February 17 2006
Ferretti Group to introduce a record 7 new models to USA at 2006 Miami Yacht And Brokerage Show
Miami, Fla. – February 16, 2006 - Ferretti Group, a world leader in the
engineering and manufacturing of luxury motor yachts and sport boats, announced that
seven new models will make their U.S. debut and be on display on Collins Avenue at the
Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show February 16 to 21, 2006.
“The Ferretti Group continues to demonstrate its commitment to the US market with a strong pipeline of new models being Americanized and then distributed in the USA. We have now introduced 25 new models in the U.S. in just two years.” said Giovanni Vacchi, Executive Chairman of Ferretti Group USA.
The new models are:
Ferretti 550 - with three cabins and three bathrooms plus a standard and comfortable crew cabin with bathroom, the 550 is new way of looking at a yacht 57’ in length. The inside layout maximises space in the salon for a yacht of this size.
Ferretti 630 - features a streamlined profile, underscored by an innovative one-piece salon windows, with compound curves, extending continuously from the bow to the stern. From the inside, the effect is that of a 360-degree view of the sea, with no structural obstacles blocking the scenery.
Ferretti 681 - a yacht with an aggressive layout, where the deck windows accentuate the long low lines of the yacht. The 681 features two large open-view windows in the owner’s cabin ensuring great light inside, and a sense of direct contact with the sea.
Ferretti 881 – the largest in the Ferretti Yachts range includes a new hardtop, plus a decadent master stateroom layout featuring huge windows on the sea.
Pershing 56’ – highly acclaimed by the press, this latest Pershing model combines character and performance with its leading edge design and aggressive profile.
Riva 68’Ego – The new Ego is an open sport cruiser of absolute elegance, unique refinement, and excellence in every detail. Designed by Mauro Micheli and his Officina italiana Design team, the Ego continues to the expansion of the Riva range with yachts of character and distinction.
Mochi 44’ Dolphin – Technology, sporty manners, and traditional good looks are the distinctive features of the new smallest Mochi Dolphin. The 44’s classic raised bow, reverse transom, and sinuous lines are unmistakably the lines of the Dolphin range.
Ferretti Group, a world leader in the engineering and manufacturing of luxury motor yachs and sport boats, is headed by its Chairman Norberto Ferretti, Vice Chairman Giancarlo Galeone and CEO Gabriele Del Torchio. Today it joins the following brands: Ferretti Yachts, Pershing, Itama, Bertram, Riva, Apreamare, Mochi Craft, Custom Line, CRN.
The Ferretti Group, with over 2,500 employees (not considering the induced business) and a surface of over 673,000 square meters (indoor and outdoor), 19 production units in Italy, two in Spain and one in the United States, closed its financial statement, on August 31st, 2005 with a consolidated turnover of about 636 million euros, registering a + 14% increase compared to the 557 million euros of the previous year.