Riva 110’ Dolcevita won the award in the Best Exterior Styling Motor Yacht category, and Custom Line 120’ “Vista Blue” received the prize in the Best New Production Yacht Design category.Cortina D’Ampezzo, 28 January, 2019 – Ferretti Group reaches the top even in the snows of Cortina, with 2 dazzling trophies earned by Custom Line 120’ “Vista Blue” and Riva 110’ Dolcevita, two nautical masterpieces Made in Italy.The Group also triumphed at the tenth edition of the Design & Innovation Awards, sponsored by Boat International Media, prestigious publishing group in the international yachting world. The panel selected the winners in each category by assessing design, style and on-board comfort, taking into account technological and design innovation.Custom Line 120’ “Vista Blue” won in the Best New Production Yacht Design category. This new planing yacht conveys the values of seaworthiness, comfort, safety and customisation - all part of Custom Line's DNA since the beginning - in a revolutionary product in terms of its style, design and spaces.Jointly produced by the Product Strategy Committee under the engineer Piero Ferrari and the Ferretti Group’s Engineering Department, it is the first Custom Line vessel conceived by Francesco Paszkowski Design.Riva 110’ Dolcevita won the award in the Best Exterior Styling Motor Yacht category. The result of cooperation between Officina Italiana Design, the studio founded by designer Mauro Micheli together with Sergio Beretta, and the Ferretti Group’s Product Strategy Committee and Engineering Department, the 110’ Dolcevita was received with enthusiasm by the panel for its exterior design, with its ultra-sporting profile, and the yacht's aerodynamic qualities, further boosted by the lateral structures in glass. Consistently with the brand's heritage, sophisticated design choices and innovative technological features make this flybridge an exceptionally beautiful yacht.“Winning two top prizes such as these with two different yachts is not just a sign of excellent health for Ferretti Group – the numbers already show this – but also confirms that our vision of beautiful yachting matches the taste of the greatest experts in the industry. Pursuing real innovation, as we do, also means committing to projects for months, sometimes years, whose value and degree of appeal you will only find out after their official debut. The level of success, not exclusively commercial, achieved by Riva 110’ Dolcevita and Custom Line 120’ tells us that investing in talent, innovation and research is the only way to ensure we remain firmly positioned at the top of the yachting industry.” - said Mr. Alberto Galassi, CEO of Ferretti Group.With these awards, Ferretti Group reaffirms its top position in terms of beauty, style and innovation, making it the leading brand in Italian yachting excellence.
The iconic Riva Iseo leaves its legendary wake in the snow of Cortina D’Ampezzo.Cortina D’Ampezzo, 25 January 2019 – The Ferretti Group’s legendary and world-renowned Riva is official partner of the 11th Superyacht Design Symposium, held this year in the stunning and exclusive Cortina D’Ampezzo from 27-29 January 2019.Defining innovation: this will be the focus of the prestigious symposium of the international luxury yachting industry and, during the event, Alberto Galassi, CEO of Ferretti Group, will be making his contribution to the topic.Alberto Galassi, who is scheduled to take part in the rich programme of the symposium on January 27 at 10:00 am, will share his take on innovation with the audience with a focus on Riva, the Group’s iconic brand, true example of coherence and evolution in the yachting world. The heritage of the brand has been honoured through its strong DNA and it comes across in every model, from the 1950s Tritone to the latest Riva 90’ Argo, which joins Riva’s last flybridge generation and the yachts that go up to 95 metres in length.A stunning and stylish Iseo runabout will be on display - and sure to catch the eyes of people strolling around in search of stunning sights - at Cortina D’Ampezzo in Corso Italia 94, an exclusive setting where luxury, elegance, style and innovation meet until 31 January.The many yachting and luxury enthusiasts will have the chance to admire the 27-footer up close, one of the most appreciated masterpieces in the Riva range, featuring elegant lines, cutting-edge technology and impressive performance.A few metres further down at number 76, the grace and aesthetic appeal of the Riva Brand Experience will be showcased in the new Franz Kraler multi-brand men’s fashion store, along with top names built on outstanding sartorial traditions such as Loro Piana, Cucinelli and Kiton, and brands including Gucci, Saint Laurent, Valentino and Balmain.“Riva Inside, Inside Riva” is the Riva Brand Experience tag line. It perfectly encapsulates the meaning and exquisite charms of the accessories in a collection that instantly gained cult status, taking pride of place in homes and yachts all over the world.From designer home décor, clothing and accessories to high-tech items and legendary mahogany toys, they are all capable of conveying spellbinding tactile and visual sensations thanks to exceptional attention to detail and a choice of materials that calls to mind the sailing experience.Make sure you call in at 76 Corso Italia, where Franz and Daniela Kraler’s unparalleled expertise of luxury rules and customer demand gives concrete form to the essence of beauty and glamour. Nowhere could be better suited to playing host to Riva Boutique and taking a voyage through the Riva legend and its aesthetic delights.
The innovations presented in Düsseldorf foreshadow the Group's production choices for 2019:Elite design in partnership with prestigious architectural signatures.Düsseldorf, January 19th, 2019 – 2019 is off to a sparkling start for Ferretti Group with its incredible news, unveiled for the first time at the BOOT, the most important nautical event of the winter season, scheduled in Düsseldorf from January 19th to 27th.In a world preview, Ferretti Group unveiled the masterpiece of the ‘X Generation,’ the new Pershing 8X, along with a fleet of seven other iconic models.The new creation by Pershing will steal the spotlight of the next nautical season. Its sporty, streamlined lines, combined with unsurpassed standards of quality and innovation, are the result of the collaboration between the architect Fulvio De Simoni, Ferretti Group Strategic Product Committee and the Engineering Department of the Group.Pershing 8X, made of carbon fiber, is revolutionary from a stylistic-functional point of view as well as from a performance one. The sport-fly, in fact, guarantees not only lightness and increased speed, but also greater comfort on board, thanks to larger, more welcoming spacesThe new Riva 90' Argo was also officially presented: the 90-foot project born from the collaboration with Officina Italiana Design, the studio founded by the designers Mauro Micheli and Sergio Beretta, joins the latest generation of Riva flybridge range, alongside Riva 100' Corsaro and Riva 110' Dolcevita.The BOOT was also the stage for the presentation of four new projects that trace the beginning of a revolutionary stylistic and design path, characterized by the collaboration with some of the most famous architects worldwide.All of the announcements were heeded with great enthusiasm: the new semi-displacement super yacht Custom Line Navetta 30, which bears the signature of two exceptional designers, architects Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel; Ferretti Yachts 720, which cleverly combines the classic-contemporary style of Ferretti Yachts and a modern great impact design conceived by the architect Filippo Salvetti; CRN 70M megayacht, developed in collaboration with designers Andrea Vallicelli and Alessandro Nazareth, who took care of the concept, of the external lines and of the interior partitioning; and 48 Wallytender, which is one of the most anticipated premières of the next Cannes Yachting Festival.Alongside the Pershing 8X world première, 6 highly successful models were exhibited:• Ferretti Yachts 550 and Ferretti Yachts 670• Rivamare, 56' Rivale and 66' Ribelle for the Riva brand• Pershing 5XSeabob with its sea-toys, La Scolca with its fine wines, Mogi Caffè with its blends, and Slam with its uniforms are among the luxury partners that Ferretti Group chose to enhance their fine Italian superyachts with.
2019 starts brilliantly for Ferretti Group: Great expectations for a world preview and the announcement of prestigious collaborations linked to the world of architecture and of international design.Düsseldorf, January 15th, 2019 – Ferretti Group is preparing to deploy a fleet of 7 models at the first important event of the winter nautical season, the international BOOT exhibition, which will take place in Düsseldorf from January 19thto 27th.2019 starts off with a prestigious debut for Ferretti Group. Everything is prepared for the world launch of a new amazing model of sporty and streamlined superyacht signed by Pershing, which will be unveiled right in Düsseldorf.Next to this highly anticipated new model, two other important innovations will be announced: a prestigious partnership will fully bring Custom Line between the icons of architecture and international interior design, and a new Ferretti Yachts project will be talked about, with the presentation of an innovative concept able to join elegance, comfort, and performance, typically in the DNA of the brand.The exhibition will also showcase some of the Ferretti Group models, which are most successful among the European public:• Ferretti Yachts 550 and Ferretti Yachts 670• Rivamare, 56’ Rivale and 66’ Ribelle for Riva brand• Pershing 5XThe Group’s booth (Hall 6, nr. 6D28) stands out again this year for its innovative and captivating concept: welcoming and original lounges and a very spacious VIP area, complete with an American bar.Also at the BOOT, Ferretti Group continues its collaboration with important luxury partners to make a unique and memorable experience for visitors and ship owners.Seabob will exhibit its products, a combination of fun and speed in the water; the Italian winemaker La Scolca will offer an exclusive tasting of its fine wines; Mogi Caffè will delight guests with the best Italian blends; finally, Slam will supply the uniforms of Ferretti Group crew.