Pershing S.p.a. was founded in 1981 by three avid sea-goers with a shared knowledge of yacht building and a passion for fast-cruising yachts. The Italian shipyard has been designing, building and marketing luxury open-style motor yachts ever since.
Throughout its history the Pershing yard has produced open fibreglass motor yachts from 14 to 35 metres in length. Beginning with the 14 metre Pershing 45 in 1985, the company has grown to international proportions sending over 70 percent of production to the USA and Far East.
Key to the Pershing range of superyachts are the elements of high-performance, researched-style, top-quality materials and meticulously-designed interiors. To give Pershing yachts their trademark sporty appearance, the yard blends the latest construction methods with powerful engines of up to 7,400mhp, surface propellers, hydrojets and gas turbines.
Pershing yard cherishes a long-standing collaboration with Italian designer Fulvio De Simoni. Since its inception, De Simoni has worked with Pershing to accomplish the signature sporty, sleek and stylish characteristic of the brand.
Pershing now operates from a new yard in Mondolfo, opened in 2004, which incorporates 54,600-square metres of space. Amongst the yard facilities are a large paint shed, and three separate buildings; one for management, administration and design, one for yacht fitting-out; and one for superstructure construction.
Today Pershing is a member of the Ferretti Group; an eight-brand portfolio of marine companies which coordinates the marketing efforts of the shipyard.