October 30 2017
Ferretti Group presents two North American Debuts and more at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
From the 1st until the 5th of November at the 58th edition of the largest boat show in the Americas, the Group presents 2 new models for the American market, Ferretti Yachts 780 and Riva 76 'Bahamas, the first 2018 new projects and important news regarding its subsidiary Allied Marine.
Fort Lauderdale, FL, October 30th 2017 - Ferretti Group participates at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show with a marvellous fleet of 18 open, coupe, flybridge and maxi yachts ranging from 33 to 92 feet (10-28 meters) and representing the Ferretti Yachts, Riva, Pershing and Custom Line brands.
2 debuts on the American market will stand out: the magnificent Ferretti Yachts 780 flybridge yacht and the iconic Riva 76’ Bahamas convertible yacht.
In addition to these models, Ferretti Group will display:
- Ferretti Yachts 450, Ferretti Yachts 550, Ferretti Yachts 650, Ferretti Yachts 700 and
Ferretti Yachts 850
- Custom Line Navetta 28
- Pershing 5X, Pershing 62, Pershing 70, Pershing 74 and Pershing 82 VHP (version
made for the American market specifically and equipped with high performance
- Aquariva Super, Rivamare, 76 'Perseo, 88' Florida and 88 'Domino Super for the Riva
"Fort Lauderdale is the ideal occasion for presenting to the US market and yacht enthusiasts the new models launched during the European shows in the autumn", explains Stefano de Vivo, Ferretti Group’s CCO. "
Also, visitors can view additional models on display in our Fort Lauderdale Showroom, Ferretti Group’s headquarter in the United States. This unique location at the edge of the water has 12 slips where yachts up to 100 feet can be moored: a year-round yacht show of the Group’s seven brands.
This year’s Boat Show marks a renewal for our local headquarters, as we will reveal important news about this location and the entire United States distribution network.
Last but not least, Fort Lauderdale will also be an opportunity to share our first new projects of 2018."
During Ferretti Group’s press conference, scheduled for the opening day of the show, some of next year’s new yachts will be announced, along with details about the organization of the Group's subsidiaries in the United States. It also will be presented our commercial development plan of the Americas region aimed at further increasing the Group’s presence on both shores of the United States and Canada as well as in Central and South America. The plan will be implemented by a dedicated team that supports our official distributors in Mexico, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Panama, Venezuela and Honduras.
During the press conference, some great news will be disclosed on Allied Marine, our long-time American brokerage and charter company that is preparing to launch a new, extraordinary phase of its business history.
As has been the case for the latest European nautical shows, at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2017 Ferretti Group continues its consolidated collaboration with prestigious Italian and international brands.
Champagne Pommery will be served to the guests of the VIP Chalet, while the Italian cellar La Scolca will offer a selection of the best wine-making traditions of the Piedmont region.
Maserati will provide the courtesy car service for the Group’s VIP guests.
Seabob, a guarantee for entertainment and speed in the water, will exhibit its limited edition models, one for each Ferretti Group brand.
Shipowners will also be able to learn about the services provided by Marina Ibiza, the most luxurious tourist harbour on the Balearic Islands. We also have a regional partnership with Fontainebleau Aviation the exclusive FBO at the private Opa-Locka airport and Turnberry Marina in Adventura. Lastly, regarding the fashion world, the partnership with Dolce & Gabbana has been renewed the Italian brand is the designer of all the Ferretti Group employees’ uniforms at the show.