Azimut/Benetti group is continuing its streak at the top of the Global Order Book by securing first place for the 19th year in a row. The group has completed 97 projects as well as totalling 3,536 metres (11,601 feet) in length under construction, representing a growth of 26% and 24.5% respectively in comparison to figures for 2018.
UK magazine Boat International ranked the 20 largest international boat builders constructing luxury yachts over 24 metres (78.7 feet), of which fellow Italian shipyards and competitors Ferretti Group came in second at 91 projects completed and 2,952 metres (9685 feet) of vessels under construction.
Azimut/Benetti credits its success to the ability to draw talented designers to the company in addition to extensive research into new technologies, long-standing financial stability and a wide-ranging distribution and assistance network with worldwide coverage.
The group has ended the 2017/18 financial year with a reported production value at €850 million, an increase of +18% on previous years and Azimut/Benetti also has great news with the upcoming launch of three mega yachts over 100m/328ft this winter season.