanks to the wise choice of hull and superstructure colors. The sporty look is further enhanced by the more than 430 square feet of glass surfaces. The large windows in the hull, used on both sides, is composed of two elliptical surfaces, which are connected to each other by the Riva logo, made of a material that has always distinguished the brand: polished stainless steel. The large sundeck is harmoniously integrated in the aerodynamic lines of the yacht and allows you to relax in privacy, as well as giving the opportunity to steer the yacht from a privileged position.
Ferretti Group si conferma ai vertici della nautica internazionale, e gruppo fra i più solidi del settore, chiudendo il 2016 con risultati straordinari.Il numero di yacht prodotti dai sette marchi del Gruppo raggiungerà, al 31 dicembre, le 148 unità, in crescita del 25% rispetto alle 117 imbarcazioni costruite nel 2015, che fu già anno record con un incremento di oltre il 20% rispetto al 2014. Il fatturato previsto per l’esercizio in corso sfiorerà i 500 milioni di euro.Questi dati, di molto superiori all’andamento del settore, confermano il valore della strategia industriale e commerciale del Gruppo, che ha previsto il lancio di ben 24 nuovi modelli in tre anni, con un investimento da parte degli Azionisti, Weichai Group e famiglia Ferrari, di oltre 50 milioni di euro in ricerca e sviluppo prodotto.Anche la nuova edizione del Global Order Book 2017, la classifica di riferimento dei 20 maggiori produttori di barche sopra i 24 metri, appena pubblicata dalla rivista americana ShowBoats International, certifica la crescita del Gruppo Ferretti, che ha scalato pure questa speciale graduatoria. Il Gruppo, in particolare, è risultato il primo per numero di progetti venduti e in costruzione, ben 71, con i brand Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva, Custom Line e CRN, e ha conquistato il secondo posto generale con oltre 2300 metri (7546 piedi) di super e mega yachts in costruzione.Analizzando la classifica l’Avvocato Alberto Galassi, Amministratore Delegato del Gruppo Ferretti, ha commentato: “È una ulteriore prova della bontà della nostra strategia, fatta di esclusività, innovazione e attenzione alle persone. Il Global Order Book di quest’anno riflette fedelmente l’incredibile crescita del Gruppo Ferretti. Una crescita reale e dimostrata dal fatturato e dall’utile conseguito. Non solo abbiamo scalato la graduatoria, con oltre 2300 metri di barche sopra i 24 metri vendute e in costruzione, ma siamo primi al mondo in assoluto per numero di progetti: 71. Questo grazie agli investimenti e all’impegno profuso dal Gruppo Ferretti in ricerca e sviluppo prodotti, per tutti i suoi brand e per ogni dimensione di scafo. Progetti realizzati sempre nei tempi previsti e diventati 148 prodotti d’eccellenza che primeggiano nei mercati di tutto il mondo. Merito della bellezza, della qualità, dello stile, delle soluzioni tecnologiche delle nostre barche e dell’affidabilità industriale e finanziaria del Gruppo Ferretti.”
The proceeds will support the Italian communities affected by the earthquake.A single unit in a "one off" edition by the iconic brand Riva, realized with Sir Elton John contribution and named after his latest single, was auctioned yesterday evening at the Yacht Club de Monaco. All proceeds will be donated to the Italian Civil Protection for immediate interventions in the areas affected by the earthquake.Ferretti Group has its own contribution to the territories of central Italy affected by the recent, terrible earthquakes. It does so with an extraordinary solidarity initiative, which stars the Riva brand, by auctioning a single, unique Aquariva Super, especially made in the exclusive "Blue Wonderful" color, chosen by Sir Elton John personally.The charity auction was announced by the artist and Alberto Galassi, CEO of the Group, during the Ferretti Group Private Preview last September 2nd in Monte Carlo."The center Italy was hit by a terrible earthquake that caused devastation to local communities, that are in serious trouble now - Sir Elton John stated. “As a friend of Ferretti Group and Riva owner, I am happy to support the Group's commitment in helping the populations of those regions acting solidarity.Ferretti Group decided to create and auction a special edition of the Aquariva Super called 'Blue Wonderful', to which I give my personal contribution. Our hearts go out to those who are still suffering and we are confident that the auction proceeds will contribute to comfort and help to those who need it most."The charity auction ended last night at the Yacht Club de Monaco during the Christmas cocktail organized by Monaco Boat Service, the exclusive Riva dealer for the Principality of Monaco and France.The Aquariva Super "Blue Wonderful", the only one with the color and interior elements selected with the contribution of the legendary British pop star and Officina Italiana Design - the studio that exclusively creates the design of the brand Riva -, went to a generous owner who asked to remain anonymous. The final and winning bid was an amount of 430,000 Euro plus tax. The proceeds will be donated to the Italian Civil Protection for immediate interventions to support communities of central Italy hit by the earthquake."As a symbol of Italian excellence in the yachting industry, we immediately felt the need to give our support to the areas hit hardest by the earthquake" - commented the Ferretti Group CEO, Alberto Galassi at the end of the splendid evening. "We decided to donate one of our most beautiful and iconic boats, the Aquariva Super, made even more exceptional by the creative genius of our friend, and Riva owner, Sir Elton John, who personally selected this version of ‘Blue Wonderful’ making this a unique and unrepeatable unit.The proceeds of this initiative will entirely go to the Italian Civil Protection, to support immediate relief projects and support reconstruction of one of the most beautiful areas of the country, the richest in culture, history and traditions. We chose the Aquariva Super because it is a symbol of Italy's extraordinary manufacturing expertise and unique capabilities that characterize the Riva brand and all of Ferretti Group. The yacht will have a special commemorative plaque to remember that this Aquariva ‘Blue Wonderful’ was donated by Ferretti Group to its country.”
New iconic open yacht of the yard of Sarnico debuts in Northern Europe, during "Masters of Lxry".The success of the Rivamare knows no boundaries. The new jewel of the Riva shipyard, unveiled in preview last summer on Lake Iseo, at the historic site of Sarnico, presented at the Cannes Yachting Festival and at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, is ready to thrill the Dutch public.The occasion is "Masters of LXRY 2016", a special showcase dedicated to the excellence in luxury around the world, held in Amsterdam from December 8 to 12: an exclusive collaboration with Lengers Yachts, the official dealer for Riva in the Netherlands and Belgium.At booth #25 of Lengers Yachts, the international audience can view the new open yacht up close: a masterpiece with sinuous lines, rich in precious materials, unique details and in the magnificent colour “Blue Sera”, the new iconic Riva and heir of models such as Aquariva Super and, before that, Aquarama."The Netherlands, inextricably linked to the sea and steeped in nautical culture, are a strategic hub to which Ferretti Group pays great attention, with the help of a historical partner as Lengers Yachts" - explains Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer of Ferretti Group."Masters of LXRY is a very prestigious setting, ideal to showcase the Rivamare, a boat that is the very essence of luxury, perfection and refinement, which already became iconic, and the market has decreed extraordinary success, with 16 units sold in less than 8 months. Being alongside big brands in this exhibition dedicated to luxury strengthens our leadership position in the industry and the role of Riva as a symbol of the nautical world. "Rivamare is the magnificent result of collaboration between Officina Italiana Design, the studio founded by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta which exclusively designs the entire fleet, the Product Strategy Committee and Engineering Department of Ferretti Group.After exhibiting at "Master of LXRY" the Rivamare continues his Northern European "tour", landing in Germany, to participate in one of the most important nautical events on the continent: BOOT in Dusseldorf, from January 21st to 29th , 2017.
In December Ferretti Group participates at four prestigious international boat shows in Hong Kong, China and Thailand. Numerous models of the Group’s brands will be displayed, amongst which several debuts in this market of growing strategic importance.For Ferretti Group, December marks a period of boat shows in Asia. In fact, the Group will display its magnificent fleet at four different occasions that will take place in some of the most interesting markets of the Asia Pacific. The first event is the International Boat Show, hosted in Hong Kong at the Marine Cove from today until the 4th of December. A carefully selected number of Riva and Ferretti Yachts models are available to the public. Like each year, Ferretti Group Asia Pacific participates in collaboration with its local dealer, Starship Yachts. This year the Riva 76’ Perseo is the main attraction as today is its official debut on the Asian market. Moreover, a number of successful yachts are displayed, such as the Aquariva Super and Riva 86’ Domino, Ferretti Yachts 870 Tai He Ban edition, and finally, Ferretti Yachts 550.Almost simultaneously, from the 3rd until the 5th of December, another boat show takes place on the island of Hainan. This enchanting location in Southern China will be the home of the prestigious Hainan Clearwater Bay Boat Show. Thanks to the assistance of our long-time Chinese dealer, Speedo Marine, Ferretti Group will showcase its fabulous Navetta 33 Crescendo, jewel of Custom Line’s displacement series.From the 8th until the 11th of December the same location will host Sanya China Rendez-Vous, a show with great tradition, dedicated to the world of luxury. Ferretti Group has participated since the first edition, in 2010, collaborating with Speedo Marine. The guests will have the opportunity to visit some of the most recent and best-selling models: Ferretti Yachts 550, Ferretti Yachts 650, Ferretti Yachts 870 Tai He Ban and the maxi yachts Custom Line 112’ and Custom Line 124’. The tour in Asia will come to its conclusion on Phuket, with the last boat show taking place from the 15th until the 18th of December. At the Thailand Boat Show Ferretti Group will participate with its local dealer, Lee Marine, displaying two flybridge yachts that need no further explanation: Ferretti Yachts 720 and Custom Line 112’.“Like last year, 2016 confirms our strong commitment towards Asia Pacific. We aim to impart high strategic value through participating at the main boat shows in this geographic area with a diversified and wide range of models on display. Each year, some of the most recent yachts enjoy significant interest thanks to their already successful presentation in America and Europe” - commented Stefano de Vivo, Ferretti Group Chief Commercial Officer.“Our team in Hong Kong and our strong Asian dealership network made it possible for Ferretti Group to become more and more the leading benchmark of Made in Italy yachts in Asia. In fact, we won our local clientele through the beauty of our vessels and uniqueness of our brands. We are extremely enthusiastic to meet passionate ship owners in Hong Kong, on Hainan and in Thailand. As a matter of fact, our teams are already committed to our goals for 2017 to further strengthen our position and success on this strategically important market.”
The two Ferretti Group brands are the protagonists of the final Formula 1 Grand Prix with an extraordinary fleet of yachts on display.Unique emotions and outstanding performance in the presence of the international jet set: this is the setting in which next Sunday, on the occasion of the last race of the season, the title of Formula 1 World Champion will be awarded. For the occasion, Ferretti Group will deploy, from 25th to 27th November, some of the masterpieces of the "Scuderia" Riva and Custom Line.These boats protagonists:• Iseo, Aquariva Super, 68’Ego Super, 76’ Perseo and 88’ Domino Super for Riva;• Navetta 28 and Navetta 33 Crescendo for Custom Line.In collaboration with Art Marine, official Riva dealer for Egypt, UAE, Qatar and Oman, the Group will showcase these Made in Italy jewels at the exclusive YAS Island Marina Formula 1 racetrack, making them available for visits and dedicated sea trials taking place during the entire racing weekend."We are honored to be present for the last, decisive race of the World Formula 1 Championship for the second consecutive year with Riva, proud to be official sponsor of the Scuderia Ferrari, and with two of the Custom Line masterpieces", commented Alberto Galassi, the Ferretti Group CEO."Style, sportiness and advanced technology are common values in both the automotive and yachting worlds, and the YAS Island Marina circuit is the ideal stage to showcase the iconic Riva models and the semi-displacement fleet Navetta Custom Line. In addition, the United Arab Emirates are for our Group a strategic area, full of great emotions and passionate selective owners, on the track and in the sea. We are glad to spend this roaring week end in Abu Dhabi that will be spectacular and memorable."The models Ferretti Group will exhibitRiva IseoA real must for lovers of the lake and the sea, thanks to the unique design and great handling, the Iseo is also perfect for anyone wishing to enhance their yacht with an exclusive tender with waterjet propulsion. In response to the growing demand for infotainment, it is the first yacht of its kind equipped with an entertainment system and GPS charts built for the Apple iPad platform.Riva Aquariva SuperThe Aquariva Super is characterized by soft and elegant lines, precious woods on deck worked artfully (mahogany inlaid with maple) and precious leather trimmings. Symbol of timeless charm, the Riva Aquariva Super quickly became a cult boat on all continents, just as had happened to the legendary Aquarama, an unparalleled dynasty style and elegance.Riva 68’ Ego Super68’ Ego Super presents new solutions for the interior and exterior layouts, making the yacht even more comfortable. An accurate, in-depth study of every detail and solution has accompanied the harmony of shape and elegance of volume of 68’ Ego Super. The astonishing results are fully in keeping with the Riva tradition, elegant and innovative.Riva 76’ PerseoFor Riva coupé yachts have always been synonymous with elegant design and sports. The 76’ Perseo, the last heir of this tradition, born from a line of other models in the sporty range and is the perfect extension of a fleet of authentic masterpieces in Riva’s recent production, including Ego Super and the 88' Domino Super. From the very first glance, it impresses with sportiness and elegance, thanks to the distinct choice of colors.The aggressive look is further enhanced by the more than 40 square meters of glass surfaces: the large windows in the hull, used on both sides, is composed of two elliptical surfaces are connected to each other by the Riva logo, made of polished stainless steel88’ Domino Super88 Domino 'Super offers extraordinary standards in terms of style, comfort and performance. The first impact is fascinating, thanks to the sleek and aerodynamic profile, further enhanced by the original hull color, the dark gray "London Grey" in contrast with the light gray "Moon Grey" superstructure.To this other important and new stylistic choices are added: the new sundeck that enhances the boat's sportiness offering additional comfort to the guests; the large windows in the hull, characterized by an aggressive design; the stern area, revisited, that complete sense of the yacht dynamism.Custom Line Navetta 28The Navetta 28 expresses for 100% the DNA of the brand and the series, which takes the form of "made to measure" maxi yachts and designed to travel long distances enjoying a wonderful living experience.Various innovative solutions inherited from its "sister" yacht, the Navetta 33 Crescendo flagship: the patented Dual Mode Transom, the completely revolutionized outdoor aft area offering enormous advantages in terms of convenience unique to Ferretti Group, safety and comfort, the great new and innovative hull windows installed for the first time on this model for the four guest cabins and an entertainment facility unmatched in the category.Custom Line Navetta 33 CrescendoNavetta 33 Crescendo made its mark for innovative design solutions in regards to volumes and functionality of the environments and perfectly expresses the ‘slow motion’ philosophy that characterizes the semi-displacement maxi yachts by Custom Line, conceived as 'villas on the sea'. Natural light illuminates the spacious interiors with large the windows that characterize the unmistakable profile of the yacht, even from the outside they are the defining element of the model. Even for the Navetta 33, as for the whole Custom Line range, a further plus is the wide possibilities of customization that allows the owner to decide essences, materials, fabrics and décor based on a rich variety of fine finishes and collaborations with some of the brands that represent the excellence of ‘Made in Italy.
The Submersible Hatch system, first implemented on the new Ferretti Yachts 850, was recognized as best in category for Innovative On Board Design Solution.The strong efforts in Research & Development allowed Ferretti Group to defeat its competitors once again, conquering a new prestigious prize to add to its important history.The Group won the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in the Innovative On Board Design Solution category, one of the eight competing areas of the prestigious event organized by METSTRADE and IBI (International Boating Industry) magazine. The ceremony took place in Amsterdam last Wednesday evening, during the Marine Equipment Trade Show.The prize, sponsored by FUSION, a leading company in the production of stereo systems, speakers, subwoofers and amplifiers designed specifically for the marine use, recognized Ferretti Group for its new float-in garage and stern opening system developed in collaboration with H + B Technics. The Submersible Hatch can be found on the new Ferretti Yachts 850. It allows the stern garage door to open and tilt down onto the beach area, creating a larger beach club at water level. Once the door is over the platform, it automatically aligns and then lowers diagonally under the water together with the central part of the platform. In this way, the garage is flooded to launch the tender and jet-ski. The platform can then be submerged to various depths, allowing guests to prepare for sea activities or simply relax in the water.This successful solution not only enhances the owners’ enjoyment of their boats but presents outstanding engineering and design elements. It has been registered as a patent of the Ferretti Group and will be featured on future model, starting with the new Riva 100’ Corsaro.This approach made it possible to implement several other technologically advanced and patented solutions, such as the Convertible Top on Riva 88’ Florida and 76’ Bahamas and the Dual Mode Transom (DMT) system, installed on board all the latest Custom Line maxi yacht.
On display six American debuts: Ferretti Yachts 850, Pershing 5X and new version of Pershing 74, Rivamare, Custom Line 108’ and Navetta 28.The “yachting capital of the world” hosts the 57th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. From November 3rd to 7th, the Bahia Mar face dock is transformed into a marvelous display for an exceptional array of Ferretti Group yachts, ranging from 27 to 108 feet.Among the 19 moored yachts are 6 American debuts starting from the amazing Custom Line 108’ and Navetta 28 making the Custom Line presence at the show bigger than ever. The showcase features the enormous Ferretti Yachts 850, the thrilling Pershing 5X and a restyled version of the Pershing 74. Last but not least, the highly awaited Rivamare, the new icon from Riva.In addition to these brand new six debuts, Ferretti Group is proud to exhibit:- Ferretti Yachts 550, Ferretti Yachts 650, Ferretti Yachts 700 and the Ferretti Yachts 750;- Pershing 62, Pershing 70 and the Pershing 92;- Iseo, Aquariva Super, Rivarama Super, 63' Virtus, 76’ Perseo and the 88' Florida by RivaThe Bahia Mar face dock allows immediate access to the open water and unrivalled views of the Ferretti Group yachts on display.“Ferretti Group has been present at all the major yachting events across the world. We were looking forward to coming back here ‘at home’ in Fort Lauderdale, where our amazing Corporate showroom may host 365-days a year our American clients in a permanent show”, stated Alberto Galassi, Ferretti Group CEO.“During the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show week our effort will ramp up to welcome customers, friends and guests in such a huge exposition. We’ll offer the chance to explore our large and extraordinary fleet and to experience first-hand and feel the various identities of each brand in the Ferretti Group portfolio. The six eagerly awaited yachts making their US debut reflect the great innovation achieved by our yachts and the Group’s actual success. They will undoubtedly play a large role in our continuous growth in the Americas.”Moreover, the sophisticated and cutting-edge design of the new Ferretti Group booth, where the customers will be hosted from Thursday 3rd to Monday 7th is in line with an important design philosophy that debuted for the first time in the US last February, at the Yachts Miami Beach.The new booth design has already received a nomination as Best Retail Marketing Initiative for the Boat Builder Awards 2016. It has a modern openness, that feels spacious at all times and welcomes natural light inside at all times.The lounge areas are “signed” by different colours and style concepts, which mark the uniqueness of each of the seven Ferretti Group brands.At the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Ferretti Group will partner with the prestigious Pommery champagne house while Pershing is continuing its 2016 partnership with Lamborghini, offering an extraordinary driving experience during the show.The US debuts at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat ShowFerretti Yachts 850The new luxurious Ferretti Yachts 850 transforms the unique livability and openness found in contemporary lofts to a life at sea. A luxurious flybridge that offers the experience of living in a loft surrounded by the sea, is the latest masterpiece in the nearly fifty-year history of a brand that has conquered all major international markets. With six units sold, the new yacht is already an extraordinary international success.Pershing 5XThe first model of the "Generation X" Pershing is the new coupe of the fleet: more and more advanced, more and more surprising. The letter X - aeronautical code referring to extreme performance and technological evolution - evokes that inexhaustible urge to discover new horizons at great speed. Lines, propulsion, performance and style of Pershing 5X have captivated audiences, with multiple units already sold.Pershing 74 new versionThe Pershing 74 restyling is the ninth new model that Ferretti Group has launched in 2016. Designers and architects of the Group’s Engineering Department worked hard to offer new decor solutions to match Owners feelings and personal tastes. Like Pershing 5X, the new Pershing 74 installs the new EASYDOCK system, developed jointly by Pershing and Top System as exclusive feature of the brandRivamareThe aesthetically classic, yet thoroughly modern Rivamare redefines elegance and plays the leading role in a new chapter in Riva’s more than 170-year history. The new open model from Sarnico is shaped by a retro profile with seemingly continuous lines that go from bow to stern. Traditional Riva elements like chrome and mahogany blend perfectly with modern materials like carbon fibre and stainless steel, to make it an instant, contemporary classic. The Rivamare can proudly join the ranks of true masterpieces like the Aquariva Super and Aquarama.Custom Line 108’The planing maxi yacht reaches the heights of excellence in yachting thanks to a skilful combination of distinctive features: a sporty spirit, a refined design, spacious volumes, cutting-edge technological solutions, and extremely refined interiors, tailor-made to the Owner's taste and requirements. Characterized by stylish finishes and original contrasts, further highlighted by exclusive furniture and the greatest possible care for details, the Custom Line 108’ embodies a new concept of luxury, with a truly ‘noble’ touch. The Custom Line 108’ is also fitted with the patented Dual Mode Transom device and the innovative ‘VOTIS’ (Videoworks One Touch Infotainment System) infotainment system.Custom Line Navetta 28The Custom Line Navetta 28 is defined by innovation and shaped by an exquisite design. Sleek, sporty lines and large glass surfaces are integral parts of the yacht’s appearance. It’s welcoming, yet modern interior, brought to life with the most luxurious furnishings and materials, reflects Custom Line’s identity, to even the smallest of details. This year, Custom Line celebrates its 20th anniversary: the arrival of Navetta 28 in Fort Lauderdale marks another milestone in brand’s successful history.
Model of the new Riva flybridge yacht took to the water in La Spezia, awaiting its world debut in Hong Kong. Last Wednesday, Riva launched the first 100’ Corsaro at its facility in La Spezia. The new model marks Riva’s return to the flybridge segment. The joint efforts of Officina Italiana Design, which exclusively designs the entire fleet of the brand, the Product Strategy Committee and Engineering Department of Ferretti Group, result in a combination of sportiness, safety, elegance and fine design that is complimented by the unmatched style of the most renowned shipyard in the world.The 100’ Corsaro instantly joins the ranks of other legendary Riva yachts. Its majestic size - 100 feet in length - blends perfectly with a sporty look that features a sleek, almost arrow shaped profile, along with dark metallic colors, and broad expanses of crystal glass. This maxi yacht will reach Hong Kong for its worldwide debut in early 2017. For the first time in the brand’s history, that spans more than a century and a half, a new Riva yacht will make its debut outside of Europe. This marks the start of a new chapter in Riva’s history. This first 100’ Corsaro features exclusive interior furnishings, selected by the owner himself, to compliment his own personal style, and fit the requirements for his intended use of the yacht.The festivities surrounding the launch of the first hull celebrated the immediate triumph of the new model. With the entire scheduled production of 2017 already sold old, it is clear the Riva 100’ Corsaro has attracted the interest of many, future owners and is already an incredible success.“We are proud to introduce this new, remarkable Riva. It has seduced owners around the world with its incredible look and fascinating stylistic details” - said Stefano De Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer of the Ferretti Group. “The majesty of the 100’ Corsaro has been enormously successful on important markets such as Asia Pacific, for which we have come up with specific solutions that suit the taste of our owners in those countries.We are also very excited, because the 100’ Corsaro will be the first Riva to make its international début in Hong Kong, where we decided to be directly present with a Group’s branch office a few years ago. It will be an unforgettable event in perfect harmony with a brand which has exported Italian expertise throughout the world for more than 170 years”.
At the 26th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, the Group exhibits Custom Line Navetta 37 and outlines the prospects for further development of the new Superyacht yard of Ancona.After the six world premieres presented at the Cannes Yachting Festival, Ferretti Group arrives at the Monaco Yacht Show to display its offer in the super and mega yacht segment.The attractions starred at the show are the models of the brands CRN, Riva, Pershing and Custom Line, which celebrates 20 years of history and success with the new Navetta 37, flagship of the semi-displacement fleet, on display in Monaco after having conquered the audience of the Cannes Yachting Festival.During the press conference that took place in the opening morning of the show, Mr. Alberto Galassi, CEO of Ferretti Group, illustrated, together with Commercial Director, Stefano de Vivo, the Group's development plan in the super and mega yacht segment, hosted in the yard of Ancona. The yard became, with a major investment on production capacity, the "Superyacht Yard" of the Ferretti and the new centre of excellence of Ferretti Group for the production of ships in composite and light alloy from 30 to 90 meters in length, and is destined to become one of the greatest production plants of this type in Europe."We believe in the potential of the segment of super and mega yachts. We have invested heavily in recent years to expand Riva’s and Pershing’s offer in this market and we are extending and completely renewing the Navetta fleet of Custom Line" – proudly explained the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Alberto Galassi.“Moreover, regarding CRN, we are obtaining a steady growth in revenues and we have expanded the range of naval platforms and design alternatives are all completely custom made. The commitment and resources devoted to the production plant in Ancona today allow us to give birth to the new "Superyachts Yard" of Ferretti Group that will represent the naval excellence of our Group in the field of super yachts, semi-displacement vessels and fully custom mega yachts: flagships of the Italian naval industry, synthesis of luxury, innovation and technology."The shipyard of Ancona, that gained a substantial know-how in over 50 years of history, is spread over an area of nearly 80,000 square meters, of which about 25,000 is covered. The marina has a width of 250 meters and is equipped with three large docks, two 100 and another 40 meters long ones, dedicated to the set-up and completion phase of vessels and mega yachts.This year already € 2,5 million have been allocated for the shipyard’s further development and the amount will reach 20 million euros by the end of 2020. This investment will fund the modernization of equipment already in use and the realization of new infrastructure on the ground and in the sea in order to further facilitate new models’ construction and the development of refitting activities.The Group’s super and mega yachts segment generated in 2015 an order intake around € 87 million, resulting in a year end forecast of strong growth, expected to reach € 201 million of order intake, of which more than half has been already acquired as of the 31st of August, 2016. As for the year of 2017, we expect to continue the progressive growth. In 2015, the yard in Ancona has achieved a production value of over € 61 million and we expect to close 2016 with a value of production twice that amount, approximately 132 million euros.During the press conference, in addition to the new Navetta 37, the evolution of the semi-displacement Custom Line fleet has been presented, through the introduction of the new Navetta 33 and the future flagship Navetta 42, currently in the early stages of construction at the "Superyacht Yard" of Ancona and to debut in 2018.The press conference ended with a major announcement for Pershing: the first unit of Pershing 140 has been sold. This event marks the debut of the coupe icon with great performance in the light alloy superyachts’ segment. The new model, under construction in Ancona, will be launched in 2018.Ferretti Group at the Monaco Yacht Show 2016Ferretti Group is present at the Monaco Yacht Show 2016 with two stands and one mega yacht on display:- Stand Ferretti Group: T Central Sybass Avenue N° QT1- Stand Custom Line: QL8, Jetée Lucciana; moored Navetta 37: L10Custom Line Navetta 37The new flagship of the semi-displacement series is the largest ever built model by Custom Line and is among the largest vessels on show in Cannes. The values of manoeuvrability, comfort, security and personalization - always in the DNA of Custom Line - are revealed in a revolutionary product of style, design and volumes, offering a top of the class model. A yacht of great success, thanks to the four units already sold, pays tribute to the twentieth anniversary of the brand, navigating it, at the same time, toward an even more brilliant future.
The new Riva convertible wins the award for “Best Exterior Design” in the 50-80 foot category.Yet another award is added to an already glittering list of awards, yet another yacht is set to expand the gallery of successes achieved by Riva, a nautical legend for over 170 years.At its world debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2016, 76’ Bahamas, the new model built at the Ferretti Group's shipyard in La Spezia, won the “World Yachts Trophies” award for “Best Exterior Design” in the 50 to 80 foot range category.The new convertible yacht has been created on the same hull platform of the 76’ Perseo coupe, and is fitted with the renowned “Convertible Top” system, the exclusive Ferretti Group patent first featured on the 88’ Florida.Joining the two best sellers, launched in September last year and both winners of the “World Yachts Trophies” 2015, is now the 76’ Bahamas, with a recognition that confirms the position achieved by Riva in recent years as a leader of innovation.The 76’ Bahamas - product of collaboration between Officina Italiana Design, the Ferretti Group’s Product Strategy Committee and its Engineering Department - combines the two souls of the open and coupe versions into a single model, offering a yacht of irresistible beauty featuring cutting-edge technology solutions. A masterpiece of nautical design that has already conquered the public and commentators alike.The “World Yachts Trophies”, organized by the French nautical magazine “Yachts France”, is the first contest in the new nautical year and the ideal occasion to celebrate all the new models and innovations exhibited by yacht builders on the French Riviera. The awards ceremony was held on the Plage of the Intercontinental Carlton Hotel as part of the closing events of the Cannes Yachting Festival, and was followed by the new yachts parade in front of the famous Croisette, where Riva chose to show its second new model at the world premiere on the French Riviera: the speedboat Rivamare, already a cult object for brand enthusiasts worldwide.
It is the second model with a dual soul, as both open and coupé.With the 76’ Bahamas the iconic Riva brand writes another page in the story of yachting. The art of yachting is enriched by a new masterpiece that brings together the charm of timeless design with the sophisticated pleasure of technological innovation.This is the idea behind the patented “C-Top” system, which enables a yacht to be transformed from open to coupé mode and vice versa. On the 76’ Bahamas, it effectively doubles the comfort and fun to be enjoyed on board.“Written into the 76’ Bahamas is Riva's current DNA: a perfect synthesis of history and tradition, of innovation and technology, of elegance and performance” says Alberto Galassi, Chief Executive Officer of the Ferretti Group. “The new convertible epitomises the synergy between excellence in yacht design and excellence in naval engineering that has produced a super sports boat. With graceful lines and rich in technical features, it is built using cutting-edge materials and sails like a dream. Owners will enjoy an unforgettable experience thanks to the sophisticated Mediterranean lifestyle offered by this yacht.”The new model is a further step in the evolutionary path that led to the launch, in May 2015, of the 88’ Domino Super and 88’ Florida, the coupé and convertible yachts born of the same design tradition and guided by a similar spirit. In just over a year these models have won the hearts of Riva enthusiasts around the world. On the strength of these successes Riva announces the 76’ Bahamas, a brilliant way to close the circle of a pioneering and winning vision.The outcome of a collaborative project between Officina Italiana Design - the studio founded and headed by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta - the Group's Product Strategy Committee and Marketing Department, as well as the Ferretti Group Engineering Department, the yacht is based on the technical platform of the 76’ Perseo, Riva’s much-desired coupé model.The aerodynamic profile of the hull, in Shark Grey with contrasting detailing in Bright Black, features generous hull glazing intersected by the Riva logo in chrome-plated steel.The engine room is a carry-over from the coupé, as is the layout of the crew cabin, accessed from the cockpit through a compartment built into the sofa on the left. The hatch, the tender launching/landing systems, and the moving features of the beach platform, create a perfect area both technically and for sheer enjoyment.The layout of the cockpit and helm station, the design of the master suite and lower deck living space, as well as the entire interior styling, have been custom designed for the new convertible.The spacious cockpit is fitted with a sun pad overlooking the beach platform, and a chaise longue and sofa adjacent to the side companionways. The salon, sheltered behind the windscreen of double-curved laminated glass and polished stainless steel, is the dominant feature on the main deck.The dining area, situated on the starboard side, is furnished with an L-shaped sofa and a table that seat 8 comfortably.There is a cabinet on the left, featuring a sink, grill, refrigerator and ice-maker, and a dormeuse deckchair looking out over the stern. The locker underneath houses a practical drawer in teak fitted with two baskets for separate waste collection. Upon request, the unit can be fitted with a retractable TV and a fridge.The helm station and instrument console extends to starboard. The pilot and co-pilot seats are flanked by a third seat as well as the sliding hatch leading to the lower deck. These seats, custom designed for the new Riva models by Officina Italiana Design, are fitted onto a fibreglass body and fixed to a stainless steel “bridge”, whose particular shape gives a touch of lightness to the overall aesthetic design.On the lower deck, a full-beam master suite is outfitted with a forward facing double bed and a cabinet to starboard complete with an en suite bathroom subdivided into three areas. In the master lobby, there is a washer-dryer housed inside a practical storage space. On the opposite side, a spacious locker provides extra on-board storage space.The lounge area features an L-shaped sofa and a glass-topped dining table with steel base. Behind it, there are several storage compartments housing, among other things, audio equipment. The TV screen is positioned in a mirror-panelled bulkhead.The interior décor enhances the yacht's Mediterranean character: its essence is rift-cut white veneer, embellished with obsidian varnish and leather trim. Stainless steel gives a final touch to the overall style of the 76’ Bahamas design, with its stunning combinations of materials and light and dark colour contrasts, a hallmark of the Riva style. The worktops and floors of the galley and bathrooms are in Corian - or marble, on request.THE NEW “C-TOP”The aerodynamic roof is made of carbon fibre , a material chosen for its light weight and technical characteristics. The folding mechanism is operated by twin pairs of carbon fibre struts with a polished carbon look finish. When lifted up from the forward cowling, the roof positions itself and hooks onto the windscreen and carbon fibre roll bar in coupé mode, revealing a spacious dinette in the bow. The housing space for the various antennas and satellite systems is built into the roll bar, which also features a striking central “fin” with the stainless steel mast for the navigation lights and antennae fitted around it.Carbon fibre is also the chosen material for the side covers protecting the retraction compartments for the struts. The electric locking system of the roof, windscreen and roll bar automatically activates once the roof is positioned over the cockpit, thereby completing the normal opening-closing sequence. Based on initial testing the entire movement is completed in approximately 90 seconds (preliminary data).ENGINES AND PERFORMANCE76’ Bahamas is equipped with a pair of centreline V drive MAN V12 engines, 1,550 MPH each, the same propulsion choice made for 76’ Perseo, with VIM adjustable-pitch propellers. With these engines it is possible to reach a maximum speed of 32 knots and a cruising speed of 28 knots (preliminary data). Yacht owners can also opt for a pair of MAN V12 engines, 1,800 MPH each, boosting performance to a maximum speed of 37 knots and a cruising speed of 32 knots (preliminary data). A Seakeeper NG16 can be fitted on request, to provide maximum comfort when at anchor.
With the largest fleet of the show, presenting the greatest number of world premiers, 6 new models from 12 to 37 meters. The Group announces order intakes in line with the budget and steady profitsCannes, 6th of September, 2016 - Ferretti Group inaugurates the 2016 - 2017 season at the 39th edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival with its fleet of 22 yachts from 8 to 37 meters, amongst which presenting to the public 6 world premieres of Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva and Custom Line brands:- Yachts Ferretti 450 and Ferretti Yachts 850;- Pershing 5X;- Rivamare and the convertible 76’ Bahamas for the brand Riva;- Navetta 37, the Group’s flagship and the largest semi-displacement boat ever built by Custom Line.The boat show in Cannes, the season’s first major international event for the entire yachting industry, was opened with the annual press conference held by the Group, a tradition held year after year. Mr. Alberto Galassi, CEO of Ferretti Group, together with the Chief Commercial Officer of the Group, Stefano de Vivo, presented the main results achieved by the Group during the first eight months of 2016, confirming its global strategy for growth and investment."This year our group is a key player at the Yachting Show in France as a star, with 6 world premieres among open, coupe, flybridge and maxi yachts, confirming that our three-year plan for development and the launch of new products is continuing as planned" - said Mr. Alberto Galassi."These new models, along with all the other ones on display, form an unrivalled fleet of 22 yachts between 8 and 37 meters.Moreover, we can announce a brilliant economic performance that in many ways exceeded expectation. These achievements make us very pleased with all the work that has been done. In particular, the first eight months of 2016 are characterized by an order intake in line with our objectives and stable positive economic results."From a commercial point of view, as of the 31st of August 2016, Ferretti Group recorded a consolidated order intake of 217 million euros for its serial brands, in line with the budget forecasts for the current year.The Group expects to close 2016 with a total order intake of € 394 million, thus with an increase of 6.2% compared to 2015.In the first eight months of the year Ferretti Group continued its further market penetration internationally. In terms of consolidated order intake divided by geographies, as of the 31st of August 2016, the area including Europe, the Middle East and Africa accounted for 48% of new orders, while the Americas for 34% and the Asia Pacific markets for 18%.The success of our commercial strategy and the continuous improvement in terms of efficiency and productivity at each of the Group's construction sites has led, after the first 8 months of the year, to achieve consolidated revenues of 314 million euros, compared to the 250 million as of the 31st of August, 2015.The EBITDA, as of the 31st of August 2016, reached 34.7 million euros, which is an extremely positive result compared to the breakeven obtained 12 months ago.These achievements lead to a firmly positive profit after tax in 2016, reaching 10.5 million as of August 31st, 2016, compared to a loss of 16.9 million recorded last year in the same period.Ferretti Group is located at the exhibition area Espace Riviera PALAIS055 Jetee 011 and at the Super Yacht Extention SYE191, and SYE030, where the Custom Line maxi yachts are moored. The pier JAE North visitors can admire the Ferretti Yachts, Mochi Craft and Riva fleet, while the South Pier JAE hosts the Pershing and Itama yachts.In addition to the six world premieres, the fleet consists of:- Ferretti Yachts 550, Ferretti Yachts 650, Ferretti Yachts 700 and the Ferretti Yachts 960 flagship;- Pershing 62, Pershing 70, Pershing 82 and the maxi coupe Pershing 108;- Itama 62';- Iseo, Aquariva Super, 63 'Virtus, 88' Florida and 88' Domino Super of Riva;- Dolphin 74' of Mochi Craft;- Navetta 28 of Custom Line.Ferretti Group, for the duration of the entire show will be joined by its prestigious partners, stars of several initiatives during the days of the exhibition.The car manufacturer Lamborghini alongside the Pershing brand will provide exclusive test drives of two latest generation racing cars, such as Huracan Coupe and Huracan Spyder, available for tests with departure from the Majestic Barrière, one of the most fabulous hotels on the Croisette.Veuve Clicquot will be the official champagne of the Group throughout the boat show, while The Luxury Collection, the most exclusive “Collection” of hotel chain Starwood will be Ferretti Group’s unique partner at the soirée during the Late Opening Night of the Yachting Cannes Festival, scheduled for Friday, 9th of September, taking care of the entire food & beverage stand of the Group.Boutsen Design created the entire soft decor on board of all the exhibited Ferretti Group yachts in Cannes, while Poltrona Frau presents its art pieces of the "Atelieur" line, displayed on board of the Pershing and Custom Line models.Dr. Vranjes with his famous fragrances will provide the fascinating olfactory background of the stand and the yachts, while the Dyson design fans will be refreshing our guests during their visit at Ferretti Group. Last, but not least, the confectionery laboratory; Agrimontana will serve its delicious homemade ice cream to the visitors of the stand.The six Ferretti Group world premier models at the 39th edition of Cannes Yachting FestivalFerretti Yachts 850A luxurious flybridge that offers the experience of living in a loft surrounded by the sea, is the latest masterpiece in the nearly fifty-year history of a brand that has conquered all major international markets. With four units sold, the new yacht is already an extraordinary international success.Ferretti Yachts 450It is the model with which the brand returns to dominate the yachts of strategic importance with size between 40 and 50 feet. This flybridge is distinguished by the hull geometry, the amplitude of the volumes, elegance and functionality in setting the interior by enhancing a family feeling with the "big brother" Ferretti Yachts 550, one of the biggest recent successes of the brand.RivamareNew icon of style and design that once again redefines the rules of timeless elegance and writes a new page in the more than 170 years of Riva history. The new open model from Sarnico, with already 8 units sold in less than three months, is a gem with sinuous lines, precious materials and unique details, a worthy heir of masterpieces like Aquariva Super and, before that, Aquarama. A contemporary masterpiece.76’ BahamasThe new "convertible" Riva yacht inspires from the coupe platform of 76 'Perseus "Convertible Top" technology, Ferretti Group exclusive patent presented for the first time on 88' Florida. 76 'Bahamas has the DNA of a modern Riva: a synthesis of tradition and innovation, elegance and performance. The Mediterranean style of the interior offers also an unforgettable yachting experience.Pershing 5XThe first model of the "Generation X" Pershing is the new coupe of the fleet: more and more advanced, more and more surprising. The letter X - aeronautical code referring to extreme performance and technological evolution - evokes that inexhaustible urge to discover new horizons at great speed. Lines, propulsion, performance and style of Pershing 5X have captivated audiences in no time, with six units already sold.Navetta 37The new flagship of the semi-displacement series is the largest ever built model by Custom Line and is among the largest vessels on show in Cannes. The values of manoeuvrability, comfort, security and personalization - always in the DNA of Custom Line - are revealed in a revolutionary product of style, design and volumes, offering a top of the class model. A yacht of great success, thanks to the four units already sold, pays tribute to the twentieth anniversary of the brand, navigating it, at the same time, toward an even more brilliant future.
- The show, a co-production between Ferretti Group and the Yacht Club de Monaco, featured Sir Elton John performing his greatest hits on his legendary piano;- The concert opened the Private Preview weekend, the unmissable event during which Ferretti Group presented its whole fleet, including six world première models, effectively kicking-off the big luxury yacht meetings with the Cannes Yachting Festival - starting on 6th September - and the highlight being the Monaco Yacht Show (28th September - 1st October) bringing together the largest yachts in the world.Monaco, 3rd September 2016 - Ferretti Group and the Yacht Club de Monaco brought to life a memorable event on September 2nd, illuminating the “magnificent blue” of the Monte Carlo night.The “Blue Wonderful” event featured a private concert by Sir Elton John which took place in the extraordinary setting of the YCM Marina surrounded by 30 yachts, representing all brands of the Ferretti Group. Sir Elton John entertained international guests with his solo piano concert performing his most celebrated songs like "Candle in the wind", "Rocket Man", "Daniel", "Bennie and the Jets", "Crocodile Rock", "Circle of Life", "Your song" and some hits of his last album “Wonderful Crazy Night” amongst which the opening song “Blue Wonderful”.After an hour and a half of playing the British star received rapturous applause from the 1,000-plus guests assembled on Quai Louis II and from the terraces of the Yacht Club, a building designed and built by his compatriot, Sir Norman Foster.He left the stage for the sea aboard his Riva, to a resounding salute as all the yachts in the Yacht Club’s Marina sounded their horns, a fitting tribute for someone who is passionate about yachts. “Blue Wonderful” marked the opening of “Private Preview” gathering, an annual opportunity for Ferretti Group boat owners in Monte-Carlo to visit and try out new boats in the fleet which this year included six world premières: Ferretti Yachts 850, Ferretti Yachts 450, Pershing 5X, Rivamare, 76’ Bahamas and Custom Line Navetta 37.Alberto Galassi, Ferretti Group Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Extraordinary music and the most beautiful boats on Earth together for a magic event, thanks to a unique legend of music that opened an amazing weekend filled with many previews. Sir Elton John’s concert was an incredible experience, a breath-taking night that we offered to our clients while awaiting them to visit us again during the upcoming yachting festivals in Cannes, Monaco and Fort Lauderdale.”The Yacht Club de de Monaco General Secretary, Bernard d’Alessandri, was particularly delighted: “In line with our mission to bring life to the harbour and offer moorings for superyacht owners, it has been a great pleasure working with a prestigious company like the Ferretti Group and to welcome owners from all over the world for this unique event.Through our La Belle Classe label, the Yacht Club and the Principality in general, is establishing itself as an inimitable destination for international Yachting.”
“The conception, design and construction of the new and remarkable Rivamare has been a very exciting experience for us” - comments Mr. Alberto Galassi, Chief Executive Officer of the Ferretti Group. "A masterpiece created in our magnificent, completely renovated boatyard in Sarnico, with a production line exclusively dedicated to the new model, taking forward Carlo Riva's dream to always build the most beautiful boat.The new speedboat is the worthy successor of masterworks like Aquariva Super and, before that, Aquarama: it combines the style and charm of these legendary models with the most cutting edge technologies, and offers the greatest care for every detail, together with a level of comfort and spaces never seen before in boats of this size.Rivamare is a leap into the future, forged in the Riva tradition: a motorboat born to be memorable.”EXTERNAL DESIGNBorn from the collaboration between Officina Italiana Design, the firm headed by Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta, sole designers of the entire Riva fleet, the Ferretti Group Engineering Department and Strategic Product Committee, Rivamare is 11.88 metres (39 ft) long, with a full beam of 3.5 metres (11.6 ft).With its sinuous and sleek lines, the new model looks seductive and sporty as soon as you set your eyes on it. Proposed by in Ice White gel coat, Rivamare is available in all the colours of the Riva range, including in stunning London Grey, the exclusive metallic version much-loved by Riva owners.Its side view reveals the striking angles of the keel and bow, ready to fly across the water.Fitted at the sides of the anchor and stainless steel prow is a pair of night-time mooring lights: this is just one of the many details borrowed from previous models and a tribute to the Riva tradition.The boat’s profile has a distinctive double-curved laminated crystal window at the level of the cabin. The most eye-catching feature on the deck is the windscreen, consisting of 5 double-curved laminated crystal glass sections set in a stainless steel frame, fitted with a rail for the cockpit cover.The deck, in gloss varnished mahogany panelling, is enhanced by a central glass pane - set in a stainless steel frame - that boosts the natural light in the interiors.A striking feature at the centre of the deck is the casing in chrome plated aluminium alloy supporting the signal horn, yet another stylistic element inherited from the Sarnico boatyard tradition.This magnificent object, with its timeless look, completed by a mahogany shaft for hanging the Riva banner, is reminiscent of the fittings found on the speedboats of the past and is bound to become the distinctive hallmark of the new model. At the stern, both bulwarks feature striking grilles in polished stainless steel: a choice of style that displays a family feeling with the most recent coupés, like 76’ Perseo.EXTERIOR DESIGNThe stern features a major innovation, offering the luxury of a beach area.The hatch, with inbuilt mahogany steps, in fact swings open to reveal a large surface. Using the inclination of the stern and the level surface of the beach area, two specially designed ergonomic sun pads can be positioned over the hatch, offering the opportunity to experience the sea in a unique style.With the hatch still open, more steps appear, complete with two storage compartments at the sides.Upon request, the compartment on the starboard side can be enlarged in order to store a Seabob.The beach platform is completed by the fender bar with a mahogany top. The stainless steel boarding ladder is housed beside the hatch. An underwater lighting system can be installed upon request. Past the two sundecks separated by a central walkway, we reach the cockpit.It is furnished with a large C-shaped sofa set around the folding table in mahogany and stainless steel. This space, featuring numerous technical compartments as well as storage compartments for guests, can be protected by a retractable electro-hydraulic bimini top.Situated behind the helm station are two furniture units which, in addition to holding the structure of the pilot and co-pilot seats, can also be used as a cocktail preparation area. Both have an upper hatch with a mahogany top and stainless steel frame. Inside them, we find a washbasin, a Corian cutting board, a pull-out drawer for the bar set and glasses and a drawer refrigerator in the left hand cabinet, and in the unit on the starboard side an ice dispenser as well as two useful baskets for separate waste collection.The pilothouse design draws inspiration from the driver's cabin in sports cars: the entire control panel is in carbon fibre with the frame lined in technical fabric. In addition to two handle bars in polished stainless steel and mahogany, it is embellished by other rich details, including the name of the model and serial number, both in chrome plated steel.The helm station is worthy of a yacht: as well as the pilot and co-pilot seats, there is a third seat on the starboard side. Custom-designed for Rivamare by Officina Italiana Design, these seats feature a boat-coloured frame, upholstery in technical fabric and other refined details also found in the most recent Riva models.Finally, on the left side of the windscreen is once again the search light, a hallmark of the Aquarama and Aquariva Super models, showing the close continuity between Rivamare and these past and present icons.INTERIOR DESIGNIn terms of the use of interior spaces, the engineers and designers have created a masterpiece: a luxurious open space consisting of a kitchen, a bathroom with separate shower, and a living area in the bow that converts into a double bed.Moreover, two of the three steps leading down from the cockpit fold back towards the stern and align with the top step, so that the whole area can be used to the best advantage. The standard wood finish proposed by the boatyard is rift cut white veneer, but the first six boats have been realized in gloss varnished mahogany in order to celebrate this unique event.The kitchen has a Corian worktop, a sink, a refrigerator and a microwave oven. An ice maker can be added on request. Wall cabinets with leather-lined doors complete the interior design of an elegant and functional kitchen.Two skylights, in the kitchen and bathroom ceilings respectively, provide perfect air circulation.Crockery, glasses and the coffee maker are stored in a tall cabinet with pull-out mahogany shelves, positioned opposite the kitchen. Situated in the lower compartment is the boat's electrical switchboard.The design of the dinette is dominated by a large sofa moulded around the shape of the bow. Stored inside a central locker is a pull-out board which turns it into a double bed. A TV can be installed on the bulkhead of the bow upon request. To complete the furnishings, it is possible to add an instant refrigerator for Magnum bottles, hidden by a top, while the double blind - daytime and blackout - provides a screen over the large skylight.The entire lighting system, run on LED lights, is controlled through chrome-plated switch covers, personalized with the Riva logo.There are also plenty of lockers, finished in polished fibreglass, located in the bilges.CUTTING-EDGE PROPULSION SYSTEMS, ENHANCED PERFORMANCE AND ADVANCED FUNCTIONSRivamare is equipped with a pair of D6 400 DPH Volvo Penta engines (stern driven propulsion), each generating 400 Mhp at 3,500 rpm, with integrated trim control provided by a stern drive and interceptor management system. In terms of performance, the boat can reach a cruising speed of 31 knots and a maximum speed of 40 knots (preliminary data). The integrated control system, inclusive of Joystick and docking mode functions, makes it extremely easy to manoeuvre in narrow waters, as in sideways-mooring for example, thanks to the movement achieved by the combined use of the propellers. The driving mode function, available on request, enables Rivamare to be piloted exclusively through the joystick. The advanced autotrim function optimizes the trim while accelerating and steering, with combined action on the stern drives and interceptors.The interface is a 7 inch or - on request - up to 16 inch 16:9 display touch screen, which operates alongside the traditional analogue instrumentation, combining the engine monitoring and navigation functions.Performance also means comfort: upon request, it is possible to install an air-conditioning system in the lower deck and helm station and, for the first time on a boat this size, a Seakeeper NG5 stabiliser to minimize rolling motion when at anchor.
Ferretti Group signed a dealership agreement that concerns the Caucasus region and ensures exclusive marketing rights for the brands of Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama, Riva and Custom Line.Forlì (Italy), 16th of June, 2016 - Ferretti Group aims towards the continuous expansion and development of strategically important foreign markets through entering the region of the Caucasus thanks to the agreement signed with Caucasus Yachts, part of Euro Marina Group that is a pioneer in the yachting industry in this geographic area. The dealership covers the Georgian territory and offers exclusive distribution rights to sell Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama, Riva and Custom Line branded vessels.Caucasus Yachts headquartered in Tbilisi, Georgia, is part of Euro Marine Group, a division of UGT Group. UGT Group has a pivotal role in the business community of Georgia being one of the most important holding companies not only in the country but in the region, too.Moreover, Caucasus Yachts is the only organization specialized in the distribution of yachts in Georgia. It enjoys the support of Euro Marine Group that offers its crew and vessel management services, refit services, and fractional ownership options to clients worldwide.This agreement is in line with Ferretti Group’s strategy to strengthen commercial expansion on a global scale. Indeed, this cooperation will allow the Group to further grow its selected distribution network, which counts around 60 international dealers worldwide that guarantee their customers the highest level of support in over 80 countries.The dealership agreement will be officially presented to the press on the 16th of June in Tbilisi, at the Marriott Hotel followed by a private event that evening at the Funicular Lounge Bar, an exceptional club that is part of one of the most prestigious entertainment complexes of the country’s capital. At the encounter the Group will be represented by Mr. Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer of Ferretti Group, while the representatives of Caucasus Yachts and UGT are Mr. George Chirakadze, President of UGT Group, Mr. Craig Bonnett, Executive Director of Caucasus Yachts and Ms. Inga Kupatadze, Managing Director of Caucasus Yachts.“We are glad to expand in Eastern Europe and in particular in Georgia, a country that holds a peculiar importance in an area characterized by fast economic growth, commented Mr. Stefano de Vivo.“The excellence of our yachts will be certainly appreciated in a country like Georgia that is accustomed to beauty. We highly appreciate the possibility of working with a group like Caucasus Yachts that is part of Euro Marine and UGT Group, companies with a strong economic position in this country. Through the agreement with the most important player in this market, Ferretti Group will be able to build close relationship with the ship owners of this market.”
The Group participates with six brands in an exclusive week-long celebrationMilan, 12 May 2016 - From 16 to 22 May, Ferretti Group will be absolute protagonist, with a full six brands, of MonteNapoleone Yacht Club 2016, the event that for the second consecutive year will celebrate partnerships between the most important shipyards and the world of fashion and luxury.Organized by Associazione MonteNapoleone and sponsored by the City of Milan, the event aims to enhance the bond between these two areas of excellence by presenting them “on the runway” together for an entire week on Via Montenapoleone.In addition to Riva and CRN, which participated to the first edition in 2015, this year Ferretti Group will bring Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama, and Custom Line. Each brand will be paired with a famous name in fashion, jewellery, accessories, or watchmaking. Ferretti Yachts and CRN join forces with Piaget and Audemars Piguet, respectively; Pershing teams up with Montblanc; Itama pairs with Italia Independent; and Custom Line and Riva will be linked with Etro and Larusmiani.“As the standard-bearer for Made in Italy yacht-building, we were truly enthusiastic to be part of this second edition of MonteNapoleone Yacht Club,” commented Alberto Galassi, Ferretti Group CEO.“Our decision to attend with six of the group’s brands underscores the particular affinity we feel for this event, as we fully recognize its values. The love of beauty, the care and dedication given to both the product and the customer are something we share with our partners and are what guide us day by day in creating unique yachts, icons of the sea that are admired worldwide.”From Monday 16 through Sunday 22, guests of the six boutiques will get a close-up look of the latest from Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama, Riva, CRN and Custom Line, through exhibitions and installations created especially for the event.Scale models of the yachts will be on display in the windows, display cases, and sitting areas of the boutiques alongside the products of our partner companies. Starting in the late afternoon of Wednesday 18 May, the entire Via Montenapoleone will come alive with the exclusive invitation-only cocktail party, creating a choral celebration of this partnership between two worlds of elite luxury, excellence, and style.FERRETTI YACHTSThe historic brand of flybridge yachts, with a fleet ranging from 14 to 29 metres (45-96 feet), will team up with Piaget, the Swiss maker of luxury watches and jewellery. Both in the boutique and on the rooftop terrace overlooking Via Verri, guests will have the opportunity to admire the beauty of the models showcased by Ferretti Yachts, and the mechanical perfection of the watches and the elegance of the jewellery crafted by Piaget. They will discover two souls joined by a common design philosophy based on meticulous attention to detail and the utmost satisfaction of their customers, who are loyal to the enduring reliability of these two inimitable brands.PERSHINGThe super-sporty nature of Pershing, the benchmark brand in the production of high performance coupés from 14 to 43 metres (54-140 feet), joins forces with Montblanc, synonymous worldwide with the most celebrated writing instruments, as well as watches, jewellery, and leather goods. What they share is an unrivalled blending of aesthetics and performance, the result of constant cutting-edge research. In particular, Pershing DNA, always innovative in its use of advanced technologies and materials such as carbon fibre, will be on display alongside an exclusive showing of Montblanc’s new Extreme Collection, made using a patented high-performance leather.ITAMAThe Mediterranean soul of Itama, the Italian shipyard producing open yachts from 14 to 24 metres (45-75 feet), known worldwide for the unmistakable style of their hulls, is mirrored in the creative spirit of Italia Independent, an eyewear brand established in 2007 by Lapo Elkann, Andrea Tessitore, and Giovanni Accongiagioco. For the occasion of MonteNapoleone Yacht Club, this brand of creativity and style will partner with Itama.RIVAThe timeless style and elegance of Riva, a nautical legend with its 174 years of history and a fleet ranging from 8 to over 90 metres, composed of open, coupé, and flybridge models, along with the new steel and aluminium superyachts, makes a perfect match with the craftsmanship of Larusmiani, the historic Italian luxury apparel and tailoring house. An ideal pairing between two icons in perfect balance between classic and contemporary, joining tradition and innovation based on a passion for the product that is the true essence of Made in Italy. The boutique on the corner of Via Montenapoleone and Via Verri will be transformed into a “Riva Lounge” set up exclusively – and for the first time in Milan – through 9 June, on the second floor of the Larusmiani Concept Boutique. On display: scale reproductions of the most recent yachts, two magnificent photography exhibitions, and a splendid wooden Racer, the oldest example of a Riva in existence, built in the first half of the last century. This is the emblem of one of the most legendary epochs of the brand, evoked in the book Riva Corsa - The Origin of the Myth, available in preview during the MonteNapoleone Yacht Club event. The cocktail party on Wednesday 18 will be organized by the Gritti Palace, the well-known Venice hotel where the first Riva Lounge was inaugurated last year, featuring a view over the Grand Canal.CRNThe uniqueness of CRN, the yard that builds steel and aluminium mega yachts from 50 to 90 metres, characterized by the quest for completely customized design solutions, is a perfect match with Audemars Piguet, the oldest Swiss watch manufacturer, still run by the founding families. Two parallel paths with a wealth of insights that together have contributed to writing exquisitely beautiful pages in the history of international style excellence, making these two companies true trendsetters in their respective industries. A variety of objects related to seagoing navigation, including some historical pieces, will be on display in the Audemars Piguet boutique. In the windows and inside the shop, guests will be able to admire a number of scale models of the yachts built in the Ancona-based yard.CUSTOM LINECustom Line is renowned worldwide for its fleet of planing and semi-planing yachts from 28 to 42 metres, featuring totally customized furnishings and outfittings, all tailored to the owner’s tastes. The elegant design and exquisite materials typical of Custom Line are echoed by Etro, where the New Tradition concept is expressed through the combination of artisan craftsmanship and creative experimentation.
Portorož, 6th May 2016 – Riva 76’ Perseo, the latest coupé launched last September, has been declared the Adriatic Boat of the Year during the 21st edition of “Internautica”, one of the main shows in Europe currently underway in the enchanting location of Portorož Marina in Slovenia, until Sunday 8th May.The award ceremony took place on the opening day, Wednesday 4th.The Riva 76’ Perseo, with its unmistakeable design and extremely sporty personality, was named as the winner of the Motor Yacht over 61 feet category.The shortlist of nominees included the new Ferretti Yachts 700 too, proving the unanimous popularity of the models that Ferretti Group has presented in the recent months.This success is a repeat performance of the Group’s 2015 win. Last year, it was Navetta 28, the maxi semi-planing yacht by Custom Line, that won the Adriatic Boat Show of the Year.“We are proud to be among the winners for the second year in a row at this boat show, one of most important for the local market in Slovenia and for Europe as a whole - commented Stefano De Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer at Ferretti Group. “After its successful debut at Cannes last September, this new award is emphasising the 76’ Perseo’s status as a new icon in Riva’s coupé fleet, with a perfect mixture of the brand’s traditional styling and the latest design trends. We are also pleased with the very positive reception by our international clientele, in Europe as well as America and Japan, where the first 76’ Perseo was sold.”Ferretti Group is attending “Internautica” with its exclusive dealer MennYacht, displaying for the first time in Slovenia the Ferretti Yachts 960, the brand’s flagship, as well as the Pershing 70 in addition to other popular yachts by the Group, including the Pershing 56, Pershing 64, Pershing 80 and the Rivarama Super.RIVA 76’ PERSEOThe new coupé yacht retains the family feeling common to the other models in the sports range and is the ideal extension of a fleet of genuine masterpieces in the recent production by Riva.The yacht’s sporty and elegant looks win you over from first glance, also thanks to the choice of colours.Its sporty look is also enhanced by over 40 m2 of glazing: the large windows in both bulwarks of the hull are two elliptical shapes that are almost touching each other, linked by the Riva logo in one of the materials that has always been a hallmark of this famous brand, hi-gloss stainless steel.The lateral glazing on the main deck is also “cut through” by a lifeline fitted to the ends of the superstructure: this solution highlights the dynamic personality of the profile and the dimensions of the glazing benefitting the main lounge, as well as being a useful support along the outer walkways.The generous windscreen is supported by a central pillar and has been maximised specifically to offer the captain the best and widest view.The generous sun deck is integrated gracefully into the yacht’s aerodynamic lines and is an ideal space for relaxing in total privacy, as well as making steering possible from a privileged position.
Milan, 28th of April, 2016 - Ferretti Group presented its higher than expected results as of the 31st of December, 2015 today in Milan. Moreover, the Group also announced the entry of F Investments S.A., a holding controlled by the Ferrari family, into the share capital of Ferretti International Holding S.p.A. by the acquisition of 13.2% of the share capital.During the press conference Alberto Galassi, CEO of Ferretti Group presented the results of the financial year 2015. Nonetheless the persisting difficult market conditions, the consolidated production value has been 410 million euros (+23% compared to 334 million euros of 2014 and also higher than the Forecast at the beginning of 2015 that was established at 403 million euros).The EBITDA turned positive for the first time in the past four years and equals 7 million euros.This result is significantly better than the expectations as the forecasted EBITDA was -1 million euro. This achievement means that the loss has been halved compared to that of 2014. The EBIT and loss are respectively -13 and -29 million euros.The CEO has also announced that the first quarter of 2016 will report profits of around 5 million euros.The FY 2015 performance led to a positive review of the 2016 outlook, thus production value by the end of 2016 is expected to transcend 550 million euros, while the EBITDA is foreseen to reach 50 million euros and the Group to be profitable.It was possible to exceed the objectives set by the development plan for 2015 thanks to the implementation of the relaunch, development and growth strategies presented a year ago by the Group, following the capital increase of 80 million euros of the main shareholder, Weichai Group. From this amount, 50 million euros were allocated to the design and launch of 27 new models and to the expansion of sales activity towards both mature and emerging markets.Mr. Galassi confirmed the success of the 6 Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing and Custom Line models presented in 2015 that have been the absolute growth drivers of the year. Furthermore, he announced the arrival of 9 new yachts of the length between 12 and 37 meters that will be ready to debut this year.Ferretti Group also communicated the entry of a new shareholder:F Investments Sa., holding controlled by the Ferrari family, chose to become an investor of Ferretti International Holding S.p.A. together with Weichai Group by acquiring the 13.2% of the Company. The transaction value has not been endorsed.Mr. Piero Ferrari has been invited by Weichai Group to join the Board of Directors of Ferretti Group and will also continue to preside over the Product Development Committee that is responsible to direct the research, development and implementation of new products through all the Group’s brands. The fundamentals that helped to reach the brilliant results of 2015 were also the achievement of this Committee’s activity led by Mr. Ferrari.“The year of 2015 has rewarded us with economic and financial results over the expectations and the Group has relaunched itself regaining leadership on several markets” - underlined Mr. Galassi.“This achievement would not have been possible without the introduction of innovative and cutting edge products that are the results of significant investments in research & development and of the design and construction capabilities of Ferretti Group. For this reason, I would like to thank Weichai Group that was keen to invest and wise to await the necessary time this sector, free from a speculative approach, requires.”“Today Ferretti Group celebrates another important event” - continued Mr. Galassi. “The entry through F Investments S.A. of a great Italian businessman in the share capital, a nautical expert that already has an active part in the Group’s growth: Mr. Piero Ferrari. He chose to invest in Ferretti Group and to share a challenging business plan with our main shareholder and the management.Mr. Ferrari brings his great entrepreneurial skills by offering his capabilities of style and attention to detail and his international experience not only in the automotive industry, but also to one of the excellences in the nautical sector in Italy.”
A sporty thrill and uncompromised luxury. Emotions that anyone aiming for the very best at sea simply cannot do without. And ‘the best’ is Riva: the factory of dreams, the place where unmatched masterpieces – every owner's ambition – come to life. The latest object of desire is the Riva 100’ Corsaro, the brand’s new flybridge yacht. The 100’ Corsaro is the result of the cooperation between Ferretti Group’s Product Strategy Committee, the Group’s Engineering Department, and designer Mauro Micheli, co-founder, together with Sergio Beretta, of Officina Italiana Design, the design firm that exclusively pencils Riva's entire fleet. This craft is heir to legendary yachts, and flawlessly blends together comfort, performance, style, technology, design, and safety. Plus an additional classy touch: Riva’s essence. “Riva is back in the flybridge segment as a leader after creating extraordinary models that have conquered even the most demanding customers," says Stefano de Vivo, Ferretti Group’s Chief Commercial Officer.“The Riva 100’ Corsaro has already impressed our owners with its incredible design and exquisitely stylish solutions. The wide body master stateroom, for example, is worthy of a megayacht that offers owners a large private area on the main deck. Then there are the four lower deck suites and the large fully-customisable sundeck. We are proud to announce at the upcoming Gold Coast Boat Show in Hong Kong that the first unit has been sold in Asia and is under construction at our La Spezia facility. It will be presented in September during our Private Preview in Monaco, a few days before its worldwide debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2016.”EXTERIOR DESIGNThe unique features of the Riva 100’ Corsaro are undoubtedly bound to leave a mark in Riva’s history.Its silhouette resembles the tip of an arrow, resulting in a sporty, streamlined profile that conveys all the magnificence of this yacht. Large glazed windows punctuate the hull and the superstructure, ensuring a breathtaking visual impact as well as wonderful panoramic views from the interiors.The uninterrupted large hull window with integrated portholes on both sides connects the guest cabins, while on the main deck glazed surfaces run up to the salon and the forward master suite.On a raised level, the wide front and side windscreens effectively protect the helm station.The sun deck with hard top combines stylish elegance, aerodynamic design, and unmatched comfort. The Riva 100’ Corsaro is almost 30 metres long (98.1 feet).AFT AREAThe entire aft area is a shining example of how form and functionality can be integrated in a system that applies cutting-edge technological research to ensure the yacht can be used and enjoyed the fullest. A new operating system exclusively patented by Ferretti Group allows the garage door to open and tilt down onto the beach area, creating a large beach club at water level. Once the door is over the platform, it automatically aligns and then lowers diagonally under the water together with the central part of the platform. In this way, the garage is flooded to launch or haul out the tender (up to 4.45 metres long) and jet-ski.The platform can then be submerged to various depths, allowing guests to prepare for sea activities or simply relax in the water. A technical and storage room has also been obtained inside the garage.MAIN DECKAfter reaching the cockpit from the beach area or via the concealed passerelle, guests are welcomed to a spacious lounge with a forward-facing sofa and a large fixed table with 3 more outdoor seats.To starboard, a stairway leads to the flybridge. The interior is characterised by its open-space design and is fitted out as a living area with a C-shaped sofa, a low table to starboard, and a cabinet to port with a TV screen that can be concealed in the ceiling panel. The elegant dining area seats up to 10 people. The glazed window left of the dining table can open up onto a walkway, while the corresponding bulwark can be lowered to provide an exclusive outdoor panoramic terrace. The central area divides onboard circulation flows, ensuring utmost privacy for guests and freedom of movement for the crew.The ‘noble’ part of the yacht is on the port side. Beyond the dining room, there is a lobby – also accessible from the exterior walkway – with a day head and the staircase leading to the suites. Further forward, a second door opens into the magnificent wide-body master stateroom, featuring a central double bed and a walk-in wardrobe. The suite is furnished with a writing desk/vanity table with a panoramic view to starboard, and an armchair with a coffee table on the left. The large forward bathroom is divided into three zones: the shower stall, a central area with twin washbasins, and a separate WC. On the first unit, customised to enhance onboard conviviality, the suite will be replaced by a private lounge with audio/video equipment and karaoke.The crew can follow their own dedicated circulation route, continuing on starboard up to a lobby from where one can step outdoor sand reach the forepeak or climb a few stairs leading to the raised helm station.Forward is the large galley, including a dinette for 4/5 people, while starboard access is gained to the crew quarters.LOWER DECKIn the standard version, the layout will include four guest suites - three doubles and a fourth with twin beds, all with a spacious heads and separate shower. The two aft cabins, identical in terms of size and fittings, can boast many details in Riva’s unmistakable style and are flooded with natural light thanks to the 1.86 sqm hull windows – among the largest in class. An alternative layout has a huge full-beam suite aft, a solution that the owner of the first unit chose for his suite. The crew quarters are located forward. Below deck, a second dinette with laundry corner leads to the captain’s cabin, with private head, while the crew have two cabins with bunk beds and shared head.UPPER DECK AND OUTDOOR FORE AREAThe sun deck offers breathtaking views with protection offered by the handrail that encloses it – an appreciated solution shared with the 76' Perseo. The central and forward areas, protected by the hard top, can also be reached from the raised helm station. Starboard is the external pilot station, with a sofa for the co-pilot too. Behind it, the flybridge can be furnished with a large 'al fresco' dining area to port, while on the right a cocktail bar will be the perfect location for unforgettable parties. The aft area, to which access is also gained from the cockpit, is entirely fitted out with freestanding furniture. A second private lounge, separate from the technical area for anchoring operations in the bow, overlooks the pilot house and features a large central sun pad, beyond which is a comfortable C-shaped sofa. This area can be protected with curtains or an outdoor sheltering system upon owners’ needs and tastes.ENGINES AND PERFORMANCEThe Riva 100’ Corsaro is available with two engine configurations, both MTU 16V Series 2000. Owners can choose between twin M93 2435 mhp or twin M94 2638 mhp power units, which will push the yacht to a cruising speed of 24.5 knots and a maximum speed of 27.5 or to 25 knots and 29 knots respectively (preliminary data). The Riva 100’ Corsaro will be equipped with zero-speed and underway stabilising fins, which can be replaced by gyros upon request.
Singapore, 14th of April, 2016 - In China and in general in Asia, Ferretti is the equivalent of luxury yachting.This has been confirmed last weekend at the “Asia Pacific Boating Awards”, where Ferretti Group has triumphed as “Best Brand Presence in China”.The prestigious award ceremony took place during the Singapore Yacht Show, one of the most significant boat shows in the Asia Pacific region, ended on the 10th of April.The event was organized by Blu Inc Media Ltd., one of the major nautical magazines’ publishers in Asia.The jury awarded Ferretti Group with “Best Brand Presence in China”, rewarding its capacity as a market leader in Asia, and in Mainland China in particular. In fact, the Group - similarly to the other Italian companies of the industry - is considered an ambassador of design, technology and quality in naval production, and able to express these capabilities all over the world."We are honoured to be awarded by a publisher that is an important benchmark among yachting and lifestyle enthusiasts in Asia”, commented Mr. Stefano de Vivo, Sales Director of Ferretti Group.“Furthermore, we are extremely proud of being considered as one of the top players in a market that continuously confirms its appreciation and love towards our brands. The Chinese and in general the Asia-Pacific markets enjoy a fast growing attention in Ferretti Group's strategy and we are committed to continue to grow in this fascinating market, thanks also to the huge support of our main shareholder, Weichai Group".
Palm Beach (Florida), 16th March 2016 - Ferretti Group has come ashore once again, this time in Florida, ready to take part in the 2016 Palm Beach International Boat Show from 17 – 20 March 2016 with 7 of the most prestigious yachts in its fleet.The Group is back in the USA for the third time in the space of just a few months, after the Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach boat shows. It will display:- the Ferretti Yachts 550 and the Ferretti Yachts 800;- the Pershing 62 and the Pershing 70;- the Iseo, Aquariva Super and the new 88’ Florida for the iconic Riva brand;“The USA and North America in general have always been key markets for our expansion strategy. This is why we decided to increase our presence at the main events in such an important area” - commented Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer at Ferretti Group.“After Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach, we will be one of the top names in Florida at our third show in less than six months. Our intention is to become even stronger in the Americas and keep in closer touch with our customers, prospects and all the fans of our brands.”The Palm Beach boat show is the best opportunity to give Ferretti Group’s American enthusiasts another chance to see the latest yachts and its many new designs currently being built in Italy, especially for Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva and Custom Line , ahead of their scheduled debut between the second half of this year and 2017.
Salzburg, 14th March 2016. “Convergence” is coming: the new edition of the professional training and refresher courses, organised by Ferretti Group for the captains of the motoryachts and vessels in its fleet, will be held from 15-18 March, 2016. .The sessions will be held in Salzburg, Austria, and will include formal training as well as outdoor activities, bringing together around 100 captains and chief engineers from all around the world.During the four days of "Convergence" 2016, the main objective will be to analyse the most important recent technological innovations added to the Group's yachts by exploring their functions, how they work and the maintenance needs.Some of Ferretti Group’s leading technology partners will host many of the technical seminars, including MAN, RANIERI TONISSI, RINA and SIDE POWER.Captains and chief engineers will also take part in refresher courses and team-building activities, such as city tours, sports and leisure pursuits.All this will consolidate the feeling of being part of the Group and, once again, reiterate its commitment to supporting seagoing professionals.“It’s a pleasure to be organising this strategic event once again,” says Alberto Galassi, CEO of Ferretti Group. ”The ultimate goal is to help our captains and engineers keep abreast of what’s new, as they play a vital role in safeguarding the success of our pleasure vessels. The comeback of 'Convergence' is a tangible sign of our management team’s focus on training and innovation. We hope to continue organising the event once a year, It is not only an important and useful occasion for captains to get together, but also a part of a wider and global strategy aimed at the ongoing development of the Group’s know-how. “Convergence” is yet another way for Ferretti Group to provide a concrete response to the demands of an increasingly complex and competitive global market.”
Maranello (Modena, Italy), 3rd March 2016 - When two legends meet, extraordinary stories and unforgettable emotions come to life.This is about to happen in Formula 1 with the news that Riva will be Scuderia Ferrari’s official sponsor throughout the 2016 World Championship. The international yacht brand and the Prancing Horse’s single-seater racing machines will be competing together for the first time on all the Formula 1 circuits that will host the 21 Grand Prix races.The sponsorship was officially announced in Maranello during the presentation of the new Ferrari SF16-H car, which will compete in the next Formula 1 World Championship.The Riva logo, featuring the unmistakable aquamarine background, will be visible on the helmets of Scuderia Ferrari's two drivers, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen.“An icon of recreational boating meets the most exceptional Formula 1 team giving birth to an unmatched duo, a legend meeting another legend, racing together on Formula 1 circuits and cruising the seas worldwide" - explains Ferretti Group’s CEO Alberto Galassi.“We are truly proud to be writing a new chapter of Riva’s glorious history together with Ferrari, thereby renovating a collaboration that, in the past, led to true sea jewels . The exclusive cooperation between Riva and Scuderia Ferrari brings together two icons of style and technological innovation, which every day thrill speedboat and car racing enthusiasts all over the world.”The first Grand Prix race to look forward to is the Rolex Australian Grand Prix (from 18-20 March in Melbourne), but the challenge will cover 21 weekends, culminating on 27 November with the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the grand finale of the 2016 World Championship.
Dubai, 29th February 2016 - Ferretti Group has landed at Dubai International Boat Show, one of the most prestigious showcases of the Middle East, slated for 1 - 5 March at the Dubai International Marine Club.The Group is participating in collaboration with the local exclusive dealers Art Marine and Sea Pros, by lining up a fleet of seven yachts representing the Riva and Pershing brands.Making its absolute première in the United Arab Emirates is the 76’ Perseo, the new coupé of the Riva fleet that has already conquered world markets owing to its sportiness, elegance and performance.“The Middle East has always been a flourishing market for our Group, and our yachts can often be admired in these waters,” - said Stefano de Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer of Ferretti Group.“It is also for this reason that we decided to take part in this event with even greater commitment. Moreover, we can rely on a solid sales network in this region, consisting of two exclusive dealers with whom we have been working on very good terms for many years: Sea Pros and Art Marine.In the future Ferretti Group aims to gain further market share in this area, which now plays a crucial role in the growth strategies of companies that operate in the luxury segment."The more than 30,000 visitors expected for the Emirates event this year will be able to admire another six of the Group's most successful models: Pershing 62, Riva 27’ Iseo, Riva 68’ Ego Super, Riva 88’ Domino Super, Riva 88’ Florida and Riva 92’ Duchessa.The Dubai show will be an opportunity to present the latest innovations of the group in the Middle East in detail, and the new projects already in progress for the Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva and Custom Line brands, ready to début in the second half of 2016 and in 2017.
Naples, 25th February 2016 - Ferretti Group will be participating at Nauticsud, the traditional boat show in Naples held from February 27th to March 6th 2016, which is back on the Italian calendar of top yachting events after a break of five years.The Group will be a top name at the show, set up and designed by Mostra d’Oltremare from Naples, and will be supported by its official agent Mele Yacht and its dealer Nautica Casarola.The brands on display at the two stands located in Hall 6 include Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Riva, Itama and Mochi Craft.Mele Yacht, Ferretti Group agent whose head office is precisely in Naples, will be showing visitors the new boats sailing the waves in 2016: the new Ferretti Yachts 450 and 850 flybridges and the Pershing 5X, new entry in the brand fleet.Nautica Casarola, Riva’s Italian exclusive dealer, will have a splendid exemplar of Riva Iseo on display, the 27-foot open whose many strengths include its extraordinary elegance at sea and great ease of transport.“We’re proud to be taking part to an Italian boat show and we are happy it is back in Naples - commented Stefano De Vivo, Chief Commercial Officer at Ferretti Group. “Nauticsud is a popular event in an area known for its many sailing enthusiasts and a traditional calling point for yacht owners from all around the world.The presence of Ferretti Group, supported by two of our oldest partners, is proof that we fully intend to keep a focus on the Italian market, and we are pleased to say the signs point to it steadily picking up again.And the magnificent scenario of Naples and its gulf will also lend us all a hand in relaunching national demand for pleasure crafts and large yachts.”This is the 43rd edition of Nauticsud boat show, an unmissable opportunity for sailing enthusiasts in Central and Southern Italy. In the generous space set aside for the boat show, the crafts and the owners will be the stars for nine days, celebrating nautical culture with a schedule of conferences and workshops on topics relating to the yachting industry.