Episode 1

Style

The cultural heritage of style combined with an innovative engineering viewpoint has created endless leaps forward. From the sleek lines of Riva to the handbuilt sailing boats of a bygone era, luxury yachting has always been a part of the Italian background. We speak with key figures from world-leaders in yachting to explore how, as a culture dedicated to the water, the superyacht industry in Italy has become a natural evolution of a remarkable history.

Runtime

7 mins

Written & Directed by

Ben Roberts

Episode 2

Industry

This episode divides Italian yacht building success by dividing it into two parts - power and the market-state - to understand why 45% of all yachts in construction are projects by Italian shipyards. The most prestigious yacht builders and designers share their experiences with the "artwork" of Italian superyachts and the challenges overcome that have made this such a resolute industry.

Runtime

6 mins

Written & Directed by

Ben Roberts

Episode 3

DNA

Examining what makes Italians so distinct by way of culture, we ask the question; Is the skill of yacht design built in to Italian DNA? A strong heritage in architecture has translated itself into a modern day determination to create something innovative and different.

Runtime

6 mins

Written & Directed by

Ben Roberts

Episode 4

Interiors

Interior design is an intricate and refined art, and one that is inextricably linked with Italian culture, style and norms. In this episode, designers and shipbuilders explain the how Italy has built a reputation for welcoming and livable yacht interiors.

Runtime

7 mins

Written & Directed by

Ben Roberts

Episode 5

Reputation

What does Made In Italy mean in the superyacht industry?

Runtime

5 mins

Written & Directed by

Ben Roberts

Full Feature

Made in Italy

This 5-part documentary series takes a closer look at Italian yacht-building, discussing the craft with some of the biggest names in the industry and giving exclusive insight into some of the world's most successful shipyards. By examining the Italian stronghold on the areas of style, industry dominance, DNA and heritage, classic interiors and a strong reputation, Superyachts.com sheds an interesting light on what makes an Italian-built yacht so special.

Runtime

47 mins

Written & Directed by

Ben Roberts