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On Friday 31st July, a Captains’ dinner held in Cairns by the SuperYacht Group Great Barrier Reef highlighted the startling potential of the Australian city as a superyacht homeport for the South Pacific region. Perfectly nestled between two natural wonders, Cairns is a truly inexhaustible destination resting on a strong backbone of major superyacht infrastructure. Its small island culture and first-world facilities make Cairns an attractive base for superyachts to explore the adventures of the South Pacific.
In a strong fortnight for the Italian yacht builder, CRN has announced the delivery of the 62m M/Y 137. Now named Voice, the latest project to emerge from the esteemed Ancona yard features a design by Nuvolari-Lenard.
As the tide begins to turn in favour of superyacht brokerage, CRN has announced the signing of a contract for a new custom 52m full-aluminium yacht. The sale of CRN’s hull number 142 was brokered by Eduardo Cury, President of Miami Yacht Access, with the client represented by Antonello Vittorio Meloni, DIrector of the Luxury Assets Department of Finakey SA.
Ferretti Group is the group of Italian shipyards taking the yachting world by storm. Proving it is much more than a collection of yacht builders, the group has released a review of its exclusive destinations in the Med, providing the ultimate choice of getaways this summer and bringing with it unmistakable Italian style and elegance.
Legendary 63.40m expedition yacht SuRi has completed an innovative in-water repaint as part of an ongoing project underway at Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM).
Last week we took the time to catch up with Stefano de Vivo, CCO of Ferretti Group and CRN Executive Board Member. Although a lot has changed in the yachting landscape since we last caught up at FLIBS 2019, we were reassured to find some things at least have remained constant – namely, CRN’s dedicated philosophy, centred around pure custom build.
CRN proudly announced a notable landmark in its progress toward making yachting greener, as it became the first Italian shipyard to receive IMO Tier III certification. The certification was awarded to the yard’s in-build M/Y 137 – a fully custom steel and aluminium vessel launched last November and due to be delivered later this year.
Italian shipyard Pershing, one of the esteemed Ferretti brands, has unveiled an all-new range of sports yachts that it promises will disrupt the norm and revolutionise the yachting experience.
New details of a one-off 62m CRN construction, known only by its hull number 138, have come to light. The announcement is a sign that despite the withdrawal of its IPO in October the Ferretti Group continues to grow as market-leading shipbuilders.
Superyachts.com has reported on the success of Italian shipyard CRN repeatedly over the last few months, from construction updates of the 62m hull #138, to the debut of the magnificent 79m #135 at the Monaco Yacht Show this week. This afternoon, Chief Commercial Officer and face of the brand Stefano de Vivo stopped by our Breaking News Centre at Port Hercules, to talk about the last few months of success for CRN, and reveal a few details of what is still to come.
Milan-based Ferretti Group has announced its plans to proceed with an Initial Public Offering (IPO) by the end of October this year. The Group, which includes esteemed superyacht brand such as CRN and Pershing, will list its ordinary shares on the Mercato Telematico Azionario.
Monaco Yacht Show 2019 will once again bring together the most important players in the industry in a celebration of the most breath-taking new and innovative superyachts. Monaco is the perfect stage for shipyards to showcase their latest creations, and among those making a first-time public appearance will be CRN’s 135.
On the eve of the Monaco Yacht Show takes place the annual MYS Inaugural Gala, a glamorous affair of champagne, canapes and the creme de la creme of the yachting world. The jury have cast their votes, but the industry at large will have to wait until next Wednesday to find out which four superyachts out of the 125 cruising into Port Hercules have taken the crown.
September is now well underway, and the yachting industry has swooped in on Europe for the most important boat shows of the year. Last week, Ferretti Group kicked off the season in unparalleled style, with a private event starring the celebrated Lionel Richie in the glamorous setting of Yacht Club de Monaco.
As September approaches, there is a buzz permeating the yachting world that can only mean one thing: Monaco Yacht Show is just around the corner. 2019’s edition of the world-famous event is set to be bigger and better than ever, with more boats flocking to the stunning Mediterranean principality than ever before. Here is what we know so far about this year’s standout fleet: