February 14 2013
FERRETTI GROUP TO HAVE THE LARGEST AMOUNT OF NEW YACHTS ON DISPLAY IN THE HISTORY OF THE MIAMI YACHT & BROKERAGE SHOW 2013
Ft. Lauderdale, FL. February 14, 2013 – The Ferretti Group, a world leader in the design, construction and sale of motor-yachts, comprising a unique portfolio of some of the most exclusive and prestigious brands in the nautical world, is proud to announce that it will have the largest amount of new yachts to be displayed in the history of the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show with 25 new yachts on display, including 4 US debuts. The Ferretti Group continues to build on its success in the Americas where the Group completed a record year of sales in the American market for the second consecutive year. Latin America continues to be a very strong growth region for the Ferretti Group as the Group strengthens its dealer distribution network across nine countries including Puerto Rico, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, and the Dominican Republic. The Ferretti Group has made a significant commitment to the Miami Yacht & Brokerage Show with the largest in-water display of new yachts and record showcase of Ferretti Yachts, Pershing and Riva yachts at an American boat show. The highly anticipated Ferretti 870, Ferretti 690, Pershing 82 and Custom Line Navetta 26 Cresendowill be making their US debuts at this event and will be located on the Ferretti Group new yacht display on Ramp 21-23, directly across from the Eden Roc Hotel from February 14th through February 18th, 2013. The Ferretti Group has chosen Miami to present the book devoted to the 170th anniversary of the Riva brand, once more confirming the strategic role of this Boat Show. "We are delighted to present this book in the United States, the world's number-one market for the boating industry, where our Group is currently making considerable investments, including the opening of the new production facilities of Bertram Yacht - the legendary manufacturer of sport fisherman motor yachts and a brand of the Ferretti Group - in the ultra-modern marina in Merritt Island, Florida", stated Ferruccio Rossi, Ferretti Group's CEO. "We are extremely proud of having succeeded in collecting the elements that have fed the Riva ‘myth' over the years, and keep feeding it day after day, into a highly prestigious book. We believe that being able to do so in the USA – a market that has always been in love with this brand - is yet another sign of how the Americas are going to ensure our Group a strategic business development over the next few years". "Taking part in this Boat Show with such a large number of new yachts represents a great success for the Ferretti Group, as it proves our strength on the American continent and our constant commitment to this region" declared James Henderson, Presidente and CEO of Ferretti Group America. "The Group will continue to reinforce the strategic importance of its Americas organization and is actively strengthening its presence throughout North America, along with growing its dealer presence in Latin America", added Henderson.